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Irish instrumental rockers God Is An Astronaut released their latest album, The Age of the Fifth Sun, more than a year ago but are just now hitting the U.S. to tour behind the album. The second night of the tour was a stop at New York City's Bowery Ballroom, where a line had already begun to form three hours before the band were set to take the stage.
Among the names recently announced for the 2012 edition of Germany's famed Wacken Open Air Festival are industrial veterans Ministry. The announcement may come as a surprise for many, considering the band supposedly called it quits back in 2008, even embarking on a "C-U-LaTour."
Show us your chops and win a Corona Chorus Pedal, courtesy of TC Electronics. Watch Paul Riario demonstrate a Power Ballad Arpeggios lick lesson. Then film yourself putting your signature spin on Paul's lick and post the video as a response to ours.
Fresh from their headlining performance at Lollapalooza, the Foo Fighters have added to major shows to their fall U.S. tour. The Foos will play the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. on November 11, and Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 13.
Trivium's Matt Heafy recently spoke with Altpress.com about the band's new album, In Waves. Heafy gave a track-by-track breakdown of the album. You can read the full thing here and check out an excerpt below.
Last night, Saturday, August 6, Slash joined rap group Cypress Hill on stage at the Troubador in Hollywood, California for a celebration of the band's 20th anniversary. You can check out fan-filmed footage of the event below.
Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley is eager to let fans know that he's back and feeling better than ever. Ace will release his autobiography, titled No Regrets: A Rock 'N' Roll Memoir, later this year, and recently spoke with The Morton Report's Jaan Uhelszki about the book.