Metallica Ponder ‘Wacky’ Release Strategy for Upcoming Album
As Metallica gear up to record their 10th studio album, drummer Lars Ulrich reveals that the band is trying to find “wacky” new strategies for getting the music to the fans who want it.
Lars Ulrich Explains Diversity of Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival
Many Metallica fans were left asking questions after the announcement of the incredibly diverse lineup for the ‘Orion Music + More‘ festival in Atlantic City, N.J. Ever ready to be spokesman for the band, drummer Lars Ulrich steps up to explain some of those decisions.
Creed Look to Make ‘Best Album We’ve Ever Done’
Creed have large expectations for the follow-up to their 2010 comeback album ‘Full Circle,’ and while vocalist Scott Stapp reveals that they are “halfway there,” he also says that they will not quit working until they have their best album to date.
Linkin Park Rock New iPhone App That Creates Custom-Made Videos
Linkin Park have teamed with mobile social media app Viddy to allow fans to create music videos on their iPhone and are offering an autographed guitar to the fan who turns in the best impersonation of a member of the band.
Smashing Pumpkins to Announce ‘Oceania’ Details at SXSW
Smashing Pumpkins have been going back and forth over the best way to release their upcoming album ‘Oceania.’ Now comes word that there is a game plan, which Billy Corgan will announce the details of at next week’s South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
Seether Releasing Complete iTunes Collection
Seether have announced plans to bundle all of their albums, including their recent release ‘Holding on to Strings Better Left to Fray,’ and sell them via iTunes at a discounted price.
Godsmack Frontman Sully Erna Announces 2012 Solo Tour Dates
Shortly before the release of his ‘Avalon Live’ box set, Godsmack frontman Sully Erna will take his solo act on the road for a series of east coast shows starting this March.
Slash Jams ‘Rise Today’ With Alter Bridge in Sydney, Australia
Alter Bridge fans down under were treated to a bonus when Slash jumped onstage to help Myles Kennedy — who is the vocalist on Slash‘s upcoming solo disc — and friends fire through ‘Rise Today.’
Slipknot’s Clown: ‘We’re the Greatest Band in the World’
Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan recently offered his unfiltered opinion of the band and its naysayers, as well as explaining how he transitions from married father of three to masked madman behind the kegs.
Black Sabbath to Play U.S. Show in August
Even though many of Black Sabbath ‘s reunion plans have fallen by the wayside in the wake of Tony Iommi’s Lymphoma diagnosis and Bill Ward’s contract dispute, singer Ozzy Osbourne’s wife Sharon says that Sabbath will perform one show on U.S. soil…
Godsmack’s Sully Erna to Release ‘Avalon Live’ Box Set in April
Details have been revealed for Godsmack frontman Sully Erna‘s upcoming live DVD, which features Erna performing songs from his debut solo effort ‘Avalon’ and will be part of a box set loaded with extras like a documentary, posters, incense and more.
Black Stone Cherry Document Soldier’s Journey Home With ‘In My Blood’ Video
Black Stone Cherry‘s new music video for ‘In My Blood’ chronicles the uplifting true story of an American soldier returning home to his family from war.