Category: Music News

DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS

DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS

DELAIN ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘WE ARE THE OTHERS’ OUT EARLY 2012 THROUGH ROADRUNNER RECORDS  Dutch symphonic rock outfit, DELAIN have set We Are The Others as the title of their third studio album, due out early 2012 on Roadrunner Records. The tracks were recorded at various studios in Stockholm, Sweden with producer Jacob Hellner, renowned for his work with Rammstein and […]

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KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW

KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW

KORN – NEW ALBUM ‘THE PATH OF TOTALITY’ OUT NOW Korn have released their tenth studio album, The Path of Totality. But this one is unlike any Korn record.  It’s even unlike any record released before. The Path of Totality is an experimental album which finds Korn shifting gears and exploring new territory. That should hardly come as a shock to […]

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Bluesfest sideshows announced

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Bluesfest sideshows announced

The guitar driven, blues prodigy, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, is coming to Australia. There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it’s played in service to an entire genre. This is one such artist. KENNY WAYNE was given his first guitar at 3 years old, was playing by 7 after meeting Stevie Ray Vaughan and sharing […]

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Jeffrey Nothing (Mushroomhead) ‘The New Psychodalia’ – January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) + Aussie tour

Jeffrey Nothing (Mushroomhead) ‘The New Psychodalia’ – January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) + Aussie tour

JEFFREY NOTHING The New Psychodalia January 20, 2012 (Suburban Noize/Shock) +Debut solo album from Mushroomhead front man+ +Touring Australia with (hed) p.e. February 2012+ For more than a decade JEFFREY NOTHING has been the haunting voice behind Cleveland’s pioneering alterna-metal collective Mushroomhead. His distinctive vocals have driven Mushroomhead’s frightening extreme performance style, which has garnered them an enormously devoted cult following and […]

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Sheffield 5-piece While She Sleeps signs to Shock Records to release debut mini-album ‘The North Stands For Nothing

Sheffield 5-piece While She Sleeps signs to Shock Records to release debut mini-album ‘The North Stands For Nothing

UK’s WHILE SHE SLEEPS signs to Shock Records to release debut mini-album: ‘The North Stands For Nothing’ Full-length album coming early 2012 We are thrilled to announce that Shock has inked a deal with UK’s WHILE SHE SLEEPS. Hailing from Sheffield (a.k.a. ‘Steel City’), these 5 metallers are off to the best start any band could ask for. Over the last year alone WHILE SHE […]

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Chickenfoot nominated for a Grammy

Chickenfoot nominated for a Grammy

CHICKENFOOT EARNS GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR 3D PACKAGING OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED “CHICKENFOOT III” ALBUM FROM eONE MUSIC and earMUSIC/Edel Chickenfoot Scheduled to Play The Mark & Brian Christmas Show at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on December 15th Before  January 2012 European Tour LOS ANGELES, CA—December 9, 2011—Chickenfoot –the supergroup featuring guitarist Joe Satriani, drummer Chad Smith, former Van Halen bassist Michael […]

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TRENT REZNOR / ATTICUS ROSS ‘THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO’ SOUNDTRACK

TRENT REZNOR / ATTICUS ROSS ‘THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO’ SOUNDTRACK

For the last fourteen months Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor have been hard at work on David Fincher’s ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’. “We laughed, we cried, we lost our minds and in the process made some of the most beautiful and disturbing music of our careers” notes Trent Reznor. The result is a sprawling three-hour opus that is […]

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Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Australia in 2012

Zappa Plays Zappa returns to Australia in 2012

From a mysterious research facility in California to the stages of theatres and festivals across the globe, Zappa Plays Zappa is prepared once again to respectfully expose Australian fans to Frank Zappa’s extraordinary achievements in music! Blue Murder presents: ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA Accept No Substitutes DweezilZappaWorld.com Tickets on sale 9am Monday 19th December Friday 6th April Palace Theatre Melbourne Tickets […]

