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DREAM THEATER To Begin Work On New Studio Album In The Fall

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci has confirmed to Spain's Metal Hammer magazine that the band is planning to use some of its coronavirus downtime to work on the follow-up to last year's "Distance Over Time" album. "There's a lot going on musically this year," Petrucci said (see video below). "Obviously, everybody's trying to be creative. ...

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Watch DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI And MIKE PORTNOY Reunite In 'Terminal Velocity' Music Video

DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci will release his second all-instrumental solo album, "Terminal Velocity", on all digital and streaming platforms on August 28 and on CD and vinyl on October 30 through The Orchard Music on his Sound Mind Music record label. "Terminal Velocity" was written and produced by Petrucci, recorded by James "Jimmy T" ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Announces 2021 European Tour

GUNS N' ROSES has announced the rescheduled dates for its European tour. The band was originally slated to tour Europe earlier this year, but was forced to postpone the shows due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, GUNS N' ROSES has revealed a new set of dates for the trek, kicking off in Lisbon, Portugal on ...

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Original MACHINE HEAD Drummer TONY COSTANZA Dead At 52

Original MACHINE HEAD drummer Tony Costanza has died. He was 52 years old. Costanza's passing was confirmed by his former CRISIS bandmate Afzaal Nasiruddeen, who wrote in a Facebook post: "It is with a very heavy heart that I have to accept and inform everyone concerned that I lost my brother, band mate, home boy ...

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases New Song 'Idol' Featuring TECH N9NE

Los Angeles quintet HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD has dropped a blazing new track, "Idol", featuring a guest appearance from rapper Tech N9ne. Continuing to push the boundaries of ingenuity, "Idol" sees HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD effortlessly blend heavy riffs, huge hooks, dubstep tinged industrial bombast and impassioned lyrical dexterity into a hard hitting sonic canvas that is uniquely and ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Announces July 2021 North American Tour Dates

The rescheduled dates for GUNS N' ROSES' North American stadium tour have been announced. The nearly two-month-long trek, which was scheduled to launch on July 4 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and run through August 26 on Missoula, Montana, was postponed in May due to the coronavirus pandemic which is sweeping the globe. The new tour, which ...

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BATTLE BEAST's NOORA LOUHIMO Says Musical Direction Of Her Debut Solo Album Will Be 'Soulful Blues Rock With Country Influences'

BATTLE BEAST singer Noora Louhimo will enter the studio in September to begin recording her debut solo album for an early 2021 release. Some of the songrwriting sessions have taken place at JaBa Recording Studios in Hankasalmi, Finland with Samuli Erkkilä. Regarding the status of the material for the solo LP, Louhimo told Finland's

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Watch PAPA ROACH Perform 'Between Angels & Insects' As Part Of 'Infest In-Studio' Event

Video of California rockers PAPA ROACH performing the song "Between Angels & Insects" as part of their second live streaming experience iteration called "Infest In-Studio" can be seen below. The program was a special virtually ticketed, live HD broadcast, which took place June 20 from Sacramento, and it featured PAPA ROACH performing its multi-platinum, classic ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Shares More Of His Original Artwork

David Lee Roth has shared several more pieces of his original artwork which were inspired by the COVID-19 crisis. For the past three months, the VAN HALEN singer has been posting paintings on his Twitter account that reflect the times and channel the mass anxiety around the novel coronavirus. "Social commentary is what I do," ...

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Watch PAPA ROACH Perform 'Binge' As Part Of 'Infest In-Studio' Event

Video of California rockers PAPA ROACH performing the song "Binge" as part of their second live streaming experience iteration called "Infest In-Studio" can be seen below. The program was a special virtually ticketed, live HD broadcast, which took place June 20 from Sacramento, and it featured PAPA ROACH performing its multi-platinum, classic album "Infest", live ...

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THE BLACK CROWES Launch New E-Commerce Merchandise Shop

THE BLACK CROWES and Bravado, Universal Music Group's leading global consumer, lifestyle and brand management company, have announced the launch of their first e-commerce merchandise shop in almost 10 years. The iconic rock band, whose quintuple platinum debut album, "Shake Your Money Maker", was released 30 years ago this year, have since released eight studio ...

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10 YEARS To Release 'Violent Allies' Album In September

Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 YEARS will release their new studio album titled "Violent Allies", on September 18 via Mascot Records. Earlier this year, the band's first new music in two and a half years was introduced gaining immediate traction at radio and streaming platforms across the globe. That song, "The Shift" has already exceeded a ...

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RON KEEL, VINNY APPICE And RUDY SARZO Cover BLACK SABBATH's 'Die Young': Official Music Video

The official music video for the song "Die Young" from EMERALD SABBATH, the ambitious epic rock and classical music tribute to BLACK SABBATH, can be seen below. Founded and produced by Michael Suilleabhain, an Irish nuclear construction safety inspector, EMERALD SABBATH's "Ninth Star" disc features 10 former members of BLACK SABBATH, The English Chamber Choir ...

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Watch PAPA ROACH Perform 'Revenge' As Part Of 'Infest In-Studio' Event

Video of California rockers PAPA ROACH performing the song "Revenge" as part of their second live streaming experience iteration called "Infest In-Studio" can be seen below. The program was a special virtually ticketed, live HD broadcast, which took place June 20 from Sacramento, and it featured PAPA ROACH performing its multi-platinum, classic album "Infest", live ...

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