Steven Tyler Has Decided To Depart His Role As Judge On “American Idol”

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Steven Tyler has decided to depart his role as a judge on AMERICAN IDOL. Tyler served as a judge during the 10th and 11th seasons of IDOL. “After some long……hard……thoughts…I’ve decided it’s time for me to let go of my mistress ‘American Idol’ before she boils my rabbit,” said Steven Tyler.  “I strayed from my… Read more »


Slipknot Performance At First-Ever Knotfest To Be Available As A Global Pay Per View Event August 18

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SLIPKNOT has announced they’ll broadcast their final live performance of 2012 worldwide via Pay Per View, during the group’s first-ever KNOTFEST, an extraordinary two-date metal and hard rock festival. The SLIPKNOT Live at Knotfest event is in partnership with TODOCAST and Event View Live. The official broadcast site will launch today, July 11 via http://www.EventViewLive.com/…. Read more »


Chad Smith’s Bombastic Meatbats Return With First-Ever Concert

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That Chad Smith is one busy gentleman – having to balance his jammed schedule as both a member of both the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chickenfoot. And that’s not even his full roster, as evidenced by Smith’s funk/jam side project, the Bombastic Meatbats, who have just issued their first-ever live recording, ‘Live Meat and… Read more »


Styx Joined Onstage With Ted Nugent For Grand Finale Of “The Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express” Tour

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Special one-time-only surprises usually happen at the end of a long tour.  The final stop in Bangor, ME last Sunday, July 8 of “The Midwest Rock ‘n Roll Express” with STYX, REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent was no exception.   During STYX’s set, lucky fans at that final stop got what they were hoping for when… Read more »


Theory Of a Deadman Has Teamed Up With Habitat For Humanity

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THEORY OF A DEADMAN has teamed up with Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) to sell $5 bracelets at their shows to benefit the cause and contribute towards a THEORY sponsored Habitat build in the fall. With a goal of eliminating substandard housing worldwide… Read more »


Pat Travers releases BLUES ON FIRE 7/31/2012

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On July 31, Purple Pyramid (a division of Cleopatra Records) will release Pat Travers’ new record, BLUES ON FIRE, a collection of historic, classic blues songs that date back to the early 1900s. After a long and loud European tour last year, Pat came back home to the States and decided to decompress and refresh… Read more »


Slash Honored With His Own Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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Grammy-winning, iconic guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee SLASH marked a career milestone today, Tuesday, July 10, as he was honored with his own Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. SLASH’s star is located directly in front of the Hard Rock Café on Hollywood Blvd (6801 Hollywood Blvd, #105 Los Angeles, CA… Read more »


Project 86 Premiere New Song, “Sots,” On Revolvermag.com

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In anticipation for the upcoming album release of Wait For the Siren on August 21, devout rock band Project 86 has premiered a new track, “SOTS,” today, exclusively on RevolverMag.com.   Wait For the Siren is currently available for preorder in a variety of exclusive bundles now at: http://project86.zambooie.com/, and will be available in stores and… Read more »


Santana / Journey Founding Member Gregg Rolie Tours With Ringo Starr’s All Star Band

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Houston, TX – Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Gregg Rolie, best known for his vocals and keyboard work with legendary music groups Santana and Journey, is currently on tour with Ringo Starr’s All Star Band. So far the response has been no less than phenominal! Along with Gregg Rolie, you can catch Steve… Read more »


Rival Sons Album “Head Down” Ready For Worldwide Release September 17, With U.S. Release To Follow In November

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Soulful, maximum-blues-infused hard rock band RIVAL SONS are gearing up for the September 17 worldwide release of HEAD DOWN, their second album for Earache Records, with the U.S. release to follow in November (exact release TBA). With their blues bravado, raw riffing and unmatched mystique, the Long Beach, CA quartet have received critical acclaim both… Read more »


The Cult Tour Bus in Crash on Bridge in Croatia

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The members of The Cult, currently on tour in Europe, experienced a terrifying crash just before 6:00AM local time earlier this week while in their tour bus traveling from Split, Croatia to Ljubijana, Slovenia. “I was the only one awake,” said the band’s vocalist Ian Astbury, who was seated in the bus’s front lounge. “All… Read more »


Loverboy Announces New Album “Rock ‘N’ Roll Revival” via Fontiers Records in August

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For more than three decades, veteran multi-platinum Canadian rockers Loverboy have been lovin’ every minute of it…and now are proud to announce the upcoming worldwide release of ROCK ‘N’ ROLL REVIVAL via Frontiers Records. The album is set for an August 14th release in North America and August 24th in Europe and features nine newly re-recorded Loverboy… Read more »