Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

XS ROCK

XS ROCK – IF IT’S MUSIC THAT ROCKS, YOU’LL FIND IT HERE!

Latest Hard Rock And Metal Articles

Kix - Greatest Video Hits

Kix – Greatest Video Hits

Jul 7, 20211 min read

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0UOCF8-R4fHYw74SA0Ph-71pV7y1FQZT

def leppard

Def Leppard – The Greatest Video Hits

Jul 4, 20211 min read

Check out this YouTube playlist of Def Leppard’s greatest video hits hand-picked by our staff at XS ROCK. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0UOCF8-R4fHF7Gg-YLN5UKWY-c_O01hv

Faster Pussycat - The Greatest Music Videos

Faster Pussycat – The Greatest Music Videos

Jun 25, 20211 min read

For those who like their rock n’ roll sleazy…there’s no one better than Faster Pussycat. Mainstay and vocalist Taime Downe has delivered the goods since day one and the band continues to tour and release new material. Check out the…

Hurricane...Where Are They Now?

Hurricane…Where Are They Now?

Jun 15, 20214 min read

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 Schellen (drums). Robert Sarzo is the brother of Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake) and…

dummy-img

Ratt – The Greatest Music Videos

Jun 13, 20211 min read

Check out this great YouTube playlist of the greatest music videos by RATT.

Cinderella ...Where Are They Now?

Cinderella – Greatest Music Videos Playlist

Jun 12, 20211 min read

Check out this great YouTube playlist of the greatest music videos by Cinderella. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0UOCF8-R4fFvftnAhpSc9nHELjsnSfJi

Guns N' Roses - Greatest Video Hits Playlist

Guns N’ Roses – Greatest Video Hits Playlist

Jun 11, 20211 min read

Check out this YouTube playlist of the best videos by Guns N’ Roses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1tj2zJ2Wvg&list=PL0UOCF8-R4fHRL_vRYs1hQdZTo42cI1HC

Dokken - Greatest Video Hits

Dokken – Greatest Video Hits

Jun 8, 20211 min read

Dokken quickly built a following during the 80s with their debut album and first single, “Breaking The Chains”. With powerful vocals by Don Dokken, guitar work by George Lynch who is considered one of the top all-time rock guitarist, bassist…

Watch Our Playlist For The Greatest Video Hits By Skid Row

Watch Our Playlist For The Greatest Video Hits By Skid Row

Jun 8, 20211 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RIeycixkK8&list=PL0UOCF8-R4fHV7BBEyo4w0rYvno64sSXH Skid Row took full advantage of the exposure that MTV and other video channels offered them in the 1980s and beyond. Check out our specially curated YouTube playlist of the best Skid Row music videos! Check out the latest…

Watch Our Playlist For The Greatest Video Hits By Motley Crue

Watch Our Playlist For The Greatest Video Hits By Motley Crue

Jun 7, 20211 min read

Motley Crue took full advantage of the exposure that MTV and other video channels offered them in the 1980s and beyond. Check out our specially curated YouTube playlist of the best Motley Crue music videos! Check out the latest happenings…

Megadeth Parts Ways With Bassist David Ellefson After Controversy

Megadeth Parts Ways With Bassist David Ellefson After Controversy

May 24, 20211 min read

Dave Mustaine has posted the following regarding longtime bass player David Ellefson. Ellefson has been involved in a controversy which we reported on earlier. You can read the details here: https://xsrock.com/mega-problems-for-megadeths-david-ellefson/

Listen To Faster Pussycat's

Listen To Faster Pussycat’s “Pirate Love” One Of The First News Songs To Be Released In 15 Years!

May 20, 20211 min read

https://youtu.be/1dVaOge4Eic Faster Pussycat will release their NEW SINGLE “NOLA” & B-Side “PIRATE LOVE” on MAY 21st, 2021! These songs represent the first new songs to be released in 15 years! Pirate Love is the band’s version of the Johnny Thunders…

dummy-img

Mega Problems For Megadeth’s David Ellefson

May 11, 20212 min read

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has some Mega-Problems to deal with and has made the following statement via his Instagram account: As you may or not know, some private and personal conversations and interactions have surfaced online, released with ill intention…

Interview With Jeff Pilson From The End Machine, Dokken and Foreigner

Interview With Jeff Pilson From The End Machine, Dokken and Foreigner

May 5, 202114 min read

XS ROCK: Hey, man. Thanks for taking the time out to talk to us today. You’re one of the busiest guys I think there is in rock. Jeff Pilson: Then how come I feel lazy? (Laughs) XS ROCK: Well, I…

Mudvayne Reunites After A 12-Year Hiatus

Mudvayne Reunites After A 12-Year Hiatus

Apr 19, 20214 min read

Mudvayne–one of the most creative and distinctive bands in the aggressive music world–has announced that they’re reuniting after a 12-year hiatus, and will be performing at all four Danny Wimmer Presents U.S. festivals in 2021: Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival (a headlining performance) in…

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

Black N’ Blue…Where Are They Now?

