Category: Music News

DEUCE PREMIERES VIDEO FOR ‘LET’S GET IT CRACKIN’

DEUCE PREMIERES VIDEO FOR ‘LET’S GET IT CRACKIN’

Deuce‘s music video for his new song, “Let’s Get It Crackin’” encompasses all the craziness that can happen within a motel from topless strippers in Halloween masks to a female fight club, all ending in bloodshed. Filmed at Pink Hotel in Los Angeles, directed by Nathan Cox (Marilyn Manson, Linkin Park, Black Veil Brides). VIDEO: http://bit.ly/deucelgic Deuce is a songwriter, producer, singer/rapper hailing from […]

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Kingswood release debut EP ‘Yeah Go Die’

Kingswood release debut EP ‘Yeah Go Die’

KINGSWOOD is rock’n’roll revival at its finest, or wildest, both onstage and off. ‘YEAH GO DIE’ combines howling harmonies, suspenseful breaks and a heart-pounding drumbeat that drives the song right through. The untamed, Page influenced riff is accompanied by melodic vocal harmonies that reflect the name KINGSWOOD – a mythical forest utopia where free thought and pure music flows amongst […]

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Nine Sons Of Dan release ‘She’s So Fine’

Nine Sons Of Dan release ‘She’s So Fine’

Gold Coast rockers Nine Sons of Dan will release “She’s So Fine” as an exclusive iTunes bundle on Friday January 6 2012 packaging the single, the official video clip and a bonus never before released acoustic version of the track.  The five-piece will also release their debut EP “Landslide” to radio and retail in North America on January 16 2012. In Australia, “She’s So Fine”, which […]

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Teenage Casket Company release their ‘Best Kept Secret’

Teenage Casket Company release their ‘Best Kept Secret’

Nottingham UK Power Pop Rockers TEENAGE CASKET COMPANY are proud to announce the long awaited release of their new album ‘BEST KEPT SECRET’. Released through JAMSYNC MUSIC in the US and available worldwide, the 11 track CD comprises the most popular songs from their first 2 releases, 2005’s ‘Dial It Up’ and the 2006 follow up EP ‘Eat Your Heart Out’, along with the band’s […]

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The Last Vegas – ‘The Other Side’ EP is here

The Last Vegas – ‘The Other Side’ EP is here

  The Other Side EP Is Here… The Last Vegas’ new “Other Side” EP is now available through the TLV Merch Store and world-wide through Century Media Distribution. The CD version of the “Other Side” EP features a bonus track “My Way Forever”, not included on the digital version (available on iTunes, AmazonMP3, etc.).  Plus, Santa says from now ’til Xmas, every TLV T-shirt in the Merch Store ships with a FREE copy of the new […]

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Primal Fear – ‘Unbreakable’ album release 20 January 2012

Primal Fear – ‘Unbreakable’ album release 20 January 2012

Released: 20 January 2012 If you’re talking about today’s European top metal acts the discussion is heading straight towards Primal Fear. Former Gamma Ray vocalist Ralf Scheepers and bassist/vocalist Mat Sinner, two of the most respected German metal musicians founded the band in late 1997. With eight studio albums released, two live products and a best of Primal Fear are […]

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The Smoking Hearts sign to 3Wise Records!

The Smoking Hearts sign to 3Wise Records!

3Wise records are proud to announce the release from one of the most exciting new bands from the UK, THE SMOKING HEARTS. Graceful is definitely not a word to describe THE SMOKING HEARTS. Their live Shows have seen guitars smashed and drum kits sprawled across stages and it is not uncommon to find half the band playing in the crowd […]

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Fozzy release live album “Remains Alive”

Fozzy release live album “Remains Alive”

After a breakthrough year on the live circuit which saw the band perform 80 shows throughout the US, Europe, Canada and Australia including some of the biggest festivals on the planet, FOZZY have offered up a Christmas gift to their loyal fans by finally digitally releasing their debut live album ”Remains Alive” via Riot Entertainment). FOZZY who features former WWE […]

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Nickelback debuts at #1 on the ARIA chart

Nickelback debuts at #1 on the ARIA chart

Multi-platinum rock band Nickelback have smashed the Aria charts with their first Australian #1 debut for seventh studio album Here and Now. First single ‘When We Stand Together’ was also the number 1 most added single to radio and peaked at #12 in the Hot 100 Radio Airplay Chart. Here and Now had the biggest international debut in Nickelback’s history.  The album […]

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Grifter – tour dates with Orange Goblin and Metal Hammer takes notice!

Grifter – tour dates with Orange Goblin and Metal Hammer takes notice!

