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TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Launches Rap Alter Ego SKOLY-D, Takes Down Right-Wing Echo Chambers In 'B.I.G. L.I.E.' Video

HU$H MONEY, the rap duo featuring Skoly-D, the alter ego of TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick, and Kimmy G (Kimmy Gordon), has released its first video, "B.I.G. L.I.E.", a take on the events that took place one year ago, January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. "B.I.G. L.I.E." deals with plenty of non-laughing matters, yet we can ...

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STEVE VAI Releases Official Music Video For 'Little Pretty'

Steve Vai and Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group have presented an official music video for "Little Pretty". The composition is featured on Vai's upcoming studio album titled "Inviolate" which will be released digitally and on CD January 28, 2022. The LP will follow on March 18. The clip, which captures Vai performing in his ...

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Original AC/DC Singer DAVE EVANS Collaborates With Former METALLICA Producer FLEMMING RASMUSSEN

Original AC/DC singer Dave Evans has recorded two new songs with legendary producer Flemming Rasmussen, best known for having been helmed three of METALLICA's early albums, plus winning a Grammy for his work on METALLICA's "One" in 1989. One of the songs, "Guitarman", was written by Danish musician and composer Nicholas Hill, while the second ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Explains His 'Part' In Designing EDDIE VAN HALEN's Iconic Red-And-White 'Frankenstrat' Motif

David Lee Roth has shared a seven-minute video in which he discusses how he was involved in the creation of the red-white-and-black-striped pattern Eddie Van Halen made famous on his "Frankenstein" guitar — and for which the legendary VAN HALEN guitarist has held the copyright since 2001. Roth made the video in an apparent response ...

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Original AC/DC Singer DAVE EVANS Receives Honorary Lifetime Membership From Argentina's CLUB ATLÉTICO TEMPERLEY

Original AC/DC singer Dave Evans has received an honorary lifetime membership from Club Atlético Temperley, an Argentine soccer club from the city of Temperley in greater Buenos Aires. Evans was also given his own personalized and genuine player shirt complete with the sponsors' logos and the number 10 made famous by Argentina's soccer legend Diego ...

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA Shares New Track 'Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord)'

COHEED AND CAMBRIA has unveiled a new track titled "Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord)". Available today on all streaming platforms, the song finds COHEED AND CAMBRIA channeling their progressive roots and is accompanied by a lyric video streaming now on the band's YouTube channel. COHEED AND CAMBRIA vocalist/guitarist Claudio Sanchez elaborated on the genesis of ...

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NORTHLANE Announces New Album 'Obsidian', Shares Video For New Song 'Echo Chamber'

Australia's heavy trailblazers NORTHLANE have revealed their daring new single, "Echo Chamber", lifted from their forthcoming sixth album, "Obsidian", set for release on April 1, 2022 via Believe. A bold expansion of the ever-evolving NORTHLANE sound, "Echo Chamber" is a fully immersive futuristic Matrix rave built around a compulsive beat that marries their signature bottom-heavy ...

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KISS's GENE SIMMONS To Appear On TalkShopLive For 45th-Anniversary Edition Of 'Destroyer'

Gene Simmons will participate in a live interview on the livestreaming social selling online network TalkShopLive to promote deluxe versions of the band's 45th anniversary edition of "Destroyer". The KISS bassist and co-vocalist will go live on talkshop.live on November 10 at 7 p.m. Eastern. Fans who watch the candid, exclusive interview can purchase the ...

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SEVENDUST's LAJON WITHERSPOON Has 'A Couple Of More' Songwriting Sessions Left To Do For His Debut Solo Album

SEVENDUST frontman Lajon Witherspoon spoke to Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for his long-in-the-works debut solo album. He said: "I'll start writing again after this [SEVENDUST] tour. I've got a couple of more sessions I wanna do, a couple of people I'd like to write ...

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UNDEROATH Teams Up With GHOSTEMANE On New Single 'Cycle'

UNDEROATH has unleashed "Cycle", the latest single from the band's upcoming album "Voyeurist", due out January 14 on Fearless Records. For the song, the band collaborated with Ghostemane after discovering they were mutual fans of each other's work. The result is a mix of pulsating aggression and infectious hooks that find vocalists Spencer Chamberlain and ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Changed Everything'

Yngwie Malmsteen has once again praised Eddie Van Halen, saying the legendary VAN HALEN guitarist "changed everything." The 58-year-old Swedish axeman, who is promoting his latest album, "Parabellum", discussed Eddie's impact on guitar playing during a live YouTube chat with fans on Thursday (October 21). He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "What can you say ...

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A View From The Top Of The World - DREAM THEATER

DREAM THEATER's most recent album, 2019's "Distance over Time", showcased a band that was gracefully aging, three decades into its career. The record was a retreat from the grandiose prog ambitions of 2016's "The Astonishing". The final result was an infectiously heavy record that showed off strong musical chops while also being the group's most ...

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