David Gilmour to Release New Album, “Rattle That Lock” Friday, September 18, 2015


The “Live 2016” appearances will be David Gilmour’s first live concert dates since the “On An Island” tour in 2006

Witness Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Michael Schenker and More on the 2016 Axes & Anchors Cruise


Cruise with Today’s Greatest Guitar Gods – Setting Sail February 20, 2016 from Miami, FL

Announcing the Second Annual “Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards” Fueled by Monster Energy Drink


Set for July 22, 2015 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH

Hollywood Undead Set to Perform at Both Festivals This Spring And Kick off World’s Loudest Month With Official Monster Energy Welcome to Rockville Pre-Party In Jacksonville


Hollywood Undead Unveils New Video for “day of the Dead” Today…

Monster Energy’s Welcome to Rockville Announces Tequila World and Onsite Sponsor Activites for Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival April 25 & 26


Onsite Sponsor Activities, Tequila World Details, And Interactive Art Installation with Notable Graffiti Artist Risk Announced for Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival

Modest Mouse Set to Headline Tampa’s Gasparilla Music Festival 2015


Festival Confirmed for Spring Break weekend- March 7 & 8

Vanilla Ice & Coolio Headline Tin Roof’s First Outdoor Concert


I-Drive 360’s Live Music Joint Hosts Concert In Front Of The Orlando Eye

Media Mikes’ Music Wrap-Up for 2014


It’s time for our annual year end wrap up where the writers here at the site get together to present our top 5 album releases of the year

Dr. Dilznik and the Last Rekrute Relese Their New Video, “Still the Same”


They remain the most popular guests on our “Behind the Mikes” Podcast so when Dr. Dilznik and the Last Rekrute told us they were dropping their latest video we had to share the love.

Queensrÿche Launch “Building the Empire”, a New Album – Pre-order via Pledgemusic


Band Offering Fans Various Unique Experiences In Conjunction With Pre-Order Including An Opportunity For Accredited Investors To Purchase A Stake In Queensrÿche Corporation

Former Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver drummer releases new video for his song “Ode to Nick”


Drummer/Frontman Matt Sorum has just released a new video for his song “Ode to Nick”

CCE Presents DeLand Rock & Metal Festival set for November 7-9th – 3 Days – 50 Bands!


DeLand Rock & Metal Festival is Deland, FL’s very first Rock and Metal fest. This FALL FESTIVAL will be a MULTI-DAY Event!

Introducing Canadian Singer-Songwriter Tara Beier with her new Music Video for “This Innocence” off debut EP “Purple Trees”


PURPLE TREES mixes folk, pop and rock, and is gaining momentum, with three singles featured…

Anthrax to Release “Chile on Hell” Live DVD


A live-in-concert DVD that is set for a September 16, 2014 release

Lamb of God’s “As The Palaces Burn” Feature Film Debuts on Video On Demand on June 3rd


Vimeo On Demand is the Exclusive Digital Partner Gravitas Ventures Distributes To Cable/ Satellite/ Telco Platforms

Choo Choo Soul’s Genevieve Goings releases new song “My Telephone Number Is”


Choo Choo Soul’s Genevieve Goings just released her first song from her upcoming independent Children’s Album “Do You Know?”, called “My Telephone Number Is”. The song helps teach kids their phone number with the help of the grownups in their life.

Scott Ian, Legendary Anthrax Guitarist, Officially Announces “Speaking Words” Tour


SCOTT IAN’s Hilarious One-Man Storytelling Experience Kicks Off in Chicago, IL on February 20, 2014

Oscar Nominated, Composer of “Gravity”, Steven Price Thanks Media Mikes Readers for Honoring Him


Next stop for Steven Price…the Oscars on March 2nd!

Chiodos’ Craig Owens to Appear Live On-line via Stage It Tuesday, January 14


Top Tipper Will Receive The Shirt Off His Back, Handwritten Lyrics For A Song Of Their Choice From His Catalogue, Alongside Multiple Other Items

Steel Panther New Album “All You Can Eat” Slated for Release April 1st on Open E Records via Kobalt Label Services


Band Celebrating New Release By Sending the Famous Grill ‘Em All Truck Around Los Angeles Today Giving Out Free Burgers: “The Fat Girl” and “Eatin’ Ain’t Cheatin’ Cheeseburger”

Cher Announces “Dressed to Kill” Tour Beginning March 22nd in Phoenix

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49 City North American Tour Celebrates the Legend’s New “Closer To The Truth” CD

Waxwork Records releasing “Re-Animator” & “Day of the Dead” soundtracks on Vinyl!

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Soundtrack label specializing in the release of horror, cult, and sci-fi cinema scores in high quality LP packages.

