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TSO Founder Paul O’Neill Dead At 61

The music world was shaken by another surprise death on Wednesday night (April 6). Trans-Siberian Orchestra founder Paul O'Neill has passed away at the age of 61 from "chronic illness," according to the band's management and a post on its Facebook page. Related: No related posts.

David Letterman Slated To Induct Pearl Jam Into The Rock Hall

Pearl Jam will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this Friday (April 7), but it won’t be by Neil Young as previously announced. Related: In Other Rock News…(October 19th) Former Pearl Jam Drummer Issues New Statement On Rock Hall Snub Rock Hall Fan Vote Extended 2017 Rock Hall Presenters Announced

More Details On Dave Grohl’s Mother’s New Rock Star Book

Dave Grohl's mother Virginia Hanlon Grohl is sharing a bit more information about her upcoming book, From Cradle To Stage: Stories From The Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars. Related: In Other Rock News…(September 21st) Dave Grohl Apparently Has Some Pull At The Rock Hall How Do We Love Dave Grohl? Let Us Count…

April 5th, 8 Years Apart

Many events in rock history share the same anniversary, but few anniversaries are quite as tragic as April 5, 1994 and April 5, 2002. Related: Frances Bean Sings On Instagram, Internet Loses It LIST: Favorite Lefties In Honor of National Left Handers Day Frances Bean Posts Birthday Tribute To Kurt Cobain VIDEO: Dave Grohl, Krist…

In Other Rock News… (April 4)

Metallica, Aerosmith and Mastodon make up the April 4 installment of “In Other Rock News...”  Enjoy! Related: In Other Rock News…(September 6th) Metallica Under Fire For Album Cover Design VIDEO: Joe Perry Smashes A Guitar (Because He Can) Metallica Announce North American Tour Dates

Rockers With Their Own Labels

Buckcherry’s Josh Todd celebrates his birthday today (April 4), and one of the biggest advancements Buckcherry has made in the past few years is the launch of their own record label. Of course, they are not the first rock artist to do that.  In honor of Todd’s birthday, we look at a selection of bands…

The Metallica/Lady Gaga April Fool’s Joke Some Sites Fell For

A heavy metal web site’s April Fool’s story about Metallica got the best of some of its peers last week. Related: Metallica’s Surprising Grammy Duet Partner GALLERY: Metallica and Lady Gaga’s Grammy Performance Metallica Announce North American Tour Dates FLASHBACK: Jethro Tull, Metallica & the First Heavy Metal GRAMMY

Brian Johnson Hosting New Show About Tour Life

Brian Johnson may not be on the road anymore, but the exiled AC/DC singer is ready to hit your TV. Related: Lars Says He Didn’t Know Metallica Thought About Firing Him Brian Johnson Taking Part In New Music Therapy Charity Great News For Brian Johnson’s Hearing Loss Diagnosis In Other Rock News...(November 8)

LISTEN: “Lost” EVH Instrument Track

Some lost music from Eddie Van Halen, dating back more than three decades, has surfaced.   Related: Sammy Hagar Apologizes To Van Halen, Wants To Be Friends Again WATCH: Eddie Van Halen’s Smithsonian Interview EVH Donates 75 Guitars To Music Charity Chester Bennington and Other Great Rock Screams

In Other Rock News… (April 3)

The latest news from Metallica, Judas Priest and Eddie Vedder make up the April 3 edition of “In Other Rock News…”  Enjoy! Related: In Other Rock News…(July 26th) In Other Rock News…(October 31st) In Other Rock News…(August 30th) In Other Rock News…(September 14th)

Shinedown Hard At Work On New Studio Album

Shinedown has gotten busy teasing its next album. Related: …And Now, ‘Tour Talk’ With Shinedown’s Brent Smith 5 Best Rock Tours of 2016 5 Shinedown Songs That Served As WWE Themes Korn, Shinedown Headlining Rise Above Fest

Tool’s April Fool’s Day Joke Was Pretty Hilarious

Tool can’t drive 55 – which is why the group replaced frontman Maynard James Keenan with Sammy Hagar, at least for an April Fool’s Day joke online. Related: Maynard James Keenan Book Tour Featuring Special Guest Moderators In Other Rock News…(October 24th) Tool's Danny Carey: Tough AF Tool Headlining Governors Ball

Dan Auerbach Dropping New Solo LP June 2

After spending the past couple of years focusing on his band The Arcs, the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach has announced a June 2 release for his next solo album, Waiting On A Song. Related: Dan Auerbach Solo Release Expected Spring 2017 Jack White vs. Black Keys Feud Officially Over Patrick Carney Talks Comics In New…

5 Awesome AC/DC Music Videos

Angus Young celebrates his 62nd birthday today (March 31). While AC/DC's future is uncertain for now, one thing is for sure:  They've cranked out some of the best rock tracks and videos of all time.  In honor of Young's birthday, here are five of our favorite music videos from the band that are sure to…

