Music News - Rock


bill rieflin 032620 Bill Rieflin, a drummer who played with R.E.M., Ministry, King Crimson and others, died on Tuesday, March 24, after an eight-year battle with cancer. He was 59.

def leppard 032620 AXS TV's hugely popular music interview series, "Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar" is gearing up for the premier of its fifth season on Sunday, April 19 at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT.

lollapalooza 032620 Organizers of the 2020 Lollapalooza Music Festival in Chicago took to Twitter to announce that they are delaying the release of the official lineup for this year's event.

foofighters 120417 Foo Fighters say ghosts disrupted recording sessions for their upcoming 10th album.

tesla the band 011819 Tesla have postponed their Spring 2020 headline U.S. tour due to the current concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic.

nrr1 032620 The National Recording Registry has inducted classic recordings by Dr. Dre, Fred Rogers, Cheap Trick and many others.

shinedown 051719 Shinedown has released a never-before-heard song to benefit Direct Relief, a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that is working to fight the coronavirus.

pretenders 032620 The Pretenders have postponed the release of their 11th studio album, Hate For Sale, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The band also released the title track from the upcoming album.

metallicax 070916 Metallica have postponed their South American shows originally planned for April to December in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

rocknroll 011520 The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced that its 2020 induction ceremony will take place on November 7 at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio.

img1 071119 The 1975 recently took to social media to announce the postponement of their North American tour due to the coronavirus outbreak.

bonjovi 051719 Jon Bon Jovi has reached out to his fans across the world to request their help in writing a new song called "Do What You Can," revolving around the struggles of making it through the COVID-19 pandemic.

liamgallagher 103117 Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher recently took to social media to post videos of himself singing tweaked lyrics to some of the band's hits to drive across the importance of handwashing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

billie joe armstrong 041218 Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has recorded a cover of Tommy James & the Shondells' "I Think We're Alone Now."

bonovox 032420 U2 frontman Bono, the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson and Yoshiki have all teamed up on a new song celebrating creative collaboration despite the social distancing forced by the coronavirus outbreak.

Follow RTT