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New Dokken Box Set Being Released New Dokken Box Set Being Released

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BMG TO ISSUE DOKKEN LP & CD BOX SETS, INCLUDING THEIR 4 CLASSIC ALBUMS The 4 albums that made Dokken one of the ‘80s…

DISMEMBER Make All Their Studio Albums Available On Streaming Services Again! DISMEMBER Make All Their Studio Albums Available On Streaming Services Again!

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Swedish death metal pioneers DISMEMBER are proud to announce that as of today their entire full-length discography, comprising eight studio albums, is finally available on streaming services…

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Hydrogyn’s Official site has released the following statement regarding the band: 2003 was a special year. It was in September of that year that…

Happy Birthday To Ratt Vocalist Stephen Pearcy Who Turns 64 Today! Happy Birthday To Ratt Vocalist Stephen Pearcy Who Turns 64 Today!

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RATT‘S STEPHEN PEARCY to release his anticipated sixth solo record (yet untitled) summer of 2023, following “Legacy”. Pearcy and Erik Ferentinos (longtime lead guitarist…

GOMORRA (feat. guitarist of Destruction) Share Brand New Single "Rule of Fear"! GOMORRA (feat. guitarist of Destruction) Share Brand New Single "Rule of Fear"!

Hard Rock & Metal

Swiss thrash metallers Gomorra will issue their sophomore full-length album, Dealer of Souls, on December 9, 2022 via Noble Demon. The album is available for pre-order HEREWith their blend…

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Kix has updated everyone on Jimmy’s status with the following statement: KIX drummer Jimmy Chalfant is awake, alert, resting comfortably and in good spirits…

Kix Drummer Possibly Suffers Heart Attack During Performance, Leaves Unconcious With Paramedics Kix Drummer Possibly Suffers Heart Attack During Performance, Leaves Unconcious With Paramedics

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Kix was scheduled for two nights for back-to-back shows in Leesburg Virginia. Fans report that after Jimmy’s drum solo, he instantly fell unconscious. Chalfant…

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Motley Crue’s Vince Neil tweeted the first known band photo of Motley Crue with John 5, who is replacing Mick Mars as the band’s…

FASTER PUSSYCAT releases new double-A single 'Like A Ghost' and 'Pirate Love' FASTER PUSSYCAT releases new double-A single 'Like A Ghost' and 'Pirate Love'

Hard Rock & Metal

FASTER PUSSYCAT releases new double-A single ‘Like A Ghost’ and ‘Pirate Love’ on 28th November, out on Golden Robot Records. Iconic rockers Faster Pussycat have announced the upcoming release of double…

BIOHAZARD REUNITES WITH ORIGINAL LINEUP BIOHAZARD REUNITES WITH ORIGINAL LINEUP

Hard Rock & Metal

Biohazard is back.  Celebrating their 35th anniversary as a band, Brooklyn, NY hardcore metal legends Biohazard have returned, reuniting their original lineup of guitarist/vocalist…

Alternative / Punk

Ministry has one more surprise planned for fans this year, announcing the act’s first-ever livestream to be hosted on streaming platform HITKOR. Featuring the full band…

Legendary Rockers Foreigner Announces Farewell Tour Legendary Rockers Foreigner Announces Farewell Tour

80s Rock & Pop

Foreigner hits the tour circuit to bid farewell to a long-running career. The opening band for the tour will be none other than Loverboy….

Miljenko Matijević (aka STEELHEART) is a world-class vocalist who has performed as lead singer for the DOORS and as the voice for the ‘fictional’ rock band STEEL DRAGON from the film ROCK STAR (starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston). With 30 years of hit songs and world-traversing tours under his belt, Matijević is releasing the single “We All Die Young” (the song Wahlberg lip-synced in the film) on September 27 as part of a STEELHEART 30th Anniversary album to close out 2022. Miljenko Matijević (aka STEELHEART) is a world-class vocalist who has performed as lead singer for the DOORS and as the voice for the ‘fictional’ rock band STEEL DRAGON from the film ROCK STAR (starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston). With 30 years of hit songs and world-traversing tours under his belt, Matijević is releasing the single “We All Die Young” (the song Wahlberg lip-synced in the film) on September 27 as part of a STEELHEART 30th Anniversary album to close out 2022.

