I’ll be interviewed on Tony Jones’s radio show today at 4 pm, Eastern Time. You can tune in here
Megadeth have a countdown for their new album and if you go their site, you can also listen to some samples of it. You can check it out here. They also released a new song from the album. The CD is titled, Dystopia, out on January 22. Here is Fatal Illusion. You can listen to it here
Rush’s concert film, Rush “R40 Live”, comes out on November 20. The band have released a video from it for their song Roll The Bones. You can check it out here
Black Sabbath have released a video trailer for their Final Tour, known as The End. You can watch it here
The Rolling Stones will be releasing a DVD and vinyl of their previous downloadable concert. The DVD/Vinyl is called From The The Vault: Live At The Tokyo Dome 1990. It comes out on November 13. In case you are wondering, it’s from their Steel Wheels tour.
Nightwish are releasing a special limited edition version of their latest album, Endless Forms Most Beautiful. It comes out November 30. They put out a trailer for it that you can watch here Who have released the make up dates of their North American tour. You can get them here
Ghost is looking for their female fans to play nuns at all of their shows. If you are interested, do the following: send your name, picture and date of birth to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested applicants must be at least 21 years old, and should include their chosen show location in the subject field. You can get tour dates here
Toto announced tour dates and you can get them
Monster Magnet released a new song called She Digs That Hole. It’s from their new album Cobras And Fire (The Mastermind Redux). It comes out on October 9. You can listen to it here
Vanlade is streaming their album, Rage Of The Gods, for free on their bandcamp page. You can listen to it here
Killing Joke released their new song, Euphoria. It’s off their forthcoming album, Pylon, out on October 23. You can check it out here
Def Leppard, who are releasing a new self titled CD on October 30, have released a lyric video for their song, Let’s Go. You can watch it here
Last week’s Rockucation question: This artist has been around awhile and is still touring, but recently he played his 6,000th show. It is believed that he has played the most shows of any rock band or artist. Who is he? Carrie Farber from Los Angeles, CA gave us the answer this week. The answer is Ted Nugent.
Iron Maiden announced North American tour dates. You can get them here
Joel Hoekstra’s 13 released another song this week off his Dying To Live CD, out on October 16. Check out Scream here
Sevendust released episode 2 for the making of their latest CD, Kill The Flaw. You can watch it here
Ann Wilson has a solo project called The Ann Wilson Thing. The album is out now digitally (iTunes, Amazon), but the EP comes out October 9. She released a live version of Fool No More from it. You can check it out here. She also has announced tour dates and you can get them here
Firehouse have announced a new website to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Has it been that long? Wow. Anyway, they are also doing special VIP packages. You can check all that out here
Nazareth released live footage from their new DVD, No Means Of Escape, out on October 16. Here is Hair Of The Dog, watch it here
KISS have another new book coming out and this one is called Shout It Out Loud: The Story Of KISS’s Destroyer And The Making Of An American Icon. It comes out October 13.
Billy Gibbons has released a cover of Slim Harpo’s song, Got Love If You Want it. It’s from his soon to be released solo album, Perfectamundo, out on November 6. Check out the song here
Ian Fletcher Thornley (Big Wreck) is releasing a solo album called Secrets on October 30th. He put out a teaser you can listen to here
Blackberry Smoke released another track from their latest album, Holding All The Roses. The song is Rock And Roll Again. You can check it out
Trapt released a new song called It’s Over, off their DNA album. It’s only on their Facebook page. You can check it out here
This week’s Rockucation question: Cream, The Jeff Beck Group, Led Zeppelin were formed from members who left this band?