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Pearl Jam invite all ex-drummers2017-03-13 Pearl Jam's relationship with their former drummers has been a bit chilly over the years. Original drummer Dave Krusen was fired, as was his eventual replacement, Dave Abbruzzese; Jack Irons left the band after two albums. And when they released their career-spanning documentary, Pearl Jam Twenty, in 2011, they barely addressed their former drummers.
Last year, when it was announced that Pearl Jam would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the news was bittersweet to some fans; Krusen is going to be included, as is current drummer Matt Cameron, who joined in 1998. But Abbruzzese - who played on 1993's Vs. (a number one album that was 7x platinum; the album featured "Daughter" an
AFI, No Doubt supergroup Dreamcar2017-03-03 The new No Doubt and AFI supergroup Dreamcar have released their new single "Kill for Candy", set a release date for their debut album, will be making a late night TV performance and announced several live appearances th
Axl Rose recording with AC/DC?2017-02-23 Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose won over many skeptical AC/DC fans will he stepped in for Brian Johnson for the second half of legendary hard rock group's world tour.
Now a report has surfaced that claims that Rose is r
GN'R surprised by Angus Young2017-02-10 Guns N' Roses received a surprise welcome from AC/DC guitarist Angus Young as they arrived at the airport in Sydney for upcoming down under leg of their Not In This Lifetime reunion tour.
The band wi
Anselmo working on five albums2017-02-04 Former Pantera and Down frontman Phil Anselmo has vowed to bring a plethora of new music in 2017 as he outlines plans for five new albums this year - some of which he might put out for free.
Now fronting Superjoint, Anselmo says he has recorded five new records which span a variety of musical genres - which he adds are 'tripped out.'
Speaking to Metal Wani he says: "I'm sitting on five finished records right now - and they're all different and they're all tripped
Mastodon stream new song2017-01-30 Mastodon are streaming "Sultan's Curse" as the lead single from their forthcoming album, "Emperor Of Sand."
Due March 31, thee group's seventh release was recorded with producer Brendan O'Brien at the Quarry in Kennesaw, Georgia last year.
"'Emperor of sand' is like the grim reaper," says drummer/vocalist Brann Dailor. "Sand represents time. If you or anyone you know has ever received a terminal diagnosis, the first thought is about time. Invariably, you ask, 'How
Corey taylor about new Stone Sour2017-01-24 Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor revealed some new details for the forthcoming Stone Sour album in an interview conducted at the NAMM show in Southern California this past weekend.
Taylor spoke with Rock Cellar Magazine and revealed that the new album will be entitled "Hydrograd" and had this to say, "I can tell you that you should be very, very, very, very excited for what is in store."
"We are doing everything old school," he continued. "We're recording it live an
Gn'R reunion wasn't about money2017-01-20 Guns N' Roses guitarist Richard Fortus insists the rekindling of the friendship between Axl Rose and Slash and subsequent return to the band for the latter had nothing to do with money.
The stadium tours with the current line-up of Guns N' Roses with Slash and Duff back with frontman Axl Rose are reportedly raking in in excess of $5.5m per show.
But speaking to Guy 'Favazz' Favazza of the St. Louis, Missouri radio station KSHE, Fortus shot down suggestions the reu
A Perfect Circle new music?2017-01-18 Tool fans may patiently be waiting for a new studio album but it appears that another of Maynard James Keenan's other bands A Perfect Circle may be releasing new music this year, according to comments from Billy Howerdel.
The band cofounder Howerdel sat down for an interview to discuss A Perfect Circle's recently announced U.S. tour dates, their first in six years and he revealed that fans may soon get the first new music from the acclaimed group since their 2004 a
Metallica first BBC session2017-01-07 Metallica performed their first-ever BBC Session at London's Maida Vale Studios on November 17 as part of the launch of "Hardwired... To Self Destruct", and the band are now sharing footage of the full event.
The 5-song set for BBC Radio 1's Rock Show With Daniel P. Carter saw the group deliver in-studio versions of the project's first three singles: "Atlas, Rise!", "Moth Into Flame" and "Hardwired", alongside classics "Harvester Of Sorrow" and "Enter Sandman."
The Doors reunite2017-01-02 The surviving members of The Doors - guitarist Robbie Krieger and drummer John Densmore - will mark the 50th anniversary of the release of their self-titled debut album at a special event on January 4.
Los Angeles will proclaim January 4 as "Day Of The Doors" with a proclamation from Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin during a public event at the intersection of Pacific and Windward Avenues, the location of the iconic "Venice" sign.
Joining Densmore and Kr
Corey could quit Slipknot2016-12-27 Corey Taylor says it's possible he could quit Slipknot one day - because he might not have the energy required to keep fronting the band.
And he admits he's only begun to consider the possibility after realising that he's "not young any more."
Taylor tells BBC Radio 1's Daniel P Carter: "If you'd asked me a year ago I would have said 'no.' But just now, I'm just starting to"
"I'm 42. And as willing as my will is, I'm just beat up, man. I might as well be 60 in Sl
Hetfield about Mustaine2016-12-21 Metallica's James Hetfield has praised his former bandmate and Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine.
Metallica split with guitarist Mustaine in 1983 due to his substance abuse problems - and he was replaced by current axeman, Kirk Hammett.
Despite their strained relationship, Mustaine has since made amends with the band - and performed alongside Metallica at the San Francisco Fillmore in 2011.
Now Hetfield calls his former colleague an "old friend" who went on to carve