Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ Trending to Debut at No. 2 on Billboard Charts
Even a new album by Bruce Springsteen may not be enough to toss Adele from the top of the Billboard album sales charts. The magazine reports that ‘Wrecking Ball‘ sold an impressive 200,000 copies in it’s first week of sales, but also that his tally is a few thousand fewer…
David Lee Roth Decries Lack of Stagecraft in Today’s Bands
David Lee Roth has always been as much style as substance, and in an interview with the New York Post, he says today’s bands are lacking that proper mixture — an opinion he says is shared by other (unnamed) artists as well.
David Lee Roth Shows Off His Herding Dogs in New Video
In recent weeks Van Halen fans have been reminded of a number of David Lee Roth‘s other passions and he addresses one — sheep herding — in this video from the Van Halen News Desk. The singer takes viewers through the art of training a dog to herd, mixing in quips that only he could…
Tommy Lee Settles Lawsuit for $400K
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is $400K lighter, but it has nothing to do with his behavior in Las Vegas during the band’s recent residency. Instead, Lee has settled a lawsuit with a former assistant, who sued him for defamation and failure to pay overtime.
Mick Jagger, B.B. King And More Sing ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ With President Obama
Is it possible President Obama is looking to sing his way back into the White House this November? Last night the Commander in Chief was joined on stage by all all-star band that included Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Booker T. Jones. It took some convincing, but the President fro…
Guns N’ Roses Launch New Website
As they prepare for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Guns N’ Roses have launched a new website that eliminates any confusion about where the official source of GNR information is on the web. GunsNRoses.com features recent news, photos, tour dates and the new Nightrain m…
Def Leppard and Poison to Tour Together This Summer
Def Leppard‘s 2012 trip around the globe is turning into a quasi hair band festival. Poison drummer has confirmed rumors started by lead singer Bret Michaels. The two bands will once again hit the road together this summer.
Rolling Stones Urinals Causing Controversy in Germany
German women wouldn’t have an issue with the lip shaped urinals at the recently opened Rolling Stones museum in Lüchow, Germany if they came installed with tongues. That way, the toilet would more accurately resemble the famous lips logo the band has long used in promotional mat…
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen to Release ‘Physical Mechanics’ Fitness DVD
Guitarist Phil Collen is becoming almost as well-known for his six-pack abs as he is for his shredding guitar riffs for Def Leppard.
Neil Young Angered by the Way Today’s Music Sounds
Rock legend Neil Young doesn’t have a bone to pick with the artists of today (well, he may but he didn’t sound off about it this week) but he is upset with the quality of recordings purchased through digital retailers.
Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood To Team Up For Super Bowl Concert
Steven Tyler will once again be a part of the Super Bowl festivities. The Aerosmith rocker and country superstar Carrie Underwood are teaming up to play a ‘CMT Crossroads’ special during the “Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam” on Super Bowl weekend.
Journey Legend Steve Perry Auctions Autographed Albums for Charity
Former Journey singer Steve Perry has put a few pieces of band memorabilia up for auction to help the fight against Parkinson’s Disease.