I was in my car last night when I caught my first listen to new music from DEVILDRIVER via SiriusXM Liquid Metal. I've long gotten a bit of grief for my love for Dez' work in COAL CHAMBER vs. what I always thought was average music from DEVILDRIVER. But... with this new album, WINTER KILLS about to be released on Napalm Records this August, my interest is piqued. The band has unleased "Ruthless" to internet listeners and you can find it streaming below. Crank it up, and then share your thoughts on the track in the comments section.
As the August 6 release date of their new album, LATE FOR NOTHING approaches, IWRESTLEDABEARONCE is back with the second taste of their new sounds, and the voice of new vocalist Courtney LaPlante. "Firebees" can be streamed below, and word just arrived from Century Media Records that pre-orders are now live. Anyone that pre-orders LATE FOR NOTHING on iTunes will receive "Firebees" as an immediate download.
On July 30, the BACKSTREET BOYS, complete with all five original members - Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean and Kevin Richardson, will release their 20th Anniversary album, IN A WORLD LIKE THIS. Just ahead of their July 2 tour kick-off in Chicago, the group has unleashes the title track to the new album. "In A World Like This" is available now on iTunes, and can be streamed below.
If your baby is 555 then you're 666, right? Worlds are colliding here folks, as the crew at Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star have announced LULLABY VERSIONS OF SLIPKNOT for a July 2, 2013 digital release. They've unleashed a preview stream of the lullaby version of "Before I Forget" (hear it on The Rock Father below), and if you pre-order the 12-song collection now via iTunes, you'll get that track right away. Corey Taylor and M. Shawn Crahan are both certified "Rock Fathers" in their own right, and the late Paul Gray had a little one as well.
While it might be late here on Father's Day, it's never too late to celebrate Fatherhood. The folks over at Rdio are currently streaming a collection of 26 songs in their DADS WHO ROCK Playlist - featuring a diverse array of music from BLACK SABBATH and NIRVANA to PAUL McCARTNEY and new Dad, KANYE WEST. Check it out below.
If you love rock and roll, there's a good chance that you love SOCIAL DISTORTION. I do, and I fully expect that my little ones will as well. Today comes some breaking news from the crew over at Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, who are continuing their "summer of rock" with a new lullaby collection that will introduce the youngest member of your family to the songs of Social D. On June 25th, LULLABY VERSIONS OF SOCIAL DISTORTION will hit digital retailers, but if you want a preview - The Rock Father has one for you right now. Check out the lullaby version of "Ball and Chain" below... and if you dig it, head over to iTunes to pre-order the album. That track will become yours instantly!