HEADSTRONG Confirm Split With Label

As first reported here in early August, Canada's HEADSTRONG have now officially confirmed their split with RCA Records a mere six months following the release of their self-titled debut through the label. "Unfortunately due to circumstances too numerous to cite in this forum, our contract with RCA Records has been terminated," the group ...

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DERIDE Prepare To Deliver 'First Round Knockout'

Norway's DERIDE, featuring vocalist Frediablo (NECROPHAGIA, GORELORD), will issue their sophomore effort, First Round Knockout, on October 15th through The Music Cartel. According to an official press release, the new album "shows the band embracing their extreme metal roots and [shedding] the melody for more sheer, brutal musical force." The full track listing for First ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Makes Appearance At Firefighters Foundation Fundraiser

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler reportedly "rocked the roof off" the Worcester, Massachusetts Centrum Centre on Sunday, Sept. 29, to support The (Denis) Leary Firefighters Foundation. The third annual Celebrity Hat Trick charity hockey game featured Steven singing the "Star Spangled Banner" and coaching the Hollywood All-Stars as they faced off against the Boston Bruins Alumni ...

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LOCO To Issue 'Dead World' In November

Canada's LOCO have finalized the track listing for their third CD, entitled Dead World, which is currently being recorded at a Vancouver, British Columbia studio for November release. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Dead World 02. Time 03. Destiny 04. Anger Within 05. Freakshow 06. Dreamer 07. Alone 08. ...

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Former SMASHING PUMPKINS Frontman Completes Work On ZWAN Debut

Chicago-based ZWAN, featuring former SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan, ex-PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, former CHAVEZ guitarist Matt Sweeney, ex-SLINT guitarist David Pajo, and A PERFECT CIRCLE bassist Paz Lechantin, are nearly done recording their debut studio album. "The ZWAN album is just about done and we are all very excited and proud that we were ...

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EARSHOT To Appear On 'Last Call With Carson Daly'

EARSHOT will be the featured musical guests on NBC's Last Call With Carson Daly on Monday, October 21st. If you will be in the NYC area and would like to reserve your free tickets for the show, please send an email to [email protected] Tickets are on a first come first serve basis. Please put "EARSHOT" ...

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TNT's TONY HARNELL: 'We've Got Some Amazing New Songs'

TNT frontman Tony Harnell is back in the USA after spending time writing and recording the group's new CD in Norway. "We've got some amazing new songs recorded and more great ones written that are soon to be recorded," Harnell told Melodicrock.com. "It's great to have [drummer] Diesel (a.k.a. Morten Dahl) back! The band is ...

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