SAINTED SINNERS Feat. Former ACCEPT Singer DAVID REECE: Lyric Video For 'Back With A Vengeance' Title Track

The official lyric video for “Back With A Vengeance”, the title track of the second album from SAINTED SINNERS, the band featuring former ACCEPT singer David Reece, can be seen below. The disc was released on February 16 via El Puerto Records. Expressing the “pure essence of rock ‘n’ roll” was the ambition that paired those four well-known and experienced musicians together in early 2016 to create and play the music which is deeply inside their hearts and in their blood. The love for rock legends, such as DEEP PURPLE, LED ZEPPELIN, RAINBOW, WHITESNAKE, UFO, BLACK SABBATH, VAN HALEN and … Continue reading

IRON ANGEL: 'Ministry Of Metal' Video

“Ministry Of Metal”, the new video from IRON ANGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Hellbound”, which will be released on May 4 through Scandinavia’s premiere metal-rock label Mighty Music. IRON ANGEL is one of the true cult legends of the German speed metal genre. Formed in the Hamburg-area back in 1980 and known for two classic eighties metal album “Hellish Crossfire” from 1985 and “Winds Of War” from 1986 and a reputation as a staggering live band. The band has toured Germany with KING DIAMOND and in recent years has showed it … Continue reading

MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN Has Finished Writing 'Words And Melodies' To All But One New TOOL Song

Maynard James Keenan has revealed that he has finished writing the “words and melodies” to all but one new TOOL song that will appear on the band’s next album. TOOL hasn’t released any new music since the “10,000 Days” LP, which came out in May 2006, almost 12 years ago. “Started getting music files from the boys w the word FINAL in the title a few months ago after 11 years of begging,” the singer tweeted Friday night. “That in theory means the tracks wont change out from under me while I’m trying to write stories and melodies to them. … Continue reading

Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform On 'Monsters Of Rock Cruise'

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE performing the song “Queen Of The Reich” on February 12 during this year’s Monsters Of Rock Cruise can be seen below. QUEENSRŸCHE is expected to enter the studio soon to begin recording its new album for a tentative mid-2018 release via Century Media. Helming the disc once again will be Chris “Zeuss” Harris, who previously worked on 2015’s “Condition Hüman”. QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre told KNAC.COM in December that the band had just spent “about 10 days doing pre-production” for its next album. “We had about 30 song ideas,” he said. “Some of them … Continue reading

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist To Participate In '2018 Tour Of Champions Bowl-A-Thon' Charity Event

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH‘s Zoltan Bathory will once again lend a helping hand to Down Syndrome Foundation Of Florida‘s 2018’s Tour Of Champions Bowl-A-Thon charity event. The benefit will take place on Sunday, February 18 at Orlando’s Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Zoltan will be joined by tourmate Tommy Vext, vocalist of BAD WOLVES, to support the event. Both artists will be bowling with fans who have raised funds for the organization. Additionally, meet-and-greet opportunities with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH bassist Chris Kael at Welcome To Rockville festival will be auctioned at the event. Kael had … Continue reading

For Those About to Squawk: Gatecreeper/Iron Reagan, Turnstile, Thy Antichrist

Happy Belated Valentines Day, you loveless pecks! Your boy Waldo here, reviewing some upcoming releases. So, WTP (that’s What The Peck) is this? Hardcore stalwarts Turnstile signed to Roadrunner and are releasing Time & Space. I gotta say, with Code Orange blowing up, seems like the metal labels are snapping up hardcore bands to try to get another huge success. As a child of the 90’s, post-hardcore is something I’m familiar with, but Time & Space isn’t just post-hardcore. I have no pecking idea what this is… this IS post-hardcore to some extent, but there’s not a lot of choruses … Continue reading

MIKE PORTNOY: 'Metal Is Bigger And Better Than Ever'

Former DREAM THEATER and current SONS OF APOLLO and METAL ALLEGIANCE drummer Mike Portnoy was recently interviewed by Anne Erickson. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked for his opinion on the state of the current heavy metal scene, Portnoy said: “I think metal is bigger and better than ever. It went through a rough period in the late ’90s and all of my favorite metal bands went through these horrible changes and the industry kind of just shut it out. But I would say the last 15 years or so, it’s been back and bigger and better … Continue reading

METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Battery' Performance From Bologna

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song “Battery” on February 12 at Unipol Arena in Bologna, Italy can be seen below. METALLICA‘s February 1 show in Lisbon, Portugal kicked off the 2018 European leg of the group’s “WorldWired” tour, which will run through May 11 in Helsinki, Finland. The first European leg of METALLICA‘s “WorldWired” tour launched in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 2 and ran through November 3. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame band is touring in support of its tenth studio album, “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, which came out in November 2016. The “WorldWired” trek was … Continue reading

JOHN 5 Reiterates Praise For Forthcoming ROB ZOMBIE Album: 'It's His Best Record Yet, By Far'

John 5 (ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON) was interviewed by El Prezidente of the New Jersey radio station 91.3 WTSR‘s “The Chainsaw Symphony” after the guitarist’s February 11 performance at The Stanhope House in Stanhope, New Jersey. The full conversation can be heard below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his live performances as a solo artist: John: “None of the show is improvised. I play all the things just like the record, so it’s a lot to remember. You have people this far away from you — and I’m holding my hand about a foot away from … Continue reading

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's MATT TUCK On Band's Future: 'Everything's Looking Very, Very Bright For Us'

Guitarist/vocalist Matt Tuck of BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE was recently interviewed by Master T of RX TV. The two-part conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the factors to which he attributes the band’s longevity: Matt: “I just think the, initially, kind of the dream to do it when you were a kid, it was always something that we wanted to do, always something we focused our energy on. We sacrificed everything to get it in the first place, so I think it’s just that hunger and that motivation to do what we … Continue reading