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You ever have one of those moments when you know something awesome but can't tell anyone? Well, for me - the SHOCKWAVE FESTIVAL Tour 2012 is one of those things... but now I can tell you! This is a cool announcement for me, as FEAR FACTORY and DIRGE WITHIN are both on the tour, and if you've been following...
Greetings, Readers! Musicbox 6000 (automated assistant to The Rock Father) here with an update from SMASHING PUMPKINS.THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have unveiled the album cover artwork for their new album OCEANIA, out June 19 via Martha’s Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution. The hauntingly beautiful image (see above) was photographed by Richard Shay, son of Chicago legend Art Shay. OCEANIA was...
Greetings, Readers! Musicbot 6000 has a tour update just into Rock Father HQ.From the creators of the country’s largest touring heavy music festival experience and presented in conjunction with Hal Roseman of Rose Tours comes the first annual MAYHEM FESTIVAL CRUISE, taking place aboard the Carnival Imagination! The maiden voyage of the most crushing cruise on Earth sets sail...
PRONG will released new album CARVED INTO STONE tomorrow, and if you've read my review (which I certainly hope you did), then you already know that you need to own it. Today, the band has released their first video from the new set, one for ''Revenge... Best Served Cold,'' the song that I noted as being the first prong jam...
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...