Bon Scott Docu-Drama Coming to the Big Screen
Late AC/DC vocalist Bon Scott lived a lot of life in just a short amount of time, but remains one of the more intriguing musicians to ever pick up a microphone. As such, High Voltage Productions are hoping to share a bit more of his story in a new docu-drama titled ‘Bon Scott – The Legen…
Deep Purple ‘Re-Machined’ Tribute Features Jimmy Barnes-Joe Bonamassa Trailer
As far as tribute albums go, the upcoming Deep Purple ‘Re-Machined: A Tribute to Machine Head‘ should be a pretty solid effort. Sporting acts like Metallica, Iron Maiden, Chickenfoot and Carlos Santana, it looks as though no effort was wasted in getting some top performers.
Black Sabbath Backing Musician Adam Wakeman Discusses Playing With Metal Icons
It’s not uncommon for acts to add to their lineup when they hit the road, as backing musicians can add so much to the sound. So while keyboardist and guitarist Adam Wakeman may not be the most recognizable face onstage, he’s happy to be associated with one of the grea…
Kiss’ Gene Simmons Headlines Las Vegas Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp
Is there any rocker that would fit in the world of Las Vegas more than Kiss‘ Gene Simmons? The man does know a thing or two about glitz and presentation. So it makes sense that the Kiss bassist and singer would step up to lead the Las Vegas-based Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Cam…
Beatles, Rolling Stones, Doors + CCR Feature in ‘Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers’ Special
If you’re looking for a reason to stay in tonight, PBS has it as their ‘My Music’ series served up ‘Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers.’ The special, airing on PBS stations across the country, takes a look back at the longtime var…
Deep Purple’s ‘Machine Head’ Album Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue
With renewed interest in Deep Purple as the band makes plans for 2013, there’s something special that will precede their new album and future touring. EMI has announced that the band’s ‘Machine Head’ album will receive a 40th Anniversary reissue …
Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Recalls Providing Haven for Sammy Hagar
The great thing about making a solid living in music and entertainment is the ability it gives you to live near people doing the same thing. Though their styles may be different, Grateful Dead‘s Bob Weir can look down the street and occasionally catch sight of the “Red Rocker&CloseCurlyD…
Eddie Van Halen Says Bassist-Son Wolfgang Van Halen Is ‘Just One of the Band’
Van Halen‘s extensive tour schedule has given Eddie Van Halen access to his son that most fathers don’t have with their children, and the guitar great says that having Wolfgang on the road has changed the dynamic of their relationship a little bit.
Rob Halford Thinks Chick-Fil-A Debate is ‘a Wonderful Thing’
Metal god Rob Halford is the latest to comment on the Chick-fil-A controversy. A firestorm erupted when the fast food chain’s president, Dan Cathy, expressed his opposition to gay marriage in a radio interview. As a result, there has been some public outcry and protests of the chicke…
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Says He’s Still Like a ‘Kid in a Candy Store’ Around Rock Stars
Metallica have played plenty of festivals over the years, and even curated their own event with the Orion Music + More festival earlier this year. But even though it should be old hat for them at this point, the veteran rockers still get a buzz out of seeing so much talent in one place.
Nicko McBrain Admits Iron Maiden Can’t Play as Fast Anymore
Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain admits that the band’s current live runs through some of the songs from their famous catalog can’t be done at the same tempos anymore, simply because they’ve gotten older.
Rolling Stones Celebrate 50 Years With New Video Montage
Most of us weren’t able to travel to London’s Somerset House to celebrate the Rolling Stones‘ 50th Anniversary last month, so a new video the band has posted will have to do.