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Doro Gets Animated In New Video For "Lean Mean Rock Machine"

Doro Gets Animated In New Video For “Lean Mean Rock Machine”

Apr 14, 20242 min read

Legendary heavy metal icon and former Warlock singer DORO is back with a thunderous new single, ´Lean Mean Rock Machine,´ which comes accompanied by an electrifying animated video crafted by acclaimed visual artist Balázs Gróf. This adrenaline-fueled anthem, taken from her latest album Conqueress- Forever Strong and…

Listen To New Riot (V) Song "High Noon"

Riot V Unleash Banger New Video For “Love Beyond The Grave”

Apr 14, 20241 min read

The wait is almost over! Cult US heavy metallers RIOT (V) will finally unleash their much-anticipated studio album “Mean Streets” upon the world in four weeks – on May 10, 2024 – via Atomic Fire Records. Before the band kick…

Scarefield-A Quiet Country Album Review

Scarefield-A Quiet Country Album Review

Apr 13, 20242 min read

The 80’s were one of the best times for both great horror movies and heavy metal music. Now, years later, along comes the band Scarefield. Scarefield delivers a solid thrash-based heavy metal album with more than a mere nod to…

Exodus To Release Live Album From 1989 "British Disaster: The Battle Of '89 (Live At The Astoria)

Exodus To Release Live Album From 1989 “British Disaster: The Battle Of ’89 (Live At The Astoria)

Apr 13, 20243 min read

Thrash metal masters, EXODUS return with more than exciting news! Listen To the first single released below: https://youtu.be/ZoJo_QkwG4s  The band announces today their live album British Disaster: The Battle of ’89 (Live At The Astoria). 35 years after the recording the band…

Watch First Video "Residue" From Slayer Guitarist Kerry King's New Album

Watch First Video “Residue” From Slayer Guitarist Kerry King’s New Album

Apr 12, 20242 min read

With his solo debut album, From Hell I Rise, set for a May 17 release (Reigning Phoenix Music), today Kerry King unveils “Residue,” the project’s brand new single, and first music video. Co-directed by Jim Louvau and his partner Tony…

Watch New Video By Anvil For "Feed Your Fantasy" From Upcoming New Album

Watch New Video By Anvil For “Feed Your Fantasy” From Upcoming New Album

Apr 11, 20243 min read

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have announced their new studio album, ‘One And Only’, for a release on June 28, 2024 via powerhouse label AFM Records! A first video single, “Feed Your Fantasy”, has just been premiered and is now streaming below. https://youtu.be/8dhQoQ7dptA  When it comes to the…

Ratt Rarities Album Being Released By Deadline Music On May 31st

Ratt Rarities Album Being Released By Deadline Music On May 31st

Apr 9, 20241 min read

From the ’80s metal vault comes this collection of vintage demos and live recordings of one of the scene’s biggest hitmakers, RATT!Features the earliest known recording of the band’s signature hit “Round & Round,” complete with alternate lyrics and melody,…

Babylon A.D. Returns With New Album "Rome Wasn't Built In A Day"

Babylon A.D. Returns With New Album “Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day”

Apr 9, 20247 min read

Babylon A.D. announce their brand new studio album “Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day” to be released May 17th on Perris Records. It’s been 6 years since the last studio album “Revelation Highway” came out and the band has grown…

Buckcherry Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Their Self-Titled Debut Album

Buckcherry Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Their Self-Titled Debut Album

Apr 8, 20242 min read

Buckcherry’s debut album turns 25 TODAY and the band is celebrating all month long!  Beginning April 6, frontman and founding member Josh Todd will take us down memory lane through a series of “The Story Behind The Song and Album” confessionals giving insight…

Metal Church Guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof Releases New Side-Project Album Hall Aflame

Metal Church Guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof Releases New Side-Project Album Hall Aflame

Apr 8, 20243 min read

Hall Aflame, the rock band which features Metal Church founding guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof, will release their long-awaited sophomore album “Amplifire” on May 3, 2024 via Rat Pak Records. Originally formed in 1989, the band garnered commercial success with their debut…

Firehouse Singer CJ Snare Dead At 64

Firehouse Singer CJ Snare Dead At 64

Apr 7, 20241 min read

Firehouse has released the following information regarding singer CJ Snare’s untimely death: Today is a sad day for Rock N Roll. It is with great sorrow we are letting the world know we have lost our brother: CJ Snare, the…

Watch Brand New Bon Jovi Video For "Legendary"

Watch Brand New Bon Jovi Video For “Legendary”

Apr 7, 20242 min read

BON JOVI, Grammy Award@-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, and oneof history’s most iconic acts, continue their 40th-anniversary celebration, withthe release of “Legendary,” new single + video out now via Island Records. The song is Bon Jovi’s biggest…

Former Dokken Members Return With New Video For “Hell Or Highwater” by The End Machine

Former Dokken Members Return With New Video For “Hell Or Highwater” by The End Machine

Apr 5, 20242 min read

Today, supergroup THE END MACHINE shares the new video for “Hell or Highwater”, the third single from their latest album ‘The Quantum Phase’, out now on Frontiers Music Srl. https://youtu.be/mpGnHaFxM7Q Speaking about the single, singer Girish Pradhan said: “I still…

80s Hard Rock Legends Shark Island Returns With New Live Album "Memento Mori"

80s Hard Rock Legends Shark Island Returns With New Live Album “Memento Mori”

Apr 5, 20242 min read

SHARK ISLAND’S MEMENTO MORI – LIVE ON THE STRIP DROPS ON MAY 17TH THROUGH DEKO ENTERTAINMENT, “PARIS CALLING” STREAMING EVERYWHERE NOW https://youtu.be/6ZrPrOJmzyg Richard Black was once known as the “King of the Sunset Strip” and Shark Island was once the…

KISS Sells It’s Music Catalog, Name, Image And Publishing Rights For Over $300 Million!

KISS Sells It’s Music Catalog, Name, Image And Publishing Rights For Over $300 Million!

