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ROCK CANDY RECORDS Announces Launch Of U.S. Operation

The times they are a-changing, but luckily there remains one constant: great music will live forever and in the catalogue and reissue world that has never been more relevant. In the land of rock, that's hard rock, heavy rock, classic rock or, call it what you will rock, no label has won more acclaim and ...

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DISTURBED Singer Goes Shark Cage Diving In Australia (Video)

On November 14, DISTURBED singer David Draiman enjoyed a shark cage-diving experience in the South Australian fishing town of Port Lincoln. Check out video footage below. As previously reported, DISTURBED will release a new live album, titled "Live At Red Rocks", on November 18 via Warner Bros. The album features songs spanning DISTURBED's 20-year-career, including ...

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AEROSMITH Announces 'Aero-Vederci Baby!' 2017 European Tour

AEROSMITH will embark on a European tour in May. Dubbed "Aero-Vederci Baby!", the 17-date trek will launch in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 17 and wrap up in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 5. Frontman Steven Tyler says: "AEROSMITH just got done ripping through South America like true ambassadors of rock. The band is unstoppable right ...

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Video: PRIMAL FEAR Performs In Bochum, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR performing on October 23 at Matrix in Bochum, Germany can be seen below. As previously reported, PRIMAL FEAR will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year with a special concert in the band's home country. Vocalist Ralf Scheepers told Metal Master Kingdom before a recent gig in ...

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SAXON: Watch 'The Devil's Footprint' Performance Clip From 'Let Me Feel Your Power' DVD/Blu-Ray

British heavy metal legends SAXON will release "Let Me Feel Your Power", their tenth live album, on October 28 in North America via UDR Music. The 16-track effort was recorded in Munich, Germany during November 2015 and Brighton in January 2016, with bonus material from Chicago in September 2015. "The Devil's Footprint" performance clip, taken ...

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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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LITA FORD, SHIRLEY MANSON To Be Honored At 'She Rocks Awards'

The Women's International Music Network (the WiMN), has announced the 2017 She Rocks Awards honorees. Paying tribute to women in the music industry, the fifth annual She Rocks Awards at the NAMM show will take place on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel in Anaheim, California. Tickets are available ...

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Video: TARJA TURUNEN Performs In Haarlem, The Netherlands

Fan-filmed video footage of Tarja Turunen's October 21 performance at Patronaat in Haarlem, The Netherlands can be seen below. Tarja's latest heavy rock album, "The Shadow Self", was made available on August 5 via earMUSIC. While waiting for the release of "The Shadow Self", Tarja issued the new album's prequel, "The Brightest Void". In a ...

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LITA FORD, ORIANTHI, NITA STRAUSS, JENNIFER BATTEN Featured On 'She Rocks, Volume 1' Compilation

Who says the ladies can't rock? Favored Nations Entertainment has announced the upcoming release of the all-female compilation "She Rocks, Volume 1". This collection of kick-ass guitar goddesses is produced by author and former Guitar World editor Brad Tolinski with iconic guitarist Steve Vai as executive producer, and showcases eleven female guitarists, each a virtuoso ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Avoids Jail In Battery Case

According to TMZ, MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil has struck a deal to avoid jail time in connection with a misdemeanor battery charge related to an incident where he allegedly assaulted an autograph seeker. The singer's lawyers, David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld, appeared in court for him Wednesday (October 19) and pled guilty ...

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DISTURBED's 'Down With The Sickness' Sung By Animals (Video)

The latest animal song parody from video editor Insane Cherry is a an amusing cover of DISTURBED's 1999 classic "Down With The Sickness", as "sung" by dogs, cats, birds, and other animals. Check out the clip below. Not 30 seconds into the original recording of "Down With The Sickness", DISTURBED lead singer David Draiman screams ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA To Perform SEPULTURA's Entire 'Roots' Album On European Tour: Details Revealed

Former SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the band's classic album "Roots" by performing the LP in its entirety on a European tour in November/December. They will be joined by their CAVALERA CONSPIRACY bandmates Marc Rizzo (guitar) and Johny Chow (bass). The dates are as ...

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Video: TARJA TURUNEN Performs In Stuttgart, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of Tarja Turunen's October 14 performance at Im Wizemann in Stuttgart, Germany can be seen below. Tarja's latest heavy rock album, "The Shadow Self", was made available on August 5 via earMUSIC. While waiting for the release of "The Shadow Self", Tarja issued the new album's prequel, "The Brightest Void". In a ...

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DISTURBED To Release 'Live At Red Rocks' In November

DISTURBED will release a new live album, titled "Live At Red Rocks", on November 18 via Warner Bros. The album features songs spanning DISTURBED's 20-year-career, including Mainstream Rock chart hits "Down With The Sickness", "Stricken", "Inside The Fire", "Indestructible", "The Vengeful One", "The Light" and their now-platinum-certified version of SIMON & GARFUNKEL's classic hit "The ...

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Listen To New AMARANTHE Single 'That Song'

AMARANTHE, the cutting-edge Swedish rock band with the triple lead-vocal attack, has dropped "That Song" from its upcoming album, "Maximalism". Check it out at Spotify. "The time has come to unveil 'That Song' to the world," said guitarist Olof Mörck. "Showcasing a new side of AMARANTHE, the song combines an anthemic arena riff ...

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New Trial Date Set For VINCE NEIL In Battery Case

MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil's trial has been postponed in connection with a misdemeanor battery charge related to an incident where he allegedly assaulted an autograph seeker. The singer's lawyer told a judge that a key defense witness wasn't available this week. The trial has been reset for October 20. The alleged victim told police ...

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JIMMY PAGE Hopes To Hit The Road In 2017

Jimmy Page has told the U.K. digital radio station Planet Rock that he is hoping to hit the road in 2017 with a brand new band. The LED ZEPPELIN guitarist appeared on "Mojo Rocks" with Phil Alexander on Saturday night to talk about the expanded version of the band's 1997 "BBC Sessions" album ...

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SAXON: Video Trailer For 'Let Me Feel Your Power' Live Album

British heavy metal legends SAXON will release "Let Me Feel Your Power", their tenth live album, on September 23 in Europe and October 7 in North America via UDR Music. The 16-track album was recorded in Munich, Germany during November 2015 and Brighton in January 2016, with bonus material from Chicago in September 2015. A ...

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