Chris Cornell of Soundgarden Dies at 52

(TRR) Soundgarden frontman and iconic vocalist Chris Cornell died last night in Detroit. He was 52. His publicist Brian Bumbery confirmed the news, and in a statement that called the death “sudden and unexpected.” He added that Cornell’s family will be “working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause.” CHRIS CORNELL – Live … Continue reading

FUTURE USER TO ISSUE 12″ VINYL ON RECORD STORE DAY PRESSED WITH TIM COMMERFORD’S BLOOD

Future User

Tim Commerford (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave) has really put his blood, sweat, and tears into his new project Future User…especially his blood. To celebrate Record Store Day on April 18, Future User is releasing a limited edition/hand-numbered 12″ version of debut album #SteroidsOrHeroin pressed on 180-gram blood red-colored vinyl…using Commerford’s real blood (there … Continue reading

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS RECRUIT BRAD WILK (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE) and MIKE STOERMER (THE KILLERS) FOR UPCOMING LIVE SHOWS

The Smashing Pumpkins have recruited drummer Brad Wilk (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave) and bassist Mike Stoermer (The Killers) to partake in the band’s upcoming album release shows in support of their new disc Monuments To An Elegy which drops on December 9 via Martha’s Music/BMG. The Smashing Pumpkins will also be releasing Day For Night. “We’re absolutely thrilled and humbled … Continue reading

CROBOT PREMIERE DEBUT SINGLE, “LEGEND OF THE SPACEBORNE KILLER”, FIRST TRACK OFF UPCOMING EP

Are you ready to experience the Legend of the Spaceborne Killer? Crobot, the rock band from outer space, unleashed their major-label debut song, “Legend of The Spaceborne Killer”. The track is the first single off their upcoming EP, set to be released via Wind-up Records. Crobot have been working on their … Continue reading

TOM MORELLO, MICHAEL STIPE, GLENN FRY, CHRIS MARTIN, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN SET TO PRESENT AT ROCK HALL INDUCTION

Music’s already star-studded evening just got a bit more spectacular. This year’s presenters have been announced. Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave, Street Sweeper Social Club) will be inducting KISS, Michael Stipe (R.E.M.) will induct Nirvana, Glenn Fry (Eagles) will induct Linda Ronstadt. With Ronstadt being unable to perform, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou … Continue reading

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND ANNOUNCE 2014 U.S. TOUR

The Boss is back. Iconic rocker Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band have announced their 2014 U.S. Tour. The trek kicks off on April 8 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, OH and wraps up with back-to-back performances at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT on May 17-18. … Continue reading