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 »


Def Leppard’s Phil Collen – Guitar Charity Auction Coming to an End

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Last week, PHIL COLLEN, lead guitarist for the iconic rock band DEF LEPPARD, announced plans for a charitable auction of “Wings”, a custom Jackson PC1 guitar that Collen has played throughout this summer’s Rock of Ages tour.  The auction began exclusively through eBay on September 5th and with little more than 24 more hours left until it ends in… Read more »


Cleopatra To Release Mega-Watt Tribute Album To The Who

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On October 2, Cleopatra Records will release WHO ARE YOU: AN ALL STAR TRIBUTE TO THE WHO. As The Who approaches a nearly 50-year career, artists in genres from classic to progressive rock, and from punk to country, collaborate on a stunning celebration of the band’s remarkable catalogue. The Who have sold over 100 million… Read more »


New Features Announced For The NAMM Show, 2013

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With the 2013 NAMM Show opening in less than five months, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is announcing new features that will make the show an even better place to connect with the music product, instrument, pro-light and audio world. The NAMM Show will run January 24-27, 2013 in Anaheim, CA. In an… Read more »


The Darkness Reveals First Interactive Music App Now On iTunes And Google Play

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In celebration of the release of their critically acclaimed third studio album HOT CAKES (Wind-up), multi-platinum British rock group THE DARKNESS has partnered with Aurasma–the world’s leading augmented reality platform–to unveil the band’s first-ever interactive music app. THE DARKNESS APP, available via The App Store and Google Play, uses Aurasma’s one-of-a-kind image recognition technology to… Read more »


TEN come back with their 10th studio album “Heresy And Creed”

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Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of TEN’s anticipated new studio album entitled “Heresy And Creed” on October 19th in Europe and October 22nd in North America. Following the band’s successful come back in 2011 with “Stormwarning” TEN are now back with another slice of Melodic Hard Rock of Epic proportions. For TEN’s tenth studio album singer and songwriter Gary Hughes has worked… Read more »


RadioContraband Rock Radio Convention

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RadioContraband’s first annual Rock Radio Convention will take place September 26th – 28th in Las Vegas at The Mandalay Bay. The convention will be the kick off to the 2012 Rock Vegas Festival featuring Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Buckcherry and more. The convention will feature artist showcases by Hoobastank, Serj Tankian, Danko Jones, Hyro Da Hero, and Candlelight Red, along with… Read more »


Youngblood to release debut album “No Retreat” in October on Eönian Records

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Indianapolis natives Youngblood finally set to release their amazing debut album “NO RETREAT” this October, through Eönian Records. Featuring guitarist and producer Jeff Diehl, who has worked with such legends and luminaries as Gene Simmons, Sweet FA, Ma Kelly, Night Ranger, Kramus, Eddie Kramer and many more.  Youngblood also toured extensively as Epic Records recording artist Henry Lee Summers’ backing… Read more »


Dokken Premiere’s New Video Broken Bones EPK

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Dokken has released a promotional EPK video for the band’s upcoming release “Broken Bones.” The new release from Dokken, “Broken Bones”  will be out on Frontiers Records available in both CD and Deluxe CD/DVD edition including a “Making of the Album”. Due out in Europe on September 21st and North America on September 25th. Pre-order the album from Amazon today!… Read more »


As I Lay Dying Premiere First Single “A Greater Foundation”

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As the Grammy-nominated rock group AS I LAY DYING prepare to release AWAKENED September 25 on Metal Blade, the group has premiered their first single and video “A Greater Foundation” today (September 11) via RCRD LBL and PUREVOLUME. Meanwhile, AS I LAY DYING are set to headline a special album release show that’s also in… Read more »