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trent-061616.jpg More details are coming out about the newest project from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The two are providing a soundtrack for the upcoming Ken Burns documentary series on the Vietnam War.

kissband-061416.jpg Despite failing to obtain a trademark for the 'devil horns' hand gesture, Gene Simmons says that he has no regrets about trying. Simmons withdrew his application for the trademark in June.

jeff-ament-061016.jpg Pearl Jam's two-night stand at Wrigley Field in their hometown of Chicago will be chronicled in a new concert film and corresponding live album, Let's Play Two. Photographer Danny Clinch filmed the August 20th and 22nd concerts.

Band-Autograph-082117.jpg Autograph has debuted its latest track "Get Off Your Ass," the title track to their upcoming new release. Get Off Your Ass is due to be released on October 6. In addition to a digital and CD release, a limited edition vinyl release will follow in November.

foofighters-061616.jpg The Foo Fighters were joined by Rick Astley for a grunge style version of his classic hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" at Tokyo's Summer Sonic festival over the weekend. The Foos kicked things off by playing what sounded like the intro to Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" before Astley joined them on stage.

TheWho-070916.jpg Who legend Roger Daltrey is set to appear in an episode in the third season of Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar. The new season is already in production and scheduled to air in early 2018. It is slated to include 12 new episodes. Along with Daltrey, the new season is scheduled to include Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir.

thekillers-072516.jpg The Killers have dropped a new video for their track "The Man" in order to help promote the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. In the new visual, the band performs the song in a boxing ring in the middle of the desert.

aerosmith-062916.jpg Despite an extensive summer tour that was dubbed their "farewell tour," Aerosmith is hard at work in the studio on a new song. The revelation was made by guitarist Brad Whitford in a recent interview with Billboard.

scorpions-122316.jpg Former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee says that joining the Scorpions was a 'big, big challenge.' "[The band] is easy to get into but it's so hard to get into at the same time, because they have their routines, they have their way of working and the whole thing, and so do I," Dee told the Talking Metal podcast.

RobZombie.jpg Rob Zombie will host "Rob Zombie's 13 Nights Of Halloween" on HDNet Movies this Halloween season. Some of the films that will be featured during the thirteen-night event include The Last House On The Left (1972), The Blob (1958), The Devil Inside (2012) and Case 39 (2009). The full schedule and list of films is forthcoming.

red-hot-chili-peppers-070916.jpg Flea says that cutting music education from public schools is the equivalent of child abuse. "It's child abuse," he told Rolling Stone. "It's just wrong. I worry about a lot of things that that guy says, but that affects my worldview personally," he said of President Donald Trump.

slash-072916.jpg Slash has been named Gibson's first ever Global Brand Ambassador. The rock legend is the first ever artist to have the distinction with the iconic guitar brand. In the new role he will help develop and promote new products in the company's Gibson Custom, Gibson and Epiphone brands.

kansas-062316.jpg Kansas has announced plans for a new live album, Leftoverture Live & Beyond, their first live album since 2009. Leftoverture Live & Beyond, which was produced by Jeff Glixman, features nineteen songs selected from twelve shows recorded during Kansas's spring 2017 "Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour".

alice-in-chains-070916.jpg Alice In Chains have confirmed plans for their annual fantasy football league. Funds raised in the leagues are donated to the MusiCares charity and they have also launched an eBay auction of gear used by the band and memorabilia.

NoelGallagher-050511.jpg Noel Gallagher is set to headline the reopening event of the Manchester Arena. The venue has been closed since May when a terrorist ignited a bomb during an Ariana Grande concert. The event, called We Are Manchester, will take place on September 9 and proceeds will go to the Manchester Memorial Fund.

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