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Foo Fighters Post “Sonic Highways” Documentary Trailer
Foo Fighters release their eighth album, Sonic Highways, on November 10 2014. It will be accompanied by an eight-part HBO “docuseries” which premieres October 17. In the doc, the Foos explain the ethos and practicalities of recording the album across eight U.S. cities.
Lzzy Hale Talks Third Halestorm Album
Halestorm's Lzzy Hale has ben talking to
about the band's third album, due for release in 2105. It will be the long-awaited follow-up to 2012's
The Strange Case Of…
Alice Cooper is Ready for Halloween
Halloween is on the way, and who knows Halloween better than Alice Cooper? The Coop is planning to celebrate this Halloween by releasing a live CD and DVD
, Raise the Dead -- Live from Wacken
, of his 2013 appearance at the Wacken Open Air Festival in Wacken, Germany.
Ramones Family Members Praise U2’s New Album
Last week, U2 surprisingly unleashed their new album,
Songs of Innocence
, free to all iTunes users during Apple’s keynote. That album features the song “The Miracle (of Joey Ramone),” which honors the late Joey Ramone, and the friends and family of Ramone are giving the tune two thumbs up.
Neil Young Shares Live Recording of New Song
Neil Young has made available for streaming a new song recorded live with Crazy Horse this past summer.
Bono Explains Why New U2 Album is “Free”
As we reported last week, Irish rockers U2 surprised fans when they gave away their new album Songs of Innocence for free to all iTunes users in conjunction with Apple’s keynote. The news was greeted with joy from U2 fans all over the world, but it also caused a bit of controversy, as some iTunes users were upset that the album was forced on them since it automatically appeared in all iTunes accounts.
Red Rocker’s House Hit by Hurricane
Red Rocker Sammy Hagar felt the force of hurricane Odile, as it hit the coast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on Sunday night. Hagar has been closely associated with the Baja California town for years, since opening the original Cabo Wabo Cantina there in 1990.
André Benjamin Learned to Play Lefty for Hendrix Movie
In an interview with ShortList, André Benjamin or André 3000 as the OutKast singer/rapper is more commonly known as, talks about the challenges of playing Jimi Hendrix in the new biopic Jimi: All Is By My Side. One of the major hurdles for Benjamin was learning to play the guitar left-handed like Jimi.
Metallica Set to Resume Work on New Album
Metallica is set to begin fleshing out tracks for their forthcoming album. As reported by Classic Rock, bassist Robert Trujillo says the band is getting back together in the studio this month to resume work on the follow-up to 2008’s
Rush Confirm Box Set
Canadian progressive rock legends Rush will release R40, a 40th anniversary Blu-Ray box set, in November.
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