• Calgary mass-murder suspect posted Megadeth references before killings

    The suspect in the worst mass-murder in Calgary’s history posted two references to Megadeth hours before he allegedly went on a killing spree at a house party that claimed the lives of five university students in the Canadian city early Tuesday morning. The National Post reports a Facebook page believed to belong to the suspect, 22 year-old Matthew de Grood, featured an ominous status update

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  • VIDEO: Metallica classic featured in broadcast opening to NHL Playoffs

    Metallica’s 1984 classic, “For Whom The Bell Tolls”, was featured Wednesday as the opening theme to Hockey Night In Canada’s broadcast coverage of the 2014 NHL Playoffs. The video montage included the song – inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s 1940 novel of the same name – paired with a quote from the book, alongside footage of current and classic NHL action. “For Whom The Bell Tolls” was the

  • The Who to release Quadrophenia Live In London package

    On June 9 (June 10 in North America), The Who will release “Quadrophenia: Live In London”, a new package that captures the band in concert at Wembley Arena performing their 1973 classic album in its entirety on the final night of their 40th anniversary tour that celebrated the record’s original release. Filmed on July 8, 2013, the Quadrophenia performance was followed a set of the band’s

  • Soundgarden stream Black Hole Sun demo from Superunknown reissue

    Soundgarden are streaming a demo version of “Black Hole Sun” from the forthcoming 20th anniversary reissue of their 1994 album, “Superunknown.” Due June 3, the project features Soundgarden’s breakthrough release; propelled by the singles “Spoonman”, “Black Hole Sun”, “Fell On Black Days”, “My Wave” and “The Day I Tried To Live”, the album debuted at No. 1 in the US and went on to sell more

  • AC/DC to enter recording studio next month

    Following a statement by AC/DC that guitarist Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to health issues, singer Brian Johnson says the group will enter a Vancouver recording studio next month as planned. "We are definitely getting together in May in Vancouver," he told the Telegraph. "We're going to pick up some guitars, have a plonk, and see if anybody has got any tunes or ideas. If

  • VIDEO: Rob Zombie previews new live DVD

    Rob Zombie has released a video preview of his upcoming live DVD package, “The Zombie Horror Picture Show.” amzn_assoc_ad_type = "product_link"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "hennemusic-20"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_placement = "B00IQ8TSSS"; amzn_assoc_asins = "B00IQ8TSSS"; amzn_assoc_show_border = true;

  • AC/DC release statement addressing retirement rumors

    Australian rockers AC/DC have released a statement regarding the band’s status and future in the wake of rumors surrounding the health of guitarist Malcolm Young (pictured above) and their possible retirement. “After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health,” posted the band. “Malcolm would like to

  • AC/DC friend confirms health issues facing guitarist Malcolm Young

    While contradictory reports continue to surface about a possible announcement regarding the retirement of rock legends AC/DC, a friend of the band has confirmed some of the health issues facing guitarist Malcolm Young. The Sydney Morning Herald reports Choirboys frontman Mark Gable says he believes the 61-year-old founding guitarist is unable to perform anymore and will probably never record

  • Nirvana bassist comments on Rock Hall induction

    Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic is sharing his thoughts on the band’s induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame last week in New York. The Seattle band entered the Hall in their first year of eligibility, which is 25 years after the debut recording by an artist; in their case, it was based on the 1989 release of “Bleach.” “I am so happy about the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame event and how it

  • VIDEO: In the studio with Slash

    Part 8 of the “Real To Reel” series brings fans into the studio with Slash for the recording of his new album, due out later this year. The latest episode sees the guitarist, singer Myles Kennedy and producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette talking about the sessions for the follow-up to 2012’s “Apocalyptic Love.” Slash and the band will be on the road this summer across North America with Aerosmith

  • REPORT: AC/DC to retire after guitarist suffers stroke

    As rumors continue to swirl of out of Australia about a possible announcement regarding the retirement of music legends AC/DC, a new report indicates guitarist Malcolm Young recently suffered a stroke that has left a blood clot on his brain. Australian music journalist Darryl Mason reports the stroke happened about three weeks ago, just prior to the band reuniting at the start of April to

  • KISS: Ace Frehley criticizes Paul Stanley’s Rock Hall induction speech

    Following the induction of the original KISS lineup into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame last week, guitarist Ace Frehley has criticized Paul Stanley’s acceptance speech at the event. "I really didn't like some of the things Paul Stanley said in his speech, because obviously he's a little aggravated with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame," Frehley tells ABC News Radio. "I know he wanted to get

  • Former KISS guitarist raves about band’s Rock Hall induction

    Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick is sharing his thoughts in a new post about the induction of the band’s original lineup into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame last week. “Now that I'm back in LA, unpacked and exhausted, it is time to share my thoughts and experiences from my day with KISS at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony,” writes Kulick on his website. “Why is my head still

  • Sebastian Bach releases Taking Back Tomorrow lyric video

    Sebastian Bach has released a lyric video for “Taking Back Tomorrow”, a track from his forthcoming album, “Give ‘Em Hell.” Bach recently issued “Temptation” as the lead single from the project – see the video and check out behind the scenes footage about the album here. Due April 22 in North America, “Give ‘Em Hell” will feature guest appearances by Duff McKagan, John 5 (Marilyn Manson, Rob

  • Rolling Stones confirm rescheduled Australian and New Zealand shows

    The Rolling Stones have confirmed the rescheduled dates and venues for the postponed Australian and New Zealand leg of their 14 On Fire Tour. The original seven shows were postponed last month following the sudden death of Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, L’Wren Scott. Two new shows have been added to the rescheduled dates: one at Perth Arena on November 1 and the other at Hope Estate in the

  • Rolling Stones release Postcard From Asia video

    The Rolling Stones have released a new video entitled “Postcard From Asia.” The clip features behind the scenes footage from the recent Asian leg of the 14 On Fire tour, complete comments from each of the band members. “There’s not that many people that’s still alive in rock n’ roll that’ve been 50 years doing it — still doing it,” said Mick Jagger. “We’re lucky that people still want to come

  • RUMOR: AC/DC retirement announcement pending

    A rumor of out of Australia suggests AC/DC may announce their retirement from recording and touring as early as Tuesday. News Talk 3AW Melbourne reports a source tells the station’s entertainment reporter Peter Ford that the rock legends will announce the news on Tuesday, although a formal press event has not been revealed at press time. "The suggestion being put to me is that that tour will

  • Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd team up for summer tour dates

    After a successful run of shows together last year, Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd are teaming up again for a series of summer tour dates across North America. The two classic rock acts will pair up for a two-week trek starting July 10 in Bangor, Maine before wrapping things up in Detroit on July 25. "Last year's tour with our friends in Skynyrd was a fantastic time for all," said Bad Company

  • The Black Keys release title track to new album Turn Blue

    The Black Keys have released the title track from their forthcoming album, “Turn Blue”, as the project's second single. Due May 13, the project was recorded last summer and co-produced by Danger Mouse and the band. Drummer Patrick Carney said the album title could refer to several things: "A: Suffocation B: Sadness C: Numbness from extreme cold D: A Cleveland late night TV host from the 1960s