Def Leppard were on hand for this year's Download Festival, which took place June 10-12 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. Pro-shot footage of the band performing their classic song "Rocket" can be seen below.
Foo Fighters have announced 13 more fall U.S. dates in October and November. The third leg of the tour will commence November 7 at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., and will include stops in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Newark, N.J., before concluding November 16 at the TD Garden in Boston.
Guitarist Wacek "Vogg" Kiełtyka of Polish technical death metal band Decapitated has posted following track-by-track commentary on the band’s latest album, Carnival Is Forever, which is out now in North America and on July 15 in Europe:
Elvis Costello and the Imposters -- including Steve Nieve, Pete Thomas and Davey Faragher -- have announced an extension of their Spinning Songbook tour. The tour, which started off as a two-week stint back in the spring, soon expanded to include 17 additional cities in June and July. The just-added dates are in September and October and find the band sticking to the East coast.
Southhampton, England's Band of Skulls are taking some time out from finishing up their second album to play select dates in North America this fall. They'll be performing new songs at these shows, along with songs from their debut album, Baby Darling Doll Face Honey.
Coheed and Cambria bass player Michael Todd was arrested on Sunday, July 10, for allegedly robbing a pharmacy in Attleboro, Massachusetts, shortly before the band was set to support Soundgarden in Boston.