An interesting news story involving Megadeth and Jason Newsted has come across the pond from Australia. Ever year, tons of amazing bands are recruited to tour throughout Australia for the Soundwave Festival. Many acts take the opportunity to play extra 'Sidewave' shows while they're traveling around the country, but according to Soundwave itself, Jason Newsted's eponymous solo act has been booted from two Megadeth side shows "at the request" of the band.
Though their album, 'The Strange Case Of …,' came out in early 2012, Halestorm just keep rolling along with hit songs from the disc. The latest, 'Mz. Hyde,' now has a powerful concert video companion, which can be seen above.
Red Hot Chili Peppers have been the center of discussion in the rock world since their Super Bowl performance of 'Give It Away.' It's been revealed that the band played to a pre-recorded instrumental track during the Super Bowl Halftime Show, drawing criticism from some. The latest to sound off on the subject is none other than Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose, who offers up a very interesting reaction to the RHCP controversy.
Red Hot Chili Peppers just performed on one of the biggest stages in the world, playing the Super Bowl halftime show alongside Bruno Mars. But the performance has drawn some criticism as it was visibly noticeable that bassist Flea and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer were performing without their instruments plugged in.
In a Super Bowl short on drama, one of the highlights of the event was seeing Red Hot Chili Peppers performing alongside Bruno Mars at the Super Bowl halftime show. But the performance is now garnering some criticism for its apparent lack of authenticity.
After revealing the lineup for this year's Rise Above Fest last week, Seether have unveiled more tour dates. Their Spring North American tour launches April 18 in Huntington, N.Y. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at this location.
Shinedown have been busy working on their fifth studio album lately, but fans of the Florida rock act are in for yet another treat. The band is shooting a film to tell the story of Shinedown's history, but according to frontman Brent Smith, the movie will be much different than what you'd expect.
Papa Roach just enjoyed one last full blast of sunlight, performing as part of the ShipRocked Cruise. Those memories will have to last for a while as the band immediately went from fun and sun to the intimate confines of a recording studio.
Skillet have been rocking the single 'Not Gonna Die' for some time and now they've got a video companion for the track. Loudwire is proud to bring you the exclusive premiere of the new video for 'Not Gonna Die.'
Linkin Park have been quiet of late, but with good reason. The band has been hard at work in the studio on their next album and Mike Shinoda has checked in via his website with an update on the progress of their upcoming disc and he's even offered a timeline for its release.
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