David Lee Roth: ‘If Ed and I Can Get Along Then World Peace Can Have a Chance’
On the surface, things are going smoothly for the Van Halen reincarnate. They’ve successfully released ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ their first new album with David Lee Roth since 1984, and there is nothing to indicate anything will get in the way of their upcoming U.S. tour.
Def Leppard and Poison to Tour Together This Summer
Def Leppard‘s 2012 trip around the globe is turning into a quasi hair band festival. Poison drummer has confirmed rumors started by lead singer Bret Michaels. The two bands will once again hit the road together this summer.
Rolling Stones Urinals Causing Controversy in Germany
German women wouldn’t have an issue with the lip shaped urinals at the recently opened Rolling Stones museum in Lüchow, Germany if they came installed with tongues. That way, the toilet would more accurately resemble the famous lips logo the band has long used in promotional material.
Van Halen’s ‘The Trouble With Never’ Song Preview Emerges
British fans of Van Halen can purchase two new songs from ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ which are so far unavailable in the United States. ‘Blood and Fire’ is available on the UK Amazon, as is an until now unreleased song called ‘The Trouble With Never.’
Van Halen’s New Song ‘Stay Frosty’ Debuts on ‘CSI’
The slow leak of new songs from Van Halen‘s ‘A Different Kind of Truth‘ continued on Wednesday night’s episode of ‘CSI’ on CBS. ‘Stay Frosty’ was one of two songs (‘Tattoo‘ was the other) included during a scene in which Marg Helgenberger a…
Neil Young Angered by the Way Today’s Music Sounds
Rock legend Neil Young doesn’t have a bone to pick with the artists of today (well, he may but he didn’t sound off about it this week) but he is upset with the quality of recordings purchased through digital retailers.
Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood To Team Up For Super Bowl Concert
Steven Tyler will once again be a part of the Super Bowl festivities. The Aerosmith rocker and country superstar Carrie Underwood are teaming up to play a ‘CMT Crossroads’ special during the “Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam” on Super Bowl weekend.
Tony Iommi is Writing New Music While Fighting Cancer
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler says Tony Iommi is inspiring the rest of the band to work harder as they rehearse new songs for their upcoming album. The guitarist has already written two songs since being diagnosed with lymphoma earlier this month
Warren Haynes Says the Bar is Set Too High For Young Rock Bands
The problem with modern rock ‘n’ roll bands isn’t that there isn’t enough of them, or that they aren’t any good. It’s that fans expect too much. Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes says newcomers are expected to compare themselves to legends like Led Zepp…
Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars From His Collection to L.A. Public Schools
Suddenly band class in Los Angeles just got a whole lot cooler. Eddie Van Halen has donated 75 guitars from his personal collection to music programs in the L.A. area. The rocker teamed up with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation to provide instruments to schools without enough for students to p…
John Fogerty On Creedence Clearwater Revival: ‘I Guess There’s No Reunion Then’
John Fogerty revealed he’s been working on a new solo album that could include an all-star lineup of guest appearances. The odds of him patching things up with former Creedence Clearwater Revival bandmates for this project, a separate project or a future tour remain slimmer than Vanilla Ice being in…
Tony Iommi’s Lymphoma Reportedly Forces Black Sabbath to Pull Out of Coachella
This lineup for this spring’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. wasn’t finalized until after Black Sabbath made a stunning announcement earlier this week. Billboard reports that Tony Iommi‘s lymphoma diagnosis forced the rockers to pull out of the event.