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CHTHONIC To Release 'Battlefields Of Asura' Album In October

CHTHONIC, the Taiwanese metal band recognized for its unique signature performance, will release its eighth album, "Battlefields Of Asura" — the follow-up to 2013's "Butik" — on October 12. Formed in 1995, CHTHONIC has toured in over 40 countries, played hundreds of concerts and festivals, and become the most visible Taiwanese metal band with international ...

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STEVE VAI Announces 'The Big Mama Jama Jam-A-Thon'

Steve Vai has announced he will host and serve as the musical director for "The Big Mama Jama Jam-a-thon" — an open, improvisational music/art event where the music doesn't stop for 52 hours — to be held September 28-30 at Musicians Institute's brand new venue, LiveHouse, in Los Angeles, California. The jam-a-thon will mark the ...

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MAYHEM: 'Cursed In Eternity' DEAD-Era Box Set Due In November

On November 16, Peaceville will release a comprehensive limited-edition deluxe set covering the influential Dead era of Norwegian black metal pioneers MAYHEM. The package will contain six picture disc LPs, a seven-inch single, 92-page book, posters, and DVD featuring the never-before-seen Jessheim and Sarpsborg live shows plus Henhouse rehearsals. "We are glad to be able ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Joined By COURTNEY LOVE, CHINO MORENO, MARK MCGRATH At 30th-Anniversary Concert (Video)

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS were joined by a number of special guests for their 30th-anniversary performance last night (Thursday, August 2) at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. JOY DIVISION and NEW ORDER bassist Peter Hook, KILLERS members Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer, Courtney Love, SUGAR RAY's Mark McGrath, and DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno ...

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Watch JASON BONHAM Rejoin FOREIGNER On Stage At Irvine Concert

Drummer Jason Bonham rejoined his former bandmates in FOREIGNER on stage this past Wednesday, August 1 at the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, California to perform the group's classic song "Hot Blooded". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Jason, son of LED ZEPPELIN drummer John Bonham, played drums live with FOREIGNER from ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Be Joined By COURTNEY LOVE, CHINO MORENO, DAVEY HAVOK At 30th-Anniversary Concert

Grammy Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock luminaries THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will be joined by a number of special guests for their upcoming 30th-anniversary performance on August 2 at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. AFI frontman Davey Havok, JOY DIVISION and NEW ORDER bassist Peter Hook, KILLERS members Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer, Courtney ...

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AEROSMITH To Perform On 'Today' Show

According to The Pulse Of Radio, AEROSMITH fans are getting excited with the announcement on the band's Facebook page that the legendary rockers will perform on "Today" show's Concert Series on August 15, with a link to the show's web site. NBC's Today.com web site posted: "AEROSMITH is coming to 'Today'!! The popular, legendary group ...

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FLAW To Appear On Tonight's 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

Louisville, Kentucky-based metal band FLAW will appear on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" tonight at 11:35/10:35 Central. Colbert first noticed the band back in late March. During his monologue, Colbert made light of Donald Trump's proposed border wall. He used FLAW's GoFundMe page for a new tour van to help explain the situation. The ...

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GRAHAM BONNET BAND: 'Livin' In Suspicion' Video

"Livin' In Suspicion", the new video from the GRAHAM BONNET BAND, can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's latest album, "Meanwhile, Back In The Garage", which was released on July 13 via Frontiers Music Srl. Graham recently told Jason Saulnier about "Meanwhile, Back In The Garage": "It's important to me that ...

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Listen To New RIVERSIDE Song 'Vale Of Tears'

"Vale Of Tears", a new song from Polish rock masters RIVERSIDE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "Wasteland", which will be released on September 28 via longtime label InsideOut Music. The disc will once again feature artwork designed by longtime visual partner Travis Smith (OPETH, DEVIN TOWNSEND). ...

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Video: GRETA VAN FLEET Performs 'When The Curtain Falls' On 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Emerging young Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEET performed their new single, "When The Curtain Falls", on the Thursday, July 26 episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Check out video footage of their appearance below. GRETA VAN FLEET's first full-length album is tentatively due later this year. "We're reshaping it and then get into ...

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LUCIFER's JOHANNA SADONIS On Retro Rock Image: 'Nobody Wants To See BLACK SABBATH In Jogging Pants And Sneakers'

Kyle McGinn of Dead Rhetoric recently conducted an interview with frontwoman Johanna Sadonis and multi-instrumentalist Nicke Andersson (also of ENTOMBED and THE HELLACOPTERS fame) of heavy rockers LUCIFER. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. Dead Rhetoric: Given the reworking of members after "I", did you view this as a chance to ...

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SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS: 'Living The Dream' Artwork Unveiled; 'Driving Rain' Single Available

SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS will release their new album titled "Living The Dream" on September 21 via Slash's own label Snakepit Records, in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The group unleashed "Driving Rain" — the first single off "Living The Dream" — today, to radio. Listen to "Driving Rain" below. Slash describes the ...

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ANGEL: Seven-CD Retrospective Celebrating CASABLANCA Years To Be Made Available In August

On August 31, Caroline/UMe will salute the core output of one of the most underrated rock bands of the 1970s with "Angel: The Casablanca Years". This ascendant, band-approved seven-CD box set features the Washington, D.C.-bred glam/rock outfit's six albums that were released on Neil Bogart's legendary Casablanca Records label, in addition to a seventh disc ...

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Surviving HELLYEAH Members Shoot Down New Drummer Claim

The surviving members of HELLYEAH have declared as false rumors that they have recruited Daniel Davison as the replacement for their late drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. After someone edited the band's Wikipedia page to say that the former EVERY TIME I DIE and NORMA JEAN drummer has joined HELLYEAH following Vinnie Paul's death last month, ...

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Ex-GREAT WHITE Singer JACK RUSSELL Slams Former Bandmates For 'Deceitful Way' TERRY ILOUS Was Fired

Ex-GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell has slammed his former bandmates for the "deceitful" way his successor, Terry Ilous, was kicked out of the group. Ilous, formerly of '80s L.A. hard rockers XYZ, joined GREAT WHITE in 2010 after replacing touring vocalist Jani Lane (WARRANT). The Ilous-led GREAT WHITE released two albums, 2012's "Elation" and last ...

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Meanwhile, Back in the Garage - GRAHAM BONNET BAND

Now in his seventh decade, Graham Bonnet has enjoyed a modest second coming of late. The famed ALCATRAZZ, RAINBOW, MSG and IMPELLITTERI vocalist has been cropping up everywhere in retrospectives and reissues, plus a career-resurrecting run with the Michael Schenker Fest. With his self-branded band, Graham Bonnet engineers an exciting rebirth of sorts, surrounding himself ...

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