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DREAM THEATER To Be Joined By HALESTORM's LZZY HALE For 'Our New World' Performance In Anaheim

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER will be joined by special guest Lzzy Hale of HALESTORM at their November 16 concert at Anaheim, California's City National Grove Of Anaheim for a one-of-a-kind performance of "Our New World". The song is featured on DREAM THEATER's acclaimed double concept album "The Astonishing", with the recently released version featuring ...

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Video: STEVEN TYLER Performs During 'PBR Finals Week' In Las Vegas

Fan-filmed video footage of Steven Tyler's November 5 performance on Toshiba Plaza outside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada during PBR's (Professional Bull Riders) PBR Finals Week can be seen below. This past summer, the AEROSMITH frontman's song "Hold On (Won't Let Go)" was named the anthem for the Colorado-based bull riding organization Professional Bull ...

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RICHARD FORTUS: I've Rehearsed More In Last Year With GUNS N' ROSES Than In Previous 14 Years Put Together

In a wide-ranging interview seen in the video below, GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus shares his long history with Gretsch guitars and discusses his involvement in the band's current "Not In This Lifetime" reunion tour. Fortus, who joined GUNS N' ROSES in 2001 and became the band's longest-serving post-Slash guitarist, says: "I've been playing ...

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JOHN PETRUCCI Says DREAM THEATER Fans Are 'Dedicated And Devoted And Open To New Ideas'

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER recently kicked off a fall North American headline tour during which they are performing their widely acclaimed double concept album "The Astonishing" in immersive and interactive settings for a unique and unparalleled live experience. Speaking about the band's decision to play "The Astonishing" from beginning to end, DREAM THEATER guitarist ...

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JOE PERRY To Be Honored With Les Paul Award At 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will receive the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 32nd annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, to be held January 21, 2017 in Anaheim, California. The NAMM TEC Awards honors individuals and companies across 30 categories, for outstanding achievement in professional audio technology and production. The Les Paul Award named ...

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FOREIGNER's First-Ever Official Biography Due In 2017

Legendary rockers FOREIGNER have been universally hailed as one of the world's most popular rock acts, with 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits that continue to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million. Now they're getting ready to embark on a brand new journey into the literary world with "A ...

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EXTREME: Watch 'Get The Funk Out' Performance Clip From 'Pornograffitti Live 25' DVD

EXTREME's "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" DVD will be released on October 28. A performance clip of the song "Get The Funk Out", taken from "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown", can be seen below. Last year marked the 25th anniversary of EXTREME's classic multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated "Pornograffitti", the definitive album of the band's career. To mark ...

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ALICE COOPER On JOE PERRY's Onstage Collapse: 'I Didn't Realize That AEROSMITH Only Did Two Shows A Week'

Alice Cooper has once again commented on his HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES bandmate Joe Perry's recent backstage collapse, saying that the guitarist "was basically exhausted" after being subjected to the band's busy and physically demanding touring schedule. "I didn't realize that AEROSMITH only did two shows a week," Cooper told Shawn SixX of Boston's WZLX radio station ...

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Make Some Noise - THE DEAD DAISIES

Rock supergroup THE DEAD DAISIES, in the span four years, sure has had a ton going on! What MINK's David Lowy and Jon Stevens of INXS/NOISEWORKS had in mind when putting this group together surely couldn't have included a revolving-door policy. It rings more like an open-door policy as the collective has gone through enough ...

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EXTREME: Watch 'More Than Words' Performance Clip From 'Pornograffitti Live 25' DVD

EXTREME's "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" DVD will be released on October 14. A performance clip of the song "More Than Words", taken from "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown", can be seen below. Last year marked the 25th anniversary of EXTREME's classic multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated "Pornograffitti", the definitive album of the band's career. To mark the ...

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EXTREME: Watch 'Decadence Dance' Performance Clip From 'Pornograffitti Live 25' DVD

EXTREME's "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" DVD will be released on October 14. A performance clip of the song "Decadence Dance", taken from "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown", can be seen below. Last year marked the 25th anniversary of EXTREME's classic multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated "Pornograffitti", the definitive album of the band's career. To mark the anniversary, ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Selections From The Astonishing' Songbook Available From HAL LEONARD

Hal Leonard has released note-for-note keyboard transcriptions for DREAM THEATER's "The Astonishing" album. Set in a dystopian future, "The Astonishing" tracks the Ravenskill Rebel Militia as they use the power of music to fight against the Great Northern Empire of the Americas. Hal Leonard's "Dream Theater - Selections From The Astonishing" songbook features 14 exact ...

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EXTREME: Watch 'Money (In God We Trust)' Performance Clip From 'Pornograffitti Live 25' DVD

EXTREME's "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" DVD will be released on October 14. A performance clip of the song "Money (In God We Trust)", taken from "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown", can be seen below. Last year marked the 25th anniversary of EXTREME's classic multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated "Pornograffitti", the definitive album of the band's career. To ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Inside The Astonishing' Episode 2

In an ongoing video series, DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci and keyboardist Jordan Rudess discuss the recurring musical themes on the band's latest album, "The Astonishing", and how they are developed compositionally to enhance the dramatic tone of the story. Check out the second episode below. "The Astonishing" was released on January 29 via Roadrunner. ...

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EXTREME's 'Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown' Blu-Ray, DVD, CD Pushed Back To October

The release date of EXTREME's "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" DVD has been pushed back to October 14 from the previously announced September 23. Last year marked the 25th anniversary of EXTREME's classic multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated "Pornograffitti", the definitive album of the band's career. To mark the anniversary, "Pornograffitti Live 25: Metal Meltdown" will be released ...

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METALLICA, SLIPKNOT, AEROSMITH, MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummers Featured In 'From The Riser' Book

David Phillips has launched his latest book, "From The Riser: A Drummer's Perspective II", a follow-up to the critically acclaimed "A Drummer's Perspective". The beautifully designed "From The Riser" is a photographic celebration of many of today's greatest drummers and percussionists. It unashamedly captures the energy, emotion and elegance of the world's best, playing with ...

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Original Y&T Drummer LEONARD HAZE Dead At 61

Leonard Haze, original drummer for legendary Bay Area rock band Y&T, passed away Sunday evening, September 11 at his home in Hayward, California. He was 61 years old. Haze had been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for several years, making breathing difficult. Even so, he had fought to keep playing drums, performing regularly with ...

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