It’s the first Monday in September and that can mean only one thing – Happy Labor Day! A tribute to working Americans who help keep the country afloat, this day is for you – so sit back, relax and enjoy. Some equally hard-w
Fans of Black Veil Brides will have to wait a little longer for the band’s new disc as the release date was recently pushed back from late October to January 2013, but new photos from the studio show a hint of some of the “big things” that might be in the works including a guest appearance on vocals.
Current Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell spent most of his career in the ‘80s playing in the band Dio with Ronnie James Dio. When Campbell parted ways with Dio in 1986, it wasn’t on the best terms and the war of words between the two continued throughout their careers. Now, years later, Campbell admits that he regrets some of the things he said about the late singer.
In a new lengthy video clip posted by Metallica, the metal band takes you behind the scenes at their meet and greet at one of their Canadian tour stops Edmonton, Alberta. Additionally, the video invites fans into Metallica’s intimate tuning room on tour and shares live footage of one of their biggest hits from the show that night (Aug 17) – the first of two shows there.
After recent comments from Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst about the band’s current status in the U.S., the idea of a tour seemed like a fleeting one. Durst referred to his band as “a moment in time” saying it was “over” but a new tweet from the frontman seems to suggest something different.
The lineup for the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has been announced and it’s a raging one. Fresh off their opening spot on the 2012 Mayhem Fest main stage, Asking Alexandria will be headlining. In addition, support acts As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and Attila round out the bill.
Van Halen recently announced the postponement of some upcoming dates in Japan after Eddie Van Halen underwent what is being described as emergency for the ailment diverticulitis, which is a condition found in the large intestine and can result in serious pain, as was the case for the Van Halen guitar legend.
About a week ago, the Smashing Pumpkins announced their plans for a fall arena tour set to kick off in early October. While the cities for the trek were announced, the dates and locations were still a mystery until now.
Between his latest solo disc ‘Apocalyptic Love’ and being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Guns N’ Roses, it’s been an eventful year for guitarist Slash, and a new photo book due out in October will continue to celebrate his career chronicling the last 20 years of the rockers life in photos.
Fans holding out hope that retired Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing might find himself missing the stage and return to the band should probably put that notion to bed. Downing, who gave up his career with Judas Priest to focus on his love for golf and developing a multi-million dollar sporting complex complete with luxury hotel and world class golf course, seems to be pretty happy with his current venture.
Losing a talent competition to a tap-dancing cowgirl might bring some rockers down, but for siblings Lzzy and Arejay Hale, all it did was cement the idea that they were born to be performers. In a new interview with Beacon Audio, singer Lzzy Hale discusses the moment that helped shape the outcome of the rest of her life and she points to their very first live show as the official kick-off of Halestorm.
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