Steven Tyler Blew 20 Million On Drugs- Black Sabbath's Iommi Memoirs- Sepultura Set Release- Less Than Jake DVD Box- 69 Cent Songs- Devildriver Replacement- Slipknot- more

The Day in Rock Digest for 05/03/11: Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler went to desperate lengths to get high in the throes of his drug addiction and even hid cocaine in a drum on stage so he could take a fix during shows. "I blew 20 million. I snorted my Porsche, I snorted my plane, I snorted my house in that din of drugs and booze and being lost." more

Sepultura have announced that their forthcoming new studio album, 'Kairos,' will be released through Nuclear Blast Records on June 24th in Europe, with a North American release date of July 12th to follow. more

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi's official autobiography, Iron Man: My Life In Black Sabbath And Beyond, will be released on October 13th in the UK (via Simon & Schuster) and November 1st in the US (by Da Capo Press). " He speaks honestly and unflinchingly about his rough-and-tumble childhood, the accident that almost ended his career, his failed marriages, personal tragedies, battles with addiction, band mates, famous friends, newfound daughter, and the ups and downs of his life as an artist." more

Less Than Jake will be releasing a document of their 2007 tour of their home state which saw the band play a different full album each night. The shows took place in February 2007, and the results will be available as Anthology, a four DVD live recording due out June 21, 2011 more

Exilia recently parted ways with the band's guitarist "Alien" after the end of the band's Phoenix Tour. Find out who is now in here

Amazon slashed prices for its online music store, making downloads available for 69 cents, well below Apple iTunes $0.99-$1.29 range per song. more

In a recent interview, Goo Goo Dolls lead singer John Rzeznik said he's already started working on writing new material for a follow up to the band's latest album Something For the Rest of Us. more

DevilDriver have confirmed stand-in bassist Aaron Patrick as the permanent replacement for Jonathan Miller, who bowed out after realizing life on the road would kill him. more

American string quartet Kronos Quartet and rocker Patti Smith have won the 2011 Polar Music Prize. more

The title of Ratt vocalist Stephen Pearcy's new solo album will be Suckerpunch. more

Following yesterday's headline about Slipknot carrying on with or without Corey Taylor, this tidbit comes up from a new interview with Taylor: "The only thing we've really sat down together as a band and talked about was the tour, and what we're gonna do and whatnot. But I'm not the guy who's gonna sugarcoat anything, I'm not the one who's gonna spoonfeed false hope to the fans, especially about something like this. If this tour doesn't work, this band might be over � straight up. And I'm not gonna lie; I'm not the guy that's going to lie to the fans. I'm telling people as it is, because people [keep asking me], 'Any U.S. dates?' I'm like, 'Slow down, Beavis. Can we get through this and see what happens?'" more

On this day in 1968, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded �Voodoo Chile.� It was featured on the Electric Ladyland double album and became a U.K. #1 single on 21st November 1970, two months after the guitarist's death.

On this day in 1976, Paul McCartney made his first concert appearance in America in almost ten years when Wings kicked off their 31-date Wings Over America tour at the Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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