Richie Sambora Talks Bon Jovi Departure And Possible Return

Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald recently caught up with guitarist Richie Sambora to discuss the possibility of him rejoining Bon Jovi. A couple of excerpts from the chat can be found below.   Although Sambora, who left Bon Jovi last year to spend time with his daughter, wouldn’t rule rejoining the band out, he said if … Read more Richie Sambora Talks Bon Jovi Departure And Possible Return

Dave Mustaine Says He “Re-evaluated” His Guitar Playing After Metallica Split

Thin Lizzy frontman Ricky Warwick recently sat down with Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine for a candid conversation about how his approach to playing guitar has evolved since he left Metallica in the early 80s. The full interview can be viewed below in the latest episode of Fuse.tv’s new series, ‘Metalhead to Head’ below.   Mustiane … Read more Dave Mustaine Says He “Re-evaluated” His Guitar Playing After Metallica Split

Crowbar Announce ‘Symmetry In Black’ Release Date

New Orleans based metal band Crowbar have announced their new album, ‘Symmetry In Black’ is completed and will be released on May 26 via Century Media Records in Europe and May 27 via eOne Records in North America.   The band’s founding guitarist and vocalist Kirk Windstein offered the following on the album in a … Read more Crowbar Announce ‘Symmetry In Black’ Release Date

Artificial Brain: ‘Labyrinth Constellation’

Featured below is the track ‘Labyrinth Constellation’ by this week’s Amped Artist, Artificial Brain.   ‘Labyrinth Constellation’ is the title track from the band’s debut full-length album, which was released earlier this week via Profound Lore records.   A description of the album, provided by Profound Lore, is as follows:   “Like past bands such … Read more Artificial Brain: ‘Labyrinth Constellation’

Smashing Pumpkins’ To Play 8-Hour Set

Smashing Pumpkins guitarist/vocalist Billy Corgan has announced he will perform an immense eight hour set, consisting entirely of improvised music, next week in Chicago.   In a statement released online, Corgan revealed his performance will be inspired by author Herman Hesse’s influential 1922 novel, ‘Siddhartha,’ which tells the tale of a man named Siddhartha’s spiritual … Read more Smashing Pumpkins’ To Play 8-Hour Set

Johnny Marr: “So Much Has Been Made Of Factory Apparently Turning The Smiths Down, But That’s A Crock of S**t.”

The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has vehemently denied longstanding rumors that Factory Records, which boasted a number of renowned bands on its roster during the 80’s, refused to sign the band.   In a new interview with NME, Marr said contrary to popular belief, it was actually The Smiths that refused to sign with Factory … Read more Johnny Marr: “So Much Has Been Made Of Factory Apparently Turning The Smiths Down, But That’s A Crock of S**t.”

Robot Band Featuring Guitarist With 78 Fingers To Release Debut Album

British record label Warp Records has announced the forthcoming release of ‘Music For Robots,’ an album of songs performed entirely by a band of Japanese robots called Z-Machines, including a guitarist with 78 fingers and a drummer with 22 arms. The album’s first single, ‘Sad Robot Goes Funny’ can be heard below.   The developers … Read more Robot Band Featuring Guitarist With 78 Fingers To Release Debut Album

Artificial Brain: ‘Brain Transplant’

Featured below is the track ‘Brain Transplant’ from this week’s Amped Artist, Artificial Brain.   The track is taken from the band’s debut full-length album ‘Labyrinth Constellation,’ which was released earlier this week via Profound Lore records.   A description of the album, provided by Profound Lore, is as follows:   “Like past bands such … Read more Artificial Brain: ‘Brain Transplant’

Animals As Leaders Reveal ‘The Joy Of Motion’ Release Date

Animals As Leaders have revealed their new album, ‘The Joy Of Motion’ will be released on March 25 via Sumerian Records. A teaser trailer for the album can be seen below.   In a statement released online, Animals As Leaders guitarist Javier Reyes said the album was shaping up to be the group’s best to-date: … Read more Animals As Leaders Reveal ‘The Joy Of Motion’ Release Date