‘There’s Nothing Left in the Music Business’

Alex Van Halen listed his requirements for a good live performance, and argued that dramatic changes in the music industry have shifted the focus back to artists’ on-stage product. In a newly-published interview with Modern Drummer, which took place before the death of Eddie Van Halen, Alex said he’d always regarded Van Halen as a live band. “After […]

New Lemmy Kilmister + Bret Michaels Funko Figures Coming Soon

The rock line of Funko Pop!’s collectible figures continues to evolve, this time with a new edition of Motorhead‘s Lemmy Kilmister and Poison singer Bret Michaels arriving soon. For the late Motorhead founder, this will be his third Funko doll and first as part of the brand’s “album” series, which aims to recreate the looks […]

System of a Down Share New “Genocidal Humanoidz” Video: Watch

System of a Down has released a new music video for one of their 2020 comeback singles, “Genocidal Humanoidz.” Co-directed by bassist Shavo Odadjian and Adam Mason, the new video features animation in addition to performance footage. The video aired at the end of a livestreamed event held this afternoon to fundraise for the humanitarian […]

Former Megadeth Members Team Up With Ex Firewind Singer, Former Fates Warning Bassist In New Project

Former MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has launched a new project with his brother, and fellow ex-MEGADETH member, Glen Drover. The as-yet-unnamed band also features former FATES WARNING bassist Joe DiBiase and German singer Henning Basse, who has previously played with FIREWIND, METALIUM and MAYAN. In a new interview with the “Nothing Shocking” podcast, Shawn stated […]

That Time Children of Bodom Covered Rihanna’s ‘Umbrella’

Children of Bodom have one of the more unique collections of cover songs in metal. It was always a chance for the group to let loose and just have some fun with some arena-built songs and, sometimes, those covers weren’t even of rock or metal songs. And then there’s that one time at the Wacken Open […]

Danny L Harle, Flying Lotus, Holly Herndon, More Pay Tribute to SOPHIE

Figures across the music community continue to pay tribute to SOPHIE, the highly influential avant-garde pop producer who passed away early Saturday morning (January 30) in Athens, Greece, following an accidental fall. Artists including Danny L Harle, Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, umru, Slayyyter, Nile Rodgers, Lyra Pramuk, Holly Herndon, Suzi Analogue, Jack Antonoff, CupcakKe, Iglooghost, […]