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Sydney Blues & Roots Festival returns in 2012

Sydney Blues & Roots Festival returns in 2012

Sydney Blues & Roots Festival returns in 2012 EARLY-BIRD TICKETS ON SALE FROM 9AM, FRIDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2011! Sydney’s premier blues and roots event, the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival, returns for its fourth year in the historic township of Windsor, in Sydney’s scenic North-West Hawkesbury region. Early-bird tickets for the acclaimed event, which kicks off on Thursday 25th October […]

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Lamb Of God Sidewaves announced with In Flames & The Black Dahlia Murder

Lamb Of God Sidewaves announced with In Flames & The Black Dahlia Murder

LAMB OF GOD is fuelling the evolution of heavy metal in the new millennium!!  Hitting with the force of an invading apocalyptic army, LAMB OF GOD are back to inject Australia with a crippling dose of pure metal. With a reputation as one of the most savage live acts to ever grace the stage, fans can prepare for the onslaught […]

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Mastodon Sidewaves announced with Gojira and Kvelertak

Mastodon Sidewaves announced with Gojira and Kvelertak

From Grammy nominations to being hailed as the saviors of metal, MASTODON have never compromised in terms of vision or style and are shaping heavy metal in the 21st century. MASTODON have never done anything the ‘conventional’ way and for over a decade they have masterminded a string of complex concept albums. Pushing the boundaries further, the bands 5th album […]

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Machine Head Sidewaves announced with Chimaira, Shadows Fall, Times Of Grace

Machine Head Sidewaves announced with Chimaira, Shadows Fall, Times Of Grace

“All hail Machine fucking Head.” – Metal Hammer Forget what you know about heavy metal. Masters of their craft, MACHINE HEAD have been redefining the genre for the better part of 15 years since their breakthrough classic ‘ Burn My Eyes’ blazed a path for all to follow. In 2007 they created a masterpiece of modern metal, ‘The Blackening’ and […]

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Enter Shikari Sidewaves announced

Enter Shikari Sidewaves announced

ENTER SHIKARI continues to defy those who dare seek to pigeonhole them.  Their frenzied live shows have gone down in folklore, with NME declaring frontman Rou Reynolds is a man “set on destroying everything: the speakers, the monitors, the Barfly, himself, our ear-drums and, most impressively, the divide between band and fan.” ENTER SHIKARI are performing 2 headline shows only […]

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Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson receives 3rd Grammy nomination

Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson receives 3rd Grammy nomination

PORCUPINE TREE’S STEVEN WILSON RECEIVES 3RD GRAMMY NOMINATION  Brit rock auteur STEVEN WILSON received his third Grammy nomination last week in the “Best Surround Sound Album” category for Grace for Drowning, his 2011 solo release.  STEVEN WILSON is a pioneer in the field of surround sound, and this nomination maintains his perfect batting average: three surround sound Grammy nominations for his last three Grammy-eligible albums. […]

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Soulfly to release eighth album ‘Enslaved’ in 2012

Soulfly to release eighth album ‘Enslaved’ in 2012

SOULFLY TO RELEASE EIGHTH ALBUM ENSLAVED IN 2012 THE BAND WILL CELEBRATE 15th ANNIVERSARY WITH A NEW ALBUM 2012 will see the release of Enslaved, a brand new Soulfly album, which will be their eighth overall. While many bands barely make it to a third album, the Max Cavalera-led collective is still going strong two decades deep. 2012 also marks […]

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Lostprophets announce Soundwave 2012 sidewaves

Lostprophets announce Soundwave 2012 sidewaves

In a career filled with millions of albums sales, sold out stadiums and a slew of awards, (‘Best British Band’ ‘Best Single’ and ‘Best Album’ trophies at the Kerrang! Awards) the LOSTPROPHETS have also managed to craft a space for themselves and created a sound that is essentially their own. On the back of their brilliant album ‘The Betrayed’, the […]

