2022

Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean II sets sail on August 23-28 2022

Joe BonamassaKeeping the Blues Alive Foundation, and Sixthman, announce Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean II. The cruise, which follows seven sold-out Caribbean cruises, and a sold-out Mediterranean cruise, is scheduled to set sail August 23-28, 2022, from Athens, Greece to Mykonos, Greece and Kusadasi, Turkey.

Steve Vai and Dreamcatcher Events announce Vai Academy 6.0 – “Finding Your Note” in August 2022

Steve Vai and Dreamcatcher Events have announced Vai Academy 6.0 – “Finding Your Note” will be staged August 4-8, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa. Featured guests at this year’s gathering include Nuno Bettencourt, Guthrie Govan, Larry Mitchell, Joe Robinson, Billy Sheehan, Yvette Young, plus special guest Tommy Emmanuel.

Battle Beast to release new studio album “Circus of Doom” on January 21st 2022

After re-signing to Nuclear Blast in early 2021, the Finnish heavy metal sextet Battle Beast are once again getting ready to unleash their force upon the world in the shape of their brand new masterpiece “Circus of Doom”.

The album is set to be released on January 21st, 2022, via Nuclear Blast and the first single will be revealed soon, on October 22nd. To shorten the wait, the band kick off the digital pre-order for the album today.

Tool announces Winter & Spring 2022 US and European Headlining Tour

Tool have announced a mammoth 2022 tour, with the Los Angeles-based band spending 3 months traversing the U.S. followed by a month of European dates.

Tool elected to kick off the highly-anticipated trek in Eugene, Ore. as a nod to the abrupt halt to their 2020 Fear Inoculum tour. Slated to play the Matthew Knight Arena on March 12, 2020, the show, along with the band’s remaining tour dates, was canceled as nationwide lockdowns began to take effect that evening.

Of Mice & Men to release new studio album “Echo” on December 3rd 2021

Gold-selling hard rockers Of Mice & Men - Aaron Pauley (bass + vocals), Valentino Arteaga (drums), Alan Ashby (guitar), and Phil Manansala (guitar) - are pleased to announce their seventh album “Echo”, out on December 3rd, 2021, via SharpTone Records. 

The album is comprised of the previously issued “Timeless” and “Bloom” EPs, along with the new and final “Ad Infinitum” EP. The EP will be released on vinyl in April 2022.

Bishops Green announce May 2022 European Headlining Tour

From May 6th to May 28th 2022, the Canadian street punk institution Bishops Green is finally on its way to Europe again! They are firmly established as one of the leading bands in the street punk scene. They will have a new album ready by then. Already a few months ago, they returned impressively with the single and video for “Waiting”.