Metallica Host "Drive In" Concert

Metallica gave their fans some extra fuel to feed their fire Saturday night (Aug. 29), providing a newly filmed concert playing specific to drive-in movie theatre crowds across the U.S. and Canada. The Covid-19 pandemic has made it challenging for bands to give their fans the concert experience in 2020, but Metallica announced plans several weeks back to provide this unique concert opportunity. "Needless to say, this is an exciting first for us, as we continue to explore new ways to connect with you and keep playing live… this definitely qualifies as a unique and memorable experience for us. We hope you think so too," stated the band at the time. For this performance, the band recently visit

Newly released trailer for ‘The Batman’ features Nirvana's "Something in the Way"

The Batman looks like it's set to be one of 2021's bigger films - and thanks to the release of the new trailer, Nirvana are getting some extra attention. The soundtrack to the new trailer is the haunting track "Something in the Way." Though it's not the original Nirvana version of the song, composer Michael Giacchino's usage stays pretty close to the original track! The Batman is currently expected to open on Oct. 1, 2021.In the trailer we get to see actor Robert Pattinson taking on the role of the caped crusader in writer-director Matt Reeves take on the comic franchise. Pattinson is shown both in and out of the famous Batman suit, as he's questioned by Commissioner Gordon (Jeffrey Wright

Alien Weaponry Announce New Bass Player

New Zealand power trio Alien Weaponry are announcing the departure of bass player Ethan Trembath and the arrival of “good mate” Tūranga Porowini Morgan-Edmonds as his replacement to the lineup. The band has been riding high in the global metal scene, having played the main stages at a number of the biggest metal festivals in Europe and America during 2018 and 2019. “A world tour that took in 21 countries and spanned seven months was pretty punishing” says singer/guitarist Lewis de Jong. “We played to literally hundreds of thousands of fans, meeting many of them in person and sharing the stage with some of our all time favourite bands like Lamb of God, Gojira and Slayer.” They made the announ

Musician with no Forearms rocking out to Red Hot Chilli Peppers goes Viral

Imagine trying to play the guitar without forearms or fingers - how difficult would that be? That's exactly what Romanian musician Cornel Hrisca-Munn is doing and he's absolutely rocking it. in his latest video Hrisca plays "Aeroplane" by Red Hot Chilli Peppers and nails Flea's parts on bass. The video was shared by the ScottsBassLessons Facebook page and scored over 100,000 views in the first 12 hours You'd never guess that he has no forearms or fingers when listening to him play; he creates a clean bass sound, fretting and slapping his instrument impressively; check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJo5UuvbU9o His last viral video was back in 2013 when he played "Everlong" by t

Nirvana vs Guns N' Roses - Kanye West Can’t Pick Favourite Can You?

Kanye West, the rap star and potential 2020 presidential candidate has let loose a flurry of tweets over the weekend. One of these tweets includes an image of Nirvana's logo as Yeezy claimed that BOTH the legendary grunge act and Guns N' Roses were his favourite. West possibly posed the question, not just for himself, but to invite others to name their favourite band. Shortly after he tweeted the question and Nirvana logo to his nearly 31 million followers, Nirvana become one of the highest trending topics on Twitter, generating thousands of responses!

Brad Arnold From 3 Doors Down Releases Debut Solo Single

3 Doors Down singer Brad Arnold has taken a step away from the group to work on his first solo album, and the first track from the upcoming release is here!. His debut sing 'Wicked Man' is a solemn, emotional track aand has been produced by Arnold's 3 Doors Down bandmate Greg Upchurch. "The song was recorded at Rivergate Studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee," says Arnold. "The song was produced by Greg Upchurch, who is also the drummer for 3DD. Greg wrote the music to the song as well. He'd written a guitar riff and sent it to me a few months ago. I listened to it and liked the idea. It had the darker feel to it. I get licks in my head and eventually melodies and ideas start to form. In thi

STONE SOUR are on indefinite hiatus.