In Other Rock News…(March 30)

A Perfect Circle, Ghost and KISS make up the March 30 installment of “In Other Rock News…”  Enjoy! Related: Paul Stanley Talks New KISS Live Release Get Ready For Ghost’s New EP In Other Rock News…(October 17th) In Other Rock News… (March 28)

Lemmy Solo Album On The Way

The late Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is, as we well know, gone but not forgotten. And he won't be any time soon. Related: In Other Rock News…(August 5th) In Other Rock News…(August 25th) In Other Rock News…(October 12th) First Induction Class Heading Into Hall Of Heavy Metal History

And The 2017 Rock Hall Inductors Are…

The full list of inductors has been revealed for next week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, taking place April 7 in Brooklyn. Related: 2017 Rock Hall Presenters Announced Rock Hall Fan Vote Extended Desert Trip: Weekend 2 Recap And The 2017 Rock Hall Nominees Are…

VIDEO PLAYLIST: Eric Clapton At Rock Hall Induction Ceremonies

The legendary Eric Clapton turns 72 today (March 30), and out of all of his accolades, he’s the only musician to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times (With The Yardbirds in 1992, with Cream in 1993 and as a solo artist in 2000.)  Related: Clapton Announces Four Additional U.S.…

Patrick Carney Talks Comics In New Marvel Online Series

The Black Keys have been quiet of late, but drummer Patrick Carney has surfaced to appear on the first episode of Marvel Entertainment's new online series Marvel's Playback, in which celebrities are asked about the impact comics have had on their lives. Related: Dan Auerbach Solo Release Expected Spring 2017 Jack White vs. Black Keys…

WATCH: Papa Roach Dine On Insects

To what lengths will a band go to promote a new album? In Papa Roach's case, they'll eat insects. Related: 2017 Rock On The Range Lineup Announced Papa Roach Release New Performance Video For “Crooked Teeth” LISTEN: New Papa Roach Track “Help” In Other Rock News…(March 27)

Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ Console Sold For $1.8M

The recording console that was used for Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon and other classic albums fetched $1.8 million at auction on Monday (March 27) by Bonhams New York. Related: In Other Rock News…(June 29th) More Pink Floyd Reissues On The Way Pink Floyd Announce Latest Titles In Vinyl Reissue Series Could…

LIST: Lollapalooza Headliners/Notable Acts From The Beginning

Today (March 29) is Perry Farrell’s birthday, and when it comes to the Jane’s Addiction frontman’s legacy, one of the things he’ll be remembered by the most is the creation of Lollapalooza. Related: In Other Rock News…(July 25th) Muse, The Killers, Arcade Fire Headlining Lollapalooza

In Other Rock News… (March 28)

Rob Halford, Ghost and Serj Tankian make up the March 28 installment of "In Other Rock News..."  Enjoy! Related: In Other Rock News…(September 19th) A Nameless Ghoul Talks Working On New Ghost LP Ghost Preps Fans For New Papa Latest On Ghost’s New LP

Not So Fast On That Aerosmith “Farewell” Tour…

For a number of months, various members of Aerosmith have been hinting that their next big tour might be their last, but it looks like something will be preventing them from their victory lap. Related: Aerosmith Bandmates Share Joe Perry Well-Wishes 5 Vintage "Rock The Vote" Ads Aerosmith Announce European Farewell Tour FLASHBACK: Kid Rock,…

VIDEO: Royal Blood Teases New Music

The long wait for new music from Royal Blood appears to be nearing an end. Related: Nickelback’s Twitter Response To Royal Blood Was Pretty Great Royal Blood Posts Mysterious “2017” Tease Muse, The Killers, Arcade Fire Headlining Lollapalooza

Stacked Lineup Announced For Hagar’s “Acoustic-4-A-Cure IV”

Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield have stacked the deck with musical friends for their fourth annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit, taking place May 15 at the Fillmore in San Francisco.  Related: In Other Rock News…(September 21st) How Do We Love Dave Grohl? Let Us Count The Ways… James Hetfield’s Latest Narration Gig May Raise More Than Just…

Billie Joe Armstrong Rants About Raiders Leaving Oakland

Count Green Day among the Oakland, Calif., residents who are none too happy about their hometown football team's imminent move to Las Vegas.  Related: September 21, 2004: Green Day Releases ‘American Idiot’ In Other Rock News…(September 30th) In Other Rock News…(October 4th) Green Day To Receive “Global Icons” Award at MTV’s EMAs

In Other Rock News…(March 27)

Stone Sour, Papa Roach, Scorpions and Megadeth make up the March 27 installment of "In Other Rock News..."  Enjoy! Related: ICYMI: Ozzy, KISS, Korn Headlining Chicago Open Air Festival Korn/Stone Sour Full Summer Tour Schedule Revealed Foos, A7X Featured on ‘Rock Band VR’ Stone Sour’s New Album Slated For Release This Summer

