Mick Fleetwood: ‘I Don’t Believe Fleetwood Mac Will Ever Tour Again’
Fleetwood Mac drummer and founder Mick Fleetwood says he wants to reunite with his old bandmates for an album or a tour, but he doesn’t see it happening unless Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham are willing to step back from their solo careers.
Quiet Riot Announces New Lead Singer
Quiet Riot have stabilized their lead singer situation, announcing this week that Scott Vokoun would take the microphone when the band resumes touring on March 28 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The little-known Vokoun replaces Keith St. John (Montrose), who was filling in after the firing of Mark Huff.
Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ Trending to Debut at No. 2 on Billboard Charts
Even a new album by Bruce Springsteen may not be enough to toss Adele from the top of the Billboard album sales charts. The magazine reports that ‘Wrecking Ball‘ sold an impressive 200,000 copies in it’s first week of sales, but also that his tally is a few thousand fewer than Adel…
Van Halen Brothers Attend Church Service in New Jersey
It’s possible New Life Christian Center pastor Mark Granville would have been thrown off his game last week, had he only recognized the famous faces hanging on his every word from the front row. Alex and Eddie Van Halen took in mass at the Trenton, N.J. church, but Granville had never heard of…
Def Leppard and Poison Announce U.S. Tour Dates
Def Leppard and Poison will begin a tour of North America in June, crossing the country in 32 days, with 18 shows in the U.S. and Canada. It’s the second extended stretch of dates featuring the two ’80s rock bands, who toured extensively together in 2009.
Slash Cops to Being French Kissed by a Giraffe
When confronted during a recent interview with a rumor that he once twisted tongues with the tallest member of the animal kingdom, Slash insisted it wasn’t his fault. She kissed him! The guitarist told the story from his glory days with Guns N’ Roses while on Australia’s Triple M R…
Nikki Sixx Dubs Kirk Cameron ‘A-Hole of the Week’ Over Gay Marriage Comments
This may wind up being the most unexpected Twitter feud of 2012: Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx vs. Kirk Cameron, a.k.a. Mike Seaver from the ’80s television show ‘Growing Pains.’ Sixx is one of a growing number of celebrities speaking out against Cameron’s recent anti-gay ma…
Slash Reveals ‘Apocalyptic Love’ Track List
Slash has released more details on his second solo album, the follow-up to the 2010 ‘Slash’ project which featured a crowd of guest-vocalists. ‘Apocalyptic Love’ will feature Myles Kennedy on vocals and be released on May 22 through Slash’s Dik Hayd International label.
Joe Satriani and Zakk Wylde to Play Marshall Amps, ’50 Years of Loud’ Concert
For 50 years many of the world’s best rock guitarists have chosen to use Marshall amplifiers, and on Sept. 22 they’ll celebrate their love for this equipment. Joe Satriani, Zakk Wylde and members of Iron Maiden and Whitesnake are on the bill for the 50 Years of Loud concert at London&rsq…
Guns N’ Roses Announce Three Los Angeles Tour Dates
Axl Rose and Guns N’ Roses seem content to tour America in bits and pieces in 2012. The rockers have just announced three dates along the west coast, after completing a run of shows on the east coast, including a memorable show at the Roseland Ballroom.
David Lee Roth Decries Lack of Stagecraft in Today’s Bands
David Lee Roth has always been as much style as substance, and in an interview with the New York Post, he says today’s bands are lacking that proper mixture — an opinion he says is shared by other (unnamed) artists as well.
Van Halen, ‘As Is’ – Lyrics Uncovered
The story behind the lyrics to Van Halen‘s new song ‘As Is’ is more entertaining than the song itself, and that’s not a criticism of the song. In the video below, David Lee Roth explains how the song is about a car the band used in their early days and why it now sits in his …