Author: David Castagno

Generation Kill’s Rob Dukes To Take Over Sirius’ “Liquid Metal” Thanksgiving Week

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Big news from GENERATION KILL frontman Rob Dukes for the week of November 25th – 29th! “This is Rob Dukes of GENERATION KILL and Thanksgiving Week, I’ll be invading the Sirius Satellite Radio HQ in New York City to do a take-over of Liquid Metal. I’ll be playing some of my favorite metal classics and… Read more »


Diamond Plate Premiere Music Video for “Dance With Reality” on Metal Underground.com

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Chicago power trio DIAMOND PLATE have launched their music video for “Dance With Reality” directed by Lester Cohn (MASTODON, NEIL YOUNG, CHEVELLE). This track is taken from DIAMOND PLATE‘s sophomore album, PULSE, which is out now via Earache/Century Media Records. To watch the video for “Dance With Reality,” please visit Metal Underground.com at the link… Read more »


World’s Loudest Month: 2014 Festival Dates Announced

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Welcome To Rockville, Fort Rock, Carolina Rebellion, Rock On The Range, Rocklahoma, & Rockfest World’s Loudest Month, created in partnership by AEG Live and Danny Wimmer Presents, continues to grow in 2014.  Featuring the biggest names in rock music performing in seven distinct U.S. concert atmospheres, the World’s Loudest Month is excited to announce the… Read more »


The Collection of Legendary Rock Icon Ronnie Montrose Offered at Icons & Idols: Rock n’ Roll Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills – Friday, December 6th, 2013

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Los Angeles, California…November 21, 2013…Legendary rock icon Ronnie Montrose has been called the “Father of American Hard Rock,” an innovator and an incendiary guitar genius. For the first time fans of Ronnie Montrose will have the opportunity to bid on a vast array of instruments, personal items and memorabilia from the late genius’ musical life… Read more »


The String Cheese Incident To Celebrate New Year’s Eve With Three Nights In Colorado

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Nearly 20 years ago, a band formed in the small ski towns of the Colorado Rockies. Two decades later, THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT will be kicking off their 20th anniversary celebration with a three-night New Year’s run at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, CO.  Set for December 28, 29 and 31, these shows will be… Read more »


Hinder Officially Parts Ways With Lead Vocalist Austin Winkler

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Band To Continue With New Singer To Be Announced LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2013) – Multi-platinum rock band, HINDER has announced they have officially parted ways with their lead singer, Austin Winkler. Earlier this year, Winkler left the band’s national tour due to personal reasons. Hinder continued to tour with guest lead vocalists helping out,… Read more »


Red Dragon Cartel To Release Their Self-Titled Debut Via Frontiers Records

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New Album by Band Comprised of Former Ozzy Osbourne/Badlands Guitar Legend Jake E. Lee, Bassist Ronnie Mancuso, Vocalist D.J. Smith and Drummer Jonas Fairley Set for Release on January 28th (New York, NY – November 20, 2013) – The newest band ready to take aim at the creative void in the hard rock world, Red… Read more »


‘70s Hard Rock Hit Makers The Babys Reunite, Record New Single, Plan New Album

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New York, NY—Turn on any classic rock radio station across America and you’ll invariably hear their timeless music. Best known for the smash hits “Isn’t It Time”, “Every Time I Think of You”, “Head First”, and “Back on My Feet Again”, ’70s hard rock hit makers, The Babys have reformed after a thirty-three year absence… Read more »


Hell Guitarist Kev Bower Digs Deep On Curse & Chapter Tracks

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With a little over a week left until the November, 26th  North American release of the second HELL album, Curse And Chapter, HELL guitarist, main songwriter, and keyboard player Kev Bower shares the following about the album and then digs a little deeper into each song. “Following up Human Remains was never going to be… Read more »


Funny or Die Debuts “The Animated Tales of GWAR”

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For the last two years animators Myke Chillian and Tommy Meehan have been working with the members of GWAR to create a “GWARtoon” that was appropriately disgusting and objectionable enough to most accurately represent the most dangerous band in rock and roll history.  After all this long and hard work, today Funny or Die finally premieres “The… Read more »


LITA FORD The Bitch is Back…Live

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The Bitch is Back…Live is a brand new live album from the queen of Hard Rock and Metal LITA FORD.  Hot on the heels of her TRUE comeback album “Living Like a Runaway”, LITA took to the stage at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California in early October of 2012 to showcase the new material as well as LITA FORD classics. Originally set for release October… Read more »


Hartke Brings Together Music’s Finest For

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Hartke, one of the leading bass amplification manufacturers in the world, left a mark on Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre on Saturday, November 9th at Bass Player Live. The company brought together some of music’s finest players for an all-star tribute to bass legend Geezer Butler. The all-star lineup partnered vocalists Corey Taylor (Slipknot / Stone… Read more »


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