Guitarra Viva recently conducted an interview with Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). Continue reading NITA STRAUSS: ‘I Just Try To Be The Best Guitar Player I Can Be’
“Take Me Down”, the first single from THE PRETTY RECKLESS‘s upcoming album, “Who You Selling For”, has reached No. 1 on the rock chart after just seven short weeks. This milestone marks the fourth consecutive No. 1 for the band who broke records as the first female-fronted band to have three chart toppers in a row with “Heaven Knows”, “Messed Up World” and “Follow Me Down” (all from 2014’s “Going To Hell”) — a feat that has not been accomplished since THE PRETENDERS in 1984, over 30 years ago. Continue reading THE PRETTY RECKLESS Scores Fourth Consecutive #1 Rock Hit With New Single ‘Take Me Down’
Following their successful summer on this year’s Vans Warped Tour and a support slot with I PREVAIL, Maryland quartet BAD SEED RISING will release its debut album, “Awake In Color”, on September 30 via Roadrunner Records. The CD was produced by Drew Fulk, who has previously worked with MOTIONLESS IN WHITE and CROWN THE EMPIRE. Continue reading BAD SEED RISING To Release ‘Awake In Color’ Album In September
PRESS RELEASE: HUNTRESS ANNOUNCES FALL U.S. TOUR DATES. BAND ALSO SET TO PERFORM AT OZZFEST SEPTEMBER 24 IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
California heavy metal band HUNTRESS kicks off the fall touring season with a string of headlining dates, a coveted slot on Ozzfest (September 24 in San Bernardino, CA) and as support for Trivium and Sabaton on a U.S. run in September and October. The tour marks the band’s first full-scale tour since releasing their third album Static in 2015. Continue reading HUNTRESS ANNOUNCES US FALL TOUR DATES
Music from our August 2016 Band of the Month Valiria
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Have you ever wanted to hear Evanescence vocalist Amy Lee cover songs like Sesame Street’s classic “Rubber Duckie,” the Beatles’ “Hello Goodbye,” and the R&B standard “Goodnight My Love?” Continue reading EVANESCENCE’s Amy Lee Is Releasing A Children’s Album
Following the 2014 release of Lacey Sturm‘s widely praised debut book, “The Reason”, the former FLYLEAF singer has announced another deeply personal memoir, “The Mystery: Finding True Love In A World Of Broken Lovers” . Due on October 4 from Baker Books, the book touches on the topics of love, relationships, divorce, depression and suicide, inspired by Sturm‘s own experiences. Continue reading Former FLYLEAF Singer LACEY STURM To Release ‘The Mystery’ Book In October
During an August 17 interview at the press conference for the Hair Nation Festival at the Rainbow Bar & Grill in West Hollywood, California, ’80s hard rock queen Lita Ford was asked what the best and worst things were about writing her recently released autobiography, “Lita Ford – Living Like A Runaway: A Memoir”. Continue reading LITA FORD: The Best And Worst Things About Writing My Autobiography
EVANESCENCE will embark on a U.S. tour in the fall.
Tickets for the trek go on sale August 26, with a fan club pre-sale scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. local time. Continue reading EVANESCENCE Announces Fall U.S. Tour
Finnish-based symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH were rejoined by drummer Jukka Nevalainen during their unofficial 20th-anniversary concert at Himos Park in Jämsä, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance on the song “Last Ride Of The Day” can be seen below. Continue reading NIGHTWISH Rejoined By Drummer JUKKA NEVALAINEN At Unofficial 20th-Anniversary Concert (Video)