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SAMMY HAGAR And KRIST NOVOSELIC To Speak At SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST

Sammy Hagar (pictured) and Krist Novoselic have been announced as two of the speakers at this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) festival, which will be held March 10-19 in Austin, Texas The former VAN HALEN frontman will participate in a conversation on Thursday, March 16, at 2 p.m. local time, while the NIRVANA bassist will ...

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DAVE GROHL Won't Perform At GRAMMY AWARDS After All

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl won't be showing up at the 59th annual Grammy Awards after all. Although Grohl's participation was announced earlier this week, a statement issued late Thursday afternoon (February 2) by The Recording Academy said: "Earlier this week, we announced that Dave Grohl would be performing ...

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DAVE GROHL To Perform At GRAMMY AWARDS

Singer-rapper-musician Anderson .Paak will join hip-hop veterans A TRIBE CALLED QUEST and FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl on stage at this year's Grammy Awards, which will take place February 12 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Grohl has collected 15 Grammys across his career, which includes a stint with Rock And Roll Hall Of ...

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BLACK SABBATH, METALLICA, IRON MAIDEN Pictures To Be Displayed As Part Of 'The Photography Of Kevin Estrada' Exhibit

Pop Obscure, the new independent record store in downtown Los Angeles, will host an opening reception for the photo gallery/exhibit from acclaimed photographer Kevin Estrada today (Saturday, January 28) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For over two decades, Estrada's photos have been an important part of rock n' roll history. Kevin has chronicled some ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: Remixed Deluxe Edition Of 'Ultramega OK' Due In March

Seattle grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will release a remixed deluxe edition of "Ultramega OK" on March 10 via Sub Pop. This remixed and expanded reissue is a long-planned "correction" of the legendary band's Grammy-nominated debut full-length. "Ultramega OK" was originally recorded and released in 1988 on SST Records. While the band enjoyed working with the original ...

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NIRVANA, ALICE IN CHAINS, PEARL JAM, SOUNDGARDEN Photographs Part Of 'Greatest Hits' Exhibition

"Greatest Hits", the premiere art retrospective, is a photography exhibition and auction with live music celebrating the work of legendary Los Angeles photographer Chris Cuffaro. "Greatest Hits" will open in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 2 with a press viewing 7:00 p.m., VIP party and opening reception 7:30-8:30 p.m. and a public viewing from 8:30 ...

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Members Of WHITE ZOMBIE, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, PRIMUS Featured In Documentary About '90s Alternative Rock

It was the early '90s — seemingly out of nowhere, a little grunge band called NIRVANA began outselling massive commercial artists like Michael Jackson. This immediately caught the attention of the giant record companies. These small underground bands branded as "alternative" or "post-punk" went from being inconsequential to being potential behemoths in record sales — ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'People Will Always Love Rock And Roll'

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach was interviewed earlier in the month on the Fox Business program "Kennedy", hosted by former MTV VJ Kennedy. You can now watch the segment below. Asked if he ever thought that he wasn't going to survive the days of rock and roll debauchery and Sunset Strip excess of the ...

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CHERIE CURRIE: Why THE RUNAWAYS Will Probably Never Reunite

Cherie Currie says a full reunion of iconic seventies rockers THE RUNAWAYS will now probably never happen. Speaking on the "White Line Fever" podcast, Currie outlined in great detail her relationships with fellow former bandmates Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Jackie Fox and Sandy West and the previous attempts to get the band back together. "It's ...

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KORN's MUNKY: 'I Think It's Difficult To Put Us In A Category'

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer was interviewed on the November 28 edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KORN not getting the recognition it deserves for its musicality: Munky: "I think ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Was 'Very Surprised' When AXL ROSE Reunited With SLASH

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach promoted his long-awaited autobiography, "18 And Life On Skid Row", with an appearance earlier today (Monday, December 5) on the Q104.3 radio station in New York City, where he was interviewed by Jonathan Clarke. You can now watch video footage of the question-and-answer session below. Speaking about his reaction ...

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DEEP PURPLE's 'Smoke On The Water', NIRVANA's 'Teen Spirit' Added To Grammy Hall Of Fame

In keeping with its ongoing dedication to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy has announced the 25 newest additions to its Grammy Hall Of Fame. This year's collection acknowledges a diverse range of both singles and album recordings at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Each year recordings are ...

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Watch NORMA JEAN's Video For 'Everyone Talking Over Everyone Else'

"Everyone Talking Over Everyone Else", the new video from Atlanta, Georgia's NORMA JEAN, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's seventh full-length, "Polar Similar", which came out on September 9 via Solid State Records. First and foremost, "Polar Similar" is a reminder that NORMA JEAN is anything but rudimentary. "Sonically, we ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Looks Back On Success Of 'Black Album': You File That One Under 'Mindf**k'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was interviewed on the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast, Billboard's weekly audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Billboard co-director of charts Keith Caulfield and Billboard.com senior editor Katie Atkinson spoke to Ulrich about the 25th anniversary of the band’s massive ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'What's In My Bag?'

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach is featured in Amoeba Music's "What's In My Bag?" segment in which he talks about some of the records he is into. In the clip below, he can be seen shopping at Amoeba in Hollywood, where he picks up music by RUSH, KISS and VAN HALEN, among others. Bach's ...

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NORMA JEAN: New Song 'Forever Hurtling Towards Andromeda' Available For Streaming

Atlanta, Georgia's NORMA JEAN has released its explosive new single, "Forever Hurtling Towards Andromeda". The track is taken from the band's upcoming seventh full-length, "Polar Similar", due out September 9 via Solid State Records. "Forever Hurtling Towards Andromeda" features guest vocals from Sean Ingram of metalcore pioneers COALESCE, with a performance that perfectly complements the ...

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Video: SEBASTIAN BACH Performs At HEAVY MONTREAL Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach's August 6 performance at the Heavy Montreal festival at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. Bach's long-awaited autobiography, "18 And Life On Skid Row", which was scheduled to be released in June, will now arrive on September 27 via Dey Street ...

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Video: SACRED REICH Performs At DYNAMO METALFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of SACRED REICH's July 16 performance at the Dynamo Metalfest in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below. SACRED REICH guitarist Wiley Arnett recently spoke to TotalRock Radio about the fact that the band hasn't released any new music in twenty years even though it has been playing sporadic shows for the ...

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Basses Loaded - MELVINS

Oh, what King Buzzo must dream about in his sleep. It seems the prolific Buzz Osbourne and his revolving MELVINS troupe are wrapping on new product every few months, before tearing up the road as only they can. The band hit every state in the union plus Washington, D.C. in 51 days—unprecedented lunacy—before heading over ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Explains '18 And Life On Skid Row' Book Delay

Cameron Buchholtz of the Rock 100.5 The KATT radio station conducted an interview with former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach at this year's Rocklahoma festival, which was held May 27-29 at Catch The Fever Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. You can now listen to the chat below. Speaking about his long-awaited autobiography, ...

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