Halestorm Rocks Download Festival

During last weekend’s Download Festival in the U.K., Lzzy Hale and Halestorm brought their typical brand of hard-hitting rock to the stage. In case you missed the performance, there is some excellent fan-shot footage available. Check out two Halestorm songs in the videos below: “It’s Not You” “Freak Like Me” Riding the wild success of

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Whitechapel’s Alex Wade Featured In July Guitar World

Alex Wade from Knoxville, Tenn., deathcore band Whitechapel is featured in the July issue of Guitar World, where he talks about his career and gear. When asked what his favorite gear was, Wade was quick to name check EVH. “It’s the EVH 5150III, which is the best head I’ve ever played, hands down,” he said.

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Revocation, Dirge Within And Others Set For Shockwave Festival

Several EVH artists are getting ready to take on the Shockwave Festival, such as Dirge Within, Revocation, Havok and Forged in Flame. The tour kicks off July 6 in Seattle and goes across the country before coming to a close Aug. 4 in Hollywood. Check out the tour poster below: Visit the Shockwave Festival’s website

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SpiralArms Releases Video For ‘Dropping Like Flies’

SpiralArms’ first single off their soon to be released sophomore album, Freedom, now has a music video. The band released the performance-based clip for “Dropping Like Flies” this week. Watch SpiralArms in the video below: For more info and updates visit SpiralArms’ official website.

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Finding Core’s Eric Broadbent Jams On Wolfgang USA Stealth

Canadian rockers Finding Core recently stopped by EVH showcase at the Music Industries Association of Canada in Toronto. While there, guitarist Eric Broadbent picked up a Wolfgang USA Stealth for an impromptu jam. Watch Broadbent in the video below: For more information and a list of tour dates, visit Finding Core’s official website.

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Fred Durst Joins Steel Panther For ‘You Really Got Me’

Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst jumped on stage this week with Steel Panther during a show at the Hollywood House of Blues to perform The Kinks – and later Van Halen – classic “You Really Got Me.” With Panther guitarist Satchel shredding through the familiar opening chords, Durst and singer Lexxi Foxx trade verses, with

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Go Behind The Scenes Of Evile’s Video For ‘In Memoriam’

British thrashers Evile recently took Metal Hammer behind the scenes of their latest music video for “In Memoriam,” which is off the band’s third studio album, Five Serpent’s Teeth. Watch the action unfold in an abandoned library in the video below: Check Evile’s official website for tour dates and more information.

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Van Halen To Release 7-Inch Vinyl Single For ‘She’s The Woman’

Van Halen has released a limited edition 7-inch vinyl single of their new single, “She’s the Woman,” which will available for free Friday, May 4th, with purchase of the band’s new album A Different Kind of Truth at participating record stores around the country. The 7-inch will only be available at participating independent retailers, very much like

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James Durbin Rocks American Idol

Former American Idol contestant James Durbin returned to the blockbuster show recently to perform a track off his 2011 debut, Memories of a Beautiful Disaster. With guitarist Blake Bunzel rocking his EVH 5150 amps behind him, watch Durbin sing “Higher Than Heaven” in the video below: For more information, visit Durin’s official website.

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Job For A Cowboy Streaming New Tracks

Arizona death metallers Job for a Cowboy have a new album – Demoncracy – coming out April 10, but the band has already released three tracks. Via MetalUnderground.com, fans can stream “Black Discharge,” while Guitar World is hosting “Imperium Wolves” and “Nourishment Through Bloodshed” is available on their official website. Job for a Cowboy kicked

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