Music News

 

WATCH FAN FILMED FOOTAGE OF HALESTROM’S LZZY HALE FRONTING SKID ROW

Halestrorm front woman Lzzy Hale is fronting Skid Row, on their four remaining tour dates. The singer graciously accepted the invite to fill in for the band’s previous frontman, Swedish Idol contestant Erik Grönwall — who departed band to focus on his health. See fan filmed footage of the second night below. Halestorm covered Skid Row‘s, Slave To The […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 2 Comments

FIREHOUSE ANNOUNCE NATE PECK AS THEIR NEW SINGER

Nate Peck, 2023 American Idol golden ticket recipient from Season 21, has officially joined Firehouse as the band’s new lead vocalist. He replaces late frontman CJ Snare, who died on April 5th at the age of 64 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Peck performed an outstanding audition for American Idol judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Richie praised Nate‘s performance, saying: “That was brilliant… The best rock singer […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | Leave a comment

RICHIE KOTZEN RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE, “CHEAP SHOTS,” ANNOUNCES FALL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

Richie Kotzen announces U.S. tour dates in the fall. His 2024 U.S. solo tour kicks off on September 13th at The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano, taking him across the country throughout September and October, ending on November 2nd in Dallas, TX at the Granada Theater. Ahead of Kotzen’s European tour this summer, he […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 2 Comments

KERRY KING RELEASES VIDEO FOR NEW SONG, “TOXIC”

Slayer guitarist Kerry King has finally released his debut solo album, From Hell I Rise, through Reigning Phoenix Music. The project’s brand-new video, Toxic, can be seen below. Similar to King‘s acclaimed Residue video (which can be seen here), which was released last month, Toxic was shot at a downtown Phoenix studio and features a fiery, high energy, heavy assault of performance from King‘s new band: Mark […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 1 Comment

QUIET RIOT WILL HEADLINE “ROCK FOR RONNIE” CONCERT ON MAY 19TH, WHICH WILL BE HOSTED BY EDDIE TRUNK, AND WILL BE FREE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

The Rock For Ronnie Year of the Dragon Concert Celebration, an afternoon of rock music and fun for the entire family, will take place on May 19th, 11AM to 6PM, at the Lou Bredlow Pavilion at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills, CA. Headlining the Rock For Ronnie event will be heavy metal veterans Quiet […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | Leave a comment

DAVE ELLEFSON SAID HIS FAVORITE METALLICA RELEASE WAS THEIR DEMO, “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER”

Greg Prato for Ultimate Guitar spoke with former Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson, where the bassist discussed the early days of thrash metal. Ultimate Guitar: You were a part of the scene when thrash metal was being defined. What did you think of the other bands like Slayer and Metallica, and what impressed you about them? […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 1 Comment

SEBASTIAN BACH RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “FREEDOM,” EDDIE TRUNK HAS A CAMEO

Sebastian Bach has today (May 18th) released a new video for Freedom, the latest track from his just-released and much-anticipated Child Within The Man (Reigning Phoenix Music) album—his first solo effort in 10 years. The new single by singer, songwriter, author, Broadway star, and actor features lyrics by Sebastian Bach, music by him and John 5 (who […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 4 Comments

MIKE TRAMP’S WHITE LION ANNOUNCE LATE SUMMER/EARLY FALL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

Mike Tramp’s White Lion, the band fronted by former White Lion singer Mike Tramp, will embark on a U.S. tour this summer. So far the following shows have been announced: Aug. 23 – [to be announced] – Las Vegas, NVAug. 24 – Club 44 – Glendale, AZAug. 29 – Arcada Theater – St. Charles, ILAug. 30 – Epic […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 1 Comment

GUITARIST MARK TREMONTI ANNOUNCES SOLO DATES THIS DECEMBER PERFORMING SELECTIONS FROM “TREMONTI SINGS SINATRA” AND “CHRISTMAS CLASSICS NEW & OLD”

GRAMMY® Award Winning musician, producer, author as well as founding member of hard rock bands Creed, Alter Bridge, and Tremonti, Mark Tremonti is announcing his next batch of solo headline dates in support of his recent releases Tremonti Sings Sinatra and Christmas Classics New & Old. Mark will be joined by members of Frank Sinatra’s touring band who have become the […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | Leave a comment

MICK MARS DISCUSSES HIS SOUND ON HIS SOLO RECORD STATING HE DIDN’T WANT TO SOUND LIKE “AN OLD ROCKER THAT’S PLAYING 1980S MUSIC”

Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars was a recent guest on Kalamazoo’s WRKR‘s, The Rocker Morning Show. Snippets of what was discussed appear below as transcribed by blabbermouth.net. When asked about the variety of sounds, and musical styles, covered on his debut solo album, The Other Side Of Mars. He said , “I think that me being on my own really […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 1 Comment

