Anthrax Postpone Tour- Iron Maiden North American Tour?- All Star Tour Lineup- Pro-Pain Lose Member- Pete Wentz Eyes Release This Year- Queen Bonus- more
Vulgar Display of Blog received word from a credible source that Iron Maiden is in talks for a North American tour in the spring of 2012. Rumor has it this will be a full scale tour playing to many cities in the USA and Canada. The band is also rumored to be touring for a upcoming re-release of their Maiden England video. more
The full lineup for the "The All Star Tour" will reportedly be Emmure, Alesana, iwrestledabearonce, blessthefall, For Today, In This Moment, Born Of Osiris, The Ghost Inside, After The Burial, Attila, For All Those Sleeping, Memphis May Fire (select dates), Motionless In White, Chelsea Grin and Sleeping With Sirens.
Pro-Pain have issued the following update: "It is with great sadness that we bring to you (the fans) the following news: Due to unexpected circumstances regarding some potentially serious health issues, our longtime lead guitarist and dear friend Tom Klimchuck will unfortunately have to put his musical endeavors on hold for at least the foreseeable future." Replacement named here
Napalm Death have entered Parlour Studio in Kettering, U.K. with longtime producer Russ Russell to begin recording their 14th album for a tentative October release via Century Media Records. more
The release date of the second batch of Queen remasters, Deep Cuts Volume 2 and the reissue of The Platinum Collection has been pushed back from June 23rd until June 27th Queen have now revealed the tracklistings for the bonus EPs to be included with the new album reissues. Check em out here
Looking For An Answer will see the release of their new full-length Eterno Treblinka this June via Relapse Records. more
Pete Wentz says the debut album from his new band, Black Cards, will be out in late summer or early fall, and it will feature guest spots from Neon Trees singer Tyler Glenn and dancehall rapper Shaggy. more
On this day in 1965, In their Clearwater, Florida hotel room, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards worked out the opening guitar riff of "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," following Richard's purchase of a Gibson fuzz-box earlier that day.
On this day in 1984, Fictional group Spinal Tap played a gig at New York's CBGB.
On this day in 2002, "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen was voted the U.K.'s favorite single of all time in a poll by the Guinness Hit Singles book. "Imagine" by John Lennon was voted #2, "Hey Jude" by The Beatles was #3, "Dancing Queen" by ABBA was #4 and Madonna's "Like a Prayer" was #5. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here