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TRIXTER's STEVE BROWN Says He 'Had Almost A 30-Year Relationship' with EDDIE VAN HALEN: 'I Loved The Guy, And He Loved Me'

"Sound Matters" show episode #100 features Tom Leu's intimate conversations with Mark Kendall from GREAT WHITE and Steve Brown from TRIXTER sharing their exclusive and rare, first-hand, personal accounts and experiences with Eddie Van Halen going all the way back to the early 1970s. Brown, who also plays with TOKYO MOTOR ...

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BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH, MIKE PORTNOY, PHIL DEMMEL Pay Tribute To EDDIE VAN HALEN With Cover Of VAN HALEN's 'D.O.A.'

BPMD — the new heavy metal juggernaut featuring vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth (OVERKILL), drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO), bassist Mark Menghi (METAL ALLEGIANCE) and guitarist Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD) — released its debut full album of '70s rock covers, "American Made", in June via Napalm Records. Since the members of ...

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TWISTED SISTER's DEE SNIDER: Republicans Are 'Shameless Liars Who Think That Victory At All Cost Is Acceptable'

Dee Snider has slammed Republicans as "shameless liars" and has accused the Trump administration of "sucking up to communist dictators." Snider, who found himself in the middle of controversy in 2016 when he asked Donald Trump to stop using the 1984 TWISTED SISTER anthem "We're Not Gonna Take It" in his campaign, made the comments ...

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EPICA To Release 'Omega' Album In February

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA will release their new album, "Omega", on February 26, 2021 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2016's "The Holographic Principle" was once again produced by Joost Van Den Broek (POWERWOLF, AYREON) in part at Sandlane Recording Facilities in Rijen, Netherlands. EPICA has also released the first single from the album, titled ...

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The Symbol Remains - BLUE ÖYSTER CULT

At this point in time's inexorable trudge, it seems unlikely that there are too many people currently chewing their own limbs off in excitement at the prospect of a new BLUE ÖYSTER CULT album. Few would deny the Americans' significance to the evolution of hard rock and heavy metal, and that early catalogue of albums ...

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JOHN 5: 'EDDIE VAN HALEN Was A Modern-Day MOZART'

Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 has paid tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist's death was confirmed by his son, and VAN HALEN bassist, Wolfgang Van Halen. John 5 said in a statement: "Eddie Van ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN's Ex-Wife VALERIE BERTINELLI: 'I'm So Grateful WOLFIE And I Were Able To Hold You In Your Last Moments'

Eddie Van Halen's ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli has paid tribute to the iconic guitarist who died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. His death was confirmed by Eddie and Valerie's son, VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. Earlier today, Valerie shared a photo of her, Eddie and Wolfgang, taken while Wolfgang was ...

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Rockers React To Passing Of EDDIE VAN HALEN

Paul Stanley (KISS), Gene Simmons (KISS), David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE), Neal Schon (JOURNEY), Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST) and Flea (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Eddie Van Halen. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist died earlier today (Tuesday, October 6) at the age of 65. ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Dead At 65

Eddie Van Halen has passed away after a long battle with cancer. The legendary VAN HALEN guitarist was 65 years old. His death was confirmed by his son, and VAN HALEN bassist, Wolfgang Van Halen. Wolfgang wrote: "I can't believe I'm having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his ...

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VAN HALEN: Officially Licensed Face Masks Now Available

VAN HALEN has released officially licensed face masks. They are available in four different designs, including a neck gaiter, which can also be worn as a neck warmer, headband, bandana or wristband. An awesome spin on the classic face mask, these feature elastic ear loops with an adjustable toggle for a secure, comfy fit. Plus, ...

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