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Megadeth Aiming To Start Working on New Album By End of 2017

Megadeth recently kicked off their summer tour with Meshuggah, Tesseract and Lillake, and while they’ll be heading back on the road this fall with Scorpions, the band are also aiming to return to the studio to begin working on the follow-up to 2016’s Dystopia. Related: …And Now, A Very Serious Conversation About Megadeth’s New Beer…

Rumor: Nikki Sixx Wanted As New ‘American Idol’ Judge

Nikki Sixx has a lot on his plate already, and a new report indicates he could be taking on yet another new job. Related: New Sixx A.M. Album Due Out November 18th Eight Crazy Nights In Rock History No, Motley Crue is Not Reuniting… About This Nikki Sixx “Unofficially Retired” Business…

Gene Simmons Contributing To New Ace Frehley Album

Gene Simmons seems to be taking a page from KISS partner Paul Stanley's book in helping former guitarist Ace Frehley on his next solo album. Related: Report: Ace Frehley To Rejoin KISS ICYMI: KISS Arena Football Team Reportedly Folds How Did Other Rockers Fare on ‘Celebrity Apprentice?’ New Gene Simmons Book Due Out In November

Iron Maiden Comic Book in the Works

Iron Maiden is planning what might be the loudest comic book in the world this summer. Related: In Other Rock News...(July 7th) In Other Rock News…(September 27th) Bruce Dickinson Takes Part In Local Hockey Team’s Charity Event Chester Bennington and Other Great Rock Screams

Looks Like Jimmy Page’s Feud with Pop Singer Robbie Williams is Over

Jimmy Page has received what many consider a long-overdue apology from British pop singer Robbie Williams for calling the Led Zeppelin founder mentally ill. Related: Jimmy Page Releases Statement On “Stairway” Trial Jimmy Page On Zeppelin Playing Live On The BBC In Other Rock News…(September 20th) VIDEO: Jimmy Page Playing Air Guitar Is All Of…

6 Rock Albums You Need To Have On A Road Trip

Summertime is the best time for a road trip, and besides car snacks, the next most essential thing to have for your upcoming road trip is some good tunes. Related: Chester Bennington and Other Great Rock Screams ICYMI: GN’R Expand “Not In This Lifetime…” Tour Axl Sued By Former GN’R Keyboardist Money Keeps Pouring In…

Recap of MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert Honoring U2’s Adam Clayton

U2 played a three-song set on Monday night (June 26) to honor bassist Adam Clayton as he received the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert at the PlayStation Theater in New York City.  Related: U2 News Round-Up: Bono’s Meeting in D.C., Adam Clayton’s MusiCares Award WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look At…

Tool Inching Closer to Completing New Album

The latest update on Tool's next album comes from bassist Justin Chancellor, who says the group is "about 90 percent there" on its long-awaited follow-up to 2005's 10,000 Days. Related: In Other Rock News…(August 18th) Maynard James Keenan Finally Recording Vocal On New Tool Album In Other Rock News… (March 22) In Other Rock News…(March…

A Tony Iommi/Brian May Album Could Become a Reality

Now that he has some time on his hands after “The End” of Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi is turning his attention to another project on his bucket list -- a collaborative album with Brian May of Queen. Related: 5 Things The Remind Us Of Brian May Brian May Updates Fans On His Health Tony Iommi…

TSO Confirm 2017 Tour in the Works

Though it's been acknowledged previously, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has made it official; The group WILL tour again this year in the wake of founder and creative director Paul O'Neill's death. Related: TSO Founder Paul O’Neill Dead At 61 Cause of Death for TSO’s Paul O’Neill Confirmed

About This Nikki Sixx “Unofficially Retired” Business…

Many fans that follow Nikki Sixx on Facebook were greeted with a surprising status update today saying that he has “no immediate tour plans” and that he’s “unofficially retired.” Related: New Sixx A.M. Album Due Out November 18th Eight Crazy Nights In Rock History Nikki Sixx Recovering From Hip Replacement Surgery No, Motley Crue is…

WATCH: NIN on ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’

If you’re a Nine Inch Nails fan and have been all about the Showtime reboot of Twin Peaks, then it was a damn fine episode last night (June 26.) Related: There’s Still Hope For New NIN Music In 2016 LISTEN: New NIN Track “Burning Bright (Field On Fire)" ICYMI: NIN Announce First Shows In Three…

Liam Gallagher Announces North American Tour Dates

Liam Gallagher is coming to North America as a solo act for the first time.  Related: In Other Rock News…(October 4th) Liam Gallagher Slams Noel Gallagher For Not Appearing at One Love Manchester Noel Gallagher Donating Royalties To Manchester Terrorist Attack Victims Manchester Concert Officials Issue Statement About Noel Gallagher’s Absence

VIDEO: U2 Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Toronto

U2 used its stop in Toronto on Friday (June 23) to pay tribute to Canadian music and literary legend Leonard Cohen. Related: WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Edge's Fender Signature Guitar U2 Tapped For Children’s Hospital Charity Show Bono And The Edge Get Their Pun On For Charity Giveaway U2 Announce Additional ‘Joshua Tree’ Tour…

Want to Own Some of Bill Ward’s Drum Gear? Here’s Your Chance!

