(BMN) Devildriver have entered the studio with producer Mark Lewis (All That RemainS, Trivium, Chimaira) to begin recording a cover version of Metallica's "Holier Than Thou" for a 20th-anniversary tribute to Metallica's self-titled album. more
(Bob Merlis) We told you about the ZZ Top debut onboard Soyuz spacecraft; NASA has just posted video of astronauts/cosmonauts with "Flyin' High" playing. Check it out here
(FMQB) U2 have delayed plans to release a new album in 2011, and tell Rolling Stone their next studio album probably won't be released until 2012. The band has been working regularly on new material during their extensive U2 360 tour more
(BW&BK) According to the Winnipeg Free Press, KISS' Gene Simmons has entered into the debate on what the return of Winnipeg's NHL team should be named. "The Winnipeg Destroyers," says Simmons, with the obvious tie-in to KISS' legendary 1976 album Destroyer. more
Black Country Communion the English-American rock supergroup featuring vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Trapeze), drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin), keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater) and blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa will be the featured LIVE guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, June 8 at 8:30pm PT/11:30pm ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with the band by calling 1-800-344-ROCK(7625).
(hennemusic) Paul Rodgers will be performing his Free classic, All Right Now, prior to the start of the Vancouver Canucks' NHL Stanley Cup Playoff home game versus the Boston Bruins this Friday at Rogers Arena. more
(Billboard) Stage producer Vivek Tiwary ("The Addams Family", "American Idiot") has landed unprecedented rights to Beatles songs for his debut film, "The Fifth Beatle," about manager Brian Epstein more
(BW&BK) Mφtley Crόe are set to play three shows in Australia this September with Poison frontman Bret Michaels on the bill as support. more
Vevo will exclusively live stream the 2011 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival Friday, June 10 beginning at Noon ET (5pm BT) - Saturday, June 11 beginning at 11:30am ET (4:30pm BT) and Sunday, June 12 beginning at 12:30pm ET (5:30pm BT). Performances include: Florence + The Machine, Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, The Strokes and many more. here
(BW&BK) Dates for former Mφtley Crόe vocalist John Corabi's acoustic summer tour with Cinderella are confirmed. Corabi is currently finishing up his new acoustic CD, which will be released this summer. more
All Shall Perish will be releasing a new full-length this summer. The album is titled "This Is Where It Ends" and it will hit stores on July 26th (in North America) via Nuclear Blast Records. Lambgoat has one of the new songs here
Take It Back!, Rust Belt Lights, and Boys No Good will be touring together this summer more
On this day in 1972, Elvis Presley made entertainment history by performing four sold-out shows at New Yorks Madison Square Garden. George Harrison, John Lennon, David Bowie, Bob Dylan and Art Garfunkel were among the music stars attending the shows, which were recorded and became the album Elvis as Recorded at Madison Square Garden.
On this day in 1972, Bruce Springsteen signed with Columbia Records and started assembling the E Street Band from various Asbury Park ex-bandmates. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here.
Happy Birthday Les Paul