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Unheard Layne Staley songs being released2012-06-14 Two previously unheard tracks recorded by late Alice in Chains frontman Layne Staley will feature in the soundtrack of upcoming Jason Biggs movie Grassroots. It tells the story of a Seattle music critic who decides to stand for the city council elections despite having no political experience.
Staley died in 2002 following a long battle with drug addiction. The band dedicated their 2009 comeback album, Black Gives Way to Blue, to his memory.
Corey taylor about new Stone Sour2017-01-24 Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor revealed some new details for the forthcoming Stone Sour album in an interview conducted at the NAMM show in Southern California this past weekend.
Taylor spoke with Rock Cellar Magazine a
Gn'R reunion wasn't about money2017-01-20 Guns N' Roses guitarist Richard Fortus insists the rekindling of the friendship between Axl Rose and Slash and subsequent return to the band for the latter had nothing to do with money.
The stadium tours with the curren
A Perfect Circle new music?2017-01-18 Tool fans may patiently be waiting for a new studio album but it appears that another of Maynard James Keenan's other bands A Perfect Circle may be releasing new music this year, according to comments
Metallica first BBC session2017-01-07 Metallica performed their first-ever BBC Session at London's Maida Vale Studios on November 17 as part of the launch of "Hardwired... To Self Destruct", and the band are now sharing footage of the full event.
The 5-song set for BBC Radio 1's Rock Show With Daniel P. Carter saw the group deliver in-studio versions of the project's first three singles: "Atlas, Rise!", "Moth Into Flame" and "Hardwired", alongside classics "Harvester Of Sorrow" and "Enter Sandman."
The Doors reunite2017-01-02 The surviving members of The Doors - guitarist Robbie Krieger and drummer John Densmore - will mark the 50th anniversary of the release of their self-titled debut album at a special event on January 4.
Los Angeles will proclaim January 4 as "Day Of The Doors" with a proclamation from Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin during a public event at the intersection of Pacific and Windward Avenues, the location of the iconic "Venice" sign.
Joining Densmore and Kr
Corey could quit Slipknot2016-12-27 Corey Taylor says it's possible he could quit Slipknot one day - because he might not have the energy required to keep fronting the band.
And he admits he's only begun to consider the possibility after realising that he's "not young any more."
Taylor tells BBC Radio 1's Daniel P Carter: "If you'd asked me a year ago I would have said 'no.' But just now, I'm just starting to"
"I'm 42. And as willing as my will is, I'm just beat up, man. I might as well be 60 in Sl
Hetfield about Mustaine2016-12-21 Metallica's James Hetfield has praised his former bandmate and Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine.
Metallica split with guitarist Mustaine in 1983 due to his substance abuse problems - and he was replaced by current axeman, Kirk Hammett.
Despite their strained relationship, Mustaine has since made amends with the band - and performed alongside Metallica at the San Francisco Fillmore in 2011.
Now Hetfield calls his former colleague an "old friend" who went on to carve
Foreigner members reunite2016-12-17 Original Foreigner members, including frontman Lou Gramm and guitarist Mick Jones, reunited earlier this month at a special meeting at Atlantic Records marking the RIAA Platinum certification of their 2008 2-disc hits collection "No End In Sight: The Very Best Of Foreigner."
Apart from Gramm and Jones, Al Greenwood (keyboards), and Ian McDonald (rhythm guitar, keyboards, saxophone, flute, backing vocals) were also on hand for the platinum plaque presentation by Atl
Rival Sons stream live album2016-12-16 Rival Sons have made an exclusive live album from their performance at Download Festival in Paris earlier this year available to stream.
Fans can now listen to the album on Deezer.
Drummer Michael Miley says: "We've released our entire set from Download Paris 2016. The rain had stopped and we kept playing, it was a pretty amazing show."
He adds: "We're gonna be giving away tickets for upcoming shows in France too, so go to Deezer to get your tickets and watch our
AC/DC first official book2016-12-14 A photo study focusing on AC/DC's Rock Or Bust world tour is to be the band's first official book, they've announced.
The title is set for release in the summer of 2017 with pre-ordering beginning in the spring. A limited-edition leatherbound version will be presented in a case with a light-up band logo.
It features Brian Johnson, Angus Young, Cliff Williams, Stevie Young and Chris Slade - but there's no mention of Guns N' Roses vocalist Axl Rose, who stepped in w
Next Metallica's album soon2016-12-09 Lars Ulrich won't quite promise - but he believes Metallica will release their 11th album before 2024.
There's an eight-year gap between ninth title Death Magnetic, which arrived in 2008, and its follow-up Hardwired... To Self-Destruct, which arrives on Friday (November 18).
Ulrich tells Apple Music: "Everybody's like, 'Eight years what have you been doing?' It's like, 'Excuse me? We've been busier than we ever have in our lives.
We spent three years touring Dea
STP tribute to weiland2016-12-05 Stone Temple Pilots are paying tribute to their former singer, Scott Weiland, on the first anniversary of his passing.
Weiland - who parted ways with STP in 2013 and spent the next two years working on solo music and his group The Wildabouts - died in Bloomington, MN on December 3, 2015 at the age of 48 from an accidental overdose while on tour.
"Here we are. A year has passed since you've been gone," writes STP by way of a Facebook tribute on Saturday. "We often