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Y & T Frontman Dave Meniketti Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Y & T Frontman Dave Meniketti Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Feb 19, 20222 min read

Y & T vocalist Dave Meniketti has posted the following news via the Y & T Facebook page: First of all, I wanted to thank everyone who have sent nice thoughts my way after hearing I had to move shows…

Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison & Joan Jett Tour Finally Happens

Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison & Joan Jett Tour Finally Happens

Feb 17, 20221 min read

IT’S FINALLY HAPPENING đŸ”„ The Stadium Tour with Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison, & Joan Jett and the Blackhearts kicks off in June – including 5 new dates added! Pre-sales start tomorrow, general on-sale Friday, Feb 25. NEW DATES:Aug 08…

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Listen To New Song”The Western Sky”, By Thunder

Feb 17, 20224 min read

Icons of British hard rock, Thunder, have announced a brand new album, ‘Dopamine’, out on 29th April 2022, as well as unveiling the first single lifted from it, ‘The Western Sky’, the new video is available to watch HERE.  https://youtu.be/8UGK9Uuqh3I ‘Dopamine’ is…

Metallica's Kirk Hammett To Release First Solo Album

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett To Release First Solo Album

Feb 14, 20223 min read

Metallica has announced the following regarding Kirk’s solo outing: Did somebody say solo project? You read right! Our very own Kirk Hammett has recorded Portals, a four-song instrumental EP, and will be celebrating Record Store Day with its worldwide release exclusively…

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Incredible YouTube Metal Covers of Gurrenge

Feb 9, 20224 min read

Gurenge was one of the hottest songs to cover last year on YouTube. While it could already be considered metal, many of the loving covers made it heavier. Each has passion and a fun take on the classic original opening…

Union Featuring Ex-KISS and Motley Crue Members Shares Free Concert For All

Union Featuring Ex-KISS and Motley Crue Members Shares Free Concert For All

Feb 9, 20221 min read

Union has been gearing up for some surprises lately. Today the band featuring Bruce Kulick (KISS) and John Corabi (Motley Crue, The Scream) have released the following free concert video for your viewing pleasure. The band says: 22 years ago…

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Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Calls Pearl Jam One Of The Most Boring Bands Ever

Feb 6, 20221 min read

Nikki Sixx took to Twitter to make his feelings known about Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam: Made me laugh today reading how much the singer in Pearl Jam hated @MotleyCrue. Now considering that they’re one of the most boring bands…

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Ex-W.A.S.P. Guitarist Chris Holmes Has Throat And Neck Cancer

Feb 5, 20222 min read

The wife of Chris Holmes, Cathy-Sarah Holmes has posted the following via her Facebook Page: This post is not easy to write because of the personal nature of it and we would rather you hear it directly from us before…

Arch Enemy Announces New Album “Deceivers”

Arch Enemy Announces New Album “Deceivers”

Jan 30, 20225 min read

On July 29th, extreme metal masters Arch Enemy will release their 11th studio album, Deceivers, via Century Media Records. A collection of 11 tracks that are ruthlessly catchy and mercilessly violent, Deceivers stands toe-to-toe with the highlights of the band’s…

Sunset Strip Legends Shark Island Release Remastered

Sunset Strip Legends Shark Island Release Remastered “S’Cool Bus” Album

Jan 29, 20222 min read

SHARK ISLAND AND DEKO ENTERTAINMENT HAVE TEAMED UP TO DUST OFF THEIR 1986 INDEPENDENT RELEASE S’COOL BUS. REMASTERED AND REPACKAGED WITH BONUS TRACKS, IT HITS STORES FEBRUARY 25TH!   Shark Island was once the house band at the world-famous Gazzaris on…

Former MEGADETH Members Unite to Honor the Legacy of Drummer GAR SAMUELSON

Former MEGADETH Members Unite to Honor the Legacy of Drummer GAR SAMUELSON

Jan 29, 20224 min read

Bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Chris Poland have come together to record one final song posthumously with their friend and former MEGADETH drummer Gar Samuelson. The new track “The Raven” is the latest single from Fatal Opera, part of a new twelve-song collection of demo material compiled as the group’s…

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DREAM THEATER RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “TRANSCENDING TIME”

Jan 26, 20222 min read

On the heels of their recent third GRAMMY nomination and as their rescheduled North American tour kicks off next week on February 2nd, millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater are releasing another music video from their recently released 15th studio album A View From…

VIOLET BLEND reveal new music video “Among All These Fools”

VIOLET BLEND reveal new music video “Among All These Fools”

