Green Day Announce New Album Trilogy
Green Day‘s recording pace has certainly slowed over the years — it took them four years to complete ‘American Idiot’ and five to finish the follow-up, ’21st Century Breakdown,’ which was released three years ago — but they&Clos…
Slash + Myles Kennedy Perform Two Songs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
With a little over a month to go before Slash unleashes his ‘Apocalyptic Love‘ on the world, he’s cranking up the promotional machine in earnest — and last night (April 10), that meant showing up on the big stage at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ to perf…
Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup Confirms Red Hot Chili Peppers + Black Sabbath as Headliners
A couple of days ago, we told you rumor had it that the 2012 Lollapalooza lineup would feature Red Hot Chili Peppers and Black Sabbath — and now we can confirm that the rumors were right on the money. This year’s list of acts has been unveiled, and it’s a d…
Linkin Park Singer Promises Return to ‘Familiar’ Sound After ‘Bonkers’ Last Album
If you thought Linkin Park went a little too far afield on their last album, 2010′s ‘A Thousand Suns,’ you aren’t alone. In fact, Park frontman Chester Bennington says the band knew it needed to do a little less experimenting on its new record, due for rel…
Jane’s Addiction Seek Artsy Locals for ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ Tour
Do you have a special talent? Are you interested in seeing Jane’s Addiction on tour — from a once-in-a-lifetime, behind-the-scenes perspective? This could be your opportunity to put your unique gifts to work for the greater good of rock and roll.
Slash Admits He Once French-Kissed a Giraffe
Rock ‘n’ roll has acquired a lot of wild mysteries and legends over the years, but during his recent appearance on Australia’s Triple M radio, Slash was forced to address what might be one of the all-time wackiest: the rumor that he once French-kissed a giraffe.
Slash and Betty White Get Their Frog Fix in New Zoo Commercial
If you had “February 2012″ in the office pool for when the increasingly, unstoppably ubiquitous Betty White would finally get around to filming a commercial with Slash, good news: you win.
Chickenfoot Returning to the Road for 2012 U.S. Spring Tour
After taking a couple months to recharge their batteries after their successful fall tour in support of their latest album, the boys in Chickenfoot have lined up a new string of dates that will see them rocking cities across the United States throughout May and June.
Korn’s Jonathan Davis: ‘We’re Not a Metal Band’
Korn have never exactly been the kind of band that tries to please critics — or, for that matter, anyone else but themselves — so when their tenth studio album, ‘The Path of Totality,’ was greeted with wildly mixed reactions last December, it was pretty much par for the course, albeit with one cruci…
In Flames Concert Cut Short After Bomb Threat
The audience at last night’s (Feb. 9) Albuquerque, N.M., stop on the In Flames and Trivium tour missed out on seeing the full experience, due to a bomb threat that forced In Flames to cut their set short before completing their final song of the show.
Slash Wraps Sessions for Upcoming Solo Album
While you were focusing on the Super Bowl over the weekend, Slash was hard at work — and all that dedication paid off with a brand new video and completed tracks for his next studio album.
Slayer Hitting Studio in March for New Album
Good news, Slayer fans: Your long wait for new music is almost over. The band has announced plans to head into the studio next month to start laying down tracks for their twelfth studio album, and first since 2009′s ‘World Painted Blood.’