Glenn Hughes Discusses Deep Purple’s Legacy and Rock Hall Snub
The spotlight is on Deep Purple this year, as their classic album ‘Machine Head’ turns 40. The metal pioneers will be saluted by a number of rock icons on the ‘Re-Machined – A Tribute to Deep Purple’s Machine Head‘ tribute disc that’s due Sept. 25. Former Purple singer Glenn Hughes spoke to Noisecre…
Bret Michaels Explains Why Slash Didn’t Fit In With Poison
Could you imagine how different Poison would sound if Slash was their guitarist? Or how the former Guns N’ Roses star would look with poofy hair and tons of makeup? Well, the top-hatted one did in fact try out for the job, and as you might expect it wasn’t a perfect m…
Early Recordings from Ringo Starr’s Pre-Beatles Band Unearthed
Before there were the Beatles, Richard Starkey was a group called Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. The drummer, who would go on to change his name to Ringo Starr, recorded with the band before joining the Fab Four, and now some of those early recordings have surfaced after more than 50 years.
Rolling Stones Reportedly Set to Play Four Shows in 2012
The Rolling Stones‘ Mick Jagger hinted earlier this year that “autumn” would be the next time he thought we’d see the band onstage. It now looks as though that prediction is pretty spot on, as Billboard reports that the band are in the process of lin…
Sammy Hagar, Geoff Tate + David Coverdale Among Honorees at Vegas Rocks Awards
Some of rock’s greats were on hand Sunday night (Aug. 26) in Las Vegas for the third annual Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Awards. Sammy Hagar, Geoff Tate, and David Coverdale of Whitesnake were among the top honorees taking home hardware for their efforts at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hot…
Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen Recalls His First Musical Memory
Sometimes it’s a guitar lick, sometimes it’s seeing someone on TV, but for Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen, his first musical memory came from his father and an accidental stage appearance.
Rolling Stones 1965 Concert Film Release Plans Announced
What do the New York Film Festival and the Rolling Stones have in common? They’re both turning 50 this year, and the festival has decided to fall in line with everyone else saluting the Stones by announcing the world premiere and home video release of ‘The Rolling Stones: Charl…
Joe Walsh Reflects on His Guitar Beginnings
The guitar has been pretty good to Joe Walsh over the years and Walsh has responded in kind with a number of memorable licks that stand with the best in rock history. Walsh took a few moments with Guitar World to reflect on the instrument that’s given him so much and what got him sta…
The Who’s Roger Daltrey Selling 1976 Tour T-Shirt for Teenage Cancer Trust Charity
How much would you give for a piece of rock and roll history? The Who‘s Roger Daltrey wants to know, as he’s attempting to continue his support of the Teenage Cancer Trust charity by putting up his 1976 green tour t-shirt on the block.
Tropical Storm Isaac Forces Journey to Postpone Concert
Journey don’t want to go up against Isaac — Tropical Storm Isaac, that is — and the band has postponed their Tuesday performance (Aug. 28) in Lafayette, La. as a result.
Journey Accept Big Money Offer to Play Mitt Romney’s Fundraiser
Journey won’t stop believing in the power of the almighty greenback, as the band will head to Florida this week to take part in a private Mitt Romney fundraising event.
Pete Townshend Talks Makeup with the Spice Girls
The Who‘s Pete Townshend has penned a lengthy update on his summer activities, and reveals that arguably the band’s biggest moment of the summer months almost didn’t happen.