Stone Temple Pilots Release Date- Ministry Sonic Youth Supergroup- PiL Tour- Pantera- Aerosmith Copacetic After Meeting- Unreleased Misfits Demo Streaming and more
New Supergroup alert: The High Confessions consists of Chris Connelly (Ministry, Killing Joke, Revolting Cocks), Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley, recording engineer Jeremy Lemos (Smog, Stereolab) and Sanford Parker (Minsk, Buried At Sea). Their debut is expect out this summer. more
Public Image Ltd., the British alternative band fronted by former Sex Pistol singer John Lydon (better known as Johnny Rotten), have announced a North American tour. more
Not A-Muse-d Earlier this month Warner Music CEO Edgar Bromfman announced that "free streaming services are clearly not positive for the industry," and that none of the artists' future releases in their ranks would be licensed to the services. Muse bassist Chris Wolstenholme has shared his band's disappointment in the ridiculous decision. more
Speaking of Muse. They and Kasabian tied for top spot at the NME music awards on Wednesday with two prizes apiece. more
Pantera are to release a new compilation at the end of March called "1990-2000: A Decade Of Domination". There also some vinyl reissues in the works more. Today marks 18th anniversary of the release of Pantera's 'Vulgar Display Of Power' album. Check out the video filled celebration over at Myspace
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer confirms that the band are back on solid ground: "Well, nothing's been officially announced yet," he said. "We did definitely have a meeting, and things in AERO-land are very copacetic at the moment, and we are gonna announce this week what our plans are gonna be."
Misfits book author and veteran punk drummer Joel Gausten (Pigface, The Undead, Electric Frankenstein) has posted an unreleased Misfits rehearsal demos of 'Who Killed Marilyn?' here. The site also includes an in-depth blog (entitled 15 Years Ago Today…) detailing the recording of this and the other featured Misfits demos.
According to Rush fan-site Power Windows, after two years of anticipation, Rounder films has a "tentative" release date of May 18th for the long awaited Rush documentary produced by Toronto's Banger Films. more
Courtney Love has launched a vicious verbal attack on John Mayer for opening up about his sex life with his former celebrity girlfriends, insisting she would never deign to date the singer. more
Satan's Host welcomes back original lead vocalist Leviathan Thisiren (AKA Harry Conklin - Jag Panzer/Titan Force). The group has upcoming appearances on March 27 @ Club Inferno @ PT's in Denver, Colorado, and at the Keep It True festival in Koenigshofen, Germany on April 23. Satan's Host also has a new DVD, Assault of Evil…666, slated for release on April 13, 2010 via Moribund.
Perhaps this was their "big" announcement? KISS will play to just 500 fans in London in March, ahead of their Sonic Boom Over Europe tour. more
BBC Worldwide has entered a new long-term deal to distribute all Universal Music's television content. The BBC's commercial arm has also secured the international distribution to a new documentary about the making of the Rolling Stones' 1972 album Exile on Main St, which features new interviews with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. more
Clutch has lined up a three-week tour with Danko Jones and Caverns more
Motorhead have been added to Rock In Rio Madrid more -