  Grifter’s Breakout Year Keeps Getting Bigger; Band Announces New Tour Dates with Orange Goblin and Metal Hammer Takes Notice! Captain Zen Beyond has called them “the best classic rock band around” and the album “brilliant without any weak points.” The Obelisk says they “sound like fans of 70’s rock creating their own riffs and grooves to universal appeal.” Classic […]

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Slipknot sidewaves announced

Slipknot sidewaves announced

At the turn of the millennium, SLIPKNOT erupted onto world stages proceeding to reset the course of metal. On the 10 year Anniversary of their breakthrough album ‘Iowa’, SLIPKNOT are set to unleash their malevolent fury upon Australia. Touring as one of the headliners of Soundwave 2012, SLIPKNOT will lead their unholy army of maggots through the nine circles of […]

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Blessed By A Broken Heart release details of new album ‘Feel The Power’

Blessed By A Broken Heart release details of new album ‘Feel The Power’

Shred-metal adventurers BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART are charging forth with a new glam-tastic tour de force, Feel the Power, out January 24 on El Shaddai Records. In anticipation of the release, the band is giving fans a first glimpse at the album’s tracklisting (listed below), as well as the artwork (also below), reminiscent of the space-punk apocalypse for which BBABH‘s music is the perfect […]

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Paul Weller new album ‘Sonik Kicks’ to be released March 23rd 2012

Paul Weller new album ‘Sonik Kicks’ to be released March 23rd 2012

Enjoying a constant critical high and a never ending creative peak, Paul Weller continues to push the boundaries with his new album SONIK KICKS, due for release on March 23rd 2012. This is the follow up to the Mercury Music Award nominated WAKE UP THE NATION and Paul’s eleventh solo album. Once again, it’s his best yet. If you’d like […]

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SIXX:A.M. TEASE DECEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT & OFFICIAL STORE LAUNCH

SIXX:A.M. TEASE DECEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT & OFFICIAL STORE LAUNCH

They say a picture paints a thousand words….but for SIXX:A.M fans, the big question is what story does the picture below tell?  I guess you need to stay tuned for a December announcement…. SIXX:A.M. teased fans about an upcoming announcement on their Facebook page as well as a SIXX:A.M. Image (as seen below).  The band also launched their official store with exclusive deluxe packages.     […]

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Monster Energy Presents “DimeBash 2011” December 14, 2011 at the Key Club in West Hollywood, CA

Monster Energy Presents “DimeBash 2011” December 14, 2011 at the Key Club in West Hollywood, CA

  HARD ROCK LEGENDS AND METAL GIANTS COME TOGETHER TO ONCE AGAIN CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF DIMEBAG WHILE HONORING ANOTHER HERO   Monster Energy Presents DimeBash 2011 Featuring Many of the Hard Rock World’s Biggest Names As They Join Together to Celebrate the Music of “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott and Metal Classics He Loved with all Proceeds Benefiting the […]

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Drowning Pool to part ways with singer

Drowning Pool to part ways with singer

New York, NY– All-American anthemic rockers Drowning Pool announced today that they will be parting ways with their current singer, Ryan McCombs. The hard working Texas band, who has worked with 3 singers in their 10 year career, issued the following statement: “We have always been a band who has gained success despite having multiple singers…maybe we suffer from reverse […]

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Dawn Heist release “Time Wave Zero”

Dawn Heist release “Time Wave Zero”

Sydney based Electronic Metallers DAWN HEIST have just released their damaging debut EP upon the circling masses with the CD entitled “Time Wave Zero”.  After having an unprecedented first year as a band, signing with UK management heavyweights The Flaming Arts Agency and touring heavily both nationally and internationally, DAWN HEIST have delivered 6 tracks of sledgehammer metal and are […]

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Pulled Apart By Horses to release 2nd album, Tough Love

Pulled Apart By Horses to release 2nd album, Tough Love

  Sophomore release has “bigger balls”, says guitarist. Pulled Apart By Horses are the British rock band worth getting wood for. Their self-titled 2010 debut was a sonic maelstrom of screamo and hard disco riffage; here was heavy music that you could shake a tail feather to, pop music at its most corrupted. Dance music played by wiry punk weirdos. […]

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Jaded Heart to release new album in May 2012

Jaded Heart to release new album in May 2012

  20 years after their founding in 1991, Jaded Heart are still – and more than ever – one of Germany’s most successful Rock bands. Founded by bass player Michael Müller and drummer Axel Kruse, who is also the drummer in another German Rock institution, Mad Max, the band has gained even more international standing after two line-up changes with […]

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Soundgarden – Big Day Out sideshows announced

Soundgarden – Big Day Out sideshows announced

SOUNDGARDEN SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE BIG DAY OUT SIDE SHOWS ANNOUNCED! When BIG DAY OUT was born 20 years ago, a new wave of music was emerging from the American north-west. At the crest of that wave was one of the most incendiary heavy rock bands of our time: SOUNDGARDEN. It’s been fifteen years since they last graced our shores and […]

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Seether – announce Australian headline tour

