Twenty Nine years ago today, September 21, 1982, W.A.S.P. played their first show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. On September 21, 2012 -- Yes, you read that right (2012) -- W.A.S.P. will begin their 30 Years of Thunder anniversary Tour. It will start in the UK and eventually wing its way around the world.
Jeff Loomis has been unusually quiet after his departure from Nevermore. All that has changed though, as Loomis has given his first post-Nevermore interview to the guys at Metal Sucks. An excerpt from the chat follows.
Avenged Sevenfold -- who are also hitting the road this fall with Hollywood Undead and Asking Alexandria -- are offering fans a chance to win a special "survival pack" for the upcoming 48 Hours Festival, powered by Rockstar, which is set to take place on October 15-16 in Las Vegas.
GuitarWorld.com presents this exclusive premiere of "Purple Haze" by Robert Randolph & The Family Band. This tour-de-force live version of the classic Jimi Hendrix tune is from Robert Randolph & the Family Band Live In Concert, which will be released Tuesday, September 27, via Dare Records.
It looks like the handful of U.S. tour dates announced earlier this month by Guns N' Roses has indeed turned into a full-fledged tour of the States. The 30-city trek will mark the band's first U.S. tour in five years, and first since the release of 2008's Chinese Democracy.