ZZ Top Amassed ’20 CDs of Starter Material’ Before Creating ‘La Futura’
ZZ Top aren’t exactly the “turn around a new album every year” kind of band anymore, but even by their standards, their latest stint between records was rather long. Part of the reason for that is the perfectionist streak that went into the ‘La Futura’ disc, courtesy of…
Ted Nugent Readies Third Annual ‘Kamp for Kids’ Event
The period for summer camp is just about over, but that’s okay for Ted Nugent as the fall is really the time for him to enjoy the outdoors. The singer has booked Saturday, Sept. 15 for his third annual ‘Kamp for Kids‘ outdoor activity day in Yankton, S.D.
Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Faces Possible Lawsuit over Drum Rollercoaster
The drum rollercoaster has become a major attraction at Motley Crue‘s live shows, but there’s someone ready to challenge the notion that Tommy Lee or the band came up with the idea on their own.
Elton John Bassist Bob Birch Dead of Apparent Suicide
Bob Birch, a long-time member of Elton John‘s band, was discovered dead Wednesday (Aug. 15) of an apparent suicide. The bassist had performed with John for two decades, and also worked with many other music legends.
Led Zeppelin, Queen, Deep Purple Stars Join Forces for ‘Sunflower Jam’ Benefit Show
Start making travel plans for Sept. 16, as London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to the 2012 edition of the Sunflower Jam. The event is a night filled with music performances that will be hosted by actor Jeremy Irons.
Slash Praises Ours’ Jimmy Gnecco, But Velvet Revolver Singer Search Continues
Slash remains out on tour as a solo artist, albeit with the very capable Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators serving as his band, but the questions about Velvet Revolver‘s future still remain.
Charlie Watts Voices Concerns Over Rolling Stones Tour Length
At this point, it’s expected that the Rolling Stones will reunite onstage to celebrate their 50th anniversary, but how long they’ll tour remains a sticking point.
Bret Michaels Eyeing Big Screen Biopic on His Life
Poison singer Bret Michaels has enjoyed an interesting life that’s included being a rock star, appearing in several reality television shows, and working behind the scenes with his own film-production company.
Bruce Springsteen Tacks on Late Fall 2012 North American Dates
Bruce Springsteen has certainly made the most of touring in Europe this summer, but “The Boss” will be back in the good ol’ U.S. of A. this fall.
Kiss’ Gene Simmons Explains ‘Monster’ Album Release Delay
There was a lot of optimism for the summer when Kiss and Motley Crue announced their joint tour earlier this year. Kiss were wrapping up the ‘Monster’ album and Motley Crue were making plans to trot out a single called ‘Sex’ to go coincide with the start of their collaborativ…
Kiss Unveil World’s First Global Language-Accessible Fan Hub
Kiss want to make sure the word gets out on their summer run with Motley Crue and what better way to do that than breaking down some of the language barriers that separate us in the world.
Cheap Trick Snag Aerosmith Guitarist Brad Whitford for Guest Appearance in Boston
When you’re a headliner, you’re awarded certain privileges. When you’re playing your hometown, you probably even get more favorable treatment. And if you’re a band as big as Aerosmith and your opening act is the equally impressive Cheap Trick, you’ve got to take advanta…