RIP Dimebag…

Line-up’s for Welcome to Rockville and Fort Rock have been announced!

Fort Rock will feature Slipknot, Godsmack, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, In This Moment, The Pretty Reckless, Motionless In White, We Are Harlot, Starset, Young Guns, Islander and more. FortRockFestival.com for additional details!

Welcome to Rockville will have Slipknot, Korn, Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Ministry, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, Of Mice & Men and more! Full line-up and ticket details on WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com.

A benefit show for Wayne Static will take place on January 20th at the Whiskey A Go Go in Hollywood. Additional info TBA…

Bring Me The Horizon filmed their concert in London Friday, December 5th, for a future DVD release. Pre-order here.

Check out The Amity Affliction’sDeath’s Hand” video.

Paramore will release ‘Paramore: Self-Titled Deluxe‘ on November 24th. The new compact disc includes previously unreleased music, a new version of “Hate to See Your Heart Break”, eight live tracks and a demo of “Tell Me It’s Okay”.

Faith No More’s new single “Motherf##ker” is on the Internet.

Stick to Your Guns have announced their “Disobedient Tour” with The Amity Affliction, Being As An Ocean, ’68 and In Hearts Wake. Dates on Facebook!

Helmet will perform ‘Betty‘ when they begin a new U.S. tour in February. Info here!

That is all.

So, musicians are still responding to Gene Simmons comments about rock being dead. It’s not dead. It’s just broke, financially. Musicians seem to be able to better support their families by song writing and producing.

It’s going to be interesting to see how crowd funding evolves for band’s recording albums and funding tours!

Sixx:A.M. have a lyric video for “Stars” streaming.

Check out The Amity Affliction’sThe Weigh Down” video!

wow, that’s a lot of news…

and now, a video.