Pantera Play First U.K. Show in Over 20 Years – See 2000 + 2024 Setlists

The Pantera tribute celebration has finally hit the U.K., with the band playing their first show in England in over 20 years. The group, which features Zakk Wylde and Charlie Benante, sitting in for late Pantera members Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul, have been making the rounds in recent years revisiting the legendary metal band’s …

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Win a Kerry King Clear Vinyl Pressing of ‘From Hell I Rise’

Here’s your chance to win one of the most hotly anticipated metal albums of the year, as Loudwire Nights is offering up a clear vinyl pressing of Kerry King’s From Hell I Rise as the latest Loudwire Record Club offering. Following Slayer’s retirement, many wondered what would be the next step for King, and he …

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Gene Simmons Wishes He Had Been ‘More Hard’ on Frehley and Criss

Gene Simmons has reflected upon the original Kiss lineup, declaring he should have been “more hard” on Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. During a conversation with Backstage Pass, Simmons was asked if there was anything he’d change about his legendary career. In response, the Kiss bassist was forthright. “Well, I’m sad in retrospect — you …

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Bill Berry’s Regrets Over Leaving R.E.M.

Bill Berry left R.E.M. in 1997, a move he says he “sort of regretted” later. Berry and the other three founding members of R.E.M., Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe, all recently spoke with CBS Mornings (ahead of their first reunion in over two decades), and when asked about having any second thoughts on leaving …

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The Black Keys Have Found New Management

The Black Keys have hired new management, just a few weeks after it was revealed they’d split with managers Irving Azoff and Steve Moir of Full Stop Management, plus a North American tour cancelation. According to Rolling Stone, the duo has signed a deal with Red Light Management, one of the largest management companies in …

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