Rock Band: Jimi Hendrix- AC/DC Film Coming To DVD- Chickenfoot Recording in April- Rush Doesn't Need Crock Hall- Blink Rihanna- Queensryche Cabaret and more

Rolling Stone revealed on Thursday that Jimi Hendrix's "legendary albums are coming exclusively to Rock Band with a wave of downloadable.... The guitarist's entire second LP Axis: Bold as Love will be unleashed as DLC starting March 30th, along with the unearthed Jimi single "Valleys of Neptune""a lot more

"Let There Be Rock", the AC/DC concert documentary that was filmed December 1979 at the Pavillion De Paris, will receive its long-awaited DVD release in January 2011. more

Our friends over at Rock Radio report that Neil Peart of Rush says the band don't need induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – it would mean more to the fans, while the band's induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame on Sunday means much more because it recognises their songwriting ability. more

Rock Radio also had this about the future of Genesis (or lack thereof): Phil Collins is doubtful that Genesis have a future due to his health issues – but he's trying to remain optimistic that the long-discussed staging of The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway with original singer Peter Gabriel will come to fruition. more

Duff McKagan had this warning to fans about his upcoming book, "I want to also make clear that this book is not a GN'R 'tell-all' or some other such 'rock' book. There are a lot of those at this point. Sure, I will touch on all of that, as it is part of my story, but only just a part of it. Rather, it will be a story of an ordinary guy who met with extraordinary circumstances, and the circumnavigation through these situations." more

While nothing's been officially announced, a Mudhoney fansite claims the Seattle grunge band and Los Angeles punk band X are set to play a free show at Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square as part of the North By Northeast Music Festival. more

The Queensr˙che Cabaret -- heralded as 'the first adults only rock show' (21 and over) -- will be Teatro ZinZanni meets Cirque du Soleil with the band performing their hits and never-heard-before selections accompanied by Go-Go dancers, burlesque dancers, drag queens, a juggler, ballet dancer, trapeze artist, a contortionist and others. more

Rihanna is taking drum lessons for her upcoming world tour, and is working with one of the best teachers she could find: Travis Barker of Blink-182 more

Iron Maiden will be returning to Sziget Festival, Hungary on August 14th as part of their Final Frontier World Tour. The Sziget Festival, now in its 18th year, takes place on an island in the River Danube right in the heart of Budapest, capital city of Hungary. Spanning some 55 stages, Sziget's attractions are as diverse as the location itself more

In a new interview, Sammy Hagar had this to say about Chickenfoot's future recording plans: "Oh yeah. In April we're supposed to go in the studio. Chad has a little window from the Chili Peppers, and we're going to go in and start recording a second album. We're not going to rush it, we're going to start. Joe and I are always writing. We're definitely going to try to do it again." more

The Psychedelic Furs return to America for a 25-date club tour. Following last year's U.S. tour with Happy Mondays, the Furs will be on the road from late May to early July. more

Even though We Are The Fallen features former Evanescence chief songwriter/guitarist Ben Moody, along with two of band mates from Evanescence, and features a female singer, bassist Marty O'Brien says that the sound of the new band goes in a completely different direction than Evanescence did, although he still understands the apparent comparisons. more

Dying Fetus will head out on a month-long US headlining tour beginning in early May. This tour immediately follows the band's headlining European run as part of the 'Thrash And Burn Tour' and will also include performances as part of the California Metalfest and Midwest F*ckfest. more

John Butler Trio's new album, April Uprising, will hit stores on April 6. But to hold you over, you can see the trio live on Fuel TV when their recent session airs March 31. You can listen to an exclusive interview with John about the making of the album on NPR Weekend Edition on SAT, April 3 (check for local airtimes). Check out videos here

Oceano has entered Electrowerks studio in Downers Grove, IL this week to begin pre-production for their next Earache Records release, titled "Contagion." more

Billboard.biz reports: Sony Music Entertainment continues to trim staff with sources suggesting that about 20 people were let go from the Sony Music Label Group, which consists of Columbia, Epic and a shared services department" more

Textures is excited to announce that Daniel de Jongh, former frontman of the Dutch metal band Cilice, will replace Eric Kalsbeek, who left the band earlier this year. more

Michael Schenker has revealed that the Michael Schenker Group will be releasing a brand new live DVD later this year. more

After several months spent writing material for their third album, Knights Of The Abyss will enter the studio on April first to begin tracking the effort. more

Premonitions Of War have once again dusted off their equipment and will soon be hitting the road. The Ohio band has lined up a ten-day April tour more

Leng Tch'e have revealed the artwork and tracklisting for their forthcoming album, Hypomanic, expected to be released on June 8th in North America and May 24th in Europe, via Season Of Mist. Check out both here

The new lineup of Fatalist for 2010 is secure for now. Joining Neil and Art in the band is Sean Jessel (Mentacide) on drums, Matt Drexler on lead guitars, and Mike Deity (Carnal Deity) on main vocals. This is the lineup that recorded the Death song 'Beyond The Unholy Grave' for the upcoming movie soundtrack After Party Massacre. more

The Art Brut side-project Everybody Was In The French Resistance...Now have announced details of an upcoming tour of North America. more

Saves The Day have been added to this year's Bamboozle festival in New Jersey. The band will perform on Saturday, May 1 more -

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