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Miljenko Matijević (STEELHEART) is a world-class vocalist who has performed as lead singer for the DOORS and as the voice for the ‘fictional’ rock…

Motley Crue's Vince Neil and Ratt's Stephen Pearcy To Perform Live Shows Together Motley Crue's Vince Neil and Ratt's Stephen Pearcy To Perform Live Shows Together

Hard Rock & Metal

Bring on the Aqua Net….your 80’s dream team has come true!! Vince Neil and Stephen Pearcy are bringing the 1980’s Sunset Strip Experience to…

TOY CANNON Releases Video for New Single "Fallin’ In Love Again" TOY CANNON Releases Video for New Single "Fallin’ In Love Again"

Hard Rock & Metal

In the early ‘90s, local rockers TOY CANNON were on the verge of signing a major label record deal. At the time, their unsigned…

Really Bad Metal Album Covers Of The 80s Really Bad Metal Album Covers Of The 80s

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  Battle Axe – Burn This Town Burn this town? More like burn this album cover! Although, apparently this was only supposed to be…

Thrash Metal icons ONSLAUGHT unleash "Godhead" music video! Thrash Metal icons ONSLAUGHT unleash "Godhead" music video!

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hrash Metal icons ONSLAUGHT  unleash “Godhead” music video! 40th anniversary with a series of Vinyl re-prints & special “Anniversary Edition” of “Sounds Of Violence” album…

Metal Church "The Best of Mike Howe" (2016-2021) Metal Church "The Best of Mike Howe" (2016-2021)

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You can now pre-order the LTD Print Metal Church “The Best of Mike Howe” (2016-2021) vinyl record picture disc bundle, includes memorial guitar pick,…

DEATH METAL LEGENDS OBITUARY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM 'DYING OF EVERYTHING' DEATH METAL LEGENDS OBITUARY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM 'DYING OF EVERYTHING'

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“Propelled by the inhuman vocals of John Tardy, the obscenely brutal guitar tone of Trevor Peres and rhythmic brilliance of drummer Donald Tardy, Obituary redefined heaviness throughout the 1990s. From…

MICHAEL MONROE TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘I LIVE TOO FAST TO DIE YOUNG’ MICHAEL MONROE TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘I LIVE TOO FAST TO DIE YOUNG’

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Michael Monroe releases his video for the majestically dark single, “Derelict Palace”, taken from the album, ‘I Live Too Fast To Die Young’, out now via Silver…

Insomnium reveals new concept album, 'Anno 1696'; launches video for the first single, "Lilian" Insomnium reveals new concept album, 'Anno 1696'; launches video for the first single, "Lilian"

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On February 24th, Finnish metal melancholists Insomnium will release their ninth full-length, Anno 1696, via Century Media Records. Anno 1696 is a gateway into another world. This time around, Insomnium tells…

White Lion's "Fight To Survive" Gets A Limited Edition CD Release With Bonus Tracks White Lion's "Fight To Survive" Gets A Limited Edition CD Release With Bonus Tracks

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Deadline Music has announced the following White Lion CD Release: You can order yours through Bandcamp at: https://whitelion.bandcamp.com/album/fight-to-survive?from=fanpub_fb Track Listing: 1. Broken Heart (2022…

Gary Moore Gets ‘A Different Beat ’  released on vinyl for the first time as a Deluxe Edition  Gary Moore Gets ‘A Different Beat ’  released on vinyl for the first time as a Deluxe Edition 

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Gary MooreOfficial deluxe vinyl album re-issue‘A Different Beat ’ released on vinyl for the first time on December 2nd 2022& Deluxe CDhttps://gary-moore.lnk.to/adifferentbeatPR On 2nd December 2022 BMG…

WATCH NEW URIAH HEEP VIDEO FOR “SAVE ME TONIGHT” WATCH NEW URIAH HEEP VIDEO FOR “SAVE ME TONIGHT”

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British hard rock legends and progenators Uriah Heep announce the release of their 25th studio album, Chaos & Colour, set for release January 27th,…

Original Nazareth Vocalist Dan McCafferty Dead at 76 Original Nazareth Vocalist Dan McCafferty Dead at 76

Hard Rock & Metal

Pete Agnew, The only remaining original member of Nazareth announced McCafferty’s death in a post: Dan died at 12:40 today. “This is the saddest announcement…

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Hard Rock & Metal

The popular lineup of Tony Harnell with TNT has reunited again and has issued the following statement: TNT are back! More than 40 years…

Faint On Call Unveil Their Debut Single “Pearl” Faint On Call Unveil Their Debut Single “Pearl”

