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Music News For Rock And Metal For The Week Of May 1, 2016!

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

  1. Dream Theater

  2. Corners Of Sanctuary

  3. Devildriver

  4. AC/DC

  5. Lacuna Coil

  6. Mike Tramp

  7. Steven Tyler

  8. Motorhead

  9. Tremonti

  10. Shiprocked Cruise

  11. The Red Hot Chili Peppers

  12. PSA #1

  13. Lords Of Black

  14. Desert Trip

  15. White Zombie

  16. Sunstorm

  17. Hellyeah

  18. Monster Of Rock Cruise

  19. Ted Poley

  20. PSA #2

  21. Chris Robinson Brotherhood

  22. The Monkees

  23. Stags


Stags- Sun Bleached Baby

I’ve mentioned this band in the past and in their latest, they haven’t disappointed. Their music is refreshing and rocking. You can learn and check out more about them here.



Last week’s Rockucation question: This band formed in 1969. The band’s name was taken from a character in a Charles Dickens novel called David Copperfield. Over the years, Bob Daisley, John Wetton and Chris Slade have been members. Who is the band? What is the band? Answer: Uriah Heep Winner/s:  Darryl Sampson, Kingston, MA. This Week’s Rockucation Question:The Crocodile Cafe, or what the locals call, “The Croc”, was a famous club that was part of what Alternative Rock genre? The club is from the northwest. What genre and what city was the club in? 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

Dream Theater Dream Theater released their latest song this week, Our New World. It’s from their current album, The Astonishing. Check it out here.

Corners Of Sanctuary Corners Of Sanctuary have released a promo video for their up and coming midwest tour. You can check it out here.


Devildriver is streaming a new song called My Night Sky. It’s from their forthcoming album, Trust No One, out on May 13. Listen to it here.


There are some audio of Axl Rose rehearsing with AC/DC. Maybe it will help you decide if you would pay to see them. You can hear the rehearsal here. Here is the first footage of Axl with AC/DC in Lisbon, Portugal, check out Shoot To Thrill here.

Lacuna Coil

Lacuna Coil is streaming a new song called Ghost In The Mist. It’s from their album, Delerium, out on May 27. You can listen to it here.

Mike Tramp

Mike Tramp (White Lion) has released a new video of his song, Stay. It’s from his current album, Nomad. Check it out here.

Steven Tyler Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) has announced his solo tour that he calls Out On A Limb. You can get dates here.


Motorhead released a video from their soon to be released DVD, Clean Your Clock, out on June 10. You can watch, When The Sky Comes Looking For You, here.

Tremonti Tremonti discusses each track on his latest release Dust. You can listen here.

Shiprocked Cruise

Shiprocked Cruise has announced its lineup and you can get details here.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers streamed a new song this week, Dark Necessities. It’s from their forthcoming album, The Getaway, out on June 17. You can listen to it here.

PSA #1

Your first PSA is, I don’t care about anything Radiohead. You won’t find anything about them here. That is all.

Lords Of Black

Lords Of Black which features Ronnie Romero who was picked by Ritchie Blackmore to sing for his current tour dates as Rainbow, have released a new song. The song is Cry No More. It’s off their current album II. You can watch it here.

Desert Trip

The big concert that the founders of Coachella have been trying to make is with Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, and Neil Young. The Rolling Stones and the Who are happening in October, from the 7th through the 9th. You can get details here. There is also a VIP experience for dinner at this event from top chefs. You can read about it here.

White Zombie

White Zombie are releasing a 5 LP/3 CD Box Set on June 3rd. It is called It Came From N.Y.C. They have released an unboxing video for it. Watch it here.


Sunstorm featuring Joe Lynn Turner, have released a new song this week. The song is called Don’t Walk Away From A Goodbye. The song is from the album, Edge Of Tomorrow, out on May 13. You can listen to the song here.


Hellyeah released the official video of their song Human. Their new album, Undeniable, will be out on June 3rd. You can watch Human here.

Monster Of Rock Cruise

The Monsters Of Rock cruise has added a few more days and ports. It also has an updated band list. Get details here.

Ted Poley

Ted Poley (Danger Danger) released another song this week from his current album, Beyond The Fade. The song is Let’s Start Something. You can watch it here.

PSA #2

Your second PSA this week is that Scott Stapp is fronting a band or something like that, but he won’t be fronting Stone Temple Pilots.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes has released a new song with his band, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood. The new album comes out on July 29. The song, Narcissus Soaking Wet can be heard here.

The Monkees

The Monkees released You Bring The Summer, written by Andy Partridge of XTC. The album, Good Times, comes out on May 27. Listen to it here.


SRR Quick Hits

I can’t believe Jon Bon Jovi did a DirecTV commercial with a song for it. You can watch it here.

Serj Tankian (System Of A Down) wrote a political song of solidarity with Armenians of Azerbaijan. They just went through a 4 day war. You can check out the song, Artsakh here. But it is sung in Armenian.

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