IN MEMORIAM – WAYNE STATIC OF STATIC-X PASSES AWAY AT 48

It’s a sad Sunday in the music world, as fans and fellow musicians mourn the loss of Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells). Wayne was just 48 years old, and he passed away peacefully in his sleep. There were no drugs or foul play of any kind involved. Wayne leaves behind his… Continue reading

SOUNDGARDEN UNLEASH BRAND NEW SINGLE “STORM”

Soundgarden have unleashed a brand new single “Storm” in the wake of their weekend performance at Neil Young‘s Bridge School Benefit. The performance also featured a Temple of The Dog reunion, which added greatly to the energy of the show. Now, the band have unveiled the first new piece of… Continue reading

IMAGINE DRAGONS SET TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE “I BET MY LIFE” ON OCTOBER 27

After a long touring cycle supporting their massively successful debut LP, Imagine Dragons are set to drop a brand new single “I Bet My Life” on October 27. The band wrote two new songs for the Transformers: Age of Excinction Soundtrack over the summer – “All For You” and “Battle Cry” – the latter of which was… Continue reading

INCUBUS OFFICIALLY WORKING ON NEW ALBUM

Incubus are officially working on their next album. Guitarist Mike Einziger posted a video on his Instagram of drummer Jose Pasillas tracking drums to a guitar hook. This comes as long-awaited good news for Incubus fans. The band’s last effort was 2011’s If Not Now, When? which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200. Einzinger played… Continue reading

MACHINE HEAD UNLEASH NEW SINGLE “KILLERS & KINGS” FROM UPCOMING NEW ALBUM

Today, modern metal titans Machine Head have unleashed their new track “Killers & Kings”.  The song is the first single off their upcoming new album Bloodstone & Diamonds which is due out on November 7 via Nuclear Blast and is featured in our 2014 Fall Rock Album Preview. The band’s last effort, 2011’s Unto The Locust,… Continue reading

AC/DC ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘ROCK OR BUST’, GUITARIST MALCOLM YOUNG OFFICIALLY RETIRES

Legendary heavy metal act AC/DC have officially announced their new album Rock or Bust which is due out on December 2. The album was produced by Brendan O’Brien and mixed by Mike Fraser, both of whom worked on the band’s previous effort Black Ice. The disc debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and sold over 784,000… Continue reading