While the pop music world is still reeling from the loss of Whitney Houston, Ranker.com has released a list of artists who have been deemed "gone too soon" by Ranker.com's users. These artists are ranked not only by how great their music was at the time of their death, but what their future might have meant to the world of music. Having garnered thousands of votes and views by the site's devotees, this list is considered to be the definitive word on the greatest rock stars who died…Continue
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Frontiers Records has announced the release of the first new album in 18 years from New Jersey rockers TYKETTO. Dig In Deep is due out on April 24th in North America and features the original line-up.
With recent appearances at Sweden Rock, Download, Firefest, Hard Rock Hell and Rock In Rio, the band realized they still had a huge fan base…
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The previously reported tour featuring JACK RUSSELL’S GREAT WHITE, FASTER PUSSYCAT, BULLETBOYS, PRETTY BOY FLOYD, and LILLIAN AXE has been renamed the America Rocks Tour 2012. Check out the new flyer below:
Although still in the booking stages, the tour is expected to run in two legs: June and July/August. Look for confirmed dates in the near future.
Frontiers Records recently announced 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 an April 24th North American release date.
Featuring the band's original lineup, New Audio Machine is produced and engineered by Chuck…
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Frontiers Records has announced the release of Riot Avenue, the new album from Swedish hard rockers CRAZY LIXX, on April 20th in Europe and April 24th in North America.
Self-produced, Riot Avenue finds Crazy Lixx in fine form with eleven sexy, hard-rocking new tracks on the their third studio release (the second…
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As he puts the finishing touches on his as-yet-untitled second solo album due out May 22, SLASH (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) has announced that his headlining US tour will begin May 3 in Baltimore. A fan pre-sale begins this Wednesday, February 15, with the regular on-sale starting Friday, February 17. Tickets will be available at …Continue
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Following a pair of DVD releases, Shout! Factory has announced the release of several performances on CD from the famous US Festival in California including QUIET RIOT. Spearheaded by Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak, the US Festival intended to be a celebration of technology and culture, with a temporary stage and open-air venue paid for by Wozniak himself just for the purposes of the festival. The event featured Heavy Metal Day on on May 29, 1983 with the…Continue
Tune into The 303 Pirate Radio Show hosted by Wargod - As Filmmakers Kyle Kruger and Steve McClure will be interviewed about their latest film HAIR I GO AGAIN. We'll feature music from artists appearing in the film as well as call-ins from Share Ross of Vixen - Steve Blaze of Lillian Axe and Ron Keel of KEEL. This show will also be…Continue
Heavy Bones, who released their self-titled debut album in 1992, have hinted that they will reform with a slightly altered line-up.
Original members Joel Ellis (of Cats In Boots fame) and guitarist Gary Hoey recently got together at NAMM for the first time in many years. Joining the duo was Joel's son Joey Angel, a very talented musician who is…
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Just last week former Dokken guitarist George Lynch revealed that Vains Of Jenna frontman Jesse Forte would be the new Lynch Mob vocalist. The announcement led to Vains Of Jenna calling it quits by saying that they were ending the band after seven years. However it now appears that Lynch and Oni Logan have put aside their differences to teamed up once agin. …
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