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  • VIDEO: Def Leppard tease new album announcement

    Def Leppard have issued a 10-second video teaser regarding their upcoming self-titled album. Expected in October, the UK rockers have been in the studio working on the follow-up to 2008’s “Songs From The Sparkle Lounge” after completing some marathon songwriting sessions last year. Frontman Joe Elliott recently revealed the project is essentially done. “Yeah, it's finished. We're just doing

  • VIDEO: Anthrax share album update from the studio

    Anthrax are sharing an update from the studio on sessions for the follow up to 2011's Grammy-nominated album, “Worship Music.” The video package sees bassist Frank Bello talking about the group’s writing and recording process, drummer Charlie Benante discussing why the new album is "the next level" for Anthrax, and guitarist Scott Ian explaining why the band recorded the 18 new songs in

  • VIDEO: Lynyrd Skynyrd preview new live package

    Lynyrd Skynyrd are sharing a preview of “Gimme Three Steps” from their forthcoming live package, “Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin'nérd & Second Helping – Live From Jacksonville At The Florida Theatre.” Due October 23 on DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats, the set captures the legendary Southern rock band performing their first two studio albums – 1973’s “Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd” and 1974’s

  • VIDEO: Ghost unplug for If You Have Ghosts

    Ghost performed an acoustic version of Roky Erickson’s "If You Have Ghosts" at HardDrive Radio studios and video from the session has surfaced. The Swedish band covered the tune as the title track to their 2013 Dave Grohl-produced EP after it originally appeared on Erickson’s 1981 album with The Aliens, “The Evil One.” Ghost recently launched their third album, “Meliora”, with an unplugged

  • VIDEO: Lemmy ends Motorhead show in Austin after three songs

    Motorhead ended their show at at Emo’s in Austin, TX after just three songs on Tuesday as Lemmy’s health continues to be affected on the band’s North American tour in support of their newly-released album, “Bad Magic.” The trio ran through show-opener “Damage Case” and “Stay Clean” before Lemmy told the crowd that he’d been sick for the past week. The group then started to perform “Metropolis”

  • Clutch reveal inspiration behind X-Ray Visions

    Clutch frontman Neil Fallon says the inspiration behind the band’s new single, “X-Ray Visions”, comes from the group’s own experiences on the road. The lead track from Clutch’s forthcoming 11th album, “Psychic Warfare”, due October 2 is set in a motel along any one of America’s vast system of highways. “A lot of it is fueled by our experiences in motels over the years,” explains Fallon. “When

  • VIDEO: David Gilmour previews 5AM from Rattle That Lock

    David Gilmour is sharing an orchestral preview of “5 A.M.”, a track from his forthcoming album, “Rattle That Lock.” It’s the second preview of the tune from the project, which will be released on September 18. “Rattle That Lock” was recorded at various places, including the guitarist’s Astoria houseboat studio and in Hove, Sussex, UK. Gilmour worked on the record with co-producer Phil

  • VIDEO: Led Zeppelin classic featured in Destiny The Taken King game trailer

    The Led Zeppelin classic, “Black Dog”, is featured in a newly-released trailer for the forthcoming Activision/Bungie video game, Destiny: The Taken King. The latest adventure in the first person shooter Destiny universe introduces a new story campaign and quests, new enemies to fight, new locations to explore, new Strikes and Crucible maps, a new Raid that will put players to the ultimate test,

  • VIDEO: Royal Blood perform at Reading Festival

    Royal Blood played the UK’s Reading Festival on August 29 and broadcast video of their performance of “Little Monster” is available. The duo of bassist/singer Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher played on a bill headlined by Metallica on Saturday and repeated their sets at Reading’s sister event, the Leeds Festival, on Sunday. The second single from the band’s 2014 self-titled debut album, “

  • VIDEO: Metallica perform Enter Sandman at Reading Festival

    Metallica performed their 1991 smash “Enter Sandman” during their August 29 headline set at the Reading Festival and broadcast video of the tune has surfaced. The 3-day event saw Mumford & Sons top Friday’s bill and The Libertines close out the weekend on Sunday. Metallica also performed as the closing headliner at Reading’s sister event – the Leeds Festival – on August 30; both festivals

  • Ghost announce winter UK tour

    Ghost have announced dates for a winter tour of the UK in support of their newly-released album, “Meliora.” Following their appearance at the Reading and Leeds festivals last weekend, the Swedish rockers will return to the UK for an 8-show run in December. Tickets for the winter shows – with guests Dead Soul – will go on sale this Friday, September 4 at 10am local. The UK shows start just

  • Black Star Riders announce European tour

    Black Star Riders have announced dates for a fall tour of Europe in support of “The Killer Instinct.” The month-long run starts November 10 in Paris, France and will include separate one-off opening slots with Judas Priest and Doro. Tickets for most venues are on sale now or will go on sale this week. Black Star Riders will follow the European trek in December as guests on the Def Leppard

  • Sammy Hagar announces book signing tour

    Sammy Hagar has announced dates for a book signing tour in support of the September 15 release of “Are We Having Any Fun Yet? The Cooking & Partying Handbook.” The project sees Hagar share his passion for food and his secrets for rock-and-roll entertaining, including his favorite recipes from home, on the road, and his go-to vacation spots, Cabo and Maui. The singer is joined by his celebrity

  • VIDEO: Queen preview Studio Collection vinyl box set

    Queen have issued a four-video preview package of “The Studio Collection” Special Edition Vinyl Box Set, due for release on September 25. The Box Set will present 18 remastered vinyl editions of the complete collection of 15 Queen studio albums – from the 1973 self-titled debut to 1995’s “Made In Heaven”, and comes with a fully customized limited edition Queen-branded turntable made by Rega.

  • Aerosmith members contribute songs for The SpongeBob Musical

    Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry are among the artists contributing songs for The SpongeBob Musical, which will open in Chicago next June. Broadway World reports the project will feature tunes written by the Aerosmith duo as well as The Flaming Lips, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Panic! At the Disco, Dirty Projectors, Plain White T's, They Might Be Giants

  • Soundwave promoter comments on Guns N’ Roses reunion rumors

    Soundwave Festival promoter AJ Maddah has made his first public comments on rumors that Guns N’ Roses will reunite to headline the Australian event next year. James Young, the owner of Melbourne’s rock and roll Cherry Bar, told Triple M radio last week that he had heard rumors within the industry that a GNR reunion would take place, just days after Slash revealed that he and Axl Rose were on

  • Ghost score first US Top 10 with Meliora

    Swedish occult rockers Ghost have scored their first-ever US Top 10 showing with “Meliora.” Billboard reports the group’s third album has debuted on the US Billboard 200 at No. 8 with opening week sales of 29,000 copies. The record follows 2013’s “Infestissumam”, which peaked at No. 28 on the chart following its release. Produced by Klas Åhlund and mixed by Andy Wallace (Slayer, Nirvana, Guns

  • Ozzy Osbourne working on new album

    Ozzy Osbourne is working on new album, according to Epic Records President Sylvia Rhone. "It's going to be a really special album," Rhone tells Billboard. "It's going to be amazing, it's something Ozzy has never done before that he's always wanted to do." Rhone’s comments come on the heels of the Black Sabbath singer’s appearance at the first annual Epic Fest, a label celebration held Saturday

  • Lullaby Versions Of Scorpions released

    The music of German rockers the Scorpions is featured on “Lullaby Versions Of Scorpions”, the latest release from Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star. The company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists" was born for the parent that wants to pass along their passion for music to their child by transforming popular music into instrumental lullabies perfect for babies,