All three have been newly remastered by guitarist and producer Jimmy Page and are accompanied by a companion audio disc featuring previously unreleased material related to the original release.
The "Presence" bonus disc presents five unreleased mixes from the sessions, including alternate versions of "For Your Life," "Achilles Last Stand" and "Royal Orleans" alongside the previously unheard instrumental, "10 Ribs & All/Carrot Pod Pod (Pod)."
Additional material from "In Through The Out Door" includes an unreleased rough mix of every track from the original album, including early versions with working titles such as "The Hook" ("All My Love"), "The Epic" ("Carouselambra"), and "Blot" ("I'm Gonna Crawl").
The band's final album, "Coda", originally presented 8 unreleased tracks recorded between 1970 and 1978. Read morehere.
They say the separation is amicable, and the members will continue with other musical projects. A statement says: "While our reasons are personal, just know we are all still good friends - but it's just time to move on.
"We are eternally thankful to our fans, friends and family that stuck by us through thick and thin, and always believed in us. You are the reason this band got anywhere." Read morehere.
He says he only escaped unharmed because he was not wearing headphones and there were sticks and rocks to hand with which he eventually scared the animal off.
On his Instagram account, which is dedicated mainly to his art work and using his full name Richard J Oliver, he says: "Jumping out of the thicket on to the trail about 25ft away the lion approached seeming disappointed I had heard it coming.
"It adopted a low profile as it moved toward me. Now the first thing that came to mind was, 'Aw beautiful cat like the ones in the zoo,' swiftly followed by a daunting realisation of the danger I was in.
"I put my Hatebreed voice to work and stood my ground. It hesitated. This seemed to be working." Swinging a large stick and throwing rocks near the approaching lion eventually allowed Oliver to escape unharmed. Read morehere.
It will feature on Wildflowers: All The Rest, which includes more unheard material written between 1992 and 1994. No release date has been confirmed.
Petty recently settled out of court with pop star Sam Smith after it was decided his hit Stay With Me sounds similar to 1989 track I Won't Back Down, co-written with Jeff Lynne.
Petty said: "I have never had any hard feelings toward Sam - all my years of songwriting have shown me these things can happen." It's available through digital retailers, and a teaser can be viewedhere.
He's decided it's over despite a brief reunion with Hagar and Smith at a charity concert last month. Satch tells UCR: "So there was the three of us - three Footers were there, gentlemen of the Foot hanging out. But I get the distinct feeling it's just not going to happen.
"For reasons that are too boring to go into, I've kind of giving up trying to be the instigator, of trying to get another record done. At the end of the benefit, although it was one of those fun things with being up there with Sammy and Chad again, I just got the feeling that they're not thinking it's on the cards."
He reveals that much of the material on solo album Shockwave Supernova, out in July, was originally designed to be Chickenfoot music. Read morehere.
The song, however, wasn't exactly about the town; it was about the Chicken Ranch, located in La Grange. And the Chicken Ranch, it should be noted, was not a venue in which to purchase produce. In fact, it was a--how to say it?--bordello. The song, from their third album Tres Hombres, would become their biggest hit to date.
Frontman Billy Gibbons recently spoke with Radio.com about the song."Well, it's fair to say we liked the blues groove," he said. "And, of course, the subject matter. It was a pleasant surprise when it began making its splash." Read morehere.
Scott, along with bassist and vocalist Pete Lincoln, drummer Bruce Bisland and guitarist and keyboardist Tony O'Hara, open the tour in Eastbourne on November 10 and wrap it up in Cheltenham on December 13.
Scott says in a statement: "For Sweet to be going back out on tour in the UK on such a big scale for what will probably be the last time is a real thrill. Performing is at the very heart of what we do and though fashions change, our songs have lasted through five decades. When we're up on the stage in front of an audience it's almost as if time has stood still."
Joining the veteran glam rockers on all 24 dates of the Glitz, Blitz And 70s Hitz tour will be MUD 2 and the Rubettes, featuring original members Alan Williams, John Richardson and Mick Clarke. Check out the dateshere.
Weir noted that Jeff Tanski, a Broadway musician (who has worked on Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) has created charts for up to 70 Grateful Dead songs for the shows. Anastasio corrected Weir, saying, "Ninety! And by the time we're done I bet it's a hundred."
