|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 10:10 PM||comments (0)|
Anthrax’s Charlie Benante says the band continue to be relevant despite the pressure coming from other musical genres.
The New York veterans have enjoyed a 37-year career and have just released their live package Kings Among Scotland on the back of their 11th studio album For All Kings.
The drummer tells Fargo Monthly: “When youR...Read Full Post »
KISS GUITARIST TOMMY THAYER RECEIVES HONORARY DEGREE, DELIVERS COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
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KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer received a doctorate of humane letters degree from Pacific University and delivered the commencement address at Pacific’s spring graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 19th at Hanson Stadium in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Tommy has served on Pacific’s Board of Trustees since 2005 and through his philanthropic leadership has helped the unive...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 10:00 PM||comments (0)|
Dave Grohl revealed the short, definitive answer he gave when Foo Fighters bandmate Taylor Hawkins suggested he should run for president.
The conversation arose in the light of Grohl’s frequent negative comments about Donald Trump. “Taylor and I talked about this the other day,” Grohl told GQ in a new interview. “He said, ‘You need to be pres...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 9:55 PM||comments (0)|
IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson says that the decline of the music industry can be attributed partly to the fact that record companies failed to take advantage of the digital revolution.
The digital music revolution started with Napster — the file-sharing service dreamt up by two teenagers in 1999 and shut down in 2001. A prime example of disruptive technolo...Read Full Post »
DEE SNIDER DISCUSSES HIS STYLE - "I'M A STRANGE AMALGAM OF ROCK STAR, HEAVY METAL, GOD, BIKER, PIRATE"
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"I'm a strange amalgam of rock star, heavy metal, God, biker, pirate," he explains. "You wanna look down and dirty, but meanwhile, my jeans are, like, a thousand bucks?"
Dee Snider is an influential hard rock legend, reality TV star, Broadway alumnus, hor...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 9:35 PM||comments (0)|
Mike Portnoy's latest prog rock supergroup Sons Of Apollo will headline a brand new two-day event in Toulouse, France on October 12 and 13.
Very Prog Festival is a new event which will take place At Le Metronum, a 600 capacity venue located in central Toulouse. It is the brainchild of Inepsys drummer Romian Castel who says "This event is unmatched in its genre in France, especiall...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 9:30 PM||comments (0)|
The jury has rendered a verdict in the case of Dr. Richard Snellgrove, revealing that the physician who treated former 3 Doors Down guitarist Matt Roberts was not guilty in his death.
The doctor was indicted in 2016 and had been charged with 13 counts of writing fentanyl and other prescriptions for the musician that were not medically necessary and could have contribute...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 9:25 PM||comments (0)|
Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts discussed their pre-show rituals in a new interview to key up the latest dates of their current No Filter tour.
“Backstage before the show, I like to relax and chill out,” Jagger told AP (via NME). “Just before the show, I get all like, ‘Ahh!’ So, sometimes I like to get everybod...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 9:20 PM||comments (0)|
Guns N’ Roses have released another short video showing what life is like backstage on their Not In This Lifetime tour.
The black and white clip shows the band traveling, them arriving at San Francisco’s AT&T Park, rehearsing backstage and relaxing before shows.
It follows an earlier behind the scenes clip which was released last week. Watch both...Read Full Post »
POISON Bassist Says Not All Members Agree On Recording New Music: 'I Don't Want To Point Any Fingers'
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
POISON bassist Bobby Dall has told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he would love to record new music with the band, but that not all the members agree. "I don't want to point any fingers," he said. "But it would be fantastic. I'm absolutely for it. It's a matter of getting these four members to get three or four months of their lives set aside to record."
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|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 9:05 PM||comments (0)|
Steven Tyler was among the guests on the May 17 episode of CBS-TV's The Late Late Show With James Corden, and video from the broadcast is streaming online.
The Aerosmith rocker joined Corden for a Truth Or Dare-like game called "Spill Your Guts Or Fill Your Guts", in which the two pose very personal questions to each other and the choice is simple: answer honestly or e...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 9:00 PM||comments (0)|
Scheduling can often be a tricky thing for supergroups, but when the desire is there to do something things tend to work out. And it looks like the desire is there for Chickenfoot, especially after recently reconnecting at the recent Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit in San Francisco.
Guitarist Joe Satriani revealed while speaking with the Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon podcast that w...Read Full Post »
BOBBY ROCK DISCUSSES THE BIRTH AND DEATH OF THE VINNIE VINCENT INVASION; NEW THREE SIDES OF THE COIN EPISODE STREAMING
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 8:55 PM||comments (0)|
Episode #283 of Three Sides Of The Coin is available for streaming below:
"This week we are joined by drummer Bobby Rock. Bobby was the drummer in the Vinnie Vincent Invasion. Bobby shares his memories and amazing stories of auditioning for the VVI. Who was the brains behind the band. When the wheels first started to fa...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 23, 2018 at 8:55 PM||comments (0)|
Classic '80s rock veterans VIXEN will release "Live Fire" on July 6 via Rat Pak Records. Mixed by Michael Wagener, "Live Fire" features 12 live tracks and was recorded at Chicago's legendary Arcada Theater during the group's successful 2017 tour. In addition to the classic VIXEN songs, the effort also includes a newly recorded studio version of "You Ought to Know By Now", an all-new studio acousti...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 21, 2018 at 9:40 PM||comments (0)|
Cheap Trick have released a colourful lyric video for their new single The Summer Looks Good On You. You can watch it below:
The song will feature on the band’s as-yet-untitled 20th studio album, and while no release date has been revealed, guitarist Rick Nielsen has checked in with an update.
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|Posted on May 21, 2018 at 9:35 PM||comments (0)|
Journey's Jonathan Cain will follow up his brand new autobiography with the release of a new solo music compilation entitled "The Songs You Leave Behind," which will be released on June 8th.
Cain released his memoir "Don't Stop Believin': The Man, the Band, and the Song that Inspired Generations" on May 1st and will now reveal the new digital album next month.
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|Posted on May 21, 2018 at 9:25 PM||comments (0)|
The Philadelphia-based band Cinderella hit record stores and MTV in 1987, joining a crowded crop of hair metal hitmakers that included Bon Jovi, Poison, Europe, Stryper, Winger, Mötley Crüe and more.
The band’s debut album, Night Songs, hit No. 3 on the Billboard 200 album chart not because its songs were deep treatises on global conflicts or the socioeconom...Read Full Post »
STEVEN ADLER - "AFTER THE NINTH MONTH OF NOT DRINKING, MY WHOLE LIFE DID A 180; I COULDN'T BE HAPPIER (VIDEO)
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In the 19-minute video below, Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, shows her new Ibanez signature guitar at Thomann Music's Thomann Gearhead University.
Nita announced the launch of Ibanez JIVA in January via her Facebook page. She wrote: "After years of dreaming, hoping and working, followed by months of planning and preparatio...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 21, 2018 at 9:00 PM||comments (0)|
Guns N' Roses are banking on fans having a voracious appetite with their massive upcoming Appetite for Destruction 30th anniversary reissue. And with the collection coming soon, you can bet there are a number of additions to entice fans, including today's reveal of the previously unseen video for "It's So Easy."
The clip was filmed live at The Cathouse in Los Angeles back in 1989,...Read Full Post »