Metallica’s James Hetfield Says Some Bands Need to Die
Metallica front man James Hetfield has never been one to mince words, and in a new interview with Artisan News Service, he says there are too many bands in the contemporary marketplace. The guitarist then suggests natural selection as an obvious way of leveling the playing field.
Watch Whitesnake Singer David Coverdale Get Interviewed by His Granddaughter
It’s not often fans get to see the softer side of David Coverdale. The high-octane vocalist and front man of Whitesnake spends a lot more time belting out metal classics like ‘Still of the Night’ than he does talking about kittens and rainbows. But in an interesting new video clip, the rock legend is interviewed by his granddaughter, revealing that his famous shaggy blonde mane hides a gentle fami
Iggy Pop Limited Edition Bobblehead Now Available for Pre-Order
In the inevitable juxtaposition of punk rock and toy collectibles, Drastic Plastic Collectibles have teamed up with Impact Merchandising to announce the release of a new Iggy Pop bobblehead.
AC/DC Singer Brian Johnson Launching U.K. Radio Show
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson will marry his two main passions when he hosts the upcoming radio show ‘Brian Johnson’s Rockers and Rollers’ on BBC Radio 2. The program will run for six weeks and feature Johnson playing a wide selection of his favorite music, as well as a lot of talk about cars.
Fan Video of Black Sabbath’s Lollapalooza 2012 Performance Leaks Online
The reunited Black Sabbath (well, almost) performed at Lollapalooza on Aug. 3 in Chicago, and now a number of fan-filmed videos (branded by Jason Jude) have gone online at YouTube to mark the occasion.
Metallica Perform ‘Ride the Lightning’ Live in Mexico City
More video footage has been posted online from Metallica‘s eight-night stand at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City. A new clip posted by Metallica TV shows Metallica casually rehearsing in their tuning room before going out to perform a savage ‘Ride the Lightning’ to the delirious stadium crowd on July 28.
ZZ Top Reveal Street Date, Cover Art and Full Tracklist for New Album ‘La Futura’
Legendary blues rockers ZZ Top are set to release a new album titled ‘La Futura’ on Sept. 11 through American Recordings, the group announced today.
Rolling Stones Documentary to Air on HBO This Fall
The Rolling Stones will be the subject of an exhaustive new documentary that is slated to air on HBO in the fall. The self-proclaimed “Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World” gave their full cooperation to the film, whose air date has not been announced.
Tommy Lee Reveals His Secret for Staying Slim: Drumming for Motley Crue
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is one of rock’s flashiest players, performing a very physical and flamboyant set that includes him playing upside down in a cage. In a new interview, the drummer admits that the Crue’s demanding live shows take a lot out of him.
Iron Maiden Singer Bruce Dickinson Flies With TV’s ‘Ice Pilots’
Bruce Dickinson just can’t sit still. As if fronting Iron Maiden and performing in concert all around the world weren’t enough adventure for one person, the legendary metal singer is also an accomplished pilot who once flew Iron Maiden around the globe on a major tour, as documented in the film ‘Flight 666.’ He’s also flown for Astraeus Airlines, hosted a five-part miniseries about aviation histor
Kiss Guitarist Tommy Thayer Shares His Funniest Stage Mishaps
Tommy Thayer may fill Ace Frehley’s platform boots in Kiss, but he’s found out first-hand those boots aren’t necessarily made for walking.
Mark Lanegan Will Sing on New Mad Season Record
Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has announced that Screaming Trees front man Mark Lanegan will serve as a vocalist for the newly-reformed Mad Season, Bloody Disgusting reports. It is not known if he will be the band’s only singer, or merely contribute on a few songs.