FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Welcome To Rockville 2022

Welcome To Rockville – America’s Largest Rock Festival–will kick off the Danny Wimmer Presents festival season in Daytona Beach, Florida Today! The top-notch talent includes headliners KISS, KORN, Guns N’ Roses, and Nine Inch Nails, plus appearances by 80+ additional bands including Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, The Smashing Pumpkins, Breaking Benjamin, Megadeth, Porno For Pyros (in place of Jane’s Addiction,) Papa Roach, Rise Against, Halestorm, In This Moment, Seether, Bush, and many more.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Mournful Congregation – The Exuviae Of Gods – Part 1

It must be quite the task conjuring images and emotions tinged with despair and hopelessness for nearly thirty years. Mournful Congregation – where nearly all Funeral Doom Metal discussions must start – unleashed the first part of their opus The Exuviae Of Gods – Part 1 (20 Buck Spin). It represents the Aussies’ sixteenth effort, further emphasizing the band’s frenetic output.Continue reading

Legendary Irish Rockers The Answer Reunite, Comeback Performance and Album Planned

After a seven-year hiatus, Irish rockers The Answer are set to make their long awaited and highly anticipated return with an exclusive and sole 2022 comeback performance at this year’s Planet Rockstock festival, Dec 3. The band have already recorded a new album, and due for release in 2023 via Golden Robot Records. The record was produced by rising British rock producer Dan Weller (Enter Shikari, Bury Tomorrow) at the helm. The first single from the new record will precede their Rockstock performance! Watch the announcement video here:

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Alexisonfire Release New Single “Sans Soleil” – New Album Incoming

Photo credit: Vanessa Heins @vanessaheins

Photo credit: Vanessa Heins @vanessaheins

Alexisonfire will release their first album in thirteen years, Otherness, on June 24th, 2022 via Dine Alone Records. The band will kick off a huge string of tour dates, including headlining Slam Dunk Festival in the UK in June. Check out the band’s new single “Sans Soleil” and pre-order and pre-save the album now!Continue reading

Porno For Pyros to Perform Live for First Gig in 26 Years at Welcome To Rockville This Weekend

Jane’s Addiction, by Meg Loyal Photography

Jane’s Addiction, one of the near top of the bill bands at this weekend’s Welcome To Rockville Festival, has had to cancel its appearance. Guitarist and rock legend Dave Navarro has COVID-19. However, Porno For Pyros, featuring three-quarters of the Jane’s lineup, will step up and perform in their place. They will even play some Jane’s songs! It will be their first gig in over 26 years. The fest relayed this in a message to fans. Continue reading

Stoner Rock Legends Fatso Jetson Join Ripple Music for Upcoming New Release

Ripple Music has announced that Stoner Rock/Desert Scene innovators Fatso Jetson are joining the their roster! Their new album is a split release with fellow Californians All Souls (also ex-Totimoshi), with both bands recording their contributions live in the studio during the pandemic lockdown. The release is due this August. More details are soon to follow.

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Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of The Dog) Died Five Years Ago

Chris Cornell passed away five years ago today. Gifted with an incredible voice, songwriting talent, guitar-ability, and charisma; he helped define an an entire generation of artists who followed him and his bands. Few have had the ability and success music world, with both a solo project and acclaim with three different iconic bands such as Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog as Chris did. If you are having mental health and emotional issues, know that you are loved and valued. Please, don’t be afraid to seek help. Continue reading

Coheed and Cambria Shares a New Single and Lyric Video – “Comatose”

Coheed and Cambria - Photo Credit - Alexandra Gavillet

Coheed and Cambria – Photo Credit – Alexandra Gavillet

Coheed and Cambria have shared a new single and lyric video for “Comatose!” The track comes from their highly-anticipated new album, Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind. The thirteen track album was produced by the band’s own Claudio Sanchez and Zakk Cervini, and will be released worldwide on May 27th. Pre-orders for the album on DSPs and for the collection’s deeply immersive Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set are live at the link below. Watch the video and pre-order and pre-save the album now!

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