Jan 20, 20223 min read

Violet Blend are back with a new music video for their latest single “Among All These Fools”. This is the second single from the band’s new album Demons, which is set to drop worldwide on April 1, 2022 via Eclipse Records. The music video…

Former Shotgun Messiah Vocalist Returns With New Video And Song

Former Shotgun Messiah Vocalist Returns With New Video And Song

Jan 14, 20222 min read

Wild Kingdom Records are thrilled to announce the signing of Hard Rock legend Zinny Zan & Stefan Bergström (Easy Action, Shotgun Messiah, Zan Clan & Skintrade) under the band name ZINNY ZAN. The group’s first single, “Heartbreak City”, is a classic rocker track! A straightforward up-tempo beat with…

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Listen To New Scorpions Song “Rock Believer”

Jan 14, 20223 min read

SCORPIONS have shared the title track for their new album Rock Believer. Listen here.  https://open.spotify.com/album/1Wx6vTc4adeBbEJgQCbZV3 Commenting on the advance release of the title track of their latest album, due out on February 25, Klaus Meine, both singer and author of the lyrics, says, “Over the years, we’ve heard…

W.A.S.P. Announce 40th Anniversary World Tour U.S. Dates with Support Act Armored Saint

W.A.S.P. Announce 40th Anniversary World Tour U.S. Dates with Support Act Armored Saint

Jan 12, 20224 min read

Blackie Lawless discussing the U.S. tour dates: https://youtu.be/Fmsm2uBVP0w Hollywood, CA (January 12, 2022) — June 6th 2022 marks the 40th Anniversary of the band that has rocked and shocked, thrashed, trashed, and blasted its way into shock and roll history.…

Lita Ford To Release “Live And Deadly” Album In February

Lita Ford To Release “Live And Deadly” Album In February

Jan 12, 20221 min read

She’s the Hollywood queen of epic, arena-sized power rock and this magnificent concert performance shows why!Recorded live at “one of Lita’s favorite watering holes” in 2000, this album blasts with astonishing energy featuring Ford’s finest including the blockbuster single “Close…

SABATON Unleashes New Single,

SABATON Unleashes New Single, “Soldier of Heaven”

Jan 8, 20222 min read

Between the several battlegrounds of World War 1, there was no scene as hostile as the feared Alpine front that involved a series of battles at the border between Austria-Hungary and Italy. High above in the Alps, men would fight in…

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BulletBoys Lose Two Original Band Members After Reunion

Jan 4, 20221 min read

A little over two years ago the Bulletboys announced a reunion of the original band members and were said to be working on new music together. While there haven’t been any new singles or albums released, the band did a…

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Helloween Gets “Down In The Dumps” In Latest Video

Dec 29, 20211 min read

Released in June 2021, »Helloween« is THE metal album of 2021 – a milestone fans were waiting decades for. Critics and companions are united in their crystal clear opinion that this is a masterpiece album that will write metal history. The 7…

Long Lost Rough Cutt Album Released

Long Lost Rough Cutt Album Released

Dec 17, 20213 min read

What was once lost has been found! The history of Rough Cutt continues to unfold at the DDR Music Group with the release of ‘Rhythm Machine’ from THE PERRY MCCARTY YEARS. Featuring ex Warrior and Atomic Playboys frontman and vocalist…

Cinderella's Tom Keifer, Faster Pussycat, And L.A. Guns Announce U.S. Tour!

Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Faster Pussycat, And L.A. Guns Announce U.S. Tour!

Dec 16, 20212 min read

Big news for 80’s hard rock and metal fans. Tom Keifer has posted the following announcement along with currently confirmed tour dates: Tour announcement… Sonic Slam 2022 tour!!!#keiferband is amped to hit the tour trail with two killer bands &…

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Rock Legends GIANT return with new video for “Never Die Young”

Dec 15, 20212 min read

FOUNDING MEMBERS DAVID HUFF & MIKE BRIGNARDELLO, GUITARIST JOHN ROTH JOINED BY NEW VOCALIST KENT HILLI GIANT, the powerhouse rock quartet, are set to unleash their highly anticipated fifth studio album, “Shifting Time” on January 21, 2022. Now anchored by…

Listen To Former Black Sabbath Vocalist Tony Martin's New Song

Listen To Former Black Sabbath Vocalist Tony Martin’s New Song “As The World Burns”

Dec 11, 20213 min read

Tony Martin, former Black Sabbath singer, announces his upcoming solo album “THORNS”, to be released worldwide on January 14, 2022, is now available for pre-order. The album is licensed in all of North and South America by Dark Star Records,…

Blackie Lawless Discusses the W.A.S.P. 40th Anniversary World Tour in a New Video

Blackie Lawless Discusses the W.A.S.P. 40th Anniversary World Tour in a New Video

Dec 10, 20213 min read

June 6th 2022 marks the 40th Anniversary of one of the most infamous, notorious, controversial Heavy Metal Bands in the World
W.A.S.P. So join W.A.S.P. for this very special 40th Anniversary World Tour that kicks off in Milan, Italy on March 18,…

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

80s Heavy Metal

The mighty Saxon have returned with one of the best albums in years. Hell, Fire, And Damnation represent everything that I love about Saxon....

