Bandwdth Publishing, in conjunction with the George Harrison Estate, announces the release of a special iPad app celebrating the guitarist and his historical guitar collection. 'The Guitar Collection: George Harrison' iPad app is available through iTunes today, two days before Harrison's birth date.
Guitarist/vocalist Helmuth Lehner, of extreme metal commando Belphegor, has revealed that the group is working on fresh material for their tenth full-length album. The as of yet untitled record is tentatively slated for a late 2012 release, and will be the follow up to January 2011's 'Blood Magick Necreomance'. From this coming Saturday until next Wednesday, Belphegor will start the first rehearsal session for the album, in Abtenau, Austria. The drum duties will again be handled by Mr. Marthyn, who did an outstanding job on 'Blood Magick Necreomance.'
Photos from the Municipal Waste and Grill 'Em All Truck Meet & Eat event - which took place last Friday - are now available on Facebook
. The Grill 'Em All Truck has two burgers named in honor of the band the "Waste 'Em All" and the "Witte." All those present were treated to an old-school listening party featuring a Scion xB car stereo and the title track off the new Municipal Waste album 'The Fatal Feast', which is due out in North America on April 10th.
Behemoth is twelve shows into their European tour now alongside with Cannibal Corpse, Legion Of The Damned, Misery Index, Suicide Silence and Nexus Inferi. Nergal has just sent us his thoughts on shows Behemoth have played so far: "We are in the middle of this tour and on behalf of the band I must state that's probably the best European run we've done ever! And it's not just courtesy but a fact. Never seen European venues so crowded and enthusiastically reacting to our show. I know, we've been away for a while, the band's future was a big question mark and if you ask me, I have to say I was seriously worried If I can pull it off at all."
The Civil Wars are #10 on the Billboard 200 chart, #1 on the Billboard Independent chart and #16 on the Canadian Soundscan chart. The massive sales increase in North America comes a year after the band's debut album, 'Barton Hollow', which is available through Dine Alone Records in Canada, was originally released and a week after the duo won Best Folk Album and Best Country Duo/Group Performance at 54th annual Grammy Awards. In addition to winning two awards, the duo performed 60 seconds of the album's title track on the live broadcast.
Starting February 28th, songs from 'InCaseOfStaresUseFire', Oh No Not Stereo's latest album, will be featured on Tapulous, Inc.'s newest version of their ever popular game, 'Tap Tap Revenge 4'. Known as the longest-running and most downloaded music game app, Oh No Not Stereo will be featured alongside artists such as Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Linkin Park, Katy Perry, My Chemical Romance and so many more!
New Orleans, Louisiana's sons of blackened death n' roll, Goatwhore, broke Billboard Magazine's Top 200 Current Albums chart coming in at #171 with their latest release 'Blood For The Master', which sold over 3,100 copies in its first week. 'Blood For The Master', which just hit streets on February 14th, also debuted on the following Billboard charts: #4 on the Heatseeker (New Artist) chart, #12 on the Current Hard Music chart, #21 on the Hard Music Chart (overall), and #31 on Top Independent Albums chart and hit iTunes Rock chart at #19.
For the past 15 years Suburban Noize Records has been waving the flag for self empowerment within the music business. The label is more than just music, it's a lifestyle movement that incorporates extreme music, sports, and fashion. To commemorate this momentous achievement, Suburban Noize has announced a special one night anniversary party on March 30th, 2012 at the Observatory in Orange County, CA.
Hot off the heels of a successful tour of Spain, The Last Vegas returned home to Chicago, IL on Tuesday only to learn that they would be packing up and hitting the road again to travel to Atlantic City, NJ to open for Guns 'N Roses at the House Of Blues this Friday, February 24th.
The Cult will make its 2012 concert debut when the band plays the "South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival" next month, headlining the Auditorium Shores Stage on Saturday, March 17th. The Auditorium Shores Stage show will be free and open to the public, and The Cult will take the stage at 8:00PM. Both Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy will be available for select Canadian media while in Austin.
At long last, Milo - the charismatic frontman of The Descendents - is once again available in Throbblehead form. Milo V2 is limited to 2000 numbered units, stands at 7 inches tall, and is made of a lightweight polyresin.
Now, Voyager announced that Macbeth selected them out of 500 submissions to enter their Groezrock 2012 competition. The professional jury of Macbeth selected them - as one of the 20 bands - to continue in the next round of this competition.
Third Time Lucky Rekords is pleased to announce the 'Up And Comers' series. Ever catch a band at a show that you never heard of that just blew you away? A band that you knew, if a label just gave these guys a chance, then they would just kill it? Same goes for Third Time Lucky Rekords.
Close Your Eyes is set to play this year's "Bamboozle" on May 19th! Guitarist/vocalist Brett Callaway made a special video regarding the "Bamboozle" announcement for fans which you can watch HERE
. The band has also released the music video for "Erie" which you can watch below.
It's not often that rock fans get the chance to catch Lemmy fronting another band besides the legendary Motörhead. But on March 17th, Lemmy's rockabilly outfit, HeadCat, will be rocking the Roxy Theater (located at 9009 West Sunset Boulevard, in West Hollywod, California). Joined by Stray Cats drummer Slim Jim Phantom and Rockats guitarist Danny B. Harvey, the trio will be performing tunes from the critically acclaimed 'Walk the Walk…Talk the Talk,' which is released via the Niji Entertainment Group.
In anticipation of their forthcoming new 2012 studio album, Shadows Fall are reaching out to fans to ask for help in designing their official new band logo. The design contest, presented by MetalSucks, is launching February 21st through Talenthouse where fans can submit their original designs through March 14th.
Ripple Music is proud to announce that the rising hard-rock band from Northern Ireland, Trucker Diablo, in addition to being scheduled to appear at "Hammerfest" next month, have just made their debut on the hit game "Rock Band™" for XBox.
Alt/rockers Redlight King have hit Top Ten at Active Rock Radio with their new song "Bullet In My Hand," with many markets showing the song in their Top Five including Chicago, Phoenix and Nashville. To cap it off, Redlight King will perform "Bullet In My Hand" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC Thursday, February 23rd at 11:30pm.
The Images Festival is proud to begin 2012 with a special screening of 'Sleeping Nights Awake', a documentary on Sonic Youth shot by high school students. The screening takes place on Wednesday, February 29th at The Garrison, 1197 Dundas Street West (19+, licensed) and will be followed by a live performance by Sonic Youth tribute band Shaking Hell - a Toronto indie super-group featuring members of Republic Of Safety, Neck and Mean Red Spiders formed especially for this evening - playing a set of SY's hits. Advance tickets are $10 and are available at Soundscapes at 572 College Street and at Rotate This at 801 Queen Street West.
Razor & Tie has signed Emerson, Lake & Palmer to an exclusive new multi-year, multi-rights licensing deal for North America. Razor & Tie will re-issue ELP's prestigious back catalogue with the first release, 'The Best Of Emerson Lake & Palmer: Come & See The Show' available now for purchase. The best of, 14-track compilation includes some of the band's most beloved compositions including "Lucky Man," "From The Beginning," "I Believe In Father Christmas," and the full 9-minute version of the classic, "Fanfare For The Common Man."