Category Archives: Rock n Roll News

One of rock’s most iconic acts, the Pretenders could be finalizing new music soon, possibly even by the end of the year. Band leader Chrissie Hynde said they have enough material and that rehearsals were due to begin soon, with a goal to completing it this year. Hynde also said her pet project,‘Valve
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If you want to believe social media, then get set for a quiet touring year from Avenged Sevenfold. They will reportedly take 2019 off from touring, returning to the stage next year. Radio host Lou Brutus posted the information on Instagram. He posted that he had been in contact with Avenged’s guitarist Zacky Vengeance. His
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The supergroup side project known as Metal Allegiance will be celebrating its five year anniversary with four shows in April. The band’s core members — David Ellefson (Megadeth), Mark Menghi, Mike Portnoy (Sons Of Apollo, The Winery Dogs, Dream Theater) and Alex Skolnick (Testament) — will have additional musical support from Chuck Billy (Testament), John Bush (
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Metal fans, close your eyes and picture this: a Megadeth that would have included Pantera's Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul. Sound far-fetched? Well according to Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, it almost happened. Mustaine was in conversation with the Tampa Bay Times, and he relayed a story that he once offered Dimebag the guitar gig with
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In recent years, the brick and mortar music outlets have seen a resurgence in the sales of their product. A big ‘thanks’ must be given to the annual Record Store Day fest that celebrates these independently-owned businesses. The latest list of this year’s limited-edition releases has been revealed, and with nearly 400 (mostly) vinyl options
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