Guitarist Petrucci says second record with Mike Mangini explores everything that makes them unique
Came Back Haunted comes to radio… Weiland sacking “is legal”… Kyuss Lives! return as Vista Chino… Portnoy quits Adrenaline Mob… Dream Theater’s LaBrie solo… Hagar hometown honour… Tigertailz drummer returns… Hendrix manager’s new band… Yes festival… Ono on McCartney support… System album no-go
Reports clash over guitarist’s departure from tour plus latest from Eric Clapton, AC/DC, Nikki Sixx, Jane’s Addiction, Gene Simmons, Magnum, Judas Priest, Mark Knopfler, Dream Theater and more
Hawkwind ask for RSVP… Page still plans live tour… Poison plane crash tribute… Dream Theater led by Rush… Halestorm’s live Grammy shock… Def Leppard fan dinner… Newsted up for Metallica jam… Dokken slates Pilson voice… Asia XXX search trouble… Shaddix surgery recovery… Residents offer Christmas present you just can’t have
All the latest news in brief, including: Pearl Jam’s Gossard on new album; big names for Marshall tribute show; plus the latest from the Beach Boys (you can even listen to their brand new song), Dream Theater, Alter Bridge, Gregg Allman, Van Halen, Lordi and Stryper…
All the latest news in brief, including: 3D controversy continues, plus Dream Theater and Def Leppard new albums and latest from GWAR, Joey Ramone, Lita Ford, Scott Weiland, Levon Helm, Charlatans and lullaby rock…
Eccentric axeman unleashes Twitter tirade, insisting he can say what he likes as he’s in the world’s most hated band – then former DT drummer Mike Portnoy gets involved.