In celebration of Keith Emerson's 76th birthday, The Keith Emerson Estate and Cherry Red Records announce the long-awaited release of The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert on March 11, 2021 (the 5th anniversary of Keith's passing).
David Coverdale has remembered Eddie Van Halen as “an absolute monster musician”, and suggested that a reunion of Van Halen with former front man Sammy Hagar may have been on the cards before the guitarist’s passing. Coverdale made the comments while speaking to eonmusic about the release of Whitesnake’s forthcoming ‘Love Songs’ compilation, which is due via Rhino on 6th November 2020.
Izakman – the epitome of quirky art prog influenced music – now with added glam! The Israeli musician and award-winning animator releases his second UK single ‘Real Boy’ on 9th October via SuArt.
Brooding Swiss rock band The Beauty of Gemina have released their second UK single 'A Night Like This'. Described as "a pulsating journey through the night where reality and dreams increasingly mix and you enter into a mystical in-between world", the track is taken from forthcoming album ‘Skeleton Dreams’.
Ellefson, led by Megadeth bassist David Ellevson have also announced a digital release for their cover of the Cheap Trick classic 'Auf Wiedersehen'. Featuring guest appearances from Ministry’s Al Jourgensen, Anthrax’s Charlie Benante, and Crobot’s Brandon Yeagley alongside bassist Ellefson, vocalist Thom Hazaert, and guitarist Andy Martongelli, the video for the song can be viewed here.
AC/DC will release their seventeenth full-length album POWER UP on November 13, 2020. New single 'Shot in the Dark' is released today, and as part of the #PWRUP launch, last night iconic London landmarks Battersea Power Station, St Paul’s Cathedral, Marble Arch & the Tate Modern were all 'powered up' with AC/DC imagery.
Parlophone Records are pleased to announce the release of IRON MAIDEN’s new double live album on November 20th worldwide [through BMG in the USA]. Containing over 100 minutes of classic Maiden music and available in multiple formats, Nights Of The Dead, Legacy Of The Beast: Live in Mexico City was recorded during the band’s three sold out arena shows there in September 2019.
Eagle Rock are celebrating Christmas with a bumper batch of reissues on coloured vinyl. Aerosmith ‘Rocks Donington’, Motley Crue ‘The End Live in Los Angeles’ and Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow ‘Memories in Rock’ will be released on November 20th, with Black Sabbath ‘The End’ & Kiss ‘Rock’s Vegas’ to follow on December 11th.
The Dead Daisies featuring newest addition Glenn Hughes have announced details of new single 'Bustle and Flow'. Taken from forthcoming album 'Holy Ground', the track follows on from their cover of Humble Pie's '30 Days in the Hole'.
Music has been with us since the dawn of time. Early civilizations invented primitive instruments to create music, and ever since then, people have incorporated it into most aspects of their lives. Video games are no different. They’re visual and engaging experiences that are only augmented with the introduction of music. Music makes video games memorable. Below, we’ll get into video game music, give you a brief history of it, and explain what makes music in video games so important.