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Music News For Rock And Metal For The Week Of April 3, 2016!

Check out the featured topics for this week’s music report from the dropdown. See a topic you like? Read on!

  1. Guns N’ Roses

  2. Devildriver

  3. KISS

  4. Grateful Dead

  5. Santana

  6. David Bowie

  7. Texas Hippie Coalition

  8. Lacuna Coil

  9. Jane’s Addiction

  10. Hatebreed

  11. ZZ Top And Gregg Allman

  12. The 69 Eyes

  13. Between The Buried And Me

  14. Flotsam And Jetsam

  15. Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock

  16. Baroness

  17. White Wizzard

  18. Volbeat

  19. Behemoth

  20. The Deftones

  21. Madame Mayhem

  22. The Cult


The Cult- GOAT

This is a great tune. The guitar work throughout this song is fantastic. It makes you want to rock out!. This track is from their current album Hidden City. Let me know if you agree, but I certainly like this one!



Last week’s Rockucation question: This singer of a Boston based band was a DJ and married to Faye Dunaway at one time. Who is he and what band did he front? Who is he and what band did he front? Answer: Peter Wolf Of The J. Geils Band Winner/s:  Daryl Sampson, Kingstown, MA, Chuck Dressler, Warwick, RI. Ron Lariviere, North Providence, RI. This Week’s Rockucation Question: He co-wrote a number one hit for The Eagles, Glenn Frey sang backup on one of his albums. He hails from Michigan. He has been covered by many artists, including Metallica and Thin Lizzy. Who is he? Answer Question Here Think you know this music question? Take a guess by clicking the link above! If you answer it correctly, your name will be featured in next week’s Rockucation section.


Music News

Guns N’ Roses Guns N’ Roses has released a trailer from their Troubadour show. You can watch it here. Axl also broke his foot at that show, has had surgery and says he will perform the dates, so no need to worry. You can see him borrowing Dave Grohl’s throne from his broken foot incident with the Foo Fighters here. The Cult will be opening the Mexico dates.


Devildriver released their first webisode for making their new album, Trust No One, out on May 13. You can watch it here.


KISS announced their Freedom To Rock tour. You can get dates here. They also released a trailer for their cinema event; KISS Rocks Vegas that comes out May 25. Watch it here.

Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead released part 6 of their nine part Home webisode series. You can watch it here.


Santana is letting you stream their reunion album, IV, for free. You can listen to it here.

David Bowie David Bowie’s record company released a new song from his Blackstar album. The song I can’t Give Everything Away. You can watch it here.

Texas Hippie Coalition

Texas Hippie Coalition have streamed their new single, Rise. It’s from their soon to be released album, Dark Side Of Black. Out on April 22. Check it out here.

Lacuna Coil Lacuna Coil has released a lyric video for their song, The House Of Shame. It’s from their album, Delirium, which comes out on May 27. You can check out the song here.

Jane’s Addiction

Jane’s Addiction have announced forthe Ritual De Lo Habitual With The Sterling Spoon Tour. It’s the 25th anniversary of said album. Get dates here.


Hatebreed released a new lyric video this week called, A.D. It’s from their soon to be released album, The Concrete Professional. Out on May 13. Watch it here.

ZZ Top And Gregg Allman

ZZ Top and Gregg Allman announce U.S. tour. Tour starts August 16. Get dates here.

The 69 Eyes

The 69 Eyes released a new video this week called, Dolce Vita. It’s from their forthcoming album, Universal Monsters. Out on April 22. You can check out the song here.

Between The Buried And Me

Between The Buried And Me released a live video for their song, The Ectopic Stroll from their new album, Coma Ecliptic. Watch it here.

Flotsam And Jetsam

Flotsam And Jetsam released a lyric video this week called, Iron Maiden. It’s from their soon to be released self titled album, out on May 20. Check it out here.

Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock

Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock released a trailer for their up and coming CD/DVD, On A Mission: Live In Madrid. Out on May 6. You can watch it here.


Baroness released Shock Me from their current album Purple. You can check it out here.

White Wizzard

White Wizzard released a new video this week for their song, Break Out. No new album or release date for it as of yet. Check it out here.


Volbeat released a lyric video this week for the song titled, The Devil’s Bleeding Crown. It’s for their soon to be released album, Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie. Out on June 3. Watch it here.


Behemoth released a new video this week called, Ben-Sahar. It’s from their current album, The Satanist. Watch it here.

The Deftones

Th Deftones released another track this week from their current album, Gore. This one is called Hearts/Wires. You can check it out here.

Madame Mayhem

Madame Mayhem announced tour dates. She is opening for Mushroomhead. You can get dates here.


SRR Quick Hits

Ghost have put out their own wine called, Papastrello. You can order it here.

Record Store Day is April 16. Make sure you support your local record store. Here is the web site for details of participating locations near you here.

In case you care, Vince Neil (Motley Crue and Nicolas Cage (Actor), got into a scuffle this past week in Las Vegas ver a fan. You can watch it here.

Aerosmith is considering making the year of 2017 the band’s farewell tour.

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