Seattle rockers Queensrÿche have signed with Century Media and will release their new album June 11. The new disc will be the debut album from the current lineup of Todd La Torre (vocals), Michael Wilton (guitars), Parker Lundgren (guitars), Eddie Jackson (bass) and Scott Rockenfield (drums).
For two days only (Sunday, March 3, and Monday, March 4), Guitar World is hosting a special promotion! If you subscribe to Guitar World for your iPad and iPhone, you'll a free gift — our 2013 Review Guide.
Dethklok and Metalocalypse mainman Brendon Small released a solo album last year under the project title Brendon Small's Galaktikon. What was supposedly a studio-only endeavor has become a massive undertaking as Small prepares for Galaktikon's live debut at the Roxy Theatre in Hollywood on March 3. This will be part of Wesfest 8, an annual concert to benefit the Wes Wehmiller Endowed Scholarship at Berklee College of Music.
Backbeat Books will publish a new book for gear heads, Rolling Stones Gear: All the Rolling Stones Instruments from Stage to Studio, on September 9. The hardcover book is by Andy Babiuk, who wrote Beatles Gear, and Greg Prevost.