Help Support DJ Colette’s New Studio Album on Pledge Music


Help support DJ Colette as she launches the release of her new album, “When The Music’s Loud”!

311 to Kick Off Unity Tour 2013 in Kansas City


Band teams up with Cypress Hill and G. Love & Special Sauce

CARNIVAL OF MADNESS: First Tour Dates Announced; Unleashes August 13 In Cleveland With Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, In This Moment & We As Human


The first batch of dates for the highly anticipated CARNIVAL OF MADNESS tour, powered by Monster Energy, have been announced.

LOUNA Releases Astounding New Music Video for ‘Business’, an “Oz” Themed Representation of Religious Oppression and Terrorism


‘Behind a Mask’ is in Stores NOW via Red Decade Records and MEG/RED

Heaven & Earth Signed CDs & Vinyl Giveaway for New Album “Dig” [ENDED]


This giveaway will remain open until May 3rd

Beyond Dishonor release full length video for “Heisenberg”

BEYOND DISHONOR have released a music video for their first single, entitled “Heisenberg”

Beyond Dishonor releases first teaser trailer for upcoming album titled “Generations”

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Teaser video for Beyond Dishonor’s first music video “Heisenberg” from the 2013 album Generations.

The Sixth Annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Announces Artist Lineup


Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Amon Amarth, Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Behemoth and Many More

Pantera’s Rex Brown talks about his book “Official Truth” and new album with Kill Devil Hill


Former bassist for heavy metal band Pantera

Genevieve Goings talks about Disney Junior’s Choo Choo Soul and new CD “Disney Favorites”


Lead singer in Disney Junior’s Choo Choo Soul

Hollywood Undead Announce New April Tour Dates & New Album “Notes From The Underground” Available Now


Hollywood Undead have now announced even more new Spring tour dates in April with support from Falling In Reverse kicking off April 17th in Pharr, TX

Black Veil Brides to Unleash “Wretched and Divine: the Story of the Wild Ones” on January 8th


BLACK VEIL BRIDES TO UNLEASH WRETCHED AND DIVINE: THE STORY OF THE WILD ONES ON JANUARY 8th VIA LAVA RECORDS/UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC  Pre-Order For Band’s Third Album Set For October 31st via iTunes  The Church Of The Wild Ones World Tour Kicks Off January 4th  (New York, NY – October 29, 2012) – Los Angeles based […]

Dethklok’s The Dethalbum III (Deluxe Edition) is Available Now! – $11.99 at Best Buy


Dethklok’s The Dethalbum III (Deluxe Edition) is Available Now! – $11.99 at Best Buy.  Click here to purchase at Bestbuy.com! Do not miss this album.  Read our review here: “If you are a fan of Adult Swim’s animated series “Metalocalypse”, then like myself, you should be eagerly anticipating this album. “Dethalbum II” was released all the way […]

Trapt gets “Reborn” on November 20th


First Single “Bring It” Slated To Impact Radio October 1st And Double Single Available On iTunes US Tour Kicks Off On October 24th In Las Vegas (New York, NY – October 4, 2012) – California rockers Trapt are returning to reclaim their place on the charts with the release of their latest album, Reborn. The […]

Help support A Sound of Thunder’s new album “Time’s Arrow” on Kickstarter


Join the Legion of Thunder and help “A Sound of Thunder” complete our next epic full-length album TIME’S ARROW…11 new tracks of classic metal! Click here to see how you can help them out on Kickstarter! The title of our new album is TIME’S ARROW.  We’ve already begun recording with the same band lineup, studio and producer […]

Check out video for Texas in July’s latest song “Cry Wolf” and pre-order the upcoming album now!


Texas In July has just premiered a brand new track today, called “Cry Wolf” from their self-titled album that will be out on October 9. This is the very first song revealed off of the new album. Texas In July is the follow up to their Equal Vision Records debut, One Reality, which was released […]

Adult Swim Announces Details for Highly-Anticipated Metalocalypse: Dethklok’s “Dethalbum III”


 Adult Swim’s Animated Aggressors to Release New Album in North America with CD/DVD Combo and Clean Version on October 16, 2012; Limited Edition Vinyl Follows on November 6 DETHKLOK returns this fall with Metalocalypse: Dethklok Dethalbum III, the highly-anticipated follow up album that fans of the animated band have been begging for. The stars of the Adult […]

Lamb of God / Dethklok 2012 Tour Officially CANCELED


Due to the continued incarceration of LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe in the Czech Republic, the band’s co-headline tour with Dethklok scheduled to begin August 1st in Seattle is being cancelled. The band regrets the decision but the uncertainty of Randy’s release makes it impossible to carry on with the tour. Upon Randy’s release, […]

