(Classic Rock) A new Dream Theater track is to be available for streaming from 4pm BST (11:00 a.m. EST) today (Wednesday, June 29). Its called On The Backs Of Angels and you can access this here. The song comes from the bands new album A Dramatic Turn Of Events more
(Billboard) Former Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump combines his pop-punk vocals with hints of R&B in his new single "This City," featuring Lupe Fiasco. more
(FMQB) Incubus has partnered with Viddy, an new mobile video service that allows fans to capture and create 15-second video clips inspired by the new album, If Not Now, When? more
(Jam!) Counting Crows singer Adam Durtiz started taking Lithium pills to better balance his life after he was diagnosed with a form of dissociative disorder, but now the star is committed to getting off the drugs with his doctor's help, despite his body's negative reaction.. more
(BW&BK) Dio Disciples - the new project featuring Ronnie James Dio alumni Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) along with bassist James Lomenzo (Megadeth, Black Label Society, White Lion) and vocalists Tim "Ripper" Owens (Yngwie Malmsteen, Beyond Fear, Judas Priest, Iced Earth) and Toby Jepson (Little Angels, Gun) - have issued the following tour update: "We regret to inform you that the Milan, Italy Dio Disciples show has been canceled. The tour starts up again on July 1st in Bilbao, Spain." more
Trivium will be premiering their new track 'Dusk Dismantled' this morning (June 29th) at 11 AM on their YouTube page. A short preview of the new track, 'Dusk Dismantled', featured on the band's forthcoming new album, In Waves, due on August 9th via Roadrunner Records. Check out the new song here
(Lambgoat) Behemoth hasn't rehearsed as a band since Nergal was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2010. Since then, Nergal has undergone chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant. Now, for the first time in over a year, Behemoth is back in the rehearsal space working on old and new songs. more
(BW&BK) On a very special episode of the Glory Is Noise online radio show, host Joel Gausten welcomes legendary Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward for a discussion on the upcoming 40th anniversary of Sabbath's Master Of Reality record, the recent deluxe re-release of the band's 1983 album Born Again, and Ward's ongoing work with charities more
(Jam!) The high-tech structure dubbed The Claw used by U2 on their record-breaking 360 Tour is to become an on-loan stage. more
(BW&BK) The Ride For Dime 2011, held in memory of Pantera / Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbot, will take place in Dallas, Texas at Trees from August 20 at 4:00pm to 2:00am more
U2 scored Spider-Man musical is a box office hit. the Broadway musical takes $1.7 million in first week despite setbacks and scathing reviews more
On this day in 1967, Rolling Stone Keith Richard was found guilty of allowing his house to be used for the illegal smoking of cannabis. He was sentenced to one year in jail and a £500 ($850) fine, (prison number 5855). Mick Jagger was also fined £100 ($170) and given three months in jail on drug charges. Jagger and Richards were both released and granted bail of £7,000 the following day.
On this day in 1969, American soul singer Shorty Long drowned aged 29 after his boat capsized on the Detroit River in Michigan. Had the 1968 U.S. #8 single Here Comes the Judge. He acted as an MC for many of the Motown Revue shows and tours.
On this day in 1973, Ian Gillan singer with Deep Purple quit the band at the end of a tour in Japan.
On this day in 1985, David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded a version of the Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 1964 hit Dancing In The Street. for the forthcoming 'Live Aid' fundraising event. The single went on to become a No.1 U.K. hit. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here