UMe has announced the release of “Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story, The Soundtrack” on June 8. The album comes on the heels of the film’s streaming debuts on Hulu and Amazon Prime following last year’s successful theatrical run and the DVD/Blu-ray releases. The soundtrack is the first official career retrospective compilation for the guitar
Archives for April 2018
Dutch metallers DELAIN will issue a new EP in the fall via Napalm Records. The band will promote the EP’s release by playing two intimate headlining shows on in October. Oct. 11 – Live Music Hall – Cologne, Germany Oct. 12 – Patronaat – Haarlem, Netherlands DELAIN is scheduled to make appearances at several European
In November, ARMORED SAINT will embark on a European tour commemorating the band’s classic “Symbol Of Salvation” album. On this special run, the group will perform “Symbol Of Salvation” in its entirety. ARMORED SAINT frontman John Bush comments: “Looking forward to coming to Europe in November to play the Metal Hammer Paradise show and others.
THE SEA WITHIN — the new art-rock collective comprise of Roine Stolt (TRANSATLANTIC, THE FLOWER KINGS), Daniel Gildenlöw (PAIN OF SALVATION), Jonas Reingold (STEVE HACKETT, THE FLOWER KINGS, KARMAKANIC, THE TANGENT), Tom Brislin (YES SYMPHONIC, RENAISSANCE, SPIRALING, DEBORAH HARRY) and Marco Minnemann (THE ARISTOCRATS, STEVEN WILSON, UK, JOE SATRIANI) — will release its debut self-titled
A newly launched web site, GNR.FM, appears to be teasing an upcoming product or event related to GUNS N’ ROSES‘ classic “Appetite For Destruction” album. The site, which is registered by Universal Music Group, is displaying the message “DESTRUCTION IS COMING” along with the #AppetiteForDestruction hashtag. In addition, a billboard featuring five skulls — each
ROBERT PLANT & THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS have released an official video for the song “The May Queen”, filmed live at the O2 Apollo Manchester on November 30, 2017. The clip, directed by Ryan Mackfall and produced by Crashburn Media, can be seen below. ROBERT PLANT & THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS recently completed a 12-city
GHOST has announced two arena shows as part of its “A Pale Tour Named Death” in the fall: Nov. 16 – The Forum – Los Angeles, CA Dec. 15 – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY GHOST broke news of the arena performances this morning (Monday, April 30) with a special press conference helmed by Papa
A PERFECT CIRCLE‘s “Eat The Elephant”, the Maynard James Keenan– and Billy Howerdel-led rock band’s return release following a 14-year gap between new albums, debuted atop numerous Billboard charts, grabbing the No. 1 spot on the Rock, Independent and Alternative Albums charts, a No. 2 entry on the Top Current Albums chart (for pure album
WHITESNAKE has pushed back the projected release date of its new album, “Flesh & Blood”, to next year. The band’s record label, Frontiers Music Srl, issued a statement earlier today blaming the delay on “technical issues.” “It is with great disappointment that, following technical issues whilst mixing the new ‘Flesh & Blood’ album, WHITESNAKE and
With GODSMACK‘s seventh studio album, “When Legends Rise”, just released on Friday (April 27), frontman Sully Erna discussed 10 albums that changed his life in a new interview with Classic Rock. Leading the list was AEROSMITH‘s 1976 album “Rocks”, about which Erna said: “I’d been a musician since I was three-and-a-half years old, and I
Two decades since its last release, Norwegian hard rock band CONCEPTION has reunited with its familiar lineup: Roy Khan, Tore Østby, Ingar Amlien and Arve Heimdal. Having decided to control the process themselves, the bandmembers now turn to their fans via a PledgeMusic campaign to help generate the funds they need for releasing their brand-new
U.K. agitators PITCHSHIFTER have announced a November 2018 U.K. tour to celebrate 20 years of their much-lauded record “www.pitchshifter.com”. Since 1989, the band has played in 27 countries with the likes of OZZY OSBOURNE, DEFTONES, PANTERA, BLACK SABBATH, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, TOOL, IGGY POP, ATARI TEENAGE RIOT, BAD RELIGION, OBITUARY, CARCASS and NEUROSIS.
FOZZY and STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward was recently interviewed by Kristyn Clark of Pop Culture Madness. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what he would like to change about the music industry, Ward said: “I wouldn’t change anything about the music industry, just because I’m afraid that if I changed it, maybe
STRYPER played its first show with new bassist Perry Richardson (ex-FIREHOUSE) Saturday night (April 28) at the Frontiers Rock Festival in Milan, Italy. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet stated about the gig: “Although we had a few technical difficulties, it was an amazing night!! The people
The first part of an official interview with DEEP PURPLE keyboardist Don Airey about his upcoming solo album, “One Of A Kind”, can be seen below. The disc will be released on May 25 via earMUSIC as 2CD (including a bonus live CD) as well as on vinyl and digitally. It is hard to find