New Dream Theater Song: “Along For The Ride”

dream theaterDream Theater has released another new song from their forthcoming self-titled twelfth album. The track is called “Along For The Ride” and it’s got a big, sweeping, anthemic chorus and some really nice melodic stuff. It’s not long until the album comes out and you’ll get to hear it in context, placed perfectly as the second last track prior to the 22-minute epic “Illumination Theory.” To listen to “Along For The Ride,” go to this link. It should take you to the appropriate site in your particular corner of the world (and if it’s not working yet, just try again a little later).

New Motorhead Album Release Date

AftershockA new Motorhead album is always cause for celebration. Lemmy is the embodiment of rock and a paradigm of consistency. He’s always brought true attitude to everything he does and his bass sound is undeniably identifiable. So it’s great to see a solid release date for their new album Aftershock. I think it’s said best in the press release which you can read below: “Motorhead is not simply a band, it’s a genre!” Check out my 2010 interview with Lemmy here, and make sure you pick up the album and kick a few bucks to the lads in appreciation for all they’ve done for snotty, dirty, gloriously filthy rock n’ roll. Read More …

The Aristocrats’ Culture Clash Vinyl Edition

cultureclashIt’s been so awesome seeing The Aristocrats go from humble beginnings as a “let’s pick two songs each and play a set at NAMM” thing (I was there, woo!) to a fully fledged band with original material, two kickass studio albums, an awesome live album/DVD, and shirts that you see fans wearing around town even here in Melbourne. The band has just wrapped up a successful US tour and now they’re releasing a limited edition vinyl version of their second album, Culture Clash. Only 1,000 will be pressed so get in early! Here’s the press release: Read More …