Alternative / Punk

Faint On Call, the new project featuring former members of Counting Crows, Laundry, Onesidezero etc, have released their new single “Pearl” on streaming platforms…

Hard Rock & Metal

Judas Priest performed a hit-heavy set with K.K. Downing, Glenn Tipton, and former drummer Les Binks joining them for their performance at the Rock…

GUNS N' ROSES TO RELEASE "USE YOUR ILLUSION I & II" SUPER DELUXE 7CD + BLU-RAY BOX SET GUNS N' ROSES TO RELEASE "USE YOUR ILLUSION I & II" SUPER DELUXE 7CD + BLU-RAY BOX SET

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Use Your Illusion Super Deluxe 7CD + Blu-Ray box showcasing both album covers in an anamorphic illusion. With a total of 97 total tracks –…

Legendary Death Metal Icons MORBID ANGEL Announce 40th Anniversary US Headlining Tour Legendary Death Metal Icons MORBID ANGEL Announce 40th Anniversary US Headlining Tour

Hard Rock & Metal

Legendary death metal icons MORBID ANGEL will celebrate their 40th anniversary this Spring with a month-long US headlining tour! The United States Tour Of Terror 2023…

A Nelson Family Christmas Out Now A Nelson Family Christmas Out Now

Hard Rock & Metal

Gunnar and Matthew Nelson deliver a wonderful musical gift on October 14, 2022 with A Nelson Family Christmas. This all-new holiday collection holds over a dozen joyfully performed…

Watch 19 Year Old New Rock Sensation Cassidy Paris In New Video For "Danger" Watch 19 Year Old New Rock Sensation Cassidy Paris In New Video For "Danger"

Hard Rock & Metal

At just 19yo, Cassidy is delivering her rockiest single yet. Cassidy’s new single ‘Danger’ is a 80s infused rock track with a modern twist. The new single…

NEW METAL SUPERGROUP, “ELEGANT WEAPONS,” FEATURES MEMBERS OF JUDAS PRIEST, RAINBOW, AND PANTERA NEW METAL SUPERGROUP, “ELEGANT WEAPONS,” FEATURES MEMBERS OF JUDAS PRIEST, RAINBOW, AND PANTERA

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Judging from its band members’ resumes, the newly-launched Elegant Weapons will rock ferociously – which includes singer Ronnie Romero (Rainbow, MSG), guitarist Richie Faulkner…

Listen To Banging Demo Version Of "Not For The Innocent" From KISS' Creatures Of The Night 40th Anniversary Set Listen To Banging Demo Version Of "Not For The Innocent" From KISS' Creatures Of The Night 40th Anniversary Set

Hard Rock & Metal

The new “Creatures Of The Night 40th Anniversary” Super Deluxe set has 103 total tracks with 75 of those tracks having never been released…

"Rock Bottom Revolution." "Rock Bottom Revolution."

Hard Rock & Metal

Today, the one & only Lee Aaron releases the official video for “Rock Bottom Revolution.” The song is the first single from the upcoming studio album Elevate, which will be released on…

Former Guns N' Roses Drummer Reunites with Slash and Duff For New Kings Of Chaos Song And Video Former Guns N' Roses Drummer Reunites with Slash and Duff For New Kings Of Chaos Song And Video

Hard Rock & Metal

The song is a scorching rocker performed & co-written by Sorum, Slash, Dave Kushner & Duff McKagan features the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on…

Watch The Butcher Babies Take Over A Strip Club In New Video For "Best Friend" Watch The Butcher Babies Take Over A Strip Club In New Video For "Best Friend"

Hard Rock & Metal

Leading femme fatales CARLA HARVEY and HEIDI SHEPHERD of the Los Angeles-based heavy metal group BUTCHER BABIES celebrate their decade-plus friendship by putting their own heavy metal spin on the…

Listen To "Tonight Is The Night" By The Word66 Listen To "Tonight Is The Night" By The Word66

Hard Rock & Metal

Christian hard rockers The Word66 have just released a new single for their song “Tonight Is The Night” and if you haven’t heard them…

PAUL SABU ANNOUNCES NEW SABU ALBUM, WATCH THE VIDEO FOR 'KANDI' PAUL SABU ANNOUNCES NEW SABU ALBUM, WATCH THE VIDEO FOR 'KANDI'

Hard Rock & Metal

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the signing of Sabu to the label and the subsequent release of a new album, “Banshee” on…

