Kiss, Motley Crue Concert Postponed After Truck Carrying Pyrotechnics Flips on the Highway
A truck carrying pyrotechnics for Kiss and Motley Crue was involved in an accident in Ohio while en route to tonight’s scheduled show at the DTE Energy Music Theater near Detroit, Mich. A joint statement on Kiss’s website includes the pictures below while announcing that tonight’s show has been rescheduled for tomorrow (Sept. 6).
Kiss Partners With ACC Network, New Song ‘Hell or Hallelujah’ to Open Football Games in 2012
Before some of the biggest games in college football this season, fans will be treated to the newest song from Kiss. ‘Hell or Hallelujah,’ the first single from the upcoming ‘Monster‘ album, will kick off ACC Network telecasts, meaning fans of University of North Carolina, Florida State, University of Miami and many more schools will hear plenty of Gene Simmons and company.
John Lennon’s Killer Would Prefer to Stay in Prison
Last week, Mark David Chapman was denied parole for a seventh straight time since serving the minimum of his 20 year to life sentence for shooting Beatle John Lennon. That seems to be what he wants. The convicted killer says that if were granted parole he would “probably stay right where I’m at.”
Johnny Depp Joins Aerosmith to Play ‘Train Kept A-Rollin’ in Los Angeles
Johnny Depp proved he’s more than just a living room, MTV wannabe during a performance with Aerosmith on Monday night. The actor had a number of opportunities to blaze through solos as the band played the blues standard ‘Train Kept A-Rollin” at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.
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.
Guns N’ Roses Drummer Matt Sorum Defends Repetitive ‘November Rain’ Tom Fill
Perhaps ex-Dream Theatre drummer Mike Portnoy was being sincere with his curiosity when he questioned the drumming on one of Guns N’ Roses most famous songs. Last weekend Portnoy asked his 175K followers a question that GNR drummer Matt Sorum gets often.
Elton John Calls Madonna a ‘Fairground Stripper’
Elton John is holding nothing back in his opinion of Madonna. The famous pop singer took a swipe at John’s son Zachary’s godmother, and he hasn’t forgotten about it. “She’s been so horrible to Gaga,” he told an Australian television show called ‘Sunday Night‘ on Sunday night, referring to Lady Gaga.
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.
Aerosmith’s ‘Music From Another Dimension!’ Collaborators Include Julian Lennon, Former Guitarist Rick Dufay and Johnny Depp
Earlier this month, Aerosmith confirmed that Carrie Underwood had lent her vocals to the band’s upcoming album. It seems she’s far from the only collaborator. Actor Johnny Depp, former guitarist Rick Dufay and singer-songwriter Julian Lennon (son of John Lennon) also spent time in studio with the band.
Arctic Monkeys, ‘Come Together’ (Beatles Cover) – Song Review
The Arctic Monkeys‘ cover of ‘Come Together’ at the Olympic Opening Ceremonies last Friday means a third generation will get to experience the Beatles‘ 1969 hit. The song’s continual rebirth is a testament to the staying power of the original, written and sung by John Lennon for the ‘Abbey Road’ album.
Rare Beatles Album Sells For Five Figures
A rare edition of the first Beatles album to be released in the United States has just sold for slightly under $15K at auction on eBay. A private collector paid $14,999 for an “Ad-Back” copy of ‘Introducing … the Beatles’ in an auction that ended on July 12.
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.