Robert Plant & the Band of Joy – ‘Live from the Artists Den’ – DVD Review
If you thought Robert Plant‘s latest new group, the Band of Joy, sounded great on their self-titled debut album, wait till you get a load of them in action on the brand-new ‘Live from the Artists Den’ DVD.
David Lee Roth Says Van Halen Would Accept Super Bowl Gig ‘In a N.Y. Minute’
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has responded to rumors his band will perform at the next Super Bowl with an open letter stating that while they have not been offered such a gig, they would quickly say yes if asked.
Motley Crue Announce Release Date for New ‘Sex’ Single
Motley Crue has announced that their brand new single, entitled ‘Sex,’ will be released on July 17, and will debut four days before on SiriusXM. The band’s summer tour with Kiss kicks off on July 20 in Bristow, Va.
Kiss, ‘Hell or Hallelujah’ – Song Review
A tantalizingly raw opening riff straight out of Paul Stanley‘s ‘I Stole Your Love’ playbook kicks off ‘Hell or Hallelujah,’ the new single from Kiss.
Robert Plant’s First Post-Led Zeppelin Album, ‘Pictures At Eleven,’ Turns 30
Thirty years ago, Robert Plant released his first solo album, ‘Pictures at Eleven,’ bravely stepping out of the imposing shadow of Led Zeppelin and establishing a new musical identity for himself.
AC/DC First Declared ‘Let There Be Rock’ 35 Years Ago
It seems impossible to believe 35 years later, but AC/DC were actually dropped by their American record label prior to the release of their fourth studio album, ‘Let There Be Rock.’
Black Keys Drummer Blasts Van Halen for Replacing Michael Anthony
Looks like not everybody had as much fun attending Van Halen‘s current tour as we did. Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney said he didn’t enjoy himself “at all” when he attended one of the legendary group’s shows, and went on to questio…
Aerosmith Unfold Their Wings at Cleveland Concert
Throughout most of Aerosmith‘s concert in Cleveland, Ohio last night (June 19), a single square panel of the circular video screen above the band refused to fall in line with the rest of the display, broadcasting random colors instead of say, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry in action.
New Music Releases – July 2012
Our July 2012 New Music Releases calendar is highlighted by yet another worthy concert reissue from the one and only Jimi Hendrix.
‘Van Halen Encyclopedia’ Author Plans New Hardcover Edition
The ‘Van Halen Encyclopedia’ is a treasure trove of information on one of hard rock’s most legendary bands. Heaven knows we’ve quoted from it more than a few times. Now, author C.J. Chilvers is seeking to release a new hardcover edition of the bo…
Led Zeppelin, Beatles + Jimi Hendrix Songs Covered by D’Angelo-Fronted Supergroup at Bonna…
Reclusive R&B musician D’Angelo joined a supergroup led by Roots drummer Questlove to perform a set filled with rock and funk classics at the 2012 Bonnaroo Festival early Sunday morning (June 10).
Hear Melvins Lite Cover Paul McCartney’s ‘Let Me Roll It’
The Melvins — operating under a special three-piece Melvins Lite persona — deliver a powerful version of Paul McCartney‘s ‘Let Me Roll It’ on their new album ‘Freak Puke,’ which hits stores June 5.