Happy Labor Day – Rockers Celebrate on Twitter
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com It’s the first Monday in September and that can mean only one thing – Happy Labor Day! A tribute to working Americans who help keep the country afloat, this day is for you – so sit back, relax and enjoy. Some equally har ...
Chris Cornell Performs at Barack Obama Rally in Des Moines, Iowa
Fans hoping to see Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell perform at the Budweiser Made in America festival in Philadelphia, Pa. over the weekend were disappointed to find out he had cancelled the appearance due to a scheduling conflict. Although not able to make Made in America, Cornell did find himself on stage at a campaign rally for President Barack Obama on Saturday (Sept. 1) in Des Moines, Iowa.
Amy Lee of Evanescence Talks Lyrical Inspiration, Stage Clothes + Using Her Hair as a Prop
Evanescence will wrap up their headlining run on the 2012 Carnival of Madness tour tonight (Sept. 2) in Buffalo, N.Y. In an interview conducted at the Atlantic City, N.J. stop earlier in the run, Amy Lee and the band talk about the influence of relationships on their writing, working together as a cohesive unit, stage clothes and even pigtails.
Asking Alexandria, As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence + More Locked In for 2012 Outbreak Tour
The lineup for the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour has been announced and it’s a raging one. Fresh off their opening spot on the 2012 Mayhem Fest main stage, Asking Alexandria will be headlining. In addition, support acts As I Lay Dying, Suicide Silence, Memphis May Fire and Attila round out the bill.
Black Stone Cherry Bow Out of ShipRocked Cruise as Frontman Awaits Birth of Son
Southern rockers Black Stone Cherry were gearing up to set sail on the 2012 ShipRocked cruise in late November but the band just announced that they will have to stay on solid ground instead due to some pretty exciting news for lead singer Chris Robertson.
Godsmack’s Sully Erna Training to Run a Marathon for Charity
Godsmack’s Sully Erna may be in one of the grittiest rock bands out there, but the rocker is showing off his softer side as he participates in an upcoming event, raising money for children’s charities.
Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain Inspires New Sticker Book
Late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has long been an inspiration to artists and creative types. Everything from books to music and collectibles have been created in his honor. The latest addition to that list is an upcoming sticker book inspired by the musical visionary titled ‘Kurt and the Gang.’
Former Megadeth / Black Label Society Bassist James LoMenzo Joins the Cast of ‘Amazing Race’
The rock world has really been representing when it comes to reality TV shows lately. First former Kittie bassist Jenn Arroyo moved into the ‘Big Brother’ house and now bassist James LoMenzo who has played with Megadeth, Black Label Society and White Lion throughout his career, is joining the new season of ‘The Amazing Race.’
Lamb of God Launch eBay Auction Site ‘Justice Now’ to Benefit Randy Blythe Defense Fund
Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe returned home to the States after spending five long weeks in a Czech Republic prison, but his legal battle is just getting started. With manslaughter charges still looming from a 2010 concert incident, Blythe will likely have to return to Prague to stand trial and as the battle rages on, Blythe’s legal bills continue to build.
Slipknot / Stone Sour Frontman Corey Taylor Reveals Details of Second Book
Slipknot / Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor wears many hats, or masks as the case may be. He added author to his resume last summer when he released his first book ‘Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Goods.’ Taylor seems to have caught the writing bug and has now confirmed that he’s been working on a second book.
Ill Nino Reveal Album Title, Release Date + Upcoming Tour Plans
Ill Nino’s last release was their 2010 LP ‘Dead New World,’ but there’s good news for fans of the band as they’ve announced the release date and title of their disc due out later this year. Their sixth album will be called ‘Epidemia’ and will be released on Oct. 22 on Victory Records.
Killswitch Engage Frontman Jesse Leach Invites Fans to Rally Against Hatred
While metal sometimes gets a reputation for being being angry and unforgiving, Killswitch Engage frontman Jesse Leach recently took to his personal Facebook page to write a lengthy entry titled ‘My Fight Against Hatred,’ encouraging fans to share his words with others.