XFactor1 New Album Famous. Last. Words. Out Today

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Columbus, OH rock band XFactor1 is proud to announce the release of their new album Famous. Last. Words. today. The album is being released through Megaforce Records. The new single “Bring It On“ will be impacting rock radio later this month. Famous. Last. Words. is currently being streamed in it’s entirety on AOL at this… Read more »


Sebastian Bach releases New Video “I’m Alive” off the “Kicking & Screaming” album

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To celebrate the upcoming European tour, Frontiers Records is pleased to launch “I’m Alive” the new single/video off the latest Sebastian Bach’s album “KICKING & SCREAMING“. KICKING & SCREAMING was released on September 23rd, 2011 in Europe and was produced by Bob Marlette (Black Sabbath, Shinedown, Atreyu, Filter). Sebastian Bach has sold in excess of 20 million records worldwide as lead… Read more »


KNOTFEST: Reveals Line-Up for 2-Day Festival Set To Debut August 17 and 18

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Step into an apocalyptic underworld where firebreathers, nightmarish creatures on stilts, fire and percussive light, and stunning visuals set the stage for an intoxicating and unforgettably sinister concert experience. The first-ever KNOTFEST–an extraordinary two-day metal and hard rock destination festival–will feature performances from SLIPKNOT, DEFTONES, LAMB OF GOD, DETHKLOK, SERJ TANKIAN, CANNIBAL CORPSE, THE DILLINGER… Read more »


The Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Early Critical Praise For ‘Big Moon Ritual,’ Out June 5

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It’s a cosmic alignment as the CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD is ready for the BIG MOON RITUAL, out tomorrow, Tuesday, June 5, when the band performs the album’s “Rosalee” on NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”  And, coincidentally, there will be a full moon the night before. In a June 2012 Guitar Player review, Matt… Read more »


THE OFFSPRING To Premiere The Video For “Days Go By” Today, June 1

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THE OFFSPRING will premiere the video for “Days Go By”–already a top ten hit on the national rock tracks chart–Friday, June 1 at Offspring.com and Vevo.com.  Directed by Lex Halaby, who did the same honors for the band’s 2009 “Kristy, Are You Doing Okay?” clip, it seamlessly blends performance footage of the band with scenes… Read more »


Imagine ‘Oceania.’ THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Reach Out To Their Fans To Create Artwork

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IMAGINE OCEANIA. That’s what THE SMASHING PUMPKINS are asking their fans to do for the 13 songs on their new album OCEANIA, out June 19 via Martha’s Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution. Longtime fans of the visual arts–including their groundbreaking music videos and memorable album covers/packaging–THE SMASHING PUMPKINS want to inspire creativity and evoke one’s personal vision for… Read more »


10 YEARS to Release New Album ‘Minus The Machine’ July 31

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As 10 YEARS gear up for the release of their new album MINUS THE MACHINE, the group have premiered their first single “Backlash” today on Monster Energy: http://www.monsterenergy.com/us/en/bands/10-years:tracks/. On June 19, the hard-driving track will head to radio and be available on iTunes. Due out July 31, MINUS THE MACHINE marks the band’s first release… Read more »


SLASH’S ‘Apocalyptic Love’ Enters Billboard Album Chart At #4

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SLASH’s second solo studio album APOCALYPTIC LOVE has stormed onto the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at #4, marking the top rock debut this week. The disc is also #1 Independent Albums Chart and #1 Hard Music Albums Chart. In addition, APOCALYPTIC LOVE is exploding internationally as the album is also Top 5 in seven… Read more »


The Cult’s ‘Choice of Weapon’ Makes Strong Chart Debut

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The Cult’s Choice of Weapon (Cooking Vinyl) has come out of the gate strong, debuting on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart at #34.  The album made other impressive Billboard chart numbers as well – #3 on the Hard Rock chart, #15 on the Rock chart, and #7 on the Indie Albums chart.  Choice of Weapon made impressive entries on the UK charts… Read more »


Anthrax, Testament Announce Canadian Tour Dates and More

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Fans in Canada and select cities in the northern part of the U.S. will finally have a chance to see what reviewers have called “The Best Metal Tour of the Year,” when co-headliners Anthrax and Testament, joined by Death Angel, kick off a late-summer trek on September 14. Starting in Portland, OR, the bands will… Read more »


Scotty Dunbar Releases Solo EP “In A Mellow Mood”

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The debut six song solo EP release from Down Boys Recording Artist Scotty Dunbar “In A Mellow Mood” has just been released worldwide.  As of May 30th, 2012 “In A Mellow Mood”  hit the Amazon Charts in the following categories: # 1 on the “Hot New Releases In Pop Rock”, # 1 on the “Hot… Read more »


4ARM Announce First Us Tour

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4ARM is pleased to announce their first ever tour of the USA as they will be a part of The Zombie Apocalypse Tour this summer. The bands included in the tour are Casket For Cassandra, Prey For Sleep and another Australian band Deprivation, also making the journey across the Pacific Ocean. Short Fuse will also be part… Read more »