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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON To Fly Replica First World War Plane At Duxford Air Show

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson wil fly a replica vintage World War I plane at the Duxford Air Show as part of an air show display team. The singer, who has held a pilot's license for more than two decades, will take to the skies in his Fokker Dr1 triplane alongside several other vintage aircraft at the event over Duxford, England. The Great War Display Team's two replica Fokker Dr1s were built by John ...

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Story Of QUEEN Guitarist BRIAN MAY's Home-Made Guitar Told In 'Red Special' Book

Hal Leonard has set an October 21 release date for "Brian May's Red Special: The Story Of The Home-Made Guitar That Rocked Queen And The World". Brian May and his father Harold started to hand-build an electric guitar in 1963. Brian dreamed of a guitar that would outperform any of the existing commercially made electric guitars; his father had the technical knowledge and skills to help make the dream come t ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer MATT SORUM's Concern For Adopted Bear

Rock legend and animal activist Matt Sorum is keeping tabs on a moon bear he's named Phoenix (pictured below) who has been treated by vets at a former Chinese bile farm. Phoenix has been rescued by animal welfare charity Animals Asia as part of the world's biggest bear rescue as they transform a one-time bear farm in Nanning, China into a sanctuary. Matt, the former GUNS N' ROSES drummer, now increasingly r ...

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It's Official: FAITH NO MORE Begins Recording First Studio Album Since 1997's 'Album Of The Year'

FAITH NO MORE, who reunited in 2009 for a series of sold-out performances and international festivals, is currently recording their first full-length album since 1997's "Album Of The Year". A limited-edition (5000 copies) seven-inch single of the song "Motherfucker" will precede the April 2015 release, available via Record Store Day's "Black Friday" event (November 28). The single will be released digitally ...

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IN FLAMES: Entire 'Siren Charms' Album Available For Streaming

"Siren Charms" the eleventh album from Swedish metallers IN FLAMES, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due in the U.S. on September 9 via Sony/RED, the CD was recorded at Hansa Tonstudios (DAVID BOWIE, DEPECHE MODE, U2) in Berlin, Germany. The cover artwork was created by Blake Armstrong of Space Boy Comics and can be seen below. "Siren Charms" track listing: 01. In Plain Vie ...

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Lullaby Versions Of FAITH NO MORE Due This Month; Audio Samples Available

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," will release "Lullaby Versions Of Faith No More" on September 16 via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Faith No More" track listing: 01. Evidence 02. Falling To Pieces 03. From Out Of Nowhere 04. Easy 05. Last Cup Of Sorrow 06. Midlife Crisis 07. A Small Victory 08. Kindergarten 09. Epic 1 ...

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SCORPIONS Mourn Loss Of Manager And 'Dear Friend' PETER AMEND

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS have released the following statement: "On September 1st 2014, our dear friend Peter Amend passed away. "Peter Amend was more than just a manager and economic and legal consultant for us. He was an important part of the SCORPIONS and was also a driving force in the artistic and strategic decisions of the band with his infinite knowledge and his sensitivity to the music. D ...

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ATREYU Has Surprise Planned For Fans This Friday

ATREYU entered a brief period of dormancy in 2011, after having steadily risen to the top of the metalcore heap during the American metal Renaissance of the '00s. The inactivity is over. The beast has risen. The dust has been shaken off. ATREYU is back and it is poised for big things through the rest of 2014 and beyond. ATREYU has a September 11 gig at Chain Reaction in its native Orange County, California ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND To Release 'Z2' Double Album In October

Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend will release his long-awaited new double-album, "Z2", on October 28 in the U.S. and October 27 in Europe. The "Z2" project will also see him play a landmark show at London's legendary Royal Albert Hall on April 13, 2015. Comments Devin: "So it's been years I've been trying to get the energies in line to do another 'Ziltoid' recor ...

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VINCE NEIL's ROCKSTAR SPORTS GROUP Awarded Expansion Team In Las Vegas By ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Vince Neil, who is known worldwide for being the lead singer of MÖTLEY CRÜE, one of the most successful rock bands in music history, is also the CEO of Rockstar Sports Group, which has been officially awarded an expansion team in Las Vegas by the AFL (Arena Football League). AFL Commissioner Jerry Kurz made the official announcement during the third quarter of the 2014 Arena Bowl (XXVII), which was broadcas ...

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