In Other Rock News…(September 1st)

Green Day, Zakk Wylde, System Of A Down and Coldplay make up the September 1st edition of "In Other Rock News..."  Enjoy!


Green Day Top Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs Chart

Congrats to Green Day for scoring their fourth number one on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs chart!

Green Day - Bang Bang (Official Lyric Video)

"Bang Bang' - the NEW Song from Green Day from the upcoming album 'Revolution Radio' available October 7th. Pre-Order now at Directed By: BlinkMyBrain


Zakk Wylde Heading Out On Guitar Center Meet-And Greet Tour

If you’re a massive Zakk Wylde fan, you may want to check out the dates and locations below for the guitarist’s Meet-And-Greet tour of Guitar Centers.

9/08 - 6PM @ Guitar Center Phoenix - Metro Square, 2750 W Peoria Ave., Phoenix, Ariz. 85029
9/10 - 2PM @ Guitar Center Arlington - 721 Ryan Plaza Dr., Arlington, Texas 76011
9/12 - 6PM @ Guitar Center Nashville - One Hundred Oaks Mall, 721 Thompson Ln., Nashville, Tenn. 37204
9/14 - 6PM @ Guitar Center Rockville - 12401 Twinbrook Pkwy., Rockville, Md. 20852
9/16 - 6PM @ Guitar Center Union Square - 25 W 14th St., NYC, NY 10011
9/18 - 2PM @ Guitar Center San Francisco - 1645 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 94109

Could System Of A Down Be Heading Out On The Road Soon?

Some action on Instagram is causing System Of A Down fans to raise their eyebrows at the possibility of a potential tour in the near future.  Why else would drummer John Dolmayan and bassist Shavo Odadjian post photos of the band clearly rehearsing?  Hmmmmm…

1..2..3..4.. #systemofadown #letdothis

See this Instagram photo by @realjohndolmayan * 4,449 likes :). #systemofadown #letsdothis

See this Instagram photo by @shavoodadjian * 7,786 likes


ICYMI:  Coldplay Perform “Pure Imagination” In Honor of Gene Wilder

Finally, the entertainment world is still mourning the loss of legendary actor Gene Wilder.  Even rock stars like Coldplay are feeling the loss and decided to pay tribute by singing “Pure Imagination” at a recent gig.

Coldplay - Timeline | Facebook

In a world of pure imagination... R42



Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.