With Corey Taylor focusing on his solo album at the moment and Slipknot having only just begun touring We Are Not Your Kind before the pandemic but the kibosh on that, it makes sense that his other other project, Stone Sour, who last released an album in 2017, would be furthest down the priority list for him at the moment. “I feel like Stone Sour has kinda run its course for now. We all talked as a band and decided to kinda put Stone Sour in indefinite hiatus. That’s the way it is. We’ve put it on the shelf for now. Everybody is kinda going and doing their own thing. Slipknot obviously is always gonna be the big dog, which is fine. Once everything kinda comes back to life, I’ll be wrapping t

Black Sabbath Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Their Iconic Album 'Paranoid'

Black Sabbath are wildly regarded as innovators of the musical genre which came to be known as Heavy Metal, and they're celebrating the 50th anniversary in 2020 of their multi-million selling album Paranoid! To mark the anniversary a 5-LP/4CD edition of the album is being released on October 9, featuring the vinyl debut of two 1970 concerts. PARANOID: SUPER DELUXE EDITION includes the original album, in addition to a rare 1974 Quad Mix of the album folded down to stereo, plus two concerts from 1970, from Montreux and Brussels, that are pressed on vinyl for the first time. The five-LP set comes with a hardbound book with extensive liner notes featuring interviews with all four band members, r

Black Metal Yoga!

Nothing goes together like black metal and ... yoga?! Before you question it, you should check out Black Widow Yoga, a type of yoga that is targeted at the black metal audience out there, complete with the latest episode featuring an instructor rocking some corpse paint. Instructor Borkkvlt (that's pronounced "bork cult") takes viewers through a black metal full body workout, unfortunately this workout is missing the black metal music, as copyright law kept the instructors from being able to include songs with the live stream. However, there is a suggested Spotify playlist to assist your workout that can be found here. It includes cuts from Walknut, Rotting Christ, Ante-Inferno, Sodom, Carpa

ALIEN WEAPONRY features in online European Metal Festival.

Kiwi heavy metal band Alien Weaponry will be participating in Europe's biggest ever online metal festival - the European Metal Festival Alliance - this coming weekend 7-9 August 2020. Thirteen of Europe and the UK’s best independent metal festivals have joined together to deliver a unique event that will run over three days. “We are stoked that they have asked us to be part of this historic event as one of their headliners.”Guitarist and lead singer Lewis de Jong expressed. Alien Weaponry will make up part of the first day’s event; and are the only New Zealand band to have been invited. They will also be the only band to be performing songs in Te Reo Māori and will be starting their broadcas

Halestorm announce new EP 'Reimagined' and release new version of 'Break in' feat

Back in May, Evanescence's Amy Lee guested on Halestorm singer Lzzy Hale's show Raise Your Horns With Lzzy Hale. The two performed a beautiful quarantine rendition of Halestorm's "Break In" from their respective locations, and revealed plans to release a studio version of the collaboration in August that had been recorded pre-lockdown. "Break In" originally appeared on the band's 2012 album, The Strange Case of… While on tour with Evanescence on the Carnival of Madness Tour, Halestorm were joined by Lee on a nightly basis for a live performance of the song. The new version of "Break In" will appear on Halestorm's upcoming Reimagined EP, which is set to arrive as a webstore exclusive and at a

MOTORHEAD, Ace of Spades

‘Ace Of Spades’ To Enjoy Exciting Anniversary Rebirth! Deluxe Collector’s Box-Set And Special 40th Anniversary Editions To Be Released On October 30. Upon its release in 1980, the ‘Ace Of Spades’ album was nothing short of a game changer for all forms of hard rock. Like lightning in a bottle, it perfectly captured everything great about hard rock, heavy metal, and punk, amped it all up to 11, and came racing out of the gates at what felt like a million miles an hour, pushing at every musical boundary. Nothing was harder. Nothing was faster. And certainly nothing was louder. Now, following on from last year’s fan and media acclaimed anniversary editions of the seminal ‘Overkill’ and ‘Bombe

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