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Tag Archives: John Tempesta

Interview: Motor Sister came together ‘for all the right reasons’

Posted by on February 19, 2015

A lot of supergroups come off like they were created in a record label board room or lawyer’s offices. That’s not the case at all with Motor Sister, a band featuring Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, his wife Pearl Aday, Armored Saint’s Joey Vera, and drummer John Tempesta. The singer and guitarist of the band, Jim […]

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Video of full Metal Allegiance concert in Anaheim online

Posted by on January 27, 2015

We’ve been telling you about the all-star Metal Allegiance show since its inception on Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise last fall. The big night was last Wednesday, January 21 in Anaheim, CA at the House of Blues. If you weren’t there, now you can watch the entire show yourself on YouTube! The lineup of participating musicians and […]

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Rex Brown, Gary Holt pledge their Metal Allegiance

Posted by on January 13, 2015

After a successful iinauguralrun on Motorhead’s Motorboat, the Metal Allegiance will be taking place next Wednesday (21) at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Essentially, a rebranded “Metal Masters,” its lineup has just grown by two. Pantera/Kill Devil Hill’s Rex Brown and Slayer/Exodus guitarist Gary Holt have been added to the already-stacked lineup. Here’s the […]

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All star band Motor Sister taking you for a Ride

Posted by on January 13, 2015

What to do when your favorite band breaks up? Most people mourn a bit, then respect the band’s legacy by letting their influence live on via their music. Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian isn’t most people though. Mother Superior was a Los Angeles trio that broke up in the early 2000s after releasing eight albums. The […]

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Scott Ian’s all-star Motor Sister band to tour

Posted by on January 7, 2015

Last year for Scott Ian’s birthday, the Anthrax guitarist assembled an all-star lineup to play music by one of his favorite bands, Mother Superior. The little-known band served as the Rollins Band’s backing musicians from 1997-2003. Scott got the band’s singer/guitarist Jim Wilson, John Tempesta of The Cult, his wife Pearl Aday (aka Meatloaf’s daughter), […]

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Zakk Wylde, Blasko, John Tempesta play as Zack Sabbath

Posted by on December 22, 2014

If there are three people that would know a thing or two about playing Black Sabbath songs, Black Label Society’s Zakk Wyle,and bassist Blasko would know,as they’ve all logged time in either Sabbath or with Ozzy Osbourne. They put that to the test this past Saturday night, as they played a set as Zakk Sabbath […]

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Anthrax officially back in studio

Posted by on December 8, 2014

Out of darkness comes light. Anthrax chose today, a somber day in music history if there ever was one, to announce that they’re working on the follow-up to Worship Music. Considering Dime played on Stomp 442, it’s a fitting tribute. It’s hard to see what Charlie, Scott and Frank are drinking, so we can’t tell if it’s a […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Low’ by Testament turns 20 years old

Posted by on September 30, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. It seems Testament always has really interesting rotating lineups of great musicians. This time, James Murphy is on guitar, and John Tempesta is on drums. This album has heavy guitar playing, and a lot […]

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Temple Of The Black Moon (Feat. Cradle Of Filth/Volbeat Members) To Begin Recording; Demo Of New Song Released

Posted by on July 8, 2013

Rob Caggiano has been kept pretty busy with his new gig in Volbeat. However, that hasn’t altered plans for Temple Of The Black Moon, the new supergroup Caggiano’s been working on with Dani Filth (Cradle Of Filth), King ov Hell (ex-Gorgoroth/Ov Hell), John Tempesta (The Cult/White Zombie) and  Arve “Ice Dale” Isdal (Enslaved). In fact, according to the […]

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First Interview With The Anthrax/ Cradle Of Filth Supergroup Also Includes First Taste Of Music

Posted by on January 26, 2012

It’s been a few months since we’ve heard anything about Temple Of The Black Moon, the supergroup featuring  Dani Filth (Cradle Of Filth), Rob Caggiano (Anthrax/The Damned Things), King ov Hell (ex-Gorgoroth/Ov Hell) and John Tempesta (The Cult/White Zombie). Then again, they all have been pretty busy with their own bands (especially Caggiano with Anthrax). But thanks to NRK’s (Norway’s national […]

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