BENTO Fronted By Silverchair Drummer Ben Gillies Set To Release ‘Diamond Days’ Debut Album October 26

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As one door closes another opens…such is the case with BENTO, the new musical creation from Silverchair drummer/co-founder Ben Gillies.   The band’s debut album, DIAMOND DAYS, is scheduled for release on Friday, October 26 on Gillies’ own Diamond Day Records label (MGM Distribution).   The title track is available now for purchase on iTunes, and the… Read more »


Blind Melon Frontman Travis T. Warren To Release Debut Album “Beneath These Borrowed Skies”

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Blind Melon frontman Travis T. Warren will be releasing his debut album “Beneath These Borrowed Skies” today via Iron Ridge Road Recordings. All the labels proceeds from sales of the album will be donated to MusiCares – a charitable arm of the Grammys devoted to supporting musicians in financial, personal or medical need. “Beneath These Borrowed Skies” was produced by Warren and mixed by Rob Schnapf  (Elliot… Read more »


Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience: West Coast Tour To Launch October 5

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The popular and critically acclaimed concert JASON BONHAM’s LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE (JBLZE)–which celebrates the life and music of JASON’s father, the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham–will return to the west coast starting October 5 in Napa Valley, CA and concluding October 16 in Sacramento, CA. In November, JBLZE will head to the east coast… Read more »


VESPERIA Comment On Fan Support For ROCK THE NATION Award Voting

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Ontario epic metallers, Vesperia are currently taking place in this year’s rendition of the annual ROCK THE NATION AWARD VOTING where bands from around the world compete for votes to earn a spot on the Rock The Nation roster, a spot on an international record label and the opportunity to hit stages on festivals and tours throughout… Read more »


Scythia New EP ‘For The Bear’ Out Today

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Canada’s favourite purveyors of folk/prog metal, Scythia are proud to unleash their new EP ‘For The Bear’, officially out today, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 and now available to order on bandcamp here. The adventurous seven track EP features two new originals ‘Sailor’s Accolade’ and the title track ‘For The Bear’ along with three remixes of ‘Fierce Riders of Scythia‘, ‘Black… Read more »


Female Fronted LA Power Trio bellylove To Release New CD ‘Circles and Darkness’

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LA’s female fronted rock trio, bellylove, will be releasing their highly anticipated fifth CD in late September. bellylove’s new CD ‘Circles and Darkness’, featuring Lisa Black (guitar) and Toni Valenta (vocals and bass), with Adam Steinberg (drums). With eclectic covers ranging from Frank Zappa, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd and Cheech and Chong (yes! Cheech and… Read more »


Mongrel Partners With Bloody Good Horror To Launch “Bored To Death” Video

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Boston area punk-metal crossover mainstay Mongrel has unveiled their new music video for the song “Bored to Death” from their upcoming full length album Reclamation, which is set for release on 25 Sept. on THC-X, the digital imprint of THC-Music, home of American Head Charge, Black Light Burns, Attika7, Slaves on Dope, etc. “Bored to… Read more »


A Past Unknown Pushes the Release of Vainglory Back, Release Date Now October 22nd

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Iowa based Christian melodic metalcore outfit A Past Unknown has announced that their Red Cord Records sophomore effort, entitled Vainglory, will now be released on October 22nd.  Vainglory comes after a highly successful debut in the form of To Those Perishing and was recorded by Josh Schroeder (For Today, Legend, A Plea For Purging). Between… Read more »


Addiction For Destruction To Release Debut Record Neon Light Resurrection On September 25

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Moscow-based rock band Addiction for Destruction will be internationally releasing its debut full-length record, NEON LIGHT RESURRECTION, on September 25, 2012.  The 10-track album will introduce the world to the two-year old band and its brand of sleazy hard rock. “It was a big experience for all of us. Sometimes it was a hard work,… Read more »


The Stripminers Release New Album Frail Hope Ranch On November 13

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The Los Angeles-based alt-punk band behind the critically-praised debut album, Movies, THE STRIPMINERS announce the November 13 release of their sophomore record Frail Hope Ranch.  THE STRIPMINERS are Brett Anderson, vocalist for rock dynamos The Donnas, Paul Stinson from punkers The Radishes, producer/guitarist Scrote (Daniel Johnston, Puscifer), Brett Simons (Brian Wilson, Fiona Apple, Melissa Etheridge) on bass,… Read more »


Aerosmith Returns For Second Leg Of The Global Warming Tour

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AEROSMITH ain’t messing around. America’s greatest rock band delivered absolutely killer sets on the first leg of their triumphant, sold-out The Global Warming Tour this past summer. They ain’t done yet.  More prisoners will be taken when Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramer (drums) return for the… Read more »


RIVAL SONS Confirm ‘HEAD DOWN’ For Worldwide Release This Week

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Soulful, maximum-blues-infused hard rock band RIVAL SONS are gearing up for the worldwide release of HEAD DOWN, their second album for Earache Records. The album will be available in America on iTUNES beginning Tuesday, September 18. The album will also be released overseas this week: September 14 in Europe and September 17 in the U.K.,… Read more »