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Roadrunner Dads Speak!

In honor of Father’s Day, which is this Sunday, June 17, we decided to reach out to some of our artists who are themselves parents, and ask them how they balance family life with the sacrifices necessary to be in a rock band—long stretches of tim…

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Friday 10: Rocklahoma

We’re back with another Friday Spotify playlist! This time out, we’re giving you two songs each from the five Roadrunner bands who’ll be performing at this year’s Rocklahoma festival in, you guessed it, Oklahoma. So crank it up and rock out to tracks f…

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Rob Zombie and Megadeth are currently playing a string of co-headlining dates, and both RZ and Dave Mustaine were asked about it by Artisan News Service. Zombie says his set list will be one awesome moment after another, and Mustaine says something sim…

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Ratt headlined this weekend’s M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, and the show marked their first performance since 1991 with original bassist Juan Croucier.
Prior to the show, guitarist Warren DeMartini said, “I h…

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Friday 10: Long Songs

This week’s Friday Spotify playlist is an exercise in patience-testing. We’ve put together 10 songs, only one of which is less than 10 minutes long. These include tracks by DragonForce, Dream Theater, Machine Head, Nightwish, Opeth, Porcupine Tree, Sli…

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Rob Zombie was interviewed by Loudwire.com, and had a lot to say about his current band, what he sees as the atmosphere for metal and hard rock in 2012, touring with Megadeth, and much more.
“The band’s chemistry right now I would describe as per…

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Korn drummer Ray Luzier, Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga and Ratt drummer Bobby Blotzer will be among a horde of players paying tribute to the late Led Zeppelin drummer John “Bonzo” Bonham on his birthday, May 31, at the House of Blues in Hollywood, CA….

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Rob Zombie was recently interviewed by ArtistDirect.com, and he had nothing but good things to say about the latest addition to his band, drummer Ginger Fish.
Says Zombie, “Ginger has jumped in and really is a big part of [the music]. For the first tim…

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd was honored in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana on Wednesday, when the Tipitina’s Foundation announced a new music education initiative in the city and unveiled a giant portrait of him on a downtown wall. A news con…