Aerosmith Songwriter Reveals New Single ‘What Could Have Been Love’ Was Seven Years in the Making
Aerosmith have hinted they’ll be looking back to craft the new songs on their upcoming ‘Music From Another Dimension!’ album. Presumably, that meant working with Jack Douglas again, the producer who helped shaped the band’s early sound. It also means choosing songs that are almost a decade in the making.
Queen Keyboardist Hints at ‘Big Tour’ in 2013
During a promotional video for Korg keyboards, Queen keyboardist Spike Edney may have revealed more than he intended. Now speculation is running wild that the band will tour the world with Adam Lambert as their singer in 2013.
Electric Light Orchestra’s Jeff Lynne Announces Solo Album, Best of ELO Projects
October will be an exciting month for fans of Electric Light Orchestra. Co-founder Jeff Lynne will be releasing a solo album, and ‘Mr. Blue Sky — the Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra’ on Oct. 9. The reissue of the most well-known hits from the British band allows Lynne to reassess old material.
Author of New Mick Jagger Book Says Eric Clapton ‘Begged Him’ Not to Steal His Girlfriend
Mick Jagger‘s sexual exploits have been the topic of conversation lately, as a new book called ‘Mick: the Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger’ details his many affairs with famous women, and men. The book’s author, journalist Christopher Andersen, tells Washington D.C. radio station Big 100.3 that the Rolling Stones singer made romance a competition.
Kiss ‘Destroyer’ Re-issue to Feature Extended Version of ‘Beth’
Add a reissue of what many consider to be Kiss‘s finest album to the cornucopia of new merchandise available from the band in 2012. Their 1976 ‘Destroyer’ album has been remixed and readied for an Aug. 21 release. The package will also include rare and previously unheard recordings, plus the artwork the band originally intended to use.
Bret Michaels Works With Michael Anthony, Ace Frehley, Lynyrd Skynyrd + More for New Solo Album
It’s somewhat misleading to call Bret Michaels‘ next album a solo effort, as he’s teamed up with nearly a dozen well-known rockers and country musicians. The Poison frontman has recorded the project without the band that made him famous. Instead, artists like Ace Frehley, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and many more will join him on Poison hits.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Show Support for Arrested Lamb of God Frontman Randy Blythe
Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon are joining a wave of support for imprisoned Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe. Blythe’s band previously played Ozzfest, becoming close to the first couple of heavy metal. He was arrested on June 27 in the Czech Republic.
Ex-Iron Maiden Singer Paul Di’Anno Plans 2013 Retirement
Fifty-four-year-old metal singer Paul Di’Anno is calling it quits in 2013. The early-days Iron Maiden frontman made the announcement on his Facebook page Monday morning. “I am gonna be “Pulling The Plug” next year 2013, and making it my “Farewell Tour,” he wrote.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Reveal ‘Last of a Dyin’ Breed’ Tracklisting
One week after revealing the artwork for the new ‘Last of a Dyin’ Breed’ album, Lynyrd Skynyrd have released the track listing. The standard version will include 11 cuts, including the title track which will be available on iTunes before the others. A deluxe version will feature four additional tracks.
Paul Stanley of Kiss on Ace Frehley and Peter Criss: ‘I Was Never Really Friends With Them’
Kiss frontman Paul Stanley says former bandmates Peter Criss and Ace Frehley became “impossible” and “intolerable” and that he hasn’t talked to either in years. If fans were hoping for another reunion, it’s not going to happen.
Ozzy Osbourne Says Bill Ward is Welcome to Rejoin Black Sabbath
For two months it seemed perfect. Black Sabbath would reunite, record new music and tour the world. Then Tony Iommi got cancer, and Bill Ward began to protest his contract. With Iommi on the road to recovery, Ozzy Osbourne says he’s hopeful Ward will rethink his strike.
Graham Nash Talks About What Fans Can Expect From New CSN Tour, DVD
Crosby, Stills and Nash are on the road again and couldn’t be happier. In an interview with radio station Big 100.3‘s Lisa Berigan, Graham Nash shared that the band is energized and in great shape. He reminded listeners that the only year the band didn’t tour was when David Crosby was in jail.