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A publicist for AXL ROSE and GUNS N' ROSES sent The Rock Father™ a copy of an open letter that Rose issued today in regards to the forthcoming induction of G N' R into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The short version of the story is that neither Rose, nor the current GUNS lineup will be taking...
Well, this is odd for a Thursday night. A press release just arrived here at Rock Father HQ announcing that PHILIP ANSELMO, the voice of PANTERA, DOWN, and SUPERJOINT RITUAL, has released a series of ringtones. There are instructions about how to get said tones, along with the warning that ''charges apply,'' yet there doesn't seem to be anywhere...
Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials contacted The Rock Father™ last night to announce the seventh major performer slated for Summerfest 2012. Boston rockers AEROSMITH will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Saturday, July 7 at 8:00 pm along with Chicago's CHEAP TRICK as special guests.AEROSMITH will perform the Summerfest date as part of The Global Warming Tour, which is also being announced today. ...
Seattle rockers CANDLEBOX are gearing up for the April 3 release of their new album LOVE STORIES & OTHER MUSINGS, and today they've released a lyric video for their recent single Believe in It. The new video keeps the ''movie theater'' theme of their album artwork intact with some additional elements. Check out the new clip below. {source}{/source}For...
I just posted last week that THE SMITHS are getting a Lullaby Album via Rockabye Baby! next month, but now the adults can get in on the action with an extensive collection of reissues. The folks over at Rhino have sent The Rock Father™ full details and tracklistings for the entire affair - all of which can be read...
I'm really digging CHERRI BOMB, and I think by the end of 2012, a lot of people will be feeling the same way. Hollywood Records sent over their 2011 STARK EP last week along with an advance copy of their forthcoming album THIS IS THE END OF CONTROL, and believe me - this L.A.-based group of teenage female rockers...
Next Tuesday (March 26), THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS will release their long-awaited fourth studio album, KIDS IN THE STREET (Interscope). Tonight, an email arrived at The Rock Father HQ with a link to their just-released album trailer, so let's give it a look, shall we? {source}{/source}If you can't wait until Tuesday for your AAR fix, grab their new single...
I have a interesting personal anecdote involving THE CULT... Some years ago, in the not-so-distant past, I'd written a screenplay that a ''producer'' wanted CULT frontman Ian Astbury to be a part of. Using a friend of mine who is a friend (and past collaborator) of Astbury as the channel, said ''producer'' (a term to be used in an...
BECOMING THE ARCHETYPE have announced the digital release of a new remix EP entitled CELESTIAL PROGRESSION on April 17 via Solid State Records. The EP features remixes of six songs that were featured on the 2011 release CELESTIAL COMPLETITON, an album I gave a perfect 5/5 rating to when I was still at Kik Axe Music (the review is...
The MELVINS have partnered with Scion A/V Metal for a FREE original EP entitled THE BULLS & THE BEES. The band's first new music since 2010's THE BRIDE SCREAMED MURDER can be downloaded (in exchange for an email) via the TopSpin widget below. Since I love MELVINS and have a Scion XB (with a million miles on it and...