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Video Premiere: FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's 'Sham Pain'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has released the official music video for the new song "Sham Pain", off the band's upcoming seventh studio album, "And Justice For None". According to guitarist Zoltan Bathory, the track is "a lyrical snapshot of probably the most chaotic, yet the biggest year of our career. So far, we've come out ...

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Video Premiere: PRONG's 'Forced Into Tolerance'

American power trio PRONG has released the official music video for the song "Forced Into Tolerance". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Zero Days", which was released last July via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was once again produced by PRONG mainman Tommy Victor, with trusted collaborator Chris Collier as co-producer and engineer. "PRONG ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Announces Second Leg Of North American Tour With CORROSION OF CONFORMITY; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will embark on the second leg of its North American tour with CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and EYEHATEGOD this summer. Set to commence July 14 in Cadott, Wisconsin, the trek will make its way through nearly two dozen cities, coming to a close on August 11 in Sayreville, New Jersey. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET ...

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ANVIL Frontman Claims His Comments About American Work Ethic Were 'Misinterpreted', Apologizes To Anyone Who Was Insulted

ANVIL frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow says that his comment about the American work ethic was "taken out of context" and was actually meant in reference to the band's "business dealings in the country." In an interview with Belfast Metal conducted last month, Lips spoke about ANVIL's 2008 documentary, "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil", and expressed ...

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Announces North American Tour With EVERY TIME I DIE, CHELSEA GRIN, ICE NINE KILLS; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE has announced a second leg of its North American "Graveyard Shift" tour. The headline dates, which will feature support from special guests EVERY TIME I DIE, CHELSEA GRIN and ICE NINE KILLS, are set to get underway February 20 at Ace of Spades in Sacramento, California and continue through late March. VIP ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bassist On IVAN MOODY's Personal Issues: 'The Last Three Years Were A Little Tumultuous'

Metalshop TV conducted an interview with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH bassist Chris Kael prior to the band's November 26 concert at Forum Karlín in Prague, Czech Republic. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the direction of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's as-yet-untitled new studio album: Chris: "You ...

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STRYPER's MICHAEL SWEET Finds 'Ridiculous, Cliché Comments' On BLABBERMOUTH.NET 'Sad' And 'Pathetic'

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet was recently interviewed by "Totally Driven Radio", the weekly radio podcast hosted by Bay Ragni, Nick Wilkinson and Jimmy Jannetty. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked if the drama surrounding bassist Tim Gaines's recent departure from STRYPER affected other aspects of his life outside the band, Sweet said: ...

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SABATON And KREATOR To Join Forces For North American Co-Headlining Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON are uniting with German thrash titans KREATOR for the ultimate North American co-headlining trek. The 24-date tour kicks off on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at The Van Buren in Phoenix, Arizona and will make stops in Los Angeles, Montreal, and Philadelphia before concluding at Jannus Landing in Tampa, Florida on ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'STRYPER Sucks'

Sebastian Bach has once again slammed Christian rockers STRYPER, saying that their music "sucks." The feud beween the former SKID ROW singer and STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet began in November 2016 when Sweet shared a video on Facebook of 16-year-old emerging artist Moriah Formica perfoming the SKID ROW track "I Remember You", along with the ...

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NOTHING MORE Extends U.S. Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Texas rock quartet NOTHING MORE has announced a 2018 extension to its current U.S. headline tour, which sees the band — frontman Jonny Hawkins, guitarist Mark Vollelunga, bassist Daniel Oliver and drummer Ben Anderson — headlining venues from coast to coast. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale for select dates (see below) will begin on Wednesday, September ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Shuts Down His Official Forum After 18 Years, Says He Can 'Only Take So Much' Bickering And Negativity

Mike Portnoy has shut down his official forum, explaining that he could no longer take all the "bickering and negativity." Back in June 1999, the former DREAM THEATER drummer created a place for his fans to interact with each other using Infopop's Ultimate Bulletin Board software. Since then, he has hosted the forum at MikePortnoy.com, ...

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EVANESCENCE Announces 'Synthesis Live' North American Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

EVANESCENCE returns this fall with "Synthesis", the band's fourth studio album, slated for a fall 2017 release. The "Synthesis Live" tour will launch this fall beginning October 14 on the West Coast (confirmed dates below). Like the album, "Synthesis Live" will feature a reimagining of some of EVANESCENCE's best-loved songs with the spotlight on full ...

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NOTHING MORE Announces 'The Stories We Tell Ourselves' U.S. Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Hot off the heels of their spring U.S. run, San Antonio, Texas alternative rockers NOTHING MORE have announced "The Noise Presents Nothing More: The Stories We Tell Ourselves Tour 2017". The extensive North American trek kicks off September 12 in Memphis, Tennessee and includes stops in Boston, Toronto, Denver, Dallas and the band's hometown. HELL ...

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BRUJERIA Announces U.S. Tour With VOODOO GLOW SKULLS, PIÑATA PROTEST; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA have announced headlining tour dates in support of their recently released fourth full-length album, "Pocho Aztlan". Support on the trek will come from West Coast ska-core band VOODOO GLOW SKULLS and San Antonio-based punkers PIÑATA PROTEST. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale in select markets will begin on Tuesday, April 25 at 10:00 a.m. ...

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