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 …

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 …

Power Trip Vocalist Riley Gale Dead At 34

The band confirmed his passing in an official statement.

Riley Gale of Power Trip [© Rod Maurice]

Power Trip vocalist Riley Gale has passed away. He was 34. The band confirmed the news through a press release late Tuesday evening. As of press time, no official cause of death has been revealed.

Dear Power Trip fans worldwide,

It is with the greatest of sadness we must announce that our lead singer and brother Riley Gale

Skillet Announce Special Drive-In Concerts

The multi-platinum rockers will play in Texas and Pennsylvania.

Skillet [© Matt Bishop Photo]

Multi-platinum rockers Skillet have announced a string of special drive-in concerts. The short trek kicks off on October 2 at the Circle Drive-In in Scranton, PA and wraps up with two shows at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, TX on October 9-10. Fellow Atlantic Records recording artist Colton Dixon will serve as a special guest for all shows.

“It’s been …

WATCH: Metallica Premiere “All Within My Hands” Music Video From ‘S&M2’

The new live outing is available for pre-order now.


Metallica have revealed a brand new music videos from S&M2. Stream the official clip for “All Within My Hands” from the band’s 2003 album St. Anger. The new live outing is available for pre-order now HERE.

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Little Richard, Rock Music Pioneer, Dead At 87

The legendary singer and pianist was one of the founding fathers of rock ‘n’ roll.

Little Richard [Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images]

(TRR) – Rock music pioneer Little Richard has died. He was 87. The legendary singer and pianist was widely regarded as one of the founding fathers of contemporary rock ‘n’ roll sound. The musician’s son, Danny Jones Penniman, confirmed his death to Rolling Stone. The cause of his death is unknown.

Little Richard …

Ministry Unleash New Track “Alert Level”

The track will be on the band’s forthcoming album via Nuclear Blast.

Ministry [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Ministry have unleashed a brand new track “Alert Level.Band leader Al Jourgensen has re-entered the studio to create new material for a to-be-announced new album on Nuclear Blast Records. The provocative lyric video was created by Agent Ogden and can be streamed below.

The song is the first new material from Ministry in …

The 1975 Premiere New Single “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)”

Stream the official music video now.

The 1975 [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – The 1975 have revealed their new single “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know).” The track is from their forthcoming album Notes On A Conditional Form which is due out, well, soon. Stream the official music video below.

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