2012 Sunset Strip Music Festival to Pay Tribute to the Doors
The fifth annual Sunset Strip Music Festival, scheduled for Aug. 16-18 in Los Angeles, will pay tribute to the legacy of the Doors with a three-day celebration featuring performances from an eclectic array of well-known artists.
Van Halen Announce Japanese Tour Plans, Hint at More American Dates in 2013
They’ve recently had to cancel a portion of their latest tour, thus restarting the rumor mill that’s spun almost incessantly around the band for the last 15 years, but Van Halen is doing just fine — at least, if you believe Edward and Wolfgang Van Halen, who rec…
Ted Nugent Rails Against Political Enemies at Texas Concert
Say what you will about his music, but few things are more entertaining than Ted Nugent when he has a bee in his camouflage bonnet!
ZZ Top Reveal Release Date, Tracklist and Title of New EP
You’ll get to hear the full-length version of ZZ Top’s new single ‘I Gotsta Get Paid‘ next Tuesday (June 5), when they release the four-track digital EP ‘Texicali.’
Pete Townshend Sets Release Date for ‘Who I Am’ Autobiography
After more than a decade in development, it sounds like Pete Townshend is finally ready to release his long-discussed memoir. In fact, it’ll be on bookstore shelves in time for Christmas.
Free Considered Using a Hologram for Olympics Reunion Concert
Ever since 2Pac made his surprise appearance from beyond the grave at Coachella last month, we’ve been wondering how hologram technology might be used to bring other performers to “life” for concert audiences.
New Book Offers a Look at Vintage Beatles Tour Photos
The Beatles have been the subject of countless books and films, but that doesn’t mean we’ve seen everything there is to see about the Fab Four. Case in point: ‘The Beatles: On the Road 1964-1966,’ a lavish new collection of photos taken by legend…
Meat Loaf Announces 2012 Tour Dates
Polish off those dashboard lights, boys and girls — Meat Loaf is ready to hit the road behind his new album ‘Hell in a Handbasket,’ bringing you the live Loaf you crave. It all kicks off June 22 in Austin, Texas.
Neil Young’s ‘Hey Hey My My (Into the Black)’ Covered by Chromatics
Let’s say you’re an indie band re-emerging from a five-year hiatus and you want to make sure people are paying attention when you release your all-important fourth album. What’s your plan? If you answered “Cover a Neil Young classic,&CloseCurlyDo…
Aerosmith’s New Album Could Be Out in July
It wouldn’t be a new Aerosmith album without a media event, and the band obliged yesterday (March 28) by turning out to talk about its upcoming tour — and first album of original material in over a decade — on a stage erected outside a Los Angeles mall.
Ozzy Osbourne Schedules His Lovemaking Around ‘Letterman’
After spending a few seasons watching Ozzy Osbourne putter around his kitchen in ‘The Osbournes,’ we thought nothing could surprise us about the domesticated Prince of Darkness — but as it turns out, we underestimated his wife Sharon’s tendency to overshar…
Lita Ford Is ‘Living Like a Runaway’ on Her New Album
After a tumultuous few years that included a divorce, a cancelled reality show, and her first new music in nearly 15 years, Lita Ford is ready to continue her solo career with her eighth solo album, titled ‘Living Like a Runaway.’