Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Praises Deep Purple’s Jon Lord, Blasts Twitter
Legendary rocker Lemmy Kilmister has never been one to mince words at any point in his 40-plus years of making music, so why should he be concerned what people think of him now?
Kiss Perform Stripped-Down Set For Meet-and-Greet Fans
Kiss fans in attendance at the group’s meet-and-greet session in Raleigh, N.C. this past Sunday were given a very special treat by the classic rockers. The group has been inviting fans to watch their sound check at other shows, however due to time constraints in preparing for their show that night, the group was not able to have one.
Motley Crue Release Preview Clip of ‘Sex’ Single
As their co-headlining tour with Kiss prepares to kick off on July 20 in Bristow, Va., Motley Crue have released a 30-second teaser of their new single ‘Sex’.
Iron Maiden Kick Off 2012 North American Tour in Charlotte
Boasting show production and content that reportedly closely mirrors their ‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son’ tour, Iron Maiden kicked off their ‘Maiden England World Tour’ last night in Charlotte, N.C.
Tony Iommi Unveils New Signature Guitar Amp
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, together with Laney Amplifiers recently unveiled a new Iommi signature amplifier, the TI100. They have also released a two-minute overview of the TI100, which can be seen below.
Neil Young’s Brain Picked by Patti Smith in New York City
It was a meeting of the musical minds at Book Expo America yesterday (June 6) in New York City. A sold-out crowd of approximately 1,100 people were fortunate enough to watch punk-rock icon Patti Smith interview legendary rocker Neil Young. The duo engaged in an in-depth discussion about music and the impact that technology has had upon making music.
ZZ Top Unveil New Blues-Influenced ‘Consumption’ Song
This coming Tuesday (June 5), fans of Texas blues trio ZZ Top will be able to get their hands on the first new music from the band in almost a decade. They don’t have to wait even that long to hear one of the songs.
Original Ratt Bassist Juan Croucier Hopes Recent Reunion ‘Will Last Far Into the Future’
During the band’s recent performance at the M3 Rock Festival in Columbia, Md., Ratt fans were treated to a very special show when original bassist Juan Croucier joined the group on stage for the first time since 1991.
John Mellencamp Inducts Donovan Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Full Text
While John Mellencamp has arguably carved out his own place in rock n roll history, he took to the stage of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame last night to induct one of his musical heroes, Donovan. Mellencamp shared amusing anecdotes relating to how he felt he took Donovan’s influence upon his music a little too liberally, while also regaling the audience of having toured with the musician for 40 show
Rolling Stones To Enter Studio
Although it has essentially been confirmed that legendary rock band the Rolling Stones will not be hitting the road in 2012, Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood recently confirmed that the group is slated to meet in the recording studio later this month to “throw some ideas around” and are looking to simply “get the feel again”. Should the sessions pr ...
The Cars’ ‘Just What I Needed’ Gets the Bluegrass Treatment from the Punch Brothers
If there is one thing that up and coming bluegrass band Punch Brothers can take comfort in should their pursuit of a career writing original music fall flat, it is that they can pull off one hell of a great cover song, as they did recently with their rendition of ‘Just What I Needed’ by the Cars.
Guns N’ Roses Tap Green Day for Hall of Fame Induction
Although much uncertainty surrounds whether or not vocalist Axl Rose will actually show up to the upcoming induction of Guns N Roses at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction on April 14, it was recently announced that punk band Green Day will be delivering the induction speech that welcomes the group into the prestigious hall.