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02/21/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 2/21/11: AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson revealed in a new interview that the band's new live album, and accompanying concert video, will be released "in about six weeks." The set is expected to contain footage of AC/DC's three sold-out shows at the River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires on December 2, December 3 and December 6, 2009 (65,000 capacity each). more

Steven Tyler is set to tie the knot again according to ShowbizSpy.com. The Aeromsith rocker and American Idol judge is reportedly set to tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend Erin Brady. more

Ozzy Osbourne drummer Tommy Clufetos says the band are already working on a new album. “We’re coming up with ideas backstage, in hotel rooms and at soundchecks." more

Check out a thrilling little taste of what Pearl Jam fans can expect when the Vs/Vitalogy reissue box sets will have in store when they arrive next month. Go here

Alice Cooper reveals that Welcome II My Nightmare is "done." Alice made the revelation during his radio show Nights With Alice Cooper on Planet Rock last night, saying that the "Welcome II My Nightmare is done. It's just sitting there." There is no release date slated for the new record yet, but expect it at some point in the summer when Alice hits the road once more for a European tour, including a show at the Download Festival. more

Underoath has revealed the dates for its upcoming mini-tour of Australia. Joining them on the trek will be A Day To Remember and local support on select dates. more

Harm's Way, Venia, and Expire will tour together briefly this spring. more

Radiohead surprised critics and fans by releasing its new album "The King of Limbs" on Friday a day early, with a total of eight tracks clocking in at a short 37 minutes and earning mild early critical acclaim. more

Blessthefall has announced the departure of guitarist and original member Mike Frisby. more

Who couldn't see this one coming? My Chemical Romance have sold out to the auto-tuned nerds of Glee more

In a new interview with the NME, Graham Coxon says that while the members of Blur have occasionally gotten together to record, fans shouldn't expect a new album from the reunited Brit-Poppers more

Caliban has announced the "Cover Europe With...!" tour in support of its upcoming EP, "Coverfield", which will contain a variety of cover songs from bands which have been an influence to Caliban or are among their personal favorites. more

Rest Among Ruins has replaced bassist Nathan Heavel and are currently auditioning guitarists to replace Henry Kaldre. more

Warrant have been have been recording with new vocalist Robert Mason (Lynch Mob, Cry Of Love) for an album to be released later this year. more

Guitarist Christian Strφmblad has left Nominon in order to focus on "some personal sh*t." His replacement is Alexander Lyrbo, who has proven himself more than worthy to fill Christian's bloodstained boots," the band writes in a post on its official web site. more

Black 'N' Blue's comeback album 'Hell Yeah' is finally done at getting close to being released -- it will be the band's first studio album since 1988's 'In Heat'. more

Blindead, the brainchild of ex-Behemoth guitarist Mateusz "Havoc" Smierzchalski, will release its third album, "Affliction Xxix Ii Mxmvi", in April via Mystic Production. The band's "most complex and melodic" effort to date contains seven original songs and is said to be a concept album telling the story of an autistic girl. more

While riding high on the success of their debut album and their performance with Bob Dylan at the Grammy Awards, British band Mumford & Sons is not resting on its laurels. In fact, the band is already writing new material, and they will test it out on the road this summer before putting it to tape. more
J. Mascis is to play an intimate solo show in London at Cargo on Thursday, April 14. more


On this day in 1976, Florence Ballard of The Supremes died of cardiac arrest at the age of 32. Ballard had left The Supremes in 1967. She lost an $8 million lawsuit against Motown records and was living on welfare when she died.

On this day in 2002, Elton John accused the music industry of exploiting young singers and dumping talented artists for manufactured groups. Elton said, “There are too many average and mediocre acts; it damages real talent getting airplay. It's just fodder.” Find out what else happened on this date in music history

On this day in 2008, a computer expert was jailed for two years for electronically stalking Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. Devon Townsend worked at a U.S. national security laboratory in New Mexico, where she used a computer to track Bennington. She admitted to obtaining family photos, accessing e-mail and voicemail, and threatening his wife Talinda.here

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