Music News Of Rock And Metal For The week Of February 21, 2016!
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Black Stone Cherry- The Rambler!
Last week’s Rockucation question: The original name of this album was called Life, but was changed to another name meaning the study of life. The band took the title from a book of the same name. The cover of the album looks like the cover of the book. It’s the band’s third album. Who is the band and the album? Who is the band and the album? Answer: Pearl Jam, Vitalogy Winners: Evan Portno, Coventry, RI This Week’s Rockucation Question Eddie Van Halen, Tom Morello, and Brian May did this to get their own sound. What was it? 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.
Sixty-Nine Crash South American rockers, Sixty-Nine Crash, released Wicked from their current album, Louder. It’s shot in a 360 degree fashion. The band thinks no one else shot a video like this in this format. Check it out here.
Anthrax released a lyric video for their new song, Breathe Lightning. It’s from their new album that just came out Friday called, For All Kings. You can watch it here.
Judas Priest released a teaser for their soon to be released live CD/DVD called Battle Cry, out on March 25. Watch it here.
David Lee Roth
David Lee Roth’s (Van Halen) site is up and running and you might find it interesting. He has new videos and other things on it. You can check it all out here.
I came across this Swiss band that you might want to check out called Burning Witches. They are an all female metal band. They just completed recording their first album. You can check out their first song, which is the same name as the band, here
Whitesnake Whitesnake announced dates for their Greatest Hits tour. You can get them here.
Filter is streaming a new song called Mother E from their forthcoming album, Crazy Eyes, out on April 8. You can check it out here.
The Treatment The Treatment released the title track of their new album, Generation Me. Listen to it here.
Lords Of Black
Lords Of Black released another track from their second album, II, out on March 18. This song is Ghost Of You. The band features Ronnie Romero, the new singer for Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow concerts. Listen to it here.
Your PSA this week is that Babymetal released a new song.
Zakk Wylde released a new song from his forthcoming album, Book Of Shadows II, out on April 8. Check out the first single Sleeping Dogs here.
Def Leppard published their rescheduled dates and you can get them here.
Candlebox released a new lyric video for their song, Vexatious. It’s off their soon to be released album, Disappearing In Airports, out on April 22. Check it out here.
Iggy Pop And Josh Homme
Iggy Pop and Josh Homme have released Sunday from their project, Post Pop Depression. The album comes out on March 18. Listen here.
Paul Simon announced North American tour dates and a new album coming out this Spring called Stranger To Stranger. Get dates here.
Here is another PSA, the Goo Goo Dolls are doing something or whatever and who really cares?
Killswitch Engage announced that tickets are on sale for their Incarnate tour. Get info here.
Disturbed released the live performance of them doing their version of Simon And Garfunkel’s, Sound Of Silence. It’s from their current album Immortalized. Check it out here.
The Electric Warlord Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser. He released the lyric video for the song, Well, Everybody’s Fucking In A U.F.O. Watch it here.
Necronomicon have released a new video entitled Crown Of Thorns. It’s from their soon to be released album, Advent Of The Human God, out on March 18. Watch it here.
Hellyeah released a lyric video for the song Human from their new and yet to be named album. No release date yet either (maybe Spring). Check it out here.
Guns And Roses
Rumor is that Guns And Roses are in the studio making new music. I’m not sure that’s what the fans want for a reunion tour. Based on the history of how long the band takes to make an album. I’m not sure the fans will wait that long for the tour to launch.
The 69 Eyes
The 69 Eyes have released part four of their webisode series on the making of their soon to be released album, Universal Monsters, out on April 22. Watch it here.
Devil You Know
Devil You Know released, Consume The Damned from their current album They Bleed Red. Watch it the live performance here.
Progressive rockers, Tiles, released a new song called Shelter In Place from their soon to be released album, Pretending 2 Run, out on April 15. Watch it here.
Last In Line
Supergroup Last In Line (members who worked with Dio), who recently released their debut album, Heavy Crown, put out a making of the album video. Check it out here.
Adelitas Way is streaming in its entirely their new album, Getaway, that was released Friday. You can listen to it here.
Lords Of The Trident
Lords Of The Trident released their metal version of Beyonce’s Djiva. It’s from their current covers EP, ReQuests. Check out the video here.
Thousand Foot Krutch
Thousand Foot Krutch released a lyric video for the song, Running With Giants. It’s from their soon to be released Exhale album (no date yet). Watch it here.
Devildriver released tour dates you can get them here.
Bad Company And Joe Walsh
Another rumor is that Joe Walsh and Bad Company are touring together this summer. I hope that one is true as I would love to see that.
Broken Witt Rebels
Broken Witt Rebels have released a video for Low. It’s from their forthcoming EP, Georgia Pines, out on April 15. Check it out here.
SRR Quick Hits
Dream Theater will have a game out in April based on their new album, The Astonishing. It will come in all formats, PC, MAC, IOS and Android.
Black Sabbath have a new book out. It’s called, Black Sabbath: The Illustrated Lyrics, Vol. 1: Supernatural Horror In Literature. You can learn more about it here.
April 16 is Record Store Day. Metallica has been chosen to be the Ambassador again. You can learn more about events in your area here.
Iron Maiden released a video about their airplane, Ed Force One. You can check it out here. Might be a new trend, touring bands and everything all in one.
Boston have a cool contest out. They are looking for 70’s inspired art, utilizing the Boston logo for their up and coming 40th Anniversary summer tour. Get details here.
Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath is asking the state of New York to ban declawing of cats.
The Moonstone Music Festival released the lineup for this year’s show. KISS is a headliner. You can get tickets and info here.
I guess cable companies are getting into the rock music genre. First HBO put out the Vinyl drama series and now Showtime is coming out with Roadies. It debuts on June 26. You can watch the trailer here.