Tony Iommi to be Honored at Ronnie James Dio Fund Benefit
Hollywood’s Avalon Theater will be the venue for the 2nd annual Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Awards Gala. The event will take place on October 31, 2012, and will be hosted by Eddie Trunk.
A Capella Cover of Rush’s ‘YYZ’ Unleashed on Unsuspecting World
Covers of Rush songs are few and far between. It takes a combination of instrumental chops and intelligence to properly pull them off. However, we have recently uncovered one that, we feel, measures up to the Canadian band’s high standards.
Metallica Gives Preview of Orion Festival
In advance of this weekend’s Orion Music + More Festival, Metallica held a press conference to discuss the two-day event, which will take place at Bader Field in Atlantic City, N.J. Metallica will headline both nights and play ‘Ride the Lightning’ in its entiret…
Kiss Release Artwork for First Single from ‘Monster’
Kiss have given a few more details about their upcoming album, ‘Monster.’ The first single is ‘Hell or Hallelujah’ and will be released July 2. The artwork, which features the four band members in full Kiss makeup and a silver version of the Kiss logo, is …
Role of Keith Richards Cast in Jimi Hendrix Biopic
We’ve been closely following the news coming out about ‘All Is By My Side,’ the upcoming biopic about Jimi Hendrix, from the beginning of its filming to drummer Kenny Aronoff‘s work on the soundtrack to the lack of support given it by Hendrix&CloseCu…
Glastonbury 2013 Could Be the Last Time for the Rolling Stones
The speculation of how the Rolling Stones will celebrate their 50th anniversary continues. News from the U.K. this morning (June 17) suggests that the group is looking to appear at next year’s Glastonbury Festival, which will be the band’s last-ever performance.
Bob Seger Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame
Bob Seger‘s career as a songwriter was acknowledged on Thursday (June 14) when he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.
Eddie and Wolfgang Van Halen Take CNN Inside 5150
As Van Halen close out the string of dates before the famous postponement of the rest of their tour, Eddie Van Halen reassured fans that it was, as had been reported, simply a matter of the band being tired. In a new interview with CNN, the guitarist, and his son Wolfgang, negated rumors that the ba…
Alice Cooper on Today’s ‘Testosterone-Free’ Rock Bands: ‘Where is the Fire?’
Alice Cooper doesn’t see much in rock today that interests him. In a new interview, he railed against what he perceives to be a lack of fire and a desire many bands have to be image-free.
Beatles Poster Sells For More Than Most New Cars
A poster advertising a performance by the Beatles at Liverpool’s Cavern Club yesterday (June 12) sold at Christie’s auction house in London for the staggering price of $42,515, according to whatsellsbest.com.
Get A Sneak Peek at the New Rolling Stones Book
Rumors are still flying about how the Rolling Stones will celebrate their 50th anniversary. Fans had hoped that Mick Jagger would tell the world when he hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ last month, yet no announcement came. Still, Ronnie Wood insists a tour is coming this fall, but…
The Doors’ Robbie Krieger Speaks About ‘L.A. Woman’ Sessions
The long-lasting appeal of the Doors is evident in the 40th anniversary edition of their album ‘L.A. Woman’ that was released earlier this year. In a new interview, guitarist Robbie Krieger spoke about how having longtime engineer Bruce Botnick produce the record instead of Paul A. Rothchild, who ha…