Slash Jockeying for ‘Sesame Street’ Gig
Believe it or not, Slash hasn’t performed everywhere. In fact, the guitarist has one gig that’s eluded him for years that he still wants to play. So please, can’t you tell him how to get… how to get to Sesame Street?
Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Recalls Providing Haven for Sammy Hagar
The great thing about making a solid living in music and entertainment is the ability it gives you to live near people doing the same thing. Though their styles may be different, Grateful Dead‘s Bob Weir can look down the street and occasionally catch sight of the “Red Rocker” himself, Sammy Hagar.
Deep Purple’s ‘Machine Head’ Album Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue
With renewed interest in Deep Purple as the band makes plans for 2013, there’s something special that will precede their new album and future touring. EMI has announced that the band’s ‘Machine Head’ album will receive a 40th Anniversary reissue this fall.
Eddie Van Halen Says Bassist-Son Wolfgang Van Halen Is ‘Just One of the Band’
Van Halen‘s extensive tour schedule has given Eddie Van Halen access to his son that most fathers don’t have with their children, and the guitar great says that having Wolfgang on the road has changed the dynamic of their relationship a little bit.
Rolling Stones Celebrate 50 Years With New Video Montage
Most of us weren’t able to travel to London’s Somerset House to celebrate the Rolling Stones‘ 50th Anniversary last month, so a new video the band has posted will have to do.
Nicko McBrain Admits Iron Maiden Can’t Play as Fast Anymore
Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain admits that the band’s current live runs through some of the songs from their famous catalog can’t be done at the same tempos anymore, simply because they’ve gotten older.
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Says He’s Still Like a ‘Kid in a Candy Store’ Around Rock Stars
Metallica have played plenty of festivals over the years, and even curated their own event with the Orion Music + More festival earlier this year. But even though it should be old hat for them at this point, the veteran rockers still get a buzz out of seeing so much talent in one place.
Queensryche to Headline 2012 South Texas Rock Fest
Now that the remaining members of Queensryche have won a ruling that will allow them to temporarily keep their name even though they’re in the middle of a legal battle with former singer Geoff Tate, the band is wasting no time in filling up their tour schedule.
Bruce Springsteen Lands Six-Year-Old Duet Partner in Dublin
Bruce Springsteen has welcomed many a young woman to the stage over the years during his performance, including his own daughter recently during a show in France. But during his Dublin performance last week, “The Boss” welcomed a young lady to the stage that was literally half his size.
Kiss Unveil World’s First Global Language-Accessible Fan Hub
Kiss want to make sure the word gets out on their summer run with Motley Crue and what better way to do that than breaking down some of the language barriers that separate us in the world.
Cheap Trick Snag Aerosmith Guitarist Brad Whitford for Guest Appearance in Boston
When you’re a headliner, you’re awarded certain privileges. When you’re playing your hometown, you probably even get more favorable treatment. And if you’re a band as big as Aerosmith and your opening act is the equally impressive Cheap Trick, you’ve got to take advantage of the situation to guest on a classic song.
Rush’s Geddy Lee Mixes Wine With Charity
It’s true that Rush loves their beer, as detailed in one of their past tour riders. But for singer/bassist Geddy Lee, it’s his love of wine that’s opened a brand new door for him.