Aerosmith Joined Onstage by Darryl ‘D.M.C.’ McDaniel for ‘Walk this Way’
Major arena tours provide great opportunities for old friends to reunite in the for of special guest appearances. Tuesday night (July 24) at the IZOD Center in E. Rutherford, N.J., Aerosmith were joined onstage by Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniel of Run-D.M.C., who sat in with the band on &lsquo…
Alice Cooper to Debut New Maze at Universal Studios Hollywood
Alice Cooper is a man of many hats: pioneering shock-rocker, golfer, patriot, humanitarian, advice columnist. He is also a theme park ride creator. For the second year in a row, he will be creating an attraction for Universal Studios’ ‘Halloween Horror Nights‘ promotion this fall.
Steven Van Zandt Exposes Bruce Springsteen’s Lack Of Drug Use
The notion that Bruce Springsteen has never done drugs in his life has long been looked at with skepticism as a way of creating a myth of him as a clean-cut, all-American rocker. After all, he came of age in the mid ’60s, and his first album contains lyrics like, “Wizard imps and sweatshop pimps / I…
Bruce Springsteen Reveals Bouts Of Depression
As Bruce Springsteen‘s career skyrocketed in the early ’80s, he struggled with depression and self-isolation stemming from his complex relationship with his father. This news, and many others, are revealed in an extensive piece in the new issue of the New Yorker.
A Bottle of Water Once Cost Ozzy Osbourne $80,000
How far can a musician go towards helping a fan during a concert? That’s the question posed by former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde as he reflects on the situation involving Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe.
Tom Petty, John Fogerty + Mick Fleetwood Featured in Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City’ Trailer
One of Los Angeles’ most famous studios is the subject of a documentary directed and produced by Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters. ‘Sound City‘ will tell the distinguished history of the studio with some help from some classic rockers who made some of their most famous works there.
Bruce Springsteen Mocks London Police in Dublin
In his first concert following the forced ending of his show in Hyde Park on Saturday (July 14), Bruce Springsteen made fun of the incident on several occasions throughout the night.
Steven Van Zandt May Have to Miss Bruce Springsteen Concerts
Bruce Springsteen‘s current tour is scheduled to end on Sept. 22. However, there are already whispers of more dates being added in the fall. Should the tour extend into 2013, there is a good chance that Steven Van Zandt will have to miss some of the shows.
New Movie Tells the Story of the Clash’s Final Days
Few bands in rock history flamed out at their commercial peak as sadly as the Clash. A new documentary tells the story of the legendary English punk group, who called it quits in 1986, three years after founding guitarist Mick Jones was fired.
Woody Guthrie Turns 100
Folk music icon Woody Guthrie, one of the most important figures in the history of American music, was born July 14, 1912, 100 years ago today. Armed with a guitar bearing the phrase, “This Machine Kills Fascists,” Guthrie wrote thousands of songs in his life, many of which are still bei…
Bob Dylan’s Newport Folk Festival Guitar Discovered?
A 1964 sunburst Fender Stratocaster believed to be used by Bob Dylan when he “went electric” at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival has appeared nearly 47 years after the famous event. If it is genuine, it is believed to be worth up to $1 million.
Charlie Sheen Zings Axl Rose at Slash Event
Just when it seemed like the war of words between Slash and Axl Rose had finally died down, a third party has jumped into the fray. Yesterday (July 10) actor Charlie Sheen, a neighbor and friend of the former Guns N’ Roses guitarist, took a public swipe at Rose.