METALLICA’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Spurs the Return of Heavy Metal Messenger


After a long dormancy, one release has brought Heavy Metal Messenger back to the blogosphere: METALLICA’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. I am on my fourth listen and I am beginning to get headbangers whiplash! Each time I listen I enjoy it more. If you’ve only heard one or a few of these new songs you are doing yourself […]

15 TRACKS THAT RUIN PERFECT ALBUMS. WRONG!


15 Terrible Songs That Ruin Supposedly Perfect Albums By Frank Donovan The Beatles’ Abbey Road, Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life, Nirvana’s Nevermind–Even the most iconic and highly-regarded albums have a track that we always skip. We’re all for artists evolving their sound, but it’s often painfully clear when the sonic experimentation in the studio […]

IRON MAIDEN AND THE BOOK OF SOULS GO JUMBO ON MASSIVE 2016 WORLD TOUR


  IRON MAIDEN AND THE BOOK OF SOULS GO JUMBO ON MASSIVE 2016 WORLD TOUR Published: Aug 25, 2015 VOCALIST BRUCE DICKINSON TO CAPTAIN AND PILOT A BOEING 747-400 JUMBO JET TO PLAY IN SIX OF THE SEVEN CONTINENTS TRAVELLING OVER 55,000 MILES (88,500km) AROUND THE GLOBE “THE BOOK OF SOULS WORLD TOUR” IS EXPECTED […]

Penelope Spheeris “Decline of Western Civilization,” Films to Get BOX Treatment


The highly celebrated and long-awaited trilogy known as “The Decline Of Western Civilization” will receive a deluxe box set release on June 30 from Shout! Factory. The four-disc set will be available in both Blu-ray and DVD formats, and will contain Penelope Spheeris‘s “The Decline Of Western Civilization” (1980), “The Decline Of Western Civilization Part […]

Gene Simmons Says, “Fans are killing new bands.”


Sofie of Studio Brussel conducted an interview with KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons and drummer Eric Singer when the band played at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium on June 19. You can now watch the chat below. Elaborating on his controversial “rock is dead” remark from last year, Simmons said: “The biggest bands in […]

New Prospect for Song of the Year. Guess Who?


California rockers BUCKCHERRY will release their seventh studio album, “Rock ‘N’ Roll”, on August 21st via F-Bomb Records/Caroline. In anticipation for the upcoming record, the band has premiered a new track/video for their first single, “Bring It On Back”, today. Check it out below. Pre-order “Rock ‘N’ Roll” now at iTunes, Amazon MP3, Google Play […]

David Coverdale Tells Critical Fans to F**k Off! Five NEW Videos!


WHITESNAKE singer David Coverdale has responded to fans who have critized his decision to release “The Purple Album”, which revisits his time as the frontman for DEEP PURPLE‘s “Burn”, “Stormbringer” and “Come Taste The Band” studio albums.“The Purple Album” features reworked versions of songs from some 40 years ago, from 1973 to 1976, including the […]

Slash says “Never Say Never,” on CBS This Morning.


Slash appeared on CBS This Morning today to announce the new music video for his song “Beneath the Savage Sun.” The tune and video, which he created with his band Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, was written and shot to help raise awareness for endangered elephants. While on the morning show, Slash was asked the […]