Category: News

New York City's SULLIVAN HALL Is Closed

Another New York City venue bites the dust, SULLIVAN HALL is officially closed! Just like CBGB’s, L’Amour, Wetlands, Coney Island High, Don Hills, Ace Of Clubs, Crash Mansion, and legions of clubs around the nation, the lack of support for live music due to the poor economy have forced the property owners of this New …

Norway's MAYHEM Mixing New Album

Legendary Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM are mixing their new album at Mølla Studio in Gjerstad, Norway for an early 2014 release. Asked if MAYHEM has begun working on material for the follow-up to 2007’s “Ordo Ad Chao”, the group’s bassist, Jørn Stubberud (a.k.a. Necrobutcher), told Total Rock Radio in August 2012, “I think that we are not a traditional band in that matter, that we make an …

OVERKILL's BLITZ '80 Percent Done' Recording Vocals For New Album

Groovey of Groovey.TV conducted an interview with vocalist Bobby “Blitz” Wllsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL on November 8 at Gothic Theatre in Englewood, Colorado. On the progress of the recording sessions for OVERKILL‘s new album: Ellsworth: “Yeah, the music’s all done. It’s been recorded. I’m working on vocals right here [on our tour bus] just on my eight-track. I’ve done …

ZAKK WYLDE Says New BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Studio Album Should Arrive In April

Eric Blair of “The Blairing Out With Eric Blair Show” conducted an interview with Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) at the Bass Player LIVE! Concert & Awards Show, which was held this past Saturday night (November 9) at the historic Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The concert honored heavy metal legend, BLACK SABBATH‘s Geezer Butler, and featured an all-star band of …

MIKE TRAMP's New Christmas Single Was Written Shortly After 9/11

The year 2013 has been an eventful one for Mike Tramp, the former WHITE LION and FREAK OF NATURE frontman. Since the release of the praised semi-acoustic solo album “Cobblestone Street” in April, Mike has been touring constantly in all of Europe, Australia and in the States. This year alone, he has played over a hundred shows. To close out 2013, Tramp has just released the …

Let's Give "That Metal Show" A Little Turbo Boost

As you may (or may not know) it was announced by VH1 Classic that That Metal Show is coming back in January with season 13. And it was also announced that the show is returning home to where it started…NEW YORK CITY. We here at Bullspike Radio have been fans and supporters of That Metal …

VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show' Returning For 13th Season

VH1 Classic‘s centerpiece in original programming “That Metal Show” is returning for its 13th season this January. The acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal talk show, hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine, kicks off the latest season on January 18, 2014. This season will mark some monumental changes for the show as it returns to New York City. Previously, the …

ACE FREHLEY Slams GENE SIMMONS Over 'Cancer' Comments: 'All He Can Do Is Badmouth Other People'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was interviewed on this past Friday night’s (November 1) edition of Eddie Trunk‘s “Eddie Trunk Rocks” radio show on New York’s Q104.3 FM. A few excerpts from the chat follow below (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On possibly being inducted — along with his fellow original KISS members — into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame next spring: Frehley: “I’m happy that I’m …

OBITUARY Completes Writing New Album

Florida death metallers OBITUARY have completed the songwriting process for their next album, tentatively due in early 2014. The band states; “We will take our time, trim the fat and focus on making these bass boys as bad-ass as possible. We can’t be more excited how they are turning out and are so ready to start recording …

EXODUS To Enter Studio In February, Says GARY HOLT

Bay Area Backstage conducted an interview with SLAYER touring members Gary Holt (guitar, also of EXODUS) and Paul Bostaph (drums) before the band’s October 30 concert in San Joese, California. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the next EXODUS album, Holt said: “This [SLAYER] tour runs ’till… I get home December 1, …