Posts Tagged ‘have-been’

Mark Tremonti Crushes New York City With Assist From Wolfgang Van Halen

Playing his first solo show in New York City, Mark Tremonti came across as a seasoned frontman. Leading his latest outfit, Tremonti, the guitarist for Creed and Alter Bridge was in the spotlight last night (Sept. 12) at NYC’s Highline Ballroom, and his fans couldn’t have been happier. The debut Tremonti album, ‘All I Was,’ was released on July 17. Full of great thrash riffs and crushing rhythms, the band proved

Led Zeppelin To Be Saluted With 2012 Kennedy Center Honor

Congrats to rock legends Led Zeppelin, who will be bestowed with the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor in December. For Zeppelin fans, it will be the rare opportunity to see Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones together in person as their reunions since the death of John Bonham have been few and far between. Their last one took place in London in 2007. ? Led Zeppelin’s influence on hard

Win Dokken’s New Disc ‘Broken Bones’ + A Prize Pack of CDs From Frontiers Records

Who wouldn’t want to be rockin’ with Dokken? The veteran hard rockers will be back with a new album called ‘Broken Bones‘ on Sept. 25 and Loudwire has a chance for you to win a deluxe edition of the disc, plus so much more. Dokken have been rocking it since the ’80s with standout releases like ‘Under Lock and Key,’ ‘Tooth and Nail’ and ‘Back for the Attack,’ and have

Hellyeah, Corey Taylor + Fozzy Added to 2012 Rock Vegas Lineup

The 2012 Rock Vegas fest already boasts a massive lineup that includes headliners Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Shinedown and Godsmack. Now, the two-day event, which takes place Sept. 28 and 29 at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, just got a little more rockin’ as a few more big names have been added to the bill. Hellyeah have stepped in for Papa Roach, who had to drop out of the festival because of

Periphery Drop Out of Remaining Summer Slaughter Dates Due to ‘Family Emergency’

Bad news for upcoming Summer Slaughter audiences — progressive metal act Periphery have been forced to drop out of the remaining Summer Slaughter dates due to a “family emergency.” Periphery have been steadily making a bigger name for themselves throughout 2012, with the release of their highly acclaimed sophomore album, ‘Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal’ and their inclusion in some of metal’s biggest worldwide festivals. Periphery have been on

Sister Sin Unveil ‘End of the Line’ Lyric Video

The Swedish band Sister Sin have released the lyric video (watch below) for the song ‘End of the Line.’ It’s the lead-off single from their upcoming album ‘Now and Forever,’ set for an Oct. 23 release. The album was mixed by Cameron Webb (Motorhead, Danzig, Social Distortion). Sister Sin have been around for about a decade, and ‘Now and Forever’ will be their fourth album. The female-fronted band’s sound is

Update: Baroness Band Members Suffer Serious Injuries in Bus Crash

As reported yesterday (Aug. 15), the band Baroness were involved in a horrifying bus accident in England that left several people injured, including the band members themselves. Now, details of the injuries sustained by each of the band members and their crew, as well as the bus driver, have been released. Three of the four members of Baroness suffered serious injuries in the crash, including frontman John Baizley, drummer Allen