CRAZY LIXX to release their new single “In the Night”

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Swedish Hard Rockers CRAZY LIXX unleash today the new single “In the Night” which kicks off the release of the bands new album “Riot Avenue” due for release on Frontiers Records on April 20th in Europe and April 24th in North America. Taking inspiration from Guns N’ Roses, early Aerosmith and Kiss they’ve created a… Read more »


The Cult Announce UK Tour

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Live Nation are thrilled to announce that three of the most incendiary bands from the Alt Rock Era are coming together to tour Arenas throughout the UK this September. The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke will be hitting the road together for the first time in celebration of the dazzling trails they’ve continually blazed… Read more »


Fallen Blue Benefit – May 9, 2012 – Baltimore, MD

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On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, the Soundstage in Baltimore, MD, will be hosting the first annual: Shockwave Magazine presents: A Fallen Blue Police Benefit. Proceeds from the show will be going to two police non-profits: Fallen Blue Organization and Safe Call Now. The concert will be headlined by Randy Jackson, lead singer of the acclaimed… Read more »


David Ellefson of Megadeth releases new book “Unsung” Words & Images

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“Unsung” Words & Images is a new book by David Ellefson of Megadeth, featuring original lyrics and never-before-published images. “Unsung” Words & Images is now available via Blurb.com in deluxe hardcover and softcover editions, as well as a downloadable version through the iBooks app for iPad and iPhone.  We had a chance to speak to David about the downloadable… Read more »


Steven Adler Announces New Band and Album

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Former Guns N Roses drummer Steven Adler is proud to announce his new band Adler.  The line-up features frontman Jacob Bunton (Lynam, Mars Electric), and Lonny Paul (Adler’s Appetite).  “I love the music that we’re creating!” states Adler.  “I haven’t been this excited about my band since the GNR days.  Jacob is exactly the singer… Read more »


ANDY GRAMMER to Perform as Part of All-Star Lineup for “We Walk The Line: A Celebration Of The Music Of Johnny Cash”

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Gold-selling pop singer, songwriter and musician ANDY GRAMMER has been invited to perform as part of an all-star lineup with some of music’s biggest names for “We Walk The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash.”  The one-time event–taking place April 20 at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater in Austin,… Read more »


11TH ANNUAL 2012 OC MUSIC AWARDS

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The 11th annual 2012 OC Music Awards was a momentous celebration of local artists spanning a two month long Showcase Series leading up to the Awards night on Saturday March 3rd, at the City national Grove of Anaheim. OC Music Awards is the only all local annual music event dedicated to furthering opportunities and success… Read more »


M. Shawn Crahan of Slipknot to Unleash ‘THE APOCALYPTIC NIGHTMARE JOURNEY’

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Step inside THE APOCALYPTIC NIGHTMARE JOURNEY… From the mind of M. SHAWN CRAHAN, the founder and visionary behind one of the biggest hard rock bands in the world, the multi-platinum, Grammy-winning Slipknot–comes THE APOCALYPTIC NIGHTMARE JOURNEY. Set for release through MTV Books in late June (starting June 19), THE APOCALYPTIC NIGHTMARE JOURNEY is a large-format… Read more »


Line-Up Announced for Rock On The Range

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The day-by-day line-up for the massive sixth annual ROCK ON THE RANGE can now be revealed.  Incubus, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch and Slash lead the Saturday bill and Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth and Anthrax close out Sunday (the full schedule for this potent lineup covering the rock spectrum is below).  This year, ROTR… Read more »


Ace Baker on the Road with Chickenfoot and StudioLive

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Total Production International’s Zoe Mutter recently caught up with veteran rockers Chickenfoot, near the end of their sold-out European tour. The result is an entertaining and detailed look at the band’s touring setup and production, including some great insight from live sound engineer Michael “Ace” Baker. Needless to say, the band – Van Halen alumni… Read more »


THE CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD To Release Debut Studio Album ‘Big Moon Ritual’ June 5

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In 2011, after more than 20 years of intense gigging and recording, CHRIS ROBINSON set off to shape something new, a fresh rock mythology, a breathing kaleidoscopic thing stuffed with chooglin’ soul, bedrock boogie and shuffling wisdom birthed in intimate clubs and amongst the tall trees of the Golden State and eventually taken nationwide as… Read more »


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 »