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DAVE GROHL, CHEAP TRICK Performances Scheduled For Debut Of 'Howard Stern's Saturday Soundtracks'

Howard Stern and SiriusXM have announced "Howard Stern's Saturday Soundtracks", a weekly exploration of the most intimate, innovative, and inspiring music performances recorded both recently and over the decades on "The Howard Stern Show". The radio premiere will be March 9 at 9:00 a.m. ET on his exclusive SiriusXM channel, Howard 101, with replays later ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Discusses 'Blue Lightning' Album In New Trailer

A trailer for Yngwie Malmsteen's upcoming album, "Blue Lightning", is available below. The disc will be released globally on March 29 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. To call Malmsteen a "maestro" or "virtuoso" is to state the obvious. But such terms don't do sufficient justice to either his talent or impact. There are innumerable guitarists ...

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SOEN Feat. Ex-OPETH Drummer MARTIN LOPEZ: 'Covenant' Video

"Covenant", the new video from SOEN, the progressive heavy rock group featuring world-renowned drummer Martin Lopez (formerly of AMON AMARTH and OPETH), can be seen below. The track is taken from SOEN's fourth album, "Lotus", which was released on February 1 via Silver Lining Music. The clip was directed by RISK and Maxi Muniz and ...

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OF MICE & MEN Releases Music Video For 'How To Survive'

"How To Survive", the new video from OF MICE & MEN, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans (DENZEL CURRY, GHOST). Hinging on hard-hitting grooves and airtight riffing, the track snaps from visceral verses into an instantly chant-worthy growl of "In a world that teaches eye for an eye, I'll show ...

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THE TREATMENT: 'Hang Them High' Video

British hard rock five-piece THE TREATMENT will release a new album, "Power Crazy", on March 22 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official music video for the latest single, "Hang Them High", can be seen below. "Power Crazy" is the band's fourth full-length album and continues their successful formula of coupling sonic power with a taste ...

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Anesthetic - MARK MORTON

There is nothing to be gained from being cynical about albums like this. Clearly created as a very personal labor of love, "Anesthetic" captures the devoted musician and all-round good guy that we know from LAMB OF GOD exploring other sides of his songwriting and inviting a bunch of friends and idols to chip in ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN's Wife To Publish First Novel In April

Susan Holmes McKagan, the wife of GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan, will publish her first novel, "The Velvet Rose", on April 16 via Rare Bird Books. Susan told Westlake Malibu Lifestyle about the book: "It's the earnest generation authenticity of a '90s 'coming of age' page-turning novel. It has a strong lead female protagonist ...

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SKILLET Partners With Z2 COMICS For 'Eden' Graphic Novel

Coming on the heels of "Apocrypha: The Legend Of Babymetal" and the upcoming "The Ghost Of Ohio" graphic novel, Z2 Comics is pleased to announce their next title is a collaborative partnership with Grammy-nominated rockers SKILLET. "Eden: A Skillet Graphic Novel" is based on an original story idea created by SKILLET frontman John Cooper alongside ...

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DARK SKY CHOIR Recruits Guitarist IRA BLACK

DARK SKY CHOIR has announced the addion of guitarist Ira Black (I AM MORBID, LIZZY BORDEN, VICIOUS RUMORS, METAL CHURCH) to the group's ranks. DARK SKY CHOIR features vocalist Brian Allen (VICIOUS RUMORS), bassist Percy Trayanov (MADAME MAYHEM) and drummer Mike James Sakowski (EXXPLORER). The group's new album, "End Of Days", was written and produced ...

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DAVID WAYNE's Former Band REVEREND Returns With New Lineup

REVEREND, the band which once featured the late frontman David Wayne (ex-METAL CHURCH), has been reactivated with a brand new lineup, featuring Bill Rhynes on guitar, Bobby "Leatherlungs" Lucas (MORBID SIN, SEVEN WITCHES, OVERLORDE, ATTACKER) on vocals, Joe Moore (D.T.A., BLOODFEAST) on drums and Allan Johnson (EXCITER) on bass. After losing Wayne to complications from ...

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Fifth Annual 'Ride For Ronnie' Announced

The fifth annual Ride For Ronnie motorcycle ride and concert will take place on Sunday, May 5, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund. Comprised of a motorcycle ride originating at Harley-Davidson of Glendale and culminating with a concert at Los Encinos Park in Encino, the Ride For Ronnie will raise ...

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