BLACK STONE CHERRY To Film 'Cheaper To Drink Alone' Video

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY will film a video for the song “Cheaper To Drink Alone” tomorrow night (Tuesday, February 21) at Spillway Bar And Grill in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Fans are invited to attend the shoot, which will commence at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free but restricted to those 21 years of age and older. “Cheaper To Drink Alone” is taken from BLACK STONE CHERRY‘s fifth studio album, “Kentucky”, which was released in April 2016 via Mascot Label Group. The CD was recorded at Barrick Recording in Glasgow, Kentucky. Taking a “back-to-the-roots” approach, the effort was produced in the … Continue reading

Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of BRUCE DICKINSON's Keynote Speech At Croatia's 'EBAN Winter University' Conference

Crane has uploaded professionally filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson‘s keynote speech at last fall’s EBAN Winter University conference in Croatia. On November 28-30, 2016, more than 1,000 attendees from all over the world gathered in Zagreb for three days of celebrating entrepreneurship and angel investing. Guests of the event included angel investors, entrepreneurs, corporates, politicians, accelerators, incubators and crowdfunders. Last year’s EBAN Winter University focused on building the entrepreneurial mindset in Croatia and the CEE region. According to Digjitale, Dickinson, who has founded multiple successful ventures despite having already achieved great success in the music industry … Continue reading

STEVEN ADLER: My Mother 'Didn't Lose Me To Rock And Roll; She Lost Me Because I Was A Drug Addict'

Former GUNS N’ ROSES drummer Steven Adler and his mother, Deanna Adler recently appeared on “Good Day LA”, the morning television news and entertainment program airing on KTTV, a Fox owned-and-operated television station in Los Angeles, California. They discussed Deanna‘s long-awaited tell-all book, “Sweet Child Of Mine: How I Lost My Son To Guns N’ Roses” (formerly “No Bed Of Roses”), which came out on January 24 via Monarch Publishing, LLC. Deanna watched her son endure continuing addiction, legal battles, financial ruin, two heart attacks, multiple suicide attempts, a debilitating stroke, and numerous stints in rehab after being kicked out … Continue reading

Video: SUICIDE SILENCE Performs New Songs In San Antonio

Fan-filmed video footage of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE perorming on February 19 at Paper Tiger in San Antonio Texas can be seen below. SUICIDE SILENCE vocalist Hernan “Eddie” Hermida of last week defended the band’s decision to explore new musical territory on the group’s latest, self-titled fifth abum, explaining that “if we didn’t do this, it would be doing a disservice to the (band) name.” SUICIDE SILENCE has come under fire in recent weeks following the release of the track “Doris” from the new disc. The controversy over the track’s new sound — featuring a more melodic and clean … Continue reading

Watch GEOFF TATE Perform Acoustic Versions Of QUEENSRŸCHE Classics In Nashville

Fan-filmed video footage of former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME frontman Geoff Tate performing on February 13 at the City Winery in Nashville, Tennessee during his “The Whole Story ‘Rÿche’ Acoustic Tour” can be seen below. Tate‘s current acoustic tour sees him performing songs from all 17 albums he has done throughout his illustrious 35-year career. Geoff is backed during the show by a seven-piece acoustic band of musicians from the United States and Ireland and features three guitar players, mandolin, cello, saxophone, violin and multiple percussion instruments to produce high-energy acoustic versions of some of the Tate‘s former band’s … Continue reading

SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR To Release 'America 51' Book In August; Cover Art Unveiled

SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor will release his next book called “America 51: A Probe Into The Realities That Are Hiding Inside The Greatest Country In The World”, on August 15 via Da Capo Press. The book, whose title is a play on Area 51, the most famous military institution in the world that doesn’t officially exist, will deal with “just how batshit crazy my country is right now, in good ways and in bad ways,” says Taylor. The cover art for “America 51” can be seen below. Corey told The Guardian that “America 51” is “going to … Continue reading

Reunited DEMOLITION HAMMER Is 'Talking About' Making New Studio Album

Conny Schiffbauer of Germany’s Rock Hard magazine conducted an interview with the reunited cult New York thrash metal act DEMOLITION HAMMER during this year’s 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the DEMOLITION HAMMER reunion came about: Derek Sykes (guitar): “It’s kind of something that we’ve been watching, or I’ve been watching, for a very long time. Our last show that we played, up until recently, was twenty-five years ago. I’ve kind of maintained web sites and things like that, and I’ve been just kind … Continue reading

KISS Gives Surprise Makeup-Free Performance At 'All-Star Salute To The Oregon Military' (Video)

KISS gave a surprise make-up-free performance Saturday night (February 18) at the the close of a gala fundraiser event in Portland, Oregon. The “All-Star Salute To The Oregon Military” raised $1.4 million toward completing the construction of the $20 million Oregon Military Museum named after KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer‘s father, Brigadier General James B. Thayer. The event also featured music from the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME BAND, which included Alice Cooper, Robby Krieger of THE DOORS, Danny Seraphine from CHICAGO, Will Lee from “The Late Show With David Letterman” and others. PGA legend Peter Jacobsen served as master … Continue reading

EPICA Frontwoman's Stage Make-Up Tutorial (Video)

Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, has uploaded a stage make-up tutorial with Simone Simons of the Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA. The clip, which was recorded on January 28 in Prague during EPICA‘s European tour with POWERWOLF and BEYOND THE BLACK, can be seen below. In between touring and recording with EPICA and spending time with her family, Simone runs a blog called SmoonStyle, where she documents all the neat little things happening in her life, and particularly her love of makeup, fashion, and food. It Asked what it is about makeup and beauty … Continue reading

ANTHRAX Drummer: 'I Find The Lack Of Really Good Records Nowadays Disturbing'

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante was recently interviewed by U.K.’s “Mike James Rock Show”. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the 2010-2011 tour featuring the so-called “Big Four” of 1980s thrash metal: METALLICA, ANTHRAX, SLAYER and MEGADETH: Charlie: “That was awesome. I read something yesterday Kirk Hammett [METALLICA guitarist] said about he sees more ‘Big Four’ shows in the future. So I read it, and I was, like, ‘Oh, that’s pretty cool.’ We had a great time doing that. I think that was really the catalyst to get us back on … Continue reading