After this year's run of Gigantour is finished, Megadeth will be hitting the road for a short tour with Rob Zombie that kicks off on May 11 and will lead up to the two bands' appearance at this year's Rocklahoma Festival.
While Van Halen's new album, A Different Kind of Truth, maybe be remembered for having some of the heaviest tracks in the band's catalog, there's one mostly acoustic number on the album that has proved surprisingly infectious: "Stay Frosty."
When Dragonforce announced the release of their new album, The Power Within, they promised that we would hear the fastest song the band had ever recorded. Delivering on that promise sooner than later, the band have debuted the track in question -- titled "Fallen World" -- online. Listen below, courtesy of Metal Hammer.
This week, we finally got the name of that Meshuggah track that mysteriously surfaced online last week, Into Eternity stopped teasing us and debuted "Fukushima," Municipal Waste streamed their new Decibel flexidisc and Sigh premiered a new track while announcing plans for an upcoming album.
Pete Townshend has announced he was selling the publishing rights to his entire catalog of songs to a firm called the Spirit Music Group, which controls varying degrees of rights to songs by the Grateful Dead, Lou Reed and many other artists.
In case you didn't know, Duff McKagan -- on top of being a top-notch bass player -- is also a pretty damn good writer. He's been writing a column for both Seattle Weekly and ESPN.com for some time now, and this week he focused on the mania surrounded New York Knicks standout Jeremy Lin.