Apr 4, 20245 min read

Check out the press release by new owners of the KISS brand, Pophouse below: Pophouse, the pioneering global entertainment and music investment firm, announces the acquisition of the music catalogue, brand name and likeness – including the world- famous face…

Benighted Crawl Into Your Head In New Music Video For "Metastasis"

Benighted Crawl Into Your Head In New Music Video For “Metastasis”

Apr 3, 20244 min read

From the depths of France’s extreme metal scene, Benighted are resurfacing with their most psychologically thrilling album yet. Today, the band are releasing the third single off Ekbom. With its malignant chorus, “Metastasis” is bound to break necks. https://youtu.be/dAARJR60bzg Ekbom…

Watch New Music Video For "One More Time Around The Sun" By Balance Of Power

Watch New Music Video For “One More Time Around The Sun” By Balance Of Power

Apr 3, 20242 min read

https://youtu.be/TxHYnPHCGSc Almost 20 long years since the release of their latest studio album “Heathen Machine”, UK heavy metal act BALANCE OF POWER returns with a new band line-up and brand new studio offering! “Fresh From The Abyss” will be released on April 19, 2024 via…

Watch New Ministry Video For “New Religion”

Watch New Ministry Video For “New Religion”

Apr 2, 20241 min read

Check out the new video by Ministry for the song “New Religion”: https://youtu.be/KfRDCnZ0oJk Hopiumforthemasses tracklisting: B.D.E. Goddamn White Trash Just Stop Oil Aryan Embarrassment TV Song 1/6 Edition New Religion It’s Not Pretty Cult of Suffering Ricky’s Hand

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Tora Tora Announce That They Will Play Their Full Album “Surprise Attack” For Its 35th Anniversary

Apr 1, 20241 min read

Tora Tora has announced the following regarding the 35th Anniversary of their album “Surprise Attack”: We will be playing Surprise Attack in its entirety to celebrate 35 years of the album that changed our lives! This one’s for you Tora…

Interview With Gene Louis From Bullets And Octane

Interview With Gene Louis From Bullets And Octane

Apr 1, 202413 min read

Bullets and Octane is a hard-hitting rock band hailing from SoCal who have released some of the best music many have never heard. The heavily road-seasoned band has toured with a who’s who of rock; Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, Social…

Watch New Music Video For "Stop The War" By Former Iron Maiden Singer Paul Dianno's New band Warhorse

Watch New Music Video For “Stop The War” By Former Iron Maiden Singer Paul Dianno’s New band Warhorse

Mar 31, 20244 min read

Paul Di’Anno’s Warhorse released a EP entitled “Stop The War” on BraveWords Records. The EP “Stop The War” is in advance of the band’s upcoming full length debut album. https://youtu.be/cCjmPTsdnao Speaking about the Stop The War EP, Paul Di’Anno said,…

Check Out "The Reckoning" From Accept's Upcoming New Album Humanoid

Check Out “The Reckoning” From Accept’s Upcoming New Album Humanoid

Mar 29, 20243 min read

Iconic heavy metal institution ACCEPT has released their second new single, “The Reckoning”, off of their highly anticipated album, ‘Humanoid’, out April 26, 2024! The dark accompanying music video channels ACCEPT’s captivating live energy and matches the sinister instrumentation and…

Listen To New Song “Style” By Hard Rocking Newcomers “Red Voodoo”

Listen To New Song “Style” By Hard Rocking Newcomers “Red Voodoo”

Mar 29, 20243 min read

Red Voodoo is breaking out on the scene with their electric stage presence, polished harmonies, and classic but fresh new take on rock ‘n’ roll. Based out of Sacramento, CA, the group has been playing clubs since 2019 and released…

Watch The Video Of "Behind The Inverted Cross" By Satanic North

Watch The Video Of “Behind The Inverted Cross” By Satanic North

Mar 29, 20242 min read

A new Satanic Panic is on its way! SATANIC NORTH is what happens when you let two well-known Finnish metal artists stare into the abyss for too long: Petri Lindroos (Ensiferum, Warmen) and Janne Parviainen (Ensiferum) are well-traveled, experienced musicians…

Listen To Brand New Song "Hard On The Oustide (Heart On The Inside)" By The Ron Keel Band

Listen To Brand New Song “Hard On The Outside (Heart On The Inside)” By The Ron Keel Band

Mar 29, 20242 min read

RFK Media releases Ron Keel Band’s “HARD ON THE OUTSIDE (HEART ON THE INSIDE)” as the next single from the forthcoming album “KEELWORLD” https://youtu.be/o91TFoZPpjg “Hard On The Outside (Heart On The Inside)” sings a message from the heart that everyone…

Watch First Video From New Skid Row Album "The Gang's All Here"

SKID ROW AND ERIK GRÖNWALL ANNOUNCE AMICABLE DEPARTURE LZZY HALE FILLS IN FOR UPCOMING CONCERT DATES

Mar 27, 20242 min read

Today Skid Row and Erik Grönwall jointly announce that Erik will step down as the vocalist for Skid Row. Longtime friend Lzzy Hale of Halestorm will be taking over vocal duties for the upcoming scheduled four concerts. Erik has decided…

Holy Mother Unleashes "Fire Video From Upcoming New Album "Rise"!

Holy Mother Unleashes “Fire” Video From Upcoming New Album “Rise”!

Mar 27, 20243 min read

HOLY MOTHER presents the follow-up to “Face This Burn”, and their overall seventh studio album: “Rise”! Slated for a release on June 7, 2024 via Massacre Records, the album pre-sale for HOLY MOTHER’s “Rise” – coming as CD Digipak, Ltd. Vinyl LP and Digital formats – has just…

Ratt Drama Goes "Round And Round" With Juan Croucier Touring As "The Other Voice Of Ratt"

Ratt Drama Goes “Round And Round” With Juan Croucier Touring As “The Other Voice Of Ratt”

Mar 26, 20242 min read

Ratt was one of the more successful bands of the 80s hard rock scene with multi-platinum album sales and was practically on every cover of every hard rock magazine of the 80s. However, it’s no secret the band’s members have…

Listen To "Promise Of Apocalypse" By Eleine

Listen To “Promise Of Apocalypse” By Eleine

Mar 24, 20241 min read

Swedish symphonic dark metal five-piece ELEINE unveil a visualizer video for their latest single, ‘Promise Of Apocalypse.’ The song is taken from the band’s fourth studio album, “We Shall Remain,”. https://youtu.be/sRTRbtD_J2M Guitarist/vocalist Rikard Ekberg explains its meaning, “Years will pass…

Black Sabbath To Release Tony Martin Era Box Set "Anno Domini 1989-1995"

Black Sabbath To Release Tony Martin Era Box Set “Anno Domini 1989-1995”

Mar 22, 20241 min read

“Anno Domini 1989-1995” is a long-awaited new Black Sabbath super deluxe box set collecting material from the Tony Martin era. The box set includes newly remastered versions of the albums “Headless Cross” (1989), “Tyr” (1990) and “Cross Purposes” (1994), as…

Watch New Video For "Crack Cocaine" Featuring Ozzy Osbourne From Guitarist Billy Morrison's New Album

Watch New Video For “Crack Cocaine” Featuring Ozzy Osbourne From Guitarist Billy Morrison’s New Album

Mar 21, 20243 min read

“I guess the way that your love makes me feel/Must mean I’m really addicted,” sings OZZY OSBOURNE on “Crack Cocaine,” the newly released track out today (March 21) from BILLY MORRISON’s new solo album THE MORRISON PROJECT that’s due April…

80s Hair Metal Fans Should Love The New Video And Song "Dina" By King Zebra

80s Hair Metal Fans Should Love The New Video And Song “Dina” By King Zebra

Mar 19, 20243 min read

King Zebra unveils their highly anticipated album, “Between The Shadows,” scheduled for release on April 12, 2024. The band hailing from the picturesque city of Zurich, Switzerland, emerges as the new face of rock in a harmonious fusion of youthful…

