Slash, Tommy Shaw + More Comment on Jim Marshall’s Passing
Marshall Amplification founder Jim Marshall passed away last week, causing an outpouring of love from rockers that used his famous amps. Marshall died at age 88 and was beloved by the rock community. He was known as the ‘Father of Loud.’
Pink Floyd ‘The Story of Wish You Were Here’ DVD Announced
As if warm weather, the beach, baseball games and comic book-themed blockbuster movies weren’t enough reason to look forward to summer, Pink Floyd just gave us another reason. The band will release ‘The Story of Wish You Were Here’ on DVD and Blu-ray on June 26 …
New York Trio Arrested for Hoarding 134 Cats and…SWEET LORD LOOK AT THOSE MUGSHOTS!
Five cats seems like a lot to manage. Fifteen seems excessive but we still dated that woman for over a month. Fifty would appear to be utterly unmanageable. But 134?
Gene Simmons Endorses Mitt Romney for President
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons appeared on Fox News Channel’s ‘Fox & Friends’ and the hot topics The Demon touched on included the 2012 election, President Obama, who he supported in 2008, and of course, a Gene business endeavor in the form of his Rock &a…
Plaque Unveiled at Historic David Bowie Site
The 40th anniversary of David Bowie‘s iconic and game-changing ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars’ was commemorated yesterday (March 27) when the Crown Estate unveiled a plaque which has been placed at 23 Heddon Street. The sign is just off from Regent Street, London, W1,…
Heart’s Nancy Wilson Confirms Engagement
Congrats are in order for Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson. She confirmed her engagement to Geoff Bywater, a music industry exec who works for FOX and deals with the tunes that are used on shows like ‘Glee,’ in a very public forum: Facebeook.
Kiss on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: ‘We’ll Just Buy It and Fire Everybody’
Ted Nugent once said he wanted to buy Muzak for $10 million in order to shut it down, since it represented everything “uncool” about music. Now, Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has similar feelings towards the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band has been eligible for induction into the music institution …
Crosby, Stills and Nash Announce Massive 2012 Summer Tour
Fifty two. That’s not their average age, but the amount of dates that Crosby, Stills and Nash have scheduled for their upcoming summer tour.
Sammy Hagar on Eddie Van Halen: ‘I Don’t Hate the Guy. I Love the Guy’
Sammy Hagar has shared his true feelings about his former bandmate, Eddie Van Halen. Even though the Red Rocker’s split with Van Halen was a rather difficult one, he contends that he doesn’t hate the guitarist, nor does he wish him ill. It’s more of a …
Van Halen’s Early Years Dissected on New Radio Show
Nationally syndicated radio show ‘InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands’ will take a look back at Van Halen‘s early days in their latest episode. With the new album ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ out now, the show…
Sammy Hagar Declares Ronnie Montrose ‘a Pioneer of Hard Rock’
Sammy Hagar has spoken out, this time at more length, about Ronnie Montrose, who died on Saturday, March 3, at the age of 64. Hagar had issued a statement immediately following the news that his former bandmate had passed away, but expounded on his thoughts and feelings a few days later.
Motley Crue’s Vince Neil Opens Business We Assumed He Owned Years Ago
Vince Neil is putting his money where her g-string is, but not in the expected way.