Sebastian Bach Is Open to a Skid Row Reunion
By pretty much all accounts, the musical divorce between Skid Row and Sebastian Bach in the mid ’90s worked out pretty well for everyone — the band has moved on with singer Johnny Solinger, who’s logged over a decade in the position, and Bach has pursued an eclectic solo career, while dabbling in re…
Modest Mouse Debut New Song ‘Heart of Mine’ at California Show
It’s been five long years since Modest Mouse released ‘We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank,’ but ever so slowly, it looks like the band is inching toward a release date for their next album. They gave fans a taste of their new music over the weekend, unveilin…
Former Pantera Bassist Rex Brown Owes $450,000 in Back Taxes
It’s Tax Day, which means you might not be in a very good mood right now. But cheer up, because even if you’re writing the IRS a check this year, chances are you don’t owe anywhere near as much as former Pantera / Down bassist Rex ‘Rocker&CloseCu…
Hear Jack White’s Balloon Single, ‘Freedom at 21′
It’s rare these days for a new album by a high-profile artist to hit stores without the label agreeing to some sort of online “try before you buy” promotion, whether it’s streaming the record for free or releasing an electronic press kit that offers snippets of a few songs. But that stuff is for ama…
Jack White Releases New Single Via Helium Balloon
In the latest installment of what’s beginning to seem like a quest to become the Willy Wonka of rock ‘n’ roll, Jack White has followed up his label’s 3RPM vinyl compilation by releasing 1,000 flexidisc copies of ‘Freedom at 21,&CloseCurlyQu…
Stream M. Ward’s ‘Wasteland Companion’
It won’t be out until April 10, but if you just can’t wait that long to wrap your ears around M. Ward‘s new album ‘A Wasteland Companion,’ NPR has just the stream you’re looking for.
Bret Michaels Drafts KISS, Pantera, Van Halen + Aerosmith Members for New Album
Recording a duet with Miley Cyrus must have triggered some sort of collaboration fever for Bret Michaels. For his new album, ‘Get Your Rock On,’ he broke out his rolodex and lined up a veritable who’s who of rock ‘n’ roll luminaries, includ…
Slash Admits He Once French-Kissed a Giraffe
Rock ‘n’ roll has acquired a lot of wild mysteries and legends over the years, but during his recent appearance on Australia’s Triple M radio, Slash was forced to address what might be one of the all-time wackiest: the rumor that he once French-kissed a giraffe.
Jesse Leach on Auditioning for His Killswitch Engage Return + Band’s New Material
Now that the official announcement is out of the way, Jesse Leach can start talking publicly about his reunion with Killswitch Engage — and he hasn’t wasted any time, offering a few hints about what fans can expect from the band’s new material during a recent ra…
In Flames Concert Cut Short After Bomb Threat
The audience at last night’s (Feb. 9) Albuquerque, N.M., stop on the In Flames and Trivium tour missed out on seeing the full experience, due to a bomb threat that forced In Flames to cut their set short before completing their final song of the show.
Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne: If Tony Iommi Dies, I’m Gonna Kill Him!
While fan outcry grows over the recent rift between Bill Ward and the rest of his bandmates in the newly reunited Black Sabbath, guitarist Tony Iommi continues his battle against cancer — and he can count on vocal support (in more ways than one) from Ozzy Osbourne.
Killswitch Engage Officially Confirm Jesse Leach as New Singer
Confirming an earlier report, Killswitch Engage have replaced recently departed singer Howard Jones by turning to a familiar face (and voice): original vocalist Jesse Leach.