Lutharo Unleash Video For Metal Masterpiece, "Chasing Euphoria"

Lutharo Unleash Video For Metal Masterpiece, “Chasing Euphoria”

Mar 18, 20242 min read

The wait is over! LUTHARO, the powerhouse of metal, have finally unleashed their much-anticipated album »Chasing Euphoria,« which is now available worldwide through Atomic Fire Records. Order it in the physical format of your choice (see below!), stream it or…

ARMORED SAINT Announce North American Tour With Queensrÿche; New Music Underway

ARMORED SAINT Announce North American Tour With Queensrÿche; New Music Underway

Mar 18, 20245 min read

Iconic heavy metallers ARMORED SAINT, who’ve been hard at work demoing tracks for their upcoming new full-length, will return to the stage later this month as direct support to Queensrÿche! The trek, which commences on March 27th in Anaheim, California,…

Watch New Sebastian Bach Video "Everybody Bleeds" From Upcoming New Album "Child Within The Man"

Watch New Sebastian Bach Video “Everybody Bleeds” From Upcoming New Album “Child Within The Man”

Mar 15, 20245 min read

Check out the incredible new video and song by Sebastian Bach from the upcoming new album “Child Within The Man” set to release May 10th! https://youtu.be/_wx4PQRx2hA “An album more than 10 years in the making…” That’s how singer, songwriter, author,…

Extreme’s Fantastic Live Concert Leaves Audience In Awe

Extreme’s Fantastic Live Concert Leaves Audience In Awe

Mar 14, 20243 min read

Extreme performed for what appeared to be a sold-out performance for their show at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg Florida on March 8th, 2024. The venue is a really cool and unique place. With its outside courtyard feel, it’s a…

Watch New Slash Video For "Killing Floor" Featuring Brian Johnson From AC/DC

Watch New Slash Video For “Killing Floor” Featuring Brian Johnson From AC/DC

Mar 12, 20247 min read

Legendary Guitarist and Songwriter Slash’s Debut Blues Album Features Brian Johnson (AC/DC), Chris Stapleton, Beth Hart, Iggy Pop, Paul Rodgers, Gary Clark Jr, Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ Top), Chris Robinson (The Black Crowes), Demi Lovato, Dorothy, and Tash Neal on…

Former Megadeth Guitarist Marty Friedman Returns With New Solo Album "Drama"

Former Megadeth Guitarist Marty Friedman Returns With New Solo Album “Drama”

Mar 11, 20241 min read

Guitar icon Marty Friedman is back with his highly anticipated album ‘Drama,’ set to release on May 17, 2024, via Frontiers Music. Pre-order now and prepare to be spellbound by Marty’s mesmerizing melodies and motifs that evoke chills, tears and…

Watch New Video For “California” By Power Metal Favorites Sonata Arctica

Watch New Video For “California” By Power Metal Favorites Sonata Arctica

Mar 8, 20242 min read

https://youtu.be/jJxzik6Zm6U Front-man Tony Kakko adds, “This is a song about persons who think that it’s possible and okay to charm and have any and all people for themselves – use and lose – and who don’t care about the amount…

80s Hard Rockers Lypswitch Release Their Debut Album 35 Years Later. Listen To The First Single "World Of Sin"

80s Hard Rockers Lypswitch Release Their Debut Album 35 Years Later. Listen To The First Single From “World Of Sin”

Mar 6, 20244 min read

Eonian Records is pleased to present the first single & video from LYPSWITCH “Rattlesnake Skin” which was produced & engineered by Alex Woltman (Lizzy Borden, Malice, Motley Crue, Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P.) & Elliot Soloman (Quiet Riot, Lizzy Borden, King Kobra)…

Watch New Music Video By K.K.’s Priest For “Keeper Of The Graves”

Watch New Music Video By K.K.’s Priest For “Keeper Of The Graves”

Mar 6, 20242 min read

The wait is almost over! KK’S PRIEST – featuring Judas Priest alum and GRAMMY Award-winning/nominated musicians K.K. Downing (guitar) and Tim “Ripper” Owens (vocals) – will kick off their very first USA headline tour tomorrow at a sold-out show in…

Watch New Black Crowes Video For "Wanting And Waiting"

Watch New Black Crowes Video For “Wanting And Waiting”

Mar 5, 20241 min read

The legendary Black Crowes have just released their latest single and music video for the song “Wanting And Waiting”. The song is from their new album “Happiness Bastards” which is out everywhere on March 15th. https://youtu.be/rHBu97e–xA Happiness Bastards tracklisting: Bedside…

Watch New GayC/DC Video For "Highway To Hell" Featuring Members Of Armored Saint, King's X and L.A. Guns

Watch New GayC/DC Video For “Highway To Hell” Featuring Members Of Armored Saint, King’s X and L.A. Guns

Mar 4, 20247 min read

“This new video is gonna ‘blow’ your mind (as well as other parts of your body),” laughs Johnny Martin of L.A. Guns about the new video “Highway to Hell” by those feather boa-sportin’ gay rockers GayC/DC. Starring as the geek/nerd…

DEF LEPPARD ANNOUNCE PYROMANIA 40TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET FT. UNHEARD DEMOS AND LIVE SHOWS

DEF LEPPARD ANNOUNCE PYROMANIA 40TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET FT. UNHEARD DEMOS AND LIVE SHOWS

Mar 2, 20244 min read

The 40th anniversary edition of Def Leppard’s iconic album ‘Pyromania,’ is out April 26th, along with a new official merchandise line to celebrate its place in rock and roll history. Featuring global hits such as ‘Photograph’, ‘Rock Of Ages’ and…

Watch New Video For Humanoid From Accept's New Album

Watch New Video For Humanoid From Accept’s New Album

Feb 29, 20241 min read

Accept has posted the following info about the first single and video from their upcoming new album: HUMANOID UNLEASHED! The first single, the title track of our upcoming album Humanoid, out on April 26, 2024, is OUT NOW!! https://youtu.be/LYPFFZFBBYY “The…

Listen To Brand New Whitecross Song "Man In The Mirror" From New Album "Fear No Evil

Listen To Brand New Whitecross Song “Man In The Mirror” From New Album “Fear No Evil

Feb 28, 20244 min read

One of the first-ever Christian hard rock/metal bands is the Illinois-based, Whitecross. The band started in the early ‘80s, touring steadily from 1988 to 1994 and averaging 150 performances per year. The Dove Awards recognized Whitecross three times: twice for…

Motorhead Release The Lost Tapes Series As CD Collection

Motorhead Release The Lost Tapes Series As CD Collection

Feb 27, 20242 min read

‘THE LÖST TAPES’ SERIES RELEASED AS CD COLLECTION INCLUDING NEW SET FROM THE HALLOWED TURF OF DONINGTON, DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2008 OUT NOW Cassette tapes. Remember those? Those things with the dual spools and loads of wide brown plastic recording string that’d occasionally…

