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New AC/DC “Shot in the Dark” Video

AC/DC’s new album Power Up is set to be released in just a few weeks on Nov. 13, and they have a new video to get you ready to rock. Check out the video for “Shot in the Dark” their first single from the record.

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Indiana 36 Penn St. 35 F/OT

The Big Ten is back and we already have our first upset of the season as Penn State fell to Indiana in OT on Saturday, 36-35. Despite 3 first half turnovers, the Nittany Lions were ahead by 8 with just over a minute to go when Indiana scored a touchdown and tied the ballgame with…

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Ritchie Blackmore Christmas EP

Ritchie Blackmore, the guitar god of Deep Purple and Rainbow fame, is making Christmas brighter with a new holiday-themed EP. His band Blackmore’s Night, which he founded with his wife Candice Night, will debut Here We Come A-Caroling on December 4. Blackmore’s Night will incorporate their signature medieval sound on four classic Christmas tracks including Silent…

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Tom Petty Celebrated With Virtual Festival

Yesterday, October 20, 2020, would have marked Tom Petty’s 70th birthday. Sadly, Petty was taken from us three years ago, but that won’t stop the celebration this Friday when his friends, including Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench, put on the Tom Petty Birthday Bash. The concert will feature performances from a myriad of guests…

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Rare Guitars Go to Auction

If you have a couple hundred thousand dollars laying around your house, you could own guitars once used by Eddie Van Halen or Kurt Cobain. The Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock N Roll Auction will take place in Beverly Hills Dec. 4-5 and feature two guitars formerly owned by recently-deceased rock n roll giant Eddie…

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New Alice in Chains Box Set

Facelift, the 1990 Alice in Chains album that bestowed “Man in the Box” upon the world and served as a precursor to the success of Nirvana, Soundgarden, and more, will be released in box set form in January. The set will include the LP, an exclusive cassette, book, and more and is expected to hit…

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Metallica Charity Livestream

Set an alert on your phone for Nov. 14. That’s when Metallica will do an acoustic set via livestream to benefit their “All Within My Hands” charity. The show is scheduled for 5 EST and tickets start at $15, but bundle packages including digital downloads, t-shirts, and more are also available.

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Van Halens Searching for Rare Material

It’s only been a few days since Eddie Van Halen was taken from us, but the idea that we may one day hear new material from the guitar God is soothing the pain, however slightly. In an interview with the website Pollstar, Van Halen manager Irving Azoff said that Eddie’s brother Alex and son Wolf…

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Eddie Van Halen (1955-2020)

The rock world will be in mourning for quite some time as Eddie Van Halen, one of the greatest guitar players the world has ever seen, has passed away at the age of 65 after a battle with throat cancer.

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AC/DC PWR/UP

AC/DC’s 17th studio album, titled PWR/UP, is headed our way on November 13th! The album, which will showcase the return of Brian Johnson, Cliff Williams, and Phil Rudd, will have its first single “Shot in the Dark” debut tomorrow after a couple of teaser videos that were released on the band’s social media pages. After two…