LZZY HALE Is 'Really Excited' About HALESTORM's Next Album

A Music Blog, Yea? conducted an interview with HALESTORM singer Lzzy Hale at the Alternative Press Music Awards on July 17 at KeyBank State Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the evolution of her songwriting, Lzzy said: “I think that the hardest thing that I’ve had to learn is how to trust myself, and as soon as I started letting go of a lot of the pressure that you might feel from, like, ‘Oh, is radio gonna play it now?’, expectations that now are present, because now I can call this a career, … Continue reading

Track Premiere: Old Bones – 'Followed With A Swarm'

Ex-A Life Once Lost frontman Bob Meadows has been busy as of late. When he’s not laying down groove metal with Mind Power, he’s unleashing furious, grinding metal with Old Bones. Their latest offering, “Followed With A Swarm” is a fast, angry song. “The song ‘Followed With A Swarm’ touches on a relationship that no longer exists,” Meadows says. “Lyrically, the way I look at it is from my eyes and I’m sure their is another side of the story. I felt mistreated. I felt as if I was guilt tripped into staying in a place I didn’t like nor enjoy. Sonically, it’s … Continue reading

METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage From Montreal, Toronto Concerts

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song “Motorbreath” on July 19 at at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montréal, Québec, Canada, and “Sad But True” on July 16 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada can be seen below. The North American leg of METALLICA‘s “WorldWired” trek will hit stadiums in eight more cities before ending in mid-August. The next stop on the tour is Pasadena, California on Saturday, July 29. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame band is touring in support of its tenth studio album, “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, which features the single “Now That We’re Dead”. METALLICA … Continue reading

SAMMY HAGAR + VINCE NEIL: Deleted Scenes From 'Rock & Roll Road Trip' Episode

Deleted scenes from the latest episode of AXS TV‘s popular original music series “Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar”, featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil at his new home in Nashville, Tennessee, can be seen below. The second season of “Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar” resumed on July 9. Remaining episodes in this season will see Sammy Hagar in an intimate dinner at “Supermensch” superstar Shep Gordon‘s home in Maui, featuring an all-star jam with Hagar, Mick Fleetwood, Willie K., and more (July 30); a front row seat to the world’s biggest music festival, SXSW, … Continue reading

Watch EVANESCENCE Perform At Czech Republic's ROCK FOR PEOPLE Festival

Metalshop TV has uploaded video footage of EVANESCENCE‘s July 6 performance at the Rock For People festival in Czech Republic. Check it out below. EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee recently spoke to Graspop.be about the band’s forthcoming album, “Synthesis”, which will reimagine some of the band’s past catalog with full orchestration and electronic backing. “It’s different in a way that it’s still coming from the roots of what EVANESCENCE was conceived to be,” she said. “It’s really a beautiful project. A lot of our old songs are getting a whole new life in a way where we’re getting to experience the … Continue reading

Vulture Industries Release Live Video for New Track ‘Strangers’

Vulture Industries have released a live video for the track ‘Strangers’ which itself is taken from the forthcoming new Vulture Industries album, ‘Stranger Times’, which will be out on 22 September on Season of Mist. You can buy a copy of ‘Stranger Times’ here. Speaking about the track ‘Strangers’, the band released the following statement: “The song ‘Strangers’ defined the sound for our new album. It became a focal point during the production process and was the first song that we mixed. This track had a slow birth, starting out in a completely different shape and expression. In the end, … Continue reading

New RAINBOW Song Sounds Like Band's 'Early Days,' Says Singer RONNIE ROMERO

RAINBOW singer Ronnie Romero has confirmed to Metal Forces magazine that the Ritchie Blackmore-led group was in the studio earlier this year recording more material, including one brand new composition. “I don’t know when that song is going to be released, but it’s a really nice and good song,” Ronnie said in an interview that was conducted before RAINBOW‘s recent U.K. tour. “I think after the shows in the U.K. [in June], we will see what happens as to the intentions of Ritchie Blackmore to make some new music, or do some new shows, or whatever. I don’t have any … Continue reading

We're Fiends for Poland's Biesy

Yes, way too much music comes through our inbox to make sense of it all.  Yes, lots of it is good, scratching all those familiar itches in just the right way.  No, music doesn’t have to reshape your mental cosmos to be worth your time.  But when something shoulder-checks your face as hard as the new Biesy record does, it’s easy to take notice.  The corrupted chords spill from the painted corpse of black metal, but are then repurposed in horrifyingly sludgy ways.   The band’s debut record, Noc Lekkich Obyczajów, is due out on September 9th from Polish label Third … Continue reading

LINKIN PARK's 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode Was Filmed Six Days Before CHESTER BENNINGTON's Suicide

The “Carpool Karaoke” episode featuring LINKIN PARK — filmed less than a week before singer Chester Bennington‘s death on July 20 — is expected to air this fall. On July 14, LINKIN PARK shared a picture on Twitter with actor Ken Jeong for their episode of the TV spinoff of James Corden‘s “Late Late Show” sketch. The photo was captioned, “Fun day with [Ken Jeong] [Carpool Karaoke] [Apple Music] — stay tuned.” After Bennington‘s death six days later, Jeong paid tribute to the singer on Twitter, writing, “I am in shock and heartbroken. All my thoughts and prayers go out … Continue reading