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Rock And Metal News For The Week Of October 30, 2016!

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

  1. Monster Truck

  2. Metallica

  3. Sixx A.M.

  4. Crowbar

  5. Alter Bridge

  6. Volbeat

  7. In Flames

  8. Testament

  9. Papa Roach

  10. Journey

  11. Sabaton

  12. The Dead Daisies

  13. Eddie Harsch

  14. Civil War

  15. Bring Me The Horizon

  16. PSA

  17. Trivium

  18. Rush

  19. Hellyeah

  20. Bad Company

  21. Neil Young

  22. Kiss

  23. Blackstone Cherry

  24. Queen


Cast Of Kings-Killer!

Came across this band and just liked what I heard. Nice sound, rocking song. I thought everyone should give them a listen. If you like it, you can listen to more here.



Last week’s Rockucation question: Who is Paul David Hewson?

Who is he? Answer: Bono.

Winner/s: Buddy Denomme, North Smithfield, RI, and Nina McCarthy, Westerly, RI

This week’s Rockucation question is: This three piece band, originally wanted Mitch Mitchell as their drummer, but they went with the drummer from Atomic Rooster. Rumor had it that they were going to hire Jimi Hendrix, but he died before they could have him audition. It would have changed the band name forever. What is the band and what would have it been called if he did join.

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

Monster Truck

Monster Truck released an animated video for their latest single, For The People. It’s from their current album Sittin’ Heavy. You can check it out here.


This week, Metallica released another song, Atlas, Rise! It’s from their soon to be released album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, out on November 18. Watch it here.

Sixx A.M.

Sixx A.M. released another track from their soon to be released album, Vol. 2 Prayers For The Blessed, out on November 18. Check out Barbarians (Prayers For The Blessed) here.

Crowbar Crowbar released a new video from their just released album, The Serpent Only Lies. Check out Falling While Rising here.

Alter Bridge Alter Bridge announced North American tor dates for 2017. You can get them here.

Volbeat Volbeat put out a new video for their new song, Seal The Deal. It’s taken from their current album, Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie. The video is inspired by Rocky. You can watch it here.

In Flames In Flames released another new song and this one is called Save Me. It’s from their new album, Battles, out on November 11. Check it out here.

Testament Testament released a new song from their just released album, Brotherhood Of The Snake. Check out The Pale King here.

Papa Roach Papa Roach released a new song this week from a yet to be named album coming out later in 2017. Check out Crooked Teeth here.

Journey Journey’s Jonathan Cain stated this week that if they get into The Rock Hall Of Fame, Steve Perry needs to front the band. If that happens, it could launch the reunion.

Sabaton Sabaton announced a North American tour. You can get dates here.

The Dead Daisies The Dead Daisies released a short film for their new single, Song And Prayer. It’s from their current album, Make Some Noise. Watch it here.

Eddie Harsch Eddie Harsch, keyboardist of the Black Crowes, died at the age of 59. No details have been given. RIP, Eddie!

Civil War Civil War have released Tombstone from their just released album, The Last Full Measure. Check it out here.

Rik Emmett’s RESoliution9 Rik Emmett’s (Triumph) RESolution9 has put out a lyric video for their song, End Of The Line. It features Alex Lifeson of Rush and James Labrie of Dream Theater. You can watch it here.

Bring Me The Horizon Bring Me The Horizon released a new song from their current album, That’s The Spirit. You can check out Oh No here.

PSA Your PSA this week is that Gone Is Gone released a new video.

Trivium Trivium released a demo of their song, The Storm. It’s from their forthcoming reissue of their debut album, Ember To Inferno. You can listen here.

Rush Rush are releasing a 40th anniversary of 2112. It comes out on December 16. It will have all the bells and whistles that these packages comes with. Looking forward to this one.

Hellyeah Hellyeah have released a new lyric video for their song, Love Falls. It’s from their current album, Unden!able. Check it out here.

Bad Company Bad Company guitarist Mick Ralphs is recovering from a stroke. Word is he’s doing well.

Neil Young Neil Young will be releasing a new album on December 9, called Peace Trail. He premiered the title track on Spotify. You can sign up here. He has also put his catalog back on Spotify.

Kiss KISS original drummer Peter Criss will be attending as a guest to the LA Kiss Expo on January 27. You can get more details here.

Blackstone Cherry Blackstone Cherry is offering two free downloads, I Am The Lion and Coyote, if you subscribe to their site here.

Queen Queen have put out a website called Queen on air radio. You can check it out here.

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