It’s impossible to deny the impact that Michael Jackson, the true king of pop (suck it, Kanye), had on the music world. The man put out “Thriller”! Is that not enough reason to respect and appreciate the hell out of him?
And it’s because of “Thriller” that several prominent metal musicians have come together to record Thriller – A Metal Tribute To Michael Jackson! The album features appearances from Chuck Billy (Testament), Bumblefoot (Guns N Roses), Lajon Witherspoon (Sevendust), Chris Jericho (Fozzy), and many more! Head on below to see the full track list and head on over to Amazon to pick up your copy! READ MORE
Serbian melodic metal band Destiny Potato have released a new song entitled “Love Song”, which comes from their upcoming debut album Lun. The song is available for free download on a new Century Media Records sampler album, which also includes free music from such artists as In Flames, Devin Townsend, Jolly, In This Moment, Lacuna Coil, Fozzy, and more. You can download the album here.
Head on below to hear “Love Song”. READ MORE
Century Media Records has announced the Carnival Of Sounds II sampler, which includes music from 16 artists under their label. The download is 100% free and features some really great bands, including Destiny Potato, who I’m keeping a close eye on. Also included are the badass Vildhjarta and the legendary Devin Townsend (interview). All info, including track list, can be found below. READ MORE
Hard rock band Candlelight Red have announced several tour dates with Fozzy, the band fronted by WWE superstar Chris Jericho (interview). The band will be touring in support of their newly released Demons EP (iTunes). You can see the tour dates below.
Make sure to check out Candlelight Red drummer Brian Dugan’s Top 10 Movie Demons list here. READ MORE
Bloody-Disgusting recently caught up with WWE Superstar Chris Jericho to discuss his band Fozzy and their upcoming album Sin And Bones, which comes out Aug. 14th via Century Media Records (pre-order here). We also spoke about horror in wrestling, the upcoming Rockstar Uproar Festival, Chris’s love of horror, and how his mother thought he might be The Antichrist. Check below for this exclusive interview! READ MORE
Fozzy, the hard rock group fronted by WWE superstar Chris Jericho, has released a new song entitled “Sandpaper” on Revolver. The song, which features Avenged Sevenfold‘s M. Shadows, comes from their upcoming album Sin And Bones (out Aug. 14th).
The band will also be touring on the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival with Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, Papa Roach, and more. All tour dates can be seen below.
Initial tour dates for the third annual Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival have been locked down. The tour, which will be headlined by Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, Papa Roach, and Adelita’s Way, will begin Aug. 17th in Kansas City and culminate Sept. 30th in Albuquerque. The supporting acts are P.O.D., Deuce, Fozzy, Redlight King, Mindset Evolution, In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, and Candlelight Red. Tickets will go on sale this Friday and will range from $15 to $75. You can find more about ticket information at the official website.
I went to Uproar last year and had quite a blast, so I highly recommend snagging some tickets and checking out the festival. Admittedly, the lineup last year was much more solid but seeing Godsmack and Staind would be pretty awesome. READ MORE
Now entering its third year, the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival has released this year’s line up! The tour will be headlined by Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, Papa Roach, and Adelita’s Way with the second and third stage seeing acts from P.O.D., Fozzy, Deuce, Redlight King, Mindset Evolution, In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, and Candlelight Red. You can check out a tour announcement video below. Tour dates, venues, and ticket pricing will be announced in the next few weeks. READ MORE
After Mike Portnoy left Dream Theater and a different drummer was selected for Avenged Sevenfold, many people were wondering what was in the future for the renowned drummer. Well, people didn’t have to wait long as Adrenaline Mob was announced. Comprised of Mike on drums with Russ Allen (Symphony X) on vocals, Mike Orlando (Sonic Stomp) and Rich Ward (Stuck Mojo, Fozzy) on guitars, with Paul DiLeo on bass, the five piece is bringing some hard rock/metal to the music scene.
Personally, I think it brings nothing new to the table but still sounds solid. I’d give it a few listens and then put it aside while I wait patiently for a full release.
After the jump, you can stream the entire Adrenaline Mob EP that is slated for release tomorrow.