In Honor of Father’s Day Metal Dads Weigh In On Balancing Family and Career
As the day to honor dads around the country descends upon us, Roadrunner Records caught up with some of their own V.I.P. dads to ask them about the challenges of balancing family life with their day job. There’s always a delicate balance between family life and career. Add to that the touring, traveling, and time away from home that comes with being in a band, and it can be a real juggling act bu
Five Finger Death Punch Debut ‘Coming Down’ Video Promoting Suicide Prevention
Five Finger Death Punch recently announced their plans to release a new video that would aid in suicide prevention. That video, for their song ‘Coming Down,’ premiered today (June 12) and can be seen below.
Metallica Power Through Black Album at Download Festival
Last night (June 9) Metallica headlined night two of the massive stage at the Download Festival at Castle Donington in Leicestershire, U.K. but according to Download Festival booker Andy Copping, the dream show almost never happened.
Volbeat Add Dates to Tour With Hellyeah — Could They Come To El Paso?
Back in April, Danish metal outfit Volbeat announced the first string of shows for their upcoming North American tour with Hellyeah. Now, the band has followed that up with additional dates for the summer trek. Could this mean that they'll join Hellyeah when they come to El Paso for the Balloonfest makeup show?
David Lee Roth on Van Halen: ‘The Band is Getting Along Famously’
With all the rumors swirling regarding the recent postponement of over 30 Van Halen tour dates, someone from the band is finally speaking out on the subject to comment on the true impetus behind the change in schedule.
Foo Fighters Perform Rolling Stones Medley With Mick Jagger on Saturday Night Live
Last night’s (May 19) season finale of ‘Saturday Night Live’ lived up to the hype – at least for music fans. The legendary Mick Jagger returned to the show to host in addition to performing a bevy of all-star music performances including songs with Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire and guitar great Jeff Beck.
Slash Dishes On the First Time He Picked Up a Guitar
Slash and his band were part of Rockfest yesterday (May 12) at Liberty Memorial Park in Kansas City, Mo. Before his set, he sat down to discuss his recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Guns N’ Roses, playing at festivals and the first time he picked up a guitar.
Shinedown Weigh In On Festivals, Levon Helm + Being Fearless
Shinedown headlined Rockfest yesterday (May 12) at Liberty Memorial Park in Kansas City, Mo. The one day monster rock bash is one of the largest in the country. Before their set Shinedown took some time to discuss the band’s evolution, the passing of the legendary Levon Helm and what the rest of the year has in store for the band.
Van Halen Add Five New Dates To Tour
While some folks speculated that they might not make it a month, the Van Halen tour rolls on stronger than ever, in fact, it’s going so well that the new dates just keep coming!
Chris Cornell Talks New Soundgarden and Touring as a Solo Artist
As Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell hits the road to make up a few missed dates on his solo ‘Songbook’ tour, it’s hard to avoid questions about the new Soundgarden and the excitement surrounding it.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Opens New Aircraft Business in Wales
Leading one of metal’s most iconic and legendary outfits, Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson has managed to effectively split his time between the band and his career as a commercial airline pilot for several years. Now, he hopes to turn his passion for flying into hundreds of new jobs in Wales.
Pearl Jam Channeling Motorhead on New Disc?
As Pearl Jam continue to work on their tenth studio album it’s becoming increasingly unclear on when it will actually be complete.