While in full-on promotional mode for his upcoming new album, Apocalyptic Love, Slash recently filmed a six-song set for Walmart's Soundcheck, a video series featuring exclusive performances from top artists.
Leslie West will perform for three nights -- June 11, 12 and 13 -- at New York City's Iridium Jazz Club. These will be isolated dates with West headlining and performing a 75-minute set starting at 8 p.m. West will be joined by Bobby Rondinelli on drums and Rev Jones on bass.
Reverend Horton Heat has been named the headliner at this year's Revival Festival, an annual rockabilly and Americana festival in Austin, Texas. This year's event, the fifth annual show, takes place May 26 at 7th Street and Trinity Avenue in downtown Austin.
Another teaser video for Slash's upcoming Guitar Center Sessions special has been posted online. You can check out Slash, Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators performing an unplugged rendition of "Not For Me" below, courtesy of Noisecreep.
Today marks the two-year anniversary of the death of the legendary Ronnie James Dio. A variety of Dio tributes have been paid from all around the metal community, and Canadian metal band 3 Inches of Blood decided to pay homage by releasing a special lyric video for their song "Look Out," off their latest album, Long Live Heavy Metal.