Hangovers be damned, ShipRocked Day 2 kicked off on the private island of Great Stirrup Cay in the beautiful Bahamas. Rockers that rolled out of bed early enough were in for something special as Art of Dying officially kicked things off on the beach stage. With a high energy performance, Frontman Jonny Hetherington took a moment to take it all in calling the experience a true “bucket list” moment for his band. They wouldn’t be the only band to hit the beach stage on Monday though, Nonpoint also offered up a blazing set proving that it really is better in the Bahamas.
With all new digs aboard their new home on the glorious Norwegian Pearl, the 2014 ShipRocked cruise set sail on Jan. 25 for a four-day, nonstop rock 'n' roll extravaganza. Offering up six on-board stages and a private Bahamas island beach stage, the excursion lived up to all expectations of rocking the high seas.
Former Korn drummer David Silveria went on record a few months back sharing that he would be open to returning to the band to "restore the groove." However, after recent comments on his Facebook page aimed at bassist Reginald ‘Fieldy’ Arvizu, the odds of that ever happening seem pretty slim.
It’s been a long time coming but rock royalty Kiss will finally be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Kiss will join the 2014 class of inductees that includes Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel and others, and since the announcement, questions have started to swirl regarding the status of former bandmates Peter Criss and Ace Frehley and how they will fit into the festivities, if at all.
While it may be the season for ugly Christmas sweaters and all-star carol compilations, the metal community isn't best known for partaking in such holiday festivities. Megadeth changed all that last night during their appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,' debuting their new holiday disc ‘Thrashing Through the Snow: A Very Megadeth Christmas’ in a funny holiday skit.
In true rock fashion, Halestorm spent the majority of 2013 out on the road in support of their second studio album ‘The Strange Case of…’ With their monster tour cycle wrapping up later this week, followed by a short holiday break, the band is ready to jump into the creative process for their third full-length studio disc.