Anastasio also mentioned that he's learning all of those songs because "I don't want to be the problem," i.e. the reason why the band can't play as many different songs as they want to.
He also added, "Bob and I joked that the first song I sing ought to be 'Dire Wolf,' which has the chorus 'Don't murder me.'" Which reveals that Anastasio isn't just on hand to play Garcia's lead guitar lines, but also to sing lead vocals on at least some of the late frontman's songs.
He also mentioned that the band will probably play 18 songs per night. Read morehere.
They've already written a number of tracks for what will be their sixth record, and they've debuted an acoustic version of one song, Um Chagga Lagga, with Rolling Stone.
Other titles to be recorded include Super Lecker, O' Little Cloud and Down To Tulom. On Um Chagga Lagga Black Francis says: "It's kind of like a road movie. It's a French truck-driving song, about the seedier side of life on the road. It's about the things that happen at truck stops and gas stations and cornfields." Read morehere.
Now they report it'll be posted to customers on June 22. A pre-order offer remains active - those who book before June 7 will have their name printed in the packaging.
BMTH have also released the cover artwork for the DVD/2CD set, which was recorded in December. The band appear at the Reading and Leeds festivals in August. Watch a video clip from the DVDhere.
Manson said: "Jonathan and I used to be really close. We hadn't seen each other in quite some time. Now he and I are talking about doing something completely unexpected together."
Now Davis has gone one step further by posting a screengrab of the Hammer headline and saying: "Yes this is happening. #OGsh*t." The pair previously worked together on 2002 track Redeemer, before becoming distant in recent years, with rumours of their drug addictions causing a feud. Read more and see the posthere.
Along with a disc of rarities which includes versions of tracks from his debut solo album The Idiot (1977) and Party (1981) the rest of the collection is made up of two live sets, one from the Paris Palace in 1979 and one from San Francisco's Old Waldorf in 1981.
The package also features a 36-page booklet featuring rare pictures from the archives of longtime Stooges photographer and author of the group's official biography, Robert Matheu. Check out the track detailshere.
But he insists he's no "ancient astronaut theorist" and uses his point to argue that people should stop accepting low-quality entertainment. In an excerpt from his book You're Making Me Hate You published by The Guardian, Taylor says: "Sh*t sells. You all love your sh*t. From your derivative music to your shiny hollow movies, from those videos displaying your idiocy on the internet to your addiction to fake reality on TV, that saying is a f***ing fact. Sh*t sells and it sells really well."
He continues: "Yes, I worry about what the aliens will think of us. I don't think we've been visited by a more advanced species. I don't think they're plotting to come invade. I think if they're watching, they're doing the same thing I am: wondering why the f*** you people are mesmerised by all of this half-assed entertainment.
"They've come to the conclusion that we're all apes in designer clothes. They are amazed that we can feed and shelter ourselves with all the stupidity we involve ourselves with. Worse yet, they believe our stupidity is contagious. They think that if they come here to make contact, they might catch our 'dummy' virus." Read morehere.
It's interspersed with interviews, including one with guitarist Steven Drodz, who says: "It's hard to believe that a guy that young was writing music that sophisticated - and it was called 'pop'."
The Lips last year released Beatles tribute album With A Little Help From My Fwends, and frontman Wayne Coyne later admitted he knew it was a risky move. Watch the videohere.
Currie recalls: "In 1976 The Runaways came and we were called punk, but we didn't even know what punk was until we landed in Europe and you guys taught us punk. I'd never seen the pins in the faces and the mohawk and all that.
"I loved it - except when you guys tried to turn our car over and threw a knife when we were at the Apollo Theatre in Glasgow. But hey, that's okay. It was still a learning experience. I can't wait to play for you guys again." Read morehere.
But in 2008, the band reunited--the other members include Tom Leadon on guitars and Randall Marsh on drums; Petty plays bass in this band--and released their self-titled debut album, 38 years after forming.
Now, Mike Campbell tells Rolling Stone that they're set to work on a followup. Apparently, the band was going to start work on the new album in January, but sessions were delayed due to medical issues facing Leadon (whose brother, Bernie Leadon, is an original member of the Eagles, and has been touring with them in recent years).
Campbell doesn't rule out tour dates, but said that after the Mudcrutch project, Petty and the Heartbreakers will get to work on the followup to last year's Hypnotic Eye. Read morehere.
