In This Moment Say Lineup Change ‘Sparked a Fire in Us Creatively’ for New Album
In This Moment’s fourth studio album, ‘Blood,’ drops on Aug. 14, and the band are opening up about the creative process for the release. Speaking with Bare Bones Music, frontwoman Maria Brink explained that this past year has brought plenty of trials for the band, including a lineu…
Uproar Festival Kicks Off 2012 Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands
Local bands out there dying to get your music heard: Your big shot may be here. The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival has launched its 2012 Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands, powered by Imagen Records.
Papa Roach Frontman Jacoby Shaddix Says New Album Will Drop in September
Papa Roach are gearing up for a busy summer, as the hard rockers are playing the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival this August and also readying a shiny new album. Speaking with Army Sergeant Russell Toof of American Forces Network Europe, frontman Jacoby Shaddix revealed that fans should expect…
Metallica Looking to Record Next Album with Rick Rubin
Following Metallica’s less-than-popular collaboration with Lou Reed last year, the metal gents are ready to get back into the studio and craft a proper Metallica set. Speaking with Metal Hammer (via Blabbermouth), frontman James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich hinted that the next Metallica a…
Megadeth’s David Ellefson Dishes on New Book ‘Unsung: Words and Images’
Megadeth bass player David Ellefson has a new book in toe, ‘Unsung: Words and Images,’ and this isn’t your typical metal read. The book features previously unpublished lyrics and images, showing the relationship between poetry and art.
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Says Fans Inspired ‘The Strange Case of…’
The release of Halestorm’s “The Strange Case of…” is inching closer and closer, and when the set arrives on April 10, singer Lzzy Hale says to expect something unlike anything that Halestorm have spit out before. Speaking with the Pulse of Radio (via Blabbermouth), Hale expl…
Demon Hunter Frontman Ryan Clark Gets Graphic on New Album
Ryan Clark is long known for his work fronting Seattle-based Christian metal band Demon Hunter, but he’s also a professional graphic designer. As it turns out, Clark has worked in the visual arts for as long as he’s been screaming and singing with the Hunter. That eye for graphic design came in hand…
Janus Go for Deep Concept on ‘Nox Aeris’
Janus aren’t the kind of rock band that’s satisfied with writing songs about getting wasted and partying hard every night. Just look at the concept behind their last album, ‘Red Right Return.’ The set took inspiration from the 1920s Russian Constructionist art, while the titl…
Chris Broderick on Joining Megadeth: I Don’t Feel Like a Game Changer
Chris Broderick was always immersed in guitar, but his talent for shredding it up live really came to the forefront in 2008, when joined Megadeth.
Nikki Sixx Talks Spirituality, Family and Sobriety
We all know Nikki Sixx is a killer bass player with creativity and crazy-good vision, but it might surprise fans that he's dead-serious about his spirituality and family life.
Duff McKagan Was ‘Reluctant at First’ to Open for Guns N’ Roses
Former Guns N’ Roses bass slinger Duff McKagan is once again on the road with his good buddies, as his band Loaded is opening for a pair of dates on GN’R’s uber-raved about tour. When first presented with the offer to play, though, McKagan admits that he wasn’t sure he wanted…
Chevelle Drummer Sam Loeffler Explains Origin of ‘Face to the Floor’
Chevelle’s latest single, ‘Face to the Floor,’ has the Chicago guys spitting out hard rock in true Chevelle fashion: guitars reeling onward, choruses swelling and Pete Loefflers’ emotional, yearning vocals emoting over a sea of sturdy rhythms.