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BLACK SABBATH: '13' Album Gets Official Release Date

BLACK SABBATH's new album, "13" — the first in 35 years to feature bassist Geeezer Butler, guitarist Tony Iommi and singer Ozzy Osbourne — will be released on June 11 via Vertigo/Universal Republic in the U.S. and Vertigo in all other territories. The drum tracks on the group's first LP with Osbourne since 1978 were ...

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EVERGREEN TERRACE Signs With RISE RECORDS

Jacksonville, Florida's EVERGREEN TERRACE has inked a deal with Rise Records. The band will enter the studio this spring to record its new album for a fall release. Guitarist Joshua "Josh" James left EVERGREEN TERRACE last August in order to continue playing full time with STICK TO YOUR GUNS. EVERGREEN TERRACE's latest album, "Almost Home" ...

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GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE: New Album Details Revealed

The Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE has set "Frequency Unknown" as the title of its new album, due on April 23 via the Los Angeles-based independent label Cleopatra Records. The CD was produced by Jason Slater at a studio in Northern California. Although a lineup for Tate's QUEENSRŸCHE was originally announced in the fall of ...

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AEROSMITH's 'Dream On' To Become Official Rock Song Of Massachusetts?

Democratic representatives Josh Cutler of Duxbury and James Cantwell of Marshfield have filed legislation that would make AEROSMITH's 1973 classic "Dream On" Massachusetts' official state song. This comes a week after another state representative introduced a bill that would have made MODERN LOVERS' "Roadrunner" the official state rock song of Massachusetts. "Here we've got a ...

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GEOFF TATE Working On 'Stupidly Heavy' QUEENSRŸCHE Album

Guitarist Craig Locicero (FORBIDDEN, SPIRALARMS) and drummer Paul Bostaph (SLAYER, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN) are among the featured musicians on the forthcoming album from the new lineup of the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE. The CD, which is currently being mixed by Jason Slater, is due later in the year via the Los Angeles-based independent label ...

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RAMMING SPEED Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of up-and-coming grind/thrash metallers RAMMING SPEED. The group's new album, "Doomed To Destroy, Destined To Die", was recorded at GodCity Studios with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, KVELERTAK, BLACK BREATH) and mastered at AudioSiege with Brad Boatwright (SLEEP, HIGH ON FIRE, SUNN O))), TRAGEDY). It is tentatively set for a late ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: New Album Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS will release their eleventh studio album, "Electric Punishment", on April 26 in Germany, April 29 in the rest of Europe and May 7 in U.S./Canada via Steamhammer/SPV. It will be available as a jewel case, on double gatefold colored vinyl and as a digital download. The cover ...

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GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE: First Photos Of New Lineup Released

The first two photos of the new lineup of the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE can be seen below. Although a lineup for Tate's QUEENSRŸCHE was originally announced in the fall of 2012, things have changed. The band will now feature Tate along with bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO, WHITESNAKE, QUIET RIOT), guitarist Kelly ...

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BLACK SABBATH In The Studio: Behind-The-Scenes Video Released

Legendary heavy metal band BLACK SABBATH will release its much-anticipated new album, "13", in June via Vertigo/Universal Republic in the U.S. and Vertigo in all other territories. The drum tracks on the group's first LP with Ozzy Osbourne since 1978 were laid down by RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE sticksman Brad Wilk following original drummer Bill ...

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BLACK SABBATH To Begin Mixing New Album In February

Eddie Trunk — co-host of the VH1 Classic television program "That Metal Show" who has a long-running radio show, "Friday Night Rocks", on New York's Q104.3 FM — conducted an interview with BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler for Hartke at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took ...

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BLACK SABBATH Bassist Talks New Album, Upcoming Tour In Video Interview

Frankie DiVita, radio personality at Southern California's 96.7 KCAL Rocks, conducted an interview with BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts from the chat follow. On BLACK SABBATH guitarist ...

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Video: SOUNDGARDEN Frontman Performs At 'Commander-In-Chief's Ball'

SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell performed at the Commander-In-Chief's Ball, helping President Obama and Vice President Biden honor U.S. armed forces, on Monday, January 21 at the Washington Convention Center. Video footage of Cornell's appearance can be seen below. The Commander-In-Chief's Ball recognized Medal of Honor recipients and Wounded Warriors with a guest list that included ...

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AEROSMITH's 'Can't Stop Lovin' You' Released To Radio

After a busy year that saw the band unleash its acclaimed 15th studio album "Music From Another Dimension!" (Columbia) and triumph with two North American legs of "The Global Warming Tour" on which prisoners were indeed taken, AEROSMITH is ramping up 2013 with the release of the album's new single, "Can't Stop Lovin' You". Released ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS To Release 'Electric Punishment' In April

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS have entered Trident Studios in Pacheco, California with producers Juan Urteaga and Geoff Thorpe to begin recording their new album, "Electric Punishment", for an April release via Steamhammer/SPV. Geoff Thorpe, Brian Allen, Larry Howe, Stephen Goodwin and Thean Rasmussen are back with nine new songs and a ...

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SHINEDOWN Singer Supports THREE DAYS GRACE After Frontman Exit

When SHINEDOWN and THREE DAYS GRACE hit the road along with P.O.D. for a lengthy North American tour next month, one thing will be missing: THREE DAYS GRACE frontman Adam Gontier, who announced his resignation earlier this month from the band he co-founded 20 years ago. According to The Pulse Of Radio, SHINEDOWN singer Brent ...

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DAVE GROHL And SOUND CITY PLAYERS Announce Los Angeles Concert

Dave Grohl and his SOUND CITY PLAYERS will perform at the historic Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California on Thursday, January 31 immediately following the Los Angeles premiere of "Sound City: Real To Reel", a new documentary produced and directed by Grohl. Joining Dave at the gig will be fellow FOO FIGHTERS members Pat Smear, Taylor ...

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