Journey’s Neal Schon to Release Solo Album, ‘The Calling’
Every once in a while Neal Schon takes a break from being Journey‘s guitarist and explores a different side of his creativity. The latest fruits of his labor, ‘The Calling,’ his seventh solo album, will be released on Frontiers Records on Oct. 23.
New Jimmy Page Book Compiles Interviews with Led Zeppelin Legend
Throughout his career, rock legend Jimmy Page has never been much for publicity. However, journalist Brad Tolinski has been fortunate enough to interview the guitar god many times over the past 20 years and has compiled those chats into a new book, ‘Light & Shade: Conversations with Ji…
Lita Ford Reports She’s Having ‘Too Much Fun’ on Tour with Def Leppard and Poison
After a break of nearly three weeks, Lita Ford is looking forward to getting back out on the road. In a new interview, Ford talks about what it was like being on the road for much of June and July on the ‘Rock of Ages’ Tour with Def Leppard and Poison.
Beach Boys Documentary to be Released on DVD and Blu-ray
A documentary celebrating the Beach Boys‘ 50th anniversary will soon be available. ‘The Beach Boys: Doin’ it Again’ will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on Aug. 28.
Neil Young Joins All-Star Lineup for Central Park Benefit Concert
The Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park will play host to a massive rock concert on Sept. 29, with the likes of Neil Young and Foo Fighters headlining. The Global Festival hopes to raise awareness and funds to end global poverty.
Neil Young Honors Bob Dylan + Other Classic Rockers With New Song, ‘Twisted Road’
Neil Young remains one of the most unpredictable men in rock music. At the opening show of his new tour with Crazy Horse in Albuquerque, N.M. on Friday (Aug. 3), he debuted six songs, yet only one of them was from his most recent album, ‘Americana.’ In addition, he also chose to leave ‘Albuquerque,’…
Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball Tour Broken Down By Numbers
Have you ever gone to a stadium concert and wondered just how many people were responsible in putting the show on and making it run smoothly? Thanks to a new letter from Bruce Springsteen‘s tour director, we’ve learned that it’s a lot more complex than Jackson B…
J. Geils Sues Former Bandmates for the Rights to the Name ‘J. Geils Band’
After the news two weeks ago that four members of the J. Geils Band would be touring without their namesake, John Geils, we should have seen this coming. Geils has filed suit against the other men, citing trademark infringement and deceptive business practices.
Supertramp Tribute Album to Feature Progressive Rock Legends
Aug. 14 will see the release of ‘Songs Of The Century: An All-Star Tribute To Supertramp‘ from Cleopatra Records. The album will feature the “All-Star Prog Collective,” which is comprised of members of Yes, Asia and XTC, and many others performing 11 classics …
Gregg Allman: There Are No Leaders in the Allman Brothers Band
Despite being the singer in a group that bears his surname, Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band swears he is not the leader. In a new interview, the 64-year old says that the music, not any one person, is in charge.
Sammy Hagar and Members of Aerosmith To Guest on New Season of ‘That Metal Show’
The 11th season of VH1 Classic’s ‘That Metal Show’ gets underway on Aug. 11. Co-host Eddie Trunk has, on his blog, unveiled the list of musicians that will appear in the upcoming weeks.
Bruce Springsteen Performs ‘Jungleland’ for the First Time Since Clarence Clemons’ Death
Of all the songs in Bruce Springsteen‘s extensive catalog, the one that could have expected to be permanently retired following the death of Clarence Clemons was ‘Jungleland.’ Its defining characteristic – a two-minute, 20-second saxophone solo — was Cle…