Five Finger Death Punch + Killswitch Engage Top Bill for Trespass America Tour
Five Finger Death Punch and Killswitch Engage top the bill for the Trespass America summer U.S. tour. The hard-rocking lineup for the jaunt also includes Trivium, Pop Evil, Emmure, God Forbid and Battlecross, while the tour itself promises to be a “theme-park-thrill-ride for metalheads.”
System of Down and Deftones Join Forces for 2012 North American Tour
System of a Down and Deftones have announced dates for a joint North American summer tour that is sure to be one of the hottest tickets in 2012. The trek will hit East Coast and Midwest cities in August, with SOAD headlining and Deftones providing direct support.
System of Down’s Serj Tankian To Release New Solo Album ‘Harakiri’ in July
System of a Down singer Serj Tankian has announced that he will release his third solo album, ‘Harakiri,’ on July 10. The disc will be preceded by the first single ‘Figure It Out,’ which is set to surface shortly.
Linkin Park To Unleash New Album ‘Living Things’ on June 26
It’s a big day for Linkin Park fans, as the band has announced details of their upcoming album, which is titled ‘Living Things’ and hits stores on June 26.
Axl Rose Not Attending Rock Hall Ceremony and Asks for His Induction To Be Retracted
After weeks of speculation, Axl Rose has written an open letter to fans stating he will not be attending the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Saturday, April 14, in Cleveland, where his band Guns N’ Roses are set to be enshrined. Moreover, he has asked that his own induction be retracted.
Slash: Guns N’ Roses Not Performing at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
After much speculation, Slash has revealed that Guns N’ Roses will not be performing at the April 14 ceremony in which the band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Motley Crue + KISS to Team Up for 2012 U.S. Tour, Confirms Vince Neil
After weeks of rumors, Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has confirmed that the Crue will join forces with KISS for a co-headlining U.S. tour this summer. The rocker spilled the news about the trek in a new interview with the Las Vegas Sun.
Nirvana’s ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ Performed on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ by Lindsey Pavao and Lee Koch
NBC’s singing competition ‘The Voice’ took an interesting turn when two contestants performed Nirvana‘s ‘In Utero’ classic ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ in a head-to-head elimination battle on the show.
Cavo, ‘Celebrity’ – Exclusive Video Premiere
St. Louis rockers Cavo are gearing up to drop their new album, ‘Thick as Thieves,’ on April 10. In advance of its release, Loudwire is presenting the exclusive premiere of the music video for the disc’s second single, ‘Celebrity.’
Rock Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies at 64
Legendary rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away on Saturday, March 3, at the age of 64. The veteran musician founded the band Montrose with Sammy Hagar in the early ’70s. While an exact cause of death has not been announced, the guitarist did battle prostate cancer in recent years.
DragonForce Stream New Song ‘Fallen World’
UK power metal band DragonForce are offering a preview of their upcoming ‘The Power Within’ with a full stream of the new song ‘Fallen World.’
Machine Head Members Chat Up Music Class at Oklahoma High School
Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce recently gave some students a thrill when they stopped by Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Okla., on Feb. 13 and spoke to students in a music class for an hour.