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PAUL STANLEY Doesn’t Rule Out More KISS Concerts After Final Show Of ‘End Of The Road’ Tour

PAUL STANLEY Doesn’t Rule Out More KISS Concerts After Final Show Of ‘End Of The Road’ Tour

ReederJan 19, 20233 min read

During a chat with Yahoo! entertainment’s music editor Lyndsey Parker, KISS frontman Paul Stanley was overjoyed when asked if he and his bandmates had any plans to commemorate their 50th anniversary in a unique way. “The fact…

SCREAMING TREES Bassist VAN CONNER Dies At 55

SCREAMING TREES Bassist VAN CONNER Dies At 55

ReederJan 18, 20231 min read

Sad news to report as Van Conner, founding bassist for SCREAMING TREES, has died. Gary Lee Conner, SCREAMING TREES guitarist and brother to Van, made an announcement on Facebook earlier…

German Metal Festival Bans Artists Who Rely On Backing Tracks

German Metal Festival Bans Artists Who Rely On Backing Tracks

ReederJan 18, 20232 min read

Backing tracks in live performances often spark raucous debates among rock and metal aficionados, with many debating whether it “improves the show” or is simply a form of “cheating.” Music…

FRANK BELLO’s Plane Landed In A Ditch A Day Before Start Of ANTHRAX Tour

FRANK BELLO’s Plane Landed In A Ditch A Day Before Start Of ANTHRAX Tour

ReederJan 18, 20232 min read

Before embarking on their highly-anticipated tour with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and EXODUS, ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello experienced a wild night as he shared in an Instagram video. “Hey, what did…

DOLLY PARTON’s ‘Rock Star’ Album To Include STEVEN TYLER, PAUL MCCARTNEY, STEVE PERRY And STEVIE NICKS

DOLLY PARTON’s ‘Rock Star’ Album To Include STEVEN TYLER, PAUL MCCARTNEY, STEVE PERRY And STEVIE NICKS

ReederJan 18, 20232 min read

Dolly Parton has excitedly announced that legendary music icons Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks and Steven Tyler will be collaborating with her on the upcoming rock album Rock Star. The LP…

HEIDEVOLK Premieres ‘Wederkeer’ Music Video

HEIDEVOLK Premieres ‘Wederkeer’ Music Video

ReederJan 18, 20233 min read

Photo credit: Sietse Schoenmakers Since the release of their impressive 2005 debut, De strijdlust is geboren, HEIDEVOLK have taken the heavy music scene by storm, conquering stages throughout the world with their very…

‘Being In A Band Feels Pretty Stupid, The Culture Is Embarrassing’, MONUMENTS Singer Says On State Of Metal Music

‘Being In A Band Feels Pretty Stupid, The Culture Is Embarrassing’, MONUMENTS Singer Says On State Of Metal Music

ReederJan 18, 20233 min read

Andy Cizek, vocalist for the British progressive metal band MONUMENTS, spoke about heavy metal’s status in 2023 and how recent times have been exceedingly hard on most of its artists.…

SLAYER’s KERRY KING On DAVE MUSTAINE: ‘He’s A F**king Awesome Guitar Player’

SLAYER’s KERRY KING On DAVE MUSTAINE: ‘He’s A F**king Awesome Guitar Player’

ReederJan 18, 20232 min read

Despite the well-documented animosity between former SLAYER guitarist Kerry King and MEGADETH’s Dave Mustaine, Kerry reminisces fondly in a new Metal Hammer interview of his first time seeing METALLICA take…

LAMB OF GOD And Other Gigs Affected After London’s O2 Academy Brixton Has Its License Suspended For Three Months

LAMB OF GOD And Other Gigs Affected After London’s O2 Academy Brixton Has Its License Suspended For Three Months

ReederJan 17, 20232 min read

Photo credit: Travis Shinn The O2 Academy Brixton in London has had its license suspended by Lambeth council for a period of three months, due to the Metropolitan police’s request…

MAX CAVALERA Explains Why Most Of His Guitars Only Have Four Strings

MAX CAVALERA Explains Why Most Of His Guitars Only Have Four Strings

ReederJan 17, 20232 min read

In his most recent conversation with Brutal Planet Magazine, former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera discussed the legacy he has carved out for himself as a masterful composer…

KREATOR And SEPULTURA Announce ‘Klash Of The Titans’ 2023 North American Tour With DEATH ANGEL

KREATOR And SEPULTURA Announce ‘Klash Of The Titans’ 2023 North American Tour With DEATH ANGEL

ReederJan 16, 20233 min read

Get ready to witness a legendary event as KREATOR, the German thrash gods, team up with Brazilian metal masters SEPULTURA for their 2023 North American co-headliner tour “Klash Of The…

JAMEY JASTA Says Actress MARGOT ROBBIE Got ‘Crowd Killed’ At A SLIPKNOT/HATEBREED Show

JAMEY JASTA Says Actress MARGOT ROBBIE Got ‘Crowd Killed’ At A SLIPKNOT/HATEBREED Show

ReederJan 16, 20231 min read

Appearing recently on the The Graham Norton Show, actress Margot Robbie had to explain her enthusiastic appreciation for heavy metal music to both show host and Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett.…

STEVE VAI’s ‘Swiss Cheese’ Guitar, Which Was Stolen In 1986, Found In Attic In Tijuana, Mexico

STEVE VAI’s ‘Swiss Cheese’ Guitar, Which Was Stolen In 1986, Found In Attic In Tijuana, Mexico

ReederJan 16, 20233 min read

After a 35-year disappearance, Steve Vai’s “Swiss cheese” guitar has returned to its rightful owner! The instrument – which was used in David Lee Roth’s iconic music video for “Yankee…

LZZY HALE And CHRIS DAUGHTRY Join ALICE IN CHAINS Tribute Band To Perform ‘Man In The Box’

LZZY HALE And CHRIS DAUGHTRY Join ALICE IN CHAINS Tribute Band To Perform ‘Man In The Box’

ReederJan 16, 20232 min read

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of JOURNEY’s iconic hit “Separate Ways,” Lzzy Hale and Chris Daughtry from DAUGHTRY came together for a studio cover. Their successful collaboration didn’t stop there…

MUSE’s MATT BELLAMY Is Eager To Go On Alien Hunting With BLINK-182’s TOM DELONGE

MUSE’s MATT BELLAMY Is Eager To Go On Alien Hunting With BLINK-182’s TOM DELONGE

ReederJan 16, 20232 min read

In a recent interview at the iHeartRadio ALTer Ego festival, MUSE frontman Matt Bellamy disclosed that BLINK-182’s Tom DeLonge has invited him to join on an extraterrestrial chase. When asked…