The inaugural Rokisland festival has taken place in Key West, Florida, with Bret Michaels, Cheap Trick, Dee Snider, Jackyl and more rocking the island paradise. Happening from Fri 14 - Mon 17 January 2022, the event endured through adverse weather conditions and line-up changes to give patrons a weekend to remember.
Joe Satriani is kicking off the new year with a brand-new album. Set for release on 8th April, 2022. Entitled, “The Elephants of Mars” marks the legendary guitarist’s 19th studio album in his 35+year career in music. Ahead of the release, Satch has released a video for the first single "Sahara", which can be viewed below.
Founding Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson is back with a new project, his first since the dissolution of the celebrated Canadian trio in 2018. Over the last few years Lifeson has been focusing on a new project, and that project is Envy Of None.
Hellfest, which has fast become the number one destination for European metal fans, has launched a new app in the countdown to the festival. Available now for both Android and IOS, the app allows users to perform a range of functions ahead of the event which takes place over concurrent weekends; 17th - 19th June, and 23rd - 26th June, in Clisson.
Sonic Slam with Tom Keifer, L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat will head out on the road together starting June 1, 2022. The official itinerary is available at TomKeifer.com, with more dates to come.
Warner Music [Sony Music outside Europe] are to release Pink Floyd’s ‘P.U.L.S.E. Restored & Re-Edited’ for the first time on Blu-ray on 18 February 2022. The set, filmed at Earl's Court in London was filmed on their 'The Division Bell' trek in 1994.
Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen will play their first ever live shows in the UK together, on a whistle-stop headline tour in February & March 2022. The dates include a date at Planet Rock, Winter’s End.
Rock legends Cheap Trick have been added to the bill for 2022's Rokisland Fest. The Rockford four piece join already announced co-headliners Brett Michaels, Dee Snider and Jackyl for the event which takes place on January 14-17, 2022 in Key West, Florida.
The Cure have announced details for their upcoming 2022 European Tour, with 44 shows across 22 countries. The jaunt includes shows in Dublin's 3Arena on 1 December, and The SSE Arena, Belfast on 2 December 2022.
Progressive Rock Luminaries Jethro Tull recently announced details for the group’s first studio album of new material in over 18 years! Originally making headlines in March of this year, the band’s newest offering, titled ‘The Zealot Gene’, will see a January 28th, 2022 release on Inside Out Music. Today they are pleased to reveal the video for the albums second single ‘Sad City Sisters’.