Pat Travers releases BLUES ON FIRE 7/31/2012

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On July 31, Purple Pyramid (a division of Cleopatra Records) will release Pat Travers’ new record, BLUES ON FIRE, a collection of historic, classic blues songs that date back to the early 1900s. After a long and loud European tour last year, Pat came back home to the States and decided to decompress and refresh… Read more »


Slash Honored With His Own Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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Grammy-winning, iconic guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee SLASH marked a career milestone today, Tuesday, July 10, as he was honored with his own Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. SLASH’s star is located directly in front of the Hard Rock Café on Hollywood Blvd (6801 Hollywood Blvd, #105 Los Angeles, CA… Read more »


Project 86 Premiere New Song, “Sots,” On Revolvermag.com

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In anticipation for the upcoming album release of Wait For the Siren on August 21, devout rock band Project 86 has premiered a new track, “SOTS,” today, exclusively on RevolverMag.com.   Wait For the Siren is currently available for preorder in a variety of exclusive bundles now at: http://project86.zambooie.com/, and will be available in stores and… Read more »


Santana / Journey Founding Member Gregg Rolie Tours With Ringo Starr’s All Star Band

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Houston, TX – Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Gregg Rolie, best known for his vocals and keyboard work with legendary music groups Santana and Journey, is currently on tour with Ringo Starr’s All Star Band. So far the response has been no less than phenominal! Along with Gregg Rolie, you can catch Steve… Read more »


Rival Sons Album “Head Down” Ready For Worldwide Release September 17, With U.S. Release To Follow In November

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Soulful, maximum-blues-infused hard rock band RIVAL SONS are gearing up for the September 17 worldwide release of HEAD DOWN, their second album for Earache Records, with the U.S. release to follow in November (exact release TBA). With their blues bravado, raw riffing and unmatched mystique, the Long Beach, CA quartet have received critical acclaim both… Read more »


The Cult Tour Bus in Crash on Bridge in Croatia

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The members of The Cult, currently on tour in Europe, experienced a terrifying crash just before 6:00AM local time earlier this week while in their tour bus traveling from Split, Croatia to Ljubijana, Slovenia. “I was the only one awake,” said the band’s vocalist Ian Astbury, who was seated in the bus’s front lounge. “All… Read more »


Loverboy Announces New Album “Rock ‘N’ Roll Revival” via Fontiers Records in August

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For more than three decades, veteran multi-platinum Canadian rockers Loverboy have been lovin’ every minute of it…and now are proud to announce the upcoming worldwide release of ROCK ‘N’ ROLL REVIVAL via Frontiers Records. The album is set for an August 14th release in North America and August 24th in Europe and features nine newly re-recorded Loverboy… Read more »


Release date confirmed for Triumph’s “Live at Sweden Rock Festival” dvd and cd set!

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The fans demanded it, and the fans finally got it. After 20 years apart, the long-awaited Triumph reunion (of vocalist/guitarist Rik Emmett, bassist/keyboardist Mike Levine, and vocalist/drummer Gil Moore) took place at Sweden Rock Festival, on June 7th, 2008. And on August 28th, 2012, fans outside of Sweden will finally get a chance to see,… Read more »


SMASHING PUMPKINS Enter Billboard Albums Chart at #4 with ‘Oceania’

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The SMASHING PUMPKINS’ new album OCEANIA–released June 19 via Martha’s Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution–has entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at #4 and earns the #1 spot on the Independent Albums Chart; it is the second highest debuting independently released album this year. OCEANIA now marks the group’s seventh Top Ten album.   Intended to… Read more »


Sunset Strip Music Festival 2012: Full Lineup Announced

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SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL (SSMF) organizers have announced the full lineup for the annual three-day event kicking off Thursday, August 16 and culminating on Saturday, August 18 with an all-day street festival. THE DOORS will be the 2012 festival honorees. Among those just announced to perform at the House of Blues Sunset Strip, The Roxy… Read more »


Win a Free Autographed Copy of Phil Soussan’s New Album No Protection

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Phil Soussan has given us an autographed copy of his new Album No Protection to give away to one of our listeners! To join the giveaway follow the below instructions. Comment on the Phil Soussan Interview (Located Here) Tweet the Phil Soussan Interview (Click here to Tweet) The winner will be selected randomly on Friday… Read more »


Abel Debuts New Song From Forthcoming Album “Make It Right”

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Poughkeepsie rock group Abel have premiered the first new track, “Fire Walk With Me,” from their forthcoming album, Make It Right, which is scheduled for release on September 18.  The track is streaming now, exclusively at Altpress.com. Formed by four close friends with a passion for creating honest art, Abel released their first full-length, Lesser… Read more »