Mike Portnoy Discusses Drumming For Metal Allegiance In New “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty” Trailer

Metal Allegiance, the supergroup featuring core members David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater, etc.), and Mark Menghi, along with multiple special guests, have posted another trailer for their new album “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty.” This one features Portnoy talking about drumming on the effort. “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty” will be released on September 7.

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Burning Witches To Release New Album “Hexenhammer” In November

Burning Witches have announced that their new album “Hexenhammer” will be released on November 9. The effort’s first single “Executed” will be released on August 31, and a preview of it can be found in the below album teaser:

Metal Allegiance Post New Trailer For “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty” Feat. Max Cavalera

Metal Allegiance, the supergroup featuring core members David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater, etc.), and Mark Menghi, along with multiple special guests, have posted another trailer for their new album “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty.” This one features Max Cavalera (Soulfly, etc.), who guested on the track “Voodoo Of The Godsend.” “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty” will be released on September 7.

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl To Launch “Play” Mini-Documentary Featuring His New 23-Minute Song

Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) has announced that he will be releasing a two-part mini-documentary called “Play” on August 10. That feature was directed by Grohl with some help from “Sound City” and “Sonic Highways” collaborator Mark Monroe. The first part will focus on Grohl’s love of playing music and the process and challenges that went into performing and filming his new 23-minute song. The second part will show him playing the epic track with seven different instruments live in the studio one by one.

The documentary was filmed in black and white by Brandon Trost and fans will be able to participate in an interactive option that will allow them to watch everything as is, focus on one particular instrument, and download the sheet music. The online version will also feature a list of organizations where time, money, and instruments can be donated to help give people a chance to play live music.

Aside from all this, the film also showcases young musicians from the Join the Band music school in the San Fernando Valley. Grohl commented:

“Watching my kids start to play music and learn to sing or play drums, it brings me back to the time when I was their age listening to albums, learning from listening. When I take my kids to the place where they take their lessons, I see these rooms full of children that are really pushing themselves to figure this out. And even now, as a 49-year-old man, I’m still trying to figure it out … it’s not something that you ever truly master. You’re always chasing the next challenge, and you’re always trying to find a way to improve on what you’ve learned.”

You can pre-order the song digitally and on vinyl HERE.

Alter Bridge Post New Trailer For “Live At The Royal Albert Hall”

Alter Bridge have shared a new trailer for their upcoming Blu-ray/DVD/CD “Live At The Royal Albert Hall,” which is set to be released on September 7. The effort was recorded during a special set at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England on October 3, 2017. That show saw the band performing with the Parallax Orchestra.