Music News For The Week Of November 1, 2015!
Cradle Of Filth announced North American tour dates with the Butcher Babies, starting in January. You can get them here
Girlschool released a new song this week called Take It Like A Band. It’s from their soon to be released album, Guilty As Sin. You can check it out here
Metallica have a new site. You have to join via email and you will now be the “Fifth Member” of the band. You can sign up and check it all out here. They are also going to be playing the Pre-Super Bowl event titled, The Night Before, so in this case it’s February 5th.
Ozzy Osbourne and his son are doing a show on the History Channel. It will be a father and son spoof on history. No title or series start date given.
The movie, Gutterdammerung, featuring the likes of Slash, Lemmy, Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins and a host of others, released a trailer for the movie. It comes out some time next year but you can watch the promo here
Devil You Know released their cover of Survivor’s (yes, that Survivor) Eye Of The Tiger. It’s a bonus track from their current album, They Bleed Red. Watch it here
Five Finger Death Punch released a video for their song, Wash It All Away, from their current album, Got Your Six. It was filmed at the Mohegan Sun Arena, in Uncasville, CT. You can watch it here
Rush have released another video from their R40 Live DVD, out on November 20. This week it’s Tom Sawyer. Check it out here
Korn’s bassist, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu, has a side project, Stillwell, and is releasing a new song, Raise It Up. It’s the title track of the album, out on November 13. Watch it here
Bring Me The Horizon released True Friends. It’s from their current album, That’s The Spirit. Watch it here
Def Leppard released a commentary video of their current self titled album. You can watch it here
Last week’s Rockucation question: What do Aerosmith, Motley Crue, U2, and ZZ Top all have in common? The answer comes to us from North Providence, RI. Ron Larriviere knew it right away. All these bands still have their original line ups!
Flying Colors released another video from their soon to be released DVD/CD, Second Flight: Live At The Z7, out on November 13. The song is Bombs Away! Watch it here
If you are interested in Christian Rock, you can get a free download every week. You can get them here
Ritchie Blackmore announced his lineup for his select shows in Europe. They are the following: Ronnie Romero (singer for Lords Of Black), Jens Johansson (keyboardist for Stratovarius), David Keith (drums) and Bob Nouveau (bassist for Blackmore’s Night).
Dream Theater announced new tour dates for early next year, get them here
Yes, I know there is a demo by Kurt Cobain out there, but I don’t care.
The Scorpions will be releasing their 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition sets. They start on November 6. You can watch the sample video here
WASP have released a video for their title track of their current album, Golgotha. You can watch it here
Iron Maiden teamed up with jewelers, The Great Frog, to make a Powerslave Eddie ring. You can get it here
Fleetwood Mac released Real Pretty and Sara live from the Tusk box set, out on December 4. You can listen to it here
The Rolling Stones announced a Latin America tour. You can watch the promo clip for the dates here
Your PSA for this week is Robert Plant teamed up with Alison Krauss for a Christmas Song.
Like A Storm announced their first U.S. headline tour. Get dates here
Bruce Springsteen put out an unreleased live version of Ramrod. It’s from his forthcoming 7 disc box set. It’s called The Ties That Bind: The River Collection, out on December 4th. You can watch it here
Neckbeardz.com is back from hiatus and you can check my latest guest blog and so much more here
Vinny Appice is in yet another band and this one is also called a supergroup. But you can be the judge of that. This band is called Resurrection Kings. They have their debut album coming out on January 29, 2016. If you pre-order their album you will get the song, Who Did You Run To. You can preview and pre-order it here
There is a Kickstarter campaign for a the pop up book called the Rock Show. It’s a history of rock. You can check it out here
Trans Siberian Orchestra is streaming their soon to be released album, Letters From The Labyrinth. You have to sign up with your email to get it. You can give it a listen here
Kobra And The Lotus have a Pledgemusic campaign for their new double album. You can check out the goodies you get for what you pledge. Check it out here Plus the band has teamed up with Kamelot for a tour. Get dates here
The Cult released Dark Energy from their soon to be released album, Hidden City, out on February 5. Check it out here
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Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience have released tour dates. You can get them here
Can you guess this week’s Rockucation question? The following albums have something in common that happened: The Beatles, Yesterday And Today; The Rolling Stones, Beggars Banquet; Blind Faith, Blind Faith; Alice Cooper, Love It To Death; Lynyrd Skynyrd, Street Survivors; Roger Waters, The Pros And Cons of Hitch Hiking; Guns And Roses, Appetite For Destruction; Nirvana, In Utero; Jane’s Addiction, Ritual de lo Habitual; Van Halen, Balance; just to name a few! What do they all share in common?