Foreigner, Ozzy Osbourne, Oasis, Peter Frampton, Jane's Addiction and Lenny Kravitz lead the rock nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame this year, the organization announced on Saturday morning (February 10th).
Ozzy Osbourne, who was inducted as a member of Black Sabbath in 2006 after years of being snubbed by the controversial institution, had this to say, "I'm deeply honored to receive this news from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. (continue)
Kanye West has caused more controversy after Ozzy Osbourne took to social media to blast the rapper for using a sample of one of the metal legend's live recordings after Ozzy had denied a request to use it.
Ozzy posted via his social media accounts after he learned that West reportedly had used a live recording of a Black Sabbath classic from Ozzy's appearance at the '83 US Festival during a listening part at Chicago's United Center. (continue)
My Dying Bride have shared a music video for their new single "Thornwyck Hymn", to announced that they will be releasing their 15th studio album, entitled "A Mortal Binding," on April 19th.
The "Thornwyck Hymn" video directed by Daniel Gray, and according to the announcement, the visual dipicts a maritime story of unfolding desire and tragedy. (continue)
Scotty McCreery is never one to shy away from getting personal in his music, whether mourning the loss of his grandfather with the triple-platinum blockbuster "Five More Minutes" or capturing the anticipation of proposing to your long-time love with platinum hit "This is It." McCreery is getting personal again with the release of his latest track, "Love Like This."
"Becoming a father is the greatest thing that's happened to me," shares McCreery. "Raising Avery as he grows and watching my wife Gabi be a rock star as his Mom has been the joy of my life these last 15 months. I knew I wanted to write a song about Avery. I even photographed the room number on the hospital door so I could put that into the lyrics." (continue)
Oceans have released their first new music of the year with a new single called "Slaves To The Feed", as well as an accompanying music video for the track that features a collaboration with Australian keyboardist Misstiq as well as Josh Collard from Earth Caller.
Timo Rotten said of the new track, "Social media makes us sick. It makes me sick, I'm f***ing addicted to my smartphone. Even though it has made my life miserable to a certain extent, I still keep scrolling. And why is that? Because people tell me it's part of the business. We as a band are both part of the solution and part of the problem." (continue)
Like Moths To Flames have released a music video for their new song "Paradigm Trigger", which is the part of a new double single that pairs the track with and "Angels Weep."
Vocalist Chris Roetter had the following to say about "Paradigm Trigger": "This song is about being stuck in a levitative state of sleep paralysis Including a lot of feelings of anxiety, it's meant to represent the feeling of being stuck. Desperately wanting to run from everything you're falling into but somehow you always end up back in the same place." (continue)
Kill The Lights, the project that features former members of Bullet for My Valentine, Throw the Fight, Threat Signal, and Still Remains, have released a music video for their new single "Sleep With The Devil".
The track comes from the band's forthcoming sophomore album, "Death Melodies", which will arrive via Fearless Records on March 8th. Vocalist James Clark had this to say about the new song, "'Sleep With the Devil,' lyrically, deals with the struggle of addiction and the daily fight to stay sober. (continue)
Dhani Harrison has released a music video for his song "I.C.U." to celebrate the physical release of his new first new solo album in six years, which is entitled "INNERSTANDING."
Harrison's new studio is now available on CD, digitally, in addition to the special 2LP Neon Yellow color vinyl version that has been released via H.O.T. Records/BMG. (continue)
British four-piece rock band Collateral have released a music video for their new single "Glass Sky", which comes from their forthcoming album, "Should've Known Better".
