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Sully Erna and "Diamond" Dallas Page

First up it's Sully Erna from Godsmack. His new solo album is called "Hometown Life" and drops September 30th. If you're looking to hear a heavy Godsmack record, this is not for you. We talked about what the writing process is for his solo stuff vs. Godsmack, the tour, what inspired him, a track with…
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A nude Iggy Pop art exhibit is opening in Brooklyn

For some reason, an exhibit featuring 21 drawings of Iggy Pop naked will run from November 4th to March 26th at the Brooklyn Museum. (CAREFUL!  You will see full frontal nudity in these drawings.) SEE SOME OF THE ART HERE Iggy Pop Life Class at Brooklyn Museum Preview the result of the frontman/life model's collaboration with Jeremy…

Fan Plays With Alice In Chains (NSFW)

At a recent show in North Charleston, S.C., a fan who held up a shirt that said "Let Me Play Drums On "Would?" got his wish. Check out the video of the fan jammin' with the guys for the final song of the night. NSFW language. Fan plays drums with Alice In Chains Alice in…

Traver Rabin Interview

Trevor Rabin joined Yes back in 1982 and together they created a new era for the already legendary band. Trevor left the band in 1995 and became one of the premier film score composers of the last 20 years. Trevor is now re-joining his Yes band mates Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman to form ARW.…

Update On New Soundgarden Album

Though other commitments continue to interfere, Soundgarden is still planning to record another new album to follow up to 2012's King Animal, which was the group's first new release in 16 years.

Hetfield Reflects On Cliff Burton

Metallica frontman James Hetfield took a moment on Tuesday (September 27) to pay tribute to the group's late original bassist Cliff Burton on the 30th anniversary of his death.

New STP Singer?

Check out John Borja's audition tape for Stone Temple Pilots. He's the Filipino singer who is rumored to be the new front-man. If they're looking for someone that sounds a lot like Scott Weiland, I think they found him. Stone Temple Pilots Singer Submission/Audition - John Borja (12-song STP Medley) This is a 12-song medley…

Details On The Rolling Stones’ ‘Havana Moon’

The Rolling Stones went big when they played in Havana, Cuba for the first time in the band’s history performing a free show in front of an estimated one million people, so it should be no surprise that they’re going big in commemorating the historical show.

ICYMI: Green Day Reschedule Postponed Tour Dates

Green Day are underway with their U.S. club tour after a bit of a delay due to the band and crew coming down with an undisclosed illness, but there is some good news to report, especially for fans in St. Louis, Chicago and Detroit.

Sin City Takeover is BACK!!!

The Riff is giving you a chance to invade the Las Vegas strip! You could join Dave, Chuck, Lisa, Andy, James, Anne, Meltdown & Screaming Scott as they broadcast LIVE from the heart of the strip. Make sure you listen to find out when you can win OR text VEGAS to 4WRIF to receive a…

WATCH: Metallica On Cliff Burton

The biggest tragedy in Metallica’s history happened 30 years ago today (September 27th) when bassist Cliff Burton tragically died in a bus accident while the band was on tour in Europe.  Burton was only 24.

New Metallica - Moth Into Flame

Check out the latest song to come out from the upcoming "Hardwired....To Self-Destruct" called "Moth Into Flame". The new cd drops November 18th. Listen to my Radio Chatter interview with Kirk Hammett as he talked about the cd, tour and lots more here. Metallica: Moth Into Flame (Official Music Video) The first video from Metallica's…

Undercover Sound System 9.26.16

1. The Boxer Rebellion - "Let's Disappear" (Kobalt) 2. Honeyblood - "Ready For The Magic" (Fat Cat) 3. Beach Slang - "Punks In A Disco Bar" (Polyvinyl) 4. Tender - "Violence" (Partisan) 5. Fil Bo Riva - "Like Eye Did" (PIAS) 6. Angelo Moore & The Brand New Step - "Brand New Step" (Ropeadope) 7.…