Category: Music News

Halestorm release new video for ‘Love Bites (So Do I)’

Halestorm release new video for ‘Love Bites (So Do I)’

Video released for first single ‘LOVE BITES (SO DO I)’ from the new album THE STRANGE CASE OF… out April 13 Watch the new video here On their new home of Roadrunner Records, Pennsylvania-based hard rockers Halestorm have released the first single and video from The Strange Case of… their brand new album, out on April 13. Formed by frontwoman […]

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Trixter – first new album in 20 years ‘New Audio Machine’

Trixter – first new album in 20 years ‘New Audio Machine’

Frontiers Records is proud to announce the return of good-time rock n’ rollers,Trixter; the band’s first new album in 20 years, NEW AUDIO MACHINE, has been confirmed for a release date on April 20th in Europe and April 24th in North America. Featuring the band’s original line-up, NEW AUDIO MACHINE is produced and engineered by Chuck Alzakian (Elton John, Christina Aguilera, Tesla) and includes […]

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Slash reveals cover art and title for second studio album ‘Apocalyptic Love’

Slash reveals cover art and title for second studio album ‘Apocalyptic Love’

APOCALYPTIC LOVE FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS OUT MAY 18, 2012 SLASH–the iconic, Grammy-winning rock guitarist and songwriter—has revealed the cover artwork and album title for his second studio album Apocalyptic Love featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators due out May 18 onSLASH’s own label Dik Hayd International via Sony Music Australia. Apocalyptic Love will follow his 2010 debut album Slash and his November 2011 first-ever live  solo album, the two-CD/DVD set Made In Stoke 24/7/11. The Slash album debuted on […]

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National SLAM day: over 100 venues registered.  February 23.

National SLAM day: over 100 venues registered. February 23.

SLAM MAKE HISTORY WITH OVER 100 VENUES REGISTERED FOR NATIONAL SLAM DAY FEBRUARY 23  More than 100 music venues from around the country will celebrate Australia’s thriving live music scene at National Slam Day on February 23rd 2012. “We are so excited to see over 100 venues already signed up, from Tennant Creek to Hobart, Gosford to Melbourne, Fremantle to Adelaide, artists […]

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Avatar ‘Black Waltz’ album stream available at AOL Music

Avatar ‘Black Waltz’ album stream available at AOL Music

  AVATAR “BLACK WALTZ” FULL ALBUM STREAM AVAILABLE AT AOL MUSIC (New York, NY) – AVATAR have made their new record “Black Waltz” available for full album streaming at AOL Music today. Click HERE to listen. The band will release their newest record, “Black Waltz” tomorrow Feb 14, 2012 via eOne Music. You can preview or pre-order the record via […]

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Crazy Lixx set to release new album ‘Riot Avenue’

Crazy Lixx set to release new album ‘Riot Avenue’

Swedish Sleaze Rock Masters CRAZY LIXX ready to rock again with “Riot Avenue” Frontiers Records is excited to announce the release date of CRAZY LIXX anticipated third studio album entitled “Riot Avenue” on April 20th in Europe and April 24th in North America. Almost an exact decade after vocalist Danny Rexon and ex-guitarist Vic Zino (now in Hardcore Superstar) started playing together under the name Crazy Lixx, the band is […]

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Indica- news from the studio!

Indica- news from the studio!

The five finnish ladys from INDICA are currently working on their follow up to their successful “A Way Away“ record, which is yet untitled and scheduled to be released in autumn 2012. Vocalist Jonsu, gives an update from the studio recordings: „We are happy to tell you that we´ve now started to record the next album in „Petrax Studios“. The […]

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Wig Wam return with new single ‘Wall Street’ out February 24th…

Wig Wam return with new single ‘Wall Street’ out February 24th…

WIG WAM RETURNS WITH WORLD-WIDE RELEASE ”WALL STREET” Wig Wam is due to release the new single ”Wall Street” February 24th ,2012 on Frontiers Records. “Wall Street” is taken from the forthcoming album with the same title, which will be released this spring. “Wall Street” is the story of a musician who trade his guitar for a company brand to make his […]

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Taproot announce new album ‘ The Episodes’ due April 10th

Taproot announce new album ‘ The Episodes’ due April 10th

Taproot will release their sixth full length album, The Episodes, on April 10th. The forthcoming effort is produced by Tim Palatan who previously worked with the band on 2010’s highly successful Plead the Fifth. The Episodes, nearly six years in the making, is a complexly developed concept album. Bassist Phil Lipscomb spoke on the band’s creative process for this record, “I […]

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letlive release new video for ‘Muther’

letlive release new video for ‘Muther’

LETLIVE. RELEASE NEW VIDEO Band in Australia next week for Soundwave Festival Heavy music’s breakout stars letlive. have just released a brand new video for their song “Muther” from the band’s Epitaph-Records debut album Fake History. The video was filmed in Los Angeles and offers a cathartic interpretation of romantic jealousy, featuring singer Jason Aalon Butler, who Kerrang! Magazine recently […]

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Arch Enemy: Australia Khaos Tour 2012