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson Join Forces for “Twins of Evil” U.S. and European Tour


LOS ANGELES, CA (Thursday, July 12, 2012) — It had to happen. Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie are hitting the road together this fall, co-headlining the “Twins of Evil” tour. Debauchery, theatrics, ghoulish imagery, and a full-on assault of all the senses are what’s in store for fans when the tour kicks off, first in […]

THE TREATMENT to Release Covers EP as iTunes Premium on July 17th


To celebrate their debut album release, This Might Hurt, in the United States on July 17th, THE TREATMENT will make an exclusive iTunes bundle available – a five song covers EP originally released exclusively in the UK as a 300 copy limited edition. The covers EP features THE TREATMENT’s interpretations of: ‘Run Run Run’ – Jo Jo Gunne ‘Evil […]

Eve to Adam Extend US Tour Dates with Creed


Eve to Adam has just announced that they will be extending their 2012 tour supporting hard rock legends Creed. The nationwide tour kicked off early this Spring, and will continue through September with additional stops in Nashville, San Antonio, Atlantic City, and more. The full schedule, including Eve to Adam headlining shows, is below. The New […]

Zac Brown Band Debut Animated Music Video for ‘The Wind’


Check out the new animated music video for Zac Brown Band’s song “The Wind”. It stars an animated, guitar-shredding, big game hunting robot. If that wasn’t cool enough it is directed by Mike Judge (King of the Hill, Beavis and Butthead) and produced by Titmouse (Metalocalypse, Motorcity, Superjail!, China, IL, Black Dynamite). Zac Brown Band’s […]

Kiss releases new music video for “Hell Or Hallelujah”


Here’s the world premiere of KISS’ “Hell or Hallelujah” lyric video! The track will be included on “Monster”, the upcoming 20th studio album by Kiss, set to be released in October 2012.

SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Roger Waters to launch new Pink Floyd Channel


Tune in to SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Roger Waters LIVE on June 27 at 12pm ET for the launch of SiriusXM’s new Pink Floyd Channel (Sirius channel 142 and XM channel 43). The special will also air on Deep Tracks (channel 27). You’ll hear the founding member and principal songwriter of Pink Floyd sit down […]

Future of History Making Pyramid Sound Studios Remains Uncertain


Future of History Making PYRAMID SOUND STUDIOS Remains Uncertain – Bridge Construction Could Put an End to Ithaca New York’s,  Studio’s 35+ Year Legacy  Touted for Recording ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, OVERKILL and bevy of local artists. The fate of PYRAMID SOUND STUDIOS, a recording studio world-renowned for spawning the onslaught of American heavy metal in the 1980’s […]

Media Mikes joins The Hangover Morning Show


Jake “Dyno-Mite” Turner and Loaf have been bound by standard terrestrial radio for years. Now we have found a new home at The Grave Radio… and with that comes freedom the FCC would never allow! The Hangover will help change the mornings on internet stations, we are ready to blow your mind and crush your […]

Pat Boone to “Journey” to Omaha in May!


Over the years, film historian Bruce Crawford has provided the people of Omaha with presentations of classic films, making each showing more memorable by including special celebrity guests. For his 30th classic film event, Crawford will be screening the 1959 adaptation of Jules Verne’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” starring James Mason, Pat […]

Engelbert Humperdinck Live in Concert Webcast! April 29th! Get your Tickets Now!

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Van Halen Heads to Amway Center This April with Special Guest Kool & The Gang


The boys are back! One of the greatest rock bands of all time, Van Halen will rock the Amway Center on Apr 12 2012 at 7:30 pm. The lineup features David Lee Roth, along with Eddie, Alex and Wolfgang Van Halen. They will also be joined by special guest Kool & The Gang. As band, […]

Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks “The Heart & Soul Tour” Heads to Orlando, FL on on August 3rd, 2012


ROD STEWART & STEVIE NICKS | HEART & SOUL TOUR FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012 | 7:30PM AMWAY CENTER | ORLANDO, FLORIDA ON SALE:     SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012 | 10:00AM ORLANDO, FLORIDA [February 23, 2012] – Legendary rockers Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks today announced plans to reunite this summer and reprise their highly acclaimed, co-headlining […]

The Marshall Tucker Band Keeps on Rockin’ – Live Concert News in Orlando FL

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The Marshall Tucker Band Keeps on Rockin’ Live Concert Friday, April 13 at 8 p.m. Intersection of SR 436 and 17-92 in the Orlando Jai-Alai Fronton Tickets Start at $45; On Sale Now at www.OrlandoLiveEvents.com or 407.339.6221 x 100 Featuring a definitive blend of rock, rhythm & blues, jazz, country and gospel, The Marshall Tucker […]

Monkees singer Davy Jones dead at age 66.


