ROB ZOMBIE Guitarist JOHN 5 Releases Cover Version Of METALLICA's 'Enter Sandman'

Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 has released his cover version of the METALLICA classic “Enter Sandman”. The song is now available for streaming on Spotify and in the YouTube clip below. John 5‘s latest studio album, “Season Of The Witch”, was released in March. His solo band THE CREATURES includes Ian Ross on bass and Rodger Carter on drums. John has had an illustrious career collaborating with chart-topping artists such as LYNYRD SKYNYRD, Ricky Martin and Rod Stewart. John has performed on critically acclaimed world tours with MARILYN MANSON and ROB ZOMBIE. Later, John ventured … Continue reading

STEEL PANTHER To Release 'Lower The Bar Bitchin' Edition' In November

California rock and party legends STEEL PANTHER will release a limited-edition picture-disc vinyl as a Black Friday Record Store Day exclusive. The “Lower The Bar Bitchin’ Edition” will be in record stores on November 24 and will become an instant collector’s item, as it is limited to one thousand and five hundred pieces in the United States. The vinyl edition features the critically acclaimed last album as well as the previously limited release track “Red Headed Step Child”. Each vinyl version will also feature a download card so fans that purchase the vinyl can also get the “Lower The Bar … Continue reading

M. SHAWN CRAHAN Says It's 'An Honor' And 'A Privilege' To Still Be Able To Do SLIPKNOT

SLIPKNOT percussionist M. Shawn Crahan, a.k.a. Clown, recently answered a number of questions submitted by fans. Select questions were chosen from fans across the world as part of the cinematic screening of the band’s new documentary, “Day Of The Gusano”, which will be released on DVD/Blu-ray on October 20 via Eagle Rock Entertainment. Directed by Crahan, “Day Of The Gusano” documents the Iowa band’s first-ever visit to Mexico in December 2015 and features exclusive interviews with SLIPKNOT‘s members talking about the importance of their fanbase and the band’s long-awaited first-ever show in Mexico City. Asked what has been SLIPKNOT‘s biggest … Continue reading

L.A. GUNS Release Music Video For 'The Flood's The Fault Of The Rain'

“The Flood’s The Fault Of The Rain”, the new video from L.A. GUNS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s latest album, “The Missing Peace”, which was released on October 13 via the Italian record label Frontiers Music Srl. The disc’s cover artwork was created by the Las Vegas portrait painter Kahla and can be seen below. As the revival of the classic ’80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlists of many a fan for a long time: the … Continue reading

Watch EVANESCENCE Perform With Orchestra In Los Angeles

EVANESCENCE performed at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, October 15 in support of its fourth album, “Synthesis”. Like the disc, “Synthesis Live” features a reimagining of some of EVANESCENCE‘s best-loved songs with the spotlight on full orchestra, electronics combined with the band and Amy Lee‘s virtuoso piano and voice. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire Los Angeles concert can be seen below. Featured songs: 00:00 Overture 01:47 Never Go Back 05:53 Lacrymosa 09:38 The End Of The Dream 15:11 My Heart Is Broken 20:26 Lithium 24:40 Bring Me To Life 29:10 Unraveling 30:54 Imaginary 35:17 Secret Door … Continue reading

Listen To New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Red Before Black'

“Red Before Black”, the title track of the new album from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be streamed below. Due on November 3 via Metal Blade Records, the follow-up to 2014’s “A Skeletal Domain” was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously worked with CANNIBAL CORPSE on 2006’s “Kill”, 2009’s “Evisceration Plague” and 2012’s “Torture”. Many words come to mind when you hear the name CANNIBAL CORPSE, but one truly defines the soon-to-be-thirty-year death metal veterans: unstoppable. Returning with their fourteenth full-length, the monstrous “Red Before … Continue reading

Video Premiere: ARCH ENEMY's 'The Race'

ARCH ENEMY‘s music video for the song “The Race” can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s new album, “Will To Power”, which was released on September 8 via Century Media. Co-produced by guitarist Michael Amott and drummer Daniel Erlandsson, the disc was mixed and mastered by longtime collaborator and friend Jens Bogren (OPETH, AT THE GATES, DIMMU BORGIR). The album’s cover artwork was designed by Alex Reisfar. Amott commented: “This was actually the last song written for the ‘Will To Power’ album. “Listening through all the material we had up to that point, we agreed that … Continue reading

METALLICA Collaborates With JUSTIN O'SHEA On New Line Of Merchandise

METALLICA has collaborated with Australian designer Justin O’Shea on a new line of merchandise. The San Francisco Bay Area metal giants first worked with O’Shea while he was creative director at Brioni, where he recruited James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo for the label’s fall/winter 2016 campaign. O’Shea‘s latest partnership with METALLICA, under his new label, SSS World Corp, consists of a line of apparel and accessories — everything from sweatshirts to beanies — that launched last month at London department store Selfridges. “It’s about finding a new format of showing and about creating something that’s not … Continue reading