Tag: 80s

Ex-PANTERA Singer To Reunite With Lord Tracy for Concert in Dallas

Former Pantera singer Terrence Lee Glaze will reunite with the original lineup of Lord Tracy for a one-off concert on April 6 at Trees in Dallas, Texas. Glaze was the frontman of Pantera during the band’s early’-’80s “party metal” phase and sang on the band’s first three albums. After leaving Pantera, Glaze formed Lord Tracy. Glaze rejoined his ex-Pantera bandmate Rex Brown (bass) on stage on April 17, 2010 at the …

Review of MEGADETH at The Electric Ballroom on June 12th

Megadeth can surely be described as one of the biggest and most influential heavy metal bands ever to exist. This is a band that has been around for nearly 30 years, the majority of that at the forefront of the thrash metal movement, and which can sell out any normal size venue here in the …

DARKTHRONE’s Fenriz Names ENTRENCH As His Band of the Week

Fenriz, of Darkthrone fame, has named Sweden’s Entrench [Abyss Records] as his band of the week in a recent blog post. In the post, Fenriz is quoted as saying “The sound and vocalist is raw and the thrash itself has room for many epic rifforamas (80s style of course), songwriting rather intricate too. the soundscape …

COREY TAYLOR Names His Six Favorite Comic Book Characters

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor was recently interviewed by the Attention Deficit Delirium blog, and asked to name his six favorite comic book characters, which he happily did. Among his picks were Spider-Man, the Joker, and several more obscure figures from cult comics of the ’90s and 2000s. Says Taylor, “I’m a huge …

GUS G.: My Job is to Make [people] Forget About Their Problems

NY Hard Rock Music Examiner‘s Elliot Levin  recently hooked up an interview with Gus G.,  guitarist for Firewind and Ozzy Osbourne.  Check out some of that interview below. NY Hard Rock Music Examiner: Talk to me about setlists. Do you prefer to pick a setlist and follow it the whole tour, or do you like to …

MONSTERWORKS Looking for Label Plus Releases Video “God”

MONSTERWORKS has a new album recorded, mixed, mastered and ready to go to a good home.  Entitled Album of Man, it is the natural musical and thematic progression from The God Album, with the best production yet and a few new twists.  The band is looking for a distribution partner/record label to unleash this next …

ALL THAT REMAINS Labonte: “Being in a band isn’t what it was 10 or 15 years ago”

Jay Nanda of the San Antonio Metal Music Examiner recently spoke with vocalist Phil Labonte of  ALL THAT REMAINS. I’m including a couple of excerpts from their chat below. San Antonio Metal Music Examiner: You guys have had labels thrown at you such as metalcore, and lately some say you’re more mainstream or melodic. How …

COVERDALE of Whitesnake: “I Have No F—ing Regrets” About Glam Look in the 80’s

Ash Newell Noisecreep recently hooked up with David Coverdale at the Sunset Marquis hotel West Hollywood.  They talked about the 80’s hair metal years with Coverdale laughing and saying “It was a joke.  It was like the Rolling Stones‘ ‘Jumping Jack Flash’ period. We were like, ‘How far can we push this?’”  Coverdale is in …

Interview with ALEXI LAIHO of Children of Bodom + Relentless Reckless Forever Video

Alexi Laiho, vocalist and lead guitarist of Children of Bodom, sat down to do an interview with Chad Bowar of About.com.  Relentless Reckless Forever is Children of Bodom’s seventh studio album and the first time the band has used an outside producer using Matt Hyde of Hatebreed and Monster Magnet.  Here’s that interview as follows: …

Multi-Platinum Band RATT, Drummer Autobiography: ‘Tales of a RATT, Things You Shouldn’t Know’ New Interactive Book Series

This new informational book “series” will give the publishing industry a kick in the ass by inviting the world to participate in the first, as far as we know, “User Interactive” book. “Things you need to know.” RATT drummer Bobby Blotzer and “Blotzer Brothers Publishing” are embarking on a new book franchise entitled, “WANTED Things …

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