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THE RASMUS Releases New Single 'Jezebel'

Finnish rock band THE RASMUS recently entered Finland's annual Eurovision selection contest, "Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu" (UMK; The New Music Competition). The band has just released its Eurovision entry bid and new single, "Jezebel", via Playground Music. "Jezebel" was co-written and produced by Desmond Child, who collaborated with THE RASMUS on their seventh studio album "Black ...

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ANNIHILATOR Shares Cover Of VAN HALEN's 'Romeo Delight' Featuring DAVE LOMBARDO, STU BLOCK

earMUSIC has released the latest single from ANNIHILATOR's upcoming "Metal II" album, a cover of VAN HALEN's "Romeo Delight". "Metal II", which arrives February 18, kicks off this long-term campaign, which will include special configurations, additional bonus material, exclusive and previously unheard new tunes from the band. "There was something about 'Women And Children First'," ...

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THE RASMUS Parts Ways With Founding Guitarist PAULI RANTASALMI, Announces Replacement

Finnish rock band THE RASMUS has entered Finland's annual Eurovision selection contest, "Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu" (UMK; The New Music Competition). The band has also announced the release of its Eurovision entry bid and new single, "Jezebel", which will be available on January 17, 2022 via Playground Music. "Jezebel" was co-written and produced by Desmond Child, ...

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Dominion - SKILLET

The basic foundation of SKILLET records is always built upon catchy choruses, straightforward song structures and female vocals (Jen Ledger) that provide a foil to male vocals (John Cooper) in just the right spots. It's the formula that's made them a multi-platinum Christian hard rock band. While they stick to that formula on their eleventh ...

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SKILLET Releases Title Track Of Upcoming Album 'Dominion'

Christian rockers SKILLET have released the the title track of their upcoming album, "Dominion". The LP is due on January 14 via Atlantic. "Dominion", produced by Kevin Churko (PAPA ROACH, DISTURBED, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH) with songs written by John Cooper, Korey Cooper, Kevin Churko and Kane Churko, was created 100% remotely between the band's ...

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Thorns - TONY MARTIN

When legendary bands replace iconic vocalists with new frontmen, apprehension takes hold. Bands as varied as AC/DC, DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, IRON MAIDEN, VAN HALEN and ALICE IN CHAINS were put to the test for various reasons — numerous times for some — and the results varied immensely. The debate within the peanut gallery regarding BLACK ...

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ALICE COOPER's Band Had 'A Huge Part' In Writing Music For Legendary Rocker's Next Studio Album, Says NITA STRAUSS

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has confirmed to Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station that the legendary rocker is continuing work on the follow-up to last year's "Detroit Stories" album. "I actually have a call with [the Cooper camp] this weekend to discuss the progress of it," she ...

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DAVID BOWIE's Estate Sells His Publishing Catalog To WARNER CHAPPELL

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) and the estate of David Bowie today announced that WCM has acquired the global music publishing rights to Bowie's revolutionary song catalog. The landmark deal, worth upwards of $250 million, according to Variety, includes Bowie's entire body of work, encompassing hundreds of songs spanning the iconic artist and songwriter's six-decade career, ...

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Watch JOURNEY Perform At 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2022'

JOURNEY performed last night (Friday, December 31) from New York City's Times Square for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2022". The show marked the 50th anniversary of America's go-to annual New Year's tradition that celebrates the year's very best in music. The most-watched New Year's Eve celebration nationwide which featured iconic ...

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NITA STRAUSS Shares Video Recap Of Fall 2021 U.S. Tour

Nita Strauss, the guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has shared a nine-minute video recap of the fall 2021 leg of her "Winter Wasteland" tour, which kicked off on November 10 in New Orleans, Louisiana and concluded on December 18 in Angola, Indiana. Nita wrote in a message accompanying the YouTube release of the ...

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RIK EMMETT Says Upcoming Memoir Will Tell More Of His Side Of The Story Of What Happened With TRIUMPH

TRIUMPH guitarist/vocalist Rik Emmett spoke to Dr. Music about his upcoming memoir and how it will compare to the band's documentary, "Triumph: Rock & Roll Machine", which recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Rik said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "People are gonna get the memoir. Is it gonna be warm and happy and ...

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JOURNEY Among 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2022' Performers

JOURNEY will perform from New York City's Times Square for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2022". This year marks the 50th anniversary of America's go-to annual New Year's tradition that celebrates the year's very best in music. The most-watched New Year's Eve celebration nationwide which features iconic performances of the year's ...

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TERRY ILOUS: GREAT WHITE 'Did Me A Huge Favor' By Firing Me

Terry Ilous says that GREAT WHITE did him a favor by firing him from the band. Ilous, who previously played with '80s L.A. hard rockers XYZ, joined GREAT WHITE in 2010 after replacing touring vocalist Jani Lane (WARRANT). The Ilous-led GREAT WHITE released two albums, 2012's "Elation" and 2017's "Full Circle", before Terry was shown ...

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