Ozzy Osbourne, Kiss, Korn Set To Headline Chicago Open Air 2017

by Matt Bishop | January 17, 2017 After putting together monumental festival bill last year, Chicago Open Air (US) has one again unleashed a monster lineup. This year Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, and Korn are set to headline. Other featured acts slated to perform include Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Slayer, Stone Sour, Megadeth, Seether,… 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

STONE SOUR AND GUITARIST JIM ROOT OFFICIALLY PART WAYS

Unfortunate news has shaken the music world today. Hard rock heavyweights Stone Sour have officially parted ways with guitarist Jim Root. The news was unofficially broken by Root on his Instagram account. When a fan asked whether or not Root was playing with Stone Sour on their three upcoming summer shows (July… Continue reading

COREY TAYLOR CONFIRMS SLIPKNOT WILL BEGIN WORK ON NEW ALBUM IN MARCH

For the last few months, members of Slipknot have been doing a bit of work here and there in preparation for their new album. Lead guitarist Jim Root even sat out Stone Sour‘s January-February U.S. Tour to write music for the record. Today, in an interview with Kerrang! Magazine, front man Corey Taylor confirmed that Slipknot… Continue reading

STONE SOUR – Live Photo Gallery

2014 U.S. Tour 1/19/14 – Theater of The Living Arts (Philadelphia, PA) Photography by Matt Bishop Continue reading

THE TOP 50 ROCK ALBUMS OF 2013

50. The Dillinger Escape Plan – One of Us Is The Killer 49. Red Fang – Whales and Leeches 48. Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King 47. Fall Out Boy – Save Rock and Roll 46. Black Veil Brides – Wretched and Divine: The Story of The Wild Ones 45. Falling In Reverse – Fashionably… Continue reading