Music News For The Week Of March 15, 2015!
Supergroup, Killer Be Killed, released a video for Curb Crusher, off of their debut album. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Od979kzjZA
Motorhead’s cruise known as Motorboat has announced the lineups and dates, tickets go on sale the 25th. Get info here: http://www.motorheadcruise.com/
Raven have a new album, Extermination, coming out on April 26. They have released a lyric video for the song, Destroy All Monsters. You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skb0oN1GftI
Hinder have released another new track. This one is called Rather Hate Than Hurt. It’s from their soon to be released album, When The Smoke Clears. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh_NiZLGy7Y
Ozzy Osbourne has a comic book coming out this week. It’s titled, Ozzy Osbourne, The Metal Madman. You can only get the comic here: http://www.comicfleamarket.com/comic-books/
Eric Clapton is releasing Forever Man on his birthday. When you ask? April 28. It will have 51 tracks. 3 CD/2 CD/2 LP vinyl set and digital downloads.
Scott Weiland And The Wildabouts released two more songs, Way She Moves and Hotel Rio. You can hear them here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8p1Wqet7nM
Rage Against The Machine have lullaby versions of 6 songs. You can listen to samples here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnrAP-5c2Pk. You can purchase them here: http://www.ttlrs.com
Offspring have a new song called Coming For You. No new album yet, but check out the song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji9NPW3mi8o
The Faces are talking reunion again. I, for one, would love that to happen.
Hollywood Undead released a new video for their song, Day Of The Dead. It’s from their soon to be released album by the same name. It comes out March 31. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl0e5DrYLyY
Andy Fraser, bassist for Free, passed at the age of 62. He was battling both cancer and aids. RIP, Andy!
Rush have announced tour dates, get them here: http://www.rush.com/tour/rush40-tour/’
Jake E. Lee has already made changes in his band Red Dragon Cartel. Frontman DJ Smith is out and Michael Beck is in.
As many of you know, I do a guest blog on http://www.neckbeardz.com. You should catch up on them and let me know your comments. I’ll get you started if you haven’t already. Here is the latest one I wrote: http://www.neckbeardz.com/music/rock/best-ten-frontmen-time/
Last week’s Rockucation question was: What do the Clash, The Damned, Elvis Costello, The Sex Pistols, Generation X and The Buzzcocks all have in common? No one got this, but they were all British punk bands.
Tremonti released a video titled, Story From The Road-House Of Blues. You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3fmT2odJqY. His second album, Cauterize, comes out June 9th. He releases a new single called Another Heart, Tuesday the 24th. Be on the look out for it.
Molly Hatchet drummer, Bruce Crump, passed away at the age of 57. No word on cause of death. RIP, Bruce!
There will be a Grateful Dead auction on April 11 and 12. You can check it out here: http://gratefuldead.auction/
We Are Harlot have released yet another track from their debut album. This one is called Never Turn Back. The album comes out March 31st. You can listen to the song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubvRYUPgKrQ
Hessler released a new song with a male singer nonetheless. It’s called King Of Sting. Check it out here: https://soundcloud.com/hesslerchicago
Van Halen released another audio clip of their soon to be released live album with David Lee Roth. The live 2 CD set is titled, Van Halen: Tokyo Dome In Concert, coming out March 31. That being said, they will be on the Ellen show on April 2. They will play live and promote the album. Rumor has it that they may announce a tour as well. Listen to Unchained here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=py-90gT3jeE
Poynte have released another track from their album, Discreet Enemy. It’s out now. This is Nursery Crimes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OgptZembk4&feature=youtu.be
Randy Bachman, guitarist of The Guess Who and BTO fame, has a new solo album coming out on April 13 called Heavy Blues. This is the title track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xa_pOrgh47c
Metallica is offering a free download of the corporate show they did. You can get it here: http://www.livemetallica.com/live-music/0,507/Metallica-mp3-flac-download-2-9-2015-Pier-48-San-Francisco-CA.html
Last week, I stated that the Rolling Stones were going to announce tour dates for North America on March 19. Apparently they changed their mind. Instead they announced on their Facebook page your chance to introduce the Stones and utter the immortal words, “Ladies and gentlemen, the Rolling Stones!” Go to www.justakissaway.rocks for a chance to win a trip for two to an undisclosed location and memories that will last a lifetime.They are also giving away a vault of vinyl to 50 runners up. Now go enter and win.
The Quireboys released the title track off their new EP, Gracie B, out now. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IczKO5TlIb4&t=115
Whitesnake released an electronic press kit for their Purple album. You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5T2inUoTLrs
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Just last week, I announced that A.J. Pero (Twisted Sister, Adrenaline Mob), had just joined a new band, Four By Fate. Unfortunately, he had a heart attack and passed at the age of 55. He is being mourned by many a rock star, including Twisted Sister. You can read their comments here: http://www.twistedsister.com/. RIP, A.J. You will be missed!
The first ever Rock And Roll Fantasy Camp in Calgary Canada will feature Gene Simmons and George Lynch. Get details here: http://www.rockandrollcampcanada.com/
Supergroup Dead Daisies have added John Corabi to their band. He will be recording with them for their second album to be released in June.
Check out this band from South Carolina called Osara. I think you will be impressed with their sound. https://soundcloud.com/osaramusic
The Foo Fighters may film a second season of Sonic Highways in the U.K., or at least it’s rumored to be done.
Full Devil Jacket have released a new song called Valley Of Bones. It will be out on their soon to be released album by the same name. The release date is March 31. Check out the song here: https://soundcloud.com/eone-music/full-devil-jacket-valley-of-bones/s-UUU67
Kamelot has a new album called Haven. It comes out May 5. You can get a teaser of it right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw5yhUZETIw&list=PLjqlUlCV3H7orovNCbetz4AFgr-ggpwF3&index=2’
The KISS Kruise is still adding lots of bands. You can get details here: http://www.thekisskruise.com
Bad Company released an alternate version of their song, Whiskey Bottle. The original never made it on the album, but was the flip side of the Good Lovin’ Gone Bad single. You can listen to it here: http://radio.com/2015/03/16/listen-to-an-alternate-version-of-bad-companys-whiskey-bottle-premiere/
This week’s Rockucation question is: Lookin’ For Love, Where Did Our Love Go, Land Of A Thousand Dances, Ain’t Nothin’ But A Houseparty, and Night Time Is The Right Time, to name a few, are songs by what band and what makes them different from the rest of their catalog?