STYX's CHUCK PANOZZO Releases Special Message About World AIDS Museum

Chuck Panozzo, founding bassist for STYX, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1991 and developed full-blown AIDS in 1998, has urged his fans to support the World AIDS Museum And Educational Center in Florida. The mission of the World AIDS Museum and Educational Center is to increase awareness and decrease stigma of the AIDS epidemic by documenting the history of HIV/AIDS, remembering the people who suffered from this disease, educating people about HIV/AIDS, enlightening the world to this continuing tragedy and empowering the survivors. In a “special message” to his “family, friends, and followers,” Panozzo wrote: “I am a gay … Continue reading

SULLY ERNA Says GODSMACK 'May Lose Some' Fans With 'More Commercial' Sound On Next Album

Sully Erna has confirmed that GODSMACK will enter the studio this winter to begin recording its follow-up to 2014’s “1000hp” album. The group’s seventh studio disc will be produced by Erik Ron (PANIC! AT THE DISCO, SAOSIN) and will arrive in 2018 to coincide with the twentieth anniversary of GODSMACK‘s debut album. Speaking to FaceCulture before his September 15 solo concert at the Melkweg Max in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Erna stated about GODSMACK‘s upcoming effort (see video below): “We’re almost done writing it. We’re gonna record it this winter. We’re hoping to have the first single on the radio by … Continue reading

Metal & Beer: Atlas Brew Works Hosts In-House Metal Shows

It’s pretty much standard procedure that metal bands play most of their gigs at drinking establishments of some description—bars, nightclubs, theaters, etc. Well, if beer’s gonna be served at their shows, why not go directly to the source and play at an actual brewery? Atlas Brew Works in Washington D.C. (one of the breweries featured at the first Decibel Metal and Beer Festival last April) is making that happen. For more than a year, they have been regularly hosting shows on the brew house floor amongst looming metal tanks. The setting is perfect and the libations are fresh and tasty. … Continue reading

Video Premiere: PROPHETS OF RAGE's 'Hail To The Chief'

“Hail To The Chief”, the new video from PROPHETS OF RAGE, the supergroup featuring members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, PUBLIC ENEMY and CYPRESS HILL, can be seen below. The track is taken from PROPHETS OF RAGE‘s self-titled debut album, which wasreleased on September 15 via Fantasy Records. The disc was recorded with legendary producer Brendan O’Brien who has done notable work with RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and AUDIOSLAVE. PROPHETS OF RAGE came together during 2016’s tumultuous election to combat the coming storm, wherever it may lead. Following last summer’s inaugural tour, the group knew it could evolve from protest … Continue reading

Listen To Previously Unreleased Live Version Of METALLICA's 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' From Upcoming 'Master Of Puppets' Reissue

A previously unheard live recording of METALLICA performing its classic song “For Whom The Bell Tolls” can be streamed below. The track was recorded at Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on August 3, 1986 and is taken from the upcoming reissue of METALLICA‘s seminal third album, “Master Of Puppets”. The concert, which was part of METALLICA‘s U.S. tour as the support act for OZZY OSBOURNE, saw the James Hetfield-fronted band playing with John Marshall on rhythm guitar, as James had broken his arm earlier that summer. The “Master Of Puppets” reissue will arrive on November 10 via METALLICA‘s own Blackened … Continue reading

DORO Performs WARLOCK Classics At Whisky A Go Go (Video)

German metal queen Doro Pesch is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of WARLOCK‘s “Triumph And Agony” album by performing the LP in its entirety at select shows around the globe. Fan-filmed video footage of her September 16 concert at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below. “Triumph And Agony” was WARLOCK‘s fourth and final album. By the late 1980s, Pesch was the only original member remaining in the group, and under legal threats from former management, decided to carry on under the DORO banner rather than put her career on hold fighting over the WARLOCK … Continue reading

MARC BONILLA, STEVE LUKATHER, TODD SUCHERMAN Talk Final RONNIE MONTROSE Album '10X10' (Video)

When Ronnie Montrose passed away on March 3, 2012, he was in the midst of working on an album that would have thrilled fans of his original MONTROSE (1973-1974) and GAMMA (1979-1983) periods. The artistically restless Montrose followed his muse without question, but, in 2003, he called in bassist Ricky Phillips (STYX, BAD ENGLISH) and drummer Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER) to tackle a power-trio project that would rock harder than anything he had done in years. The idea was to record ten songs with ten different singers and call the album “10×10”. He brought Phillips and Singer to Doug … Continue reading

SEX PISTOLS: 'Never Mind The Bollocks' 40th-Anniversary Deluxe Edition Due In October

It is now almost forty years to the day since the SEX PISTOLS “Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols” was released and to mark this significant anniversary USM/UMC will revisit the out-of-print super deluxe edition of the album, which was originally issued in 2012. Released in limited numbers at the time, this set is widely considered to be the definitive collection. This new, budget priced smaller-sized edition still boasts 3CDs which include the original studio album with 1977 B-sides, a disc of outtakes and one disc of 1977 live material. Additionally, there is a DVD featuring 1977 footage … Continue reading

SEX PISTOLS: 'Never Mind The Bollocks' 40th-Anniversary Deluxe Edition Due In October

It is now almost forty years to the day since the SEX PISTOLS “Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols” was released and to mark this significant anniversary USM/UMC will revisit the out-of-print super deluxe edition of the album, which was originally issued in 2012. Released in limited numbers at the time, this set is widely considered to be the definitive collection. This new, budget priced smaller-sized edition still boasts 3CDs which include the original studio album with 1977 B-sides, a disc of outtakes and one disc of 1977 live material. Additionally, there is a DVD featuring 1977 footage … Continue reading

Listen To Drore’s New EP ‘Tape Two: Life Regrets’ In Full

Noisy Oxford quartet Drore (featuring members of Undersmile and Crippled Black Phoenix) release their new EP ‘Tape Two: Life Regrets’ this Friday, but you can listen to the whole thing right here, right now, exclusively with Terrorizer… Far removed from both Crippled Black Phoenix’s proggy soundscapes and Undersmile’s slo-mo elegance, Drore’s sound is filthy, immediate and punk as fuck. “I think the main difference [between Undersmile and Drore] was the discipline required whilst playing! Drore shows are pretty shambolic in comparison,” laughs guitarist Taz Corona-Brown. “We really just wanted to do a horrible noising at people.” ‘Tape Two: Life Regrets’ … Continue reading