Now that Black Sabbath has reached “The End,” drummer Bill Ward -- who hasn't been with the group, anyway, since 2012 -- is selling off a big batch of his gear. Related: Looks Like Bill Ward Won’t Be Joining Sabbath For U.K. Dates “The End” Isn’t Near For The Drama Between Ozzy Osbourne & Bill…

Foo News Round-Up: New Song, Glastonbury Rider Leaked

Foo Fighters have debuted yet another song from the group's upcoming new album.  Related: Mike Watt Talks Tour With Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters Report: Foo Fighters Working On New Album WATCH: Foo Fighters’ Performance Breaks Curfew, Crowd Finishes Song Foo Fighters Round-Up: New Song Unveiled, Grohl’s Daughter Joins Band on Stage

VIDEO: Angus Young Joins GN’R on Stage for “Whole Lotta Rosie”

AC/DC's Angus Young was back on stage with Guns N' Roses this week, joining the group Thursday night (June 22) in Hannover, Germany. Related: GN’R, Angus Young Perform Together At Sydney Gig ICYMI: GN’R Expand “Not In This Lifetime…” Tour Axl Sued By Former GN’R Keyboardist All Signs Point To More GN’R Tour Dates

Sabbath ‘The Ten Year War” Box Set Due Out September 29

It may be “The End” of Black Sabbath, but the metal legends have yet to stop with new releases. Related: In Other Rock News…(August 23rd) Sabbath News Round-Up: Osbournes Buyout Sabbath Auction, ‘Paranoid’ Reissue On The Way 5 Rock Moments That Defined 2016 Tony Iommi Hopes To Make Up With Bill Ward

Dave Grohl Hints At New Foo Fighters Album Details

Dave Grohl has teased some information about Foo Fighters' new album, Concrete And Gold, which is due out September 15. Related: Dave Grohl’s Mother Pens Book About Mothers Who Raised Rock Stars Mike Watt Talks Tour With Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters Dave Grohl Won’t Perform At The Grammys After All VIDEO: Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic…

‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Platinum Plaque Up For Auction

You can hang a platinum album plaque for Pink Floyd's classic The Dark Side of the Moon on your wall -- if you have the money for it. Related: In Other Rock News…(June 29th) July 7, 2006: Syd Barrett Dies WATCH: New Clip From Upcoming Pink Floyd Box Set New Pink Floyd Box Set Out…

Gene Simmons Withdraws Devil Horns Trademark Application

Bowing to peer pressure or perhaps legal advice -- or even common sense -- KISS' Gene Simmons has withdrawn his application to trademark the popular devil's horns hand gesture used to musicians and fans. Related: Demon Makeup Lessons From Gene Simmons Gene Simmons Books Comic Con Gigs With Solo Band POLL: Favorite Custom Guitar Feature…

Chris Cornell Appearing on New Johnny Cash Album

Fair warning; This one gets a little creepy. It turns out that Chris Cornell will be appearing on another late music icon's upcoming posthumous album. Related: ‘Singles’ Soundtrack Getting 25th Anniversary Re-release New Soundgarden Doc Now Just About Chris Cornell Reactions & Updates After Chris Cornell's Passing Chris Cornell News Round-Up: New Video, Family Father’s…

ICYMI: Corey Taylor Responds to Chad Kroeger’s “Nickelback Lite" Comments

The recent animosity between Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor and Nickelback's Chad Kroeger is turning into a full-blown beef. Related: POLL: Chad Kroeger’s Comments on Stone Sour/Slipknot: Warranted or Crossed the Line? New Corey Taylor Book Due Out July 2017 What To Expect From Stone Sour’s Upcoming Album Dave “Big Shirt” Nicholls, Sound Engineer For…

Chris Cornell News Round-Up: New Video, Family Father’s Day Tributes

Chris Cornell contributed the song “The Promise” to the 2016 film of the same name, which told the history of the Armenian Genocide.  In honor of World Refugee Day, an official video for the song has been released featuring the late Cornell. Related: ‘Singles’ Soundtrack Getting 25th Anniversary Re-release New Soundgarden Doc Now Just About…

POLL: Will We Ever See A Full Van Halen Reunion?

Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony celebrates his birthday today (June 20,) and while he’s kept himself busy playing in Chickenfoot and The Circle, many are still wondering if we’ll see him in Van Halen again. Related: New Van Halen Book On The Way DLR Top Donor For Michael Anthony’s Charity Walk Team Hagar Continues…

Child No. 8 Could Be The Last Time Mick Jagger Becomes A Father

Maybe the last time, we don't know, but Mick Jagger's brother had an interesting Father's Day suggestion: Getting a vasectomy. Related: Papa Is A Rolling Stone…At Least For Mick Jagger And His Girlfriend Papa Is A Rolling Stone…Literally Name Of Mick Jagger’s New Son Is Quite The Mouthful Rock’s Latest Mystery: Mick Jagger’s Secret Memoir

WATCH: “Kids React to Iron Maiden”

Anytime children can be introduced to metal is a good thing, so the latest installment of FBE’s “Kids React to…” series definitely caught our eye. Related: In Other Rock News...(July 7th) In Other Rock News…(September 27th) Bruce Dickinson Takes Part In Local Hockey Team’s Charity Event "Run to the Hills" and 4 Other Songs About…

A Perfect Circle Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Didn’t catch A Perfect Circle during their round of spring tour dates?  You’ll have another chance this fall! Related: In Other Rock News…(March 30) New Albums From Tool, A Perfect Circle May Not Be Coming Out In 2017

Foo Fighters Round-Up: New Song Unveiled, Grohl’s Daughter Joins Band on Stage

Foo Fighters gave their summer tour an auspicious launch on Friday, June 16, at the Secret Solstice festival in Reykjavik, Iceland.  Related: New Live LP Revisits Mike Watt/Eddie Vedder/Foo Fighters Tour Mike Watt Talks Tour With Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters Report: Foo Fighters Working On New Album WATCH: Foo Fighters’ Performance Breaks Curfew, Crowd Finishes…

FFDP Performing Free Show in the Netherlands

Five Finger Death Punch returns to the scene of the "crime" tonight (June 19) to make good to fans in Tilburg, the Netherlands with a free show. Related: ICYMI: Ivan Moody Ends FFDP Show Early, Sites Family Issue FFDP Finish New Album Report: Ivan Moody Says He’s Leaving FFDP Latest FFDP Live Drama Causing Speculation…

ShipRocked 2018 Headlined By Stone Sour, Seether, In This Moment

Ahoy, motherf*ckers!  If you’re already looking into vacation options for winter 2018, you’ll want to check out ShipRocked. Related: ICYMI: Ozzy, KISS, Korn Headlining Chicago Open Air Festival Korn, Shinedown Headlining Rise Above Fest Korn/Stone Sour Full Summer Tour Schedule Revealed Shaun Morgan Talks New Seether Album

Royal Blood on Writing on the Road, Touring America

Royal Blood’s second studio album How Did We Get So Dark? is out now and considering how much touring the duo did in support of their debut, it should come as no surprise that some of the new album with written on the road. Related: Royal Blood Posts Mysterious “2017” Tease VIDEO: Royal Blood Teases New…

Metallica Getting the Funko Treatment

If you’re a metalhead and a collector of Funko’s Pop! Figure line, we have some great news:  Metallica will soon be honored with their own set! Related: Yeah-Yeah! It's James Hetfield's Birthday! ICYMI: Metallica’s New Track “Atlas, Rise!” 6 Box Sets For Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Lars Explains Just How Mad James Was About GRAMMY Sound…

WATCH: New Stone Sour Video “Mercy”

Stone Sour is about two weeks out from the release of their sixth studio album Hydrograd, and they’ve dropped yet another new video. Related: What To Expect From Stone Sour’s Upcoming Album New Corey Taylor Book Due Out July 2017 ICYMI: Stone Sour Teasing Song Lyrics In Mysterious FB Posts WATCH: New Stone Sour Video…

Dave Grohl’s Note To Fan Will Warm Your Heart

Dave Grohl has scored more good guy points this week when he comforted the husband of a Foo Fighters' fan who recently passed away. Related: New Live LP Revisits Mike Watt/Eddie Vedder/Foo Fighters Tour Mike Watt Talks Tour With Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters How Do We Love Dave Grohl? Let Us Count The Ways… Dave…

Ivan Moody Exiting FFDP Tour

After releasing a statement to provide some damage control following their chaotic show in the Netherlands, Ivan Moody will be exiting Five Finger Death Punch’s current European tour to tend to his known struggles with substance abuse, with Bad Wolves vocalist Tommy Vext subbing in. Related: Ivan Moody Exits FFDP Tour; All That Remains’ Phil…