Ozzy Osbourne says it’s not him that wants to retire; it’s Black Sabbath…

Black Sabbath continue their ‘The End’ farewell tour, and will wrap their career with seven shows booked in the band’s native England set to take place in January and February. The last two, on February 2 and February 4, will take place in the band’s hometown of Birmingham. SInger Ozzy Osbourne tells Billboard.com: “ Tony Iommi wants to do...

John Corabi says someone in MÖTLEY CRÜE is not happy about him working with Mick Mars…

Former Motley Crue singer John Corabi recently revealed that someone within the band’s camp is “a little bit pissy” about the vocalist working once again with Motley guitarist Mick Mars. The Motley guitarist released a couple of clips earlier this year of two two new songs, called “Gimme Blood” and “Shake The Cage”, which were recorded with Corabi on...

Overkill frontman says the Internet will be one of the reasons why the metal scene fades away…

Overkill singer Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth recently spoke with Metal Maniac at this year’s Hellfest on June 17 in Clisson, France, and spoke about the relationship between the Internet and the sharp decline in album sales, making it harder for bands to survive. Blitz said: “Back in the day, there was obviously no Internet. The Internet was invented while Overkill...

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo talks about the band’s new album…

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo spoke to the official Metallica club magazine So What! about the band’s long awaited follow up to 2008’s “Death Magnetic” album. He said: “I can say James and I had a blast doing back-up vocals last week, it was probably the most fun I’ve had during this album cycle; I wouldn’t even...

Max and Igor Cavalera perform the entire ‘Roots’ album in it’s entirety…

It was a Sepultura reunion of sorts over the weekend as Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the band’s classic album, “Roots”, by performing it in its entirety at the Amnesia Rockfest on Friday, June 24. They were joined by their Cavalers Conspiracy bandmates Marc Rizzo (guitar) and Johny Chow (bass), despite...

The Dokken reunion is officially announced…but there’s a small catch…

Dokken singer Don Dokken has confirmed that the classic lineup of the band will reunite for a number of concerts in Japan, with no plans to take the reunion to the rest of the world. Don appeared on the Saturday, June 25 edition of “The Classic Metal Show”, and explained how the Dokken reunion finally came to fruition. He...

Megadeth to tour with Amon Amarth, Metal Church and Havok this fall…

Megadeth will be hitting the road with Amon Amarth, Metal Church and Havok for a U.S. tour this the fall. An as-yet-undisclosed fifth band as well will be added to the tour which is expected to last for five weeks. Megadeth are touring in support of their fifteenth album, “Dystopia”, which opened with 48,000 in album sales, marking the...

Guns N’ Roses kick off the ‘Not In This Lifetime’ tour in Detroit…

Guns n’ Roses kicked off their “Not In This Lifetime” tour Thursday night (June 23) at Detroit, Michigan’s Ford Field to 41,000 fans. The band performed a two-hour-and-35-minute set which consisted of Guns n’ Roses classics and some notable cover songs. Frontman Axl Rose was no longer confined to the chair that he had been performing on ever since...

Avenged Sevenfold announce tour with Volbeat and Killswitch Engage…

Avenged Sevenfold have announced a tour with Volbeat, Killswitch Engage and Avatar set to commence this fall. The tour will kick off on September 12 in Bonner Springs, Kansas and wrap up on September 21 in Nashville, Tennessee. Get your pre-sale tickets using the password “AVENGED” starting Wednesday, June 22 at 10 a.m. local time. Public on-sale begins June...

Ozzy Osbourne says it’s not him that wants to retire; it’s Black Sabbath…

Posted 28 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Black Sabbath continue their ‘The End’ farewell tour, and will wrap their career with seven shows booked in the band’s native England set to take place in January and February. The last two, on February 2 and February 4, will take place in the band’s hometown of Birmingham. SInger Ozzy Osbourne tells Billboard.com: “ Tony Iommi wants to do 80 shows . We’re doing 80 shows. It’s good enough. I wouldn’t mind extending the tour for another few gigs. There’s a lot of people who won’t get to see us, but I don’t think it’s going to happen.” The singer also clarified that it in fact wasn’t his call to stop touring with Black...

John Corabi says someone in MÖTLEY CRÜE is not happy about him working with Mick Mars…

Posted 28 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Former Motley Crue singer John Corabi recently revealed that someone within the band’s camp is “a little bit pissy” about the vocalist working once again with Motley guitarist Mick Mars. The Motley guitarist released a couple of clips earlier this year of two two new songs, called “Gimme Blood” and “Shake The Cage”, which were recorded with Corabi on vocals, the first time the two had recorded together since Crue’s 1994 self-titled album. Corbi told SiriusXM’s “Eddie Trunk Live”: “ been really busy. I’ve been crazy busy. Mick went right up until New Year’s Day . I had a little break off for the holidays from our last tour, and then I got to work on…...

Overkill frontman says the Internet will be one of the reasons why the metal scene fades away…

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Overkill singer Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth recently spoke with Metal Maniac at this year’s Hellfest on June 17 in Clisson, France, and spoke about the relationship between the Internet and the sharp decline in album sales, making it harder for bands to survive. Blitz said: “Back in the day, there was obviously no Internet. The Internet was invented while Overkill existed; we existed prior to the World Wide Web.” He continued: I think a double-edged sword. I think that, sure, it’s great to have that type of exposure and instant information, and it makes the world smaller; these are just obvious qualities that it has. “One of the things that social media has done has gotten so...

