Bruce Springsteen Announces 2012 U.S. Tour Dates
Bruce Springsteen has announced 19 dates for a spring 2012 tour with the E Street Band. Tickets for most shows go on sale this Friday (Jan. 27), and the tour kicks off on March 18 in Atlanta, Ga.
Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars From His Collection to L.A. Public Schools
Suddenly band class in Los Angeles just got a whole lot cooler. Eddie Van Halen has donated 75 guitars from his personal collection to music programs in the L.A. area. The rocker teamed up with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation to provide instruments to schools without enough for stu…
Tony Iommi’s Lymphoma Reportedly Forces Black Sabbath to Pull Out of Coachella
This lineup for this spring’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. wasn’t finalized until after Black Sabbath made a stunning announcement earlier this week. Billboard reports that Tony Iommi‘s lymphoma diagnosis forced the rockers to pull o…
Steven Tyler Tells Oprah ‘I Don’t Want to Hurt Anyone Again’
Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler will be the amongst the first guests on Oprah Winfrey’s new primetime series ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’ when it launches on Jan. 1 at 9PM on her network, OWN. Tyler and his girlfriend Erin Brady sat down with Winfrey in …
Lou Reed Says ‘Lulu’ is for ‘People Who are Literate’
Metallica‘s Lars Ulrich may best understand where the notoriously cantankerous Lou Reed comes from. In an interview with his bandmates and Reed, Ulrich tells the Telegraph that the Velvet Underground legend enters each circumstance with suspicion.
Guns N’ Roses Perform ‘Civil War’ Live For First Time Since 1993
Guns N’ Roses fans in Nashville, Tenn. got a surprise on Sunday night as the band reached deep into their catalog to perform ‘Civil War’ for the first time since Slash was still on Axl Rose‘s Christmas card list. Rose’s recent inclusion of …
Tom Petty, ‘Kiss My Amps (Live)’ – Album Review
Sometimes great ingredients can make a pretty mediocre dish. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers recorded seven gritty, powerful, electric-blues cuts for ‘Kiss My Amps Live’ but when played one after the other the album loses focus.
Led Zeppelin ‘IV’ Makes Return to Billboard 200 After 25 Years
Last week Led Zeppelin fans celebrated the band’s iconic fourth album’s 40th birthday. If you dusted off your original vinyl copy and bought a new needle for the occasion, one thing is for certain: you weren't alone.
Kiss Manager Doc McGhee Blasts Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Passengers on board the recent Kiss Kruise had a chance to lob a few questions at the legendary band’s manager last month, and inevitably their exclusion from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame came up. Doc McGhee didn’t dance around the subject. If the band is nominated …
Steve Perry Records Beatles Cover for Future Solo Record
Former Journey frontman Steve Perry is going to be recording new music soon, but it won’t be with his old bandmates. The singer says he’s working on a solo album, but it’s been a challenging process since he’s been out of the music busi…