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“Fill My World” is the latest song from Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators and the second single to arrive so far off the group’s forthcoming record, 4, which will be released early next year.The new track, which can be heard at the bottom of the page, is a nice counter to the thumping heaviness and uneasy tension present on “River Is Rising,” and opens with a riff that sounds a bit like the intro…

Spotify has officially unveiled their Wrapped feature for 2021 and both fans and artists have been flooding social media with their music listening and streaming stats. It’s always fun reflecting on the last year and we’ve compiled 50 rock and metal artists who have shared their Wrapped stats.For artists, Spotify recaps the number of total streams, hours listened, number of listeners and the total number of countries in which fans listened to the respective band…

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has purchased a $14 million Beverly Hills home with a treehouse and leaf-shaped pool. Some of his neighbors include Jack Nicholson and Lana Del Rey.Flea has an impressive real estate portfolio and has just expanded it by purchasing the $14 million compound that boasts a 90210 zip code, according to Dirt. His new Beverly Hills mansion was built in 1948 but has been completely renovated and is located on a…

Wolfgang Van Halen had kind words for David Lee Roth this week when addressing the 67-year-old rock singer and fellow Van Halen alum’s upcoming retirement.The subject was one of many floated on Wednesday (Dec. 1) in a joint interview with Wolf — the Mammoth WVH bandleader and the son of late Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen — and Dirty Honey vocalist Marc LaBelle that was arranged by the website Consequence. In October, Roth said he would retire from performing after his Las…

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so cover bands are truly a huge compliment to the acts they’re emulating. Bret Michaels is so awestruck by Poison cover band Shot of Poison that he actually invited them to perform onstage with him.Shot of Poison is comprised of Fret Michaels, B.B. SeVille, Kenny Rockkit and Bobby Dollface, and they were featured on this season of the E! series Clash of the Cover Bands. Last night (Dec. 1),…

Recent years have seen a lot of changes in Kat Von D’s life, and back in October the tattoo artist-turned-musician revealed that she and her husband had purchased a mansion in Indiana and that she would be leaving behind her High Voltage Tattoo business in West Hollywood, Calif. behind. The official final day was Dec. 1, and Von D. signed off with an emotional tribute on social media that included members of her staff raising…

This week, Marilyn Manson lost out on one of the two Grammy nominations he initially received for his work on Donda, Kanye West’s latest album.West, the hip-hop artist who recently changed his legal name to just Ye, has served as Manson’s only portal to the public eye in 2021. The rock singer has otherwise kept a low profile since multiple women publicly accused him of sexual and other types of abuse beginning in February, sparked by an allegation…

Machine Gun Kelly expertly navigated a switch from rap and hip-hop to pop-punk and now he’s crossing over into a new industry, continuing to work on his brand having just launched UN/DN LAQR, a gender neutral line of nail polish.Anyone with a vigilant eye has likely noticed that MGK’s nails are routinely a spectacle and highly decorated. On occasion, they’ve even adopted the appearance of being a feasible weapon — extra long and sharpened to a…

With guitar great Steve Vai recently announcing a 54-date 2022 tour, you had to figure new music was coming. And now we’ve got it in the form of a fusion-funk track called “Little Pretty” that lets the creative guitarist explore a darker mood. The track is from Vai’s newly announced Inviolate album, which carries a Jan. 28 release date through Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group.Vai utilizes his Gretsch hollow body guitar throughout a majority…

Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello has shared another song from The Atlas Underground Flood album which is set to be released tomorrow (Dec. 3.)Like Morello’s preceding The Atlas Underground Fire, the musical styles are all over the map on the new album, with wide array of guest artists. The new track from Flood, “The Maze,” has Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin alum Andrew McMahon on vocals.  It’s a rolling melodic number with a soft emo feel.  It’s not a…

As the year winds down, Billboard is revealing how artists across all genres fared on their wide array of charts, and it turned out to be a very good year for Foo Fighters, Maneskin and Bring Me the Horizon who each ended up topping some of the charts.Foo Fighters probably enjoyed the most success of any rock outfit this year, with the group topping the Rock Airplay Artists Chart that was mostly filled with alt-rock…

Machine Gun Kelly admitted to Jimmy Fallon that he once tried to impress his girlfriend, actress Megan Fox, by throwing a knife in the air and catching it.Instead of pulling off the cool move as he intended, however, he ended up needing stitches in his hand. But the rapper-turned-rocker who also frequently acts onscreen could chuckle about it during his appearance on The Tonight Show on Wednesday (Dec. 1).Watch the video down toward the bottom of this post.Believe…

As the year winds down, music fans and bands are starting to reflect on the best of the year that was and Gojira’s Joe Duplantier has revealed his love for Greta Van Fleet’s early 2021 album, The Battle at Garden’s Gate.Greta Van Fleet arrived on the music scene with a lot of fanfare, initially earning praise but also receiving a significant amount of backlash over the similarities in sound to iconic ’70s rockers Led Zeppelin.…

Prior to the formation of Volbeat, singer and guitarist Michael Poulsen played death metal in the Danish band Dominus and, in a new interview, he declared his intentions to one day return to the extreme style of music that kickstarted his career.”It’s going to happen one day; I just don’t know when,” Poulsen told Finland’s Chaoszine. “It’s going to be at a time when I feel it’s the right time where I’m just inspired to do that.…

‘Tis the season to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and a whole lot of rockin’ birthdays. As you’re decorating the tree, wrapping presents and building gingerbread houses, you can see if you share a birthday with these rockers celebrating their birthdays this month.Tons of rock stars are turning a year older, and a year wiser this month from Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder to Slipknot’s Corey Taylor and also Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx. Some rockers have more candles on…