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo talks about the band’s new album…

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo spoke to the official Metallica club magazine So What! about the band’s long awaited follow up to 2008’s “Death Magnetic” album. He said: “I can say James and I had a blast doing back-up vocals last week, it was probably the most fun I’ve had during this album cycle; I wouldn’t even call that work. It was just super fun blasting out those choruses. He had a big smile on his face and so did I, so that’s something that I’ll always remember, because I don’t think I’ve ever done it on that level. I mean, we’ve done a couple things here and there, but that was a first for me, to...

Max and Igor Cavalera perform the entire ‘Roots’ album in it’s entirety…

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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It was a Sepultura reunion of sorts over the weekend as Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the band’s classic album, “Roots”, by performing it in its entirety at the Amnesia Rockfest on Friday, June 24. They were joined by their Cavalers Conspiracy bandmates Marc Rizzo (guitar) and Johny Chow (bass), despite the fact that the current lineup of Sepultura which includes the other two members of the band that played on “Roots”, guitarist Andreas Kisser and bassist Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. also played during the festival the following day. Max tells Holland’s FaceCulture about the “Roots” album twenty years later, saying: “Yeah, the personal stuff around the band was chaotic, but...

The Dokken reunion is officially announced…but there’s a small catch…

Posted 27 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Dokken singer Don Dokken has confirmed that the classic lineup of the band will reunite for a number of concerts in Japan, with no plans to take the reunion to the rest of the world. Don appeared on the Saturday, June 25 edition of “The Classic Metal Show”, and explained how the Dokken reunion finally came to fruition. He said (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “Years and years ago, I made a comment offhandedly, like, ‘You wanna do a reunion tour? I’ll do it for this amount of money. It was like a one and a lot of zeros. And that was my price, and everybody said, ‘You’re crazy.’ And I said, ‘Well, that’s my price, and I’m not gonna do...

Megadeth to tour with Amon Amarth, Metal Church and Havok this fall…

Posted 24 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Megadeth will be hitting the road with Amon Amarth, Metal Church and Havok for a U.S. tour this the fall. An as-yet-undisclosed fifth band as well will be added to the tour which is expected to last for five weeks. Megadeth are touring in support of their fifteenth album, “Dystopia”, which opened with 48,000 in album sales, marking the band’s highest-charting album since 1992’s “Countdown To Extinction” debuted and peaked at No. 2 on the chart dated August 1 of that year. “Dystopia” also logged the group’s best sales week since 2007, when “United Abominations” landed at No. 8 with first-week sales of 54,000. Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine recently told Kerrang! Radio that the band’s drummer situation will be...

Guns N’ Roses kick off the ‘Not In This Lifetime’ tour in Detroit…

Posted 24 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Guns n’ Roses kicked off their “Not In This Lifetime” tour Thursday night (June 23) at Detroit, Michigan’s Ford Field to 41,000 fans. The band performed a two-hour-and-35-minute set which consisted of Guns n’ Roses classics and some notable cover songs. Frontman Axl Rose was no longer confined to the chair that he had been performing on ever since breaking his foot during the Guns n’ Roses club show back on April 1 in Los Angeles. The band currently features singer Axl Rose, bassist Duff McKagan and guitarist Slash, being joined by drummer Frank Ferrer, guitarist Richard Fortus, keyboardist Dizzy Reed and new second keyboardist Melissa Reese. The band’s setlist: 01. It’s So Easy 02. Mr. Brownstone 03. Chinese...

Avenged Sevenfold announce tour with Volbeat and Killswitch Engage…

Posted 22 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Avenged Sevenfold have announced a tour with Volbeat, Killswitch Engage and Avatar set to commence this fall. The tour will kick off on September 12 in Bonner Springs, Kansas and wrap up on September 21 in Nashville, Tennessee. Get your pre-sale tickets using the password “AVENGED” starting Wednesday, June 22 at 10 a.m. local time. Public on-sale begins June 24 at 10 a.m. local time (except for for Grand Rapids, Michigan, which starts 12 p.m. noon local time). Tour dates: Sep. 12 – Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center Amphitheater Sep. 14 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena Sep. 15 – Toledo, OH – Huntington Center Sep. 20 – Fort Wayne, IN – Allen County War...

Phil Anselmo’s ‘Superjoint’ announce the name of their new album…

Posted 22 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Former Pantera singer Phil Anselmo’s Superjoint – formerly known as Superjoint Ritual — have announced “Caught Up In The Gears Of Application” as the title of their new album, set to arrive later this year through Anselmo’s Housecore record label. Superjoint’s current lineup includes guitarists Kevin Bond (Christ Inversion, Artimus Pyledriver) and Jimmy Bower (Down, Eyehategod), drummer José Manuel Gonzalez (Warbeast) and bassist Stephen Taylor. According to Anselmo, the sound of the new material is very similar to the band’s first two albums, 2002’s “Use Once And Destroy” and 2003’s “A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred”. In an interview with the Phoenix New Times, Anselmo was asked why he feels that Superjoint’s current live shows are so much better...

Video: Sixx:A.M. join Disturbed onstage at Hellfest for a rendition of MÖtley CrÜe’s ‘Shout At The Devil’…

Posted 21 Jun 2016 in Uncategorized
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Sixx:A.M., which features Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, took to the stage alongside Disturbed on Saturday, June 18 at Hellfest in Clisson, France to perform a cover version of the Motley Crue classic “Shout At The Devil”. Fan filmed footage can be seen below. “Ladies and gentlemen,” Disturbed singer David Draiman told the crowd. “We have a rather special series of treats coming up for you right now. Please welcome … from Sixx:A.M., Nikki Sixx, James and DJ Ashba onto the stage. I think we’re gonna play something from Nikki’s old band, if that’s okay.” Nikki Sixx told the Ottawa Citizen back in 2015: “For me, it’s very cut and dry. When Motley Crue is done, it will be...

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