ROADCASE ROYALE Feat. HEART's NANCY WILSON: 'First Things First' Album Due In September

Nancy Wilson, one of the founding members of the legendary Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame group HEART, has teamed up with former Prince‘s NEW POWER GENERATION band member and R&B singer Liv Warfield to form the soulful, rock supergroup ROADCASE ROYALE. The band recently signed with Loud & Proud Records and plan to release their debut album, “First Things First”, on September 22. The album was produced by fellow ROADCASE ROYALE band member Dan Rothchild (HEART) along with the band. “Nancy and Liv are magic together, and the musicianship is outstanding,” said Tom Lipsky, president Loud & Proud Records. … Continue reading

LINKIN PARK Releases Statement About CHESTER BENNINGTON's Death: 'Our Hearts Are Broken'

The suriviving members of LINKIN PARK have released the following statement regarding the passing of their lead singer, Chester Bennington: “Dear Chester, “Our hearts are broken. The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened. “You touched so many lives, maybe even more than you realized. In the past few days, we’ve seen an outpouring of love and support, both public and private, from around the world. Talinda and the family appreciate it, and want the world to know that you were the best husband, son, and father; … Continue reading

AVENGED SEVENFOLD To Headline Closing Night Of HOUSTON OPEN AIR

AVENGED SEVENFOLD will close out the final night (Sunday, October 15) of the second annual Monster Energy Houston Open Air at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, Texas. Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents are very excited to bring the band back to Houston, after dangerous storms and lightning in the area prevented them from playing at last year’s event. “We were ecstatic to get the call from Danny Wimmer about playing this year’s Houston Open Air,” said AVENGED SEVENFOLD vocalist M. Shadows. “We love playing Houston, and after last year’s unfortunate weather, we’ve been looking … Continue reading

Watch Frustrated AXL ROSE Deal With Paparazzi And Autograph Hounds In New York City

GUNS N’ ROSES frontman Axl Rose is featured in the latest episode of the GTV Reality video web series, where Giovanni Arnold can be seen meeting celebrities for autographs and filming every encounter POV (point of view). In the two-minute clip, Axl can be seen being cordial to fans after GUNS N’ ROSES‘ intimate show in New York before attempting to get into the wrong car. He then apparently spots his ride but decides against getting into the vehicle when he realizes that are other people inside the car. Fans and paparazzi attempt to get more autographs from Rose and … Continue reading

OTHERWISE To Release 'Sleeping Lions' Album In September

Las Vegas rockers OTHERWISE are will release their third full-length album, “Sleeping Lions”, on September 22 via Century Media. You’d be hard pressed to find a more fitting album title than “Sleeping Lions” for latest studio release from OTHERWISE. The album hits like a revelation, jolting the listener upright and transporting them from a dreamy landscape to a wide-eyed state of consciousness textured by humility and sandblasted by the winds that weather life. “We named the album ‘Sleeping Lions’ because that’s what we feel like – we’ve been hibernating in our neon desert cave, licking our wounds and regaining our … Continue reading

SUICIDE SILENCE To Embark On 'The Cleansing' 10th-Anniversary Tour Later This Year

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the release of their debut album, “The Cleansing”, by performing the LP in its entirety on a U.S. tour later in the year. The news of the special trek was revealed by SUICIDE SILENCE drummer Alex Lopez during an interview he gave to ArmyOfOneTV at the Chicago Open Air festival on July 14. His comments came as he was laying out the timetable for rest of 2017, telling the site (see video below): “Right now, our plans for the future are to write. We’re definitely eager to get in … Continue reading

VIMIC Feat. Former SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON: Video Footage Of Corpus Christi, Texas Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of VIMIC, the new band featuring former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, perfoming on July 21 at Concrete Street Amphitheater in Corpus Christi, Texas as the support act for IN THIS MOMENT can be seen below. VIMIC in February postponed its previously announced European tour so that the group could finish work on its first full-length disc, to be released later this year. “Open Your Omen”, is described in a press release as “quite possibly the biggest triumph of Jordison‘s illustrious career.” VIMIC‘s debut album was originally supposed to be released last year via Jordison’s longtime label, Roadrunner, … Continue reading

JOE LYNN TURNER Finally Has 'True Love' In His Life

Chris’s Juicebar recently conducted an interview with legendary hard rock singer Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excepts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his motto in life: Joe: “You put me on the spot with that one. I used to think I had a motto. You caught me with that one. I guess it would… just try to be yourself. Try to open up. Try to love everyone and love yourself, because I think most hatred in the world comes from people not loving themselves. And my father, … Continue reading

METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO: 'We're Always On This Roller-Coaster Ride With Our Fans'

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo spoke to the Los Angeles Daily News about the success of the band’s latest album, “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, which came out last November. “The great thing about this whole journey is that, for me, being the new guy after fourteen years, each album sort of takes on its personalty and different experience,” he said. “We’re always on this roller-coaster ride with our fans, but they’re very loyal at the end of the day. “One thing I can say about METALLICA is that it’s all about taking chances, trying new things and even just stylistically with the … Continue reading