Queensryche are working on material for their second album with frontman Todd La Torre, with a view to releasing it early next year.
Clutch will start recording their 11th album in January. Frontman Neil Fallon says they're not aiming to follow the format of 2013's "Earth Rocker". The band will spend the next three months in pre-production before aiming to complete studio work by March 2015.
Chimaira have officially broken up. After several long-term issues the Cleveland modern metallers have stated the end of the band via their official Facebook page as well as their homepage.
Faith No More have announced that they will release their seventh studio album, their first in 18 years, in April 2015.
Breaking Benjamin has posted a new video at the band's Facebook page in which the group's all-new line-up is revealed. Frontman Ben Burnley is the only original member left in the band.
Bush have announced they will release their sixth album, "Man On The Run", via Zuma Rock Records on October 21.
Rev Theory will release a new single titled "Born 2 Destroy" on September 30 and is continuing work on material for the band's next album, tentatively due in 2015.
Unearth will release their sixth album, "Watchers Of Rule", on October 28 via eOne Music.
Sixx:A.M. have announced that their third album, "Modern Vintage", will be released October 7.
Opeth forthcoming album, "Pale Communion", will hit streets on August 26 via Roadrunner Records.
Foo Fighters have completed recording their eighth studio album, with producer Butch Vig describing it as “epic”. An exact release date has still not been determined for the CD, but it is due to be dropped next November.
Johnny Marr, the guitarist from The Smiths, has announced the release of his second solo album; "Playland" will be out on October 6.
Avicii's new album is in the works with collaborators including Serj Tankian, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Einzinger of Incubus, Coldplay's Chris Martin and Jon Bon Jovi.
Texas guitar great Johnny Winter has passed away on July 16, in his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland. He was 70. Winter was a soulful instrumentalist admired by friends like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons.