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BRET MICHAELS's 'Rock Star Suite' Voted 'Mexico's Leading Hotel Suite' By World Travel Awards

Over the course of his highly successful career, multi-platinum recording artist, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Bret Michaels has strategically put the building blocks in place to explore other successful business ventures including real estate. The POISON singer's vision as it pertains to real estate acquisitions is simple, create something comfortable, and structurally sound with an ...

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LIGHT THIS CITY Reunites To Record First New Album In A Decade

San Francisco-based band LIGHT THIS CITY has reunited to record its first new album in a decade. The group will enter Castle Ultimate Studios with Zack Ohren in December to record its fifth full-length LP. Vocalist Laura Nichol states: "Performing and writing with LIGHT THIS CITY has never stopped being fun. Now that I have ...

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GALACTIC COWBOYS To Release Comeback Album, 'Long Way Back To The Moon', In November

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS. The band's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, drummer/vocalist Alan Doss, guitarist/vocalist Dane Sonnier and vocalist/bassist Monty Colvin — will release its first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", on November 17. They ...

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TOM KEIFER's 'The Way Life Goes - Deluxe Edition' To Include New Version Of 'Nobody's Fool' Featuring LZZY HALE

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer once sang, "You're only going once around the ride." He's proving that theory wrong with the highly anticipated release of "The Way Life Goes - Deluxe Edition", an expanded compilation of his critically acclaimed solo debut album, "The Way Life Goes", chock full of bonus content and special artwork. "The Way ...

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NIKKI SIXX To Guest On New Original Music Series 'The Launch'

MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx flew to Toronto, Ontario, Canada earlier today (Tuesday, September 12) to film his episode of CTV's new six-part original music series "The Launch". The inaugural season of CTV's new original music series will also feature recording superstars Fergie and ONEREPUBLIC's Ryan Tedder, joined by world-renowned music mogul Scott ...

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Video Premiere: MASTODON's 'Steambreather'

"Steambreather", the new video from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON, can be seen below. The song taken from the band's latest album, "Emperor Of Sand", which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" was recorded at The Quarry Recording Studio in Kennesaw, just outside ...

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THE HAXANS Feat. ROB ZOMBIE Bassist, NEW YEARS DAY Singer: 'Party Monsters' Album Due In October

THE HAXANS, the goth-pop-infused power duo featuring Ash Costello (NEW YEARS DAY) on vocals and Matt Montgomery (ROB ZOMBIE) on vocals and guitar, will release its debut album, "Party Monsters", on Friday, October 13 via Another Century Records. The music video for the track "Lights Out", taken from "Party Monsters", can be seen below. Costello ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'Legacy Of The Beast' Comic Book To Debut In October

The first-ever official IRON MAIDEN comic book series is coming from leading U.S. science fiction, fantasy and horror publishers Heavy Metal Publishing. The comic books are based on the band's hit mobile role playing game Iron Maiden: Legacy Of The Beast, where players battle as Eddie across the many worlds of IRON MAIDEN's discography, from ...

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MASTERPLAN's ROLAND GRAPOW Talks 'PumpKings' Album, Drummer Change

MASTERPLAN, which features former HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, last month released a new studio album titled "PumpKings" via AFM. The effort consists of reworked versions of HELLOWEEN songs from albums that Grapow played on during his time in the legendary German power metal band. Included are three songs from HELLOWEEN's "Pink Bupples Go Ape" (1991) ...

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FIRE FOR EFFECT Feat. Former Members Of MALEVOLENT CREATION, SUFFOCATION, PESTILENCE: Lyric Video For First Song

The lyric video for the song "Fire For Effect" from FIRE FOR EFFECT, the new band featuring former members of MALEVOLENT CREATION, SUFFOCATION and PESTILENCE, can be seen below. Joining vocalist Brett Hoffman (MALEVOLENT CREATION), bassist Tony Choy (PESTILENCE) and drummer Mike Smith (SUFFOCATION) in the project is guitarist and songwriter Gio Geraca (MALEVOLENT CREATION, ...

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CINDERELLA's TOM KEIFER: 'The '90s Was Not A Joyride For Me'

Meltdown of the WRIF radio station recently conducted an interview with CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Asked which CINDERELLA album he would pick as the band's "quintessential" release, Tom said: "I think they're all very different in the way they're produced. I think that ...

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MASTODON Releases 'Streambreather' Audio/Visual Clip

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have released an audio/visual clip for "Streambreather", a song from their latest album, "Emperor Of Sand". The video, created by Aaron Hymes, can be seen below. "Emperor Of Sand" debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart, making it their third Top 10 album. The follow-up to 2014's "Once ...

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Hydrograd - STONE SOUR

STONE SOUR has long outgrown the dismissive and overgeneralized tag “supergroup," stemming of course from its obvious associations and history with mainstream metal juggernaut SLIPKNOT. Like SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR has cracked Billboard's charts too many times to count, yet its reached far beyond that band's demographic and deeper into the pockets of hard rock, radio ...

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Who Came Up With Rock 'N' Roll 'Devil Horns': RONNIE JAMES DIO Or GENE SIMMONS? DOUG ALDRICH Weighs In

Doug Aldrich says that Ronnie James Dio and Gene Simmons should both be credited for popularizing the famous rock n' roll "devil horns." The late BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW singer is frequently recognized for making the hand gesture mainstream — a staple at rock concerts for decades — which the KISS bassist/vocalist filed an application ...

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VINNY APPICE Says RONNIE JAMES DIO 'Would Be Pissed Off' If He Saw GENE SIMMONS Attempt To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture

Vinny Appice says that Ronnie James Dio would be "pissed off" if he was alive to see Gene Simmons attempt to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture. The late BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW singer is widely credited with popularizing the symbol — a staple at rock concerts for decades — which the KISS bassist/vocalist ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Appear On Album Of JOHNNY CASH Poems

According to The Pulse Of Radio, late SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell will appear on a new album that features poems written by Johnny Cash set to music. The project is titled "Johnny Cash Forever Words: The Music" and is the creation of Cash's son John Carter Cash, who is also producing the set. The younger ...

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CELLAR DARLING Feat. Former ELUVEITIE Members: 'Avalanche' Video

"Avalanche", the new video from CELLAR DARLING, the band featuring former ELUVEITIE members Anna Murphy (vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars, bass), can be seen below. The song is taken from CELLAR DARLING's debut album, "This Is The Sound", which will be released on June 30 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was ...

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Forces of the Northern Night - DIMMU BORGIR

One can only imagine what EMPEROR, accompanied by a full orchestra, might have sounded like, if the final album, "Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise", had been given over to such a prospect. Of course, metal and orchestral stage presentations have become passé, with black metal, as of 2011, representing the final. When mastered ...

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