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TED NUGENT To Release 'Shutup&Jam!' In July

Legendary rocker Ted Nugent returns with a new full-length album, "Shutup&Jam!", due out Tuesday, July 8 on Frontiers Records. This release marks the first all-new studio album from the Motor City Madman in seven years. Nugent leads the pack of renowned musicians, handling guitar and vocal duties, alongside bassist Greg Smith, drummer Mick Brown and ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON: 'So U' EPK Available

Guitar legend Neal Schon has joined forces with bassist Marco Mendoza (BLACK STAR RIDERS, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) and drummer Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, OZZY OSBOURNE, STEVE VAI, HARDLINE) to create a unique body of work with jazz and blues-inspired virtuosic hard rock playing, entitled "So U". Due on May 20 via Frontiers Records, the ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Joined By JOE SATRIANI, BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG At 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Benefit Concert (Video)

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield played a four-song acoustic set last night (Thursday, May 15) at the first annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" concert at the Fillmore in San Francisco, California. The event benefitted the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, and featured solo sets, duets and jam sessions. In addition to playing two METALLICA songs on ...

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JOE SATRIANI Interviewed By ALICE COOPER (Audio)

Rock guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani was interviewed on the May 2 edition of Alice Cooper's radio show, "Nights With Alice Cooper". You can now stream the chat using the audio player below. Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, released "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings", a 15-CD library box housing Joe's most ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON: 'Serenity' Lyric Video Released

Guitar legend Neal Schon has joined forces with bassist Marco Mendoza (BLACK STAR RIDERS, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) and drummer Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, OZZY OSBOURNE, STEVE VAI, HARDLINE) to create a unique body of work with jazz and blues-inspired virtuosic hard rock playing, entitled "So U". The new album features Schon, Mendoza and Castronovo ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Writing New Songs With FOREIGNER's MICK JONES

A photo of former VAN HALEN and current CHICKENFOOT vocalist Sammy Hagar and FOREIGNER guitarist Mick Jones "enjoying a great dinner at El Paseo restaurant [in Mill Valley, California] after writing for two days together at [Sammy's] studio" can be seen below. Hagar says: "What a blast — old friends getting together and writing some ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON: 'What You Want' Video Released

Guitar legend Neal Schon has joined forces with bassist Marco Mendoza (BLACK STAR RIDERS, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) and drummer Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, OZZY OSBOURNE, STEVE VAI, HARDLINE) to create a unique body of work with jazz and blues-inspired virtuosic hard rock playing, entitled "So U". The new album features Schon, Mendoza and Castronovo ...

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JOE SATRIANI: Techno Mix Of 'Until We Say Goodbye' Available For Streaming

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings", a 15-CD library box housing the rock guitar virtuoso's most comprehensive anthology ever, on Tuesday, April 22. "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings" will also be available as a collectible limited-edition USB drive exclusively on Satriani.com. Ahead of ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON: 'Exotica' Video Released

Guitar legend Neal Schon has joined forces with bassist Marco Mendoza (BLACK STAR RIDERS, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) and drummer Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, OZZY OSBOURNE, STEVE VAI, HARDLINE) to create a unique body of work with jazz and blues-inspired virtuosic hard rock playing, entitled "So U". The new album features Schon, Mendoza and Castronovo ...

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JOE SATRIANI And SAMMY HAGAR Considering Blues Trio

CHICKENFOOT drummer Chad Smith is hard at work with his other band, the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, so he doesn't have time to work on a new album with the supergroup. VH1 Radio Network's Dave Basner caught up with CHICKENFOOT guitarist Joe Satriani and asked him what that means for the band's future. "I think ...

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VINNY APPICE Says DIO-Fronted SABBATH And OZZY-Fronted SABBATH Were Different But Equally Strong Musically

The latest episode of the "Mars Attacks" podcast (hear audio below) features an interview with legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, DIO, LAST IN LINE). During the chat, he discusses his recent exit from KILL DEVIL HILL; recording new music with LAST IN LINE (which features remaining members of the original DIO ...

