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Guns N' Roses Announce 'Sweet Child O' Mine' Children's Book

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Before they started pumping out some of rock's most anthemic power-ballads, Guns N' Roses were known as "the most dangerous band in the world." They've evidently softened up a bit over the years, and have now even announced a children's book named after the Appetite for Destruction hit, "Sweet Child O' Mine," in collaboration with author James Patterson.


The rockers announced ...

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How ZZ Top's First European Show 'Lit the Fuse' for Worldwide Fame

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

ZZ Top played their first-ever show in Europe on April 19, 1980. Just to make a potentially nerve-racking experience even more stressful, the concert was also broadcast live on German national television.


The Texas-bred trio rose to the occasion, delivering a powerful 22-song set that introduced them to millions ...

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Ozzy Osbourne Says 'Ordinary Man' Happened By Accident

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (2)

Ozzy Osbourne says that his acclaimed new studio album "Ordinary Man" happened by accident, that he has no intention of making a new record.


The album came at the urging of producer Andrew Watt after Ozzy had worked with him on the Post Malone single "Take What You Want". Ozzy and Watt recruited Guns N' Roses' Du...

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Posted on May 6, 2020 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

On June 19, Rhino Records will release The Rock Album by Whitesnake - a new collection that features revisited, remixed and remastered versions of the group’s best rock songs.

Listen to the 2020 remix of "Give Me All Your Love" below:



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Brian May Says a 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Sequel 'Would Be Difficult'

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Brian May is throwing cold water on the idea of a Bohemian Rhapsody sequel.


“We don’t really think there’s another movie there. That’s the long and the short of it,” the guitarist declared during an interview with Rolling Stone. “I think we should lo...

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Iron Maiden launch new range of football shirts

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

n November last year, Iron Maiden teamed up with West Ham United for a new football kit design.


The Die With Your Boots On partnership saw the band’s logo displayed on the front of the English Premier League outfit’s claret and sky blue shirt, with the shorts featuring the club crest and ‘IMFC&#...

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ACCEPT Is Working On New Music

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (2)

German/American metallers ACCEPT are writing and recording material for a new studio album.


ACCEPT's next disc will be the follow-up to 2017's "The Rise Of Chaos", which marked the band's first release with guitarist Uwe Lulis and drummer Christopher Williams, replacing Herman Frank and Stefan Schwarzmann, respec...

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'Bill & Ted Face the Music' Want Fan Videos to Include in Upcoming Movie

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Bill & Ted Face the Music is due to be released this summer. But there's one thing the filmmakers still need to complete the long-awaited Bill & Ted sequel, and that's the participation of fans. Want a chance to be in the movie? The film is now accepting video submissions of moviegoers' best rockstar moves.


Ready to rock out with Bill and Ted? It doesn't matter i...

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L.A. Guns Share Lyric Video For New Song 'Let You Down'

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

L.A. Guns, featuring Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns, have released a brand new single called 'Let You Down' and an accompanying lyric video for the track.


The song was written and recorded this past month as the band works on their forthcoming album, but they liked the song so much they decided to release it right aw...

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Posted on May 5, 2020 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick shares some of his memories and memorabilia from the Hot In The Shade Tour on the 30th anniversary of the tour kickoff in Lubbock, Texas on May 4th 1990.



The Hot In The Shade Tour was the last tour with drummer Eric C...

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Aerosmith's Joe Perry Compares COVID-19 to a World War

Posted on May 5, 2020 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry didn’t mince words when addressing the coronavirus’ effect on society.


"I would say this is as close to a world war as you could get, in a lot of ways," Perry said during a conversation with Boston radio station WBUR. "If you tick off the boxes, it is a world war. Basical...

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IRON MAIDEN's ADRIAN SMITH: How I've Been Spending The Coronavirus Downtime (Video)

Posted on May 5, 2020 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (2)

IRON MAIDEN has uploaded a six-minute video in which guitarist Adrian Smith and the band's "Killer Krew" reveal how they have been making the most of their coronavirus downtime.


IRON MAIDEN's longtime manager Rod Smallwood recently urged everyone to listen to the experts when it comes to deciding how to respond t...

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Posted on May 5, 2020 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Metallica's All Within My Hands charitable foundation has typically found time during the month of May to urge fans to take part in a day of service, helping out at food banks across the country. This year, with the Covid-19 pandemic affecting the world, the band has refocused their charitable efforts, announcing plans for a May Mo...

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Rolling Stones Launch Extra Licks Streaming Series

Posted on May 5, 2020 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The Rolling Stones launched their new, limited-edition weekly streaming concert series, "Extra Licks", on May 3 with footage from the band's 2016 film, "Ole Ole Ole!: A Trip Across Latin America."


The first of six concert films from throughout the band's career - available digitally for the first time - delivered...

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Posted on May 5, 2020 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)

On June 19, Rhino Records will release The Rock Album by Whitesnake - a new collection that features revisited, remixed and remastered versions of the group’s best rock songs. A new lyric video for the song "Restless Heart" can be seen below:





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Tony Iommi 'Not Opposed' to Playing Black Sabbath Show

Posted on May 5, 2020 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Black Sabbath played their final show on Feb. 4, 2017 in their native Birmingham, England, but might the door be open for a one-off performance? Guitarist Tony Iommi told Eddie Trunk on his SiriusXM Trunk Nation show that he's not opposed to it.


As heard in the player below, Iommi says, "I think that it would be ...

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NITA STRAUSS's Second Solo Album Will Feature 'A Guest Singer Or Two On A Couple Of Songs'

Posted on May 5, 2020 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, spoke to Heavy New York about the progress of the songwriting nad recording sessions for her second solo album. Strauss's upcoming disc, which is tentatively due in late 2020, will be the follow-up to her first solo LP, "Controlled Chaos", released in 20...

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Brian Johnson sends message to AC/DC fans during Bonfest celebrations

Posted on May 5, 2020 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Brian Johnson has sent a message to AC/DC fans as part of this year’s Bonfest celebrations. You cn check it out here:



The event organised by DD8 Music is dedicated to late AC/DC vocalist Bon Scott and is usually held in Kirriemuir, Scotland, wher...

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How David Fincher Saved Billy Idol's 'Cradle of Love' Video

Posted on May 5, 2020 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

In spring of 1990, Billy Idol was supposed to be preparing for the release of his Charmed Life album. Instead, the rocker was relearning how to walk.


On Feb. 6, 1990, Idol was riding his motorcycle through Hollywood around 8:30 in the morning when he ran a stop sign and collided with a car. The singer was rushed ...

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Journey Forced To Cancel 2020 Tour

Posted on May 5, 2020 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Journey have announced that they have been forced to cancel their 2020 tour plans due to the restrictions from the shutdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.


The band's Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain and Arnel Pineda had this to say, "There is no greater thrill for us than playing for our incredibly devoted audience, b...

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