A Perfect Circle Guitarist Has Plans to Rekindle Ashes Divide

Big thanks to A Perfect Circle guitarist Billy Howerdel for stopping by to talk about the hard rock band’s gig at Rock on the Range this May. Blabbermouth.net, the “CNN of heavy metal and hard rock,” picked up the interview. Rise Against guitarist Zach Blair also made an appearance, and you can read the interview via Gibson Guitar.
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Posted 24 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Metal, Music, Podcasts, Rock, Show Blog | 0 Comments

Interview [Podcast]: A Perfect Circle

Maynard James Keenan and Billy Howerdel-fronted hard rock band A Perfect Circle has unveiled a full list of summer tour dates, including gigs at Toronto’s Edgefest, Colorado’s Red Rocks and more. Howerdel says the group will be “playing some of the new songs,” on this tour, “so that’s always an exciting prospect.”
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Soundgarden Stream Songs from Live Album

Grunge rock band Soundgarden are streaming tracks from their first-ever live concert album, Live on I5, at the group’s Facebook page. You have to “like” the page to have access to the songs. The collection of rock songs, out March 22, consists of live performances from a 1996 West Coast Soundgarden tour.
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Rock Report: Blink-182, The Strokes, Limp Bizkit

Alternative rock bands Blink-182 and Linkin Park are doing their part to get involved in efforts to help the victims of Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami.
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Posted 16 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Metal, Music, Rock | 0 Comments

Death Cab for Cutie Unveil Album Art, Tracklisting, Release Date

Alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie has set May 31 as the US release date (May 30 in the UK) for their new album, Codes and Keys.
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Posted 16 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

[Watch]: Foo Fighters’, ‘Rope,’ Video

Dave Grohl and his rock band The Foo Fighters drop their seventh studio album, Wasting Light, April 12, and the guys just debuted the video via MTV. The high-energy rock video shows tons of live footage. The Foo Fighters also plan to release a collection of rock songs on National Record Store Day, April 16.
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Rock Recap: Alice Cooper, Black Stone Cherry, Arctic Monkeys

Shock rocker Alice Cooper gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 14, and Cooper recently told USA Today that the four surviving Alice Cooper members will perform at the induction ceremony. Rock guitarist Steve Hunter will play in place of the late Glen Buxton. Cooper also revealed new details on his upcoming, hard rock album.
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Posted 11 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Metal, Music, Rock | 0 Comments

Art of Dying Frontman Johnny Hetherington on Genesis of Band Name

Hard rock quintet Art of Dying are big in Canada, as they well should be – after all, that’s where they’re from. But thanks to a rough-and-tough, never-stop work ethic and a little luck (in the form of heavy metal group Disturbed taking the band under their wings), the guys are making a big dent in the U.S. mainstream rock contingent.
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Posted 10 Mar 2011 | First Listen, Metal, Music, Rock | 0 Comments

Former Alice in Chains bass player dead at 44

Rock news: Former Alice in Chains bass player Mike Starr was found dead in a Salt Lake City home on Tuesday, the Salt Lake City Police Department has reported. He was 44 years old.
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Posted 09 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Music, Rock, Rock News | 0 Comments

Photo Gallery: Linkin Park

Linkin Park’s musical backdrop is anything but generic alternative rock piffle, and the guys brought rock songs off their current full-length, A Thousand Suns, as well as classic albums Hybrid Theory, Meteora and more on their 2011, “A Thousand Suns World Tour.”
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Posted 06 Mar 2011 | Alternative, Music, Photos, Rock | 0 Comments
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