The two highest-grossing tours of the year also held the top spots in 2010: U2 and Bon Jovi. More here.
Shinedown will release a new single, “Bully,” on January 3 in the lead-up to the spring release of their next album.
Rock Hall CEO Joel Peresman has confirmed who’s in.
Slayer have told Classic Rock Magazine that they doubt there will be any more Big 4 shows. Details here.
Godsmack frontman Sully Erna hit the interview circuit last week and detailed several plans the band has in the works including a live album, a spring co-headlining with Staind, and an unidentified release.
It has been a long, long journey for Velvet Revolver to replace their estranged vocalist Scott Weiland. The band is yet again working with a new vocalist — Jimmy Gnecco — who they’ve been eying for some time now.
TOOL have been writing the new material for some time now, leaving everyone curious about whether or not the highly anticipated follow-up to ’10,000 Days’ will surface in the new year.
KISS are taking fans out for another cruise.
Rumors are out that Metallica, Black Sabbath and Slipknot may be hitting the road together in summer 2012. More here.
Metallica are now offering fans audio of night #2 of their recent 30th Anniversary shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco. More info here.
Revolver magazine is celebrating the release of its "Mega 100th Issue" by spotlighting the "100 Greatest Living Rock Stars." Details here.
Check out the TOOL tour schedule so far for 2012 here.
Rob Zombie has posted a behind-the-scenes image from his new movie "The Lords of Salem."
Zakk Wylde interview. He talks guitars, Christmas and music.
Bush have posted a video of vocalist Gavin Rossdale and guitarist Chris Traynor performing the Fleetwood Mac classic ‘Landslide.’ Watch it here.
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland recently spoke to CNN about the spirit of Christmas. Check out the clip here.
Cage The Elephant will release of their first-ever live DVD Live From The Vic In Chicago. Details and track listing here.
Aaron Lewis says "more country" is coming.
Among the more promising projects set for release next year is the follow-up solo album from Slash.
A recent study uncovered that there are some scientific reasons behind why people tend to drink more when loud music is playing.