Van Halen confirm 2012 tour dates

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Well we all knew this was coming but now it’s been made official. Van Halen is touring in 2012 according to their announcement video up top featuring a dancing David Lee Roth.

No tour dates have been announced yet but tickets are going on sale starting January 10th so those dates should be coming pretty soon. We should also be getting some information on VH’s forthcoming album that’s also… Read More

Paul McCartney releasing new album in February

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Ah, February. The shortest month of the year that also contains the most romantic day of the year. Of course, I’m talking about the day the Pro Bowl airs because nothing brings couples closer together than watching the NFL’s biggest stars playing touch football in Hawaii. Ain’t love grand?

And to make the month of February even more romantical,… Read More

Foo Fighters create volcanic tremors in New Zealand

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Dave Grohl and his Foo Fighters crafted one of the biggest sounding albums of 2011 with Wasting Light and proved it when they played a concert in Auckland, New Zealand on Tuesday.

According to , scientists noticed that the activity… Read More

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross nominated for Golden Globe award

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Remember last year when Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross won the Golden Globe award for Best Original Score for The Social Network? Well the duo are trying to go for back to back victories this year.

Reznor and Ross were nominated again at the Globes for Best Original Score for their work on The Girl With The Dragon… Read More

The Shins reveal new album details

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Bloggers everywhere are already making room on their best albums of 2012 with the announcement of the brand new album from The Shins called Port Of Morrow.

To be fair I’m excited for this album, the first from James Mercer’s band since 2007′s Wincing The Night Away, because it’s been a while since I’ve… Read More

Radiohead will play new songs on 2012 tour

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

As if seeing Radiohead in 2012 wasn’t enough to make you yearn for the new year, a new piece of information courtesy of rhythm guitarist Ed O’Brien should make you wanna start singing “Auld Lang Syne” today.

In an interview with Mary Anne Hobbs on XFM (via

Metallica releases Beyond Magnetic EP

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Would ya look at that? All those previously unreleased tracks that have been leaking online all week from Metallica? Turns out the band has released them as an EP on iTunes called Beyond Magnetic.

The four tracks, “Just A Bullet Away,” “Hate Train,” “Hell And Back” and “Rebel Of Babylon,” will be available for download in the U.S. starting this week in honor of the band’s 30th anniversary… Read More

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce West coast tour dates

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Get ready West coast because the Red Hot Chili Peppers are coming your way in February of 2012. The band just announced five dates in California, Colorado and Arizona that will start with a show on February 17th in Oakland, CA. Tickets for the new dates, which you can see in italics down below, go on sale December 17th at 10:00 am local time.… Read More

Tool announce 2012 U.S tour dates

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Talk about an awesome holiday surprise. Looks like if you’re a Tool fan that lives in the southwest…or Ohio, you’re gonna get a chance to see the band live.

If you , you’ll notice that four… Read More

Sublime With Rome drummer leaves the band

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

So I guess Sublime With Rome will now be called….With Rome?

In an interview with L.A. radio station KROQ, original Sublime drummer Bud Gaugh who laid down the beats for Sublime 2.0 announced that he was leaving the band to become a dad again. You can watch Gaugh’s announcement in the video down below. As to who will be stepping in to drum… Read More