VOIVOD LAUNCHES FIRST SINGLE AND VIDEO FOR “PLANET EATERS” OFF NEW ALBUM SYNCHRO ANARCHY VOIVOD LAUNCHES FIRST SINGLE AND VIDEO FOR “PLANET EATERS” OFF NEW ALBUM SYNCHRO ANARCHY

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Today, Canadian sci-fi metal innovators Voivod are proud to present a new video for their song “Quest For Nothing” (off their latest album Synchro Anarchy), which can…

NIGHTWISH Release Stunning Video For 'Noise' NIGHTWISH Release Stunning Video For 'Noise'

Hard Rock & Metal

Singer Floor Jansen has announced that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. She addresses the issue in the post below:

ACCEPT Release Single For Too Mean To Die ACCEPT Release Single For Too Mean To Die

Hard Rock & Metal

Recently on their North American Tour, Accept had a difficult decision to make when singer Mark Tornillo fell ill and was advised by his…

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Variety Magazine has been given an exclusive with the announcement of Mick Mars’ retirement from Motley Crue as a touring member. After 41 years…

Watch Iron Allies Featuring Former Accept Members Performing 'Destroyers Of The Night' In New Video Watch Iron Allies Featuring Former Accept Members Performing 'Destroyers Of The Night' In New Video

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To celebrate the release of their upcoming, hotly-anticipated debut album in glorious style, today, IRON ALLIES, the brand new band featuring former ACCEPT members Herman Frank and David…

WHITECELL Reveals Horror Video Comic, "Deal with the Devil"! WHITECELL Reveals Horror Video Comic, "Deal with the Devil"!

Hard Rock & Metal

WHITECELL—GRAMMY® nominated songwriter, recording engineer and touring guitarist for multi-Gold and Platinum selling band IN THIS MOMENT RANDY WEITZEL–has revealed the masterful horror video comic for his…

INDUSTRIAL METAL INNOVATORS DOPE ANNOUNCE SEVENTH STUDIO ALBUM BLOOD MONEY PART ZER0 INDUSTRIAL METAL INNOVATORS DOPE ANNOUNCE SEVENTH STUDIO ALBUM BLOOD MONEY PART ZER0

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Song Comes From Dope’s Seventh Studio Album  Blood Money Part Zer0 Scheduled For Release  On February 24, 2023 Album Will Be Available Digitally For FREE …

Listen To Japanese Metal Band Risingfall's New Song "Masters Of Metal" Listen To Japanese Metal Band Risingfall's New Song "Masters Of Metal"

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Today, Japanese heavy metallers Risingfall premiere the new track “Master of the Metal”. The track is the third to be revealed from the band’s…

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IMMORTAL have completed work on their upcoming new studio album. Their new record, War Against All, will be released via Nuclear Blast Records. This is the band’s 10th…

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2 Must-Have Jimi Hendrix Releases

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Jimi Hendrix — Burning Desire On these studio recordings with bassist Billy Cox and drummer Buddy Miles in the wake of the dissolution of the…

Tom Petty Estate Pursues Legal Action Against Kari Lake's Use Of "I Won't Back Down" in Campaign Tom Petty Estate Pursues Legal Action Against Kari Lake's Use Of "I Won't Back Down" in Campaign

80s Rock & Pop

Tom Petty Estate Pursues Legal Action Against Kari Lake’s Use Of “I Won’t Back Down” in Campaign

JOURNEY ANNOUNCES NEW LIVE RELEASE 'LIVE IN CONCERT AT LOLLAPALOOZA' JOURNEY ANNOUNCES NEW LIVE RELEASE 'LIVE IN CONCERT AT LOLLAPALOOZA'

Rock

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Journey‘s incredible Lollapalooza performance from Chicago, IL, which took place on July 31, 2021, ‘Live…

arly Rock Legend Jerry Lee Lewis Dies arly Rock Legend Jerry Lee Lewis Dies

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Jerry Lee Lewis has died at the age of 87 from natural causes. Lewis was one of the pioneers of rock n’ roll and…

ORIANTHI ANNOUNCES NEW STUDIO ALBUM "ROCK CANDY" ORIANTHI ANNOUNCES NEW STUDIO ALBUM "ROCK CANDY"

Hard Rock & Metal

Platinum-selling recording artist and world-class guitarist Orianthi has released another smokin’ single from her upcoming new album, ‘Rock Candy’! Please enjoy the brand new track “Fire Together”. Rock Candy’ Tracklisting:1….

