Marilyn Manson + Beastie Boys Make Mark on Billboard 200 Chart
Marilyn Manson scores a Top 10 debut on the Billboard 200 album chart with his new disc ‘Born Villain,’ while the Beastie Boys make a giant leap on the tally in the wake of the tragic news of founding member Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s death on May …
Axl Rose, Tony Iommi, James Hetfield + More Featured in ‘Classic Rock Avengers’ Poll
‘The Avengers’ set a record for the biggest opening weekend ever, raking in over $200 million. That shattered the old mark by 2010′s ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2′ by almost $40 million. The movie features a collection of superheroes such …
Slash Announces Dates for 2012 North America Summer Tour
Currently in the midst of touring the United Stages, Slash and his band have announced dates for another North American headlining leg beginning in July. Slash’s sophomore solo CD ‘Apocalyptic Love’ will be released May 22.
Serj Tankian Teases First Single ‘Figure It Out’ From Upcoming Solo Album ‘Harakiri’
Serj Tankian, vocalist for System of a Down, recently announced his third solo album, ‘Harakiri,’ will be released July 10. Now, a teaser video for the first single ‘Figure It Out’ has been unveiled.
Slash Believes Hall of Fame Gig Closed the Book on Guns N’ Roses Reunion Speculation
Now that the drama of the Guns N’ Roses Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction is behind him, Slash reflected on the turmoil and publicity leading up to the induction, and the ceremony itself.
Deftones Singer Chino Moreno and Former Isis Members Form New Band Palms
Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno has joined forces with ex-Isis members Clifford Meyer (guitar/keyboards), Jeff Caxide (bass/keyboards) and Aaron Harris (drums) to form the new band Palms.
2012 Summer Slaughter Tour Dates Announced
It was announced a couple months ago that Cannibal Corpse and Between the Buried and Me would be headlining the 6th annual Summer Slaughter Tour, and now the dates for the 2012 trek have been released.
AC/DC Exhibition To Open at Seattle’s Experience Music Project Museum
An exhibition of AC/DC artifacts called ‘AC/DC: Australia’s Family Jewels’ opens Saturday (April 28) at Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle. The collection, developed in association with AC/DC, made its debut at Arts Centre Melbourne in Australia in the …
Puscifer Unveil Dates for 2012 Summer U.S. Tour
Maynard James Keenan’s band Puscifer kicks off another tour in June in support of their 2011 album ‘Conditions of My Parole.’ The traveling comedy rock extravaganza launches at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tenn.
Spineshank Unveil Cover Art + Track List for Upcoming Album ‘Anger Denial Acceptance’
It has been nine years since the last studio album from alt-metallers Spineshank, and now they have unveiled the cover art and track listing for their comeback release ‘Anger Denial Acceptance.’
Zakk Wylde Dishes on New Book, Upcoming Ozzy Osbourne Gigs + More
Axe wizard Zakk Wylde‘s talks about his new book ‘Bringing Metal to the Children‘ and many other topics in a recent interview with The Nervous Breakdown. The book offers practical advice for musicians like how to get a record deal, but the advice is given with Wylde&Close…
Deftones in Studio Working on a New Album
After reports a few weeks ago that Deftones were set to enter the studio in July, photos posted on their Twitter feed this week indicate they are already hard at work recording a new album.