Arch Enemy: Australia Khaos Tour 2012

METROPOLIS TOURING, CENTURY MEDIA AND VENOM PRESENT: ARCH ENEMY: AUSTRALIAN KHAOS TOUR 2012 Metal Hammer Magazine calls them ‘Swedish melodic death metal heavy weights’ We call them a force of nature. With nine albums under their belts, the guys and girl are masters of their craft. They have never been a band to do anything without 110% commitment and their […]

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Soen featuring members Of Opeth & Testament to release debut album

Soen featuring members Of Opeth & Testament to release debut album

              SOEN, Featuring Former Members Of OPETH & TESTAMENT, To Release Debut Album Cognitive on March 16 SOEN – the new four-strong ensemble featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-Opeth, Amon Amarth), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (Sadus, Testament, Death, Iced Earth), Stockholm-born vocalist Joel Ekelöf (Willowtree), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis- have inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. […]

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Corey Taylor announces Sydney book signing and reading

Corey Taylor announces Sydney book signing and reading

SLIPKNOT IN AUSTRALIA FOR SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL AND SIDEWAVE SHOWS LEAD SINGER COREY TAYLOR ANNOUNCES SYDNEY BOOK SIGNING SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor will be in the country performing with SLIPKNOT at the national Soundwave Festival, as well as SLIPKNOT headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne. Taylor has announced that he will be signing copies and reading from his international best-selling book ‘Seven Deadly Sins: Settling The Argument Between […]

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Primal Rock Rebellion confirm release of single/video ‘No Place Like Home’

Primal Rock Rebellion confirm release of single/video ‘No Place Like Home’

PRIMAL ROCK REBELLION – THE NEW STUDIO PROJECT FEATURING IRON MAIDEN GUITARIST ADRIAN SMITH & FORMER SIKTH FRONT-MAN MIKEE GOODMAN – CONFIRMS RELEASE OF NEW SINGLE / VIDEO, ‘NO PLACE LIKE HOME’  PRIMAL ROCK REBELLION have released their debut single, ‘No Place Like Home’. The single has been released as a strictly Limited Edition black 10” vinyl exclusive from What […]

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Joe Satriani – One night only 3D HD concert performance screening March 7 in selected cinemas around AUSTRALIA

Joe Satriani – One night only 3D HD concert performance screening March 7 in selected cinemas around AUSTRALIA

  ONE NIGHT ONLY 3D HD CONCERT PERFORMANCE SCREENING ON MARCH 7 IN SELECTED CINEMAS AROUND AUSTRALIA  CinemaLive is proud to announce the Australian premiere of Satchurated: Live in Montreal– a concert film featuring the amazing talents of world- renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani in 3D with 7.1 Dolby Digital sound.The concert was filmed live in Montreal, Canada in December of 2010 during Satriani’s The Wormhole Tour, […]

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Killswitch Engage announce new singer: Jesse Leach

Killswitch Engage announce new singer: Jesse Leach

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ANNOUNCE NEW SINGER: JESSE LEACH WHO SERVED AS BAND’S ORIGINAL SINGER ON LANDMARK ALBUM ALIVE OR JUST BREATHING  Killswitch Engage are pleased to announce that they have filled the singer vacancy in the band and they have done so with a familiar face: original vocalist Jesse Leach. Leach sang on the band’s first self-titled album, which came out in 2000, and on […]

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt & Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson team up for Storm Corrosion and sign to Roadrunner Records

Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt & Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson team up for Storm Corrosion and sign to Roadrunner Records

STORM CORROSION  OPETH’S MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT &  PORCUPINE TREE’S STEVEN WILSON TEAM UP FOR STORM CORROSION Roadrunner Records is pleased to announce the signing of Storm Corrosion. Storm Corrosion is the long-discussed and highly anticipated collaboration between two of the modern progressive rock scene’s most innovative and multi-talented artists: Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson and Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth. The pair will release Storm Corrosion on April 20. Wilson […]

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Jack Blades to release new solo album!

Jack Blades to release new solo album!

ICONIC SINGER/SONGWRITER JACK BLADES TO RELEASE NEW SOLO ALBUM: “ROCK N’ ROLL RIDE” Much-beloved singer/songwriter/bass player extraordinaire Jack Blades is slated to release his brand new solo album, ROCK N’ ROLL RIDE, on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America via Frontiers Records. The new album marks Blades’ second solo release for the label. The new record marks Blades’ second solo release […]

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Screaming Bikini launch new video

Screaming Bikini launch new video

Take a few minutes to check out Sarah McLeod’s smokin’ hot 3-piece girl band Screaming Bikini’s new music video “Dirty Beats Disco Bass”. The song tells the true story of when Sarah was living in London and a label executive told her that girls with guitars generally don’t sell records. The video takes the band on a journey putting them […]

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Sugar Army reveal new single & free download!

Sugar Army reveal new single & free download!