KANSAS celebrate their 50th anniversary with release of ‘Another Fork In The Road – 50 Years Of Kansas’ KANSAS celebrate their 50th anniversary with release of ‘Another Fork In The Road – 50 Years Of Kansas’

80s Rock & Pop

KANSAS, America’s legendary progressive rock band, will celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2023. To commemorate this landmark occasion, current label InsideOutMusic are pleased to announce Another…

Steve Hackett announces ‘Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More’ Steve Hackett announces ‘Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More’

Rock

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett is pleased to announce ‘Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More’, the visual document of his 2022 UK tour celebrating the…

Listen To New Song By Journey, "Don't Give Up On Us" Listen To New Song By Journey, "Don't Give Up On Us"

Rock

Rock supergroup Journey has shared the following: While we wait in anticipation of our upcoming album ‘Freedom’ out July 8th, here is our newest…

Pink Floyd Release New Song And Video To Aid Ukraine Pink Floyd Release New Song And Video To Aid Ukraine

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Pink Floyd’s new single, Hey Hey Rise Up – feat Andriy Khlyvnyuk of Ukrainian band Boombox – is out now worldwide. Download / stream…

THE ROLLING STONES TO RELEASE 1977 ALBUM "LIVE FROM THE EL MOCAMBO" THE ROLLING STONES TO RELEASE 1977 ALBUM "LIVE FROM THE EL MOCAMBO"

Rock

THE ROLLING STONES LIVE FROM THE EL MOCAMBO A BRAND NEW ALBUM FEATURING THE LEGENDARY 1977 SHOWS Available officially for the first time and…

Former Kansas Vocalist To Release Solo Album Former Kansas Vocalist To Release Solo Album

80s Rock & Pop

John Elefante sang the lead vocals and performed keyboards on two Kansas albums. He was also a major songwriting contributor (along with lead guitarist/keyboardist/songwriter…

HEART'S ANN WILSON Releasing New 'Fierce Bliss' Solo Album HEART'S ANN WILSON Releasing New 'Fierce Bliss' Solo Album

Rock

Single and music video for GREED out now!https://youtu.be/tO_xfH-zY1E “‘Greed’ is that thing in our animal nature that makes us want MORE, Whether it be…

Rock

According to a statement sent by Nesmith’s family to Rolling Stone magazine (Which you can read here), He died “peacefully and of natural causes,”…

Listen To Sammy Hagar's Son, Andrew Hagar's First Song From Upcoming Debut Album Listen To Sammy Hagar's Son, Andrew Hagar's First Song From Upcoming Debut Album

Rock

Rocker ANDREW HAGAR makes a strong statement with the hard-charging song “Red Light Appetite” and its video, a cinematic + blood-thirsty vampire Western video…

80s Rock & Pop

Pop Superstar Cher Isn't Turning Back Time With New Boyfriend Who's 40 Years Younger Than Her

80s Rock & Pop

pop superstar Cher, who’s 76 years old has let the world know that she has a new boyfriend. A boyfriend named Alexander Edwards who…

Enjoy This Turkey From The 1980s! Enjoy This Turkey From The 1980s!

80s Rock & Pop

MTV blasted out music videos 24/7 during the 80s. Not all of them were great or even marginally good. But some were just plain…

80s Rock & Pop

80s rock superstar Rick Springfield has announced the following special box set to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of his hit album “Working Class Dog”…

80s Rock & Pop

RELEASES LIMITED-EDITION GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS T-SHIRT WITH NET PROCEEDS GOING TOWARDS THE FUND Cyndi Lauper has announced her ‘Girls Just…

Watch Pat Benatar And The Eurythmics Performing At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Watch Pat Benatar And The Eurythmics Performing At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

80s Rock & Pop

Unless you were at the concert, these fan-filmed clips are the only way to see these performances until the Rock & Roll Hall Of…

80s Rock & Pop

Duran Duran was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame last night, but the night turned somber when Andy Taylor, who was…

Tonight 80s Superstars Pat Benatar, Duran Duran, Eurythmics, And Lionel Richie Become Members Of The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Tonight 80s Superstars Pat Benatar, Duran Duran, Eurythmics, And Lionel Richie Become Members Of The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

80s Rock & Pop

Rock and Pop superstars from the 80s era finally get their rightful place in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame tonight November 5th,…

Thomas Dolby's 'She Blinded Me With Science’ turns 40! Watch The Restored HD Video Now! Thomas Dolby's 'She Blinded Me With Science’ turns 40! Watch The Restored HD Video Now!