Judas Priest Announces New Album "Invincible Shield"

Listen To Blazing New Judas Priest Song “The Serpent And The King”

Feb 22, 20243 min read

Judas Priest just dropped their newest track from their upcoming new album “Invincible Shield” and it should really appeal to fans of the Judas Priest song “Painkiller”. https://open.spotify.com/track/2n09w41gAdEsJFp6bD0sBT?si=e1876c596cba4486 Invincible Shield will be released on March 8, 2024, via Epic Records.…

Listen To Brand New Ace Frehley Song "10,000 Volts"

Watch New Ace Frehley Video For “Cherry Medicine”

Feb 22, 20241 min read

Ace Frehley comments on the new video: THE CHERRY MEDICINE VIDEO IS HERE!! This is one of my favorite tracks on the album, and we definitely had fun making the video! Hahahah! https://youtu.be/psgSNQ7KlrU The song is from the new album…

Watch Def Leppard Perform Classic Hits At The Whisky In L.A.

Watch Def Leppard Perform Classic Hits At The Whisky In L.A.

Feb 21, 20241 min read

Def Leppard has released several videos on YouTube showcasing their concert at The Whisky back in 2022. Def Leppard is currently out on tour with Journey on a U.S. Tour. https://youtu.be/aNCmkyMv2fc https://youtu.be/uG_kIkE9ZFk https://youtu.be/bxoY3sS_bLg https://youtu.be/3Trr9uJGLrM

Slayer Returns To Headline Main Stage Sets at Two Major Festivals

Slayer Returns To Headline Main Stage Sets at Two Major Festivals

Feb 21, 20241 min read

For the first time since the band wrapped the last concert of its Final World Tour back in November 2019, Slayer – Tom Araya/ bass & vocals, guitarists Kerry King and Gary Holt, and Paul Bostaph on drums – announce…

Saxon Guitarist Brian Tatler Discusses New Album Hell, Fire And Damnation

Saxon Guitarist Brian Tatler Discusses New Album Hell, Fire And Damnation

Feb 20, 20242 min read

Legendary guitarist Brian Tatler (Diamond Head) joined the almighty Saxon for their latest album Hell, Fire, And Damnation. He was gracious enough to take time out of his busy schedule and talk with us at XS ROCK regarding the new…

CRASHDÏET Announces New Singer And Drummer

CRASHDÏET Announces New Singer And Drummer

Feb 20, 20241 min read

CRASHDÏET has announced the following update: The time has come to enter the next chapter in the CRASHDÏET book of madness. After much soul-searching, Gabriel has decided to leave the band to focus on other things in life. We are…

March 2024 Hard Rock And Metal New Releases

March 2024 Hard Rock And Metal New Releases

Feb 19, 20244 min read

March 1, 2024Big Big Train – The Likes Of Us (InsideOut)Blind Channel – Exit Emotions (Century Media)Bruce Dickinson – The Mandrake Project (BMG)Devastator – Conjurers Of Cruelty (Listenable)Enslaved – Heimdal Deluxe Edition (Nuclear Blast)Firewind – Stand United (AFM)Liv Kristine -…

Molly Hatchet Live Photos From Thunder By The Bay Festival, Sarasota, FL

Molly Hatchet Live Photos From Thunder By The Bay Festival, Sarasota, FL

Feb 18, 20241 min read

Legendary Southern Hard Rockers Molly Hatchet played all their greatest hits to a large, enthusiastic crowd that was on their feet throughout the entire show. The band put on a great high-energy live performance and delivered the goods starting out…

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Helix Drummer Greg “Fritz” Hinz Dies After 10 Month Battle With Cancer

Feb 18, 20244 min read

Helix vocalist Brian Vollmer has posted the following news regarding Hinz’s death on his Official Facebook Page: Greg “Fritz” Hinz: January 23rd/1956-February 16th/2024. R.I.P. It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the passing of Greg “Fritz” Hinz,…

Sweet Pain Finally Get Debut Album Released On CD With Bonus Tracks

Sweet Pain Finally Get Debut Album Released On CD With Bonus Tracks

Feb 17, 20241 min read

Remastered by lead singer, Corky Gunn, who also came up with the new cover concept, this glam cult gem includes a 24-page booklet featuring never-before-seen photos and the SWEET PAIN story as told by Gunn himself. TRACKLISTING: 01 – I…

Vain To Release New Album "Disintegrate Together"

Vain To Release New Album “Disintegrate Together”

Feb 16, 20241 min read

Vain has posted the following info on their Official Facebook Page regarding their upcoming new album: VAIN IS BACK… WITH A VENGEANCEIt’s been 6 long years since the San Francisco quintet’s last record, “Rolling With The Punches,” but VAIN IS…

Former Dokken Members Return With New The End Machine Song For "Killer Of The Night"

Former Dokken Members Return With New The End Machine Song For “Killer Of The Night”

Feb 15, 20243 min read

Today, THE END MACHINE shares the second single from their highly anticipated upcoming release, ‘The Quantum Phase’ due out March 8th via Frontiers Music Srl. The track is also accompanied by a new music video. https://youtu.be/D0Lsm-_r1Ik Jeff Pilson comments on…

Stryper to Release Their First Ever Acoustic Album 'Acousticyzed' On Feb. 16th

Stryper to Release Their First Ever Acoustic Album ‘Acousticyzed’ On Feb. 16th

Feb 15, 20241 min read

Stryper is releasing this two-disc set containing an audio CD and Blu-ray video. The band’s first acoustic album and video recorded and filmed at SpiritHouse Studios in 2021. This is a very limited pressing collector’s-edition and features 11 beautifully recorded…

Watch New Kittie Video For "Eyes Wide Open", Their First New Song In 13 Years

Watch New Kittie Video For “Eyes Wide Open”, Their First New Song In 12 Years

Feb 14, 20241 min read

Metal band Kittie has returned after a hiatus of almost 13 years to release a brand new song on Valentine’s Day. They recently signed to a new record label and a new album is expected soon. https://youtu.be/hIqcEiaOpM8

BRET MICHAELS RETURNS FOR PARTI-GRAS 2.0 FEATURING DEE SNIDER, LOU GRAMM AND DON FELDER

BRET MICHAELS RETURNS FOR PARTI-GRAS 2.0 FEATURING DEE SNIDER, LOU GRAMM AND DON FELDER

Feb 13, 20245 min read

Following the success of his first-ever solo touring festival, Parti-Gras, in 2023, Bret Michaels has partnered with Live Nation for this select exact lineup bringing the good-time summer music festival of 2024. Michaels will be belting out all of his…

