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Music News For Rock And Metal For The Week Of September 4, 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. Slayer

  3. Red Fang

  4. Opeth

  5. Alter Bridge

  6. Hardline

  7. Sully Erna

  8. Art Of Anarchy

  9. Oasis

  10. Katatonia

  11. The Red Hot Chili Peppers

  12. Metallica

  13. Kobra And The Lotus

  14. Last In Line

  15. PSA 1

  16. Rev Theory

  17. Kansas

  18. Tygers Of Pan Tang

  19. Green Day

  20. The Rolling Stones

  21. Stevie Nicks

  22. FLotsam And Jetsam

  23. PSA 2

  24. Cactus

  25. Fates Warning

  26. Blackberry Smoke

  27. Glenn Hughes

  28. Wovenwar

  29. The Pretenders

  30. Bob Weir


AdapterAdapter- Redeemer Album!

This band is from Attleboro, MA. I absolutely think this band is worthy of checking out. I don’t usually stream a whole album in this spot, but they really don’t have a video to speak of (outside of live performances). This is a two piece band, yes, just guitar and drums, plus some harmonica. I have seen them and they are a sight to see. Listen to the album and you tell me that they don’t have a full sound! If you love heavy blues and Black Sabbath, then gives these guys a listen. Anyway, check them out, you can learn more about them on their Facebook page: here.



Last week’s Rockucation question: What is significant about the following record labels? Big Brother Records, Third Man Records, Apple Records, Elementree Records, UZI Suicide, and Swan Song Records.

Who is the band? Answer: They are the artists’ and bands’ own record labels, otherwise known as a vanity label.

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

This week’s Rockucation question is: What was the first rock artist/band and song to break the three minute rule for rock radio?

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 an updated version of their song, Our New World, with Lzzy Hale of Halestorm. The original track appears on the band’s latest album, The Astonishing. You can check it out here.


Slayer have released another video from their current album, Repentless. This one is called Pride In Prejudice. Check it out here.

Red Fang

Red Fang put out a pretty good video for their song, Shadows. Definitely worth checking out. It’s from their new album, Only Ghosts, coming out on October 14. Check it out here.

Opeth Opeth released a new lyric video this week, very Jethro Tull sounding in my opinion. The song is Will O The Wisp. It’s from their forthcoming album, Sorceress, out on September 30th. You can judge for yourself here.

Alter Bridge Alter Bridge released another great track from their new album, The Last Hero, coming out on October 7. The song is called My Champion. Check it out here.

Hardline Hardline have a new song out this week called Nobody’s Fool and it rocks! It’s from their soon to be released album, Human Nature, out on October 14. Check it out here.

Sully Erna Sully Erna (Godsmack) announced his solo tour, you can get dates here.

Art Of Anarchy Art Of Anarchy, the band featuring Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Guns And Roses) and John Moyer (Disturbed), have now added Scott Stapp (Creed) to the lineup and have put out a teaser video. It’s for their lead single, The Madness. No word on the official release date for their new album. Watch the teaser here.

Oasis Oasis released a preview of their documentary, Supersonic. It will be released in the U.K. and Ireland on October 2, and the rest of the world on October 14. Then on DVD October 31. Check it out here.

Katatonia Katatonia released a new video this week for their song, Shifts. It’s from their current album, The Fall Of Hearts. You can check it out here.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers released another track from their latest album, The Getaway. It’s called Go Robot. You can watch it here.

Metallica Metallica announced some tour dates, starting in October, get them here.

Kobra And The Lotus Kobra And The Lotus have released a new single this week called TriggerPulse. It’s from their forthcoming album, Prevail I & II, out sometime in February of 2017. You can check it out here.

Last In Line Last In Line (Members of Dio) have announced tour dates. Get them here.

PSA 1 Your PSA for this week is Epica put out a video.

Rev Theory Rev Theory is streaming their entire album, The Revelation.They just released it this week. You can listen to it here.

Kansas Kansas released a new lyric video this week from their album, The Prelude Implicit, out on September 23. The track is Visibility Zero. Check it out here.

Tygers Of Pan Tang Tygers Of Pan Tang released a new video from their new self titled album coming out on October 21. The video is for the song called Only The Brave. Check it out here.

Green Day Green Day released the title track of their new album, Revolution Radio. The album is out on October 7. You can check out the track here.

The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are debuting their documentary, Ole’ Ole’ Ole’: A Trip Across Latin America, on September 16, at The Toronto International Film Festival. You can watch the trailer for it here.

Stevie Nicks Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac) has announced tour dates, get them here.

Flotsam And Jetsam Flotsam And Jetsam released a new song this week, Seventh Seal. It’s from their current self titled album. Listen to it here.

PSA 2 Your second PSA this week is that Slaves On Dope released a video.

Fates Warning Fates Warning announced a European tour. Get dates here.

Blackberry Smoke Blackberry Smoke released, Sunrise In Texas from their new album, Like An Arrow, out on October 14. Just another soon to be classic by them. Give it a listen here.

Glenn Hughes Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Country Communion, California Breed) has a new solo album coming out on November 4, called Resonate. You can hear samples and him talk about it here.

Wovenwar Wovenwar released Censorship this week from their forthcoming album, Honor Is Dead, out on October 21. Check it out here.

Steve Harris Steve Harris (Iron Maiden) has announced his solo tour, British Lion. Get dates here.

The Pretenders The Pretenders released a new song, yes those Pretenders. The song is Holy Communion, from their soon to be released album, Alone, out on October 21. Check it out here.

Bob Weir Bob Weir (Grateful Dead) released another song this week called Gonesville, from his newly released album, Blue Mountain. Listen to it here.

SRR Non Music News Quick Hits

David Grohl’s mom, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, has written a book about being a rock star mom. The book is titled, From The Cradle To Stage: Stories From The Mothers Who Rocked And Raised Rock Stars. It will be out on April 25, 2017.

Meat Loaf’s Bat Out Of Hell album will be made into a musical for it’s 40th Anniversary. It is called, Bat Out Of Hell: The Musical. Casting is underway in the U.K. It begins production in February in Manchester, England.

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