Seether – announce Australian headline tour

South African rockers Seether are returning to Australia in support of new album Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray. Frontman Shaun Morgan announced, “We are anxious and excited to get back to Australia. It has been three years too long and we have a lot of catching up to do with our Aussie fans.  Can’t wait to see everyone at the shows.” Their latest single Tonight has been added […]

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Faker are giving their new record away. For Free

Faker are giving their new record away. For Free

Australian band Faker, best known for their hit ‘This Heart Attack’ and after enjoying a mammoth tour supporting P!nk throughout Australia disappeared for a while to write and record their new album.  Today singer Nathan Hudson has issued an open letter to their fans announcing, well read below and you’ll see… Oh and if you want some back story on […]

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System Of A Down sidewaves announced

System Of A Down sidewaves announced

There is no other band around who can match the audacity, intensity and progressive nature of SYSTEM OF A DOWN. With SYSTEM OF A DOWN operating at such astonishing creative and emotional heights they quite simply leave the rest of the herd scrabbling in the dust. It was 2001’s ‘Toxicity’ that cemented their reputation. With every track tightly coiled, urgent […]

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Dokken to enter the studio for a brand new album due for release in 2012

Dokken to enter the studio for a brand new album due for release in 2012

Official press release via (www.frontiers.it)  – Frontiers Records is excited to announce the signing of DOKKEN for the worldwide release of the band’s forthcoming studio album in the spring of 2012. The cooperation between Frontiers and DOKKEN started with the release of the band’s CD Lightning Strikes Again in 2007. The album marked a return to DOKKEN’s signature style with melodic hooklines and blazing guitar riffs […]

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Lenny Kravitz set to return to Australia

Lenny Kravitz set to return to Australia

FIRST AUSTRALIAN CONCERT APPEARANCE IN 18 YEARS JOINED BY SPECIAL GUESTS THE CRANBERRIES AND WOLFMOTHER Get ready to rock Australia! McManus Entertainment in association with F1 Rocks is thrilled to announce the return of rock icon Lenny Kravitz to Australia in March 2012. Marking his first concert appearance in the country in 18 years, Lenny will be joined by Irish […]

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Gotthard announce new singer

Gotthard announce new singer

Official press release from www.gotthard.com  “GOTTHARD – At last we continue! New singer confirmed. He is Swiss! Dear GOTTHARD Fans – it gives us great pleasure to announce that we have found a new singer. The successor to Steve Lee, who was killed in a tragic accident last year, is Nic Maeder and is Swiss-born. Nic was born in 1971 […]

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Cavalera Conspiracy Announce Australian Tour

Cavalera Conspiracy Announce Australian Tour

Cavalera Conspiracy Announce Australian Tour Performing for the very first time in Australia, Cavalera Conspiracy are set to cause mayhem around the nation performing at all Big Day Out festivals and select east coast shows. Cavalera Conspiracy was created following a decade long silence between Max and Iggor, the two brothers who formed the legendarily trailblazing heavy metal band Sepultura […]

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The Doors launch “Year Of The Doors” with L.A Woman reissue

The Doors launch “Year Of The Doors” with L.A Woman reissue

THE DOORS LAUNCH “THE YEAR OF THE DOORS” ON JANUARY 27 WITH 40TH ANNIVERSARY REISSUE OF ICONIC L.A. WOMAN ALBUM FEATURING THE NEWLY-DISCOVERED “SHE SMELLS SO NICE” Fans of iconic rock band THE DOORS are in for something special. The group’s final album – 1971’s L.A. WOMAN, with the signature hits “L.A. Woman”, “Love Her Madly” and “Riders On The Storm”- is being celebrated […]

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Jimi Jamison rejoins Survivor

Jimi Jamison rejoins Survivor

JIMI JAMISON REJOINS SURVIVOR, WORLDWIDE TOUR, NEW SONGS SET FOR RELEASE IN 2012 As reported on the official Survivor website www.survivormusic.com – “Jimi Jamison has rejoined Survivor, after leaving the band in 2006 to focus on his solo career. The band’s first album with Jamison, VITAL SIGNS, is still praised by fans and critics alike as one of the best AOR […]

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Daryl Braithwaite to perform at ‘Concert for Cure and Care’ for The Leukaemia Foundation

Daryl Braithwaite to perform at ‘Concert for Cure and Care’ for The Leukaemia Foundation

DARYL BRAITHWAITE ‘CONCERT FOR CURE & CARE’ FOR THE LEUKAEMIA FOUNDATION Tickets are on sale now as legendary Australian singer Daryl Braithwaite comes to Bunbury WA for one night, March 24, 2012 for the Inaugural ‘Concert for Cure and Care’ for The Leukaemia Foundation. In a distinguished career spanning more than 30 years, Daryl Braithwaite is one of Australia’s award winning premier performers. The […]

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