The project premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam last November and was screened at Goteborg Film Festival earlier this year.
"Andrew Horn has delivered a quintessential rock documentary," says Music Box Films' managing partner Ed Arentz. "It's a film that obviously speaks to Twisted's legion of fans, but will allow a whole new audience to experience the '70s NYC suburban rock club scene in all its sweaty, grimy, glittery glory, and what it took to become its undisputed masters."
While the microcosm of punk/new wave was being born in Manhattan, Twisted Sister was battling their way to the top of a working class, suburban, cover-band bar scene that surrounded NYC in a 100 mile radius, yet existed in a parallel universe. Read morehere.
"My friendship with Doug started when he was playing with my dear friend, Ronnie Dio," says Hughes. "Ronnie would always introduce me to his bandmates who were always family. So, on a fateful night in May 2010, I was playing at a festival in Bologna, Italy. I asked Doug if he would like to join me to play a couple of Deep Purple songs. We went into my dressing room and went over the arrangements of the songs, and we were good to go. I introduced Doug to the stage, and we performed for the audience. It felt natural and full of energy.
"Doug is a world class guitar player and bona fide Rock Star. I was impressed with Doug's demeanor, both on and off the stage, hard-working, kind and loving, all the qualities that one needs to fulfill a fruitful life. Our friendship continued as Doug joined Whitesnake, and I was happy knowing that my brother David Coverdale, would nurture Doug's talent, and give him the love to share with ROCK fans globally."
The duo reconnected recently, which opened the door for an invite to Aldrich to hit the road with Hughes. "On the fifth anniversary of Ronnie's passing," explains the bassist, "I connected with Doug again, and we chose to talk and remember how much we loved and missed him. We both asked what we were doing musically, and then out of the blue I asked him if he would like to come and play with me and do some shows. The answer was... I'm in!
"We are both very excited to bring the love to ROCK fans, and carry the message that ROCK is alive. For me, it's time to get back onstage, it's where I belong... see you soon!"
"Glenn and I have been friends for years," says Aldrich. "I met him through the Dio camp as we were both very close to Ronnie. We had played live together several times, first in Bologna, Italy for the Ultimate Guitar Festival, and most recently at the Jim Marshall 50 Year Memorial Concert at Wembley Arena in London. I've had a huge respect for what he has accomplished, but to play with him was astonishingly cool." Read morehere.
The 15-song opened with "Genesis" from the band's 2010 debut, "Opus Eponymous", and also saw former frontman Papa Emeritus II hand over the reins to his three-month younger brother alongside the band of Nameless Ghouls.
New material receiving its live premiere included "From The Pinnacle To The Pit", "Majesty", "Absolution" and the project's just-released lead single, "Cirice."
"A message from the clergy: to all our followers who came to support our ritual tonight. We thank you," says the band. "To those who couldn't be there we are coming."
Due August 21, "Meliora" was produced by Klas Åhlund and mixed by Andy Wallace (Slayer, Nirvana, Guns N' Roses, Linkin Park). Check out the videos from the showhere.
They followed up with the clues "It's a form of alchemy…" and "Now is it good, or is it… ugly?" followed by "There's only one type of magic you sons of bitches!"
The band completed studio sessions in the spring. They play Glastonbury next month after a headline slot at this year's Eden Sessions in Truro at the end of June, and launch their second Motorboat cruise in September.
Mainman Lemmy recently told of his pride at helping bring a fan out of a coma, saying: "That is worth my whole career." See the postshere.
Guitarist Tom Williams says: "I remember Drew York giving me the sheet of lyrics with 'Outbreak!' at the top, then I read the rest - and I was like, 'Holy sh*t!'
"The song is about the health industry, and how illness is a business. Every year there's a new disease to be afraid of, more money to be made off of cancer treatments and more prescriptions written."
He says of the lo-fi video, shot by Max Moore: "The 90s VHS effect is f***ing perfect. This is just the tip of the iceberg with this record - f*** this system." Watch the new videohere.
Along with the photo, Grohl wrote, "Look what my hero Ian just found!" Now he's told the NME that he was hoping to start a chain reaction that would wind up with his high school band Mission Impossible signing a deal with Dischord Records.
And Grohl adds: "I'm telling you, if the Foos could do a Dischord single, then we could break up - done deal." The band continue a UK tour later this month in support of eighth album Sonic Highways. Check out the dateshere.
