Kiss, Motley Crue Concert Postponed After Truck Carrying Pyrotechnics Flips on the Highway
A truck carrying pyrotechnics for Kiss and Motley Crue was involved in an accident in Ohio while en route to tonight’s scheduled show at the DTE Energy Music Theater near Detroit, Mich. A joint statement on Kiss’s website includes the pictures below while announcing that tonight’s show has been rescheduled for tomorrow (Sept. 6).
John Lennon’s Killer Would Prefer to Stay in Prison
Last week, Mark David Chapman was denied parole for a seventh straight time since serving the minimum of his 20 year to life sentence for shooting Beatle John Lennon. That seems to be what he wants. The convicted killer says that if were granted parole he would “probably stay right where I’m at.”
Duff McKagan Helps 13-Year-Old With Bone Cancer Make Rock Star Dreams Come True
Former Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan took the stage alongside a 13-year-old from Italy on Tuesday night, to play a set list of Metallica, Nirvana and yes, GNR covers. It was part of the boys wish with the Make-a-Wish foundation. Simone Capelli is battling bone cancer.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Answers Critics Angry About Band Carrying On With One Original Member
Lynyrd Skynyrd released a new album on Tuesday (Aug. 21). ‘Last of a Dyin” Breed is being called a return to the classic Skynyrd sound, and the recently released title track backs up that claim. The album title could refer to guitarist Gary Rossington, who is indeed the last of a dying breed. He’s the only remaining original member of the legendary rock group. Critics have wondered how he can just
Teacher Penalizes Student for Crediting the Who Hit ‘Behind Blue Eyes’ to Limp Bizkit
The price of sarcasm is high in one teacher’s classroom. The prof. (and obvious Ultimate Classic Rocker) was ticked that her student left an answer blank, but even more upset that he went on to quote the Who’s ‘Behind Blue Eyes,’ attributing the song to Fred Dust of Limp Bizkit.
Vince Neil Reveals Motley Crue Invited For Second Las Vegas Residency
Rock residencies are becoming the new norm in Las Vegas, with Santana following in Motley Crue‘s footsteps earlier this year. Now Vince Neil reveals his band has been asked back to the House of Blues, and he’s looking forward to it.
Bret Michaels and Fiance Kristi Gibson Separate
Poison frontman Bret Michaels has separated with fiancé and longtime love Kristi Lynn Gibson. The two had been dating since 1996, but called off their engagement, 20 months after Michaels proposed to finish his VH1 reality television show.
Elton John and Partner David Furnish Reportedly Expecting Another Baby
Elton John and his life partner David Furnish have both said in recent weeks that they hope their son Zachary won’t be an only child. It looks like the couple was optimistic for a reason. The Daily is reporting the men will welcome another child via surrogate, later this year or in early 2013.
Author of New Mick Jagger Book Says Eric Clapton ‘Begged Him’ Not to Steal His Girlfriend
Mick Jagger‘s sexual exploits have been the topic of conversation lately, as a new book called ‘Mick: the Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger’ details his many affairs with famous women, and men. The book’s author, journalist Christopher Andersen, tells Washington D.C. radio station Big 100.3 that the Rolling Stones singer made romance a competition.
Bret Michaels Works With Michael Anthony, Ace Frehley, Lynyrd Skynyrd + More for New Solo Album
It’s somewhat misleading to call Bret Michaels‘ next album a solo effort, as he’s teamed up with nearly a dozen well-known rockers and country musicians. The Poison frontman has recorded the project without the band that made him famous. Instead, artists like Ace Frehley, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and many more will join him on Poison hits.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Show Support for Arrested Lamb of God Frontman Randy Blythe
Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon are joining a wave of support for imprisoned Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe. Blythe’s band previously played Ozzfest, becoming close to the first couple of heavy metal. He was arrested on June 27 in the Czech Republic.
Ex-Iron Maiden Singer Paul Di’Anno Plans 2013 Retirement
Fifty-four-year-old metal singer Paul Di’Anno is calling it quits in 2013. The early-days Iron Maiden frontman made the announcement on his Facebook page Monday morning. “I am gonna be “Pulling The Plug” next year 2013, and making it my “Farewell Tour,” he wrote.