“Hurricane” Nita Strauss Officially Joins Demi Lovato’s Touring Band


Just days after stepping down from her eight-year stint as one of the guitarists in Alice Cooper’s touring band, Nita Strauss has officially joined pop star Demi Lovato’s touring band. Lovato will release her Punk Rock-styled album Holy Fvck on August 19th via Island Records, which Stauss did not perform on. Lovato dropped her first single and video for the rocking and fun track “Substance” the other day, and Strauss joined the band to perform for the first time Live on Jimmy Kimmel, in which Demi also played guitar. Demi has repped Punk, Metalcore, Deathcore, and Death Metal for years and years as a fan and also in her first musical projects. Continue reading


Watch Ghost Perform “Call Me Little Sunshine” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”


Ghost performed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last night (March 16th, 2022) as they played their recent single “Call Me Little Sunshine” from their new album Impera (Loma Vista Recordings/Spinefarm). You can read our review here. Ghost was originally scheduled to perform on the January 20 episode of the ABC show, but canceled the day of citing they “had a bit too much going on in Reno, getting all our shit together” for the band’s U.S. co-headlining tour with Volbeat and Twin Temple. Read our tour review with EXCLUSIVE photos here. Watch the video here.

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Ghost To Perform on Jimmy Kimmel This Week, New Tour Kicks-Off Soon


Heavy Metal band Ghost will be perform this week on the Thursday, January 20 episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, airing at 11:35 p.m. ET on ABC. The band will kick-off a US headline tour with Volbeat and special guests Twin Templenext week The trek will kick off on January 25th in Reno, Nevada and conclude on March 3rd in Anaheim, California. The band put our theiur new “Hunster’s Moon” single in October of 2021.

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Mike Portnoy, Dee Snider, Chris Jericho, Ray Luzier, John Moyer, and More to Raise Money for The David Z Foundation Livestream Tonight


Stars from across Rock and Metal will join together on a livestream to raise money tonight on the David Z Foundation Livestream. David Z (David Zablidowsky) was the brilliant metal and progressive rock musician best known for his work in bands such as Adrenaline Mob, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and ZO2, died three years ago on July 17th, 2017 when a tractor-trailer collided with Adrenaline Mob’s tour bus. Check out the updated poster from Mike Portnoy’s tweet below. You can donate at the GoFundM link below and watch the live stream including artists ranging from Mike Portnoy, Dee Snider, Chris Jericho, Ray Luzier (Korn), John Moyer (Disturbed) Rikki Rockett, Don Dokken, Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan, Jeff Scott Soto, Carmine Appice, Eddie Trunk, Marco Mendoza, Joel Hoekstra, Tiffany, John Pooper, Alex Skolnik, Charlie Benante, Dug Pinnick, Ra Diaz and more! Continue reading


Metallica to Release Delayed S&M2 Boxed Set This Summer


After missing their original release window earlier this year, Metallica will release their S&M² box set, featuring Metallica’s 2019 performance with the San Francisco Symphony will be made available in August. The news of the set’s release was broken by drummer Lars Ulrich, who chatted with Metallica superfan Tracey Bednar, a pediatric ICU nurse from Long Island, New York, during last night’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”. During the quarantine, the ABC program is paying tribute to those who are on the frontline of the crisis. Last night’s #HealthCareHero was Bednar, who was surprised by Ulrich with VIP tickets to a Metallica concert and a copy of the “S&M²” box set signed by everyone in the band.Continue reading


Slipknot’s New Album “We Are Not Your Kind” Is Out Now!


One of the most anticipated albums of 2019, Slipknot’s sixth album We Are Not Your Kind is out now via Roadrunner Records. You can purchase or stream the album at all DSPs right now! The hype train left the station several years ago as the band updated fans via social meida, releases the stunning stand-alone single ‘All Out Life” (not on the album) on Halloween, performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! a series of videos, launched their No. 9 Whiskey, dominated European music festivals, and kicked off their Knotfest Roadshow tour. If you purchased a pair of tickets online to the Knotfest Roadshow, check your email to redeem your digital copy now. The band will also tour Australia with Metallica and headline the joint Knotfest – Forcefest event in Mexico. Read our review and kickout the jams maggots! Continue reading


Watch Slipknot Perform Two New Songs on Jimmy Kimmel Live!


As expected Slipknot decimated Los Angeles as the band performed ‘Unsainted’ and ‘All Out Life’ live on Jimmy Kimmel Live! To a national broadcast audience last night (May 17th). The band played on the outdoor stage outside the studio to a packed standing-room crowd. Only ‘Unsainted’ aired during the program, which is taped in front of a live studio audience and produced by 12 05 AM Productions LLC in association with Jackhole Industries and ABC Studios. Slipknot’s sixth album, “We Are Not Your Kind”, which will be released on August 9 via Roadrunner Records. The song’s accompanying video was directed by the band’s own M. Shawn Crahan. We Are Not Your Kind was once again recorded at a Los Angeles studio with producer Greg Fidelman (Slayer, Metallica), who engineered and mixed Slipknot’s 2004 album Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) and helmed 2014’s .5: The Gray Chapter. Watch the videos now!Continue reading


Slipknot Teaser Reveals New Masks Are Coming This Week


Slipknot has shared a teaser on the bands’ website and social media, promising an announcement this Thursday. Although intentially distorted, the clip features brief teases of the members’ new masks interspersed with footage from past eras of the band. There is also a counter rapidly clicking off until the number 0516, suggesting that more information will be made available this Thursday, May 16. The band will apprea on Jimmy Kimmel Live! In holly wood on the outdoor stage this Friday, May 17th. Continue reading


Corey Taylor of Slipknot To Undergo Double Knee Surgery Today


Corey Taylor, frontman of Slipknot and Stone Sour has announced that he is set to undergo surgery on both of his knees today, May 10th. He shared the below pre-op picture from the hospital via his popular Instagram account. Hopefully, the injury doesn’t sideline him too long as Slipknot if completing their new album due out August 9th , and the band is set to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! next Friday, May 17th. Continue reading


Slipknot Announce Jimmy Kimmel Live! Performance, Tour Begins July 26th


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Slipknot has announced an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! airing May 17th At 11:35 pm EST on ABC. The band is gearing up for their August 9th release of their as yet untitled new album via Roadrunner Records. The band also kicks off their Knotfest Roadshow North America 2019 with Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth on July 26th. All tour dates on sale now and listed below.Continue reading