Singer Jesse Leach Rejoins Killswitch Engage
After much speculation and rumor, Killswitch Engage have re-enlisted their original frontman Jesse Leach as their singer following the recent departure of vocalist Howard Jones. The news was simply broken by a photo of the lineup on the band’s official website.
Metallica To Make Big Announcement February 7
Metallica are tantalizing fans with a new video clip that promises a big announcement from the band this coming Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 11AM PT. What can it be? Another collaborative album with Lou Reed? We don’t think so! Whatever it is, it seems to be geared toward a big concert announ…
Anthrax Guitarist Fights Viral Infection and Drummer Exits Tour To Be With Ailing Mom
Earlier today, we reported that Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian missed last night’s show in Kansas City, Mo., due to an unspecified illness. Now, the band has released a statement explaining that Ian is battling a severe viral infection that caused him to be hospitalized in Los Angeles. In addition, the…
Riot Guitarist Mark Reale Dies at 57
Riot guitarist Mark Reale passed away Wednesday (Jan. 25) at the age of 57 after being hospitalized for severe complications from his longtime battle with Crohn’s disease. Reale had suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage and was in a coma for the past two weeks.
Godsmack, Staind and Halestorm Announce Dates for 2012 U.S. Tour
After revealing last week that they were touring together, Godsmack, Staind and Halestorm have now unveiled the dates for their joint U.S. tour.
Lacuna Coil Offer Advance Stream of New Album ‘Dark Adrenaline’
Lacuna Coil are offering fans a full preview of their album ‘Dark Adrenaline’ in advance of its release on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The entire disc is streaming over at SPIN.com (see link below).
New Nine Inch Nails Album on the Way
With all the awards and nominations Trent Reznor has been receiving for his soundtrack work on both ‘The Social Network’ and ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,’ it was beginning to look like the industrial-rock king had found an entire new career. But get y…
Anthony Kiedis’ Foot Surgery Forces Red Hot Chili Peppers to Postpone Tour Dates
Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis recently underwent surgery for multiple foot injuries, forcing the band to postpone their upcoming U.S. tour dates.
Van Halen Announce Tour Dates, Album Title and First Single
This just in: Van Halen have announced full dates for their North American tour in support of their new album, which is titled ‘A Different Kind of Truth.’
James Durbin Gets Married on New Year’s Eve
Rocker James Durbin tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Heidi Lowe on New Year’s Eve. The couple, who have a 2-year-old son named Hunter, wed at a chapel on the edge of the redwood forest near California’s Santa Cruz Mountains.
Staind Relive Birth of ‘Outside’ in 2011 Tour Video
Staind have posted a 10-minute video showing onstage and offstage highlights of their recently wrapped 2011 North American fall/winter tour.
Guns N’ Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys Among 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class will feature three bands that have helped shape rock music over the past 25 years — Guns N’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Beastie Boys were all announced as inductees today (Dec. 7). The ceremony will take place April 14 at the Rock …