Music For The Week Of February 7, 2016!
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We Are Harlot
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Bullet For My Valentine Bullet For My Valentine released their latest called Worthless. It’s from their current album, Venom. Watch it here.
Lamb Of God, Clutch, Corrosion Of Conformity
Lamb Of God Announced tour dates with Clutch and Corrosion Of Conformity, beginning April 30. Get the dates here.
Wolfmother released a new lyric video for their song, Pretty Peggy. It’s from their album, Victorious, coming out on February 19. Check it out here. You can also stream their album here.
The Treatment released The Devil from their new album, Generation Me, out on March 18. Check it out here.
Apocalyptica announced tour dates for the U.S. Get them here.
Michael Monroe Michael Monroe has released a new video from his current album, Blackout States. The song, Goin’ Down With The Ship, can be seen
Glenn Hughes had to reschedule his tour dates due to his double knee replacement surgery. You can get the rescheduled dates here.
Monster Truck Monster Truck’s new album, Sittin’ Heavy, comes out on February 19, but you can stream it here for free here.
Ace Frehley is releasing his much talked about covers album, which features Paul Stanley, Slash, Mike McCready and John 5, to name a few. The album, Origins Vol.1, comes out April 15. You can hear his version of Cream’s, White Room here.
Holy Grail released Sudden Death from their new album, just out last week called, Times Of Pride And Peril. You can watch it here.
The Grateful Dead or should I say the Dead & Co have announced more tour dates. You can get them here.
Art Of Dying
Art Of Dying released a new video for their song, Tear Down The Wall, off their current EP, Rise Up. Check it out here.
The 69 Eyes
The 69 Eyes released their third webisode of the making of their album, Universal Monsters, out on April 22. Watch it here.
Helloween released a live clip of them performing their song Heroes. It’s from their latest album, My God-Given Right. You can check it out here.
Phil Collen’s (Def Leppard) side band, Delta Deep, announced U.S. tour dates on their Facebook page. You can get them here.
Metal Church released a lyric video for their new song, Killing Your Time. It’s from their soon to be released album, XI, out on March 25. Watch it here.
Hall And Oates
Hall And Oates announced tour dates, you can get them here.
Steel Panther released another video from their Live From Lexxi’s Mom’s Garage out on Feb 26. This one is called, The Burden Of Being Wonderful. Watch it here.
Black Star Riders’ Ricky Warwick released another track from his up and coming solo record, When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang The Blues), out on February 26. The song is called Celebrating Sinking. Watch it here.
AC/DC have a limited edition Bourbon And Cola available for a cause, up and coming Australian musicians. They are also running a fan contest on the same site, for fans to enter cover songs of their music. Get all the details here.
Mudface put out a new video for the song, Hellfoot. It’s from their new album coming out on March 18, The Bane Of Existence. Check it out here.
The Last Vegas
The Last Vegas released Bloodthirsty from their up and coming release, Eat Me, out on March 18. Check it out here.
Sixx A.M. have sent out a message via singer James Michael. You can watch that here. They want you to tell them where you would like them to play and you can vote for your city here.
Thousand Foot Krutch
Thousand Foot Krutch released the lyric video for their song, Incomplete. It’s from their new album, Exhale, coming out in May. Check out the video here.
Walls Of Jericho
Walls Of Jericho released Relentless. It’s from their new album coming out on March 25, titled No One Can Save You From Yourself. Listen to it here.
Norway rockers, Brutus, released a new song this week called Drowning. It’s a must listen if you are into the 70’s rock style of hard rock. Check it out here.
Jeff Beck has announced his 50th anniversary will be August 10th at the Hollywood Bowl. He will also be celebrating his 80th birthday. You can watch for tickets here.
Mick Mars (Motley Crue)released a teaser video of his solo project, that features John Corabi. Check it out here.
Boston rockers Bad Marriage put out a new song called, Young Love. No album title or release date. Check it out here.
Graham Nash has a new record album coming out called, This Path Tonight, on April 15. He put out Encore and you can listen to it here.
Inglorious released a new song for their soon to be released self titled debut album. Out on February 19. The song is called Unaware. Check it out here.
The Struts are put out a new song called Kiss This from their current album, Everybody Wants. Check it out here.
Last night Skid Row debut their new singer at a private event held at the Mohegan Sun with Slaughter. The new singer is ex-Dragonforce singer ZP Theart. No official announcement from the band, but he did perform with them as the singer. I guess Sebastian has to wait a little longer for his reunion.
SRR Quick Hits
Here is a clip of Glenn Danzig’s appearance on the show, Portlandia. The episode aired last Thursday. Check it out here.
Rumor has it that there is a 50th anniversary concert of Woodstock in the works.
Lita Ford has announced several book signings for her book, Living Like A Runaway. You can get those dates and locations here.
Chicago’s Open Air festival has announced that Rammstein is a headliner. They will announce the rest of the lineup on February 16. Keep track of them here.
Maine’s Rise Above Fest has announced lineups. You can get them here.
The remaining Eagles and Jackson Browne will be paying tribute to Glenn Frey on the Grammy’s (Feb. 15), on CBS. You will also see The Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp), will be paying tribute to Lemmy from Motorhead.
Netflix has a new animated series coming out called Beat Bugs. It features the songs of The Beatles and song by artists you may know like Eddie Vedder, Chris Cornell and so on. The series debuts in August. You can check out the trailer here.
Peter Cetera will not be joining Chicago for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame show.
Bruce Springsteen has a new biography coming out on September 27, called Born To Run.
HBO debuts the music show Vinyl tonight. It air’s at 9 p.m. It’s put out by Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese. You can learn more about it here.