Music News - Rock


queensofthestoneage-031918.jpg Queens of the Stone Age have dropped their new video for "Head Like a Haunted House." The track is their most recent single from current release Villains and finds animated representations of the band surrounded by a myriad of spooky beasts and ghouls.

judaspriest-120209.jpg Judas Priest's most recent release Firepower has debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 chart. The benchmark is the highest ever for the metal legends, having only previously landed at number six with 2014's Redeemer of Souls.

svndst-080416.jpg Sevendust has released a new track, "Dirty," which is taken off of their upcoming album All I See Is War. "We've done so much [more] in 33 days recording this than I've ever done in my life," frontman Lajon Witherspoon said of All I See Is War.

jack-whites-070916.jpg Jack White has announced a series of three intimate shows to celebrate the release of his newest album Boarding House Reach. The shows will take place in New York, Los Angeles and London and will help the star ramp up for the release on March 23.

janesaddictionsuits-071816.jpg Perry Farrell has announced plans for a new immersive live concert experience. The experience, called Kind Heaven, will open at the The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas in 2019. The project is a collaboration between Farrell and Immersive Artistry, who have worked on several big name Hollywood films.

GeneSimmons-121417.jpg Gene Simmons has been named the chief evangelist officer of Canadian cannabis company Invictus Md Strategies Corp. In the new role, Simmons will reportedly assist the company with its public awareness strategy and eventual branding strategy for the recreational market that is anticipated to be legal in Canada in 2018.

daviddbyrne-100616.jpg David Byrne has added a new string of dates to his current tour. The run comes in support of his newest album American Utopia. The new dates, with support from Tune-Yards begin on September 7 in Long Branch, New Jersey and wrap up in Dallas on October 6.

prophetsofrage-012717.jpg Prophets of Rage have been announced as one of the headlining acts for the 2018 edition of the Montebello Rockfest, set to take place June 14-16 in Montebello, Quebec, Canada.

StoneTemplePilots-111517.jpg Stone Temple Pilots have released Stone Temple Pilots, their new album with new vocalist Jeff Gutt after frontman Scott Weiland died of an accidental overdose in 2015.

RogerDaltrey-030118.jpg Roger Daltrey has opened up about the physical effects of a life in rock and roll and says he is "very, very, deaf." Speaking of his upcoming tour, the rock icon says fans should also beware of the volume his band may be pumping out to accommodate his hearing issues.

joeperry-111617.jpg Joe Perry has confirmed a run of solo tour dates set for later this year. The run is set to kick off at the House of Blues in Boston on April 18 and he'll make stops at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, Virginia, and the Music Box at Borgata in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

beck-summer-tour-070416.jpg Beck has shared a remix of his track "Up All Night" and has also added a new slate of tour dates. The track is pulled from Beck's release Colors, and also hit the top of the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. When the tune hit number one on the chart, it was his first topper there in 12 years.

RogerDaltrey-030118.jpg Roger Daltrey has confirmed plans for a new solo album. The new effort will be dubbed As Long As I Have You and is set for release in June. Daltrey shared news of the release as well as the tracklisting in an official statement this week.

ImagineDragons-102617.jpg Imagine Dragans have unleashed their new video for the track "Next To Me." The video was written and directed by Mark Pellington. The 11-minute epic would be better described as a mini-film rather than a music video. The song "Next To Me" does not cue in until nearly five minutes into the clip.

weezer-061616.jpg Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has released his new solo single "Medicine for Melancholy." It is unclear at this time whether the unexpected new track is part of a new solo effort from Cuomo, or if it is planned for Weezer's long promised Black Album.

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