Top Metal News of Week – May 18-25, 2012

Here is the Gears of Rock’s weekly recap of hard rock and heavy metal news for the May 18-25: “Legendary Child” is the newest single by legendary Boston hard rockers Aerosmith. From the upcoming studio album Music From Another Dimension and soundtrack to the new GI Joe: Retaliation film, the song…read more Axl Rose falls on his ass at Liverpool…

Roadrunner Records Employees Facing US and International Layoffs

Billboard reports that the legendary hard music record label Roadrunner Records is facing layoffs primarily in oversees offices. Here is an excerpt from the article: In a changing of the guard at Roadrunner Records, founder/CEO Cees Wessels is leaving the label 17 months after the completion of its sale to the Warner Music Group. Concurrent with…

Dick Clark Dead At 82

American Bandstand host and host of countless New Years Eves’ celebrations Dick Clark has died at 82 years old from a massive heart attack according to TMZ.

2012 Hard Rock Hall of Fame Inductees

Checkout the ten bands inducted into the Gears of Rock’s Hall of Fame in 2012. You will only find the greatest in hard rock and heavy metal in this hall of fame. Don’t worry Axl, you didn’t make the cut…yet. Go here to see the inaugural inductees. By the way, I don’t have a facility,…

"Guitar Hero Metallica" Confirmed For 2009 Release

Metallica has officially announced and confirmed a 2009 release of an “all Metallica” Guitar Hero game which will include the full band in the style of Guitar Hero World Tour and Rock Band. GH Metallica is expected to have 28 songs and will include some Alice in Chains, Machine Head, and Slayer tracks. Additionally, there…