SUGAR ARMY REVEAL FIRST TRACK FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM ‘HOOKS FOR HANDS’ AVAILABLE NOW FOR FREE DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD HERE 2009’s debut album The Parallels Amongst Ourselves established the Perth quartet as a unique and engaging force on the vast Australian music landscape. Fast forward to 2012 and the band is now ready to reveal a taste of what they’ve spent their lengthy hiatus working on. Hooks […]

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Train set to release new album – ‘California 37’ on April 13

Train set to release new album – ‘California 37’ on April 13

TRAIN SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM – CALIFORNIA 37 – ON APRIL 13 FOLLOW UP TO 2009’S PLATINUM – SAVE ME, SAN FRANCISCO Grammy Award Winning band Train is set to release CALIFORNIA 37 on April 13 in Australia.  The new record is the follow-up to the band’s platinum 2009 release SAVE ME, SAN FRANCISCO which featured one of the […]

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So who wants to star in a Voyager video clip?

So who wants to star in a Voyager video clip?

What an incredible year 2011 was for Perth Prog Metal masters VOYAGER. Huge national support tours, overseas festival appearances, and the release of their highly anticipated fourth full length album  ‘The Meaning of I’, which has been receiving phenomenal reviews worldwide.   In 2012, VOYAGER are set to launch themselves to even greater success and want you to be part of it!  VOYAGER needs YOU to star in their video for ‘Seize […]

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The Pretty Reckless & Heroes For Hire Sidewaves announced!

The Pretty Reckless & Heroes For Hire Sidewaves announced!

THE PRETTY RECKLESS have made hard rock sexy again! Fronted by the multi-talented Tyler Momsen, THE PRETTY RECKLESS are blazing a trail throughout the rock world that is hard to ignore…“She is physically and vocally everything that a frontwoman could wish to be” – Kerrang! THE PRETTY RECKLESS’ debut album ‘Light Me Up’ runs the gamut of emotions alternating at […]

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Melody Black return to the road!

Melody Black return to the road!

2011 was a big year for Sydney act Melody Black. Releasing their debut album, ‘Love Your Demons’ to critical acclaim and which Rolling Stone gave a 3.5/4 and called, a dazzling concoction. To their first video for lead track ‘Pretty Ugly’ which got hammered on MTV and Rage plus they hit the road for four months. Now after a three […]

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Ronnie Radke graces Alternative Press cover, not once, not twice, but thrice…

Ronnie Radke graces Alternative Press cover, not once, not twice, but thrice…

Ronnie Radke, exhilarating front man for rising rock n’ roll outfit Falling In Reverse, is currently appearing on an unprecedented three separate covers of the March 2012 issue of Alternative Press.  Radke was also recently featured on the cover or Revolver Magazine. The band, called “this generations Mötley Crüe” by The Huffington Post, is currently storming across the US on a their first headlining […]

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Chimaira share rehearsal footage for upcoming Soundwave shows!

Chimaira share rehearsal footage for upcoming Soundwave shows!

(NEW YORK, NY) – CHIMAIRA have released a behind the scenes video of the band rehearsing for their upcoming appearance on Australia’s Soundwave Festival and European/UK dates to follow after. View the video below! The band released their most recent record, “The Age Of Hell” over the summer to much critical praise. “Despite being conceived in the face of such […]

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4ARM releases new video clip for Submission For Liberty

4ARM releases new video clip for Submission For Liberty

4ARM Posts New Video “SUBMISSION FOR LIBERTY” Online  Australian metal outfit 4ARM  have posted their new music video online for the song “Submission For Liberty.” You can check it via the YouTube link listed below. The song comes from the bands recently released third studio album, “Submission For Liberty.” The video was shot 5 hours out of Melbourne over two days in […]

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Slash to release second studio solo album on May 18, 2012

Slash to release second studio solo album on May 18, 2012

SLASH TO RELEASE SECOND STUDIO SOLO ALBUM ON MAY 18, 2012  All photos: Travis Shinn.  SLASH–the iconic, Grammy-winning rock guitarist and songwriter–is currently in a Los Angeles studio putting the finishing touches on his second solo album.  The as-yet-untitled disc is due out May 18 on SLASH’s own label Dik Hayd International via Sony Music Australia and will follow his […]

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Teenage Casket Company release new single ‘Without You’

Teenage Casket Company release new single ‘Without You’

TEENAGE CASKET COMPANY, described as ‘Cheap Trick on overdrive’, are set to release their new single ‘WITHOUT YOU’ on Valentine’s Day, February 14th 2012. A brand new promo video for ‘WITHOUT YOU’ has been released to coincide with the single and was produced and directed by TAYLOR / WINTER FILMS. The song, which is a teaser track for a brand […]

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Get Ready For A “Curve” – Our Lady Peace Announces New Album & US Tour Dates

Get Ready For A “Curve” – Our Lady Peace Announces New Album & US Tour Dates

OUR LADY PEACE THROWS YOU A CURVE WITH NEW ALBUM IN APRIL BAND’S EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM PRECEDED BY NEW SINGLE “HEAVYWEIGHT” HEADLINING TOUR OF NORTH AMERICA BEGINS MARCH 29th Our Lady Peace have proven to be fighters in the two decades since they formed in Toronto, a fitting theme for “Heavyweight,” the first single (available now) from their eighth studio […]

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