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New Rush Songs Online- Dio Day in LA- McCartney Mobbed- New Kid Rock CD- 3 Doors Daughtry- STP Come Up Short- Pumpkins Tour- KISS Free Kids- AC/DC- more

06/03/2010
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Attention Rush fans. Not only has Classic Rock just posted two clips from the band's upcoming movie Beyond The Lighted Stage, but their new songs BU2B and Caravan are now streaming in full online. more

The Los Angeles City Council has officially declared May 30th Ronnie James Dio Day. The announcement was made at Sunday's public memorial service for the recently deceased, metal singer. more

Metal Injection west-coast correspondent Johnny Orlando Jr. attended the Dio Memorial Service on Sunday, May 30th, 2010 and filed a special report. He spoke with many fans of Dio who discussed what Dio meant to them as well as one of the members of the WBC. Watch the clip here

Paul McCartney had to be rescued by cops after a mob attacked his tour bus in a dodgy no-go part of Mexico City. Youths forced his driver to stop then started jumping up and down on the roof as the Beatles legend, 67, cowered inside. more

Kid Rock's next album will be called Born Free and it is slated for a September 7 release, according to the Detroit News. The album was produced by Rick Rubin and the first single, also called "Born Free," will be released in late June. Check out the guest list here.

AC/DC may have played their hit 'Highway To Hell' thousands of times, but they never expected they would actually get stuck on one - in remote Romania. "The band's caravan was stopped at the border with Hungary by employees of the national roads company who asked them to pay E50 ($A72.65) for each vehicle, or a total of E2,500 ($A3,632.66) before they were allowed to leave the country," the company's manager Doina Tiron told AFP on Tuesday. more

Stone Temple Pilots' comeback album wasn't enough to beat autotuned Gleeks as STP's first studio album since 2001 entered the Billboard chart at No. 2 with sales of 62,000 copies. 1,000 short of the top. more

Exodus will headline the "March of Brutality Tour" late this summer with support from Malevolent Creation, Holy Grail, and Bonded By Blood. more

Nightwish singer Anette Olzon has been working with Within Temptation keyboard player Martijn Spierenburg on a new project. more

The KISS performance today (Thursday, June 3rd) at Germany's Rock am Ring (Nürburg/Eifel) will be broadcast live. the band also revealed during their chat this week that children under 14 will get in for free at the KISS concerts in the US on the upcoming tour (lawn seats), the cheapest tickets will be only about $20. more

Through The Eyes Of The Dead has announced a brief August run with Those Who Lie Beneath, Enfold Darkness, and Wrath & Rapture. more

Radiohead drummer Phil Selway is set to release his debut solo album later this year. NME reports that the album titled 'Familial,' will be released on August 30 and was produced by Ian Davenport. more

Billy Corgan is taking his revamped band Smashing Pumpkins on the road this summer for their first tour in more than two years, and, as the frontman tells is it, the quartet will play "a balance of classics, a few obscure ones, and new material" from the their 44-track album Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. more

At their recent concert in support of the Nashville Food Relief charity, Daughtry had the opportunity to jam with 3 Doors Down vocalist Brad Arnold on the Allman Brothers Band's "Whipping Post". Watch a video here

Public Image Ltd. have announced a new UK tour to take place this July. The band – who reunited in 2009 – will again feature John Lydon (vocals), Lu Edmonds (guitar), Bruce Smith (drums) and Scott Firth (bass). more

Belle & Sebastian have announced details of an upcoming tour of North America. Beginning in Brooklyn on September 30, the Scottish group will finish the nine-date jaunt in San Francisco on October 17. more

None More Black have begun recording their first new album since their 2006 release, This Is Satire. more

The Spill Canvas have announced additional dates that keep them out on the road through late this summer. more

Paul McCartney, who has been knighted by the queen of England, is being honored with Washington's highest award for pop music this week by the Library of Congress. The Gershwin Prize for Popular Song is named for the U.S. songwriting brothers George and Ira Gershwin, whose collections are housed at the library. more

Inner Eden have parted ways with singer Holly Bolus (Keltic Jihad) and have replaced her with Christina Gajny, formerly of U.K. industrial metallers Interlock. more

Killswitch Engage have just announced their participation in this year's edition of the Download Festival more

Carpathian and Ruiner will team up for a European tour this summer more

Sat night during a sold out show at London's HMV Hammersmith Apollo, rock legend Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull joined hard rockin' blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa for two songs in front of 5,000 people. more

Demon Hunter has announced a two-week tour set to take place in August. The band will be joined by Sleeping Giant, Inhale Exhale, and A Bullet For Pretty Boy. more

Dokken have updated their summer 2010 tour schedule with the announcement of new dates in Ohio, Iowa, California, Illinois and Texas. more

Since J.R. Richards has not been with Dishwalla, he's finding collaborations are artistically stimulating. He's now producing a record for another artist, he's writing songs for movies and television shows, and he started two new side projects all with different members of his touring band. more

Major congratulations are in order as today, as out of a field of over 3,400 entrants, fast rising 23 year old blues rock guitarist Ryan McGarvey was named the winner of the Ernie Ball 'Play Crossroads' contest, earning him a berth at the third Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival. Find out whyhere.

Guns N' Roses will perform in Vienna this autumn, according to Austrianindependent.com more

Protagonist had their trailer stolen when they made a stop in Tulsa, OK on Tuesday. more

A 32-year-old Pasco County man who called 911 to complain about his mother taking his beer away is facing criminal charges. more. Just seeing if you are paying attention!

Metal Maniacs is running a contest for a Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Guitar signed by Jamey Jasta (Kingdom of Sorrow) here

Desdemon has been confirmed for the Sirens of Metal II Festival in Detroit Michigan in support of Amanda Somerville at Blondie's.
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