MOTÖRHEAD – “Würz Was Pouring A Guinness And Cracking A Joke When He Succumbed To A Heart Attack; At Least We Know He Went With A Smile”
MOTÖRHEAD have issued the following statement regarding the passing of former guitarist Michael “Würzel” Burston who died on July 9th from ventricular fibrillation caused by heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy), at the age of 61: “We are greatly saddened to confirm that our long-time friend and comrade Würzel died Saturday at his home. Würz was pouring [...]
A preview of From Chaos To Eternity, the new studio album by Italy’s power-driven symphonic/cinematic/orchestral band RHAPSODY OF FIRE, is now available for viewing on YouTube and below. It features :30 second studio samples of all tracks and album artwork by Felipe Machado Franco (Blind Guardian, Iced Earth, Axel Rudi Pell). From Chaos To [...]
The one of the most important Groove Metal band from Chile; 11TH AUGUST 2011 – TEATHER TELETON – 21 HRS. American Thrash Metal Band DEVIL DRIVER will be performing for the first time in Santiago Chile next August 11th at Teatro Teleton, on the “Bound By The Road” South American tour 2011. Ratzinger [...]
East coast and Canadian dates alongside Within Temptation firmed up for September Woodstock, NY’s 3 has been working on their new album throughout 2011. They are finally emerging from Applehead Studios (Coheed and Cambria, Morningwood, Straylight Run) to do some east coast and Canadian tour dates. On July 14th, 3 will be playing one of [...]
Guitarist Wacek “Vogg” Kiełtyka of Polish technical death metal band DECAPITATED offers the following commentary on the songs that appear on the band’s latest album, Carnival Is Forever, out now in North America and on July 15th in Europe: The Knife – “The opening track, without an intro, is a ruthless blow from the [...]
Metal-Rules.com conducted an interview with David Vincent of Morbid Angel on July 10th 2011 and when asked about the connection between the band and the audience Vincent replied: “Our audience is some of the greatest people of the world. It’s been a journey – we do crazy things musically. And our fans are true morbid [...]
Greece’s Rockpages sat down with JUDAS PRIEST’s bassist Ian Hill right before the band’s appearance in Athens last Wednesday. Hill reavealed that the band has already prepared songs for their new album, and of course he talked about K.K. Downing’s recent departure. An excerpt follows: Q: Well, Ian, here you are for the Epitaph World [...]
LOCK UP STREAMING “NECROPOLIS TRANSPARENT” ON AOL.COM; “Necropolis Transparent” out July 12th on Nuclear Blast Records
Lock Up, the death metal group featuring genre veterans Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates, Disfear), Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Venomous Concept), Nicolas Barker (ex-Cradle Of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir) and Anton Reisenegger (Criminal, Pentagram), has teamed up with AOL.com to stream the band’s upcoming release, Necropolis Transparent, in its entirety this week. Head over to: http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds#/15 [...]
On July 9th former MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Michael “Würzel” Burston sadly passed away in the UK. He was aged 61. The band has since issued a statement on the passing of former bandmate. A spokesperson for the band told RockAAA their thoughts were with their former guitarists family at this difficult time: “It was actually Lemmy [...]
Appice Drum Wars Invades the Northeast; Brothers Carmine and Vinny Appice go to battle in the Northeastern USA July 30-August 1
The Rock House in West Greenwich, Rhode Island will kick off the first northeastern USA Drum Wars shows featuring legendary drummers Carmine and Vinny Appice on Saturday, July 30th. Brothers and “rivals” Carmine and Vinny Appice are set to battle it out by performing classic hard rock, pop and metal hits that were popular during [...]
Check out the djent masters in the Metal Hammer Signing Tent at Sonisphere as they do their drum-clinic. Insane!
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