In support of their album, Omerta, and debut single, "Come Undone," Adrenaline Mob — featuring Russell Allen (Symphony X), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), John Moyer (Disturbed) and Mike Orlando (Sonic Stomp) — will kick off a US tour on March 12.
This morning, Stone Temple Pilots announced the firing of singer Scott Weiland in a brief, straight-to-the-point news release: "Stone Temple Pilots have announced they have officially terminated Scott Weiland."
Soundgarden, who are fresh off the first leg of a US tour in support of King Animal, have announced the second leg of the tour. You can see all the new dates, which include appearances at Carolina Rebellion and Rock on the Range, below.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, a company that creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," sends us new CDs all the time, but we at Guitar World are particularly excited about the newest one, Lullaby Versions Of Pantera (released via Roma Music Group).
Peavey has announced its new line of DC Comics Super Heroes guitars. You can check out all three models in the photo gallery below. Available exclusively from Peavey (under license with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment), the new officially licensed instruments will feature Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and more, in highly detailed artwork on guitars, percussion instruments and accessories.
Former Allman Brothers Band guitarst Dan Toler died Monday in Manatee County, Florida. He was 65. Toler had been battling Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS) and couldn't play guitar or speak during his final months.