Deep Purple ‘Re-Machined’ Tribute Features Jimmy Barnes-Joe Bonamassa Trailer
As far as tribute albums go, the upcoming Deep Purple ‘Re-Machined: A Tribute to Machine Head‘ should be a pretty solid effort. Sporting acts like Metallica, Iron Maiden, Chickenfoot and Carlos Santana, it looks as though no effort was wasted in getting some top performers.
Beatles, Rolling Stones, Doors + CCR Feature in ‘Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers’ Special
If you’re looking for a reason to stay in tonight, PBS has it as their ‘My Music’ series served up ‘Ed Sullivan’s Top Performers.’ The special, airing on PBS stations across the country, takes a look back at the longtime var…
Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Recalls Providing Haven for Sammy Hagar
The great thing about making a solid living in music and entertainment is the ability it gives you to live near people doing the same thing. Though their styles may be different, Grateful Dead‘s Bob Weir can look down the street and occasionally catch sight of the “Red Rocker&CloseCurlyD…
Deep Purple’s ‘Machine Head’ Album Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue
With renewed interest in Deep Purple as the band makes plans for 2013, there’s something special that will precede their new album and future touring. EMI has announced that the band’s ‘Machine Head’ album will receive a 40th Anniversary reissue …
Eddie Van Halen Says Bassist-Son Wolfgang Van Halen Is ‘Just One of the Band’
Van Halen‘s extensive tour schedule has given Eddie Van Halen access to his son that most fathers don’t have with their children, and the guitar great says that having Wolfgang on the road has changed the dynamic of their relationship a little bit.
Rolling Stones Celebrate 50 Years With New Video Montage
Most of us weren’t able to travel to London’s Somerset House to celebrate the Rolling Stones‘ 50th Anniversary last month, so a new video the band has posted will have to do.
Rod Stewart Tells His Story in ‘Rod: The Autobiography’
Rod Stewart has lived a colorful life, and fans will get a chance to dig a little deeper into his story via the new book ‘Rod: The Autobiography.”
Nicko McBrain Admits Iron Maiden Can’t Play as Fast Anymore
Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain admits that the band’s current live runs through some of the songs from their famous catalog can’t be done at the same tempos anymore, simply because they’ve gotten older.
Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe’s ‘Barcelona’ Work Now Backed by Orchestra
Was there anyone in rock that had the range and the voice of late Queen singer Freddie Mercury? While most know him from his work with Queen, he did step out to explore his voice in a different style with the solo album ‘Barcelona.’
Van Halen Tour Misses Australia, But Ready to ‘Jump’ to Japan
Van Halen are definitely in demand, which can lead to a few bumps in the road when trying to schedule a world tour. Though the group did reveal plans to visit Japan this year a little while back, it looks as though they’ve not been able to nail down anything where Australia is concer…
Deep Purple Announced for Wacken Open Air 2013
Though the world is still mourning the death of Jon Lord, the music continues to live on with the current lineup of Deep Purple. While it’s been since 2005 since we’ve had a new record, there is some good news for the band and their future.
Paul McCartney Cheers on Great Britain Women Cyclers, Leads ‘Hey Jude’ Sing-Along
Muse may have the official theme of the London Olympic Games, but it’s beginning to feel like ‘Hey Jude’ may be closer to the hearts of those in attendance.