The Acacia Strain Involved In “Serious Van Accident”

The Acacia Strain has been forced to bow out of its current co-headlining tour with Veil Of Maya following a, “serious van accident,” which caused the band and crew members minor injuries and the van damage beyond repair.   The accident took place between Lancaster, California and Tucson, Arizona yesterday (Tuesday, November 27).   Although … Read more The Acacia Strain Involved In “Serious Van Accident”

Yngwie Malmsteen Streaming Samples Of New Album

Revered guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen is streaming samples of each of the tracks from his forthcoming album ‘Spellbound’ at Amazon.com. Follow the link below to hear them.   A statement issued recently on Malmsteen’s official website revealed that the guitarist would also be on vocals for the album.   The statement read: “It seems that the … Read more Yngwie Malmsteen Streaming Samples Of New Album

Pentagram Auditioning For New Guitarist

Influential doom metal band Pentagram has revealed that they are still auditioning for a replacement for guitarist Victor Griffin.   Pentagram has been hosting auditions for the past few weeks to find a successor for Griffin, who left the band following the completion of their recent European ‘Relentless Tour’ to pursue a solo career.   … Read more Pentagram Auditioning For New Guitarist

Tesla Guitarist Launches ‘Set Me Free’m Video

Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon has premiered the video to the track ‘Set Me Free’ from his latest project Six String Soldiers. It can be found below.   Hannon collaborated with Of The Earth (O.T.E.) members Mike Araiza (guitar) and Jeff Sandoval (vocals) as well as Aaron Leigh (bass) and Cortner DeAugustine (drums) for the album, … Read more Tesla Guitarist Launches ‘Set Me Free’m Video

Depeche Mode Guitarist: “Somebody Should Shoot Simon Cowell”

A war of words has erupted between Depeche Mode guitarist Martin Gore and ‘X-Factor’ executive producer Simon Cowell.   In a recent interview with Music Week, Gore pointed the finger at Cowell for the music industry’s current state of disrepute: “I’m not advocating violence, but I think somebody should shoot Simon Cowell.”   He implied … Read more Depeche Mode Guitarist: “Somebody Should Shoot Simon Cowell”

Dave ‘Snake’ Sabo On Skid Row Reunion With Sebastian Bach

MetalRules.com recently sat down with Skid Row guitarist Dave ‘Snake’ Sabo to talk about the band’s forthcoming series of EP releases, as well as the rumors that former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach is returning to the band. A couple of excerpts from the interview can be found below.   Sabo and Bach were photographed … Read more Dave ‘Snake’ Sabo On Skid Row Reunion With Sebastian Bach

Kickstarter Campaign Launched For Jerry Garcia Film

Renowned rock and roll filmmaker Malcolm Leo has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a new documentary about legendary Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia, titled ‘JERRY: THE MOVIE.’ A preview of the film can be viewed below.   In 1987, Leo was granted an interview with Garcia for Rolling Stone Magazine’s twentieth anniversary. … Read more Kickstarter Campaign Launched For Jerry Garcia Film