Mar 25, 20214 min read

  Black ‘N Blue was formed in 1981 and released four successful and critically acclaimed albums through Geffen Records including their self-titled debut (1984), “Without Love” (1985), “Nasty Nasty” (1986), and “In Heat” (1987), with the latter two albums produced…

Biohazard…Where Are They Now?

Biohazard…Where Are They Now?

Feb 1, 20214 min read

With their unique mixture of Hardcore, Metal and Groove/Rap, BIOHAZARD crested the Mount Olympus of the international Hardcore and Metal scene at the beginning of the 90s. What started out with »Biohazard« (1990) found its worthy continuation in »Urban Discipline«…

CHILDREN OF BODOM Guitarist/Vocalist ALEXI LAIHO Dead At 41

CHILDREN OF BODOM Guitarist/Vocalist ALEXI LAIHO Dead At 41

Jan 4, 20211 min read

Multiple news outlets are now reporting that former Children Of Bodom Guitarist/Vocalist Alexi Laiho has died at the age of 41. He died at his home in Helsinki Finland after battling “long-term health issues.” Laiho was highly respected for guitar…

White Lion...Where Are They Now?

White Lion…Where Are They Now?

Dec 26, 20203 min read

White Lion was formed in New York City in 1983 by Danish vocalist/guitarist Mike Tramp and American guitarist Vito Bratta. The band had two top 10 hits with the songs “Wait” and When The Children Cry” both from the album…

Robin McAuley Discusses Black Swan Album, Michael Schenker and Recent Health Scare

Robin McAuley Discusses Black Swan Album, Michael Schenker and Recent Health Scare

Dec 22, 20201 min read

Back before COVID-19 shut down almost everything, we spoke with MSG singer Robin McAuley about the new album he recently recorded with Reb Beach, Jeff Pilson and Matt Starr called “Black Swan”. The interview has been delayed being published until…

Check Out George Lynch's New Industrial Metal Side Project

George Lynch, Devix AKA and, Joe Haze Discusses New Band Project “The Banishment” In New Interview

Dec 13, 20202 min read

The idea for THE BANISHMENT has been years in the making for LYNCH to further push his creativity into darker, subliminal and chaotic territories. To accomplish this, he teamed up with HAZE over five years ago, who in addition to being the live guitarist for Lords of…

XS ROCK Exclusive Interview With

Doro Pesch Discusses Her New Box Set Magic Diamonds In New Interview

Dec 12, 20205 min read

It’s always a pleasure to speak to the Queen Of Metal, Doro Pesch and in our latest interview with her, she opens up about her new box set that features almost 4 hours of music. Listen to our interview with…

Seduce To Re-Release Classic Albums

Seduce To Re-Release Classic Albums

Nov 10, 20202 min read

Seduce is a heavy metal/power trio formed in Detroit in the 1980s. Seduce is best known for their appearance in Penelope Spheeris’ cult film “The Decline and Fall of Western Civilization Part II”, where they were the only band not…

John Bush Talks With XS ROCK About Armored Saint's Fantastic New Album

John Bush Talks With XS ROCK About Armored Saint’s Fantastic New Album “Punching The Sky”

Oct 23, 20202 min read

2020 has been one hell of a year so far.  But if you’re looking for something positive to help get through the madness, Armored Saint’s latest album “Punching The Sky” is exactly what the doctor ordered. We talk with Armored…

Pretty Maids Singer Ronnie Atkins Fighting Stage 4 Incurable Cancer

Pretty Maids Singer Ronnie Atkins Fighting Stage 4 Incurable Cancer

Oct 19, 20202 min read

Pretty Maids vocalist Ronnie Atkins has announced the following update about his current battle with cancer: As promised a week ago here’s a little update on my current health situation. I’m not gonna go into details, but just state that…

Facebook

Music Reviews

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...

Rock Stars…Where Are They Now?

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...

badlands badlands

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),...

Alternative-Punk-Electronic

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...

80s Rock & Pop

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,”...

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...

Hard Rock & Metal News

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...