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Music News For Rock And Metal For The Week Of May 22, 2016!

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

  1. Memorial Day

  2. The Winery Dogs

  3. Manowar

  4. Red Hot Chili Peppers

  5. Asking Alexandria

  6. Death Angel

  7. Fates Warning

  8. Corners Of Sanctuary

  9. Duff McKagan

  10. Bun E. Carlos

  11. Pop Evil

  12. Linkin Park

  13. Katatonia

  14. David Lee Roth

  15. Kissin’ Dynamite

  16. The Rolling Stones

  17. The Ramones

  18. Gone Is Gone

  19. Paul McCartney

  20. Dokken

  21. Dead Daisies

  22. Crash Midnight


Four By Fate-Moonshine!

Now this is a supergroup. Once again it takes seasoned rockers to show how it’s done. Just listen to the guitar work on this track. It’s just fantastic. The song rocks. Can’t wait to hear the album. I already ordered my CD, have you? You can do so here.



Last week’s Rockucation question: Can you name 5 of the 9 rock and metal bands that were part of the filthy 15 songs that the PMRC wanted banned? Can you name 5 of the 9 rock and metal bands banned? Answer: Twisted Sister, Def Leppard, Judas Priest, Motley Crue, Venom, AC/DC, WASP, Mercyful Fate, and Black Sabbath.

Winner/s:  No winners this week. This Week’s Rockucation Question Alan Atkins was the singer of what band before being replaced by this soon to become legend. What band and who replaced him? 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

Memorial Day Before we begin the news this week, I just wanted to pause for a moment and say thanks and think of those who died for our freedoms this Memorial Day.

The Winery Dogs The Winery Dogs have released a new video for their song Captain Love. It’s from their current album, Hot Streak. Check it out here.

Manowar Manowar announced that they will be embarking on their farewell tour. The dates are starting in Germany. It’s all they have released at this time. Get them here.

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers have streamed their title track from their new album, Getaway, out on June 17. You can listen to it here.

Asking Alexandria

Asking Alexandria released a new video for their song, Here I am, from their current album, The Black. You can check it out here.

Death Angel

Death Angel put out a new song this week called Lost. It’s from their just released album, The Evil Divide. You can check it out here.

Fates Warning

Fates Warning released some audio samples of their soon to be released album, Theories Of Flight, out on July 1. Take a listen here.

Corners Of Sanctuary Corners Of Sanctuary’s drummer Sean Nelligan departed from the band and the band announced his replacement, Mad T. You get more details here.

Duff McKagan

Duff McKagan of Guns And Roses is releasing a new documentary based on his book. The film titled, It’s So Easy And Other Lies: Live At The Moore. It will have a limited theatrical release on May 26. Here are two clips from it, one is the trailer for it, which you can see here, the other is when they opened for Motley Crue, in which you can check out here.

Bun E. Carlos Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick) released a preview of his solo album with his new song, Do Something Real. The Album is titled Greetings From Bunezuela, out on June 24. Listen to the song here.

Pop Evil

Pop Evil replaced drummer Josh “Chachi” Marunde who left the band with Mcqueen’s Hayley Cramer.

Linkin Park

Linkin Park put out a short video from the studio for making of their seventh album, you can watch here.


Katatonia have streamed their recently released new album, The Fall Of Hearts. You can listen to it in its entirety here.

David Lee Roth

David Lee Roth talks about the future of Van Halen in his most recent show of The Roth Show. You can hear him tell you all about it here.

Kissin’ Dynamite

Kissin’ Dynamite released a new video this week called, Hashtag Your Life. It’s from their soon to be released album Generation Goodbye, out on July 8. Check it out here.

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones released a trailer for their upcoming live collection called Totally Stripped, out on June 3rd. You can watch the trailer here.

The Ramones

The Ramones will be releasing a 3CD/1LP deluxe remastered edition that comes out on July 29th. This marks the 40th anniversary of their debut. This is a limited edition numbered release. There will only be 19,760 copies made of it.

Gone Is Gone

The new supergroup, Gone Is Gone, that features Mastodon’s Troy Sanders and Queens Of The Stone Age Troy Van Leeuwen, have released their first video called Starlight. Their self titled debut album will be released on July 8. Check out the video here.

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney is releasing a six part series called Pure McCartney VR. You can watch the first one about the song, Coming Up, here.


It has been confirmed that the Dokken reunion is going to happen in Japan and a DVD will follow. Depending on how those dates go, they may consider a tour.

Dead Daisies

Dead Daisies released a teaser video of their soon to be released album, Make Some Noise, out on August 5th. Watch the trailer here.

Crash Midnight

If you’re looking for some new rock music to get you going, check out Boston rockers, Crash Midnight’s latest Roxy. It’s from their album Lost In The City. Check it out here.


SRR Quick Hits

The Discovery Channel has a new show starting July 9, called Hello World! It is six episodes long. Each week famous musicians narrate facts about the animals, etc, in their environment, and two such musicians scheduled to appear are Steven Tyler and Joan Jett.

Sex Pistols guitarist Steven Jones will be publishing his autobiography on November 17. It is called, Lonely Boy.

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