Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold and Stone Sour are teaming up for a late summer tour dubbed Uproar 2010. But they've announced only one date so far, August 24th in Toronto. The entire itinerary will be posted soon at RockStarUproar.com. All three acts will be supporting new albums that are due out this summer.
Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has a couple of important dates lined up this spring. On May 7th, the 14th annual Skylar Neil Memorial Golf Tournament will take place in Simi Valley, California. The tournament raises funds for the Skylar Neil Foundation, named after Neil's daughter who died of cancer in 1995. And on June 22nd, Neil's new solo album, Tattoos and Tequila, will hit stores.
A rare Led Zeppelin concert recording was recently discovered at a car trunk sale in England, according to Classic Rockmagazine. Dubbed onto C-D, the recording captures the band at St. Matthews Baths Hall, a converted swimming pool in Ipswich, England in November 1971. No word on if Led Zep will try to purchase the recording or release it.
Alice in Chains fans might want to listen to "Your Decision" backwards. Drummer Sean Kinney says that "Bigfoot exists in that song" and that it's filled with hidden messages. But we're pretty sure singer-guitarist William DuVall is joking when explains that you can hear "Sean is dead" when it's played backwards.
Korn will playing small venues this spring on the Ballroom Blitz Tour, which kicks off May 2nd in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Only seven dates have been announced so far, but 16 more shows will be added soon.
Korn will be debuting tracks from their new album, Korn Three: Remember Who You Are, which is due out this summer.
Former Van Halen and Chickenfoot bass player Michael Anthony is this week's guest blogger for A-O-L Radio, talking about his favorite songs and how they influenced him. Among his picks are "Texas" by the Electric Flag, which he said made him want to play the bass, Cream's version of "Crossroads" and Led Zeppelin's "Lemon Song." --Sal Cirrincione
1) Montrose: "Rock Candy"
6) AC/DC: "Sin City"
2) Grand Funk Railroad: "Sin's a Good Man's Brother"
7) The Who: "Young Man Blues" (Live at Leeds)
3) Deep Purple: "Child in Time"
8) Jimi Hendrix: "Crosstown Traffic"
4) Humble Pie: "I Don't Need No Doctor" (Live at the Fillmore)
9) Led Zeppelin: "The Lemon Song"
5) Cream: "Crossroads" (Live)
10) The Electric Flag: "Texas"
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon will celebrate the re-release in May of The Rolling Stones' Exile on Main Street by having different acts perform songs off the classic album for one full week. This will take place the week of May 10th, although none of the acts have been announced and it's not known if the Stones will participate. The final night, Friday, May 14th, will feature the premiere of a new documentary about the making of the album, Stones in Exile. The deluxe edition of Exile on Main Street will be out on May 18th.
Scott Weiland blames the wives of his former Velvet Revolver bandmates for causing his split with the supergroup. He tells Details magazine, "When Velvet Revolver first got together it was great... We had all been through the same experiences, and it felt like a gang. But everyone was a rock star. There were petty jealousies. Then the wives got involved with the business of the band, and that was the beginning of the downfall."