Metal

Exclusive stream: The Sweet, “Fox on the Run” from Desolation Boulevard Revisited Live (2013)

The Sweet, as they prepare for a new 2013 world tour, have shared a live take on their classic track “Fox on the Run” with Something Else! Reviews as an exclusive preview stream.

S.U.N – Something Unto Nothing (2013)

Dear Aerosmith dudes, This is what your music is supposed to sound like: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NktMr8Sjqk&w=500&h=305] Please listen and take notes. Sincerely, Your fans

Something Else! sneak peek: Anthrax, “Anthem” (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8EjZ5TWlYQ&w=385&h=280] Oh dear God, please someone take the microphone away from Joey Belladonna. I’ve admitted before, and in the interest of fairness will again, that I prefer John Bush as vocalist for Anthrax.

‘This album stretches out in some new areas': Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project

‘This album stretches out in some new areas': Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project

Deep Purple’s first new studio project since 2005’s Rapture of the Deep remains untitled, something underscored by a new album teaser — which boasts only a question mark for an image.

‘Everybody was influenced by the Beatles': Alice Cooper on the British Invasion’s sweeping impact

‘Everybody was influenced by the Beatles': Alice Cooper on the British Invasion’s sweeping impact

People associate Alice Cooper’s intense brand of horror-movie rock with Frank Zappa, who gave Cooper’s band their first big break. But Cooper says the British Invasion — and the Beatles, in particular — shaped his early sound.

Something Else! sneak peek: Soilwork, “Spectrum of Eternity” (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_DydLwYnUk&w=500&h=305] I don’t always listen to Swedish melodic death metal, but when I do, I listen to Soilwork. And this is why.

‘Like a rhythmic party': For Jordan Rudess, new drummer is most exciting development with Dream Theater

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28MmnThlYOo&w=500&h=305] Since Dream Theater released 2011’s celebrated A Dramatic Turn of Events, the group has earned its first Grammy nod — for the song “On the Backs of Angels.” But that’s not what excites Jordan Rudess the most.

‘Something wonderful will take place': David Coverdale says Jon Lord’s passing could spark Deep Purple reunion

‘Something wonderful will take place': David Coverdale says Jon Lord’s passing could spark Deep Purple reunion

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ak12PBrTuw&w=500&h=305] In a moving farewell to his former bandmate in Deep Purple, David Coverdale says the terrible loss of founding keyboardist Jon Lord just might serve as the spark the band needs to get back together.

Newsted – Metal (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fuFthydoJ4&w=500&h=305] Since leaving Metallica, Jason Newsted’s record hasn’t exactly backed up statements that he was into heavier music and how things might have changed during the dark period of Load and Re-Load if the bassist had more input.

Philip H. Anselmo/Warbeast – War of the Gargantuas split (2013)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRds4RkZg4Y&w=500&h=305] Long rumored and long awaited, this split EP from Phil Anselmo’s Housecore Records gives fans the first taste of the former Pantera and current Down frontman’s upcoming solo work.