AC/DC Announces New Members And European Tour Dates

AC/DC Announces New Members And European Tour Dates

Feb 12, 20242 min read

New drummer and bass player announced from the AC/DC camp: We are thrilled to finally announce the ‘POWER UP’ European Tour. Angus, Brian, Stevie, and Matt (Laug) will be joined by Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction) to carry the torch for…

Singer Keith St. John Parts Ways With Kingdom Come

Singer Keith St. John Parts Ways With Kingdom Come

Feb 11, 20241 min read

Both Kingdom Come and Keith St. John have announced that they have parted ways. It appears that a replacement for St. John and Kottak has been found. Read this From The Kingdomcomerockband.com website: Kingdom Come is excited to announce two…

Pantera Live Concert Photos Tampa Florida On Feb 5th 2024

Pantera Live Concert Photos Tampa Florida On Feb 5th 2024

Feb 10, 20241 min read

Pantera’s setlist for the show: “A New Level””Mouth for War””Strength Beyond Strength””Becoming””I’m Broken””Suicide Note Pt. II””5 Minutes Alone””This Love””Floods””Walk””Domination””Hollow””Cowboys From Hell” Encore”Fucking Hostile”

Classic Metal Band Warlord Return With New Song “Conquerors”

Classic Metal Band Warlord Return With New Song “Conquerors”

Feb 9, 20241 min read

https://youtu.be/yskan54xlhY Epic metal legends Warlord return with new album “Free Spirit Soar” on May 10th, 2024 on High Roller Records.   Pre-orders available at https://www.hrrecords.de/WARLORD_1 “Free Spirit Soar” Tracklist: 01 Behold A Pale Horse 02 The Rider 03 Conquerors 04 Worms…

Waysted's Won’t Get Out Alive - Volume One (1983-1986) 4 CD Set Gets Released

Waysted’s Won’t Get Out Alive – Volume One (1983-1986) 4 CD Set Gets Released

Feb 8, 20243 min read

Coming in April, Waysted’s Won’t Get Out Alive – Volume One (1983-1986). A 4CD set covering three studio albums, one live album, and a mini-album from the early 80s. When Pete Way passed away in August 2020, the music world…

Hericane Alice Singer Recovering From Open Heart Surgery

Hericane Alice Singer Recovering From Open Heart Surgery

Feb 7, 20241 min read

Hericane Alice singer Bruce Naumann announced the following update regarding his surgery on his official Facebook page: Hey Everyone! Bruce here. I just wanted to do a rare check-in here to express my thanks for all of your kind thoughts,…

Watch New Video By Whom Gods Destroy Featuring Members and Former Members of Guns N' Roses, Whitesnake and Dream Theater

Watch New Video “Over Again” By Whom Gods Destroy Featuring Members And Ex-Members Of Dream Theater, Guns N’ Roses, And Whitesnake

Feb 7, 20242 min read

Whom Gods Destroy, the formidable new progressive metal group formed by keyboardist Derek Sherinian, guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal, and vocalist Dino Jelusick, along with the potent rhythm section of bassist Yas Nomura and drummer Bruno Valverde, will be releasing their…

Accept Announce New Album "Humanoid"

Accept Announce New Album “Humanoid”

Feb 6, 20242 min read

Legendary heavy metal titans ACCEPT announce their new album, entitled ‘Humanoid’, to be released on April 26, 2024, with the first single and video to be released on February 28! The upcoming masterpiece was once again produced, recorded, mixed, and…

Listen To Slayer Guitarist Kerry King's First Solo Single "Idle Hands"

Listen To Slayer Guitarist Kerry King’s First Solo Single “Idle Hands”

Feb 5, 20244 min read

The Los Angeles Forum, just before midnight on Saturday, November 30, 2019.  Slayer’s Kerry King stood center stage; his signature chains hung from his belt; he walked over to stage right, unhooked the chains and held them high, dropped them onto…

Judas Priest Announces New Album "Invincible Shield"

Judas Priest Releases Official ‘Crown Of Horns’ Music Video

Feb 4, 20241 min read

Crown of Horns is the third single to be released from the upcoming new Judas Priest album “Invincible Shield” which will arrive on March 8, 2024. https://youtu.be/dMlvMsGRouM https://youtu.be/2YqZuo1WKk4 https://youtu.be/zLPaGqGzdY0 “Invincible Shield” track listing: 01. Panic Attack02. The Serpent And The King03. Invincible Shield04. Devil In…

Watch Ex-Accept Singer David Reece’s New Video For Crushingly Heavy “Enemy Is Me”

Watch Ex-Accept Singer David Reece’s New Video For Crushingly Heavy “Enemy Is Me”

Feb 3, 20242 min read

With the first single “Enemy Is Me” from his upcoming album “Baptized By Fire”, David Reece sends a first hint at the musical direction of the new CD. Much heavier than its two predecessors! The reviews so far immediately draw…

Listen To Brand New Ace Frehley Song "Walkin' On The Moon"

Listen To Brand New Ace Frehley Song “Walkin’ On The Moon”

Feb 2, 20241 min read

Ace Frehley has just released his second single from the upcoming album “10,000 Volts”. Ace comments: THE MUSIC VIDEO IS HERE!!! Click below to watch the official music video for ‘Walkin’ on the Moon’ – Make sure you watch until…

'Rage' is the 2nd single / music video from the forthcoming new Blaze Bayley studio album 'Circle of Stone'.

Listen To Ex-Iron Maiden Vocalist Blaze Bayley’s New Song “Rage”

Jan 31, 20241 min read

‘Rage’ is the 2nd single / music video from the forthcoming new Blaze Bayley studio album ‘Circle of Stone’. https://youtu.be/rMTk_QYugSo It tells the story from Welsh folklore of Gelert the faithful hound & his unfortunate demise at the hands of…

80s Hard Rock Fans NeedTo Check Out The "Jude Judas" Video By Shotgun Mistress

80s Hard Rock Fans NeedTo Check Out The “Jude Judas” Video By Shotgun Mistress

Jan 30, 20242 min read

SHOTGUN MISTRESS released their video for new single ‘Jude Judas’,out now, hits #1 in the iTunes rock charts Australia! Since 2020, Shotgun Mistress been trailblazing through the Australian rock landscape, carving out a niche with an electrifying mix of spirited hard rock,…

Watch New Thundermother Video For “Speaking Of The Devil”

Watch New Thundermother Video For “Speaking Of The Devil”

Jan 30, 20243 min read

Founding member and guitarist, Filippa Nässil comments: “The new single is written by Linnéa and me, recorded live in Medley Studios with our long time great producer Søren Andersen. It’s a very bad ass song that we’re all proud of.…

Keel Guitarist Marc Ferrari Set To Release New Cold Sweat Album "Unburied Alive"

Keel Guitarist Marc Ferrari Set To Release New Cold Sweat Album “Unburied Alive”

Jan 27, 20243 min read

Ron Keel’s RFK Media label has signed former MCA artist Cold Sweat, with plans to release “Unburied Alive” on March 29th in conjunction with the band’s appearance at the 2024 M3 Festival on May 5th. The foundation of this album…

