Tour rumors were running rampant last week, and with all the hoopla around the System of a Down/Deftones trek, it was easy to overlook the "Trespass American" festival tour, which was officially announced today.
There are a lot of things about being a rock star that you have to find out the hard way when you start your climb to the top — how to give a good interview, how to choose bunks on the tour bus, how to keep your bass player in his place and, perhaps most importantly, how to deal with groupies.
Storm Corrosion — the long-awaited project from Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt and Porcupine Tree's Steven Wislon — have just premiered their first-ever music video for the track "Drag Ropes." You can view the Jess Cope-directed clip below.
Industrial metal stalwarts Fear Factory released their new single, "Recharger," today, and the song — which fans will be pleased to know does indeed sound like vintage Fear Factory — can be streamed via the widget below.
Hear Music has posted a 2.5-minute trailer for the deluxe reissue of Paul McCartney's Ram album, which will be released May 22 in the US. Ram, which is officially credited to Paul & Linda McCartney, was McCartney's second post-Beatles LP, released in May 1971 on Apple Records.