Sebastian Bach Lashes Out- System Of A Down American Tour- Singer Running Online Scam?- Red Hot Acid Trip- Def Leppard Summer Tour?- Boysetsfire Again- more

The Day in Rock Digest for 2/22/11: Former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach pulled an Axl by taking to Twit Longer to get some things off his chest: "I can't believe it when so called 'fans' go out of their way to say hurtful rotten bullsh*t to people that I care about, ONLY because I care about them. You know who you are. You are in no way a 'fan' if you think that I do not deserve happiness in my life. There are no 'home wreckers' in my life. My home has been 'wrecked' since last April. I am f**king divorced. I did not date any girls at all until after the divorce papers were filed in a court of law." more

Metal Injection has posted what are believed to be North American reunion tour dates for System Of A Down for this May. At this point it looks like a short run with only a few dates hitting some major cities in the U.S. and Canada. Hopefully by the time it is official, they will have more dates to announce. For now check out the leaked dates here

Reactivated band Boysetsfire has scheduled three U.S. shows in addition to a tour of Europe. more

You can check out photos of Tim "Ripper" Owens (Yngwie Malmsteen, Beyond Fear, Judas Priest, Iced Earth) February 20, 2011 performance at Kulturhaus in Bucharest, Romania as part of his "Screaming Through The East" tour here

On Friday an article surfaced on Indiestar.tv detailing one person's experience purchasing a computer from Dance Gavin Dance frontman Jonny Craig. This person had responded to an online post from Craig regarding a Macbook for sale. Long story short, the money was sent, yet the computer never arrived. But wait... more people claim the same thing? Read more here

According to Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis, their new record will be called (wait for it) Dr Johnny Skinz’s Disproportionately Rambunctious Polar Express Machine-head. This rather rambling title comes from experiences of a friend of the band while on acid more

Queens Of The Stone Age will embark on a European run of shows during which it will perform its critically-lauded 1998 self-titled debut in its entirety along with some B-sides and rarities. more

Exodus have been forced to cancel their appearance at the Wacken Open Air festival "due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict" more

Metal Injection has deemed February as Black Metal History Month and to celebrate, a slew of articles about one of the most extreme sub-genres of metal have been releases, including their recent article 10 Worst Crimes In Black Metal History, discussing infamous church burnings, murders, abductions and sexual assaults all related to the genre. Check it out here

An alternative version of Tommy Bolin‘s 1975 album Teaser will be released on March 11. more

According to Alabama Live, the Amphitheater at the Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama will play host to Def Leppard and Heart on June 19. This appears to be one of the dates for the rumored Def Leppard, Heart and Kansas tour. more

Arcade Fire have announced a new round of spring tour dates. The trek begins in Broomfield, CO on April 9. more

Title Fight, Touche Amore, The Menzingers, and Dead End Path will tour the U.S. together in May and June. more

Death Ray Vision, the new project featuring Shadows Fall frontman Brian Fair, Killswitch Engage bassist Mike D'Antonio and former Overcast/Seemless guitarist Pete Cortese, will enter the studio in mid-March to record four or five songs more

Duran Duran will headline the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire on March 7, ahead of their 2011 UK arena tour. more

Neal Morse is to play three headline shows in England and Scotland this June. more

Poison singer Bret Michaels' solo band Evick released a new EP called Reflections today. According to a press release, Michaels' solo band is made up of four of his long time East Coast friends who started out as his opening act on his first solo tour. more

On this day in 1987, Andy Warhol, pop artist and producer died after a gall bladder operation. The founder of the Pop Art movement, produced and managed The Velvet Underground, designed the 1967 Velvet Underground And Nico banana album cover and The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers album cover. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

Reader Rant: Finally, something called Vyxyn wrote us a long rambling rant about our "My Chemical Sellout" headline, due to the fact that the group had licensed their music to auto-tuned geeks of Glee. While none of Vyxyn's points were valid, it was correct that we were wrong to call them sellouts since you have to start from a baseline of artistic integrity to technically be a sellout. Our bad.

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