See the Press Clipping for the First Rolling Stones Concert, 50 Years Ago
On July 12, 1962 something monumental happened. A band calling themselves the Rolling Stones took to the stage for the first time. You can see a press announcement for that gig right here.
Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Peter Green to Release Rare 2001 Album ‘Blues Don’t Change’
A CD by the Peter Green Splinter Group, featuring former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Peter Green, which was previously only sold at live shows will now see the light of day as a standard release.
KISS’ ‘Destroyer’ Deluxe Edition Set for August 21 Release
As previously announced, the classic Kiss album ‘Destroyer’ is getting the deluxe treatment. According to Bravewords, a release date has finally been set for August 21. The 35th anniversary deluxe edition will be a two-CD set that will include rare material…
Pearl Jam Cover Pink Floyd, Van Halen and the Who at Berlin Concert
Third generation classic rockers Pearl Jam paid tribute to a few of classic rock giants at their show on July 5 in Berlin, Germany. Performing at the Berlin O2 Arena, the alt rock legends dished out a few surprises including a straight up rendition of the Pink Floyd ‘Wall’ clas…
Prog Magazine Announces First Annual Progressive Music Awards
ProgMagazine, an offshoot of the UK mag Classic Rock, has announced details on its inaugural Progressive Music Awards. Co-sponsored by Orange Amplification, the awards celebrate a long-underserved genre that has, in recent years, finally been getting its due.
Original Spider From Mars Talks About Split From Bowie
In July 1973, David Bowie shocked fans when he announced that he was breaking up the Spiders From Mars and retiring the Ziggy character. Bowie’s reasons for this has long been a mystery. However, a new interview gives a possible explanation.
AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Explains the Dangers of On-Stage Cannons
AC/DC front man Brian Johnson is your average ordinary bloke. He likes fast cars, fast women, rock and roll and cannons. But those cannons, as featured during the band’s powerful stages shows, aren’t always his best friend.
New Wave Icons Blondie and Devo Announce 2012 Tour
Two of the most iconic bands of the late ’70s and early ’80s, Blondie and Devo, are combining forces for a short summer tour. The ‘Whip It To Shreds’ tour (get it?!) will kick off Sept. 7 outside Seattle and wrap up in Chicago on Sept. 26.
The Rolling Stones Hit The Ten Million Fan Mark On Facebook
While it may not define eternal “satisfaction,” the Rolling Stones have hit a high mark when it comes to the world of Facebook. They recently hit the ten million “like” mark. To acknowledge the milestone, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Wa…
Ringo Starr Loses Personal Beatles Photo Collection
To paraphrase one of his more famous solo songs, “All he’s got is a photograph,” and now, Ringo Starr doesn’t even have quite as many of those anymore, having apparently lost some important Beatles photographs.
Queen Movie Close to Landing An A-List Director
The long gestating movie about Queen seems to be one step closer to reality, with reports suggesting that director Stephen Frears (‘Dangerous Liasons,’ ‘High Fidelity,’ ‘the Grifters,’ ‘The Queen’) is in the runn…
Slash Announces New Round of Summer 2012 Tour Dates
Slash, the world’s busiest guitar hero, will soon be hitting the road in support of his new album, ‘Apocalyptic Love.’ Just to make sure he’s never got a free moment, he’s added a whole bunch of dates to his schedule.