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Roger Daltrey – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

Roger Daltrey – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

THE WHO’S ROGER DALTREY RETURNS IN APRIL 2012 PERFORMING THE LEGENDARY ROCK OPERA TOMMY “…and his chops haven’t sounded this powerful in years.” The Guardian, UK “If Tommy was made of bricks and mortar it would be Grade I listed by now.” The Independent, UK Chugg Entertainment and Bluesfest Touring are pleased to announce that ROGER DALTREY, the iconic lead singer of The Who,will perform The Who’s […]

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YES – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

YES – Bluesfest sideshows announced, April 2012

PROG-ROCK HEROES, YES RETURN TO AUSTRALIA IN APRIL 2012 Returning for the first time since 2005, Grammy Award winning prog-rock group, YES, will be making their highly anticipated return to Australian shores in April 2012 for a few very special theatre shows and a performance at the infamous Byron Bay Bluesfest. The tour kicks off in Byron Bay when they take the stage […]

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Duran Duran – Australian Tour, March 2012

Duran Duran – Australian Tour, March 2012

DURAN DURAN TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN MARCH 2012!           Six-City Run in Support of their new studio album ‘ALL YOU NEED IS NOW’ Dainty Group is thrilled to announce that after a long absence, one of the world’s most iconic bands, DURAN DURAN, will return to Australian shores in March 2012 for a series of six concerts, in support of their latest album ‘All You […]

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TALKING HEADS – CHRONOLOGY, a word from David Byrne

TALKING HEADS – CHRONOLOGY, a word from David Byrne

  TALKING HEADS – CHRONOLOGY, a word from David Byrne… “Hi, Though it may not seem it, this little project took years to pull together. I had seen much of this footage, and realized there might be an interesting video timeline of the various manifestations Talking Heads went through. But, tracking down all of the owners of these bits of […]

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AOL MUSIC/NOISECREEP PREMIERE SIXX:A.M., ‘7’ ACOUSTIC ALBUM + EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

AOL MUSIC/NOISECREEP PREMIERE SIXX:A.M., ‘7’ ACOUSTIC ALBUM + EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

AOL MUSIC/NOISECREEP PREMIERE SIXX:A.M., ‘7’ ACOUSTIC ALBUM + EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW After teasing fans last week, Sixx:A.M. has officially announced the December 15th release of their acoustic EP, ‘7’ available on iTunes.  Go over to AOL Music/Noisecreep to check out their exclusive full album stream and interview with James Michael. Album Stream: http://aol.it/vdr6QV Noisecreep Interview: http://aol.it/rsX1B2 Official Site: sixxammusic.com Official Merch Store: http://www.myplaydirect.com/sixx-am […]

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Merry Metal XMAS – Doro, BLS, Austrian Death Machine

Merry Metal XMAS – Doro, BLS, Austrian Death Machine

Well it’s that time of year, with the tick of December as XMAS trees are being put up in houses worldwide, now it seems the annual tradition is for some metal masters to lend their contribution with some XMAS metal tunes as your soundtrack.  In 2011, we already have the following 3 releases doing the rounds…. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY – […]

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MÖTLEY CRÜE IN SIN CITY – HARD ROCK HOTEL RESIDENCY

MÖTLEY CRÜE IN SIN CITY – HARD ROCK HOTEL RESIDENCY

MÖTLEY CRÜE IN SIN CITY  THE WORLD’S MOST NOTORIOUS BAND LAUNCHES LAS VEGAS’ FIRST-EVER HARD ROCK RESIDENCY FEBRUARY 2012 AT THE JOINT AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO TICKETS ON-SALE TOMORROW,  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3 AT 10:00 AM PT  Three decades after beginning its iconic journey of debauchery and decadence, MÖTLEY CRÜE has announced plans to invade Las Vegas with the city’s first-ever hard rock residency: MÖTLEY CRÜE IN SIN […]

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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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