WATCH: “Kids React To Nirvana”

Fine Brothers Entertainment are back at it again with their funny “Kids React To…” videos.  This time, today’s youth are giving their thoughts on Nirvana. Related: September 24, 1991: Nirvana Releases 'Nevermind' POLL: ‘Nevermind’ Vs. ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’ FLASHBACK: Nirvana Cover Bowie on ‘MTV Unplugged’ VIDEO: Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic On Kurt Cobain

Phil Collen About Def Leppard’s Upcoming Tour, Producing Tesla

There’s now less than two weeks left until Def Leppard kick off their tour with Poison and Tesla in Manchester, N.H. on April 8, and needless to say, everyone is itching to get back on the road. Leppard guitarist Phil Collen spoke with us recently and he recognizes that there’s definitely something special about this…

Report: Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Movie Headed To Netflix

Netflix may be the home for Motley Crue's long-in-the-making film adaption of its 2002 band biography The Dirt: Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band. Related: Get Off On Motley Crue…LITERALLY! In Other Rock News…(August 15th) Crue Open Act Suing Over Gross Prank, Hazing "Run to the Hills" and 4 Other Songs About Actual…

New Green Day Doc On The Way

A new film is coming about Green Day, which has been the subject of a number of documentaries during recent years. Related: LISTEN: Title Track From New Green Day Album ‘Revolution Radio’ ICYMI: Green Day Reschedule Postponed Tour Dates Green Day Announces North American Arena Tour WATCH: Green Day Performs ‘Still Breathing’ on ‘The Late…

5 Best Steven Tyler “Screams”

Known for his iconic screams, Steven Tyler can wail pretty rocking during his songs. Throughout his long career with Aerosmith, the legendary musician has quite a collection of songs. Here are the five best Steven Tyler screams in his music. Related: Steven Tyler's Album Hits No.1 On Billboard Country Chart In Other Rock News…(September 14th)…

In Other Rock News…(March 24)

The latest on Tool, Marilyn Manson and Iron Maiden make up the March 24 edition of “In Other Rock News…”  Enjoy! Related: In Other Rock News...(July 7th) In Other Rock News…(August 18th) Tool Is Not Happy With Some Of Their Fans Right Now Maynard James Keenan Finally Recording Vocal On New Tool Album

Scott Stapp on Joining Art Of Anarchy

The all-star Art Of Anarchy blasts off today (March 24) with The Madness, the group's second album but its first with Scott Stapp fronting the band in place of the late Scott Weiland. Related: No related posts.

Fines Levied Against AC/DC Promoter For Not Issuing Refunds

The promotion firm Live Nation is being fined in Spain for not issuing refunds to AC/DC ticket holders after the group changed singers last year. Related: AC/DC's Australian Record Label Sold To BMG Phil Rudd Reveals He Suffered A Heart Attack, Underwent Surgery FLASHBACK: Stephen King, AC/DC & “Who Made Who” One Big Reason We’re…

In Other Rock News… (March 22)

Weezer, Incubus and Tool’s Danny Carey make up the March 22 edition of “In Other Rock News…”  Enjoy! Related: Tool's Danny Carey: Tough AF Tool Is Not Happy With Some Of Their Fans Right Now ICYMI: Tool Confirmed For Second Headlining Festival Gig Maynard James Keenan Finally Recording Vocal On New Tool Album

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Releasing New Photo Book

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready is putting out something new -- and not music. Related: If You’re A Pearl Jam Fan, You’ll Want To Pay Attention To This… In Other Rock News…(August 24th) Pearl Jam Named To 2017 Rock Hall Induction Class Former Pearl Jam Drummer Vents About Rock Hall Snub

Muse, The Killers, Arcade Fire Headlining Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza’s 2017 lineup in nothing short of a rock/alternative dream. Related: In Other Rock News…(October 4th) Nickelback’s Twitter Response To Royal Blood Was Pretty Great GALLERY: The Pretty Reckless At St. Andrew's Hall Detroit Two Big Rock Tours Just Announced

"Run to the Hills" and 4 Other Songs About Actual Events

Iron Maiden’s The Number Of The Beast was released 35 years ago today (March 22nd), and from that iconic album came one of the most iconic metal tracks that’s become a staple of rock radio. Related: 2017 = A Busy Year For U2 In Other Rock News…(September 7th) How To Dress Like: Bono (Circa ‘The…

LIST: 2017 Record Store Day - Rock Titles

The big list of all Record Store Day releases has finally been unveiled to the public. (Find a participating store at RecordStoreDay.com.) Here’s a gathering of all the rock titles that will be available at a record shop near you on April 22: Related: LIST: Record Store Day Black Friday Titles