Neil Young Joins All-Star Lineup for Central Park Benefit Concert
The Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park will play host to a massive rock concert on Sept. 29, with the likes of Neil Young and Foo Fighters headlining. The Global Festival hopes to raise awareness and funds to end global poverty.
J. Geils Sues Former Bandmates for the Rights to the Name ‘J. Geils Band’
After the news two weeks ago that four members of the J. Geils Band would be touring without their namesake, John Geils, we should have seen this coming. Geils has filed suit against the other men, citing trademark infringement and deceptive business practices.
Rush to Join Hollywood’s Guitar Center RockWalk
It’s not the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but it will have to do for now. Rush will be honored by musical instrument retailer Guitar Center with a place on their RockWalk. The induction ceremony, which is by invitation only, will take place Nov. 20.
Metallica’s New Stage Effects Compiled in Explosive New Video
Metallica‘s eight-night stand at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City has just gotten underway, but fan-made videos are already starting to leak out that reveal the elaborate stage show the band has created for the tour. One industrious fan has taken the best special effects from those videos and compiled them into one clip.
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Explains Why He Took the ‘Idol’ Job
Now that his tenure as judge on ‘American Idol’ is over, Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler can stop making a fool of himself on national television and go back to doing it onstage, where it works a lot better. In a new interview, Tyler discussed his motives for taking the job.
Metallica to Begin Working on New Album Soon
Metal legends Metallica will soon begin working on the follow-up to 2008′s ‘Death Magnetic.’ Drummer Lars Ulrich told a group of reporters that the band will focus on creating new material as soon as they have wrapped up their current projects.
Alice Cooper Becomes ‘Dear Alice’
Don’t let the title of one of his biggest hits fool you. Alice Cooper really is Mr. Nice Guy. In a video clip made for FuseTV, he took some time out of his busy golfing (and touring) schedule to dole out “rockstar advice” for fans who submitted questions on a variety of topics.
Motley Crue’s Vince Neil to Try for Pilot’s License
Vince Neil has worn many hats in his career: race car driver, actor, strip club and tattoo parlor owner, ghost hunter, restauranteur. Oh yeah, and he’s also in Motley Crue. But the singer is looking to add another title to his impressive CV: pilot.
Thin Lizzy To Return to Recording Studio
After a layoff of nearly 30 years, Thin Lizzy are currently working on a new studio album. Despite maintaining a steady touring schedule since reforming shortly after the 1986 death of original frontman and primary songwriter Phil Lynott, the Irish rockers have not released any new material since their initial breakup following 1983′s ‘Thunder and Lightning.’ They have, however, released several l
Tony Iommi to be Honored at Ronnie James Dio Fund Benefit
Hollywood’s Avalon Theater will be the venue for the 2nd annual Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Awards Gala. The event will take place on October 31, 2012, and will be hosted by Eddie Trunk.
Lita Ford Reconciles With Former Runaways Joan Jett and Cherie Currie
With a new album, ‘Living Like a Runaway‘, that was released today (June 19), Lita Ford is thinking of the future. However, there is one aspect of her past that she recently confronted. She ended her long-running feud with Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, with whom she was in the Runaways from 1975-1979.
Sharon Osbourne Breaks Down on Camera over Jack’s MS Diagnosis
The shocking news that Jack Osbourne is suffering from multiple sclerosis caused his mother, Sharon, to break down when discussing it on ‘The Talk,’ the CBS talk show of which she is one of the co-hosts.