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ALTER BRIDGE: 'Rise Today' Video Available

ALTER BRIDGE has released the video for its new single, "Rise Today". The clip, which was helmed by acclaimed video director Dale "Rage" Resteghini (SHADOWS FALL, FEAR FACTORY, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), can be viewed below. The song is featured on the band's upcoming second album, "Blackbird", which arrives in stores on October 9. Commented ...

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TILES: 'Fly Paper' Artwork Revealed

Detroit-based progressive rock band TILES will release its new album, "Fly Paper", via InsideOut Music on the following dates: Germany, Austria and Switzerland: January 25, 2008 The rest of Europe: January 28, 2008 North America: January 29, 2008 "Fly Paper" (cover artwork) was produced by Terry Brown (RUSH, FATES WARNING, VOIVOD) and includes ...

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TILES: New Album Release Dates Announced

Detroit-based progressive rock band TILES will release its new album, "Fly Paper", via InsideOut Music on the following dates: Germany, Austria and Switzerland: January 25, 2008 The rest of Europe: January 28, 2008 North America: January 29, 2008 "Fly Paper" was produced by Terry Brown (RUSH, FATES WARNING, VOIVOD) and includes the following songs: 01. ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Forced To Pull Out Of Last Three FAMILY VALUES Dates

New York metalcore crew BLOODSIMPLE has issued the following statement: "Well, that's it. [Vocalist] Tim [Williams] (a.k.a. The Elephant Man) can barely even open his mouth [after having an emergency tooth pulled in L.A.], much less scream bloody murder, so we're forced to cancel the last three shows of the Family Values tour. Nobody is ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Forced To Miss Sacramento FAMILY VALUES Date

New York metalcore crew BLOODSIMPLE has issued the following statement: "Sorry to say but we will have to cancel the Family Values show in Marysville [California] on Friday. Tim [Williams, vocals] has to have an emergency tooth pulled in L.A. in about an hour. He is in bad shape. We hope to be able to ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Tour Dates Revealed

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: ALTER BRIDGE has announced its first round of tour dates in support of the band's upcoming second album, "Blackbird". The trek starts on October 2 in Tallahassee, Florida, with dates confirmed through October 21 and more on the way. ALTER BRIDGE will preview the tour with ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Announces Special Hometown Show

ALTER BRIDGE's Mark Tremonti announced on Orlando radio station WJRR Monday morning that the band would performing a special intimate show in support of their forthcoming album, "Blackbird", on September 14 at The Social in Orlando, FL. Tickets will be priced at only $10.11 and go on sale this Friday, August 25 at 10:00 a.m. ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Guitarist Says People Misconstrue New Single

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: ALTER BRIDGE recently issued "Rise Today" as the first single from its upcoming second album, titled "Blackbird", and it's one of many tracks on the CD that deal with heavy lyrical subject matter. But guitarist Mark Tremonti told The Pulse of Radio that some people have ...

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RUSH Guitarist Guests On New TILES Album

Guitarist Alex Lifeson of RUSH reunited with his old friend/producer Terry Brown for the first time in 25 years to work on a song for the forthcoming TILES CD, "Fly Paper". TILES guitarist Chris Herin provides a few details: "Terry had approached Alex about making a guest appearance — and played him some of our ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Added To FAMILY VALUES Tour

New York metalcore crew BLOODSIMPLE has reportedly been added to the second-stage lineup on this summer's Family Values tour. Rehearsal footage of BLOODSIMPLE playing the new song "Dark Helmet" from its forthcoming CD "Red Harvest" has been posted at MetalKult.com. MetalKult.com has posted a new video interview with BLOODSIMPLE in which the band ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: Two New Songs Posted Online

ALTER BRIDGE has posted two songs from its second album, titled "Blackbird", on its MySpace page. Check out the tracks "Rise Today" and "Ties that Bind" at this location. ALTER BRIDGE will release "Blackbird", on October 9 through Universal Republic Records. "Blackbird" will follow up the band's 2004 debut, "One Day Remains", which ...

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BLOODSIMPLE: Video Interview Available

MetalKult.com has posted a new video interview with BLOODSIMPLE in which the New York hardcore metal band talks about a range of topics, including their roots in VISIONS OF DISORDER and SKREW, and their approach to writing their latest album, "Blood Harvest". "This record is definitely a step up from the last one," says guitarist ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Guitarist Says 'Things Got Tense' With Previous Label

Launch Radio Networks reports: ALTER BRIDGE will release its second album, titled "Blackbird", on October 9 through Universal Republic Records. "Blackbird" will follow up the band's 2004 debut, "One Day Remains", which came out on Wind-Up Records. The band made a highly publicized departure from the label in 2005 and guitarist Mark Tremonti told Launch ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: 'Blackbird' Details Revealed

Universal Republic recording artists ALTER BRIDGE have announced more details of their forthcoming second album, entitled "Blackbird". Clocking in at almost eight minutes, the title track is clearly one of the masterpieces of the new album. "We felt like 'Blackbird' was the perfect song to use as the title track for this record," lead singer/guitarist ...

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PETER CRISS In 'Frame Of Mind' Movie; Photo Available

Original KISS drummer Peter Criss co-stars in a new movie called "Frame of Mind" alongside Chris Noth ("Law & Order", "Sex and the City") and Vince Curatola ("The Sopranos"). The film, which was shot entirely in Carlstadt, New Jersey, was directed by Charles Evans, who co-wrote the screenplay with Charles Kipps. A release date has ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Signs With UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC

The members of ALTER BRIDGE have announced they have signed an agreement to release their next album on Universal Republic Records. This brand new album is scheduled to be released this fall. "We're very excited about beginning this chapter in our lives and career," commented Grammy Award-winning songwriter and guitarist Mark Tremonti. "Universal Republic is ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Honored At 'VH1 Rock Honors'; Photos Available

ALICE IN CHAINS and QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE are among the artists who performed tribute sets at the second annual "VH1 Rock Honors", which was taped last night (Saturday, May 12) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. This year's celebration honors the music and influence of OZZY OSBOURNE, GENESIS, HEART and ...

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BAM MARGERA To Host 'VH1 Rock Honors'

Bam Margera ("Jackass", "Viva La Bam") has been tapped to host "VH1 Rock Honors". The second annual show, which pays homage to the legends who influenced the sound of rock, will honor OZZY OSBOURNE, GENESIS, HEART, and ZZ TOP. These honorees will perform live, along with tribute bands NICKELBACK, GRETCHEN WILSON and KEANE, on Saturday, ...

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METALLICA: JAMES HETFIELD's Protective Glove Being Auctioned

An autographed protective glove that was worn by METALLICA frontman James Hetfield after he suffered severe second- and third-degree burns to his left arm due to pyrotechnics during a 1992 concert is being auctioned via eBay. According to the seller — who claims to have worked for METALLICA in 1991 during the "black album" USA ...

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WOLFMOTHER Honored With GRAMMY In 'Best Hard Rock' Category

Australia's WOLFMOTHER was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Hard Rock Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 49th annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight (Sunday, February 11) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The nominees in the "Hard Rock" category were as follows: BUCKCHERRY - "Crazy Bitch" NINE INCH ...

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