The 2012 Grammy Award Winners & Wrap-up


The 2012 Grammys were held on Sunday, February 12th 2012 at the Staple center in Los Angeles California. Though the night may have been overshadowed by the death of Whitney Houston the show continued on. Performances by Bruce Springsteen, the reformed Beach Boys, The Foo Fighters, and a touching rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Will […]

Johnny Cash’s 80th Birthday Celebration Set to Kick off February 26


JOHNNY CASH’S 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION SET TO KICK OFF FEBRUARY 26 WITH GROUND-BREAKING ON THE RESTORATION OF HIS DYESS, ARKANSAS BOYHOOD HOME Archive Recordings from Sun and Columbia Years, Johnny Cash Museum and Much More Planned for 2012 to Pay Tribute to The Man in Black LOS ANGELES, CA – (Tuesday, February 7, 2012) — […]

Etta James dead at age 73


Etta James, whose version of the 1941 standard “At Last” is one of the most popular recordings of all time, died today from complications due to leukemia. She was 73. She passed away just three days after bandleader Johnny Otis, who discovered her, passed away. Born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles, she was raised by […]

The Top 10 Albums of 2011


2011 brought a plethora of good and bad music releases to the masses and we here at Media Mikes had quite a pile of releases to choose from for our top 10 of 2011. However after great thought and debate our writers have come up with the lists below. Adam Lawton: 1.) Wasting Light- Foo […]

NY Hardcore Legends Biohazard Planning to Give Away Their New Record “Reborn in Defiance” for Free


New York hardcore veterans Biohazard are teaming up with Revolver Magazine and Repudo to blaze yet another trail and give away their new record “Reborn In Defiance” in its entirety for FREE to all fans in the United States starting January 20th 2012. The first such promotion ever launched, the record will be available for […]

Jingle Punks’ The Hipster Orchestra New Video “4 Strings and an 808”


Jingle Punks is a music licensing company whose work is featured on TV, commercials, film and more. They have a side project called The Hipster Orchestra that has a new video called “4 Strings and an 808” and it features music from Beyonce, Jay Z, Mary J, Eminem, and more. It has more than 11 […]

Chickenfoot Earns Grammy Nomination for 3D Packaging of Critically Acclaimed “Chickenfoot III”


CHICKENFOOT EARNS GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR 3D PACKAGING OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CHICKENFOOT III ALBUM FROM eONE MUSIC and earMUSIC/Edel Chickenfoot Scheduled to Play The Mark & Brian Christmas Show at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on December 15th Before  January 2012 European Tour LOS ANGELES, CA—December 9, 2011—Chickenfoot –the supergroup featuring guitarist Joe Satriani, drummer Chad Smith, […]

GWAR’s Cory Smoot – RIP 1977-2011

It is with great sadness that Media Mikes was notified of the passing of long time Gwar/Mensrea guitarist Cory Smoot aka Flattus Maximus over the weekend. Cory along with the rest of Gwar were the first music group interviewed by Media Mikes. Cory was very gracious with his time during the interview process and had […]

Orlando Calling Festival Comes to Town November 12-13th


The Orlando Calling event is shaping up to be on the biggest tours that the Orlando area has seen in quite a while.  It is a two day festival, spanning from Nov 12-13th will include 60 bands planned to perform.  We are hoping to cover this event and be sure to get some excellent coverage […]

Thomas Dolby Prepares First New Studio Album in 20 Years


THOMAS DOLBY PREPARES FIRST NEW STUDIO ALBUM IN 20 YEARS, A MAP OF THE FLOATING CITY, AVAILABLE OCTOBER 25 Guest artists include Mark Knopfler, Regina Spektor,  Natalie MacMaster, Bruce Woolley and Imogen Heap Release follows conclusion of groundbreaking transmedia game LONDON, U.K. — Thomas Dolby, the iconic ’80s star whose smash hits “She Blinded Me […]

Thomas Dolby Announces U.S. Solo Performance Dates


THOMAS DOLBY TO PERFORM U.S. SOLO PERFORMANCE/LECTURES TO HERALD THE ARRIVAL OF FIRST NEW STUDIO ALBUM IN 20 YEARS October shows in seven U.S. cities include appearance at L.A.’s  Grammy Museum and showcase clubs. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Thomas Dolby, the Grammy™-nominated British musician and tech entrepreneur, has announced an October seven-city U.S. mini-tour. These solo […]

