Take A First Look Inside Gatefold Art Of KERRY KING’s Debut Album


Witness the captivating preview of the gatefold artwork meticulously crafted by the talented James Bousema for the highly anticipated debut solo album of the iconic Kerry King, titled “From Hell I Rise.” This sneak peek into the visual narrative gracing the vinyl version is nothing short of a masterpiece. Bousema, fueled by his longstanding admiration … Read more

ACE FREHLEY Says He ‘Probably’ Inspired EDDIE VAN HALEN To Start Tapping


Ace Frehley, the iconic guitarist, recently hinted at a potential influence on Eddie Van Halen’s groundbreaking tapping technique. Tapping, characterized by using both hands to hammer onto the fretboard for swift and fluid note runs, became synonymous with Van Halen’s distinctive sound. Frehley, reflecting on the past, suggests that he might have inadvertently ignited Van … Read more

INSOMNIUM Splits With Guitarist After He Ghosts The Band

Insomnium has officially bid farewell to guitarist Jani Liimatainen, marking the end of a musical journey that spanned from 2019 until the present day. The departure was confirmed through a statement by the band, shedding light on Liimatainen’s sudden silence towards his bandmates, prompting the realization that waiting was no longer an option. To fill … Read more

Producer BOB ROCK Reveals Someone Else Replaced NIKKI SIXX’s Bass Playing On First Four MÖTLEY CRÜE Records

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While collaborating with MÖTLEY CRÜE on fresh material, producer Bob Rock divulged intriguing insights into Nikki Sixx’s uncertainty about his contributions to the band’s initial four albums. This revelation surfaced during a candid discussion on Chris Jericho’s “This Is Jericho” podcast. Expanding on the dynamics between Rock and Sixx, the producer recounted a pivotal moment … Read more

HELLOWEEN New Studio Album Will Arrive In 2025


In a significant development for the legendary German power metal icons Helloween, the band has chosen a new musical haven, officially signing with the burgeoning metal label Reigning Phoenix Music (RPM) for their highly anticipated studio album, slated for a thrilling release in 2025. RPM proudly heralds this momentous collaboration, acknowledging it as a watershed … Read more

DAVE MUSTAINE Praises New Guitarist TEEMU MÄNTYSAARI, Hints At Deep Cuts On Tour


Eagerly gazing toward the horizon, Dave Mustaine is painting a portrait of optimism for Megadeth‘s future in the wake of guitarist Kiko Loureiro’s recent departure. In a recent interview with Brazil’s A Rádio Rock, a conversation thoughtfully transcribed by Blabbermouth, Mustaine took center stage to extol the virtues of the band’s freshly enlisted axeman, the … Read more

AC/DC’s Scottish Fans Voice Disappointment Regarding Exclusion From European Tour: ‘ANGUS Forgot His Roots?’

The revelation of AC/DC‘s Power Up European tour has ignited excitement among rock enthusiasts, but a wave of disappointment is washing over fans in Scotland, who feel overlooked by the iconic band, as per The Scottish Sun’s report. Scotland is notably absent from the tour itinerary, which instead includes stops in countries such as Germany, … Read more

CROWBAR Announces March/April 2024 U.S. Tour


CROWBAR has unfurled the details of its upcoming U.S. headlining tour, set to resonate from March 30 to April 14, accompanied by the formidable MORBID VISIONZ as support. This two-week spring expedition promises a sonic odyssey, culminating in a special performance at the Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest in Philadelphia on April 12, where … Read more