Watch New Vandenberg Video For “Hit The Ground Running”

Watch New Vandenberg Video For “Hit The Ground Running”

Jan 26, 20241 min read

Former Whitesnake guitarist Adrian Vandenberg has returned with his solo band Vandenberg to deliver a great new album called “Sin” and you can watch the brand new video from the album below: https://youtu.be/tQo6kkMFq_Y Vandenberg – Sin Tracklisting:Thunder And LightningHouse On…

White Lion’s Mike Tramp Releases New Video “Mand Af En Tid” Sung In His Native Danish Language

White Lion’s Mike Tramp Releases New Video “Mand Af En Tid” Sung In His Native Danish Language

Jan 26, 20243 min read

Mike Tramp has released the first single from his new upcoming solo album that is sung entirely in Danish. The song translated to English means “He We Want To Be” https://youtu.be/MuQwjrdmaYA Mike Tramp is probably the only person ever to…

Eddie Van Halen Born On This Day January 26th, 1955

Eddie Van Halen Born On This Day January 26th, 1955

Jan 26, 20241 min read

Considered one of the best rock guitarists of all time, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen was born on January 26th, 1955. Sadly, Edward passed away on October 6, 2020, at the age of 65 due to a stroke amid complications from…

Watch Video for Hell, Fire And damnation From Saxon's New Album

Saxon – Hell, Fire And Damnation Album Review

Jan 25, 20242 min read

The mighty Saxon have returned with one of the best albums in years. Hell, Fire, And Damnation represent everything that I love about Saxon. This is a strong album armed to the teeth with great metal tracks that take no…

Listen To Mick Mars' First Solo Song 'Loyal To The Lie'

Listen To New Mick Mars Solo Song “Undone”

Jan 25, 20241 min read

Longtime Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars has released the third single from his upcoming solo album. https://youtu.be/uDGmgjm-LvU The Other Side Of Mars Album Tracklisting: Loyal to the Lie Broken on the Inside Alone Killing Breed Memories Right Side of Wrong…

Watch New Video For "Rain On The Graves" By Bruce Dickinson

Watch New Video For “Rain On The Graves” By Bruce Dickinson

Jan 24, 20241 min read

Check out the video for the brand new track from Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson called “Rain On The Graves”. https://youtu.be/kE4xNUB2Q5E Bruce Dickinson will be releasing a brand new solo album on March 1st 2024 on BMG Records. Entitled The…

Watch New Ministry Video For “B.D.E.”

Watch New Ministry Video For “B.D.E.”

Jan 24, 20242 min read

Toxic misogyny, violence against women, and incels are the latest target Al Jourgensen takes aim at in the song “B.D.E.” (aka “Big Dick Energy”) out today, including a spellbinding music video that draws the line on the poisonous behavior seen…

Watch Guns N' Roses Perform New Song "The General" For First Time

Watch Guns N’ Roses Official Music Video For “The General”

Jan 24, 20241 min read

Guns N’ Roses have just released their official music video for their latest single “The General”. The subject matter of the song has a serious message regarding abuse. https://youtu.be/l0_OFC10hTE While there hasn’t been a new album from GNR in a…

Riley’s L.A. Guns “Dark Horse” Album Released Following Steve Riley’s Untimely Death

Riley’s L.A. Guns “Dark Horse” Album Released Following Steve Riley’s Untimely Death

Jan 22, 20243 min read

“Get ready to rock” is often said, but this time it’s fitting as the legendary hard rock powerhouse, Riley’s L.A. Guns, gears up to unleash their highly anticipated album, ‘The Dark Horse,’ courtesy of Golden Robot Records. After dominating the music scene with their…

Listen To Brand New Judas Priest Song ‘Crown Of Horns’

Listen To Brand New Judas Priest Song ‘Crown Of Horns’

Jan 19, 20241 min read

Judas Priest is set to release their brand new album Invincible Shield on March 8, 2024. Check out the third single from the new album called “Crown Of Horns” below: https://youtu.be/BExNIGlVJTw Invincible Shield tracklisting: Panic Attack The Serpent And The…

Motley Crue Officially Open The Crueseum!

Motley Crue Officially Open The Crueseum!

Jan 17, 20242 min read

Motley Cue has unveiled their online virtual museum, appropriately called The Crueseum that you can visit right here https://crueseum.com/! The band has this to say about it: From our earliest days forming the band in 1981, through rocking the incredible…

Watch New Video By Whom Gods Destroy Featuring Members and Former Members of Guns N' Roses, Whitesnake and Dream Theater

Watch New Video By Whom Gods Destroy Featuring Members and Former Members of Guns N’ Roses, Whitesnake and Dream Theater

Jan 17, 20242 min read

Whom Gods Destroy, the formidable new progressive metal group formed by keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater), guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal (Ex-Guns N’ Roses), and vocalist Dino Jelusick (Whitesnake, Dirty Shirley) along with the potent rhythm section of bassist Yas Nomura…

Watch Video for Hell, Fire And damnation From Saxon's New Album

Saxon unleash new video for “There’s Something In Roswell”

Jan 16, 202410 min read

Saxon unleash the video for “There’s Something In Roswell”, the second single from the band’s 24th studio album, Hell, Fire And Damnation out this week via Silver Lining Music. Hell, Fire And Damnation sees the band investigate all areas of…

MOTÖRHEAD ‘THE LÖST TAPES’ SERIES RELEASED AS CD COLLECTION

MOTÖRHEAD ‘THE LÖST TAPES’ SERIES RELEASED AS CD COLLECTION

Jan 16, 20244 min read

Cassette tapes. Remember those? Those things with the dual spools and loads of wide brown plastic recording string that’d occasionally unravel and hang out of the shell, requiring a pencil and firm wrist to spin back into place? Yeah, well, once upon a time,…

Watch the New The End Machine Video Featuring Ex- Dokken Members George Lynch and Jeff Pilson For "Silent Winter"

Watch the New The End Machine Video Featuring Ex- Dokken Members George Lynch and Jeff Pilson For “Silent Winter”

Jan 15, 20243 min read

2024 launches with a bang thanks to the announcement of ‘The Quantum Phase’, the highly anticipated new record from supergroup THE END MACHINE. The announcement signals a notable change in personnel as well. Singer Robert Mason has officially parted ways with…

ALCATRAZZ Announces New Album, Take No Prisoners;

Alcatrazz Comments On Former Singer Graham Bonnet

Jan 14, 20241 min read

It appears that the founding members of Alcatrazz are feuding. Alcatrazz was formed in 1983 by Graham Bonnet, Jimmy Waldo, and Gary Shea. The band parted ways with Bonnet in 2020 and has continued on with singer Doogie White. Alcatrazz…

Watch New AON Video For “Escape” With Great White Singer Brett Carlisle On Vocals

