Halestorm To Headline 2012 Fall U.S. Tour With Support From In This Moment + Eve to Adam
It’s been a big year for Halestorm, with their latest album ‘The Strange Case Of…‘ climbing the charts and being the first female fronted rock band ever to take the No. 1 spot on the Active Rock airplay chart with their single ‘Love Bites (So Do I).&CloseCurl…
Tommy Lee Accused of Stealing Roller Coaster Drum Idea
Tommy Lee is no stranger to the legal system, having several run-ins with the law over the years. Now, according to TMZ, an engineer claims he had the idea for the Motley Crue drummer’s circle-shaped roller-coaster drum solo back in 1991.
Drowning Pool Unveil New Singer
Several months after parting ways with singer Ryan McCombs, Drowning Pool have unveiled his replacement. Jasen Moreno from another Dallas band, the Suicide Hook, is the group’s new vocalist. Moreno made his live debut July 8 at a gig in Ardmore, Okla., and there is video footage…
Smashing Pumpkins Reissuing ‘Pisces Iscariot’
On the heels of the recent release of their new album ‘Oceania,’ a classic Smashing Pumpkins compilation will get the reissue treatment. A remastered edition of 1994‘s ‘Pisces Iscariot,’ a compilation of B-sides and outtakes, will be released July 1…
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Posts Bail, Still in Czech Custody
The ongoing legal saga of Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe had an important development today (July 3); he made bail. Blythe posted the approximately $200,000 bail in Prague, but remains in Czech custody due to statutory deadlines and holidays.
Cradle of Filth to Reissue Eight Albums in July
British extreme metal band Cradle of Filth are digging into the archives, reissuing eight previous releases in July via The End Records. Six of the reissues will hit stores on July 3, with the other two available July 31. Some of the material has not been previously available in North America.
Filter Announce Summer 2012 Tour Dates
Filter have expanded their summer tour, adding several new dates (listed below.) The band entered the studio in April with producer Bob Marlette to record their fifth studio album ‘Gurney and the Burning Books.’ It is due to be released sometime later this year.
Marilyn Manson to Guest Star on Showtime’s ‘Californication’
Showtime has announced that Marilyn Manson will guest star in season six of ‘Californication.’ The shock rocker will appear as himself, and in the episode will have what is described as an “unforgettable meeting” with David Duchovny’…
Former Queensryche Vocalist Geoff Tate Signs Solo Record Deal
Less than a week after being replaced by Todd La Torre, longtime Queensryche singer Geoff Tate has signed a worldwide record deal with InsideOut Music. Even before parting ways with Queensryche, Tate had a summer acoustic solo tour planned as he continued to work on a solo effort.
Linkin Park’s ‘Powerless’ Featured in Trailer for ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Movie
Following the massive success of the ‘Twiight’ movies, it seems that vampires are everywhere. There’s even a band called Vampires Everywhere. And now, there’s a movie about one of our greatest presidents hunting the undead creatures. Video footage of Linkin Park performing the song ‘Powerless’ is…
Metallica’s Rock AM Ring Gig To Stream Live
This weekend is the annual Rock AM Ring Festival in Nurburgring, Germany, with Metallica headlining on Saturday, June 2. They’ll will be performing their 1991 self-titled album, known as ‘The Black Album,’ in its entirety, and you’ll be able to w…
Deftones in Studio Working on a New Album
After reports a few weeks ago that Deftones were set to enter the studio in July, photos posted on their Twitter feed this week indicate they are already hard at work recording a new album.