UK hard-rock trio The Virginmarys released their new album, King of Conflict, today, February 5. You can stream the entire album below and order it from iTunes. The Virginmarys are Ally Dickaty (guitar), Danny Dolan (drums) and Matt Rose (bass/vocals).
On January 24, Revolver and Guitar World teamed up to host the 2nd Annual Rock & Roll Roast at the Grove in Anaheim, California. The event honored Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, who withstood a barrage of barbs and one-liners from a slew of rockers, comedians — and Chris Jericho, the wrestler and Fozzy frontman, who roasted Snider via a video made just for the occasion. You can check it out here.
Danish metal band Volbeat have announced that their upcoming album, Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies, will be released April 9. The band also has announced that former Anthrax and The Damned Things guitarist Rob Caggiano has officially joined Volbeat.
America’s only hard-rock and heavy-metal award show is back and bigger than ever in 2013. The fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards presented by Epiphone will take place Thursday, May 2, at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles. For the first time ever, the event will be broadcast live on national television through AXS TV and broadcast in the US and key international markets through Xbox LIVE and Facebook.
Irish shoegazing legends My Bloody Valentine released their new album, m b v, midnight Saturday (February 2) via their website. The band also have uploaded the entire album, the nine-track follow-up to 1991's Loveless, to YouTube, so fans can get a taste before taking the plunge. You can hear all nine songs below.
John Fogerty's upcoming studio album, Wrote a Song for Everyone, will be released May 28 on Vanguard Records. As of today (February 4), the album is available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon. You can check out the complete track listing below.
Dream Theater have released a trailer for their new live album, DVD and Blu-ray, Live At Luna Park. The DVD, which was filmed over two nights in South America during a 15-month world tour that hit 35 countries, will be released in May by Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Here's a Guitar World video from the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, which took place January 24 to 27 in Anaheim, California. During the gear-filled weekend, we paid a visit to the Peavey/Budda Amplification booth to check out several new amps. Saturday afternoon at NAMM, Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick teamed up with Michael Anthony of Chickenfoot to introduce their new signature amps.
Here's a Guitar World video from the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, which took place January 24 to 27 in Anaheim, California. During the gear-filled weekend, we paid a visit to the Ibanez booth to check out several new guitars. On Thursday afternoon at NAMM, guitarist Tosin Abasi of Animals As Leaders introduced the NAMM crowd to his new signature Ibanez TAM100 8-string guitar.
Here's a Guitar World video from the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, which took place January 24 to 27 in Anaheim, California. During the gear-filled weekend, we paid a visit to the Peavey/Budda Amplification booth to check out several new pieces of gear. On Saturday afternoon at NAMM, Alex Skolnick of Testament and the Alex Skolnick Trio introduced the NAMM crowd to his new signature Budda AS Preceptor amp, going through each of the amp's three channels.