Weekly Rewind: Doc Watson, Foreigner + More
The biggest classic rock stories of the week find us saying sad goodbyes to two highly influential (and very different) guitar players, wishing Foreigner keyboardist Michael Bluestien all the best in his recently revealed cancer battle, and giggle as Gene Simmons’s famous collection …
Queensryche Publicist Responds to Reports of Geoff Tate Attacking, Pulling a Knife on Band…
Queensryche‘s publicist has issued a statement in the wake of wild (and unconfirmed) reports stating that singer Geoff Tate physically attacked and threatened two of his bandmates during a recent soundcheck, allegedly even brandishing a knife at one point.
Aerosmith Reveals New Album Street Date, Cover Art, Tracklist
Aerosmith have revealed that their new album will be entitled ‘Music from Another Dimension’ and be released on August 28.
Axl Rose Threatens to End Guns N’ Roses Show After Audience Member Throws Trash on Stage
Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose threatened to end a concert Sunday night (May 20) in Liverpool, England after someone in the audience threw an object on stage during the band’s second song.
Tony Iommi Was ‘Extremely Nervous’ About Black Sabbath’s First 2012 Show
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has revealed he was “extremely nervous” before the band’s first concert since his recent lymphoma battle, explaining he wasn’t sure he’d have the endurance to make it through an entire set.
Black Sabbath Remove Bill Ward From Images on New Website
Black Sabbath didn’t say much in response to original drummer Bill Ward’s decision not to accept the financial terms offered to him for a reunion tour and album. However, the fact that they’ve removed him from seemingly all of the vintage images on the…
Van Halen Tour Postponement Explained?
If you were concerned by the news that Van Halen postponed over 30 dates on their 2012 tour a couple of days ago, and even more worried about reports it was due to in-band fighting, have hope! According to sources close to the band, the group is simply burned out and needs a break.
Van Halen Postpone Over Thirty 2012 Tour Dates
Van Halen have postponed over 30 dates on their 2012 North American tour, beginning with their show scheduled for July 7 at Uncasville, Ct. and ending with their planned Sept. 25 performance in Milwaukee.
Black Sabbath Respond to Bill Ward’s ‘Final Effort’ Statement
Black Sabbath have released a brief statement in response to Bill Ward’s lengthy statement from earlier in the week. In his lengthy screed, the band’s original drummer declaring that his “final effort” to reach an agreement that would enabl…
Axl Rose Injures Leg While Dancing on a Table
Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses injured his leg in Moscow by falling off a table he was dancing on to celebrate the opening of his band’s European tour.
Jack Russell of Great White Involved in Boat Accident With Drunk Driver
Great White singer Jack Russell was involved in a drunken boat crash recently, but as the now-sober rocker proudly explains, he wasn’t the one causing the damage, and luckily nobody got hurt very badly.
Bill Ward Officially Out of Black Sabbath Reunion After ‘Final Effort’ Fails
Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has issued a lengthy statement declaring that a “final effort” to reach an agreement with the management of his former band has failed, and that as threatened back in February, he will not be joining the band’s upco…