DEL LEPPARD FRONTMAN JOE ELLIOTT IS NOT A FAN OF THE TERM “HEAVY METAL”

During a new appearance on the Rockonteurs With Gary Kemp And Guy Pratt podcast, frontman Joe Elliott once again dismissed suggestions that Def Leppard is a heavy metal band. He said (as transcribed by blabbermouth.net), “I have an issue with the term ‘heavy metal’ because everybody outside of rock always thinks if you’re a heavy metal band, it’s like bad news… You […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 6 Comments

SEBASTIAN BACH CELEBRATES TODAY’S “CHILD WITHIN THE MAN” ALBUM RELEASE WITH NEW SINGLE “FREEDOM”

Sebastian Bach has a lot to celebrate today. It’s the release day for his much-anticipated Child Within The Man (Reigning Phoenix Music) album—his first solo effort in 10 years—and tonight he’ll launch the U.S. leg of his What Do I Got To Lose? Tour. The singer, songwriter, author, Broadway star, and actor has also released a new […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 3 Comments

CARMINE APPICE REBUILDS LEGENDARY ROCK BAND CACTUS WITH POWERFUL NEW ALL-STAR ALBUM

Coming off two acclaimed studio albums (Black Dawn, Tightrope),and an energized historic live album, Birth Of Cactus, founding member and world-renowned drummer Carmine Appice returns with the ultimate tribute to his legendary rock band. Temple of Blues – Influences And Friends merges the members of Cactus with a super ensemble of guest artists, all of whom have called the group among their biggest […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 1 Comment

THE DEAD DAISIES SHARE THEIR NEW SINGLE “LIGHT ‘EM UP”

The Dead Daisies have released Light ‘Em Up, the first single and title track of their upcoming album. The full-length disc will follow on September 6th through Germany’s SPV and Japan’s Ward Records. The Dead Daisies frontman John Corabi said, “Hey, gang. We are releasing our first single Light ‘Em Up, from our new record, aptly titled Light ‘Em Up, as well. It’s a kick-ass, […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 2 Comments

MR. BIG TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “TEN” ON JULY 12TH

Mr. Big will release its tenth studio album, Ten, on July 12th. The LP features 11 new original tracks written by singer Eric Martin and guitarist Paul Gilbert, along with André Pessis and Tony Fanucchi. In a tribute to their late drummer Pat Torpey, Martin, Gilbert and bassist Billy Sheehan have enlisted the exceptional talents of Nick D’Virgilio on drums for Ten, which was produced by Jay Ruston and Mr. Big. As a […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | Leave a comment

KK’S PRIEST AND ACCEPT ANNOUNCE 2024 NORTH AMERICAN DATES, TOUR SET TO BEGIN IN ON AUGUST 31ST IN LOS ANGELES

Heavy metal fans, prepare for the most electrifying tour of the year! Heavy metal frontrunners KK’S Priest – featuring Judas Priest alum and GRAMMY Award winning/nominated musicians K.K. Downing (guitar) and Tim “Ripper” Owens (vocals) – and Teutonic metal originators Accept will join forces this fall 2024 for an unmissable North American tour, Both bands […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 3 Comments

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION UNLEASHES NEW SINGLE “ENLIGHTEN” FROM UPCOMING ALBUM “V,” OUT JUNE 14TH

Black Country Communion, the renowned rock supergroup featuring the talents of Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham, and Derek Sherinian, has just released Enlighten the latest single from their much-anticipated fifth studio album, V, set for release on June 14th. Now available on all major streaming platforms, Enlighten is a triumph of lyrical depth and […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | Leave a comment

SAMMY HAGAR HONORED WITH A STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce honored rocker Sammy Hagar with the 2,779th star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame earlier on April 30th at 6212 Hollywood Boulevard. Hagar received his star in the category of Recording. Speakers included emcee Guy Fieri, who was joined by John Mayer and Tom Consolo, Hagar‘s longtime manager. Video of the ceremony can be found below. The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 7 Comments

RICHIE KOTZEN RELEASES NEW SINGLE “CHEAP SHOUTS” OUT TODAY

Fresh from a 95-date world tour and album release with The Winery Dogs in 2023, Richie Kotzen returns with a brand new single and lyric video called Cheap Shots released today (May 1st). A gloriously powerful slice of guitar-driven and hard-riffin’ heavy rock, with Kotzen’s passionate vocals calling out haters and people who take advantage of others, […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | Leave a comment

“KLASH OF THE TITANS” TOUR, FEATURING TESTAMENT, KREATOR AND POSSESSED, ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN DATES

This fall, the Klash Of The Titans makes its triumphant return to North America. Fans will enjoy an epic night of metal with thrash royalty Testament and Kreator co-headlining the run. The 33-date trek will kick off on September 12th in Reno making its way across the U.S. and will include seven Canadian dates before concluding in San Francisco on October […]

Posted in LATEST NEWS | 16 Comments

 

 

Leave a Reply