Def Leppard / Motley Crue / Steel Panther UK Tour
The rumours have been confirmed. A Def Leppard / Motley Crue / Steel Panther UK tour will take place in December. The dates are as follows: Tuesday 6th December - Birmingham LG Arena Thursday 8th December - Nottingham Arena Friday 9th December - Glasgow Secc Hall 4 Sunday 11th December - Manchester Arena Tuesday 13th December - Sheffield Arena Wednesday 14th December - Wembley Arena Tickets go on...
RIP Johnny G
Johnny G, drummer of BulletBoys has died, reportedly in an automobile accident. The band wrote on Facebook: ‘I post this message with a heavy heavy heart…Words can not express how devastated I am to hear about my friends passing, Mr. Johnny G. My sincerest condolences to his family and the ones he loved. We’re all going to miss you brother! RIP….Skinnard!!’ RIP Johnny.
My Chemical Romance MASScanvas Winners
My Chemical Romance have revealed the five winners of their MASScanvas T-shirt making competition. The band teamed up with MASScanvas to let fans design T-shirts that will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. After receiving over 240 submissions, the final five were hand-picked by the band and go on sale today exclusively at MASScanvas.com. There are a limited number of only 2019 shirts...
A further update on the situation from Pukkelpop is that a fifth victim died in the night. There have been over 140 injuries. The festival has now been cancelled.
Pukkelpop Stage Collapse
Our thoughts go out to the families of those that lost their lives at today’s Pukkelpop festival in Hasselt, Belgium. Heavy storms led to a tree falling and stages collapsing. It is reported that three people were killed and around 70 people injured. This comes less than a week after Sugarland’s stage crashed at Indiana State Fair in USA. The rest of the day’s performances were...
The Super Happy Fun Club
The Super Happy Fun Club from Chicago will be supporting Madina Lake on their UK tour in November. If you haven’t checked the chirpy pop-punkers out yet, go to http://soundcloud.com/superhappyfunclub where you can find three songs from their forthcoming album, ‘Go Fun Yourself’. The band grew up in the same scene as Fall Out Boy, The Academy Is… and The Audition and...
Sugarland Stage Collapse at Indiana State Fair
Sugarland’s stage collapsed before the band were due to take to the stage at Indiana State Fair. Four people have been killed and a dozen injured. Strong winds caused the collapse. Emergency crews were called to the scene. A video has been posted showing the stage collapse over at: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=110070465759055&oid=54444461143&co
RIP Jani Lane
Sad news is that Jani Lane was found dead in a hotel room on Thursday, August 11th. Jani Lane was best known as the frontman of Warrant, who released such hits as ‘Cherry Pie’ and ‘Heaven’. Jani has also fronted Saints Of The Underground, a project with the awesome Keri Kelli (ex-Alice Cooper), Robbie Crane and Bobby Blotzer (ex-Ratt). The cause of death has not been...
Hawthorne Heights - New EP with new label
Hawthorne Heights are to release their new ‘Hate’ EP on August 23rd through the band’s newly launched label, Cardboard Empire. This is the first in a planned series of 3 EPs. ‘Four White Walls’ will be the first song to be released from ‘Hate’. Hate will be available in digital format via all online retailers and limited edition physical copies of the...
Alexisonfire Break Up
George Pettit has posted on Alexisonfire’s official website that the band has broken up. http://www.theonlybandever.com/
Coheed and Cambria Official: The Future →
Michael Todd is no longer a member of Coheed & Cambria following his pharmacy robbery. The band wrote in their tumblr blog: childrenofthefence: After a lot of thought, introspection and discussion, Coheed and Cambria will be continuing our journey without bassist Michael Todd. We have spoken to him and this is a mutual decision between both parties. Michael was a great contributor; our...