Seven Of Sevendust Box Set Review Seven Of Sevendust Box Set Review

Hard Rock & Metal

Sevendust is one of those bands that I listened to originally from their first album and then somewhere along the way about 2 or...

Watch The Video For Dokken's Song "The Fugitive" From New Album "Heaven Comes Down" Watch The Video For Dokken's Song "The Fugitive" From New Album "Heaven Comes Down"

80s Heavy Metal

Dokken returns to release their 13th studio album, ‘Heaven Comes Down’, their first new album in 11 years. During that time Don Dokken had...

Music Reviews

Glenn Hughes is known as “The Voice Of Rock”, and with good reason. After stints in bands like Trapeze, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, and...

Alternative / Punk

Date: August 26th Venue: Mid-Florida Credit Union Amphitheater, Tampa, FL Filter got the opening spot on the Freaks On Parade tour which also included...

Alternative / Punk

The term “legendary” is often thrown around loosely these days, but the word legendary absolutely applies to the Misfits. The Misfits hit the scene...

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Where Are They Now?

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),...

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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...

Alternative / Punk

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”)...

Punk Legends Cock Sparrer To Release Their Final Album "Hand On Heart" Punk Legends Cock Sparrer To Release Their Final Album "Hand On Heart"

Alternative / Punk

Punk legends Cock Sparrer announce their 8th and final album on vinyl, splatter vinyl, picture disc, CD, cassette and digital formats! No one (band...

Social Distortion And Bad Religion Announce Co-Headliner U.S. Tour Social Distortion And Bad Religion Announce Co-Headliner U.S. Tour

Alternative / Punk

Social Distortion’s Mike Ness has posted the following regarding the tour: It gives us great pleasure to announce that in April we will be...

Co-Founder Of The Dictators, Scott Kempner Dead At 69 Co-Founder Of The Dictators, Scott Kempner Dead At 69

Alternative / Punk

The guitarist and co-founder of The Dictators Scott “Top Ten” Kempner has died at age 69 from complications of dementia. He would also co-found...

Shane MacGowan, Pogues Singer Dead At 65 Shane MacGowan, Pogues Singer Dead At 65

Alternative / Punk

Pogues singer Shane MacGowan has died after a lengthy stay in ICU for an infection. A statement on behalf of Shane MacGowan’s wife Victoria...

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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,”...

80s Heavy Metal

Goodwyn was not only the singer but also the guitarist and main songwriter for the band. Goodwyn was widely revered as a great songwriter...

80s Pop Icon Tiffany releases new single “Angels All Around” 80s Pop Icon Tiffany releases new single “Angels All Around”

80s Rock & Pop

Just in time for the Holidays Tiffany is set to release the new single “Angels All Around” and the Limited Edition NEW Shadows cover....

Daryl Hall Gets Restraining Order Against John Oates Daryl Hall Gets Restraining Order Against John Oates

80s Rock & Pop

There’s big drama in the Hall & Oates camp as an ongoing legal battle between Daryl Hall and John Oates continues with Hall gaining...

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Watch New Video For Humanoid From Accept's New Album

80s Heavy Metal

Accept has posted the following info about the first single and video from their upcoming new album: HUMANOID UNLEASHED! The first single, the title...

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

80s Heavy Metal

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...

Motorhead Release The Lost Tapes Series As CD Collection Motorhead Release The Lost Tapes Series As CD Collection

80s Heavy Metal

‘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...

Judas Priest Announces New Album "Invincible Shield" Judas Priest Announces New Album "Invincible Shield"

80s Heavy Metal

Judas Priest just dropped their newest track from their upcoming new album “Invincible Shield” and it should really appeal to fans of the Judas...

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

80s Heavy Metal

Ace Frehley comments on the new video: THE CHERRY MEDICINE VIDEO IS HERE!! This is one of my favorite tracks on the album, and...

80s Heavy Metal

Def Leppard has released several videos on YouTube showcasing their concert at The Whisky back in 2022. Def Leppard is currently out on tour...