NIGHT RANGER “24 Strings and a Drummer – Live and Acoustic” EPK

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The new EPK for NIGHT RANGER’s forthcoming release “24 Strings and a Drummer”, out October 19th in Europe and October 22nd in North America on Frontiers Records. A compelling, all acoustic performance with Night Ranger at their best, watch the video below: Night Ranger debuted in 1982 with the album “Dawn Patrol”, containing such classic tracks… Read more »


Silencer Releases New Album The Great Bear

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Colorado metallers Silencer have released their third full length effort, The Great Bear, through Vanity Music Group. The band, who throughout their career, have released a series of Ep’s, full length and compilation albums in the thrash realm have fallen back on their 70’s and 80’s influences for The Great Bear.  “We were aiming to… Read more »


DJ Starscream Joins Zombie/Manson Twins of Evil Tour

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DJ Starscream of the Grammy Award-winning Slipknot, will provide support on most of the “Twins of Evil” tour dates, co-headlining Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie.  DJ Starscream fills the slot left open by KoRn’s Jonathan “J Devil” Davis who had to bow out of the tour on doctors’ orders due to extreme exhaustion. The “Twins of Evil… Read more »


Dio Disciples Announce U.S. Tour In Support Of ‘The Very Beast Of Dio Vol. 2’

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With the impending October 9th release of ‘The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2,’ the all-star group, Dio Disciples, couldn’t have picked a better time to launch their next set of U.S. tour dates. Beginning October 20th and running until November 20th, Dio Disciples will be rocking venues nationwide. Dio Disciples is comprised of singers Tim “Ripper”… Read more »


MUSICIANS ON CALL Los Angeles Launches First Annual ‘Fall VIP Experience Auction’

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MUSICIANS ON CALL–the non-profit organization that provides live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities–has gathered 20 exclusive ‘VIP Experiences’ from some of the top names in music and entertainment including Meet And Greets With Music and Sports figures:  Alejandro Sanz, Carrie Underwood, J. Cole, Jim Brown, Juanes, Justin Bieber, Kat… Read more »


Jay Gordon To Receive “Producer’s Choice – “Rock/Blues Guitarist of the Year;”

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When Jay Gordon and Blues Venom crank up the volume during their 9 p.m. Showcase Set at tomorrow night’s Los Angeles Music Awards Voting Party, its a safe bet they’ll melt the paint off the walls of the venerable Whisky A Go-Go on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, Calif. Come witness the lightning in… Read more »


Australian Prog Legends Unitopia To Release ‘Covered Mirror’

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Unitopia is releasing a new CD of cover songs titled ‘Covered Mirror’ on October 31, 2012. The most well-known and respected progressive rock band to emerge from Down Under, Unitopia is back with a ground breaking, powerful new release! “Making a covers album is always a challenge,” confesses lead vocalist Mark Trueack, “and reproducing classic… Read more »


THE DARKNESS: Return To The U.S. For Two One-Night-Only Shows

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The multi-platinum British rock group THE DARKNESS have announced they’ll return to the U.S. for two one-night-only shows Sunday, October 21 in New York City at Terminal 5 and Wednesday, October 24 in Los Angeles at Club Nokia. Although the above dates mark the only remaining U.S. shows for 2012, on Wednesday, October 24 fans… Read more »


Metadox “Open Call for Vocalist”

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Frank Tosi, the driving force behind New York’s DesDemon, resurrects his band Metadox after the demise of DesDemon and announces an open call for a vocalist. Originally established in 2001, Metadox had rose quickly in the New York metal circles when signing with Metal Mayhem Music, to opening for respected artists Dragonforce, Kamelot, and Moonspell.  The… Read more »


The Fusion Syndicate Brings The Most Extraordinary Rock And Jazz Musicians Together For An Incredible Aural Journey

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Purple Pyramid (an imprint of Cleopatra Records) will release THE FUSION SYNDICATE, a collection of original rock-jazz fusion explorations performed by an eclectic group of the finest musicians working today. THE FUSION SYNDICATE features performances by members of the biggest names in fusion including Billy Cobham, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Yellowjackets, and Spyro Gyra plus rock/prog players… Read more »


The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2 To be Released

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In addition to fronting such legendary hard rock/heavy metal bands as Rainbow, Black Sabbath/Heaven and Hell, and Elf, singer Ronnie James Dio also was the leader of his own solo band, Dio, who were responsible for such all-time great rock anthems as “Holy Diver,” “Rainbow in the Dark,” and “The Last in Line,” among many… Read more »


Tooth & Nail To Release Debut Album From Love & Death Featuring Former Korn Guitarist Brian Head Welch

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Love & Death, the new band led by former Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch, will release its debut album “Between Here & Lost” November 20th via Tooth & Nail Records. Recorded in Nashville with producer Jasen Rauch (RED, Breaking Benjamin) and mixed by Paul Pavao & Ben Grosse (Marilyn Manson, Disturbed), and Jim Monti (Korn), the CD consists of 11 tracks, ranging from songs about personal struggle  and triumph (“Chemicals”,… Read more »