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THIS WEEKS TOP NEWS AND MEDIA

Posted on June 20, 2009

Owing to all of the RR staff being stuck in a field (AKA running around hooking up rucks of interviews before getting hideously drunk) last weekend, there was no ‘top news’ last week, so let us give you a pick of the last 10 days shall we?

SLIPKNOT’S FULL DOWNLOAD SET TO STREAM ON RADIO 1
The went down so well as headliners at this years Download Fest that the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show will stream the bands full set at Midnight Monday (22/06) night / Tuesday morning. (Click for more details…)

ALEXISONFIRE STREAM NEW ALBUM
The latest Canadians to join the RR clan release their new album on Monday June 22nd and the are streaming this in an online exclusive NOW! (Click for more details..)

DREAM THEATER RELEASE MORE COVER VERSIONS
Monday (22/06) sees the release of the highly anticipated BLACK CLOUDS & SILVER LININGS and the 4th and 5th Cover version from the bonus CD of the Special Edition were released as singles in the past 10 days. Click the links below to see Mike Portnoy chat about each of them.
NUMBER 4
NUMBER 5

NICKELBACK RELEASE SINGLE AND CHAT TO MYSPACE
Latest single IF TODAY WAS YOUR LAST DAY was released this week, and Chad and Ryan chatted exclusively to MySpace about their last tour and the single itself. (Click for more…)

ROADRUNNER UK TWEET CONSTANTLY FROM THE DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL & METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS
We may have been running about like mad March hares but a few of us did find the time to tweet about and snap our antics back stage at both of these events! So to see all the bands as we see em, and to get a feel of backstage at the fest, head to the RR UK Twitter now and scroll on down for last weekends updates! CLICK HERE FOR THE TWITTER

DRAGONFORCE, DREAM THEATER/OPETH & ALEXISONFIRE ANNOUNCE TOURS
It’s going to get busy in the Autumn! Tickets on sale now for amazing shows coming your way! Head to the tours page for full dates and buy online links!

MEGADETH & PORCUPINE TREE ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM DETAILS
Both bands are due to release in the Autumn and both revealed the titles and feel behind their upcoming opus’. Check the links below to get the full details of both. Things are sounding pretty exciting in both camps!
Megadeth
Porcupine Tree

And those are just the highlights. Head to the NEWS PAGE for the full lowdown!!

And for our pic of new vids, head to the MEDIA PAGE

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