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.
Van Halen, ‘As Is’ – Lyrics Uncovered
The story behind the lyrics to Van Halen‘s new song ‘As Is’ is more entertaining than the song itself, and that’s not a criticism of the song. In the video below, David Lee Roth explains how the song is about a car the band used in their early days and why…
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.
Van Halen to Be Subject of Uncensored Howard Stern Special
Interviews from nearly every member of Van Halen will be included amongst the five hours of airtime Howard Stern is dedicating to the tumultuous history of the band. This Tuesday (Feb. 7) Stern will air ‘The Whole Truth: The Howard Stern/Van Halen Special’ on Sirius/XM Radio.
Elton John to Star Alongside ‘X Factor’ Winner Melanie Amaro in Super Bowl Commercial
Elton John is a king holding court over a crowd of jokers and jesters in an upcoming Super Bowl commercial for Pepsi. He and ‘X Factor‘ winner Melanie Amaro recently filmed the spot, and shared behind the scenes footage of the ad.
Van Halen’s ‘The Trouble With Never’ Song Preview Emerges
British fans of Van Halen can purchase two new songs from ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ which are so far unavailable in the United States. ‘Blood and Fire’ is available on the UK Amazon, as is an until now unreleased song called ‘The Trouble With Neve…
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.
Bruce Springsteen Announces 2012 U.S. Tour Dates
Bruce Springsteen has announced 19 dates for a spring 2012 tour with the E Street Band. Tickets for most shows go on sale this Friday (Jan. 27), and the tour kicks off on March 18 in Atlanta, Ga.
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.