Whitney Houston Death: Sebastian Bach and Bret Michaels Pay Tribute to Pop Superstar
Former Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach and Poison frontman Bret Michaels have written lengthy tributes to Whitney Houston upon the sudden news of her death today (Feb. 11). Both musicians expressed deep sadness at the news, and wrote about how they were touched personally by Houston and her music.
Singer Jesse Leach Rejoins Killswitch Engage
After much speculation and rumor, Killswitch Engage have re-enlisted their original frontman Jesse Leach as their singer following the recent departure of vocalist Howard Jones. The news was simply broken by a photo of the lineup on the band’s official website.
Metallica To Make Big Announcement February 7
Metallica are tantalizing fans with a new video clip that promises a big announcement from the band this coming Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 11AM PT. What can it be? Another collaborative album with Lou Reed? We don’t think so! Whatever it is, it seems to be geared toward a big concert announ…
Anthrax Guitarist Fights Viral Infection and Drummer Exits Tour To Be With Ailing Mom
Earlier today, we reported that Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian missed last night’s show in Kansas City, Mo., due to an unspecified illness. Now, the band has released a statement explaining that Ian is battling a severe viral infection that caused him to be hospitalized in Los Angeles. In addition, the…
Godsmack, Staind and Halestorm Announce Dates for 2012 U.S. Tour
After revealing last week that they were touring together, Godsmack, Staind and Halestorm have now unveiled the dates for their joint U.S. tour.
Lacuna Coil Offer Advance Stream of New Album ‘Dark Adrenaline’
Lacuna Coil are offering fans a full preview of their album ‘Dark Adrenaline’ in advance of its release on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The entire disc is streaming over at SPIN.com (see link below).
New Nine Inch Nails Album on the Way
With all the awards and nominations Trent Reznor has been receiving for his soundtrack work on both ‘The Social Network’ and ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,’ it was beginning to look like the industrial-rock king had found an entire new career. But get y…
Van Halen Announce Tour Dates, Album Title and First Single
This just in: Van Halen have announced full dates for their North American tour in support of their new album, which is titled ‘A Different Kind of Truth.’
James Durbin Gets Married on New Year’s Eve
Rocker James Durbin tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Heidi Lowe on New Year’s Eve. The couple, who have a 2-year-old son named Hunter, wed at a chapel on the edge of the redwood forest near California’s Santa Cruz Mountains.
Guns N’ Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys Among 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class will feature three bands that have helped shape rock music over the past 25 years — Guns N’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Beastie Boys were all announced as inductees today (Dec. 7). The ceremony will take place April 14 at the Rock …
Motley Crue Announce Las Vegas Residency
Motley Crue made their much-teased big announcement on ‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ on Thursday (Dec. 1) and here it is: The veteran rock act will be performing a 12-show residency Feb. 3-19, 2012, at the Joint at Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas.
Jane’s Addiction ‘Underground’ Lyric Video – Exclusive Premiere
Jane’s Addiction fans, we have a treat for you. Loudwire is premiering the new lyric video for the band’s latest single ‘Underground.’ The song is the second official single off the band’s newest album, ‘The Great Escape Art…