Led Zeppelin Reunion Recording- Blink-182 Album Release Date?- Beastie Boys Action Figures- Velvet Revolver's Matt Sorum Starts New Band- Free Billy Idol- more
(FMQB) Last week, Blink-182 finally released their new single, "Up All Night," and revealed that their upcoming album will be called Neighborhoods. The album reportedly has a release date of September 27, according to AOL's Spinner more
(Antiquiet) Beastie Boys Become action figures in new video. Have you ever seen an action figure crowd surf? You're about to here
(SRX) Drummer Matt Sorum, best known for his work with Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver, is going by the name of Baron Von Storm in his new band Diamond Baby. Diamond Baby have just posted a music video for the song "The Last Rockstar", featuring cameo appearances by Jane Lynch, Juliette Lewis, Verne Troyer, and Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister. Along with Sorum (Baron Von Storm), Diamond Baby is rounded out by vocalist Ace Of Diamonds, guitarist Duke Oz, bassist Mr. Fitz and keyboardist Lisa The Lover. Check it out here
(FMQB) Thirty Seconds To Mars' edition of MTV Unplugged will debut this Wednesday, July 20 at 8 p.m. ET, across MTV's multiple online platforms. more
Counterparts welcome back original drummer Ryan Juntilla into the lineup. Last week, the group announced Chris Needham's amicable departure as the drummer.
(FMQB) Last week, Rilo Kiley guitarist Blake Sennett revealed in an interview with Spinner that the band had essentially broken up. Sennett has now clarified his previous interview to Spinner, while also confirming the band's split. more
(SRX) An exclusive live recording of a brand new Billy idol song, "Kings And Queens Of The Underground", is now available for Free Download. The song was written by Billy, his long time partner Steve Stevens, and the band's new rhythm guitarist Billy Morrison. The recording was made in Slovenia last year during the band's 2010 European Tour. more
(MU) After disbanding in 2009, Chosen is now back and is currently working on a studio album with producer Alwyn Walker at the legendary Westland Studios in Dublin, Ireland. The album, which has yet to be given a title, is scheduled for release in 2012 more
(SRX) Steel Panther have revealed that they will release the currently untitled follow-up to 'Feel The Steel' on October 18th. more
(AP) Jerry Ragovoy, a songwriter credited with songs made famous by the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin and others, has died at the age of 80. more
(PNO) In a new interview, Fat Mike mentioned that NOFX will soon be releasing an unearthed seven-inch recorded back in 1984. Mike charitably describes the recording as "f**king terrible." more
On this day in 1958, the manager of The Drifters, George Treadwell, sacked the entire group and hired the unknown Ben E. King and The Five Crowns as their replacements.
On this day in 1972, Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were arrested in Warwick, Rhode Island on charges of assault after a fight broke out with a newspaper photographer.
On this day in 1975, Paul McCartney and Wings went to No.1 on the US singles chart with "Listen To What The Man Said," his fourth U.S. #1, a #6 hit in the U.K. Wings also had the U.S. #1 album chart with "Venus And Mars." Paul McCartney's fourth #1 album since The Beatles.
On this day in 1976, Deep Purple split up at the end of an U.K. tour. David Coverdale went on to form Whitesnake, Jon Lord and Ian Paice formed a band with Tony Ashton. The classic line up of Blackmore, Gillan, Glover, Lord & Paice reformed in 1984. Glenn Hughes returned to Trapeze and Tommy Bolin put together his own band, (but would die before the end of the year). Find out what else happened on this date in music history here