Many people don't know about Randy Blythe's battles with alcoholism and depression. In this YouRock interview, Blythe dives into his struggles, noting how suffering from depression doesn't always come from detrimental circumstances: "I was in a great place but I felt like I was dying. That's the component of alcoholism and depression that's really baffling to some people," says Blythe.
Goo Goo Dolls are celebrating the 20th anniversary of A Boy Named Goo with today's release of the special Anniversary Edition, featuring seven previously unreleased tracks. The new tracks were all recorded live at The Academy in New York back in November 1995 and include both acoustic recordings and covers. The album is available to purchase now on vinyl and CD, as well as digitally, with a full tracklist below.
While She Sleeps announce North American headlining tour dates for 2016. The band is set to kick off the new year with a few headlining shows (select support dates with Asking Alexandria). All shows and tickets are available for purchase here.
California hardcore band Lionheart has released a music video for "Pain", their first new song in over two years. The song comes from Love Don't Live Here, the band's new full-length album that will be available worldwide on January 22nd
CyberStar was spawned when Vocalist Jasen Moreno (Drowning Pool) and Guitarist Billy Grey (Fozzy) met while on tour together in Europe and decided to get together to write some songs. With the addition of Drummer Dusty Winterrowd (Allele), great chemistry came together and the writing process began. The music and songs were constructed cyberly and an EP is in the works.
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Disturbed's video for "The Light," the current single from their #1 album Immortalized, can be seen below. The Light" has now become a Top 5 hit at Rock Radio, already following in the footsteps of #1 hit single "The Vengeful One," both taken from the band's critically acclaimed album Immortalized.
Trapt are set to release their upcoming sixth studio album DNA via Crash Collide this coming spring. The band has revealed the brand new music video for their track "It's Over". The track marks the third single and second music video released by the band in anticipation of DNA. Watch it below.
The Used has announced the pre-order of their newest album Live and Acoustic at The Palace, a live CD/DVD, which is set to drop on April 1st, 2016. Fans can choose from four different bundles, which include at least two of the following items: Live & Acoustic At The Palace CD/DVD, Photo Pack, Live & Acoustic At The Palace Opaque Cream on Opaque Vintage Classic Black Vinyl (limited to 1,000), Play Bill from the acoustic show, 12x12 screen print poster, and a black t-shirt with the marquee from the acoustic. These bundles do not include tickets to the upcoming tour.
After thrilling heavy music fans the world over with their surprise new song “One Hand Killing,” prominent Australian heavy-fusion band Twelve Foot Ninja have followed up with a hilarious music video to accompany the virally received track. Click here to get on board Twelve Foot Ninja’s PledgeMusic campaign – rewards include the album being actually created then signed and delivered right to your door, the album on vinyl, a Halo5 Death Match, a barbecue with the band, a signed drum head, and other unique exclusives.
Enya's fantastic new album, Dark Sky Island, can be streamed below. The New York Times lauds the singer's "serene, effortless voice," along with the "lush strings, harps, and choral arrangements you'd expect to find on any Enya work of proper form.
In celebration of their fifteen-year anniversary, The Used will be hitting the road for a North American tour in spring of 2016! The band will be playing two shows per city, performing Self-Titled and In Love and Death in their entirety, plus more each evening. The tour will kick off on April 5th in Seattle, WA and wrap on May 28th in Los Angeles, CA. With each online ticket purchase, fans will get a digital copy of the band's upcoming DVD release, The Used: Live & Acoustic at The Palace. Tickets will be available this Friday, November 20th at www.TheUsed.net.
Finch has just released their first acoustic album Steel, Wood & Whiskey today through the band's website with a Pay-What-You-Want digital delivery. The album has acoustic versions of songs from their three full-length albums and two EP's including "What It Is To Burn", "Bitemarks and Bloodstains", and "Back to Oblivion" and serves as an acoustic 'Best Of'. The band will also playing a few shows in December to celebrate the release. View the tour dates and the tracklist below.
Rolling Stone are reporting that Tool have announced a short run of dates in January 2016
Tool formally announced the first eight shows of their upcoming trek, which kicks off January 9th at San Diego's Viejas Arena. The tour then slithers its way eastward along a southern route before culminating in Charlotte, North Carolina on January 26th. Tickets for the gigs go on sale November 20th; Check out Tool's official Facebook for more information.
We interviewed Marc and Frederic from Dragonforce on their tour with Kamelot about video games, food, experiences in America so far, and more. Check it out below
Baroness have shared a second song from their eagerly-awaited new album, Purple (Dec. 18, Abraxan Hymns), premiering the single “Shock Me” last night via Dan Carter’s Rock Show on BBC Radio 1. The song is now streaming below