Imagine ‘Oceania.’ THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Reach Out To Their Fans To Create Artwork

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IMAGINE OCEANIA. That’s what THE SMASHING PUMPKINS are asking their fans to do for the 13 songs on their new album OCEANIA, out June 19 via Martha’s Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution. Longtime fans of the visual arts–including their groundbreaking music videos and memorable album covers/packaging–THE SMASHING PUMPKINS want to inspire creativity and evoke one’s personal vision for… Read more »


10 YEARS to Release New Album ‘Minus The Machine’ July 31

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As 10 YEARS gear up for the release of their new album MINUS THE MACHINE, the group have premiered their first single “Backlash” today on Monster Energy: http://www.monsterenergy.com/us/en/bands/10-years:tracks/. On June 19, the hard-driving track will head to radio and be available on iTunes. Due out July 31, MINUS THE MACHINE marks the band’s first release… Read more »


SLASH’S ‘Apocalyptic Love’ Enters Billboard Album Chart At #4

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SLASH’s second solo studio album APOCALYPTIC LOVE has stormed onto the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at #4, marking the top rock debut this week. The disc is also #1 Independent Albums Chart and #1 Hard Music Albums Chart. In addition, APOCALYPTIC LOVE is exploding internationally as the album is also Top 5 in seven… Read more »


The Cult’s ‘Choice of Weapon’ Makes Strong Chart Debut

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The Cult’s Choice of Weapon (Cooking Vinyl) has come out of the gate strong, debuting on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart at #34.  The album made other impressive Billboard chart numbers as well – #3 on the Hard Rock chart, #15 on the Rock chart, and #7 on the Indie Albums chart.  Choice of Weapon made impressive entries on the UK charts… Read more »


Anthrax, Testament Announce Canadian Tour Dates and More

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Fans in Canada and select cities in the northern part of the U.S. will finally have a chance to see what reviewers have called “The Best Metal Tour of the Year,” when co-headliners Anthrax and Testament, joined by Death Angel, kick off a late-summer trek on September 14. Starting in Portland, OR, the bands will… Read more »


Scotty Dunbar Releases Solo EP “In A Mellow Mood”

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The debut six song solo EP release from Down Boys Recording Artist Scotty Dunbar “In A Mellow Mood” has just been released worldwide.  As of May 30th, 2012 “In A Mellow Mood”  hit the Amazon Charts in the following categories: # 1 on the “Hot New Releases In Pop Rock”, # 1 on the “Hot… Read more »


4ARM Announce First Us Tour

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4ARM is pleased to announce their first ever tour of the USA as they will be a part of The Zombie Apocalypse Tour this summer. The bands included in the tour are Casket For Cassandra, Prey For Sleep and another Australian band Deprivation, also making the journey across the Pacific Ocean. Short Fuse will also be part… Read more »


X Japan’s YOSHIKI Unveils His Madame Tussaud’s Wax Figure

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Yoshiki, leader of legendary visual rock band X Japan, attended the unveiling ceremony of his wax figure in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong earlier this week. Astonished by the striking resemblance and lifelikeness of his wax figure which is being shown in Hong Kong for a limited time only, Yoshiki couldn’t help asking himself, “Am I… Read more »


Nova Rex: Ain’t Easy Being Cheesy in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum Library & Archives

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Rock & roll is not pretty. That’s why it sometimes wears make-up. The real-life exploits of glam band NOVA REX come back to life in this hilarious 2011 documentary DVD that recalls the heavy-metal group riffing through the late 1980s hair-band era before crashing into a wall of early ’90s grunge. Turn it up loud… Read more »


Charm City Devils Confirms Shows With Taproot And Theory Of A Deadman

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As CHARM CITY DEVILS continue to travel around the U.S. on their “Sinners Ball Tour” in support of their SINS album (out now via Fat Lady Music), additional shows are now being added, supporting Taproot (starting May 30) and Theory Of A Deadman (starting July 20), that will keep them on the road into the… Read more »


Slash LiveStream Concert Airs Tonight At 10:30pm EDT

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SLASH: Along with his bandmates Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators–Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums) and Todd Kerns (bass)–will perform a sold-out show tonight, Tuesday, May 22. The show will be broadcast tonight LIVE via Livestream at 10:30 pm EDT worldwide here: http://new.livestream.com/slash/livefromNYC. Today (May 22) marks the release of SLASH’s second solo studio album… Read more »


Fall From Grace To Embark On Summer Tour With Saving Abel

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Seattle rock band Fall From Grace is gearing up to hit the road with Saving Abel for a Summer tour kicking off May 31st at The Black Sheep in Colorado Springs, CO. The tour will hit select cities across the US through July 20th. Fall From Grace was born in the musical bed of Seattle,… Read more »