Lauren Boquette of Lords of Ruin has been in the game for a long time. He was the frontman for alt-metal group Drown, he helped put together the “Tattoo The Earth Tour” with Slipknot and Slayer, and opened the show with his group Famous. Now, Boquette is back with his new group Lords of Ruin who continue to tour in support of their album Life Is War and are recording a new effort as well. We caught up with Boquette to chat about everything going on with Lords of Ruin and his career throughout the years.

“There’s not a place on earth that I would rather be than sitting onstage looking at those four asses out in front of me.” Aerosmith has released its first live video in nine years with Rock for the Rising Sun, a unique rock montage of live performances and offstage footage documenting the band’s Autumn 2011 Japan segment of their “Back on the Road” tour.