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JAMES HETFIELD, SAMMY HAGAR, JOE SATRIANI To Perform At 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Benefit Concert

James Hetfield (METALLICA), Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, CHICKENFOOT), Billie Joe Armstrong (GREEN DAY), Joe Satriani (CHICKENFOOT) and Nancy Wilson (HEART) are among the artists who will take part in the first annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" concert on May 15 at the Fillmore in San Francisco, California. The event, which will benefit the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist NEAL SCHON To Release 'So U' In May

Guitar legend Neal Schon has joined forces with bassist Marco Mendoza (BLACK STAR RIDERS, TED NUGENT, WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) and drummer Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, OZZY OSBOURNE, STEVE VAI, HARDLINE) to create a unique body of work with jazz and blues-inspired virtuosic hard rock playing, entitled "So U". The new album features Schon, Mendoza and Castronovo ...

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Concert For Ronnie Montrose - Various Artists

The passing of Ronnie Montrose hit hard, in particular the heavy music community, which banded together the original lineups of MONTROSE and GAMMA plus scores of other guests to pay homage to Mr. Bad Motor Scooter himself. On April 27, 2012 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, Ronnie Montrose acolytes and friends held a ...

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Bearings reissue - RONNIE MONTROSE

You often hear artists mention how, when all is said and done, the ultimate goal of their craft, be it audile or visual, is to leave their proverbial footprints upon Mother Earth. Before succumbing to prostate cancer in 2012, guitar legend Ronnie Montrose had well left his footprints behind. Ask his diehard fans; they know ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Dishes On Rum And His New Book

According to The Pulse Of Radio, rocker Sammy Hagar spent last weekend doing what he loves. He played the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival where he got to team up with his friend of over twenty years, Emeril Lagasse, for an evening of music and alcohol. Hagar told Billboard.com, "Sometimes he cooks ...

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JOE SATRIANI: 'The Complete Studio Recordings' 15-CD Box Set Due In April

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings", a 15-CD library box housing the rock guitar virtuoso's most comprehensive anthology ever, on Tuesday, April 22. "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings" will also be available as a collectible limited-edition USB drive exclusively on Satriani.com. One of ...

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KIRK's 'Masquerade' Due In March

Swiss melodic metallers KIRK will release their sophomore studio album, "Masquerade", on March 7 via Mausoleum Records. The CD was produced by Dennis Ward (PINK CREAM 69, UNISONIC, EDEN'S CURSE). "Masquerade" track listing: 01. Devil's Claw 02. Supersonic Speed 03. Masquerade 04. Eternity 05. Fight Or Die Music 06. Nothing Else But Lies 07. Time ...

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JOURNEY, QUEEN, AC/DC Classics Among Best Songs For Driving

A new Insurance.com survey identifies the best and worst songs for the road, plus some guilty pleasures. JOURNEY's "Don't Stop Believin'" has been voted the best song for driving, while "Who Let the Dogs Out?" by THE BAHA MEN was picked as the worst , according to an Insurance.com survey. Insurance.com commissioned a survey of ...

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JOURNEY's NEAL SCHON Marries MICHAELE SALAHI; Photos Available

JOURNEY's co-founding guitarist Neal Schon married his fiancée, former "Real Housewives of D.C." star Michaele Salahi, on December 15 on pay-per-view. The wedding-TV special, dubbed the "Winter Wonderland Wedding And Music Event", was held at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts. The event was attended by more than 300 guests, including including Schon's bandmates Arnel ...

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DEF LEPPARD Bringing 'Day Of Hysteria' To AXS TV

Although the year is winding down, the music keeps rockin' at AXS TV especially on Sunday, December 29 when DEF LEPPARD takes over the network providing exclusive commentary throughout the day's 12 hours of concerts, including the broadcast premiere of the "Def Leppard: Viva! Hysteria" concert at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT. Famous for ...

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