Geoff Tate Recruits Sarzo, Blotzer for New Queensryche Lineup
The latest episode of the ongoing Queensryche soap opera could be titled ‘A Tale of Two Queensryches.’ Singer Geoff Tate has announced the musicians he’s chosen for an entirely new lineup of the group that he is launching, while his former band mates also contin…
Metallica’s James Hetfield Says Some Bands Need to Die
Metallica front man James Hetfield has never been one to mince words, and in a new interview with Artisan News Service, he says there are too many bands in the contemporary marketplace. The guitarist then suggests natural selection as an obvious way of leveling the playing field.
Comprehensive Led Zeppelin Oral History Coming in November
Led Zeppelin have been the subject of a number of books, from the titillating ‘Hammer of the Gods’ to some serious literary efforts. But a new book titled ‘Led Zeppelin: The Oral History of the World’s Greatest Rock Band’ promises a new sla…
Alice Cooper Offers Preview Video for Halloween Haunted House
It looks like pioneering shock rocker Alice Cooper is headed back to hell. Universal Studios Hollywood is set to present a Halloween haunted house this year called ‘Alice Cooper Goes to Hell,’ named for Cooper’s 1976 album.
Queen Announce ‘Freddie For a Day’ Party Competition
Attention Freddie Mercury fans! The members of Queen have come up with a nifty new solution for your party planning needs. The group have announced the ‘Freddie For a Day’ party pack, which allows you and your friends to enjoy a Freddie-themed party and share the results for th…
Black Sabbath’s Lollapalooza Performance Leaks [VIDEO]
The reunited Black Sabbath (well, almost) performed at Lollapalooza on Aug. 3 in Chicago, and now a number of fan-filmed videos (branded by Jason Jude) have gone online at YouTube to mark the occasion.
Lynyrd Skynyrd + Night Ranger’s Jack Blades Lend Their Voices to the 2012 Republican Natio…
Rock music is often perceived as a hotbed of liberal attitudes, but a couple of prominent classic rock acts will be on hand to perform at the Republican National Convention in Tampa Bay this coming week.
ZZ Top Reveal Street Date, Cover Art and Full Tracklist for New Album ‘La Futura’
Legendary blues rockers ZZ Top are set to release a new album titled ‘La Futura’ on Sept. 11 through American Recordings, the group announced today.
Joe Walsh to Run for Congress?
Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh has often joked about running for office, announcing a tongue-in-cheek presidential campaign in 1980 and throwing his name in the hat for vice president in 1992. But in a new interview to promote his solo album ‘Analog Man,’ the musician reveals he&Cl…
Jon Bon Jovi’s Father and Brother Start Saucy New Business
It looks like rock ‘n’ roll isn’t the only business in the Bon Jovi blood. Jon Bon Jovi’s father, John Sr. and brother Matthew Bongiovi have teamed up to market Bongiovi Pasta Sauce, allegedly from a family recipe going back generations.