Listen To BLACK STONE CHERRY's New Song 'Bad Habit'

“Bad Habit”, a brand new song from Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Family Tree”, which will be released on April 20 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. “Family Tree” is the much-anticipated follow up to 2016’s “Kentucky”. As was the case on “Kentucky”, the BLACK STONE CHERRY members opted to produce and track the new disc at David Barrick‘s Barrick Recording in Glasgow, Kentucky, the same studio where the four-piece recorded its eponymous debut. BLACK STONE CHERRY also chose to not over-rehearse upfront of the album sessions, instead … Continue reading

RICHIE FAULKNER Dismisses K.K. DOWNING's Comments About GLENN TIPTON: 'We All Knew What The Insinuation Was'

Richie Faulkner has dismissed K.K. Downing‘s insinuation that producer Andy Sneap was covering Glenn Tipton‘s parts on JUDAS PRIEST ‘s new album, insisting that “ Tipton and JUDAS PRIEST would [never] do anything to undermine the integrity of what they’ve done for the past 50 years.” Two weeks after Tipton announced that he was retiring from the road due to his battle with Parkinson’s disease, Downing released a statement in which he said that he was “shocked and stunned” that he wasn’t approached to rejoin the band and suggested that Sneap‘s “contribution to the new JUDAS PRIEST album was much … Continue reading

TOMMY LEE's Son Says MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummer's 'Alcoholism' Is To Blame For Physical Altercation

Tommy Lee‘s son has spoken out about the physical altercation that took place between him and his father on Monday night. Brandon Lee, 21, said that he feels “forced to speak out” about the incident and blamed the drama on “an intervention” for the MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer gone wrong. Brandon issued the following statement to People via his representative Teal Cannaday: “I’m devastated at the events of the last several days that have been a result of my father’s alcoholism. I’ve worked tirelessly organizing an intervention and it’s incredibly upsetting that it never came to fruition. I wanted my dad’s … Continue reading

IZEGRIM: 'Beheaded By Trust' Lyric Video

Dutch death thrash ragers IZEGRIM will release a brand new EP titled “Beheaded By Trust” on March 23. The four tracks were recorded, mixed and mastered in December 2017 at Kohlekeller Studio (ABORTED, BENIGHTED). The cover artwork was created by Kirill Semenov. “Beheaded By Trust” track listing: 01. Beheaded By Trust 02. Stain In The Bloodline 03. Retraumatized 04. Warmonger II The official lyric video for the “Beheaded By Trust” title track can be seen below. IZEGRIM vocalist/lyricist Marloes comments: “This title track of our new EP is all about violating the trust of a friend in the most brutal … Continue reading

Watch FOREIGNER Perform 'Double Vision' From 'Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus'

A performance clip of the song “Double Vision” taken from FOREIGNER‘s upcoming release, “Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus”, can be seen below. “I Want To Know What Love Is”, “Cold As Ice”, “Waiting For A Girl Like You”, “Hot Blooded”, “Juke Box Hero”. FOREIGNER‘s timeless anthems continue to rock the charts with 10 multi-platinum albums, 16 Top 30 hits and album sales now exceeding 75 million copies. For the first time ever, FOREIGNER will present all its hits with a 58-piece orchestra and a 60-piece choir with “Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus” … Continue reading

AMARANTHE Begins Recording Fifth Album

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have entered Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN) to begin recording their fifth album, due later in the year. The follow-up to 2016’s “Maximalism” will mark the band’s first release with DYNAZTY‘s Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for Jake E. Having previously used Chris Adam Hedman Sörbye from the band SMASH INTO PIECES as a stand-in for Jake on some of the shows in 2016 and in early 2017, AMARANTHE recruited Molin for three Swedish concerts in March 2017 and he has been … Continue reading

Watch BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY‘s entire March 4 performance at Glavclub Green Concert in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY‘s tenth full-length album, “Grimmest Hits”, was released on January 19 via Entertainment One (eOne). Regarding the songwriting process for “Grimmest Hits”, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY frontman Zakk Wylde told the Omaha World-Herald: “The only ideas I really had [prior to going into the studio] were ‘The Only Words’. I wrote that when I was sitting in a hotel room. It reminded me of a CREAM thing. The only other riff I had laying around was ‘Trampled … Continue reading

VINNIE VINCENT To Join GENE SIMMONS At Nashville 'Vault Experience' Event

Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent will join his former bandmate Gene Simmons at the KISS bassist/vocalist’s “Vault Experience” event on April 14 in Nashville, Tennessee. Vincent stated in a Facebook post: “To Gene, thank you, my very valued friend. I’m humbled and honored to be a part of you again and I thank you so much for this wonderful ad. I will treasure it and you and our incredible history together. [I am] looking forward to seeing you. Love always!” Vinnie made his first public appearance in 20 years at the Atlanta KISS Expo in January. During a question-and-answer session … Continue reading

A Brief, Brief Interview with Speedwolf

Expect this interview to be short and sweet, just like the career so far of Denver’s Speedwolf. The punk-fueled classic metal-aligned speed freak outfit released a few great singles and demos followed by one must-hear record in 2008, played a riotous beer-soaked set at Maryland Deathfest in 2013 and then… broke up in 2016 without releasing a second record. At the moment, in the wake of bands like Khemmis, Blood Incantation, and others, Denver Colorado has a reputation as a white-hot spot in America’s metal underground, and Speedwolf deserves some credit for being the region’s first, biggest cheerleaders — their … Continue reading

Full Album Stream: Slumlord – ‘Preview of Hell’

Canadian metallic hardcore outfit Slumlord are bringing the mosh on their new album, Preview of Hell. From the first song to the last, their noisy brand of metalcore seethes with anger. Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege, Preview of Hell sounds weighty and nasty without coming across as polished or sterilized. Stream Preview to Hell below, and snag your copy through Slumlord’s Bandcamp. Listen up or miss out on one of the best hardcore releases of the year so far.PREVIEW OF HELL by SLUMLORD The post Full Album Stream: Slumlord – ‘Preview of Hell’ appeared first on Decibel Magazine. Full Album Stream: Slumlord – … Continue reading