All Guns N’ Roses Original Members to Attend Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony
Of all of this year’s inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, the highest drama factor circles around, who else, Guns N’ Roses! While the big question of “will they or won’t they” reunite to perform at the event remains, we now have confirmation that all five…
Journey’s ‘Any Way You Want It’ Featured In New State Farm Ad
Journey‘s anthemic 1980 single ‘Any Way You Want It’ is featured in a new commercial from State Farm insurance.
The Beatles’ First ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Appearance Remembered on 48-Year Anniversary
48 years ago today (Feb. 9), everything changed. Well, maybe not everything, but with the arrival of the Beatles on our shores and their debut performance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show,’ seeds were most definitely planted.
Night Ranger’s Jack Blades To Release New Solo Album
Following the success of last year’s new album and tour from Night Ranger, bassist and vocalist Jack Blades is set to release a brand new solo record. ‘Rock N Roll Ride,’ set to be released March 27 on the Frontiers label, will be Blades’ second ever solo release, following h…
Bruce Springsteen to Rock New York’s Famed Apollo Theater
Bruce Springsteen, back in action this year with a new album and world tour, will help Sirius XM Satellite Radio celebrate their 10th anniversary. Bruce, along with The E Street Band, will perform a special show at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York on Friday, March 9.
Kiss’ ‘Music From The Elder’ To Hit The Big Screen, Book Shelves
Following in the conceptual footsteps of Pink Floyd‘s ‘The Wall’ and the Who‘s ‘Tommy,’ there may soon be a movie based on Kiss‘ 1981 concept album, ‘Music From The Elder.’ Independent British author and film maker Seb Hunter is taking the story …
Five Year Old Drummer Performs 20 Kiss Songs
Kiss? That’s kid stuff! Or so thought many a snobby “serious” rock fan back in the late ’70s. By that time, Kiss had become a marketing machine who’s audience kept getting younger and younger. Well, some things never change. Witness Avery Molek, 5 year old Kiss fanatic,…
Paul McCartney To Perform At The Grammys
It seems Sir Paul McCartney has no intention of spending his ‘golden years’ on the front porch reminiscing about the old days. He’s too busy looking at the road ahead. With a new album, ‘Kisses On The Bottom’, due out on Valentine’s Day, word now comes that the ma…
The Velvet Underground Sue to Free Their Iconic Banana
Lou Reed and John Cale of the Velvet Underground are taking legal action to free the banana! That is, the banana on the cover of the groundbreaking 1967 debut album, as created by Andy Warhol.
Steven Tyler Says ‘American Idol’ Has More Than Doubled Aerosmith’s Sales
Say what you want (some of us have) about Steven Tyler, but the mouth behind the lips claims that Aerosmith sales are up 260% due to his involvement with American Idol.
Metallica Sidesteps Complexity And Gets ‘Heavier, More Groove Oriented’ On Next Album
Metallica just celebrated their first thirty years as a band, and now, they’re off and running into their next thirty. The band has begun to work on songs for the follow up to ‘Death Magnetic,’ a record which many saw as a real return to form. Drummer Lars Ulr
Van Halen Reveal Track Listing For ‘A Different Kind Of Truth’
All eyes and ears have been on Van Halen recently! First there was confirmation of a new album, then its title was revealed, tour dates announced, and finally a special small club show in New York. Now, thanks to MelodicRock.com, we have the what is reportedly the track listing for the long-awaited …