Gears of Rock

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Hard rock and heavy metal music reviews and news.



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The Ramones’ Leave Home 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition is now available from Rhino. It contains three discs of original, remastered, unreleased, and live CBGB recordings, as well as a hardcover book. This limited release of 15,000 will run you...

Blaze Bayley, Iron Maiden’s singer from 1994 to 1999, has announced tour plans of North America beginning next month. The tour kicks off in Sellersville, Pennsylvania on August 9 and concludes in Seattle, Washington on September 9, and includes...

Guns N’ Roses released Appetite for Destruction on July 21, 1987. Since then the landmark hard rock album sold over 30 million copies [estimated from wikipedia], averaging 10 million copies per decade. That is remarkable considering the band wa...

Queens of the Stone Age have a new nine song album on the horizon called Villains. Why did the band name it Villains? Singer Joshua Homme explains that it’s “a word that looks fantastic.” The super catchy first single “The Wa...

Fuzz prog rockers Howling Giant debuted their new music video for “The Pioneer” on The Sludgelord blog today. The band is getting ready to release Black Hole Space Wizard: Part 2 on August 25. This is a great band, heavy and spacey, rem...

Seether’s 5th annual Rise Above Fest, the largest suicide awareness event in the world, is set for July 22 and 23 in Bangor, Maine at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion. Other bands on the bill include Korn, Shinedown, Stone Sour, Halestorm, S...

Aaron Lewis, the “Northern Redneck” frontman of Staind, will embark on a co-headlining US tour with Blackberry Smoke in October. The “Sinners & Sanctified Tour” opens at the Municipal Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana...