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CHEAP TRICK Releases New Single, 'The Summer Looks Good On You'

Veteran rockers CHEAP TRICK have released a brand-new single called "The Summer Looks Good On You" via Big Machine Records. The band co-produced the song with longtime collaborator Julian Raymond, who also worked on CHEAP TRICK's last three albums, 2016's "Bang, Zoom, Crazy... Hello" and 2017's "We're All Alright!" and "Christmas Christmas". "The Summer Looks ...

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BEN WELLS On New BLACK STONE CHERRY Album 'Family Tree': 'We've Finally Embraced That We're A Southern Blues Rock And Roll Band'

Tristan Pratt of The Metal Tris recently conducted an interview with guitarist Ben Wells of Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the "unique aspects" of BLACK STONE CHERRY's sound: Ben: "I don't know… that's a unique question in itself. I think ...

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It's Alive! - JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES

JOHN 5 isn't a household name, but the guitar wizard has worked with a vast array of artists who are exactly that. Whether it's performing in arenas with ROB ZOMBIE and MARILYN MANSON or lending his talents as a session musician for the likes of ROD STEWART, PAUL STANLEY or LYNYRD SKYNYRD, the six-stringer has ...

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STEVEN ADLER's All-Star Band, DIO DISCIPLES To Perform At Fourth Annual 'Ride For Ronnie' Motorcycle Ride And Concert

The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund has announced the fourth annual Ride For Ronnie motorcycle ride and concert, taking place May 6. The ride from Harley-Davidson of Glendale to Los Encinos Park in Encino will raise awareness and funds for cancer prevention and research for a cure. The afternoon concert in ...

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POP EVIL Vocalist On Current State Of Rock: 'We're At The Bottom Of The Sea In The Music Business'

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with vocalist Leigh Kakaty of Michigan hard rockers POP EVIL. You can watch the entire three-part chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what originally inspired him when he started writing his own songs: Leigh: "I think, honestly, what inspired me is when I ...

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LYNYRD SKYNYRD To Play Special Invitation-Only Show For SiriusXM

SiriusXM has announced that LYNYRD SKYNYRD will perform a special invitation-only show for SiriusXM on Thursday, March 15 at the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta. The exclusive performance for SiriusXM subscribers will feature LYNYRD SKYNYRD playing music from throughout its career before the band embarks on its two-year farewell tour, "Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell ...

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POISON Announces U.S. Tour With CHEAP TRICK, POP EVIL

Music fans wanting a little variety with their summer tour package will get that very thing with the "Poison…Nothin' But A Good Time 2018" tour. Iconic rock band POISON, with all original members, will be joined by CHEAP TRICK and POP EVIL on its trek across the U.S. this summer. The tour is set to ...

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LYNYRD SKYNYRD Announces Farewell Tour

After a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums, southern rock icons LYNYRD SKYNYRD will embark on their final "Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour" presented by SiriusXM. The first leg of the career-concluding tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off Friday, May ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Drummer On Band's Early Years: 'We Were Always Into Metal; We Just Couldn't Play It Too Good'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin was recently interviewed by George Burnz of the "Full Metal Racket" show. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the surprisingly fertile nature of the North Carolina music scene: Reed: "Raleigh always had a good rock scene, punk rock scene ...

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RON KEEL Signs With MEGADETH Bassist's EMP LABEL GROUP

EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, has announced the formation of EMP Outlaw, a southern rock/outlaw country imprint. EMP Outlaw will reissue "Metal Cowboy", the 2014 independent release from STEELER/KEEL vocalist Ron Keel, on March 2. 2018 will also see the studio debut from RON KEEL BAND, the highly anticipated ...

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Ex-PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN Releases 'Fault Line' Video

"Fault Line", the new video from former PANTERA bassist Rex Brown, can be seen below. The track is taken from Rex's debut solo album, "Smoke On This", which was released on July 28 via Entertainment One (eOne). The disc marks the first time in Brown's career in which he serves as both lead vocalist and ...

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Paranormal - ALICE COOPER

Alice Cooper's first studio release in six years shares many of the same elements as 2011's "Welcome 2 My Nightmare", which was a reimagination of Alice's first solo effort, 1975's "Welcome to My Nightmare". The album was intended as a collection of standalone songs to contrast with the previous "concept" offering, and on it, original ...

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JOE PERRY, GLENN HUGHES Guest On New BILLY RAY CYRUS Album, 'Set The Record Straight'

Billy Ray Cyrus is celebrating his birthday with the announcement of his new album, "Set The Record Straight", due on November 10. The disc features collaborations with Joe Perry (AEROSMITH), George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Bryan Adams, Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), Jencarlos Canela, Ronnie Milsap and Billy's daughter, Miley Cyrus. "I'm ...

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