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Sevendust’s John Connolly Lists His Top Five Favorite Albums

Sevendust’s John Connolly Lists His Top Five Favorite Albums

Sevendust guitarist John Connolly has listed for Revolver his Top Five Favorite Albums that he not only loves as a fan, but have inspired him as a musician as well. Sevendust released Black Out the Sun earlier this year.     1. Kiss, Alive II “The album that started it all. This was the first […]

Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Lists Her Top 10 Favorite Cover Songs

Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Lists Her Top 10 Favorite Cover Songs

Halestorm will release their new EP, ReAniMate 2.0: The CoVeRs eP, on October 15. As with its predecessor, 2011’s ReAniMate: The CoVeRs eP, the record sees Halestorm putting their distinctive spin on a eclectic collection of classic songs, including, this time, tracks by Judas Priest, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Fleetwood Mac, Marilyn Manson, and Daft Punk. […]

Derya Nagle of The Safety Fire Picks the Five ’80s Shredders with the Best Hair

Derya Nagle of The Safety Fire Picks the Five ’80s Shredders with the Best Hair

The guitarist for UK prog-metal band The Safety Fire, who are out supporting their latest album, Grind the Ocean, Derya Nagle (pictured left) is a big-time fan of ’80s metal shredders. But not just for their pyrotechnic guitar licks. It’s also their equally prodigious hair that has him captivated. Here, the man with notable hair […]

Photos: Death Angel Live in Hollywood

Photos: Death Angel Live in Hollywood

Thrash vets Death Angel recently played famed Sunset Strip club the Whisky for the first time–thrash wasn’t allowed there in the ’80s. Amid a set full of originals, the band also played a cover-song medley, which included cuts from Van Halen, Quiet Riot, and Mötley Crüe. Our own Stephanie Cabral was there, too, capturing all […]

Eddie Van Halen Undergoes Emergency Surgery, Tour Dates to Be Rescheduled

Eddie Van Halen Undergoes Emergency Surgery, Tour Dates to Be Rescheduled

Guitar legend Eddie Van Halen has undergone an emergency surgery for a severe bout of diverticulitis, according to a post on the band’s official Facebook page. The statement continues, “No further surgeries are needed and a full recovery is expected within 4 – 6 months.” “Van Halen’s scheduled November 2012 tour of Japan is currently […]

Photos: Van Halen Live in Anaheim

Photos: Van Halen Live in Anaheim

Earlier this week, the Van Halen train rolled in Anaheim, California’s Honda Center for a night of good old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll.

Live Review: Van Halen at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, February 28

Live Review: Van Halen at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, February 28

If there’s one thing Van Halen have set out to prove in 2012, it’s that they know how to throw a party. Beginning with their intimate, invite-only gig at New York City’s Cafe Wha? in January and then at another small show in Los Angeles, the semi-reunited lineup of frontman David Lee Roth and the […]

Van Halen Premiere New Song and Video, “Tattoo”

Van Halen Premiere New Song and Video, “Tattoo”

Van Halen have released the music video for the first single off the band’s new album, A Different Kind of Truth. Check out the clip for “Tattoo” below. A Different Kind of Truth is scheduled for a February 7 release date through Interscope, and will mark the band’s first album with lead singer David Lee […]

Van Halen Announce Track Listing for New Album

Van Halen Announce Track Listing for New Album

Van Halen have revealed the track listing for their upcoming album, A Different Kind of Truth. The record marks the first recording with frontman David Lee Roth since the classic 1984. Van Halen will also be heading out on a North American tour, beginning February 18. A Different Kind of Truth Track listing: 1. ‘Tattoo” […]

Poll: What Record Are You Most Looking Forward to This Year?

We’ve just published our list of the Most Anticipated Albums of 2012, which includes bands ranging from Aerosmith to Slayer and Converge to Van Halen. Now we’re asking you, what album are you most excited about that is supposedly coming out in 2012? Answer our poll below, and feel free to vote as many times […]