Van Halen Brothers Interviewed About Their Childhood By David Lee Roth
The long-silent Edward and Alex Van Halen have finally submitted to an interview in support of their new album ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ (reviewed here), and the correspondent they chose for this honor is none other than the one and only “Diamond” …
Mick Mars of Motley Crue Details 2013 Plans, Laughs Off Vince Neil’s Retirement
One the eve of Motley Crue‘s current run of intimate Las Vegas residency shows, we talked to guitarist Mick Mars about the band’s plans for the big event, how he’s progressing with his own solo album, and when fans can possibly expect the next Motley record. (Hi…
Steven Tyler Sits Helplessly as Queen, Rush and Aerosmith Songs Are Attacked on ‘American …
You gotta stand up for your friends, and for yourself. Surely somebody told Aerosmith singer and ‘American Idol‘ judge Steven Tyler that lesson at some point during his childhood. And yet, he sat there passively as three different classic rock songs were savaged by various ‘Idol&Cl…
Guns N’ Roses Announce Small Club Tour
Guns N’ Roses have announced they will perform an intimate six-date club tour featuring three shows in New York City next month.
Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi Issues Statement on Lymphoma Diagnosis
Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath has issued a thankful and optimistic statement regarding his recent lymphoma diagnosis via his official website. Earlier this week the guitar legend revealed the news through a band-issued press release, prompting an outpouring of support and concern from fans and peers a…
Tony Iommi’s Lymphoma Diagnosis: Rockers and Fans React on Twitter
The news that Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of Lymphoma has sent his peers and fans flocking to Twitter to wish him well in his health battle. Slash and Sebastian Bach were, as usual, among the first to send their best regards to the master of the heav…
Preview Clip of Van Halen’s ‘Tattoo’ Debuts On-Line
A half-minute clip of the new Van Halen single ‘Tattoo‘ has premiered on Amazon UK‘s website. The full song is expected to be released next Tuesday, Jan. 10 as the next major step in the massive promotional campaign that has unfolded on the band’s behalf in the last…
Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi Diagnosed with Lymphoma
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma, and is currently working with doctors to determine the best possible treatment routine.
Van Halen Announce 2012 Tour
Van Halen have announced that they will tour in 2012, with the first tickets going on sale Jan. 10, 2012. How’s that for a slightly-late-but-we’ll-take-it Christmas present?
Jon Bon Jovi Not Dead, Despite Internet Rumor
Jon Bon Jovi would like his fans to know that he is not dead, despite a nasty rumor to that effect which spread around the internet like wildfire today.
Why Van Halen Wasn’t at the Grammy Nominations Broadcast
If, like us, you sat patiently through a fast-paced barrage of pop and modern country music awaiting Van Halen‘s appearance at the Grammy nominations show last night, well, you pretty much wasted your time.
Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen Lead Classic Rock Nominees for 2012 Grammys
Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen were among the relatively small group of classic rockers nominated for 2012 Grammy Awards tonight (Nov. 30). None of them were mentioned on the hour-long televised nominations program, which consisted largely of pop and country music performances.