Bob Seger Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame
Bob Seger‘s career as a songwriter was acknowledged on Thursday (June 14) when he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.
Aerosmith Begin ‘Global Warming’ Tour in Minneapolis
Aerosmith kicked off their Global Warming Tour Saturday night at the Target Center. The sold-out crowd of 14,000 were treated to a 19-song, 100-minute set comprised almost entirely of hits from all phases of their career, and found time to introduce two new songs.
Alice Cooper on Today’s ‘Testosterone-Free’ Rock Bands: ‘Where is the Fire?’
Alice Cooper doesn’t see much in rock today that interests him. In a new interview, he railed against what he perceives to be a lack of fire and a desire many bands have to be image-free.
The Doors’ Robbie Krieger Speaks About ‘L.A. Woman’ Sessions
Krieger talks about how having longtime engineer Bruce Botnick producing, positively affected the sessions.
Kiss to Appear on Animal Planet’s ‘Tanked’
Gene Simmons may like to boast that he’s never been drunk or high in his life, but he’s about to get ‘Tanked.’ Kiss will appear on the next episode of ‘Tanked,’ a show on the Animal Planet cable channel.
Doc Watson, Legendary Folk Guitarist, Dead At 89
Doc Watson, who combined folk, bluegrass, blues and jazz guitar into a style all his own, passed away today (May 29) at the age of 89 in Winston-Salem, N.C. Last week, he had been hospitalized following a fall at his house that required colon surgery.
Bob Dylan Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
This afternoon (May 29), Bob Dylan was given the highest honor an American civilian can receive when President Obama awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The ceremony took place in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.
David Bowie Announces ‘Ziggy Stardust’ Video Contest
Calling all filmmakers and David Bowie fans! In celebration of the 40th anniverary of the release of Bowie’s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars’ album, Genero TV has created a special contest.
Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs to Tour in 2012 as the Dukes of September Rh…
Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs, will tour again this summer as the Dukes of September Rhythm Revue. The three most recently went out on the road together in 2010, where they drew from both their respective catalogs and the R&B and soul that they grew up loving.
Joe Walsh Learns How to Make Music Without Vodka
June 5 will see the release of ‘Analog Man,’ Joe Walsh‘s first album since 1992′s ‘Songs for a Dying Planet.’ In a new interview, Walsh said that while touring with the Eagles has taken up a lot of his time, another reason for the delay is the …
Mick Jagger Reveals Jeff Beck Will Join Him on ‘SNL’
NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ is pulling out at all the stops for the finale of its 37th season. First it was announced that Mick Jagger would be both the host and musical guest. Then they said that Jagger would be backed by Foo Fighters and Arcade Fire. Now they&…
AC/DC Says When We Can Expect Their New Album
For a band that began their career by putting out 12 albums in the first 15 years of their career, AC/DC have become almost invisible as a studio entity in the ensuing 22 years. Despite still having massive global appeal, they’ve only released three albums since 1990′s ‘T…