Watch New AON Video For “Escape” With Great White Singer Brett Carlisle On Vocals

Jan 13, 20241 min read

AON is a high-energy, exciting rock band made up of young, powerful, and talented musicians who truly appreciate rock. Having performed on stage with Great White, XYZ, George Lynch of Dokken and having opened for Puddle of Mudd, Steel Panther,…

SAIGON KICK RETURNS IN 2024 WITH TOUR TO CELEBRATE THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ‘WATER’ ALBUM

SAIGON KICK RETURNS IN 2024 WITH TOUR TO CELEBRATE THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ‘WATER’ ALBUM

Jan 10, 20244 min read

Jason Bieler & Phil Varone, with much vim and vigor yet also reluctantly announce “a celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Water album and other assorted Saigon Kick music.” (While not technically a farewell tour, nor a reunion, if you know anything about Saigon Kick…there…

Kingdom Come Drummer James Kottak Dead At 61

Kingdom Come Drummer James Kottak Dead At 61

Jan 9, 20241 min read

Multiple outlets are now reporting that former Kingdom Come and Scorpions drummer James Kottak has died. Kottack was the drummer for the Scorpions for 20 years from 1996-2016. Kottak was first known as the drummer for Kingdom Come often compared…

Watch Judas Priest's Official Video For "Panic Attack" From Upcoming New Album

Watch Judas Priest’s Official Video For “Panic Attack” From Upcoming New Album

Jan 9, 20241 min read

https://youtu.be/zLPaGqGzdY0 “Invincible Shield” track listing: 01. Panic Attack02. The Serpent And The King03. Invincible Shield04. Devil In Disguise05. Gates Of Hell06. Crown Of Horns07. As God Is My Witness08. Trial By Fire09. Escape From Reality10. Sons Of Thunder11. Giants In The Sky Deluxe edition bonus tracks: 12. Fight Of Your Life13. Vicious Circle14. The Lodger

Britny Fox Returns With All New Lineup

Britny Fox Returns With All New Lineup

Jan 8, 20241 min read

For years Britny Fox fans have been holding out hope for a reunion of the original lineup. However, that seems to be as far away from happening as it has been for so many years now. Recently a new version…

80s Heavy Metal News

Doro Gets Animated In New Video For "Lean Mean Rock Machine"

80s Heavy Metal

Legendary heavy metal icon and former Warlock singer DORO is back with a thunderous new single, ´Lean Mean Rock Machine,´ which comes accompanied by an electrifying animated video...

Listen To New Riot (V) Song "High Noon" Listen To New Riot (V) Song "High Noon"

80s Heavy Metal

The wait is almost over! Cult US heavy metallers RIOT (V) will finally unleash their much-anticipated studio album “Mean Streets” upon the world in...

Exodus To Release Live Album From 1989 "British Disaster: The Battle Of '89 (Live At The Astoria) Exodus To Release Live Album From 1989 "British Disaster: The Battle Of '89 (Live At The Astoria)

80s Heavy Metal

Thrash metal masters, EXODUS return with more than exciting news! Listen To the first single released below:  The band announces today their live album British...

Watch New Video By Anvil For "Feed Your Fantasy" From Upcoming New Album Watch New Video By Anvil For "Feed Your Fantasy" From Upcoming New Album

80s Heavy Metal

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have announced their new studio album, ‘One And Only’, for a release on June 28, 2024 via powerhouse label AFM Records! A first video single, “Feed Your...

Ratt Rarities Album Being Released By Deadline Music On May 31st Ratt Rarities Album Being Released By Deadline Music On May 31st

80s Heavy Metal

From the ’80s metal vault comes this collection of vintage demos and live recordings of one of the scene’s biggest hitmakers, RATT! Features the...

Babylon A.D. Returns With New Album "Rome Wasn't Built In A Day" Babylon A.D. Returns With New Album "Rome Wasn't Built In A Day"

80s Heavy Metal

Babylon A.D. announce their brand new studio album “Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day” to be released May 17th on Perris Records. It’s been...

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Scarefield-A Quiet Country Album Review

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The 80’s were one of the best times for both great horror movies and heavy metal music. Now, years later, along comes the band...

Watch First Video "Residue" From Slayer Guitarist Kerry King's New Album Watch First Video "Residue" From Slayer Guitarist Kerry King's New Album

Hard Rock & Metal

With his solo debut album, From Hell I Rise, set for a May 17 release (Reigning Phoenix Music), today Kerry King unveils “Residue,” the...

Hard Rock & Metal

Buckcherry‘s debut album turns 25 TODAY and the band is celebrating all month long!  Beginning April 6, frontman and founding member Josh Todd will take us down...

Metal Church Guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof Releases New Side-Project Album Hall Aflame Metal Church Guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof Releases New Side-Project Album Hall Aflame

80s Heavy Metal

Hall Aflame, the rock band which features Metal Church founding guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof, will release their long-awaited sophomore album “Amplifire” on May 3, 2024...

Firehouse Singer CJ Snare Dead At 64 Firehouse Singer CJ Snare Dead At 64

80s Heavy Metal

Firehouse has released the following information regarding singer CJ Snare’s untimely death: Today is a sad day for Rock N Roll. It is with...

Watch Brand New Bon Jovi Video For "Legendary" Watch Brand New Bon Jovi Video For "Legendary"

80s Heavy Metal

BON JOVI, Grammy Award@-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, and oneof history’s most iconic acts, continue their 40th-anniversary celebration, withthe release of...

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The Top 20 Hard Rock And Metal Albums Of 2023

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2023 had some really good hard rock and metal albums released if you know where to look and listen. The hard rock and metal...

45 Christian Heavy Metal Bands From The 80s And 90s That You Should Hear 45 Christian Heavy Metal Bands From The 80s And 90s That You Should Hear

80s Heavy Metal

Angelica Attempting to hit on the sound of guitar slingers like Van Halen and George Lynch, Angelica went for a more glam-sounding singer, similar...

20 Albums Released In 2023 That 80s Metal Fans Should Hear 20 Albums Released In 2023 That 80s Metal Fans Should Hear

80s Heavy Metal

Each year, it seems that the remaining 80s hard rock and metal bands that are still putting out new music seem to get smaller...

Check Out These 80s Metal And Hard Rock Stars' Real Names Check Out These 80s Metal And Hard Rock Stars' Real Names

80s Heavy Metal

Check out these 80’s Hard Rock And Metal Stars’ Real Names! Some of these names are well known to fans, while others might find...

Who Were The Top 15 Most-Glam Mainstream Metal Bands Of The 80s? Who Were The Top 15 Most-Glam Mainstream Metal Bands Of The 80s?

80s Heavy Metal

The 80s were the decade of excess and musically that was absolutely true as well. The hard rock and heavy metal musical landscape exploded...

Who Were The Best Straight Up, No Frills Hard Rock And Metal Bands Of The 80s? Who Were The Best Straight Up, No Frills Hard Rock And Metal Bands Of The 80s?

