With Nikki Sixx freely admitting to the press that Motley Crue fans had chosen Def Leppard (and Guns N' Roses) over Poison for a headlining US tour, it's no surprise the bands are finally set to launch a joint arena tour in the U.K.
Chicago-based alternative rock group Madina Lake are gearing up for their third album, World War III, which comes out September 13 via Razor & Tie. The album’s release is preceded by the single, “Hey Superstar.” GuitarWorld.com is proud to present the exclusive premiere of the "Hey Superstar" music video, right here.
If there's a fall tour that's got the Guitar World office abuzz, it's got to be the Frak The Gods tour -- a month-long run of shows which kicks off this Friday in Baltimore, Maryland. The mini-tour will serve as a studio break for headliners Periphery, who will be joined on the tour by The Human Abstract and The Contortionist.
Former Led Zeppelin bassist -- and current stage-hopping multi-instrumentalist -- John Paul Jones joined bluesman Seasick Steve during his performance at England's Reading Festival on Saturday, August 27.
The new band from John Arch (ex-Fates Warning) and Jim Matheos (Fates Warning) -- appropriately titled Arch/Matheos -- will release their debut album, Sympathetic Resonance, on September 13 via Metal Blade Records.