Category: News

AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER Continuing Work On Solo Album

During a short chat with the Boston radio station WZLX earlier today (Thursday, October 31), AEROSMITH vocalist Steven Tyler told mid-day host Carter Alan that he is “finishing up some songs” for long-in-the-works solo debut, which is tentatively due next year. Tyler recently told The Pulse Of Radio that his plans to go out on his own should not be a cause of concern for AEROSMITH fans. “I’m …

ADRENALINE MOB To Release New Album In February

ADRENALINE MOB is scheduled to release its sophomore album on February 18, 2014 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. The band’s current lineup includes Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X), Mike Orlando (guitar) and John Moyer (bass; also of DISTURBED). Drummer Mike Portnoy (FLYING COLORS, THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) quit ADRENALINE MOB in June due to “scheduling conflicts.” A replacement drummer has not yet been announced. The first photo …

METALLICA Is 'Contracted' To Host ORION MUSIC + MORE Festival In Detroit Two More Years

According to MLive.com, METALLICA has two years left on its contract with Detroit, Michigan to host the band’s Orion Music + More festival. “It’s contracted,” Detroit City Council member James Tate said, “And I think since it was a event so well-suited for the venue — for the type of event it was — it was perfect.” During a recent radio interview, METALLICA drummer Lars …

ANTHRAX Has Seven New Songs Arranged Musically

According to a post on the official web site of ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian, drummer Charlie Benante, bassist Frank Bello and Ian are “working hard” on material for the next ANTHRAX album. Ian writes: “We’ve had a couple of writing sessions and things are moving along well — fast for us, actually. We’ve got seven songs arranged musically and we’re getting together again in a week and a half.” …

MOTÖRHEAD: European Tour Postponed Due To LEMMY's Health

MOTÖRHEAD mainman Lemmy Kilmister has released the following statement: “I have to sadly let you know that MOTÖRHEAD has had to postpone the forthcoming European tour until early next year, 2014. “We have made the decision because I am not quite ready to hit the road yet, and am working my way back to full fitness and rude health. Don’t …

SEPULTURA: North American Tour Canceled Due To Visa Issues

Due to a delay in the visa process, Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA have had to cancel their previously announced North American tour with UNEARTH, KATAKLYSM, DARK SERMON and ANCIIENTS. Attempts to make new arrangements for this time frame were not fruitful and the camp has determined to reschedule the tour for May 2014. All tickets will be refunded. SEPULTURA‘s new album, “The Mediator Between …

New TOOL Album Update

According to The Pulse Of Radio, there’s been some movement on the TOOL front regarding the band’s long-awaited fifth studio album. The person inside the TOOL circle who usually posts news at the band’s official web site has published a somewhat lengthy new update, in which he writes, “A couple of weeks ago I visited the TOOL loft to try and get …

The Who Planning Final Farewell Tour in 2015

The Who’s final farewell tour will be taking place two years from now. Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey told London’s Evening Standard in a recent interview that the band’s final tour will be in 2015 to mark their 50th anniversary. Yes, it has been over three decades since The Who’s first farewell tour in 1982, but it …

GENE SIMMONS COMMENTS ON POSSIBLE KISS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

Now that Kiss are on the ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, fans have started daydreaming about what it might be like to see the band enshrined alongside some of their fellow rock legends. But if your dream includes seeing the original lineup play at the induction ceremony, Gene Simmons has some bad news for you. Asked …

It's Official: METALLICA To Rock Antarctica

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XglwE4yH7qs Coca-Cola Zero presents “Música Zero”, an artistic event that will enable METALLICA to perform their world-class music in Antarctica for the first time. Besides the concert by the mythic band formed by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo, this initiative offers their fans the chance to participate in a unique expedition …