Buffalo Springfield Postpone Reunion Tour- New Soul Asylum Coming- Evile Lady Gaga- Fear Before on Hold- Architects Reunion- Ex- Dokken Members Reunite- more
(Billboard) Dave Pirner and the rest of Soul Asylum are moving "full speed ahead" on a new album, which will be the group's first of fresh material since "The Silver Lining" in 2006. Pirner says Soul Asylum's new music "could be loosely categorized as rock," though he hears other elements creeping into the tunes this time. more
(MU) Evile has posted its cover of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" online. The heavy metal version of the Top 40 single was written and arranged by Evile guitarist Ol Drake and is available here
(BW&BK) George Lynch tells Classic Rock Revisited,"I’ve got a record I recorded all the music to with Jeff Pilson and Mick Brown. We are calling it Tooth And Nail, that’s Dokken without Don. The record is called Dump The Chump." more
(Lambgoat) Fear Before (aka Fear Before The March Of Flames) has apparently been on hiatus for a considerable amount of time. Guitarist Adam Fisher recently unleashed a barrage of Facebook updates, all confirming that the group has no current plans to write, record, or tour, nor have they even rehearsed together in over a year. more
(Lambgoat) Initial dates have surfaced for a September/October tour featuring Underoath, Comeback Kid, The Chariot, and This Is Hell. more
(MU) 3 has scheduled some new live appearance for this coming September. The band will be touring in support of its new album, titled 'The Ghost You Gave To Me,' which is currently planned for a September 20, 2011 release more
(Lambgoat) Less than six months after quitting Architects, bass player Alex "Ali" Dean has rejoined the group. more
(SRX) Aaron Lee, ex-Gypsy Pistoleros bassist, has switched to guitar and has bounced back with a new project called Durty Rockstar. Durty Rockstar are set to release an EP entitled 'Durty R'N'FR' as a digital download on August 1st, 2011. more
(Lambgoat) Rosaline has disbanded after six years together. In that time, the band had released material with Eulogy Recordings and Good Fight Music. more
After 3 years, 3 EPs, and 1 full-length, Boston's Late Nite Wars have decided to call it quits. Guitarist, Erik Lipson, released a statement. Read that .here
(Lambgoat) In the wake of being dropped by Roadrunner Records, and losing a few members (including frontman Chris Clancy), Mutiny Within has begun the rebuilding process. The group is actively seeking a replacement for Clancy. more
On this day in 1954, working together for the first time in a recording studio with Scotty Moore and Bill Black, Elvis Presley fooled around during a break with an up-tempo version of “That's All Right.” Producer Sam Phillips has them repeat the jam and recorded it. It became Presley's first release on Sun Records.
On this day in 1969, The Rolling Stones gave a free concert in London's Hyde Park before an audience of 250,000, as a tribute to Brian Jones who had died two days earlier. Mick Jagger read an extract from Percy Bysshe Shelley's Adonais and released 3,500 butterflie. It was also guitarist Mick Taylor's debut with the Stones. King Crimson, Family, The Third Ear Band, Screw and Alexis Korner's New Church also appeared on the day.
On this day in 2000, Cub Koda (Michael "Cub" Koda), founder member of Brownsville Station died of complications from kidney failure. Wrote the 2 million selling 1974 hit “Smokin' in the Boys Room,” (which Motley Crue covered). He took his nickname from Cubby on television's Mickey Mouse Club. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here