Aerosmith Postpone European Tour Again

The rock icons had already pushed back the trek due to COVID-19 concerns.

Rock icons Aerosmith have once again pushed back their 2021 European Tour. The trek was originally slated for Summer 2020, but was pushed back to this summer. The band have once again rescheduled the dates for the summer of 2022.

“Due to current conditions and for the safety of our fans, the 2021 European Tour has been rescheduled to 2022,” …

Iron Maiden, Foo Fighters, Rage Against The Machine Get 2021 Rock Hall Noms

Maiden have finally made it onto the ballot.

Foo Fighters [Matt Bishop Photo]

Iron Maiden, Foo Fighters, and Rage Against The Machine have been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other rock and alternative artists on the ballot include New York Dolls, Kate Bush, Devo, and Todd Rundgren.

Other notable names include Jay Z, Mary J. Blige, The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Tina Turner, LL Cool J, and more.

Foo Fighters …

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

Ministry Releases Playthrough Of ‘Alert Level’

Ministry unveiled the complete playthrough for new track “Alert Level,” partnering with for the video exclusive that features guitarist Cesar Soto running through the instrumentals of the provocative new track.

You can watch the playthrough video by clicking here!

The “Alert Level” playthrough also marks the final installment in Ministry’s limited “Riff Of The Week” series—archived on the band’s official social media pages—that features Soto providing guitar guides to several fan favorites in …

Do Guns N’ Roses Have What It Takes To Stage A Comeback With New Material?

Slash – Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses are perhaps one of the most well-known and respected rock bands of all time. Award-winning, world-renowned, and authors of some of the world’s best selling singles and albums, they are the epitome of ‘rock stars’. Formed in 1985, they have enjoyed a long career but it has been many years since they have bestowed any new material upon their armies of fans. Until now. Rumors of a …