Category Archives: Rock n Roll News

For fans wondering how long more the wait will be for a new Metallica album, bassist Robert Trujillo has some hope for you. Appearing on this week's "The Music" podcast ahead of Metallica’s forthcoming Australian stadium tour, Trujillo said that the next studio album will arrive "a lot sooner than the previous two did."
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Hellyeah’s next album, their sixth and their final group effort with drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott, is set for release on June 28. Abbott passed away in June 2018. A new song titled "333" will premiere today (Thursday, March 14) starting at 8 a.m. on selected satellite radio stations. The music video for the song has been completed and
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the presenters for the 2019 induction. Queen guitarist Brian May leads the rock news – he will induct Def Leppard. Others named, David Byrne for Radiohead, Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon and John Taylor for Roxy Music, Trent Reznor for the Cure, Susanna Hoffs for the Zombies,
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Hard rockers Whitesnake are back with a vengeance. As they gear up for the release of their new album, a new tune, "Trouble Is Your Middle Name,” can be listened to via the video below. The band’s upcoming album, ‘Flesh & Blood,’ is slated for release May 10. It features 13 original tracks and is their 13
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For those who can think back to the early 1980s, there was a time when a supergroup that combined the talents of Yes and Led Zeppelin looked like a possibility. The short-lived project, titled XYZ for “Ex Yes and Led Zeppelin,” was abandoned in 1981 for a number of reasons, one of those being that it
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In the pantheon of popular music, there probably wasn’t a drummer as prolific and as recorded as session drummer Hal Blaine. Blaine passed away yesterday, March 11, at the age of 90, his family announced. Blaine was a member of the revered Wrecking Crew studio group and contributor to dozens of world-renowned songs covering almost every
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They hit their peak in the late 1980s and now looking back on ill-fated reformations, ex-White Lion singer Mike Tramp says that he regrets past decisions to resurrect his former band without his former songwriting partner and bandmate, guitarist Vito Bratta. It’s been 28 years since White Lion broke up, and Tramp hasn’t played
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