Anne Erickson holds bylines in several Gannett publications as well as Ultimate Classic Rock, Gibson Guitar, Premier Guitar, Guitar Edge and beyond. She's also a radio DJ and is currently working on-air on Townsquare Media rock station Banana 101.5-FM and is the programmer and managing editor of Audio Ink Radio. She holds a master’s degree from Michigan State University. Interview highlights: Billy Corgan from the Smashing Pumpkins, Ozzy Osbourne, Maynard James Keenan from Tool and A Perfect Circle, Alice Cooper, Skillet, RED, As I Lay Dying, Cake.
Hinder Announce New Album, ‘Welcome to the Freakshow’
Ready to rock? Good, because Hinder are back with a new album, ‘Welcome to the Freakshow,’ out Dec. 4 on Republic Records. Fans already have a taste of the new tracks in the Oklahoma City band’s new single, ‘Save Me.’ Take a listen to the h…
Kid Rock Unleashes New Single ‘Let’s Ride’
Detroit rocker Kid Rock is set to return this fall with a shiny new album called ‘Rebel Soul,’ which is due out Nov. 19. Now, fans have a first taste of what to expect from the album in a rollicking new single called ‘Let’s Ride.’
Iron Maiden Chosen as First Rock Band to Play Stockholm’s Friends Arena
The boys of Iron Maiden are breaking new ground for rock and metal, as the group will be the first rock band ever to play Stockholm’s Friends Arena. The 50,000-capacity venue is brand new, so Iron Maiden will christen the arena with their pummeling metal tracks on July 13, 2013.
Flyleaf Bassist Pat Seals Talks Upcoming Album ‘New Horizons’ + More
Flyleaf are gearing up to release their third studio album, ‘New Horizons.’ The Texas-based outfit first got together in 2000, and their sincere music has taken the rock world by storm since releasing their debut album in 2005. On the new disc, expect a well-rounded collection …
Deuce Checks In From the 2012 Uproar Festival
Deuce first broke out of the Los Angeles music scene as the lead singer, songwriter and producer of Hollywood Undead. Now, the rhyme-slinger has his own hit album in ‘Nine Lives,’ which boasts the rousing anthem ‘America,’ among other rap-rock tunes.
Flyleaf Bassist Pat Seals on Inspiration Behind Title of ‘New Horizons’ Album
Texas-based rockers Flyleaf have a hot new single in ‘New Horizons,’ which is also the title track off their much-anticipated upcoming full-length disc. We caught up with Flyleaf bass player Pat Seals, and asked him to explain the inspiration behind the album's title.
Shinedown Check In From Uproar Tour – Interview + Photo Gallery
The gentlemen of Shinedown are knee-deep in promotion for their latest album, ‘Amaryllis,’ and the hard work is paying off, as the rock group already have two No. 1 singles in ‘Bully’ and ‘Unity’ off the album. Shinedown are currently…
The Word Alive Release ‘Entirety’ Music Video, Gear Up for Fall Tour
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For Today To Embark on 2012 Fall U.S. Tour With Impending Doom, Sleeping Giant + The Chari…
Say, you missed For Today on the Vans Warped Tour this past summer? Don’t sweat it. The Christian metalcore band are hitting the road again this fall, as the guy have just announced a headlining tour of the states. The trek kicks off Oct. 11 in St. Petersburg, Fla., and runs through Nov. 11 in Green…
Green Day Star in Upcoming Angry Birds Episode
Angry Birds is all the rage these days, and now Green Day are getting in on the mayhem. The band is teaming up with Rovio Entertainment, the creator of Angry Birds, to prep a new musical episode for Angry Birds Friends. The installment will offer 10 never-before-seen themed levels, plus new “bad pig…