A statue inspired by the artwork for the Chinese leg of IRON MAIDEN‘s “The Book Of Souls” 2016 world tour 2016 has been made available by XM Studios. A collaboration with Divine, the unique 1:4 scale statue — which has been been handcrafted and handpainted to perfection — shows off MAIDEN‘s mascot Eddie riding the
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A GoFundMe page has been started for QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali, who has been battling Stage 4 pancreatic cancer for the past year. Earlier tonight, QUIET RIOT shared a link to the page via its social media accounts and included the following message: “We know it’s tough for everyone right now, but a go
Former GUNS n’ ROSES drummer Matt Sorum‘s autobiography, “Double Talkin’ Jive: True Rock ‘N’ Roll Stories From The Drummer Of Guns N’ Roses, The Cult, And Velvet Revolver”, which was previously due in April and was subsequently pushed back to early July, will now arrive in late summer or early fall. Matt discussed the book’s
WITCHES HAMMER first began their death rumblings way back in the mid-eighties, and now the band is simply legendary in the extreme metal underground. Their reputation has only been solidified by the fact that key member Marco Banco played on BLASPHEMY‘s 1990 war metal benchmark “Fallen Angel of Doom….”. The guitarist looks gargantuan and Herculean
POISON frontman Bret Michaels has added several “Bandana Banana” merchandise items to his official webstore — just days after he was revealed as the person in the banana costume, one of the contestants on Fox‘s smash hit “The Masked Singer”. Currently available for purchase are Banana Graphic Socks ($20.00), Bandana Banana Candle Jar ($22.00) and
Rapper Post Malone, who is a huge NIRVANA fan, has launched a livestream concert on his YouTube channel, performing NIRVANA “hits and fan favorites” while raising money for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Among the musicians backing Post during the performance is BLINK-182 drummer Travis Barker. While apparently watching the live stream, NIRVANA bassist Krist
RATT singer Stephen Pearcy has released the demo version of a new solo song called “All That I Want”. The track is expected to appear on his sixth solo album, due in 2021 via his own label Top Fuel Records. The LP is currently being written and recorded by Pearcy and his longtime guitarist and
According to The Smoking Gun, MORBID ANGEL guitarist Trey Azagthoth told cops “I’m a professional drinker” after he was pulled over for speeding earlier this year. The now-55-year-old musician, whose real name is George Emmanuel, was stopped by a sheriff’s deputy at approximately 11:09 p.m. on January 1 for driving “at a high rate of
FALLING IN REVERSE guitarist Derek Jones has died at the age of 35. His passing was confirmed by singer Ronnie Radke, who tweeted out four photos of Jones earlier today and included the following message: “I’ll never forget when you picked me up from jail in your old tour van to start FALLING IN REVERSE.
A video of QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT performing a quarantine version of “We Are the Champions” can be seen below. The split-screen clip, featuring Lambert along with guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, included a slight tweak to the track’s lyrics, with Lambert changing the titular pronoun from “we” to “you” in an apparent
CYNIC guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal has taken to social media to ask his fans and supporters to donate to a GoFundMe campaign launched by Vidatak, a supplier of communication products for hospital-based patients, which is providing free EZ Boards — simple-to-use communication boards designed for non-verbal patients — to hospitals during this global health crisis. Vidatak
Professionally filmed video of Chris Robinson and Rich Robinson performing three THE BLACK CROWES classics at the San Francisco stop of their “Brothers Of A Feather” acoustic tour on March 6 can be seen below. The clip, which was directed by Matthew Max Mendenhall and Jon Cornick, includes the Robinson brothers’ performances of “Hotel Illness”
Richmond, Virginia-based metallers LAMB OF GOD will release their new, self-titled album, on May 8 via Epic Records in the U.S. and Nuclear Blast Records in Europe. The follow-up to 2015’s “VII: Sturm Und Drang” marks LAMB OF GOD‘s first recordings with Art Cruz, who joined the band last year as the replacement for the
According to the BBC, BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi has raised more than £19,000 (approximately $23,760) for the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) by auctioning off personal items, including one of his guitars. The axe sold for £11,300 (approximately $14,130), with other items from the collection raising just under £8,000 for University Hospitals Birmingham.
SAXON frontman Biff Byford recently teamed up with his son Seb (NAKED SIX) to perform a couple of songs acoustically as a special “thank you” to the band’s fans all over the world, those who must go to work every day and those staying at home keeping everyone safe during this difficult time. SAXON said