Metallica Break Out the Hits During Vancouver Filming for 3D Concert Movie
Metallica filmed their 3D concerts for their upcoming film in Vancouver, Canada, adding a third show on Aug. 27 with a $5 ticket price and a condition. It was certainly not your average Metallica concert, as cameras and drum kits were moved between each song to accommodate the shooting of extra footage and close-ups to grab the imagery needed for the film. Despite that seeming annoyance and obstru
Papa Roach Drop Off Uproar Tour as Jacoby Shaddix Prepares to Undergo Vocal Surgery
Papa Roach have dropped off the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival after only a week into the trek. The reason for their exit is the fact that singer Jacoby Shaddix has to have vocal surgery.
Brandon Boyd Says Incubus Will Likely Take a Break and Eyes Second Solo Album
Incubus singer Brandon Boyd has revealed that the band has no immediate plan for the future as they close out the promotion cycle for 2011′s ‘If Not Now, When?’ with the Honda Civic tour featuring co-headliner Linkin Park. The future is uncertain in terms of the band’s label situation, as it completed its contract with longtime label Epic. Therefore, Boyd spoke about these aspects and about his pe
Green Day to Release Eight-CD Box Set on September 4
If you’re a Green Day fan, then the next several months are going to be good ones for you, as the band is flooding the marketplace with material. Not all of it is new, either. Ahead of the trio’s upcoming trilogy -’Green Day ¡Uno!’ (Sept. 25), ‘Green Day ¡Dos!’ (Nov. 13) and ‘Green Day ¡Tré!’ (Jan. 15)- the band is also planning a career-spanning, eight-CD box set, due Sept. 4.
Watch the Most Epic Stage Dives in Rock Music
Stage diving. It’s an art and not really a science. Actually, we take that back. It is an art and a science, since biology factors in when the adrenaline takes over. That means that listening to one’s brain often goes out the window, all in the name of ROCK! Music is a powerful motivator, and as you can see from this mash-up video of epic stage dives, compiled by our friends at Loudwire, music can
Zakk Wylde and Wife Welcome Son Sabbath Page
Guitar god Zakk Wylde is a proud papa again. Wylde and his lovely wife Barbaranne welcomed their fourth child, son Sabbath Page Wielandt Wylde, into the world last night (July 4). That’s quite the rock ‘n’ roll name, isn’t it?
Motley Crue ‘Sex’ Single Drops July 17
It’s time to have ‘Sex‘ with Motley Crue on July 17! That’s when the band’s brand new single, dubbed ‘Sex,’ will officially be made available for fans.
Green Day Issue Trailer and Album Cover for ¡Tre!
Green Day have issued the third (and seemingly final) video trailer and cover reveal for their upcoming album trilogy, ‘¡Uno!,’ ‘¡Dos!’ and ‘¡Tré!’ This one is for — you guessed i — ‘Tre!’ The clip is 30 seconds long and features the album cover at the end, which boasts the face of drummer Tre Cool with bright pink Xs over his eyes...
Blur to Debut Two New Songs Live on Twitter
Twitter — it’s not just for 140 character messages anymore. When it comes to Blur, it’s a place to perform two new songs. The Brit rockers will deliver live renditions of both ‘The Puritan’ and ‘Under the Westway’ for the first time on Monday, July 2, from a rooftop at an undisclosed London location. The performance will stream to the band’s Twitter feed. Can we get a ‘woo-hoo’?
10th Annual Layne Staley Tribute Set for August
The 10th annual tribute to the late, great Alice in Chains vocalist Layne Staley, who passed away in April 2002 at the tender age of 34 after years of addiction struggles, is set for this August in the Seattle/Tacoma area. It’s a massive celebration, as five days of events and performances have been planned to remember the singer whose definitive voice marked the grunge era of rock ‘n’ roll. Read
Slash Says He’d Make Sure Sons Were Passionate + Committed If They Wanted to Pursue Music
In a recent video chat with TIME.com, Slash spoke about a variety of topics that are familiar to his longtime legion of fans, like his top hat and his relationship (or lack thereof) with Axl Rose. He also spoke about his two sons, and how he’d react and advise them if they chose to follow him into music as a career.
Disturbed Singer David Draiman Reveals Side Project Name
A few weeks ago, details emerged about an industrially-leaning side project from Disturbed frontman David Draiman. While his main, multi-platinum band remains on hiatus, he’s keeping busy with other things. He revealed the name of the new project via a tweet and it’s called –drumroll, please- Device.