Jay Gordon To Receive “Producer’s Choice – “Rock/Blues Guitarist of the Year;”

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When Jay Gordon and Blues Venom crank up the volume during their 9 p.m. Showcase Set at tomorrow night’s Los Angeles Music Awards Voting Party, its a safe bet they’ll melt the paint off the walls of the venerable Whisky A Go-Go on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, Calif. Come witness the lightning in… Read more »


Australian Prog Legends Unitopia To Release ‘Covered Mirror’

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Unitopia is releasing a new CD of cover songs titled ‘Covered Mirror’ on October 31, 2012. The most well-known and respected progressive rock band to emerge from Down Under, Unitopia is back with a ground breaking, powerful new release! “Making a covers album is always a challenge,” confesses lead vocalist Mark Trueack, “and reproducing classic… Read more »


THE DARKNESS: Return To The U.S. For Two One-Night-Only Shows

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The multi-platinum British rock group THE DARKNESS have announced they’ll return to the U.S. for two one-night-only shows Sunday, October 21 in New York City at Terminal 5 and Wednesday, October 24 in Los Angeles at Club Nokia. Although the above dates mark the only remaining U.S. shows for 2012, on Wednesday, October 24 fans… Read more »


Metadox “Open Call for Vocalist”

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Frank Tosi, the driving force behind New York’s DesDemon, resurrects his band Metadox after the demise of DesDemon and announces an open call for a vocalist. Originally established in 2001, Metadox had rose quickly in the New York metal circles when signing with Metal Mayhem Music, to opening for respected artists Dragonforce, Kamelot, and Moonspell.  The… Read more »


The Fusion Syndicate Brings The Most Extraordinary Rock And Jazz Musicians Together For An Incredible Aural Journey

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Purple Pyramid (an imprint of Cleopatra Records) will release THE FUSION SYNDICATE, a collection of original rock-jazz fusion explorations performed by an eclectic group of the finest musicians working today. THE FUSION SYNDICATE features performances by members of the biggest names in fusion including Billy Cobham, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Yellowjackets, and Spyro Gyra plus rock/prog players… Read more »


The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2 To be Released

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In addition to fronting such legendary hard rock/heavy metal bands as Rainbow, Black Sabbath/Heaven and Hell, and Elf, singer Ronnie James Dio also was the leader of his own solo band, Dio, who were responsible for such all-time great rock anthems as “Holy Diver,” “Rainbow in the Dark,” and “The Last in Line,” among many… Read more »


Tooth & Nail To Release Debut Album From Love & Death Featuring Former Korn Guitarist Brian Head Welch

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Love & Death, the new band led by former Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch, will release its debut album “Between Here & Lost” November 20th via Tooth & Nail Records. Recorded in Nashville with producer Jasen Rauch (RED, Breaking Benjamin) and mixed by Paul Pavao & Ben Grosse (Marilyn Manson, Disturbed), and Jim Monti (Korn), the CD consists of 11 tracks, ranging from songs about personal struggle  and triumph (“Chemicals”,… Read more »


ISSA to revisit a dozen AOR Classics on her new album “Can’t Stop”

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Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of ISSA’s third album entitled “Can’t Stop” on November 2nd in Europe and November 5th in North America. “Can’t Stop” is a very special album for ISSA, since it includes some blistering versions of carefully selected hidden AOR gems that the singer treats her own way. These tracks have been originally included on… Read more »


Frontiers Records signs British Hard Rock supergroup SNAKECHARMER

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Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing of British Hard Rock supergroup SNAKECHARMER Formed by original Whitesnake members Micky Moody and Neil Murray, along with Laurie Wisefield (Wishbone Ash, Tina Turner), Harry James (Thunder, Magnum), Adam Wakeman (Ozzy Osbourne) and Chris Ousey (Heartland). Neil Murray commented “We’re very excited that Snakecharmer has joined the… Read more »


THE WHO Announce Support Artist For First Leg Of North American Tour

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THE WHO , one of rock’s legendary and defining bands, have announced VINTAGE TROUBLE as the support act for the first leg of their major North American arena tour running from November 1 to December 9, where they’ll perform all of their iconic 1973 double album QUADROPHENIA, along with a selection of WHO classics. The… Read more »


Adler To Release Debut Album “Back From The Dead” November 26th

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Adler, the new band led by former Guns N Roses drummer Steven Adler will be releasing their debut album “Back From The Dead” November 26th via New Ocean Media in North America. “Back From The Dead” was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Jeff Pilson (Foreigner, Dokken) and mixed by Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Stone Sour). The album consists of 11 tracks ranging… Read more »


An Open Letter to Anthrax Friends and Supporters

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To our Fans and everyone who has supported Anthrax and Worship Music: It was a little more than a year ago – September 13, 2011 – that Worship Music was released, and all of us in Anthrax can’t believe how much has happened since then. Our friends in the press gave the album great reviews, and so many writers… Read more »