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…
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.
‘Sammy Hagar Day’ Coming to California Town
Sammy Hagar is one popular guy in the city of Roseville, Calif. The irrepressible rocker has made such an outstanding contribution to Roseville that the town has decided to honor him by declaring Sept. 15, 2012 Sammy Hagar Day.
Iggy Pop Limited Edition Bobblehead Now Available for Pre-Order
In the inevitable juxtaposition of punk rock and toy collectibles, Drastic Plastic Collectibles have teamed up with Impact Merchandising to announce the release of a new Iggy Pop bobblehead.
AC/DC Singer Brian Johnson Launching U.K. Radio Show
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson will marry his two main passions when he hosts the upcoming radio show ‘Brian Johnson’s Rockers and Rollers’ on BBC Radio 2. The program will run for six weeks and feature Johnson playing a wide selection of his favorite music, as…
Paul McCartney Helps Rescue an Abused Elephant
You can add “animal rights activist” to Paul McCartney’s resume. The superstar singer-songwriter and Knight of the Realm teamed with former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson and PETA to successfully advocate for Sunder, an elephant who was living in deplorable…
Metallica Perform ‘Ride the Lightning’ Live in Mexico City
More video footage has been posted online from Metallica‘s eight-night stand at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City. A new clip posted by Metallica TV shows Metallica casually rehearsing in their tuning room before going out to perform a savage ‘Ride the Lightning’…
Rolling Stones Documentary to Air on HBO This Fall
The Rolling Stones will be the subject of an exhaustive new documentary that is slated to air on HBO in the fall. The self-proclaimed “Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World” gave their full cooperation to the film, whose air date has not been announced.
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…
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.
Grateful Dead Unveils Limited Edition Spring 1990 Box Set
The Grateful Dead may be no more, but their music will live on forever in a series of archival releases that seem to have no end in sight. The Dead have announced the upcoming release of ‘Spring 1990,’ a massive 18-disc box set that spotlights six performances from the group&Cl…
Tommy Lee Reveals His Secret for Staying Slim: Drumming for Motley Crue
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is one of rock’s flashiest players, performing a very physical and flamboyant set that includes him playing upside down in a cage. In a new interview, the drummer admits that the Crue’s demanding live shows take a lot out of him.