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JORDAN RUDESS Says 'It Looks Very Good' That LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT Will Regroup

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess says that "it looks very good" that LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT will regroup in the not-too-distant future. LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT is the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring Rudess and fellow DREAM THEATER member John Petrucci (guitar), alongside ex-DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING ...

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ASKING ALEXANDRIA's BEN BRUCE: 'We Have To End Racism'

ASKING ALEXANDRIA guitarist Ben Bruce has spoken out about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and ensuing protests across the country. Floyd, an unarmed black man, died on Monday (May 25) as Minneapolis police arrested him outside a convenience store on a report of a counterfeit bill being passed. The 46-year-old was seen on ...

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EPICA's MARK JANSEN Blasts Dutch News Site For 'Sensation Seeking And Stirring The Pot' In The Age Of Coronavirus

EPICA guitarist/vocalist Mark Jansen has blasted a site for apparently posting pictures which made it look like it was overcrowded on the Dutch beaches. The Netherlands imposed restrictions more than two months ago, in mid-March, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Earlier today, Jansen shared an article from the Dutch news site

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD And POISON: Official Announcement Regarding 'The Stadium Tour' Expected On Monday

MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS are expected to issue an official statement regarding the status of their previously announced "The Stadium Tour" on Monday, June 1. Most concerts and festivals have been canceled or rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. Almost no shows happened ...

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DINO CAZARES Addresses FEAR FACTORY's Status, Sets Record Straight On Rumored 'Soul Of A New Machine' Tour

FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares discussed the band's current status during a live interview earlier today (Saturday, May 30) on the latest episode of Nuclear Blast's "Saturday Night Lockdown" with host Francesco Paoli of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE. "At the moment, the last three years, unfortunately, FEAR FACTORY has been plagued with lawsuits, so it has been ...

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ANTHRAX Members Team Up With SKID ROW Guitarist For Quarantine Cover Of IRON MAIDEN's 'Transylvania' (Video)

ANTHRAX members Charlie Benante (drums), Frank Bello (bass) and Jonathan Donais (guitar) have teamed up with SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo to record a "quarantine" cover version of the IRON MAIDEN instrumental classic "Transylvania". Benante uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel, writing in an accompanying message: "IRON MAIDEN, Who doesn't ...

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JACKYL To Release Concert DVD

Long-running southern hard rockers JACKYL will release a new concert DVD before the end of the year. The set was recorded during the band's December 21, 2019 performance at The Midland in Kansas City. JACKYL frontman Jesse James Dupree spoke about the DVD during a May 28 Facebook Live chat. He said (see video below): ...

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ANNIHILATOR's JEFF WATERS Wants To Reunite With Singer COBURN PHARR For 'Never, Neverland' 30th-Anniversary Tour In 2021

ANNIHILATOR mastermind Jeff Waters wants to reunite with the band's former vocalist, Coburn Pharr, for a special tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of ANNIHILATOR's critically acclaimed and best-selling 1990 release "Never, Neverland". The LP includes such classics as "Road To Ruin", "I Am In Command", "Reduced To Ash" and "Phantasmagoria". According to Waters, the original ...

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SOILWORK Unveils 'Death Diviner' Video

It is the maybe most demanding project of the Swedish metallers SOILWORK: "The Feverish Trinity", a trilogy of songs with accompanying videos that, according to the band, would "celebrate the Babylonian Death Goddesses that once made the world a more feverish and exiting place." Today (Friday, May 29), SOILWORK takes its last steps on this ...

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