Music News For The Week Of May 25, 2014!

This is from the Led Zeppelin II deluxe edition. It comes out June 3rd. It will have other outtakes etc. You know the drill but Zep is the exception to the rule, always worthy of the purchase. Always! You can pre-order here: http://www.ledzeppelin.com/buy/

If you didn’t hear about it, you should have, here is Steve Perry performing some Journey songs with the EELS. Now you know what he sounds like today. Maybe he will get the itch to tour again. Some say his singing was great some say not so much. But here you go and check it out and you be the judge: https://docs.google.com/document/d/18beFyKxZEtSkh8oxQ-0mJ2wG93ndi-cOvSaj1nd5VP4/edit  What do you know he came out again this week. Be interested in your thoughts so here is his second appearance; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86vD3nsua_s#t=433

KISS was in Warner Brothers this week doing voices for a new Scooby Doo movie.

Linkin Park released a new lyric video for Wastelands. The new album, Hunting Party, will be released on June 17. You can watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6sFG7qOd4A

Seether is allowing a free download on their site for their latest, Words Are Weapons. You can get more info and the download here: http://seetherreveal.com/

Here is this week’s PSA, Sebastian Bach has been on the Sing Your Face Off show. Basically, celebrities impersonate other celebrities and are judged. Last week he did Adam Levine, this week he does Lady Gaga. You can look up the show, just know I won’t judge you.

Blackberry Smoke just released a new live CD/DVD this week . It’s called Leave A Scar and was filmed and recorded in North Carolina. Here is the trailer for it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaGoEPx1yyc

Slash announced the name and release date of his next album featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators. It is called World On Fire and comes out on September 15th.

Arch Enemy released a new video for You Will Know My Name from their War Eternal album. You can watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y-J7sBT_no

Vince Neil is now part owner of the Arena Football League team Jacksonville Sharks. What do you think will happen when they play LA KISS, hmmm……

Ace Frehley released a new single from his up and coming album Space Invader. This is called Gimme A Feelin’. The album comes out on July 8th. You can listen to it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjFJTZFL4fc

Primus added dates for this Summer, check them out here: http://primusville.com/tour.html

Last week’s Rockucation question was: The song Money For Nothing was put out by Dire Straights. Who was the guest artist singing the line I Want My MTV? The answer comes from Rich Aubin, Jackson NJ. The answer is Sting.

Joe Elliott’s Down And Outz have released a new video for Rock And Roll Queen. It’s from their album that was released last week called The Further Adventures Of…  Watch the video here, make sure you watch it til the end: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS11hho5LWk

Gov’t Mule announced a 20th Anniversary Going Strong Tour. Their dates are here:  http://www.mule.net/tour/mule.php

Ask Slash Episode 2 is out and you can watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqE2xhxPiK8

Here is the title track from House Of Lords’ latest album, Precious Metal. You can watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPOGDTpqTrk

I don’t care about Powerman 5000 and neither should you.

David Grohl’s Foo Fighters Sonic Highway HBO series released a teaser trailer this week. You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-z8A9P5ziA

Kenny Kerner, who produced the first two KISS albums and managed and wrote lyrics for the band Dust, passed away this week from a complication with diabetes. R.I.P. KEN!

Judas Priest released a teaser video for their new song Halls Of Valhalla. It’s off their Redeemer Of Souls, out on July 17. You can watch the teaser here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJKpJ5_Cjso

Marco Mendoza is leaving the Black Star Riders after their U.S. Tour. He is a founding member. He will be replaced by Robbie Crane (Lynch Mob, Ratt).

Marilyn Manson will now have a recurring role on Sons Of Anarchy. He plays a white supremacist name Ron Tully.

Bad Company’s Bad Company and Straight Shooter albums are gteting released on the 180 gram vinyl on July 1st.

Billy Idol will be releasing his autobiography this fall. It will be called Dancing With Myself.

Skid Row have released a teaser video for their new album: United World Rebellion: Chapter Two. The album comes out on August 5th. The song they tease is Rise Of The Damnation Army. Listen to it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AgdcMR2sAc

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This week’s Rockucation question is: This singer was the frontman for Black Flag, had his own solo career, a radio show a TV show and has worked with Tony Iommi, Les Claypool and The Flaming Lips. Who is he?

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