BLACK MAP Debut “Ruin” Music Video

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Rock act BLACK MAP have debuted an all new music video for their track “Ruin,” today from their all new LP released earlier this year. “The lyrics are from the perspective of someone who thinks they see the world collapsing around them,” says vocalist/bassist Benjamin Flanagan, “and wondering the whole time what the true nature of their… Read more »


SUBLIME WITH ROME To Begin US Tour w/ The Offspring This September

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SUBLIME WITH ROME will once again join forces with The Offspring on the second leg of the pair’s 2017 North American tour. Hailed as two of Southern California’s most prolific bands (see here), both groups will head out this September for a dozen shows in the states, kicking off on Sept. 8 in Chicago, IL… Read more »


Chester Bennington’s wife, Talinda Bennington releases statement

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7/27/17 One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero-their Daddy. We had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. How do I move on? How do I pick up my shattered soul? The only answer I know is to raise our babies with every… Read more »


Updated Music Lineup and Performance Times Announced for High & Mighty Festival, Aug 5-6 in Garden Grove, CA

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Performance times and an updated music lineup and have been announced for the first annual KLOS Presents High & Mighty Festival.Garden Grove, CA in Village Green Park at Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, The brainchild of Sublime With Rome and Dirty Heads, KLOS Presents High & Mighty Festival will provide a full festival… Read more »


Los Angeles, California Rock band WildEyes announced the premiere of their video for single “Messin Around”

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Los Angeles, California Rock band WildEyes announced the premiere of their video for single “Messin Around” off of their debut EP titled Know Me Now on AlternativeNation.net today. “Messin’ Around” is about breaking free from the boundaries that other people create for you. Sometimes we all can feel trapped by people or even places and… Read more »


LINKIN PARK Band Statement

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Dear Chester, Our hearts are broken.   The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened.   You touched so many lives, maybe even more than you realized.  In the past few days, we’ve seen an outpouring of love and support, both public… Read more »


SLAYER to Perform on The Tonight Show, Thursday, July 27, 2017

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Two-time Grammy-winning thrash/metal legend Slayer will make its 11:35PM late-night television debut on Thursday, July 27 when the band performs its iconic “Raining Blood” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”  The show airs at 11:35PM ET/PT and 10:35PM CT on NBC. Immediately following Thursday’s taping of “The Tonight Show,” Slayer will head over to… Read more »


LA GUNS RETURNS! New song “Speed”, now available from Frontiers Records s.r.l.

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As the revival of the classic ‘80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlist of many a fan for a long time: the songwriting combination of Tracii Guns and Philip Lewis under the L.A. Guns banner. What once seemed… Read more »


Victory Records Welcomes DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY

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Victory Records is proud to announce the signing of Los Angeles rock outfit DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY. Ring leader and frontman Michael Orlando sheds his skin for the first time since the demise of his former outfit, Vampires Everywhere, with the debut song and video “I’ll Find A Way.” Seen through the eyes of an irredeemable… Read more »


LIFEHOUSE: Greatest Hits’ Available TODAY 

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Multi-platinum award-winning rock band Lifehouse released their first hits compilation, Lifehouse: Greatest Hits, on CD and all digital retailers today (July 14). The 18-track selection includes a multitude of their chart-topping hits, including “You and Me,” “First Time”, “Halfway Gone,” “Hurricane” and “Hanging by a Moment,” which was the most played radio track of 2001…. Read more »


L.A. Guns to Release “The Missing Peace” on October 13th via Frontiers Music Srl

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As the revival of the classic ’80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlists of many a fan for a long time: the songwriting combination of Tracii Guns and Philip Lewis under the L.A. Guns banner. What once seemed… Read more »


Quiet Riot album “Road Rage” featuring new singer James Durbin to release August 4, 2017

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QUIET RIOT is a rock & roll phenomenon. Famously known as the first heavy metal band to top the pop charts, the Los Angeles quartet became a global sensation thanks to their monsterous smash hit album, 1983’s “Metal Health”. That album topped the Billboard album charts for several months and the follow up album, “Condition… Read more »