Rush Ask Judge to Help Stamp Out Bootleg Merchandise
The members of Rush may choose free will, but they expect to get paid fair market value for their concert souvenirs. The Canadian progressive rockers have asked a judge in Pittsburgh to direct federal marshals to help crack down on unlicensed merchandise at their upcoming concerts.
Comprehensive Led Zeppelin Oral History Coming in November
Led Zeppelin have been the subject of a number of books, from the titillating ‘Hammer of the Gods’ to some serious literary efforts. But a new book titled ‘Led Zeppelin: The Oral History of the World’s Greatest Rock Band’ promises a new slant on the history and music of…
Paul McCartney Helps Rescue an Abused Elephant
You can add “animal rights activist” to Paul McCartney’s resume. The superstar singer-songwriter and Knight of the Realm teamed with former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson and PETA to successfully advocate for Sunder, an elephant who was living in deplorable conditions in India.
Fan Video of Black Sabbath’s Lollapalooza 2012 Performance Leaks Online
The reunited Black Sabbath (well, almost) performed at Lollapalooza on Aug. 3 in Chicago, and now a number of fan-filmed videos (branded by Jason Jude) have gone online at YouTube to mark the occasion.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith ‘Don’t Really Know’ Who Their New Album Will Appeal to
Aerosmith have been hard at work putting the finishing touches on ‘Music From Another Dimension,’ which the band claim is a return to their roots. The group reunited with classic Aerosmith producer Jack Douglas for their first new album in 11 years, and they’ve been talking it up in the press, but n…
ZZ Top Reveal Street Date, Cover Art and Full Tracklist for New Album ‘La Futura’
Legendary blues rockers ZZ Top are set to release a new album titled ‘La Futura’ on Sept. 11 through American Recordings, the group announced today.
Rolling Stones Documentary to Air on HBO This Fall
The Rolling Stones will be the subject of an exhaustive new documentary that is slated to air on HBO in the fall. The self-proclaimed “Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World” gave their full cooperation to the film, whose air date has not been announced.
Bob Dylan Previews New Song ‘Early Roman Kings’
Bob Dylan will release his 35th studio album, ‘Tempest,’ in September, but fans don’t have to wait that long to hear some of the new music. The legendary singer-songwriter has released a preview of one new track, ‘Early Roman Kings,’ in a trailer for the upcoming second…
Joe Walsh to Run for Congress?
Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh has often joked about running for office, announcing a tongue-in-cheek presidential campaign in 1980 and throwing his name in the hat for vice president in 1992. But in a new interview to promote his solo album ‘Analog Man,’ the musician reveals he’s cons…
Tommy Lee Reveals His Secret for Staying Slim: Drumming for Motley Crue
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is one of rock’s flashiest players, performing a very physical and flamboyant set that includes him playing upside down in a cage. In a new interview, the drummer admits that the Crue’s demanding live shows take a lot out of him.
Sting, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Peter Gabriel Support Jailed Russian Punk Group
Sting, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Peter Gabriel have added their voices to the growing din of support for jailed Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot, who face seven years in prison if convicted of inciting religious hatred.
Iron Maiden Singer Bruce Dickinson Flies With TV’s ‘Ice Pilots’
Bruce Dickinson just can’t sit still. As if fronting Iron Maiden and performing in concert all around the world weren’t enough adventure for one person, the legendary metal singer is also an accomplished pilot who once flew Iron Maiden around the globe on a major tour, as documented in the film ‘Fli…