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MARTY FRIEDMAN Covers 'Gurenge', Theme Song Of Anime Series 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba' (Video)

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has shared his metal interpretation of the opening theme song for the ongoing TV anime series "Demon Slayer". The original track "Gurenge" ("Red Lotus") was created by the singer LiSA and recently became the third most-downloaded single in all of Japan, having been downloaded more than 900,000 times. "Gurenge" has ...

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WILL CARROLL Addresses CHUCK BILLY's Comment That He 'Should Have Said Something' If He Thought He Had Contracted COVID-19

Will Carroll says that he is "cool" with Chuck Billy, two months after the TESTAMENT singer publicly wondered if he had contracted COVID-19 from the DEATH ANGEL drummer when the two bands toured together. Carroll, who spent almost two weeks on a ventilator in an intensive care unit at a Northern California hospital, told San ...

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666 - 666

The official consensus on black metal's evolution tends to focus on the contributions of VENOM, BATHORY and then, perhaps most definitively, MAYHEM. And rightly so, of course. But there are always missing links lurking in metal's obsidian shadows, and Norway's 666 are definitely worth a lot more than a footnote. Pre-dating MAYHEM by a couple ...

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GODSMACK's Music Publishing Catalog And Master Royalty Stream Acquired By PRIMARY WAVE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired the music publishing catalog and master royalty stream of the multi-platinum rock band GODSMACK. The deal includes the Grammy nominee's publishing and master income stream for its compositions and masters across its entire career to date. Titles include their debut album "Godsmack", "When Legends Rise", "Awake" and "1000hp", as ...

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FILTER Releases Official Lyric Video For 'Thoughts And Prayers'

The official lyric video for a new FILTER song called "Thoughts And Prayers" can be seen below. The track was written as a collaboration between FILTER mainman Richard Patrick and fellow FILTER founding member Brian Liesegang, who reconnected for several months in 2018 and 2019 before scrapping their planned reunion album. "Thoughts And Prayers" will ...

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HOUSE OF LORDS: 'The Both Of Us' Music Video

The official music video for "The Both Of Us", a new song from HOUSE OF LORDS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 10th studio album, "New World - New Eyes", which was released on June 12 via Frontiers Music Srl. Recorded and produced by the band's singer and mastermind, James ...

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DISTURBED Announces 2021 Dates For 'The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour'

DISTURBED has confirmed the rescheduled 2021 dates for its "The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour", co-produced by Frank Productions and Live Nation. The amphitheater tour, with very special guest STAIND and BAD WOLVES, will begin on July 7, 2021 at iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre and all previously purchased tickets will be honored for their rescheduled dates. "The ...

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DISTURBED Is Working On New Music While In Quarantine

DISTURBED has commenced the songwriting process for its next studio album. Singer David Draiman, who resides in Hawaii with his wife and their son, discussed DISTURBED's plans for the follow-up to 2018's "Evolution" album during a brand new interview with Download Festival TV presenter Kylie Olsson. Asked how he has been spending his coronavirus downtime, ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer Blasts Democrats For 'Demonizing' DONALD TRUMP And 'Blaming Him For Everything Under The Sun'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has accused Democrats of "demonizing" U.S. president Donald Trump and "blaming him for everything under the sun." Dolmayan, who has praised Trump in recent weeks, continued to speak out on his political views via social media, writing in part on Instagram: "Working together to fix problems seems to ...

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DAVID COVERDALE On WHITESNAKE's 'Red, White And Blues' Trilogy: 'We've Given Everything A Fresh Coat Of Paint'

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale spoke to "The Slacker Morning Show" about the band's "Red, White And Blues" trilogy, a series of fresh, new collections organized by musical themes that will include: "Love Songs" (red), "The Rock Album" (white) and "The Blues Album" (blue). He said (hear audio below): "We've got 'The Rock Album' that's coming ...

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