ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Explains His Fascination With Vinyl Records
Music has undergone many format changes over the years, but rarely does on old form ever come back to prominence. That’s exactly what has happened in recent years, however, with a new generation of music lovers latching onto vinyl records and the warm sound they provide. For ZZ Top‘s Bil…
John Lennon’s Killer Mark David Chapman Will Face Parole Board This Week
It’s unfortunate, but the name of Mark David Chapman will continually be mentioned in the same breath of John Lennon, as the man who shot and killed the Beatles legend returns to the headlines every few years when his parole hearing comes up.
Bob Dylan ‘Strikes’ Again With Second ‘Tempest’ Song Snippet
Bob Dylan has found a home with Cinemax, and in particular the cable network’s original series ‘Strike Back.’ As the singer leads up to his ‘Tempest‘ album next month, he’s been using the show as a sounding board for some of his new tracks.
Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Rips Dave Mustaine Over Shooting Conspiracy Theory
Megadeth singer Dave Mustaine has been spouting some interesting theories about the recent mass shootings in the U.S., trying to tie it to President Barack Obama and his attempts to pass anti-gun legislation. But not everyone subscribes to Mustaine’s conspiracy theory and they’re using t…
Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Faces Possible Lawsuit over Drum Rollercoaster
The drum rollercoaster has become a major attraction at Motley Crue‘s live shows, but there’s someone ready to challenge the notion that Tommy Lee or the band came up with the idea on their own.
Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham Penning Book About the Band’s History
Thin Lizzy‘s Scott Gorham has teamed with journalist Harry Doherty to trace his story as well as that of his famous band.
Alice Cooper Makes Surprise Appearance at London Production of ‘Rock of Ages’
The king of nightmares himself, Alice Cooper, had a little surprise for theater fans who came out to see the production of ‘Rock of Ages’ in London Tuesday night (Aug. 14).
Title of Neil Young + Crazy Horse’s Second 2012 Album Revealed
Neil Young recently launched his tour in Albuquerque, but rather than filling his set with the songs from the ‘Americana’ album that he released back in June, the singer and his band Crazy Horse went heavy with even newer, previously material. Well, we may get to hear the studio versions…
Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Says Encores are a ‘Rip Off’
Motley Crue have earned the right to approach their shows as they want. But there was at least one fan who called out the band for failing to deliver an encore during their recent Phoenix performance.
Slash Jockeying for ‘Sesame Street’ Gig
Believe it or not, Slash hasn’t performed everywhere. In fact, the guitarist has one gig that’s eluded him for years that he still wants to play. So please, can’t you tell him how to get… how to get to Sesame Street?
Bachman-Turner Cameo in Hit Comedy ‘The Campaign’
Has there ever been a song more co-opted as an anthem than Bachman-Turner Overdrive‘s ‘Taking Care of Business?’ The track, which even had a 1990 Jim Belushi comedy bearing its name, has certainly done quite well for Randy Bachman and Fred Turner over the years, and it earned them …
Beatles, Rolling Stones, Doors + CCR Feature in ‘Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers’ Special
If you’re looking for a reason to stay in tonight, PBS has it as their ‘My Music’ series served up ‘Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers.’ The special, airing on PBS stations across the country, takes a look back at the longtime variety show host’s top music acts.