Smashing Pumpkins Announce 30th Anniversary ‘Gish’ Livestream

The Smashing Pumpkins will add another chapter to their “Gishtory” this weekend when the band celebrates the 30th anniversary of their debut album with a special two-hour livestream event encompassing all things Gish. Taking place this Saturday (May 29) at 8PM ET/5PM PT and 7PM in the Chicago-based band’s central time zone, the livestream will […]

Clown Explains Why Slipknot Have Not Played a Livestream Show

Have you been wondering why Slipknot have yet to play a livetream concert since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic? Percussionist Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan answered that question in a recent interview on the Knotfest podcast series, Mosh Talks, hosted by Terry ‘Beez’ Bezer. Citing numerous contributing factors regarding the band’s absence from the popular livestreaming performance outlet, […]

Rising Rock Band Brings Big Hooks to Cover of Foo Fighters Song

The Foo Fighters‘ Medicine at Midnight album is only a few months old, but it’s already got its share of fans, including rising rock band Tempt out of New York City. The group has done a revved up cover of “Holding Poison” off a Medicine at Midnight that deserves a listen. “Because of the pandemic, […]

August Burns Red Re-Record ‘Leveler’ for 10th Anniversary

So what do you do as a band to stay afloat during a pandemic? August Burns Red just served up a hilarious new video in which they contemplate the possibilities before eventually deciding to re-record their Leveler album for its 10th anniversary and announcing a special livestream show to coincide with it. The social media […]

Evanescence Unveil ‘Better Without You’ Video, To Play Livestream

UPDATE: Evanescence have now released the video for “Better With You” and announced a new livestream concert. Watch the Eric D. Howell-directed performance-based clip down toward the bottom of this post. As for their livestream, the band will headline a Cooper Tires-backed performance featuring an opening set from the winner of the Driven to Perform […]

Foo Fighters, Perry Farrell + More to Play ‘Rock ‘N’ Relief’ Live

The music world continues to chip in where possible to help in Covid-19 relief efforts and the latest example of that is an upcoming “Rock ‘N’ Relief” livestream concert featuring some of music’s biggest names. Singer/songwriter Linda Perry is curating the event, which will feature Foo Fighters, Perry Farrell, Gavin Rossdale, Sammy Hagar and a […]

Rock + Metal Virtual Performance Streaming Calendar

Updated Dec. 11 If you’re missing out on concerts and festivals because of cancelations over the coronavirus, you’re not alone. The live entertainment industry is taking a pretty big hit due to the illness, but musicians are coming together all over to put on streamable live performances for their fans in the meantime. Dave Grohl […]

Butcher Babies Drop ‘Sleeping With the Enemy,’ Plan Livestream

Butcher Babies are back with another new single, “Sleeping With the Enemy.” In addition to the release, they’ve also announced a livestream show, which will take place later this month. Throughout the first half of the aggressive, industrial-influenced track, vocalists Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey deliver a more melodic singing approach, as they had with previous single “Bottom […]

Every Time I Die Turn Annual Holiday Fest Into ‘Online Telethon’

Every Time I Die may not be able to gather their fans in person this for the annual “TID the Season” holiday show, but they will have a livestream to keep the celebration alive. Hilariously titled, “Every Time I Die’s Online Telethon Extravaganza to Raise $69 for the Members of Every Time I Die,” the […]

Primus Announce 2020 Livestream Show at Les Claypool’s Winery

Resident prog weirdos Primus will stage their first livestream event of 2020 — “Alive From Pachyderm Station” — where the band will broadcast straight from the cellar of bassist and vocalist Les Claypool‘s winery on Dec. 11. “In the constellation of Primus, there lurks a mysterious, invisible force — the purple hole of Pachyderm Station. Twelve […]