Category: Music News

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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Sydney Rock ‘n Roll & Alternative Christmas Market – 27 November

Sydney Rock ‘n Roll & Alternative Christmas Market – 27 November

Barfly Promotions & Jets Sports Club Presents the Sydney Rock ‘n Roll & Alternative Christmas Market At Jets Sports Club – 2 Holbeach Ave, Tempe. Sunday 27 November, 2011 – 11.00am – 5.30pm If you are looking for the ultimate Christmas gift, the Sydney Rock ‘n Roll & Alternative Market on Sunday November 27 is the place to be. Expect […]

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Soundwave 2012 – 3rd and final announcement!

Soundwave 2012 – 3rd and final announcement!

THIRD AND FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT! Just when it can’t get any bigger!  Oh it has… check out the third and final announcement of bands joining the already gargantuan lineup at Soundwave 2012! Bush In Flames The Black Dahlia Murder Holy Grail Hyro Da Hero These Kids Wear Crowns In This Moment Black Tide Kids In Glass Houses Fireworks Conditions Cherri Bomb […]

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Alter Bridge & Steel Panther Soundwave side shows announced

Alter Bridge & Steel Panther Soundwave side shows announced

…Meet Myles Kennedy (Slash’s frontman), Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall and Scott Phillips; the future of rock. ALTER BRIDGE are fast becoming a rock juggernaut and are on the way to firmly placing themselves in the rock ‘n’ roll pantheon forever. With 2 brilliant albums already under their belt ALTER BRIDGE has crafted one of the best rock records of recent […]

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Accept announce new album title – Stalingrad

Accept announce new album title – Stalingrad

ACCEPT’s fifteen year break from the music business only served as a distant warning to the 2010 thunderous return of ACCEPT to the metal forefront. Sweat soaked, table-sized club shows and triumphant appearances at the biggest rock festivals around the world created an excitement long not seen in the metal community. It was only natural that ACCEPT’s comeback album Blood […]

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Heaven’s Basement announce holiday shows, record deal & new song

Heaven’s Basement announce holiday shows, record deal & new song

UK Rockers HEAVEN’S BASEMENT have announced three shows to end the year and welcome in the festive season. Their Xmas gift comes in the form of three (nearly) free shows in Sheffield, Manchester and London. Drummer Chris Rivers explains: “Three special shows packed with all the energy of a full Heaven’s Basement tour, everything you expect from our live show […]

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Former Hollywood Undead frontman Deuce to release debut solo album March 27, 2012

Former Hollywood Undead frontman Deuce to release debut solo album March 27, 2012

Former Hollywood Undead Frontman Signs with New Label Debut Solo Album to be Released Globally on March 27, 2012 Los Angeles, CA – California based lyricist, producer and knows-no-boundaries singer/rapper Deuce has announced plans to release his intensely anticipated debut solo album Nine Lives via Five Seven Music on March 27, 2012 worldwide. Experiencing unprecedented success as the frontman for Hollywood Undead, and creatively fueling the […]

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Dark New Day to release new album on Goomba Music

Dark New Day to release new album on Goomba Music

CHICAGO, IL – Goomba Music is proud to announce a partnership with hard rock veterans Dark New Day. The band’s sophomore album (title to be determined) is scheduled for a February 2012 release. This album mark’s the follow up to their highly successful debut “Twelve Year Silence” which was released in 2005. The new album will feature some of the […]

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Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012 – lineup so far!

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2012 – lineup so far!

COLD CHISEL to headline Bluesfest! Bluesfest is excited to announce that COLD CHISEL will headline the 2012 event, with the legendary Australian band’s exclusive festival appearance closing the main stage on Thursday 5th of April 2012.  It will be the first time that an Australian artist has ever headlined this iconic musical event. Bluesfest’s announcement is testament to the special place Cold Chisel’s music […]

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Nickelback new album stream – Here And Now

Nickelback new album stream – Here And Now

Love them or hate them, but Canadian rockers Nickelback are about to release their new album ‘Here And Now’ through Roadrunner Records this Friday the 18th November, and if you’re in Australia, you can be one of the lucky ones to check it out first as it currently streams in its entirety on the MMM website! You can check out […]

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Black Sabbath – Reunited, 33 years in the making

Black Sabbath – Reunited, 33 years in the making

Well the news that most had anticipated, but has now been made official…today in Los Angeles at the Whiskey A Go-Go where exactly 41 years ago to the day, where the band played their first ever Los Angeles show, one of the worlds most iconic heavy metal bands, Black Sabbath announced their reunion – OZZY OSBOURNE, TONY IOMMI, GEEZER BUTLER […]

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Gojira signs with Roadrunner Records

Gojira signs with Roadrunner Records

ROADRUNNER RECORDS ANNOUNCES THE SIGNING OF GOJIRA Roadrunner Records announced today the addition of French metal behemoths Gojira to the label. The band is universally recognized as one of the most talented and extreme art-metal acts on the scene today. Gojira are one of those rare bands that come along every couple of years and take everything you know about […]

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Sounds like, looks like, is…Monster Truck.

Sounds like, looks like, is…Monster Truck.

For fans of: Swords, Stoner Rock, Beards.  http://ilovemonstertruck.com There’s something comforting about a band name that delivers exactly what you are expecting to hear… In 2009, these four Canadians came together as Monster Truck, as somewhat of a side project for their other more serious bands (The Reason, Saint Alvia), but their original plans of getting wasted and playing sloppy […]

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FURYON sign management deal with Rock N Growl!

FURYON sign management deal with Rock N Growl!

UK’s best new metal band “FURYON“, feat. vocalist Matt Mitchell, guitarist Chris Green, guitarist Pat Heath, bass guitarist Alex “Nickel” Bowen and drummer Lee Farmery have signed a management deal with Germany’s “ROCK N GROWL“! ROCK N GROWL & FURYON are currently shopping the recording “GRAVITAS” produced by Rick Beato (Shinedown, Fozzy), securing a record deal very soon, with the […]

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WIN – a copy of ‘The Lost Children’ by Disturbed (CLOSED)

WIN – a copy of ‘The Lost Children’ by Disturbed (CLOSED)

Thanks to our good friends at Warner Music, they know we love some Disturbed, so much so they wanted to give us some copies of their newest album to give away to you guys!  Aren’t they lovely?! This is a collection of rarities and B-sides all made available in one perfect little package just for you all to enjoy, which […]

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