Robert Plant Gets His ‘Big Voice’ Out of Mothballs for Upcoming Space Shifters Album
It seems Robert Plant feels right at home in Mississippi Delta. The one time Led Zeppelin frontman has a new band, the Sensational Space Shifters, who made their US debut by headlining the 25th annual Sunflower Blues Festival on Aug. 11. It seems Plant brought his recently-in-hiding rock god voice o…
Rick Nielsen, Cheap Trick Exhibit Opens in Band’s Hometown Museum
Cheap Trick‘s Rick Nielsen isn’t ready to be relegated to relic status just yet. Still, fans will be happy to know that the man, his legendary band — and yes, all those guitars — are the subject of a special exhibit at the Burpee Museum Of Natural History, located i…
‘Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest ’86′ to Enjoy September Theatrical Release
Filmed in 1986, ‘Queen Live In Budapest’ lets us follow Queen, hot off thier historic Live Aid appearance in July of ’85, through the following year leading up to this concert in Budapest in front of 80,000 fans.
Boston’s New Lead Singer Promises Upcoming Album Will Be Worth the Wait
Boston mastermind Tom Scholz has never been known for his quick turnaround on new albums. Though a new album is in the works from the band, recently appointed lead singer Tommy DeCarlo has wisely suggested fans may not want to hold their breath while waiting for it.
‘Yellow Submarine’ Floating Hotel Opens In Liverpool
A floating hotel, based on the Beatles 1966 song and 1968 film, ‘Yellow Submarine,’ has opened in the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool. The hotel aboard an 80-foot submarine, or ‘narrowboat,’ opened this weekend on Albert Dock in the famed city. The vessel, which can accommodate up to eight people, …
See the Press Clipping for the First Rolling Stones Concert, 50 Years Ago
On July 12, 1962 something monumental happened. A band calling themselves the Rolling Stones took to the stage for the first time. You can see a press announcement for that gig right here.
Scorpions Not Calling It Quits After All
Last year, the Scorpions announced their decision to call it a day after one final tour. But as new concert dates and recording projects were added to their plans, they began to question this decision.
Robin Gibb Dead at 62
Robin Gibb, one-third of the legendary Gibb Brothers better known to the world as the Bee Gees, has passed away today (May 20) at the age of 62. The news was given via an official statement:
Ronnie Montrose’s Death Caused By Self-Inflicted Gunshot
It has been confirmed that Ronnie Montrose’s death last month was not directly due to his long battle with cancer. The San Mateo County Coroner’s Office reports the guitarist instead died from suicide in the form of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Paul McCartney’s Son Wants to Make a Band with Other Beatles Offspring
James McCartney, son of Sir Paul, recently came up with an idea. A good idea you ask? Well, we’ll leave that up to you. In a recent interview with the BBC, he talked about the possibility of forming a band with the other Beatle offspring...
John Fogerty To Release New Recordings Of Old Songs, With A Little Help From His Friends
The old man down the road, Mr. John Fogerty, is working on an album featuring new recordings of some of his old classics, with a new twist.
Slash Says Axl Rose ‘Hates My Guts’
In the ever-revolving, never-evolving drama that is Guns N’ Roses and the will they / won’t they reunite drama surrounding their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the “all you need is hate” motif seems to still apply.