Slash: “You’re A Lie” First Single Off New Album ‘Apocalyptic Love’ Hits #1 On Active Rock Radio

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SLASH has achieved his first-ever #1 hit at rock radio as “You’re A Lie” vaults to the #1 spot this week at Active Rock.  The explosive song is the first track from SLASH’s second solo album APOCALYPTIC LOVE, which was released May 22 and entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at #4, marking the… Read more »


The Darkness: Premiere First Single “Everybody Have A Good Time” On Spin.com Today

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As THE DARKNESS gear up for the August 21 release of their third studio album HOT CAKES (Wind-up Records), the group will premiere their raucous first single “Everybody Have A Good Time,” exclusively today on SPIN.com. The video for the song will debut on Vevo.com on Thursday, June 28. Listen to the song and watch… Read more »


Michael Des Barres Returns To His London Roots With ‘Carnaby Street’

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There is much excitement within the music press and fans alike around the world about the news of the return of glam rock icon Michael Des Barres and his forthcoming CD release ‘Carnaby Street’ On Gonzo MultiMedia, UK. Michael Des Barres has been in the rock ‘n’ roll scene for four decades now. A European nobleman,… Read more »


Animetal USA Announce Stateside Live Debut And Release Date For Debut Album

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Already a gold-certified sensation in Japan, the all-star metal group, Animetal USA is setting their sights next on America – with the impending release of their debut album and a just-announced show. Comprised of singer Mike Vescera (OBSESSION/ex-LOUDNESS) starring as METAL-RIDER, bassist Rudy Sarzo (BLUE OYSTER CULT, ex-OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO) as STORMBRINGER,… Read more »


The Cult’s New Single Hits the Radio This Week

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Honey From a Knife,” the lead- off track from The Cult’s critically-acclaimed new studio album Choice of Weapon, hits radio this week.  The song, rooted in the seductiveness of addiction, has been singled out in numerous media reviews for its raw energy, sexual rhythms, Duffy’s knife-edge guitars and Astbury’s impassioned vocals, all woven around the… Read more »


Nations Afire Announce European Tour

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Southern California rock band Nations Afire has announced a European tour in August to support their forthcoming new album The Ghosts We Will Become.  The dates will in include headlining and festival performances. Nations Afire are a four piece band that features current and former members of some of the most influential punk and hardcore… Read more »


As I Lay Dying New Album ‘Awakened’ Set For Release September 25 On Metal Blade

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AS I LAY DYING are currently holed up in the Blasting Room with renowned rock producer Bill Stevenson, who’s also the drummer for Descendents (and has played with Black Flag); and mixer Colin Richardson. The group–NICK HIPA (guitar), TIM LAMBESIS (vocals), JORDAN MANCINO (drums), PHIL SGROSSO (guitar) and JOSH GILBERT (bass)–are putting the finishing touches… Read more »


Riot Fest & Carnival: Second Wave Artist Announcements

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The day-by-day line-up for the RIOT FEST & CARNIVAL in Chicago is now revealed. Rise Against, Descendents, Coheed and Cambria, Dropkick Murphys, The Gaslight Anthem, Andrew W.K. (full band), Minus The Bear, Frank Turner and more lead the Saturday bill, while Iggy and the Stooges, Elvis Costello, A Day To Remember, Gogol Bordello, NOFX, Alkaline… Read more »


Scum Of The Earth Reveal Artwork & Track Listing For ‘The Devil Made Me Do It,’ Due Out August 28

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SCUM OF THE EARTH has set a worldwide release date of August 28 for their third album, THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT, on the Chicago-based Goomba Music, Inc. label (with distribution through eOne in North America).  Produced by horror-rocker RIGGS and Volkstoker, it was recorded at “Scum HQ” in Branson, MO and is the… Read more »


Billy Corgan Of The Smashing Pumpkins On CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight”

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Be sure to tune in and watch BILLY CORGAN of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS appear on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight.” Billy Corgan, the founder and lead singer/guitarist of the Grammy-winning iconic rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, will be interviewed by Piers Morgan tonight, Tuesday, June 19, which airs live at 9:00 PM EDT. They will talk… Read more »


X to Join Pearl Jam on European Tour

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X, the perennial  L.A. punk-rockers, announce plans to continue touring throughout the year, celebrating their 35th anniversary as a band. X is the last musical group out of the iconic “class of ’77”, including such greats as The Ramones, The Clash and The Sex Pistols, who remain intact and touring! After a West Coast tour… Read more »


Nations Afire Debut Explosive New Video For “The Ghosts We Will Become”

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SoCal rock band Nations Afire has unleashed an explosive new video for the title track off their forthcoming album The Ghosts We Will Become today. Watch Nations Afire’s new video for “The Ghosts We Will Become” Below: Filmed by Rob Wallace at Iris Conceptsand Edited by Tim Lunsford, “The Ghosts We Will Become” bursts from the… Read more »