Godsmack begin writing new studio album for 2018 release

by Matt Bishop | January 21, 2017 [TRR] Godsmack have officially begun work on their upcoming seventh studio LP. Frontman Sully Erna posted a photo of a flametop Gibson Les Paul on his official Instagram account with the caption “Let the writing begin…” The picture and post can be seen… Continue reading

AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, SLAYER SET TO HEADLINE ROCK FEST 2017

by Matt Bishop | January 13, 2017 For this year’s installment of Rock Fest in Caddot, WI, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, and Slayer will serve as headliners. Other featured acts include Korn, Shinedown, Volbeat, Stone Sour, Megadeth, Lamb of God, Anthrax, Clutch, Sevendust, HELLYEAH, Lita Ford, and many more. Tickets are on sale… Continue reading

TOOL, MUMFORD & SONS SET TO HEADLINE BOSTON CALLING IN MAY

By Matt Bishop | January 12, 2017 Today in a huge announcement, it was confirmed that Tool and Mumford & Sons will headline Boston Calling in May along with Chance The Rapper. Other rock and alternative acts set to perform are Bon Iver, Weezer, The 1975, Cage The Elephant, Nathaniel… Continue reading

DEF LEPPARD ANNOUNCE 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR with POISON and TESLA

by Matt Bishop | January 12, 2017 British hard rockers Def Leppard have announced a massive 2017 North American Tour with very special guests Poison and Tesla. The trek kicks off on April 8 in Manchester, NH at the SNHU Arena and wraps up on June 25 in Indianapolis, IN at the Klipsch… Continue reading

FOO FIGHTERS, TOM PETTY, and MAROON 5 SET TO HEADLINE BOTTLEROCK 2017

by Matt Bishop | January 3, 2017 This May, Foo Fighters will play their first show on U.S. soil in 19 months as they headline BottleRock in Napa Valley, CA on May 26-28. Also headlining are Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year) and Maroon 5. Other rock… Continue reading

PEARL JAM, JOURNEY TO BE INDUCTED INTO ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

by Matt Bishop | October 18, 2016 Its official. Next year, Pearl Jam, Journey, Yes, and Electric Light Orchestra will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Rapper Tupac Shakur and folk singer Joan Baez round out the new class. The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction… Continue reading