We’ll have the first song from the new Black Sabbath album, “13″, before the end of the week! And to get you ready, we’ve got your tickets to see them live when they hit Southern California in September all week long, before you can buy them! Just listen for your chance to win.
If you want to buy them, we’ve got you set up with a special pre-sale code that will allow you to get yours before they go on sale to the public on Saturday morning at 10am. Starting Thursday morning at 10am, just click here and enter the password “showers” in the box. The pre-sale code is good until Friday morning or until the allotment of pre-sale tickets is sold out.
Now, here’s the latest video from inside the studio as they were putting the new album together:
Iron Maiden makes a triumphant return to So Cal as the headliner of the Battle of San Bernardino, a big ol’ summertime metal fest coming to the San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore on Friday, September 13th.
KCAL is gonna be giving a bunch of tickets away, but if you can’t wait, click here to buy tickets
The Madness has ended! The KCAL Rockers have spoken, and after over a month of voting in head to head match-ups of the Top 64 KCAL Rock Albums of All Time, we have found your favorite…ladies and gentlemen, we give you AC/DC-”Back in Black”!!!
Need a reminder of what is on it?
“Hells Bells” – 5:10
“Shoot to Thrill” – 5:17
“What Do You Do for Money Honey” – 3:33
“Given the Dog a Bone” – 3:30
“Let Me Put My Love Into You” – 4:16
“Back in Black” – 4:14
“You Shook Me All Night Long” – 3:30
“Have a Drink on Me” – 3:57
“Shake a Leg” – 4:06
“Rock and Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution” – 4:15
Damn, that is one fine album all the way through!
Only one last piece of business to take care of, and that was to draw a name of one of the thousands of KCAL Rockers that voted over the course of the tournament. So congratulations to Daniel Rehome from Redlands, the winner of all 64 of the contenders from our friends at The Mad Platter in Riverside!
We had some amazingly close battles, and a ton of fun with this contest. Not to mention all of the discussions and arguments it sparked across the Empire. Thank you for all of your votes and participation. You Rock!!!!
On Monday, at the Whiskey A Go Go in Los Angeles, the artist lineup was announced for the Sixth Annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. It’s a great lineup for fans of previous years. The headliners are Rob Zombie and Five Finger Death Punch, but with 4 stages for the first time they have packed it with artists:
Click through for the artist list and photos…
Get a little more insight, and our first bit of a couple of the songs, from the studio where Black Sabbath is recording their new album “13″ that will be released on Jun 11th!
If you were lucky enough to score tickets and were there, this is a nice reminder. If you didn’t get a chance to see Green Day playing their 22 song set at the Fox Theater on Sunday night in Pomona, in their first live show since lead singer, Billy Joe Armstrong, had a meltdown on stage in Las Vegas and went though a stint in rehab, here is some fan video of what it looked like. The good news is that this was just a warm up show for their upcoming tour, and we’ll all be able to see them at the Los Angeles Sports Arena on Thursday, April 18th.
Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival is taking to the Motor City in June for its second year…once again, Metallica is headlining and they’re bringing along the Red Hot Chili Peppers and a bunch more!
Memorial services for San Bernardino County Sherrifs Deputy Jeremiah MacKay, who was killed in the shootout in the mountains last week while pursuing the murderer Chris Dorner, are set for 11 AM on Thursday, February 21st at the San Manuel Amphitheater, located at 2575 Glen Helen Parkway in Devore. Everyone who would like to pay their respects is welcome to attend. Join us in laying to rest one of our community’s finest, a true local hero who put his life on the line to protect all of us.
And, if you’d like to help those that were left behind, here’s your chance to step up: The Inland Empire Emerald Society is accepting donations for the families of both Jeremiah MacKay, and the fallen Riverside Police office, Michael Crain…You can make a donation HERE using a Major Credit card or PayPal
Black Sabbath are currently working on the first album of all new material (with Ozzy on vocals anyway!) since Never Say Die a hundred or so years ago. Let’s see how the recording of “13″ is going…