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02/16/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 2/16/11: Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil arrived at Clark County Detention Center yesterday (Feb. 15) to begin a two-week sentence for a Jan. 26 DUI charge. more

Unearth have announced that it will be rejoined by drummer Derek Kerswill for a one-off show in tribute to former band bassist Chris 'Rover' Rybicki, who passed away at the hands of an alleged drunk driver this past September. more

Arcade Fire stole the show at Britain's answer to the Grammys on Tuesday, grabbing two awards at a revamped event aimed at better reflecting the changing face of the music industry more

Def Leppard, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Tesla and Cinderella are among the confirmed bands for the 18th annual Rock Fest, set to take place July 14-17, 2011 in Cadott, Wisconsin. more

Exodus guitarist Gary Holt will stand in for Jeff Hanneman on Slayer‘s upcoming tour dates. Hanneman is recovering from necrotising fasciitis and needs skin grafts and recuperation time more

Lambgoat revealed that And Hell Followed With (Earache Records) and guitarist Kyle McIlmurray have parted ways. Though nothing official has been announced, Lambgoat contacted McIlmurray for comment. Read it here

Queens Of The Stone Age are to release a limited edition single. This features the songs How To Handle A Rope (A Lesson In Lariat), from the band’s self-titled 1998 debut album, and Avon. more

Death Cab For Cutie have set May 31 as the release date for Codes And Keys, the band's new album for Atlantic Records. more

It appears April Fools' Day has arrived a bit early for some of us, as Evil Weevil Records will not, in fact, be pressing The Offspring LPs for Record Store Day, as we previously and erroneously reported. The label explained the mixup on their blog more

Belphegor, have issued that following statement in regards to their upcoming tour with Deicide: "Due to circumstances beyond the band's control we are being forced to cancel eleven shows, since we were initially not given the green light to enter the country." more

Dream Theater, Volbeat and Loudblast have been confirmed for the French edition of the Sonisphere festival more

For The Fallen Dreams has announced the departure of drummer (and band co-founder) Andrew Tkaczyk, who has amicably left the band. more

In a recent interview with Cleveland.com, The Black Keys revealed some pretty interesting details on their plans for 2011 - including a new album. more

Nomad, the Polish death metal band featuring Behemoth guitarist Patryk Dominik "Seth" Sztyber, will release its new album, "Transmigration Of Consciouness", on March 21 via Witching Hour. more

My Heart To Joy has announced plans to disband after five years together. The group currently has two farewell shows lined up more

Coliseum will be joining Rise Against on its forthcoming European tour. more

Lionheart and Legend will co-headline the "Road To Metalfest Tour." Direct support will be provided by Monsters, The Great Commission, and The Greenery. more

Rise And Fall have announced a few details on their upcoming album and some tour dates in Europe and the U.S. more

Victory Records has announced the addition of progressive metal act The Bunny The Bear to its roster. The band will be releasing its Victory Records debut on June 6th, 2011. You can view the band's latest music video for the track "Aisle" here

Red will appear on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" tonight, Wednesday, February 16.

Underground Movement will be reportedly releasing a split 7" from Irish deathgrinders Abaddon Incarnate and American grind bastards Phobia on February 25, 2011.

Lamb Of God is pleased to announce the digital release of ‘Hit the Wall’, a track previously featured exclusively on the Iron Man 2 video game. The track is available now for digital download at www.lamb-of-god.com. Only used in the game-play of Iron Man 2, the full version with vocals has never been available until now.

On this day in 1964, The Beatles made their second live appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, exactly one week after the first. Before an audience of 3,500 at the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, The Beatles performed “She Loves You,” “This Boy,” “All My Loving,” “I Saw Her Standing There,” “From Me to You,” and “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”

On this day in 1974, Bob Dylan started a four-week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with Planet Waves, his first U.S. #1. and during a tour of America the members of Emerson, Lake & Palmer were arrested in Salt Lake City after swimming naked in the hotel pool. They were each fined $75 Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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