Interviewed by: Ilya Mirman
Recorded & Produced by: Jeff Palmucci
Currenly crusing through the festival circuit, Hellyeah are back and preparing for their new disc Band of Brothers in July.
In our new video interview from Rocklahoma, find out what Vinnie Paul and Chad Gray have to say about the brutal new disc, in addition to what a whirlwind 2012 has been so far, and a few fun facts about the band.
Hellyeah will join Volbeat and Iced Earth for a tour run through the summer. Check out all the dates here.
(Sorry the sound isn’t perfect, someone was rocking out in the back – it is Rocklahoma after all.)
HELLYEAH (The supergroup made up of Drummer Vinnie Paul from Pantera, vocalist Chad Gray and guitarist Greg Tribbett from Mudvayne, guitarist Tom Maxwell and bassist Bob Zilla hail from Nothingface and Damageplan) are currently putting the final touches on their sophomore release “STAMPEDE” due out July 13th. Once finished, the band will hit the road for a worldwide tour throughout the summer. Check out the dates below.
Check out Vinnie and Sterling’s report from the studio and hear a snippet of a brand new song below:
HELLYEAH will debut the first track from STAMPEDE to fans on April 21st.
HELLYEAH Tour Dates:
April 24 WXTB 98Rockfest St. Pete Times Forum- Tampa, Florida w/ Alice In Chains
April 25 WYBB LiveX 2010 Ladson Fairgrounds- Ladson, South Carolina
May 1 WJRR Earthday/ Tinker Field- Orlando, Florida
May 3 Concrete Street Amphitheater- Corpus Christi, Texas w/ Papa Roach
May 4 Warehouse Live- Houston, Texas w/ Papa Roach
May 5 Palladium Ballroom- Dallas, Texas w/ Papa Roach
May 7 Kattfest / Zoo Amphitheater- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May 8 KDJE Edgefest / Arkansas State Fair- Little Rock, Arkansas
May 9 Rupp Arena- Lexington, Kentucky w/ Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Drowning Pool and Lacuna Coil
May 11 Alliant Energy Center- Madison, Wisconsin w/ Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Drowning Pool and Lacuna Coil
May 12 Alltel Center- Mankato, Minnesota w/ Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Drowning Pool and Lacuna Coil
May 14 KIWR Rockfest WestFair Amphitheatre- Council Bluffs, Iowa
May 16 KAZR Lazerfest Indianola National Balloon Grounds- Indianola, Iowa
May 18 La Crosse Center Arena- LaCrosse, Wisconsin w/ Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Drowning Pool and Lacuna Coil
May 19 Peoria Civic Center- Peoria, Illinois w/ Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Drowning Pool and Lacuna Coil
May 21 Fillmore Detroit- Detroit, Michigan w/ Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Drowning Pool and Lacuna Coil
May 22 Eagles Ballroom- Milwaukee, Wisconsin w/ Seether
Jun 3- Amsterdam, Holland- Melkweg
Jun 5- Nurburg,Germany- Rock Am Ring Festival
Jun 6- Nuremberg, Germany- Rock Im Park festival
Jun 7- Berlin,Germany- C-Club w/ Stone Sour
Jun 8- Hamburg,Germany- Gruenspan w/ Stone Sour
Jun 11- Nickelsdorf, Austria- Novarock Festival
Jun 12- Donnington,UK- Download Festival
Jun 14- London,UK- Metal Hammer Awards
Jun 19- Gothenburg,Sweden- Metaltown Festival
Jun 20- Seinajoki, Finland- Provinssirock Festival
For more information on HELLYEAH visit: www.hellyeahband.com