1. Geoff Tate Announces 'New Queensryche'

    September 03, 2012 2:20 PM EDT Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer, former Quiet Riot bassist Rudy Sarzo join lineup Geoff Tate seemed to be working for the weekend during the Labor Day holiday. On Sept. 1 the singer, who was fired from progressive rock band Queensryche in June, announced the lineup of "the new Queensryche…

  2. Was Trina Snubbed by the 2011 BET Awards?

    May 18, 2011 6:40 PM EDT After the 2011 BET Awards nominations were announced yesterday (May 17), a few artists were not too happy -- most notably, Trina . Her Twitter reaction -- which was re-tweeted by more than one hundred people -- was to the point: "Fuck BET." The nominees for the best female hip-hop…

  3. The National To Play AIDS Benefit Song On 'Fallon'

    April 07, 2009 5:49 PM EDT The National will play "So Far Around the Bend" with an 8-piece string section when the group performs live on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on May 6. "So Far Around the Bend" is the National's contribution to the "Dark Was The Night" AIDS charity…

  4. Metal Gets Its Due On Massive Rhino Boxed Set

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. The four…

  5. Metal All-Stars Unite At Roadrunner Show

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was ambitious enough for Roadrunner to release "Roadrunner United," an album featuring 55 members of 42 of its bands collaborating on songs to celebrate the label's 25th anniversary. It was ambitious enough for Roadrunner to release "Roadrunner United," an album…

  6. Roadrunner Plans 'All-Stars' Anniversary

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST With the independent hard rock label's 25th anniversary looming, Roadrunner Records won't just be issuing a slap-dash compilation of past glories. With the independent hard rock label's 25th anniversary looming, Roadrunner Records won't just be issuing a slap-dash…

  7. Grohl Goes Metal With Probot

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The self-titled debut from Dave Grohl's long-discussed heavy metal project Probot will finally see the light of day in February via Southern Lord Records. The album sports a who's-who of hard rock voc The self-titled debut from Dave Grohl's long-discussed heavy metal project…