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Rejoice In The Suffering - TODD LA TORRE

Todd La Torre's tenure as QUEENSRŸCHE's frontman has been one of the greatest joys in recent metal memory. Not content with revitalizing the prog metal giants, this absurdly talented multi-instrumentalist is now giving us the encumbered solo goods, thanks in part to the unwanted hiatus forced upon his thriving day job. Created in collaboration with ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE Releases 'Not My Problem' Featuring TRAVIS BARKER

ESCAPE THE FATE has released the new song "Not My Problem", featuring Travis Barker on drums, from the upcoming album "Chemical Warfare", out April 16. The collaboration with the producer, songwriter, and renowned drummer came about through the band's producer John Feldmann. Feldmann made the introduction, and Barker supplied the driving backbeat of the song. ...

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Watch British Comedian BILL BAILEY Dance To METALLICA's 'Enter Sandman' On 'Strictly Come Dancing'

Comedian Bill Bailey and his professional dance partner Oti Mabuse performed a tango to METALLICA's "Enter Sandman" in the semi-finals of BBC dance competition "Strictly Come Dancing" this past Saturday night (December 12). Bill and Oti's tango dance included him playing air guitar at one point, with computerized image of an electric guitar on stage. ...

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Nucleus - DEEDS OF FLESH

Erik Lindmark's untimely passing in 2018 sent authentic shockwaves through the death metal scene and beyond. Not just a significant player with his own band DEEDS OF FLESH, but a diehard DM lifer with the inestimable UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS to his credit, he was an underground talisman who truly believed in this wild, brutal music ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Says RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Would Be 'Touring All The Time' If It Wasn't Losing Money On The Road

Tim "Ripper" Owens has once again defended the "Dio Returns" tour, which features a hologram of legendary metal singer Ronnie James Dio performing alongside a living backing group consisting, in large part, of Ronnie's onetime DIO bandmates. The Dio hologram was created by a company called Eyellusion and made its debut at the Wacken Open ...

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TESLA, VIO-LENCE, Ex-FORBIDDEN Members To Perform With Tribute Band RUSTY CHAINS At Fourth Annual Benefit Concert

Dave Rude (TESLA), Phil Demmel (VIO-LENCE, ex-MACHINE HEAD), Craig Locicero (ex-FORBIDDEN) and Steev Esquivel (SKINLAB) are among the guest musicians who will perform with RUSTY CHAINS, the San Francisco Bay Area-based Seattle tribute act that focuses on the unique sound of the Northwest in the late 1980s and early 1990s — bands like SOUNDGARDEN, ALICE ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE Releases 'Invincible' Single Feat. LINDSEY STIRLING

ESCAPE THE FATE has released the new song "Invincible" to herald the start of the pre-order campaign for the band's upcoming album, "Chemical Warfare". The new single features critically acclaimed fan-favorite American violinist, songwriter, and dancer Lindsey Stirling. "Invincible" will appear on the soundtrack to "The Retaliators", a high-octane horror/thriller due out in 2021. Vocalist ...

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