New York Dolls Guitarist Sylvain Sylvain Dies at 69

The glam rock legend had been battling cancer since 2018.

Sylvain Sylvain [Bobby Bank/WireImage]

New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain has died. The legendary glam rocker lost his battle to cancer Wednesday after a three-year fight. He was 69.

Sylvain revealed the diagnosis back in April 2019.

“First the bad news,” he stated. “For about a year now, I have been battling cancer. Then the good news: I have an upcoming surgery with a great …

Jonny Lang Cancels All Appearances Indefinitely

The GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist has been suffering from vocal issues.

Jonny Lang [Matt Bishop Photo]

Jonny Lang has cancelled all of his upcoming confirmed appearances, per doctor’s orders. The GRAMMY Award-winning blues guitarist and singer has been suffering from vocal issues over the past year. Unfortunately, the issues have not improved. Lang continues to hope for a natural recovery at some point in the future. Until then, no future plans to perform live or record …

Alto Reed, Bob Seger Sax Player, Dies At 72

The Silver Bullet Band member lost a long battle with colon cancer.
Alto Reed [© Michael Weintrob]

Alto Reed, saxophone player for Bob Seger, has died. Reed passed away in his home after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 72.

Seger released a statement on his official Facebook page.

“It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of our lifelong friend and band mate, Alto Reed. Alto passed

Foreigner Announce Performance At Frontyard Festival 2021

It is the first live socially distant music festival in the world.

Foreigner [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Rock legends Foreigner are set to perform at Frontyard Festival next year. It is the world’s first live socially distant music festival. Foreigner will take the stage outside Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando on March 23 and 24, essentially one year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. and shut down the live entertainment industry.

“We are …

System of a Down Release First New Music In 15 Years

The band have produced two new tracks to raise awareness of the war in Artsakh and Armenia.

System of a Down have released new music for the first time in 15 years. The two tracks – “Protect The Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz” – where written to create awareness of the on-going wars in the band members’ native Artsakh and Armenia. Stream the two tracks below now.

The band released a lengthy statement about the purpose …

AC/DC Premiere New Single “Shot In The Dark”

The band’s forthcoming album PWRUP arrives in November.

Rock icons AC/DC have premiered their new single “Shot In The Dark.” The track is the first taste of the band’s new album PWRUP which is due out November 13.

Stream the official audio below.

AC/DC’s upcoming 17th studio album bassist Cliff Williams, embattled drummer Phil Rudd, and vocalist Brian Johnson who also retired from the band due to complications from hearing loss. The disc will …

Eddie Van Halen, Founder and Guitarist of Van Halen, Dead At 65

The guitar icon has lost his long battle with throat cancer.

Eddie Van Halen [Matt Bishop Photo]

Eddie Van Halen, founder and guitarist of rock icons Van Halen, has died. He was 65. Van Halen had been battling throat cancer for several years.

The news was confirmed by Eddie’s son and current Van Halen vocalist Wolfgang Van Halen on Twitter.

Van Halen are one of the most influential rock acts of all time. Since …

Iron Maiden Announce New Double Live Album

The massive outing was recorded on the band’s Legacy of the Beast Tour.

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden have announced a brand new double live album Night of the Dead, Legacy of the Beast: Live in Mexico City. It was recorded over three sold-out shows from the band’s Legacy of the Beast Tour last September. The package is due out November 20 via Parlophone Records.

The album will be available to fans digitally, as well as …

Iron Maiden Announce New Double Live Album

The massive outing was recorded on the band’s Legacy of the Beast Tour.

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden have announced a brand new double live album Night of the Dead, Legacy of the Beast: Live in Mexico City. It was recorded over three sold-out shows from the band’s Legacy of the Beast Tour last September. The package is due out November 20 via Parlophone Records.

The album will be available to fans digitally, as well as …

AC/DC Preview New Song “Shot In The Dark”

The track is from the band’s upcoming 17th studio album.

After announcing the news of their reunion and subsequent new studio album, rock giants AC/DC have shared a preview of a brand new song “Shot In The Dark.” The track features the return of retired bassist Cliff Williams, embattled drummer Phil Rudd, and vocalist Brian Johnson who also retired from the band due to complications from hearing loss.

Stream the audio clip below.

The full …

Slipknot, Judas Priest, More Set For Wacken Open Air 2021

It will be Slipknot’s first time playing the legendary festival.

Slipknot [Matt Bishop Photo]

U.S. metal mainstays Slipknot are set to headline Wacken Open Air 2021 in Germany. Other feature acts are Dropkick Murphys, In Extremo, and rock icons Judas Priest. The festival is set for July 29-31 in 2021.

This year would have been the 30th anniversary of the iconic hard rock festival, however promoters were forced to postpone due to the ongoing global …

Bruce Springsteen Releases New Song “Letter To You”

The song is the title track of the rock icon’s forthcoming album.

Bruce Springsteen [Danny Clinch]

Rock icon Bruce Springsteen has released a brand new song “Letter To You.” The track is the lead single from Springsteen’s upcoming new album of the same name. The brand new studio effort with the E Street Band is due out on October 23 via Columbia Records.

Stream the official video for the song below.

A rock album fueled …