Announcing Vai Academy, 2018!

Announcing Vai Academy, 2018!

VAI ACADEMY 4.0 4 DAYS & NIGHTS OF NON-STOP GUITAR   Vai Academy is a 4 day event for players and music-lovers of all ages, levels, interests, and taste! Whether you are a master player, a beginner, or just an enthusiastic fan. Our four-day programs offer activities and workshops for you. Our environments are non-competitive and are strictly about immersing oneself in the joys of music and our lovely surroundings! Please visit http://vaiacademy.com/ for more information JANUARY 3 – 7,…

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VIRGIL & STEVE HOWE – Title Track From Collaborative Album “Nexus” Launched

VIRGIL & STEVE HOWE – Title Track From Collaborative Album “Nexus” Launched

Following the news earlier this week that STEVE HOWE would continue with plans to release his recently completed collaborative album with late son VIRGIL, he can now reveal the first piece of new music to be taken from the album. Listen to the title track from “Nexus” streaming below or here: https://youtu.be/gSQcpGmT3Uw. VIRGIL & STEVE HOWE – “Nexus” STEVE commented: “On most of the tracks on the album I stick to one featured guitar per track but on Nexus I…

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THE HAXANS RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM ‘PARTY MONSTERS’

THE HAXANS RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM ‘PARTY MONSTERS’

Los Angeles-based Goth Pop duo THE HAXANS are pleased to announce that they have unleashed their debut full-length, Party Monsters. The group, comprised of New Years Day vocalist Ash Costello and Rob Zombie bassist Matt Montgomery (better known as Piggy D), came together over three years ago and have taken their longstanding passion project from grotesque dream to a frightful reality with ‘Party Monsters’. Speaking about what fans can expect from the new record, the band states, “This…

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LESBIAN BED DEATH confirmed as the main support toThe Birthday Massacre’s 2017 UK Tour

LESBIAN BED DEATH confirmed as the main support toThe Birthday Massacre’s 2017 UK Tour

LESBIAN BED DEATH, the UK female fronted HARD ROCK / GOTHIC PUNK  band, are back from their successfully crowdfunded whirlwind tour of Spain, and are getting ready to head back on the road, this time across the UK. The band have been confirmed as the main support for The Birthday Massacre’s upcoming UK tour which starts in London on 24th October and will serve as a great opportunity to further promote their fifth studio album, EVIL NEVER DIES, to a wider audience.  …

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HOUSTON ‘Dangerous Love’ Lyric Video – Single Released

HOUSTON ‘Dangerous Love’ Lyric Video – Single Released

Swedish AOR band, HOUSTON, have released a brand new lyric video & single for the song ‘Dangerous Love’, the track is taken from their forthcoming 5th album titled ‘III’, due out on November 24th via Livewire/Cargo Records UK. Houston has been around since their self-titled debut album in 2010 and landed the number one in Classic Rock Magazine’s AOR chart that year, up against outfits such as Unruly Child, Crashdiet, H.e.a.t and Nelson. The band then went on to play the festival…

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Greta Van Fleet Bursts Onto The Rock Scene

Greta Van Fleet Bursts Onto The Rock Scene

One of the most amazing new bands out there has to be Greta Van Fleet. Like a blast from the past with a modern twist, they are simply exploding onto the forefront of the rock n’ roll scene. I’ll admit it’s hard to listen to Greta Van Fleet and not hear the heavy Led Zeppelin influence, but damn it all, it’s some of the best rock tunes you’re likely to hear. I know a lot…

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THE FRIGHT Release Video For “Bonfire Night” New Album “Canto V” Will Be Released Friday October 13th

THE FRIGHT Release Video For “Bonfire Night” New Album “Canto V” Will Be Released Friday October 13th

German Goth Rock outfit THE FRIGHT are due to release a brand new video for “Bonfire Night” today. More videos and news will follow soon. Lon Fright comments: “This is our first single from the upcoming album “Canto V”. A dark hymn that sounds like sexual intercourse between THE CULT and ALICE COOPER. If you like it dark and hard rockin’ check it out.”   Here’s the video on Steamhammer’s YouTube channel: youtu.be/iaBoilC2e_g   “Canto V” will be released Friday…

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Interview With Prostitution

Interview With Prostitution

XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements? Jason: The EP release is happening at Union Pool, October 10/15, punch and pie; We have been rehearsing and revamping older material as well, Jesse: What? Russ: Yes. XS ROCK: How long has the band been together? Russ: 7 years in total, this line up has been playing for about 3 years now. We’re a happy band….

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Desert metallers HOUSE OF BROKEN PROMISES to tour Europe this fall

Desert metallers HOUSE OF BROKEN PROMISES to tour Europe this fall

Indio, CA’s stoner metal veterans HOUSE OF BROKEN PROMISES have announced their return to the Old Continent, with a full European tour and a new EP coming this fall.Heavy/stoner rock trio from Indio, California HOPB is back with their new “Twisted” EP, which features two unreleased covers (Black Sabbath and Billy Squire) plus a bunch of outtakes and live songs for a total of 30 minutes of heavy music. The former Unida musicians reiterate their successful formula with Mike Cancino’s powerful drumming, guitarist and producer…

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Michael Crimson “THE DUNGEON” New single out now!

Michael Crimson “THE DUNGEON” New single out now!

Michael Crimson recently got signed to Gain/sony and is now releasing the second single from the upcoming album ‘Medusa’. This colourful debut is a mix of progressiv rock, pop and glam and can be compared to artists like Pink Floyd, David Bowie and Led Zeppelin.  The music from his upcoming debut album grew through compositional assignment Michael wrote when was studying music. At a music lesson, the task was to write art music based on…

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