80s Rock & Pop

It’s hard to believe but it’s now been 40 years since Thomas Dolby released his hit single “She Blinded Me With Science”. Dolby has…

Watch Bananarama's Brand New Video "Running With The Night" Watch Bananarama's Brand New Video "Running With The Night"

80s Rock & Pop

Check Out Bananarama’s brand-new video and single below: 2022 sees legendary pop band Bananarama celebrate 40 sensational years of releasing music,  chalking up an astonishing 30 chart…

Watch New Berlin Video For "On My Knees" Watch New Berlin Video For "On My Knees"

80s Rock & Pop

Vocalist Terri Nunn states: The ON MY KNEES video is finally here! I first saw Android Jones’s work a few years ago in downtown…

Listen To "I Like The Rain" The Rocking New Song From 80s Pop Icon Tiffany Listen To "I Like The Rain" The Rocking New Song From 80s Pop Icon Tiffany

80s Rock & Pop

A legendary pop star, Tiffany earned two U.S. number-one hit singles with “I Think We’re Alone Now” and “Could’ve Been,” and set a record as…

Watch The Trailer From The New Documentary Movie John Waite - The Hard Way Watch The Trailer From The New Documentary Movie John Waite - The Hard Way

80s Rock & Pop

“When music is your whole life, and suddenly life gets interrupted….” In lost and rare archival music videos, photos, and very personal and candid…

80s Rock & Pop

Are you looking for the perfect Halloween songs, but still live in the 80s? Well, Look no further. We’ve compiled a playlist of some…

80s Singer And Model Samantha Fox Offers Autographed Fox Box Set 80s Singer And Model Samantha Fox Offers Autographed Fox Box Set

80s Rock & Pop

Play It Again, Sam: The Fox Box is the long-awaited, first-ever definitive retrospective of Samantha Fox’s musical career to date. This lavish 2CD +…

Celebrate Rocktober With Devo For A Chance To Win Prizes Celebrate Rocktober With Devo For A Chance To Win Prizes

80s Rock & Pop

Celebrate Rocktober with DEVO! Enter for a chance to win a DEVO prize pack featuring posters, stickers, and more. Come back daily to earn…

80s Music Video Of The Day: Nena-99 Red Balloons (99 Luftballons) 80s Music Video Of The Day: Nena-99 Red Balloons (99 Luftballons)

80s Music Video Of The Day

In 1983 German singer Nena recorded her hit single “99 Luftballons” which was also recorded the same year as “99 Red Balloons” for English…

Madonna Apparently Comes Out As Gay? Madonna Apparently Comes Out As Gay?

80s Rock & Pop

Once again…Madonna has people talking. In a recent TikTok video below, Madonna seems to be making a statement that she is coming out as…

John "Cougar" Mellencamp Announces Live And In Person North American Tour John "Cougar" Mellencamp Announces Live And In Person North American Tour

80s Rock & Pop

John Mellencamp confirmed a U.S. tour “Live and In Person 2023” set to kick off in February. Presented by longtime promoter AEG Presents and…

Genesis Band Members Phil Collins, Tony Banks And Mike Rutherford Sell Their Music Catalogs For Over $300 Million Genesis Band Members Phil Collins, Tony Banks And Mike Rutherford Sell Their Music Catalogs For Over $300 Million

80s Rock & Pop

Concord Music has issued a news release announcing their purchase of the publishing and recorded music catalogs of Genesis band members Phil Collins, Mike…

80s Music Video Of The Day: Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) 80s Music Video Of The Day: Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

80s Music Video Of The Day

Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) is actually from the 2nd Eurythmics album, but it was the one that made them a household name….

