Billy Corgan of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS to Join Author Brian Solis at SXSW

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BILLY CORGAN, frontman for THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, will participate in a panel at the SXSW Interactive Conference next week. The singer, songwriter and guitarist will be joining Brian Solis, author of multiple books including “The End of Business as Usual,” Monday, March 12 (3:30 PM, Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D). The discussion—titled “No More (Music)… Read more »


Kosta Zafiriou of Pink Cream 69 has left the band

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Kosta Zafiriou, drummer and original member of PINK CREAM 69 left the band. He will be replaced by his good friend and long time drum tech Chris Schmidt, who played drums for Sunstorm, Harry Hess’ First Signal and more. Kosta: “It was a very hard decision to leave the band I co-founded back in 1987,… Read more »


Down Boys Records Recording Artist Scotty Dunbar Hits #1 on Amazon Charts

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On March 3rd, 2012 The new single from Scotty Dunbar “Tears In The City”  from upcoming solo release “In A Mellow Mood” Hit #1 in the USA on Amazon’s Hot New Release Chart in the catagory Country/Rock. The single has also charted in the Top# 30 in other notable categories! The single is available for purchase… Read more »


Slash’s Apocalyptic Love is out Tomorrow 3/6/2012

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Slash, Grammy-winning rock guitarist and songwriter’s forthcoming second studio album APOCALYPTIC LOVE and will be available everywhere tomorrow (Tuesday, March 6) and on iTunes: www.itunes.com/slash. Listen to the song at below: APOCALYPTIC LOVE features SLASH and his bandmates Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators—Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums) and Todd Kerns (bass)– and will be… Read more »


Steven Sweet of Warrant releases “A Cappella” EP

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Steven Sweet is best known for his work as drummer for the internationally acclaimed rock band Warrant. Heard here singing without band or instrumentation, “A Cappella” defines the term for which this four song EP is titled. Each track showcases Steven’s roots in Pop, Rock, Soul and R&B with refreshing arrangements of some well-known contemporary… Read more »


Screamer Magazine in Metallica Documentary

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Here is some fun that will take you back.  Our August 1991 issue of Screamer Magazine is in the documentary A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica.  The film is a two-part documentary about the process of making the Metallica album (or “The Black Album”), and the following tour. It was produced… Read more »


The Cult To Launch European Tour

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The Cult, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the last 20th century, announces its 2012 summertime tour of Europe that will include headline shows, festivals, special dates with Guns N’ Roses, and main support on an Ozzy & Friends show.  The tour is in support of The Cult’s first new album… Read more »


Beggars & Thieves New Video “We Come Undone” is Out

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It is now available the UNCENSORED version of the BEGGARS & THIEVES video “We Come Undone” taken from the album “We Are the Brokenhearted” released last december on Frontiers Records. The videoclip includes cameos from Jake E. Lee (ex Ozzy), Blas Elias (Slaughter), Ron Keel (Keel), Paul Shortino (King Kobra) and Sunset Thomas. A new… Read more »


Magnus Karlsson of Primal Fear will be temporarily absent

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Primal Fear announced that Magnus Karlsson will be temporarily absent from the forthcoming live shows due to serious family obligations. Bassist Mat Sinner said “It’s tough for us to replace Magnus on the next shows as a guitarist, but it’s even harder to replace his wonderful character. We’ve searched for the last couple of days… Read more »


Frontiers Records Signs Diamond Dawn

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Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the signing of the swedish Melodic Rock newcomers Diamond Dawn. The band was formed in early 2011 in Gothenburg and released digitally the song “Standing As One” which caused a great buzz in the underground scene in Melodic Rock. Listen to them below. The sound of the group represents… Read more »


Joe Satriani’s SATCHURATED in Theatres This Thursday – March 1st

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Joe Satriani, one of the most respected and innovative guitarist’s in the world today, announces the March 1st limited theatre release of the live-concert film, Satchurated: Live in Montreal.   Satchuratedwas filmed live during Satriani’s “The Wormhole Tour”, supporting his studio album Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards at the Metropolis in Montreal, Canada.  The December 12,… Read more »


SLASH: First Single “You’re A Lie” Is Now On the Radio

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SLASH has released “You’re A Lie” to the radio worldwide. The hard-charging song marks the first single off the iconic, Grammy-winning rock guitarist and songwriter’s forthcoming second studio album APOCALYPTIC LOVE. Listen to a 30 second preview of the song here: http://www.slashonline.com/. “You’re A Lie” is the second song I brought to the band in 2011… Read more »