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Music News For Rock And Metal For The Week Of September 25, 2016!

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

  1. Alter Bridge

  2. Dee Snider

  3. The Pretty Reckless

  4. Metallica

  5. Extreme

  6. Mark Knopfler

  7. Hardline

  8. Megadeth

  9. Rik Emmett

  10. PSA

  11. Loverboy

  12. The Devil Wears Prada

  13. Crowbar

  14. Testament

  15. Faith No More

  16. Theocracy

  17. Korn

  18. Grim Reaper

  19. Blackberry Smoke

  20. Ratt

  21. The Agonist

  22. The Rolling Stones


Steel Panther- She’s Tight (Featuring Robin Zander)!

I always enjoy the tongue in cheek attitude with their songs and videos. Once again they didn’t disappoint with their cover of Cheap Trick. Their new album, Lower The Bar, will be out on February, 24, 2017. You can pre-order it here.



Last week’s Rockucation question: This former guitarist of Spooky Tooth gave his band its name because half the band was American and the other half is English. What was the band?

What was the band? Answer: Foreigner

Winner/s: Nina McCarthy, Westerly, RI and Kamran Khan, Seekonk, MA.

This week’s Rockucation question is: This guitarist turned down the chance to join Derek And The Dominoes, but did join Santana. He later helped start another famous band, that he is still part of today. Who is the guitarist and what band did he help start?

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

Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge release another great track this week from their soon to be released album, The Last Hero, out on October 7. Can’t wait to get this one. You can check out, The Other Side here.

Dee Snider

Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) released the title track of his new album, We Are The Ones, out on October 21. You can check out the lyric video here.

The Pretty Reckless

The Pretty Reckless put out an audio version of their song, Take Me Down, from their soon to be released album, Who You Selling For, out on October 21. The red in the video is a nice touch. Check it out here. They also streamed another song called Prisoner, this week and you can listen to it here.

Metallica Metallica released another song this week from their new album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, that comes out November 18. The new track is called, Moth Into The Flame. You can watch it here.

Extreme Extreme released a performance video for their song Money (In God We Trust). It’s from their soon to be released DVD, Pornagraffiiit Live 25: Metal Meltdown, out on October 14. Watch it here.

Mark Knopfler Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits) released a documentary based on the title of his second solo album, Sailing To Philadelphia. He revisits his roots and those who inspired him. You can watch, Sailing To Philadelphia, The Documentary here.

Hardline Hardline released a new song for their album that comes out on October 14, called Human Nature. Check out the song, In The Dead Of The Night, here.

Megadeth Megadeth released a new song from their current album, Dystopia. The song is called, Conquer Or Die. You can listen to the instrumental here.

Rik Emmett Rik Emmett (Triumph) and his new band, RESoltion9 released their new song this week that features Alex Lifeson of Rush. The song, Human Race, is from his forthcoming album, RES9, out in November. You can check it out here.

PSA Your PSA this week is that Amy Lee of Evanescence has another song for her children’s album.

Loverboy Loverboy released just a single. No album info related material. The song is called Some Like It Hot and you can buy it on all the normal digital channels. You can check it out here.

The Devils Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada released their new single, To The Key Of Evergreen, from their soon to be released album, Transit Blues, out on October 7. Check it out here.

Crowbar Crowbar have released another song from their forthcoming album, The Serpent Only Lies, out on October 28. Check out their new single, Plasmic And Pure here.

Testament Testament released another webisode for the making of, Brotherhood Of The Snake, out on October 28. Check it out here.

Faith No More Faith No More released another song from their current album, Sol Invictus. Check out Cone Of Shame here.

Theocracy Theocracy released a new lyric video for their song Wishing Well. It’s from their album Ghost Ship out on October 28. Check it out here.

Korn Korn’s new album, The Serenity Of Suffering, will be out on October 21. They teamed up with Corey Taylor (Slipkont, Stone Sour) for the song, A Different World. Check it out here.

Grim Reaper Grim Reaper, or should I say Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper, released the title track of their latest album, Walking In The Shadows. It is out now. Check it out here.

Blackberry Smoke Blackberry Smoke released another track from their new album, Like An Arrow, out on October 14. Check out Let It Burn here.

Ratt The other members of Ratt (Stephen Pearcy, Warren DeMartini and Juan Croucier) reunited on the Monsters Of Rock Cruise, fueling the rumors that they may get back together without Bobby Blotzer.

The Agonist The Agonist released a new video for the song, The Hunt. It’s from their latest album, Five. Check out The Hunt here.

The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones released the song, Out Of Control, from their new concert film, DVD, CD, Havana Moon, out on November 11. Watch it here.

SRR Non Music News Quick Hits

Deftones have partnered with Belching Beaver Brewery to make their own beer called Phantom Bride IPA. It debuts October 3rd. The brewery site is here.

David Lee Roth is asking for help in finding a stalker. If you’re interested you can respond to his blog here.

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