Alternative

Shinedown Guitarist Talks New Album, Embarks On Solo Tour

Shinedown lead guitarist Zach Myers is used to playing arenas packed with 10,000-plus screaming hard rock fans. But for the month of March, Myers is turning down the volume and embarking on an acoustic tour with fellow singer-songwriter and longtime buddy Chris Allen (Ingramhill).
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Posted 05 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Red Hot: Red Hot Chili Peppers Album Update

The past few years have brought a lot of firsts for alternative rock band The Red Hot Chili Peppers, from bass player Flea studying music theory at USC, to singer Anthony Kiedis having a baby, to drummer Chad Smith recording and touring with Sammy Hagar’s Chickenfoot, to guitarist John Frusciante leaving the band in 2008 and Josh Klinghoffer taking his place. But now, the guys are gearing up for what they collectively do best: make new albums with The Peppers.
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Posted 02 Mar 2011 | Alternative, First Listen, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Trent Reznor Wins An Oscar

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Rezbor and co-composer Atticus Ross scored the Academy Award for Best Original Score for, “The Social Network,” at the 2011 Oscars.
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Posted 28 Feb 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

[MUSIC VIDEO]: Against Me! ‘Spanish Moss’

Punk rock band Against Me! just released a video for the track, “Spanish Moss,” from their 2010 album, White Crosses, which will be their fifth and last album with Sire Records. Even though the guys are parting ways with their label, they plan to release their next album, Total Clarity, on May 24.
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LISTEN: Foo Fighters’, ‘Rope’

Rock News: Hear the Foo Fighters’ new song, “Rope,” off the grunge-rockers’ highly anticipated, Butch Vig-produced new album, “Wasting Light,” out April 12.
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Posted 23 Feb 2011 | Alternative, First Listen, Music, Songs | 0 Comments

Rock News: Smashing Pumpkins Bass Player On Cover Of, ‘Siamese Dream’

Billy Corgan is the king of getting awesome female bass player to back the Smashing Pumpkins, and word is that his latest pick, former Veruca Salt and Spinnerette bassist Nicole Fiorentino, is actually one of the two girls on the cover of, “Siamese Dream,” the band’s 1993 release. Corgan Tweeted the news this week.
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Posted 22 Feb 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Early Ears: Radiohead Releases New Album Early [VIDEO]

Rock news: Alternative rock band Radiohead – arguably the first commercial band to fully utilize digital downloads with 2007’s, “In Rainbows,” pay-what-you-want release – has dropped its eighth album, “The King of Limbs,” a day early.
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Posted 19 Feb 2011 | Alternative, First Listen, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments
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