80s Heavy Metal

The 1980s hard rock and metal scene is widely known as a generation of excess and a lot of over-the-top imagery. In fact, most...

80s Rock & Pop

Listen To INXS' Michael Hutchence's Previously Unreleased Song "One Way"

80s Rock & Pop

In the great pantheon of musicians transcending above mere “celebrity” status, the late MICHAEL HUTCHENCE towers over most. A consummate “rock star” if there...

'80s POP HITMAKERS WANG CHUNG, MEN WITHOUT HATS, THE MOTELS, AND NAKED EYES ANNOUNCE THE “ABDUCTED BY THE '80s” TOUR '80s POP HITMAKERS WANG CHUNG, MEN WITHOUT HATS, THE MOTELS, AND NAKED EYES ANNOUNCE THE “ABDUCTED BY THE '80s” TOUR

80s Rock & Pop

The 1980s were a unique, fun-filled era of music shaped in no small part by the emergence of MTV and the genre of New...

Watch Kevin Bacon Perform The Song "Losing The Night" With His Band The Bacon Brothers Watch Kevin Bacon Perform The Song "Losing The Night" With His Band The Bacon Brothers

80s Rock & Pop

The Bacon Brothers, featuring Michael and Kevin Bacon, are excited to announce the release of their new video, “Losing The Night”, from their forthcoming...

80s Music Video Of The Day

Take a trip down memory lane with this list of one-hit wonders on the U.S. charts from the years 1980 and 1981. How many...

Legendary 80s Pop Icon Adam Ant Announces 2024 American Tour Legendary 80s Pop Icon Adam Ant Announces 2024 American Tour

80s Rock & Pop

Adam Ant is pleased to announce his ANTMUSIC 2024 U.S. tour, which commences March 21st in St. Louis, MO. The English Beat will be supporting...

Foreigner And Styx Announce Renegades And Jukebox Heroes Tour With John Waite Foreigner And Styx Announce Renegades And Jukebox Heroes Tour With John Waite

80s Rock & Pop

Foreigner has announced the following: This summer we’re hitting the road with Styx! “We always look forward to being with our buddies in Styx,”...

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Watch "Mercy" Video From Suicide Vocalist Alan Vega's Unreleased Album "Insurrection"

Alternative / Punk

Brooklyn-born master of minimalism Alan Vega is today announcing a previously unreleased new album, “Insurrection,“ and sharing the video for the lead single “Mercy.“ The video, directed by founding member of Jesus...

Alternative / Punk

Classic U.K. punk band Vice Squad has just released a newly remixed version of the song “Spitfire” along with a new video for the...

Bon Harris Says Nitzer Ebb Have No Plans For A New Studio Album Anytime In The Near Future Bon Harris Says Nitzer Ebb Have No Plans For A New Studio Album Anytime In The Near Future

Alternative / Punk

Electro-industrial legends Nitzer Ebb have released the following message regarding Douglas McCarthy’s health issues and the band’s future:

Face To Face, Save Ferris, Unwritten Law, Zebrahead & More Face To Face, Save Ferris, Unwritten Law, Zebrahead & More

Alternative / Punk

Brew Ha Ha Productions has announced the initial music lineup for the first-ever BRIGHTSIDE Music Festival, presented by WJRR-FM, on Saturday, April 27 at Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, Florida.  Summer comes...

Front 242 Singer Hospitalized Front 242 Singer Hospitalized

Alternative / Punk

After an incredible 40-plus-year run on the road, Belgian EBM act Front 242 are setting an end to their live concert career, announcing their...

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Toxic misogyny, violence against women, and incels are the latest target Al Jourgensen takes aim at in the song “B.D.E.” (aka “Big Dick Energy”)...

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BLUE ÖYSTER CULT

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Today, legendary rockers BLUE ÖYSTER CULT share a fresh single to celebrate the release of their new album, ‘Ghost Stories,’ out now on Frontiers...

Watch New Black Crowes Video For "Wanting And Waiting" Watch New Black Crowes Video For "Wanting And Waiting"

Hard Rock & Metal

The legendary Black Crowes have just released their latest single and music video for the song “Wanting And Waiting”. The song is from their...

Molly Hatchet Live Photos From Thunder By The Bay Festival, Sarasota, FL Molly Hatchet Live Photos From Thunder By The Bay Festival, Sarasota, FL

Hard Rock & Metal

Legendary Southern Hard Rockers Molly Hatchet played all their greatest hits to a large, enthusiastic crowd that was on their feet throughout the entire...

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The 26th Annual Thunder By The Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival is a three-day event held Feb. 16-18, 2024 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds that...

Watch AC/DC's First Live Appearance Since 2016 At The Power Trip Festival Watch AC/DC's First Live Appearance Since 2016 At The Power Trip Festival

80s Heavy Metal

You can watch the full live performance of AC/DC from their Power Trip show courtesy of the Riff Raff YouTube channel. The band ripped...

DEF LEPPARD AND JOURNEY ANNOUNCE SUMMER STADIUM TOUR 2024 WITH STEVE MILLER BAND, HEART, AND CHEAP TRICK DEF LEPPARD AND JOURNEY ANNOUNCE SUMMER STADIUM TOUR 2024 WITH STEVE MILLER BAND, HEART, AND CHEAP TRICK

80s Heavy Metal

Def Leppard and Journey are teaming up for the Summer Stadium Tour 2024 with Steve Miller Band, Heart, and Cheap Trick! The Rock &...

Rock Stars…Where Are They Now?

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W.A.S.P. was originally known for outrageous antics such as throwing raw meat into the audience and appearing to torture people on a horror-themed stage....

Winger...Where Are They Now? Winger...Where Are They Now?

Hard Rock & Metal

Winger released their debut album “Winger in 1988 and it scored the band its first platinum-selling album. Winger released its second album In the...

Britny Fox...Where Are They Now? Britny Fox...Where Are They Now?

Hard Rock & Metal

Britny Fox was formed in 1985 with “Dizzy” Dean Davidson on vocals, former Cinderella drummer Tony Destra, former Cinderella guitarist Michael Kelly Smith and...

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Hard Rock & Metal

After guitarist Jake E. Lee was fired from Ozzy Osbourne’s solo band, Badlands was formed when Lee recruited bassist Greg Chaisson, former Black Sabbath...

Hurricane...Where Are They Now? Hurricane...Where Are They Now?

Hard Rock & Metal

Hurricane started out in 1983-84 with the original lineup of lead vocalist Kelly Hansen (vocals/rhythm guitar), Robert Sarzo (guitar), Tony Cavazo (bass), and Jay...

Black N' Blue...Where Are They Now? Black N' Blue...Where Are They Now?

Hard Rock & Metal

  Black ‘N Blue was formed in 1981 and released four successful and critically acclaimed albums through Geffen Records including their self-titled debut (1984),...