Alternative – Punk – Electronic

Watch The New Video for "You Don't Fool Me" By Classic U.K. Punks Vice Squad

Alternative / Punk

Vice Squad states: Hail Squaddies! We are pleased to announce that our new EP is ready – we had to plunge our humble abode…

Alternative / Punk

XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements? Nate: Our new single “Live, Laugh,…

Wax Trax! Records Announces 30th-Anniversary Reissue of Front Line Assembly's Groundbreaking Studio LP 'Tactical Neural Implant' Wax Trax! Records Announces 30th-Anniversary Reissue of Front Line Assembly's Groundbreaking Studio LP 'Tactical Neural Implant'

Alternative / Punk

Wax Trax! Records has announced a 30th-anniversary reissue of Front Line Assembly’s ‘Tactical Neural Implant.’ This 1992 groundbreaking album (their sixth full-length studio LP) has been…

FISHBONE'S Angelo Moore Now Has A Limited Edition Statue Available FISHBONE'S Angelo Moore Now Has A Limited Edition Statue Available

Alternative / Punk

Angelo Moore, frontman of the legendary FISHBONE, is now available as a limited edition collectible statue. The statue is limited to 500 numbered units,…

Alternative / Punk

Dim the lights and cue the smoky blue fog. The Cure is taking center stage in your POP! Rocks collection as a 5-pack of…

U.K. Subs To Release 3 CD Box Set Called Rooms Splashed With Blood: 1980​/​1982​/​2008 U.K. Subs To Release 3 CD Box Set Called Rooms Splashed With Blood: 1980​/​1982​/​2008

Alternative / Punk

A monster 3CD box set of unreleased live recordings from punk rock icons UK Subs!Released on November 25th, 2022 • Includes vintage performances from…

Anti-Flag Announce New Album "Lies They Tell Our Children" Anti-Flag Announce New Album "Lies They Tell Our Children"

Alternative / Punk

Incendiary Pittsburgh punk rockers ANTI-FLAG will release their 13th album ‘Lies They Tell Our Children‘ on January 6 Pre-order it here. For this record, the band recruited several high…

Keith Levene Founding Member Of The Clash And Public Image Ltd Dead At 65 Keith Levene Founding Member Of The Clash And Public Image Ltd Dead At 65

Alternative / Punk

Keith Levene who was a founding member of The Clash and Public Image Ltd and Flowers of Romance died yesterday, November 11, 2022, at…

Bad Brains to release "The Youth Are Getting Restless"  Bad Brains to release "The Youth Are Getting Restless" 

Alternative / Punk

The Youth Are Getting Restless is a live album from Bad Brains, recorded at the Paradiso Theater in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 1987 by the VPRO. The…

Alternative / Punk

Brew Ha Ha Productions Wraps Music Festival Season With Nearly 20,000 Fans In Attendance For Second AnnualPunk In The Park In Orange County, CA…

Wendy O. Williams - WOW: Live and Fucking Loud From London! Gets DVD Release Wendy O. Williams - WOW: Live and Fucking Loud From London! Gets DVD Release

Alternative / Punk

Nov. 18 is the explosive date of the release of this rare live concert footage of the indomitable High Priestess of Metal, Wendy O….

Jello Biafra says, “BUYER BEWARE!!” on Dead Kennedys' “Fresh Fruit..” Remix Album Jello Biafra says, “BUYER BEWARE!!” on Dead Kennedys' “Fresh Fruit..” Remix Album

Alternative / Punk

Former Dead Kennedys vocalist Jello Biafra has posted the following in response to the recent death of D.H. Peligro: D.H. PELIGRO: 1959-2022 Wow. I…

Dead Kennedys Drummer D.H. Peligro Dead At 63 Dead Kennedys Drummer D.H. Peligro Dead At 63

Alternative / Punk

The Dead Kennedys have released the following statement regarding the death of D.H. Peligro: Dead Kennedys’ drummer D.H. Peligro (Darren Henley) passed away in…

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Alternative / Punk

Rock / Punk legend Iggy Pop just released his new single “Frenzy” and it’s a great return to his heavy rock roots reminiscent of…

Listen To Jello Biafra's Renegade Roundtable With Ministry's Al Jourgensen Listen To Jello Biafra's Renegade Roundtable With Ministry's Al Jourgensen

Alternative / Punk

At last, after much hounding and haranguing from pitchfork-wielding fans (even last century!), YOU KNOW WHO finally unleashes his VERY OWN no-holds-barred, shit-stirring PODCAST!!…

Anti-Flag Announce New Album "Lies They Tell Our Children" Anti-Flag Announce New Album "Lies They Tell Our Children"

Alternative / Punk

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Alternative / Punk

It’s a double bill; a feature film: “Nightclubbing: The Birth of Punk Rock in NYC” about the formation of the NYC Punk Rock scene...

Watch "Give Me Mercy", From The Cult's Upcoming New Album Watch "Give Me Mercy", From The Cult's Upcoming New Album

Alternative / Punk

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