MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Says It Was 'Time' To 'Move On' From DAVID ELLEFSON

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


Dave Mustaine says that "there had been enough stuff that had led up to" his decision to fire bassist David Ellefson from MEGADETH last year. Ellefson's exit from the band came in May 2021, just days after sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving him were posted on Twitter. At t...

Mirrorcell

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


Audibly happy to be confounding people that thought they had him pegged, Greg Puciato's second solo album adheres to the same principles of blurred-genre anarchy that informed the first, 2020's "Child Soldier: Creator of God". Sufficiently removed from anything he had done previously, that album bri...

IGGY POP Reimagines DANNY ELFMAN's 'Kick Me' For 'Bigger. Messier.' Album

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


Danny Elfman has announced "Bigger. Messier.", a brand new genre-defying album of remixed and reimagined versions of songs from his acclaimed 2021 record "Big Mess". Comprised of collaborations and guest vocal features from a sprawling array of artists, including Trent Reznor, Iggy Pop, HEALTH, Kait...

TED NUGENT Says GREEN DAY's BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG Has 'Lost His Soul'

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


Ted Nugent says that the U.S. Supreme Court "did a good job" by ruling Friday (June 24) that Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion. The conservative-leaning Supreme Court's ruling came in a case involving Mississippi's request to overturn Roe v. Wade — the court's 1973 decision...

Electrified Brain

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


If anyone is dishing out medals for commitment to the cause, MUNICIPAL WASTE should be near the front of the queue. For the last two decades, the Richmond, VA thrashers have stuck deliriously to their guns, toured anywhere and everywhere, and been widely hailed as a guaranteed good night out as a re...

Death Metal Supergroup BLOODBATH Announces New Album 'Survival Of The Sickest'

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


BLOODBATH, the Swedish/British death metal supergroup which features in its ranks KATATONIA's Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström, along with ex-OPETH drummer Martin "Axe" Axenrot and PARADISE LOST frontman Nick Holmes, will release its sixth full-length album, "Survival Of The Sickest", on September 9...

Watch: TOMMY LEE Plays First Full Set With MÖTLEY CRÜE During 'The Stadium Tour'

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


Tommy Lee played the first full show of MÖTLEY CRÜE's "The Stadium Tour" last night (Tuesday, June 28) at Bank Of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 59-year-old drummer hadn't been able to play full sets on CRÜE's current North American stadium trek with DEF LEPPARD, POISON and JOAN J...

GENE SIMMONS Drops Another $2.5 Million From Asking Price Of Las Vegas House

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has dropped another $2.5 million from the asking price of his Southern Nevada estate. Simmons put the home on the market in October 2021 for $14.95 million, but that price came down on November 17, 2021 to $13.5 million and again on May 19 to $11 million. Gene...

METALLICA Cancels FRAUENFELD ROCKS Concert Due To Positive COVID-19 Test

Posted On Jun 29, 2022


METALLICA has been forced to cancel its headlining appearance at the Frauenfeld Rocks festival in Switzerland Wednesday night (June 29) after a member of the band's "family" has tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier today, METALLICA released the following statement via social media: "It is with a ve...

RATT's STEPHEN PEARCY On Beating Cancer: 'Every Day Above Ground Is A Good Day'

Posted On Jun 28, 2022


In a new interview with Radioactive MikeZ, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", RATT singer Stephen Pearcy once again opened up about his private three-year battle with liver cancer. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "[Right now I am] just monitoring [everything regula...

Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA Performing 'Damage, Inc.' At Denmark's COPENHELL

Posted On Jun 28, 2022


Professionally filmed video of METALLICA performing the song "Damage, Inc." on June 15 at the Copenhell festival at Refshaleøen in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Whiplash 02. Creeping Death 03. Enter Sandman 04. Harvester Of Sorrow 05. Trapped Under Ice...

JUDAS PRIEST Pulls Out Of AFTERSHOCK Festival; DANZIG Steps In

Posted On Jun 28, 2022


JUDAS PRIEST, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, JINJER, IF I DIE FIRST and Nita Strauss have pulled out of this year's this year's Aftershock festival. No reason was given for their cancelation. Replacing them on the bill will be DANZIG, IN FLAMES, PRONG and SET IT OFF. Aftershock festival will return to Dis...

PRIMUS Cancels European Leg Of 'A Tribute To Kings' Tour

Posted On Jun 28, 2022


PRIMUS has canceled the previously announced European leg of its "A Tribute To Kings" tour "due to unavoidable logistical challenges." The trek, which was supposed to see the members of PRIMUS pay tribute to their musical heroes RUSH by covering the "A Farewell To Kings" album in its entirety, was s...