FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Stands By Their ‘Brother’ – Moody Off Tour

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Martin Kielty of TeamRock.com reports that Five Finger Death Punch have announced they’ll complete their current North American tour without frontman Ivan Moody. According to the report, Moody “suffered what he called a ‘mental moment’ on stage at the weekend, appearing to claim that his mother was dying, when his sister said she wasn’t. Guitarist Zoltan Bathory says: “Ivan is our …

NIGHTWISH Releases Live Clips from ‘Endless Forms Most Beautiful…’

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FROM THE RELEASE: “We were here!” – once again, NIGHTWISH carve their name into the walls of music history and after touring for a year and a half throughout every corner of the world, their time has come to immortalize the Endless Forms Most Beautiful World Tour 2015 – 2016 on DVD/Blu-Ray/CD. On January 6th, the symphonic metal visionaries are set to release their new …

PHIL CAMPBELL – Moving On After Lemmy

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The drive behind the force of Motorhead, Phil Campbell opened up to Wales Online about how his career nearly ended after Lemmy’s death. “I spent more time with him than I did my wife and my family.” “I think then I started to romanticise about things,” he said, “thinking was he really indestructable? You have to remember he was 37 when I joined …

Interview: SISTER – Say “Sleaze” and Thank You

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They say you can’t judge a book by its cover — but, if the cover is boring, then what’s the point?  That’s what the fashionably unfashionable Sister has to say, with their classic 80’s decadence for a new millennium; paying their respects to the roots of Metal by thoroughly embracing their salacious individualism. This quartet is another jewel from Sweden, a …

DEE SNIDER In Rehearsals with New Solo Band

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Dee Snider, First Amendment advocate and legendary frontman for Twisted Sister is now in rehearsals with a brand new solo band, ready to hit the road to support his new release, We Are The Ones. He says, “We’re doing a set in Miami…December 4th, sayeth the Damon [producer]. But, here’s something interesting; I decided to pull out a little nugget …

FOUNTAINHEAD Joins DEFEATED SANITY

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Berlin-based Tech-Death band, Defeated Sanity has just adopted former Obscura’s fretless wonder, Tom “Fountainhead” Geldschlager to fill in for the remaining Dharmata Tour into 2017. Official Announcement: “Unfortunately Kevin Heiderich, who was sessioning on second guitar for our Dharmata live set, had to drop out mainly because of personal reasons and priorities, which we respect. It was his idea to bring …

It Will Cost More To Play in the US

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According to the Resident Advisor, The US has raised the price of the visa application for performing artists visiting the country. “The rate hike for the Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, which is required for all artists, musicians and others—including DJs—traveling to the US for work, will come into effect on December 23rd, jumping from $325 per person to $460. …

CROWBAR Announces Tour Dates with GOATWHORE

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From eOne Music: Riff lords CROWBAR have announced co-headlining tour dates with NOLA [New Orleans] neighbors GOATWHORE, capping off the calendar year with style. “This upcoming tour is one that we’re all looking forward to!” says Kirk Windstein. “These are our Brothers. Hell, Sammy Duet was in Crowbar for a few of our best records! To the fans of both bands, here’s …