The new single "Glass Sky" and the album were produced by Dan Weller (Those Damn Crows, Enter Shikari, Monster Truck, Kris Barras, Holding Absence, Bury Tomorrow). (continue)
Banded together out of mutual respect, admiration, history, and a strong desire to move ever forward, Legions Of Doom brings together split-duty lead singers Scott Reagers (Saint Vitus) and Karl Agell (Lie Heavy, Karl Agell's Blind, Leadfoot), bassist Ron Holzner (The Skull, Trouble, Earthen Grave), guitarists Lothar Keller (The Skull, Sacred Dawn), and Scott Little (Leadfoot), and drummer Henry Vasquez (The Skull, Saint Vitus, Blood Of The Sun), and was born as a project following the death of The Skull vocalist Eric Wagner (also ex-Trouble) in 2021. Initial The Skull/Legions Of Doom shows in tribute to Wagner were held in 2023, and in 2024, Legions Of Doom will record both the album that The Skull would have made and a new collection of original material that's been worked on since.
Plans to record at Steve Albini's Electric Audio with engineer Sanford Parker (YOB, Wovenhand, Eyehategod) will lead to a first release this Fall on Tee Pee Records, and in the interim, Legions Of Doom will again take to the stage. Fall/Winter European and US touring is being discussed, with a just announced appearance in September of this year at Ripplefest in Austin, Texas. While Legions Of Doom will step forward as the priority, Holzner assures The Skull isn't fading completely. (continue)
Will Hoge is streaming his brand new single "I'd Be Lying," which is latest track that he has revealed from his forthcoming album, "Tenderhearted Boys", that will arrive on April 12th.
"'I'd Be Lying' was a song I'd totally forgotten about," Hoge recalls. "I was going through old demos and this was unlabeled. And when it came on, I remember loving it. (continue)
Revolution Saints, the band led by Journey vocalist/drummer Deen Castronovo, celebrate the release of their brand new album, "Against the Winds" by sharing a music video for the record's new single, "Fall On My Knees."
Freeman Promotions sent over the following details: Joined by fellow rockers bassist Jeff Pilson (known for his work with Foreigner and formerly of Dokken) and guitarist Joel Hoekstra (of Whitesnake and Night Ranger) the new iteration - Revolution Saints MKII - is here to rekindle the fervor for melodic rock. (continue)
Progressive metal guitarist Martin Gonzalez has released a music video for their brand new single, "Purpose", which features a guest appearance from Haken guitarist/keyboardist Richard Henshall.
The song is the second single from Gonzalez's forthcoming debut album, "Suspiro", that will be hitting stores on March 22nd. The Colombian-born, US-based guitarist, is best known (continue)
Volkswagen of America, Inc. today released the two-minute extended cut of "An American Love Story" featuring Neil Diamond's "I Am... I Said" as part of its celebration of 75 years in America and countdown to the Big Game on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. The extended cut has been released online.
Just like the Beetle and its timid journey in a bigger and better America, the song resonates with those who seek to find a sense of belonging and to understand the world around them. A 60-second version will air during the third quarter of the game on CBS, and the Spanish-language broadcast will be on Univision. "I Am... I Said" also stands as the pinnacle of "A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical," currently on Broadway, which delves into the story and brilliance of Diamond and his profound exploration of life. (continue)
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Amy Winehouse's groundbreaking and highly influential debut album Frank, UMe has released three EPs: In My Bed, Take The Box and F**k Me Pumps (the last of which is released today). Previously released only on vinyl, they are now available digitally for the very first time. Each EP includes B-sides, alternate takes and live versions of her early singles, including "Best Friend (Acoustic)", "(There Is) No Greater Love - AOL Session", and "Take the Box (The Headquarters Mix)."
Frank has also been released on 2LP picture disc, using the artwork from the original classic sleeve on LP1 and two beautiful images by renowned photographer Valerie Phillips from the original artwork photo session, shot in 2003 on LP2. (continue)
Vancouver based metal band 2 Shadows recently released their new single "Mad God", and to celebrate Glen Bridden tells us about the track. Here is the story:
When Tryst and I wrote the song Mad God we were inspired by the Phil Tippett film with the same name. We were blown away by the apocalyptic dystopian setting and the delivery of the horror elements in the movie and it got us excited to try exploring those vibes musically. Our song "Mad God" ended up being the easiest and most fluid song to write and we didn't make many changes after the first demo. (continue)