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  • Foo Fighters preview new song from Sonic Highways

    The Foo Fighters are sharing a preview of a second song from their forthcoming album, “Sonic Highways.” A short video clip posted by Twitter’s head of music, Bob Moczydlowsky, on Friday features a test pressing of the band's new album playing on a turntable. “Holy guitars, Batman! New @foofighters record makes 'em sound 100 feet tall,” he tweeted. The footage was also shared by the group via

  • Led Zeppelin tops the hennemusic Hot 10

    Led Zeppelin tops this week’s hennemusic Hot 10. A Led Zeppelin classic has been voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by the listeners of BBC Radio 2. Read all about it in this week’s top story! The HH10 is a list of the most-viewed rock news stories in the past week by hennemusic readers. For a full list of hennemusic Hot 10 charts, check out the archives here. hennemusic Hot 10

  • Billy Idol’s father dies

    Billy Idol’s father, William Alfred Broad, passed away on August 7th at the age of 90. No details regarding the cause of death has been announced. On Saturday, Billy posted an In Loving Memory card of his father on his Whosay account along with the caption, “RIP William Alfred Broad laid to rest today….” A Condolence Bill Broad Facebook page has been created and is active here. This past

  • VIDEO: Metallica bassist performs Metallica medley with Rodrigo y Gabriela

    Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo joined Rodrigo y Gabriela for the encore of their August 17th show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO, and the duo are sharing pro-shot video of the performance. The trio played a tribute to Metallica that featured a medley of "Orion", "For Whom The Bell Tolls", "The Frayed Ends Of Sanity" and "Battery." The Mexican guitar duo of Rodrigo Sanchez and

  • Ramones film to be directed by Martin Scorsese

    Martin Scorsese will direct a film about punk pioneers The Ramones. Billboard reports the director is already on board for the project, one of several in the planning stages as the band approaches the 40th anniversary of the release of their legendary and influential self-titled debut album in 2016. In addition to the film, a documentary, a theatrical play and a book are also planned to

  • Bruce Springsteen to publish children’s book Outlaw Pete

    Bruce Springsteen will publish a children’s book, “Outlaw Pete”, on November 4. The rocker teamed up with Frank Caruso on the project, which is based on the celebrated song about a bank-robbing baby whose exploits become a meditation on sin, fate, and free will. Both the song (from Springsteen’s 2009 album “Working On A Dream”) and the new book “Outlaw Pete” were inspired by a children’s book,

  • Lenny Kravitz previews new video for The Chamber

    Lenny Kravitz has issued a second preview of the video for “The Chamber”, the lead single from his forthcoming album, “Strut.” Directed by Anthony Mandler, the full clip will be issued on September 4. Due September 23, “Strut” is Lenny’s tenth studio album and first since 2011’s “Black And White America.” Kravitz will launch a world tour in support of “Strut” in Moscow on October 22. See

  • VIDEO: Buckcherry perform acoustic set at WDHA New Jersey

    Buckcherry played an acoustic set live on 105.5 WDHA-FM in Dover, New Jersey recently, and the station is sharing video of the performance. The California rockers delivered acoustic versions of “Crazy Bitch” and “Everything”, as well as “Say Fuck It”, the lead single from their newly-released EP, “Fuck.” The track is a cover of Icona Pop's hit song, "I Love It", which the band renamed "Say F*

  • Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee shares new drum solo video

    Tommy Lee of Motley Crue is sharing new video of “The Cruecifly”, his drum solo on the band’s farewell tour. The solo sees the rocker move around the arena on a rollercoaster track during the performance. Last month, Lee and the Crue kicked off their 2-year farewell tour with special guest Alice Cooper. North American dates are set to wrap up November 22 in Spokane, Washington. The band

  • New AC/DC album update

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is sharing an update on the band’s new album, recorded this spring in Vancouver without founding member Malcolm Young. “It was done in 10 days, and I’ve never played better,” Rudd told Triple M radio in Sydney, Australia, describing the new music as “stellar.” “I hope it’s as good as I remember when I came away from the studio,” he added. “It’s pretty damn good.” (Ed

  • Alter Bridge 10th anniversary box set now available

    Production of “Alter Bridge X”, the 10th anniversary limited-edition, 27-disc box set by rockers Alter Bridge, has been completed and the package is now available for shipping worldwide. After taking pre-orders that involved personalized engraving for the project, which was originally planned for a spring release, the group are now sharing video of the final assembly of the massive collection.

  • VIDEO: Slash performs World On Fire title track in Denver

    Slash performed the title track to his forthcoming album, “World On Fire”, at a recent show in Denver and video from the concert is available. The song has been a part of Slash’s setlist this summer as he travels across North America on Aerosmith’s Let Rock Rule tour. Due September 16, “World On Fire” was recorded with Slash’s touring band, Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, and producer

  • Queen update unreleased Freddie Mercury album project

    Queen drummer Roger Taylor is sharing an update on “Queen Forever”, a new album due later this year that will include unreleased songs featuring the late Freddie Mercury. The project sees Taylor and guitarist Brian May recording new backing tracks to the Mercury material, just as they did for 1995’s “Made In Heaven” album, and is expected to include at least one duet between Freddie and Michael

  • VIDEO: Led Zeppelin preview expanded Led Zeppelin IV reissue

    Led Zeppelin have released a new video preview of the upcoming expanded reissue of their 1971 album, “Led Zeppelin IV”, due on October 28. The second round of reissues begins with one of the most artistically influential and commercially successful albums in the history of music. Released in November 1971, the album — which is officially untitled — defined the sound of rock music for a

  • VIDEO: Lady Gaga performs with Queen in Sydney

    Lady Gaga performed with Queen and Adam Lambert as a surprise guest at the Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday, and fan-filmed video from the show has surfaced. The Sydney Morning Herald reports Gaga appeared on stage wearing a black curly wig, a revealing bejewelled black jumpsuit and lethal-looking stilettos for the hit “Another One Bites The Dust.” Gaga and Lambert delighted

  • ZZ Top and Jeff Beck suspend tour following injury

    ZZ Top and Jeff Beck have suspended their remaining tour dates, effective immediately, following an injury to bassist Dusty Hill. Hill slipped and fell on his hip while aboard his tour bus Tuesday night; as a result of his injury, which requires immediate attention, ZZ Top performance dates have been temporarily suspended while he recovers. The first show affected by the news is Wednesday (

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan career-spanning 12-disc box set due this fall

    Stevie Ray Vaughan’s career will be celebrated this fall with the release of “Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: The Complete Epic Recordings Collection”, a 12-disc box set due October 28. The set brings together, for the first time, the entirety of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble's official studio and live album catalogue, including the inaugural commercial release of “A Legend In

  • VIDEO: Robert Plant takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Robert Plant has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness and funds for ALS research. The Led Zeppelin singer had two ice buckets poured over his head while passing the challenge on to Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Elton John and Peter Gabriel. The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – known as Lou Gehrig’s

  • Nickelback announce new album No Fixed Address

    Canadian rockers Nickelback will release their new album, "No Fixed Address", on November 4. The project will be the group’s first for Republic Records, after many years on Roadrunner. "We are very excited to be releasing new music for our fans and feel it's some of our strongest material to date,” said frontman Chad Kroeger. “During the recording process as we looked toward the next chapter,

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