They join the Roots, the Trammps, Asleep at the Wheel singer Ray Benson, "Annie" singer and actress Andrea McArdle and Billie Holiday in the Walk of Fame's class of 2015.
The induction ceremony and gala will take place Oct. 26. The induction gala will take place at the new Fillmore Philadelphia, which will open in early October.
"This year we are able to illustrate, through our musically diverse honorees, why Philadelphia has been and continues to be the number one city for extraordinary and award winning talent," Philadelphia Music Alliance board chairman Alan Rubens said in a statement. Read morehere.
Touchstone are to go on hiatus due to the departure of Kim Seviour, who's bowing out as a result of a medical condition. Guitarist Adam Hodgson says: "John will be performing some of the songs from his most recent release, the critically acclaimed Lonely Robot album Please Come Home.
"Only a few of us were lucky enough to see him perform these songs, stripped back, at his album launch event in London. We wanted to find an opportunity for more people to enjoy the songs like this - and we have the perfect excuse."
He adds: "They'll be playing an extended set at the London show, so there may be a few It Bites and Kino songs getting an airing too." Read morehere.
Spike, who released the album 100% Pure Frankie Miller last year, says: "I am delighted to say I'm in a position to realise a dream. The songs on that record had never been heard before and they need to be given the full live treatment.
"Simon and I are big fans of Frankie and along with Luke and Mark agreed we should get this show on the road." The singer confirms they'll announce a few small club shows in the next few weeks, along with "a very special release." Read morehere.
Guitarist and vocalist Zac Carper says: "In the late 90s and early 2000s music videos were such a huge deal. We decided that instead of making one overly slick video we would nod to 15 of our favourite music videos that we grew up with."
Fidlar appear at the Download festival at Donington on June 14, followed by a show at Heaven in London in June 23 and sets at the Reading and Leeds festivals on August 28-30. Watch the new videohere.
Landreth recently said: "Ever since The Road We're On in 2003, fans have been asking me, 'When are you going to do another blues album?' I'd been playing a lot of these ones on the road with my band and we'd been taking them to some surprising places musically. Recording them with just a trio seemed like the next step."
He's determined to make the most of every moment of life, he says. "That changes your perspective, your priorities and how you relate to everyone else," he reflects. "That's the essence of what I wanted to express with Bound By The Blues." Stream the albumhere.
The original release featured Dark Matters, the follow-up concept work to 2007's Ziltoid The Omniscient, together with Devin Townsend Project record Sky Blue.
Townsend recently reported he planned to move on from Ziltoid, and that he was working on a symphony, saying: "It's going to have a lot of instruments that are not typical for orchestral stuff - a combination of everything." Read morehere.
They add: "Eight works of Germany's 18th century classical music genius have served as inspirational jumping-off points for Godin's compositions, with fellow Bach fanatic, the late, great Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, serving as a spiritual guide."
Video director Sean Pecknold says: "When I first heard the song, I was like, 'Whoa, this rules!' I listened to it for a few days on repeat with my eyes closed.
"It felt like some sort of instrument battle, and I kept thinking of the ways they visualise music in Japanese playalong video games. That led to the idea to create a graphic visual loop for every sound we hear in the song." Watch the videohere.
Last August our band had a handful of opportunities to track songs for free at Pinnacle College and after two months of writing and tracking we had no good material left for one of our final sessions. So we did what any respectable artist who has run out ideas would do: we polished a turd.
Meridians was originally written as a mellow vibe Latin-rock tune years ago but it just never seemed to translate live. First we completely rewrote the bass lines with a fretless which immediately funkified everything, and then we focused on a more steady drum groove for the verses which created a solid driving rock feel.
The last thing we did was throw in some arrangement adjustments and viola, our new album's most popular song was born. It just goes to show how time and live performing can influence your perception of a song and how it should be as opposed to how you want it to be. Trust the vibes, especially on stage.
The song lyrics were written at a time when I studied with a Qi Gong and acupuncture guru who showed me how our energy and human potential can be channeled through specific pathways in our body called meridian lines. In July we are shooting a music video based on that theme with Brian Cox who has worked with Ozzy, Rob Zombie and Hollywood Undead, so keep your eyes open!
Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself and learn more about the albumright here!