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  • VIDEO: David Bowie previews theme for TV series The Last Panthers

    David Bowie is previewing “Blackstar”, a song he was commissioned to write as the theme for a new crime series, The Last Panthers, premiering next month on Sky Atlantic. A portion of the tune can be heard over the opening credits to the 6-episode program, which will star Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim and John Hurt when it debuts on November 12. Bowie hooked up with director Johan Renck to

  • Megadeth: Dave Mustaine lists California home for $5.3 million

    Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has listed his estate in the northern San Diego, California community of Fallbrook for sale at $5.375 million. The Los Angeles Times reports the 9.5-acre spread includes vineyards, pastureland and a pond. Built in 1990, the country English-style main residence features 5,345 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and ten fireplaces.

  • Don Henley to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    Don Henley will perform on ABC-TV’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, October 8. The Eagles drummer is promoting his newly-released fifth solo album, “Cass County.” The country-inspired project sees Henley joined by guests including Mick Jagger, Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert and Merle Haggard. “Cass County” recently scored Henley the highest US charting solo album in his career when it debuted

  • AUDIO: Monster Magnet stream Cobras And Fire album ahead of release

    Monster Magnet are streaming their forthcoming album, “Cobras And Fire (The Mastermind Redux)”, in full ahead of its release on October 9. The project sees the New Jersey band overhaul their 2010 album, “Mastermind”, with revamped instrumentation including organ, piano and sitars…following the work they did with 2013’s “Last Patrol” for its reissue as “Milking The Stars: A Re-imagining Of Last

  • VIDEO: Metallica perform Harvester Of Sorrow in Quebec City

    Metallica are sharing footage of a performance of “Harvester Of Sorrow” from a September 16 show in Quebec City. The tune was the lead single from the band’s fourth album, 1988’s “…And Justice For All”, which peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 on its way to racking up sales of more than 8 million copies in the States alone. Metallica’s video highlight package also includes drummer Lars

  • VIDEO: Rush premiere Roll The Bones from R40 Live concert film

    Rush are premiering footage of “Roll The Bones” from their forthcoming concert film, “R40 Live.” Due November 20, the package captures the band in concert over two nights this past June, marking the first time Rush have filmed in their hometown of Toronto in almost 20 years. Named after Rush’s 40th anniversary box set, “R40”, the tour may the last one of its size for the group. The title

  • AUDIO: Kurt Cobain demo of Sappy previews Montage Of Heck soundtrack

    Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s solo demo recording of the tune “Sappy” has been issued as a preview to the forthcoming package, “Kurt Cobain – Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings.” Originally captured as part of a series of four-track recordings Cobain made in 1988 while living in Olympia, Washington, the demo will appear on the companion soundtrack to Brett Morgen’s documentary “Kurt Cobain:

  • AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd loses conviction appeal

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has lost his appeal against conviction and an 8-month home detention sentence. The New Zealand Herald reports Rudd’s appeal that the sentence on his guilty pleas to charges of threatening to kill a contractor, possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis was excessive was dismissed in Tauranga District Court on Tuesday. Justice Raynor Asher denied Rudd’s

  • VIDEO: Van Halen close out 2015 tour at the Hollywood Bowl

    Van Halen closed out their 2015 North American tour with two shows at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend. The 3-month run in support their latest release, “Tokyo Dome Live In Concert”, kicked off in Seattle on July 5 with a set that mixed rarities and classics – including a pair of live debuts. The band performed “Light Up The Sky” from 1979’s “Van Halen II” and the “Women And Children

  • Alter Bridge to record fifth album in 2016

    Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti says the band will hit the studio in the New Year to record a new album. "We're gonna go in the studio in January, February and March to finish the fifth Alter Bridge album,” Tremonti tells the Metal Hammer Magazine Show on Team Rock Radio. "It takes three or four months to set up an album, so after we've recorded the Alter Bridge record, me and [singer]

  • VIDEO: Foo Fighters perform Pink Floyd classic from The Wall

    Foo Fighters performed the Pink Floyd classic, “In The Flesh?”, during their set at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on October 2. The cover of the opening track from 1979’s “The Wall” appeared during the finale of the group’s headlining show on the first night of the event, which also saw appearances by Billy Idol, Royal Blood and Gary Clark Jr., among others. The Foo Fighters will

  • The Darkness may change band name with help from fans

    Frontman Justin Hawkins of The Darkness says the UK rockers may change the name of the band – with some help from their fans. “We were toying with changing the name of the band,” Hawkins tells Chris Jericho on the latest edition of his Talk Is Jericho podcast. “It’s a slightly controversial maneuver at this point. But I don’t know, we might have to run a competition on Facebook to change the

  • Don Henley lands US Top 5 debut with Cass County

    Don Henley has landed his highest US charting solo album ever with “Cass County.” Billboard reports Henley’s fifth solo set debuts at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 with opening week sales of 89,000 copies. The country-inspired project also scores No. 1 slots on both the Top Album Sales chart and the Top Country Albums chart. The Eagles drummer’s first release in 15 years sees him joinedby guests

  • Megadeth confirm Dystopia album release

    Megadeth will release their 15th album, “Dystopia”, on January 22. The band confirmed the project’s album title and unveiled the cover artwork after premiering the lead single, “Fatal Illusion.” Recorded in Nashville, the album was co-produced by frontman Dave Mustaine and mixed by Lamb Of God producer Josh Wilbur. The follow-up to 2013’s “Super Collider” features new guitarist Kiko Loureiro

  • AUDIO: Megadeth premiere new single Fatal Illusion

    Megadeth are premiering “Fatal Illusion” as the lead track from their forthcoming album. The band recently teased the tune with an online countdown on their website and a series of social media posts that saw the song unveiled a little at a time. The follow-up to 2013’s “Super Collider” was recorded in Nashville and features new guitarist Kiko Loureiro and guest drummer Chris Adler from Lamb

  • John Fogerty announces Las Vegas residency

    John Fogerty will play an 8-show residency at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas in the New Year. Running January 8-23, “Peace, Love And Creedence” will see Fogerty extend his “1969” summer tour show by performing music from the three albums he released that year with CCR, including “Bayou Country”, “Green River” and “Willy And The Poor Boys.” “Peace, love and Vegas!,” says Fogerty. “I’m

  • AUDIO: ZZ Top guitarist debuts Slim Harpo blues classic

    ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons is premiering a cover of the Slim Harpo blues classic “Got Love If You Want It”, as a preview to his debut solo album, “Perfectamundo.” Harpo’s 1957 single was the b-side to his classic track, “I’m A King Bee”, a song which went on to establish the bluesman before it was covered by several others – including The Rolling Stones in 1964 – on its way to earning a

  • VIDEO: ZZ Top guitarist previews debut solo album

    ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons is sharing a behind the scenes preview of his forthcoming debut solo album, “Perfectamundo.” Due November 6, Gibbons co-produced the project with Joe Hardy and recorded it in Houston, Los Angeles, Austin and Pontevedra, Spain. The Cuban music-inspired record sees the ZZ Top guitarist joined by a handpicked group of musicians dubbed The BFG’s. BFG & Co.

  • The Rolling Stones top the hennemusic Hot 10

    The Rolling Stones top this week’s hennemusic Hot 10. The band have announced plans to release “From the Vault: Live at the Tokyo Dome 1990” on DVD and Blu-ray. The show from the band’s world tour in support of 1989’s “Steel Wheels” was one of 10 played at the Tokyo venue, which marked the first series of concerts the Stones ever performed in Japan. Read all about it in this week’s top story