Ozzy Osbourne has had some great guitarists in his solo band over the years, starting with Randy Rhoads. Following Rhoads' tragic death in a 1982 plane crash, Jake E. Lee took over and appeared on Ozzy's 1983 album 'Bark at the Moon' and 1986's 'The Ultimate Sin.' After that, Lee went on to form the band Badlands. Now, Lee is back with an all-new outfit.
After releasing his solo album 'Proof of Life' earlier this month, Creed singer Scott Stapp has announced that he will hit the road in support of the disc beginning in March (dates below). In addition, the video for 'Slow Suicide,' the album's first single, has just been released (watch above).
Less than four months after the release of The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1,‘ the guys in Five Finger Death Punch are back with 'Volume 2,' another full-length album of brand new material.
Over the weekend in Los Angeles, the Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards Show honored Black Sabbath‘s Geezer Butler. Several rockers teamed up to jam, and Butler joined in on the last couple of songs. Among the numerous luminaries in attendance was Black Label Society's Zakk Wylde. In a red carpet interview, Wylde revealed details about the next BLS studio album.
Back in April, power metal veterans Iced Earth revealed the title of their next studio album would be 'Plagues of Babylon.' Now, it is confirmed that it will be released Jan. 21 via Century Media Records. The band will also be touring with Sabaton and Revamp in support of the album beginning in April of next year (dates below).