Author: David Castagno

THE 69 EYES Announce First U.S. Tour In A Decade

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The last time that goth rock legends THE 69 EYES toured the United States, was in 2009. As the band has been busy conducting business as usual, releasing albums and touring elsewhere, the US has been waiting a very long for the return of the Helsinki Vampires.   After recently teaming up with DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara’s… Read more »


Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators: Announce Summer U.S. Headlining Tour – New Single

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As Slash ft. Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators—Slash (guitars), Myles Kennedy (lead vocals), Todd Kerns (bass), Brent Fitz (drums) and Frank Sidoris (rhythm guitar) are currently on their worldwide tour through Asia, New Zealand, Australia, Europe and the U.K., the group has announced they’ll kick off a headlining U.S. tour this summer. The U.S. trek will… Read more »


Evanescence Announce Spring U.S. Tour Dates

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Transcendent, two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band, Evanescence, have announced a new batch of spring headline tour dates. The trek serves as a follow up to the group’s massive 2017 and 2018 “Synthesis Live” tours that featured a powerful live orchestra and received rave reviews nationwide. The upcoming run marks Evanescence’s return to their signature rock… Read more »


FATES WARNING – North American Tour with Queensryche and Additional Dates

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Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING have recently announced a next and much overdue tour of North America alongside Queensryche in March-April and have now also added a string of complimentary headline dates to the run. Here is a full list of the upcoming dates:   FATES WARNING – Live 2019: Sa March 2nd – Orlando,… Read more »


Sum 41’s “Underclass Hero” Out On Vinyl For First Time Ever on March 15

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SRCvinyl is excited to announce Sum 41’s “Underclass Hero” on vinyl for the first time ever! “Underclass Hero” will be given the full SRCHIFI treatment with a limited edition, audiophile-level pressing and premium packaging. The album was mastered for vinyl by Kevin Gray (Coherent Audio) and includes a D Side Etching. The album will be… Read more »


Foo Fighters “Live Super Saturday Night” Concert w/ Run the Jewels Saturday, Feb. 2 at 11:00 pm ET

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Foo Fighters will headline this year’s DIRECTV Super Saturday Night–one of the most sought-after invitations during the Big Game weekend—on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at a new high-end entertainment complex at Atlantic Station in Atlanta, GA. The sold-out event will also feature a special guest performance by hip-hop duo Run the Jewels, plus interactive fan experiences and more. Watch and share the trailer for “Live Super Saturday Night: Foo Fighters”.  Both performances–Foo Fighters and… Read more »


💀 Black Label Society – 20 Years of Sonic Brewtality Tour + New Sonic Brew Release 💀

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Entertainment One (eOne) has licensed the complete back catalog of Black Label Society (BLS), the hard rock group led by American guitar icon Zakk Wylde. In addition to the band’s last three albums which were released on eOne, the Company has licensed the following titles: Sonic Brew, Stronger Than Death, 1919 Eternal, The Blessed Hellride, Hangover… Read more »


Kansas – ‘Point of Know Return’ Anniversary Tour Resumes March 1st – Returning to Studio in August

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KANSAS is excited to announce keyboardist Tom Brislin as the newest member of the band.  Brislin replaces departing keyboardist David Manion.   An internationally acclaimed musician, Brislin has performed and toured with a variety of artists, including Yes (appearing on Symphonic Live), Meat Loaf, Debbie Harry of Blondie, Camel, Renaissance, Dennis DeYoung formerly of Styx,… Read more »


New Episode of Speakeasy to Feature Lynyrd Skynyrd Members Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant and Rickey Medlocke

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Southern rock icons Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, and Rickey Medlocke of Lynyrd Skynyrd are the latest legendary artists to appear on the fourth season of the critically acclaimed conversation series Speakeasy. The trio open up like no past interview they’ve done, including the story behind their return after a decade-long hiatus to writer Rob… Read more »


Steve Vai Releases First Music Theory Book AND Piano Reductions Vol. 2

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Los Angeles, CA – Steve Vai has released two new titles. First, his first music theory book via publisher Hal Leonard. Titled Vaideology: Basic Music Theory for Guitar Players, the gargantuan effort was designed to help both beginners and veteran guitar players.  Vai takes a deep dive into the basics of music theory to help… Read more »


Watch: Heaven’s Cry Share Video For “Jacob’s Ladder” (Rush Cover)

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Watch Canadian progressive metal luminaries HEAVEN’S CRY perform their stunning rendition of the Rush hit, “Jacob’s Ladder” in their brand new music video recorded live from Petit Campus in Montreal.  HEAVEN’S CRY – “Jacob’s Ladder”  The video was filmed by Benoit Nantel, directed & edited by Sylvain Auclair and mixed by Pierre st-Jean & Michel… Read more »


Watch: CHILDREN OF BODOM Discuss The Musical Direction For Hexed

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Finland’s melodic death superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM will release their tenth album, Hexed, on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band chats about the musical direction of Hexed. Watch the third trailer here:  COB frontman guitarist and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments “This time around, we had Daniel on guitar for the first time. It… Read more »