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SLASH Enters Metaverse Via Soundscape VR For Virtual Reality Concert

Groove Science Studios, creator of the longest-running virtual reality music platform Soundscape VR (SVR),has announced the addition of SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS "Live At Studios 60" to its Magic Mirror Musical Metaverse. Starting today, music fans can experience the debu...
June 28, 2022
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LED ZEPPELIN Was Asked To Do ABBA-Style Avatar Show, Says JIMMY PAGE

The surviving members of LED ZEPPELIN were approached with the idea of staging an ABBA-style digital avatar show, guitarist Jimmy Page has revealed. At the annual Welsh literature event the Hay Festival on Thursday (June 2), Page said that he and his bandmates were asked to do "that sort of thi...
June 3, 2022
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'ShipRocked' 2023 Cruise Led By FALLING IN REVERSE, NOTHING MORE, SKILLET, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE

After making its triumphant return to the seas in 2022, ShipRocked — the ultimate rock music cruise vacation — expands to six days for its 13th sailing from January 22-28, 2023. FALLING IN REVERSE tops the bill for ShipRocked 2023 — joined by a co-headliner to be announced in early June — plus NOTHI...
May 18, 2022
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AVATAR Announces Summer 2022 North American Tour With LIGHT THE TORCH And OTEP

Swedish metallers AVATAR will return to North America this summer for a headline tour. The trek kicks off on July 6 in Toronto and runs through July 31 in Tucson. Support on the trek will come from LIGHT THE TORCH and OTEP. Pre-sale tickets are available today, Tuesday, April 26, at 12 p.m. ET. The...
April 26, 2022
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MEGADETH Bassist JAMES LOMENZO And Ex-LAMB OF GOD Drummer CHRIS ADLER Join MYRONE On 'Track Day' Single

Soft-shred pioneer and rising guitar god Myrone has released his latest single and video, "Track Day", featuring the inimitable Chris Adler (drums, ex-LAMB OF GOD, MEGADETH) and James LoMenzo (bass, MEGADETH). A follow-up to his recent single "Soft Shred", this new track will appear on his upcoming...
February 26, 2022
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Early Recordings From METALLICA And RATT Featured On 'Metal Massacre Volume One' 40th-Anniversary Vinyl Reissue

Marking its 40th anniversary this year, Metal Blade Records will make its debut release, "Metal Massacre Volume One", available for the first time since 1984 on limited-edition vinyl. Originally released on June 14, 1982, "Metal Massacre" showcased the best of Los Angeles's unsigned acts of the time...
February 23, 2022
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KORN, DISTURBED, BREAKING BENJAMIN And EVANESCENCE To Headline This Year's INKCARCERATION MUSIC & TATTOO FESTIVAL

After debuting a massive revamp of the festival grounds in 2021, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival aims to make the 2022 edition the biggest one yet. Over the weekend of July 15-17, music fans will converge for three days of nonstop music, tattooing, haunted attractions, and more, all held...
February 3, 2022
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SHINEDOWN, DISTURBED And EVANESCENCE To Headline 2022 ROCK FEST

The largest three-day rock music and camping event in the U.S. has announced next summer's lineup. Rock Fest 2022 will feature headliners SHINEDOWN, DISTURBED and EVANESCENCE and will take place on July 14, July 15 and July 16 in Cadott, Wisconsin. MUDVAYNE, HALESTORM and LAMB OF GOD will also perfo...
January 27, 2022
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AVATAR Releases New Song 'Cruel And Unusual'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have shared another new song, "Cruel And Unusual". Check it out below. "It feels self-evident," the band states about the track. "Violent thoughts channeled through violent riffs, demented thoughts driven by a sick groove. It's simply a very sexy song." Earlier this fall, AV...
December 31, 2021
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AVATAR Shares Another New Song, 'Construction Of Souls'

Swedish metallers AVATAR have shared another new track, "Construction Of Souls". It is described in a press release as "AVATAR's version of a holiday song." "This song will be to Christmas songs what 'Die Hard' is to Christmas movies," the band says. "It wasn't intended to be that, but ultimately, i...
November 26, 2021
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AVATAR Shares New Song 'So Sang The Hollow'

Swedish heavy metal 'n' roll dark madcap visionaries collectively known as AVATAR — vocalist Johannes Eckerström, guitarists Jonas Jarlsby and Tim Öhrström, bassist Henrik Sandelin and drummer John Alfredsson — are ambitious rock sorcerers of the highest order. They are known to smash the boundaries...
October 29, 2021
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AVATAR Postpones Shows After Singer JOHANNES ECKERSTRÖM Tests Positive For COVID-19

Swedish metallers AVATAR have postponed the last five shows on their "Going Hunting" U.S. tour after the band's lead singer Johannes Eckerström tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. AVATAR broke the news of the postponement in a social media post on Tuesday (Octo...
October 13, 2021
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AVATAR Shares Two New Songs, 'Going Hunting' And 'Barren Cloth Mother'

The heavy metal 'n' roll dark madcap visionaries collectively known as AVATAR are ambitious, Swedish rock sorcerers of the highest order. They smash the boundaries between band, theater troupe, and cinematic masterminds with a series of celebrated albums and videos, and the immersive world of Avatar...
September 1, 2021
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LIGHT THE TORCH Cancels Tour Due To COVID-19 Concerns

LIGHT THE TORCH (formerly DEVIL YOU KNOW),the band fronted by former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones, has scrapped its previously announced tour dates due to the coronavirus pandemic. LIGHT THE TORCH shared the news of the cancelation in an announcement on social media earlier today (Saturday...
August 21, 2021
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POWERWOLF Releases Cinematic Music Video For New Single 'Dancing With The Dead'

German metallers POWERWOLF will release their new album, "Call Of The Wild", on July 9 via Napalm Records. The second single from the LP, "Dancing With The Dead", once again underlines POWERWOLF's indispensable skill for pure, bloody heavy metal and hooks that will stay in your head forever. The fou...
June 24, 2021