Alex Lifeson Preps New Song With Tom Morello and Kirk Hammett

Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson recently participated in a virtual guitar summit with Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello and Metallica’s Kirk Hammett. The song will appear on a work Morello is currently assembling. “I think this is a project that he’s working on with a bunch of different musicians,” Lifeson tells UCR. “I don’t really know what […]

Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Teases Project With Duff McKagan

Alice in Chains mastermind and guitarist Jerry Cantrell has teased some sort of collaborative project with Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan. He posted a series of photos of the two together in a studio. “Here’s a couple better pics than the ones leaked yesterday. May be time to upgrade that phone? Just saying,” Cantrell […]

KSI to host The KSI Show on July 17 – Music News

KSI is set to host a ground-breaking global event named ‘The KSI Show’ on July 17. The 28-year-old rapper and YouTube star will take to the stage for the special one-of-a-kind event, which will take place the day after the release of his sophomore album, ‘All Over The Place’, which drops on July 16. ‘The […]

Graham Bonnet Claims Yngwie Malmsteen Tried To Strangle Him Nearly Four Decades Ago: ‘He Grew Into A Monster’

Formed in 1983, Los Angeles-based band ALCATRAZZ became famous for its blend of melodic and progressive rock and for introducing guitar heroes Yngwie J. Malmsteen and Steve Vai to the masses. In a new interview with Jeff Gaudiosi of MisplacedStraws.com, ALCATRAZZ singer Graham Bonnet stated about the group’s decision to split with Malmsteen in 1984, […]

How Van Halen’s ‘So This Is Love?’ Stands Apart on ‘Fair Warning’

How in the world did “So This Is Love?” end up on Fair Warning? Van Halen hunted out dark, seething and downright weird tones for their fourth album. Opener “Mean Streets” had Eddie Van Halen tapping with an unchained fury and David Lee Roth sneering, “At night I walk this stinkin’ street past the crazies […]

31 Rock + Metal Acts With Multiple Platinum Singles

We’re going platinum! While it’s not uncommon for hard rock and metal acts to earn platinum sales plaques for their albums, platinum sales for singles are a little harder to come by. In this list, we’ve gathered 31 rock and metal acts who’ve managed to pull off the feat of having multiple platinum singles. It certainly […]