Mike McCready Set To Reform Mad Season With New Vocalist

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has revealed that he is planning on reviving the supergroup Mad Season and is currently auditioning for a replacement for vocalist Layne Staley (Alice In Chains), who passed away from a drug overdose in 2002.   Speaking with Kentucky radio station WFPK, McCready said that fans can expect to get … Read more Mike McCready Set To Reform Mad Season With New Vocalist

Roadrunner Records Closing Offices In The UK, Germany and Canada

It seems Roadrunner Records, the home of some of the biggest names in metal and rock, including Slipknot, Machine Head, Megadeth and Nickelback will be closing its offices in the UK, Germany and Canada and cutting back on staff worldwide over the coming weeks.   While Roadrunner will continue to have personnel in all corners … Read more Roadrunner Records Closing Offices In The UK, Germany and Canada

Textures Post ‘Singularity’ Play-Through Video

Nuclear Blast Records has posted a video of Bart Hennephof, guitarist for Dutch progressive metal heavyweight’s Textures running through the song ‘Singularity.’ Check it out below.   The play-through video was made after Textures fans selected the track they would most like to see Heppenhof play in an online vote.   ‘Singularity’ comes from the … Read more Textures Post ‘Singularity’ Play-Through Video

Adrian Smith Talks New Iron Maiden Record

Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith has revealed that the legendary metal band is contemplating shying away from the long, progressive rock style tracks, which have dominated the bands past couple of albums and instead release a record full of short, single worthy songs.   The bands last album, 2010s ‘The Final Frontier’ featured ten tracks … Read more Adrian Smith Talks New Iron Maiden Record

Track From Cory Smoot’s Solo Album ‘When Worlds Collide’ Released

Metal Blade Records has announced the impending release of ‘When Worlds Collide,’ the final record from fallen GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot. The track ‘Countdown to Oblivion’ from the album can be heard below.   Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus Maximus) began recording the album in 2010 under the title of ‘Religion Is Fiction.’ His plan was to … Read more Track From Cory Smoot’s Solo Album ‘When Worlds Collide’ Released

Joe Satriani Talks ‘Satchurated: Live In Montreal’ Concert Film

Guitar extraordinaire Joe Satriani has sat down with Noisecreep to talk about his upcoming 3D concert film ‘Satchurated: Live In Montreal’ as well as the latest installment of the highly successful G3 tour. A couple of excerpts from the chat can be read below.   ‘Satchurated’ was filmed in December of 2010 in front of … Read more Joe Satriani Talks ‘Satchurated: Live In Montreal’ Concert Film

Footage Of Testament’s Alex Skolnick With Rodrigo y Gabriela

Testament axeman Alex Skolnick recently joined acoustic guitar playing duo Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero during their headlining show in New York at the Radio City Music Hall for a powerful rendition of the song ‘Atman.’ Check it out below.   This isn’t the first time the legendary metal guitarist has joined the highly talented … Read more Footage Of Testament’s Alex Skolnick With Rodrigo y Gabriela