Former CELTIC FROST Bassist MARTIN ERIC AIN Dead At 50

Former CELTIC FROST bassist Martin Eric Ain died yesterday (Saturday, October 21) after suffering a heart attack at the age of 50. No further details have been revealed. Commented CELTIC FROST leader Thomas Gabriel Fischer: "I am deeply affected by [Martin's] passing. Our relationship was very complex and definitely not free of conflicts, but Martin's ...

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Video: GREAT WHITE Performs In Oslo

Fan-filmed video footage of GREAT WHITE's October 18 performance at Hard Rock Cafe in Oslo, Norway can be seen below. GREAT WHITE is touring in support of its latest album, "Full Circle", which was released on June 2. The effort sees the band re-teaming with its original producer, Michael Wagener. It's an honorable nod to ...

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Former SLAUGHTER Drummer BLAS ELIAS Joins TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA

Former SLAUGHTER (and current Blue Man Group) drummer Blas Elias will join the West Coast touring lineup of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA this winter. He'll perform alongside TSO staples Johnny Lee Middleton (SAVATAGE), Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) and Al Pitrelli (MEGADETH, ALICE COOPER). Elias's first performance with TSO will take place on ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Wanted To Do 'Something Cool' With Cover Of PINK FLOYD's 'Wish You Were Here'

Kat Mykals from the Evansville, Indiana radio station 103 GBF recently interviewed AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ. The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's latest release, "The Stage", being an "evolving album": Johnny: "Well, it was just the idea of basically releasing the [bonus] songs ...

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