Category Archives: Rock News

Bones UK details new album, ‘Soft’

Bones UK details new album, ‘Soft’

Sumerian RecordsBones UK has announced a new album called Soft.The sophomore effort from the “Pretty Waste” outfit — the follow-up to their 2019 self-titled debut — will arrive Sept. 13.”It’s everything you loved about the first record, turned up,” says vocalist/guitarist Rosie Bones. “Keeping things scrappy, raw and real, with enough electronic beats to keep our…read more »

Travis Barker announces Run Travis Run races in LA & NYC

Travis Barker announces Run Travis Run races in LA & NYC

ABC/Alycia MonacoYou may not be able to drum like Travis Barker, but perhaps you can run like Travis Barker. The blink-182 drummer has announced Run Travis Run, a pair of races taking place July 6 at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles and July 21 at New York City’s Citi Field. The dates coincide with stops…read more »

Tesla, Extreme & more set for Monsters of Rock cruise

Tesla, Extreme & more set for Monsters of Rock cruise

Credit Monsters of Rock CruiseTesla, Extreme, Queensrÿche and RATT’s Stephen Pearcy are among the rockers setting sail on the annual Monsters of Rock cruise, happening March 10-15 on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Joy.Over 35 artists are booked for the cruise, including Winger, LA Guns, Vixen, Michael Schenker, Krokus, Extreme and Slaughter.The Monsters of Rock Cruise, returning for its 13th year,…read more »

The Killers headlining CNN’s ’The Fourth in America’ special

The Killers headlining CNN’s ’The Fourth in America’ special

Erika Goldring/Getty ImagesThe Killers are among the artists performing on CNN’s The Fourth in America Independence Day special.The bill also includes Bleachers, Yellowcard, REO Speedwagon, Bebe Rexha, The Kid LAROI, Goo Goo Dolls, Kane Brown, T-Pain, Keith Urban, Ashanti, Chris Young, Ben Platt, Boys Like Girls and En Vogue.The Fourth in America airs July 4 from 7…read more »

System of a Down’s Serj Tankian criticizes Imagine Dragons for playing Azerbaijan show

System of a Down’s Serj Tankian criticizes Imagine Dragons for playing Azerbaijan show

Kevin Winter/Getty Images; ABC/Randy HolmesSerj Tankian is criticizing Imagine Dragons for going through with a 2023 show in Azerbaijan after the System of a Down frontman advised the “Radioactive” group to not play the concert.In August, Tankian wrote that ID performing in Azerbaijan would “normalize and whitewash” the country’s military actions against his ancestral home country…read more »

Listen to new FEVER 333 song, “NEW WEST ORDER”

Listen to new FEVER 333 song, “NEW WEST ORDER”

333 Wreckords Crew/Century Media RecordsFEVER 333 has premiered a new song called “NEW WEST ORDER.”The track reflects the band’s blending of genres and frontman Jason Aalon Butler’s varying musical interests as he sings about “rocking Tupac tees and bumping Morrissey.”The lyrics may also be referencing the 2022 departure of former FEVER 333 members Stephen Harrison and Aric Improta…read more »

Biffy Clyro offshoot Empire State Bastard announces Bastard Fest event

Biffy Clyro offshoot Empire State Bastard announces Bastard Fest event

Katja Ogrin/RedfernsThe Biffy Clyro offshoot band Empire State Bastard has announced their own festival.The inaugural Bastard Fest will take place July 13 in Sheffield, England. Tickets go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. local time; a presale begins Wednesday at 10 a.m. local time. For all ticket info, visit EmpireStateBastard.com.Empire State Bastard features Biffy frontman Simon…read more »

Re-Institute: Gavin Rossdale’s interested in revisiting past project with Bush

Re-Institute: Gavin Rossdale’s interested in revisiting past project with Bush

Mathew Tsang/Getty ImagesAfter Bush broke up in 2002, frontman Gavin Rossdale formed a band called Institute and released the album Distort Yourself in 2005. Five years later, Bush got back together, and Distort Yourself remains the one and only Institute album.Speaking with ABC Audio, Rossdale calls Institute “one of my … proudest achievements, aesthetically,” but feels that it only…read more »