Chickenfoot III Debuts Top 10 as Band Announces Tour Dates


(LOS ANGELES, CA) – “CHICKENFOOT III”, the new album from the supergroup featuring guitarist Joe Satriani, drummer Kenny Aronoff, former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and frontman Sammy Hagar – debuted on the Billboard album chart at #9. Tickets will be available Friday, October 7th for the recently announced “2011 Road Test Tour.” The new […]

Rodney Atkins Releases “take a Back Road” Today, Tuesday, Oct. 4


RODNEY ATKINS RELEASES “TAKE A BACK ROAD” TODAY, TUESDAY, OCT. 4   Fourth Studio Album Featuring Sixth Career No. 1  Single “Take A Back Road” Available on iTunes and in Stores Nationwide   Nashville, Tenn. (Tuesday, October 4, 2011) — Curb Records’ platinum-selling hit-maker Rodney Atkins has proven sometimes taking the back road pays off. […]

“God Bless Ozzy Osbourne” Set For November 15 Release Via Eagle Rock Entertainment


“GOD BLESS OZZY OSBOURNE’ BLU-RAY AND DVD SET FOR NOVEMBER 15 RELEASE VIA EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT New York, NY (September 27, 2011) –Eagle Rock Entertainment are proud to announce the November 15 release of GOD BLESS OZZY OSBOURNE on DVD and Blu-ray [MSRP $14.98 for DVD, $19.98 for Blu-ray]. Shot over the course of three […]

Rodney Atkins Achieves Sixth Career No. 1 Single


RODNEY ATKINS ACHIEVES SIXTH CAREER NO. 1 SINGLE MUSIC VIDEO DIRECTED BY ANDY TENNANT, “TAKE A BACK ROAD,” OFFICIALLY IMPACTS TODAY Nashville, Tenn. (Monday, September 19, 2011) – Weeks away from releasing his third studio album on Curb Records on October 4, Rodney Atkins is celebrating his sixth career No. 1 with “Take A Back […]

An Evening with Peter Frampton Comes to Hard Rock Orlando


An Evening with PETER FRAMPTON FRAMPTON Comes Alive 35 Tour Tue, Oct 11 @ 8 PM Event Details Cost: $75 First 2 Rows and Balcony Tables $55 Reserved Main Floor and Lower Balcony $45 Reserved Upper Balcony $35 GA Standing Perimeter Doors: OPEN @ 7 PM Age: All Ages Description: Tickets available at the Hard […]

Anvil Announce Fall US Tour Dates and To Release Monument of Metal: The Very Best of Anvil On September 27th


After a string of successful tour dates this past July, Anvil are back on the road again! Starting mid-October these metal Legends will work their way north across America to the west coast, making several stops throughout California, and returning to the east coast for the start of November. As always they promise to bring […]

Darius Rucker Follows Up European Tour with Headlining U.S. Tour

Photo courtesy of John Schultz with the Quad-City Times.

DARIUS RUCKER FOLLOWS UP EUROPEAN TOUR WITH HEADLINING U.S. TOUR   Rucker Earns Three Additional Digital Single Certifications . Nashville, Tenn. (Thursday, September 1, 2011) – Capitol Records Nashville recording artist Darius Rucker has rejoined Brad Paisley for the H2O II: Wetter and Wilder Tour, which kicked off last week at London’s famed O2 Arena and […]

The Humans (ft. Bill Rieflin Of R.E.M.) Play New York At Highline Ballroom On 9.27


THE HUMANS are an innovative, three-piece, contemporary rock band comprising Toyah Willcox, Bill Rieflin and Chris Wong. The group brings together three lifetimes of musical experience, experimentation and craftsmanship. The band are the brainchild of Toyah Willcox. THE HUMANS were formed in 2007 after Toyah was invited by the Estonian ambassador to tour Estonia. Highly […]

GWAR’s Oderus Urungus Featured on FEARnet’s “Holliston”

The following report below has been snagged from GWAR Official Facebook Page: GWAR front man and lead throat thing Oderus Urungus has just been confirmed to be a featured cast member on FEARnet’s first original series “Holliston”.  Oderus Urungus joins Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider as well as stars Adam Green and Joe Lynch on the […]

Yael Meyer Sets Date for “Everything Will Be Alright” Album


YAEL MEYER ASSERTS EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT WITH NOVEMBER 15 RELEASE   Chilean American Singer-Songwriter to have three songs in sequel to 2010 comedy film “Que Pena Tu Vida” LOS ANGELES, CA (Tuesday, August 16, 2011) – Chilean born, Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Yael Meyer (http://www.yaelmeyermusic.com) has confirmed a November 15th as the release date for […]