Journey’s ‘Faithfully’ Performed by Tony Vincent and Justin Hopkins on ‘The Voice’
Journey‘s tear-jerker hit ‘Faithfully’ was the focus of a fierce battle round on Monday’s episode of ‘The Voice,’ when Tony Vincent and Justin Hopkins both took the stage for an emotional run-through of the tune that left coach Cee Lo Green with a difficult decision to make: Which singer would he send to the next round, and which would he send home?
2012 Grammy Awards Performances
The 2012 Grammy Awards finally arrived Sunday night, and while classic rockers weren’t up for many awards on the big night, they were well represented onstage. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and the Beach Boys all turned in top-shelf performances.
Jeff Beck Loses to Foo Fighters for Best Rock Album 2012 Grammy Award
Jeff Beck was the classic rocker up for perhaps the most prestigious award at the 2012 Grammy Awards, but modern rockers Foo Fighters took home the trophy. The Foo Fighters album ‘Wasting Light’ beat out Beck’s ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul’ to win the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Rock Album.
Rolling Stones Unearth ‘Tattoo You’ Tour Concert Through Archives Site
The Rolling Stones have issued the second concert from the Rolling Stones Archives, an official online portal to ”listen to unheard music, view unseen photographs and films, and look at rare merchandise” that the band created late last year. The latest offering, which was posted online today (Jan. 31), is ‘Hampton Coliseum: Live 1981,’ a digital-only collection that documents the band’s Dec. 18, 1
Mountain’s Leslie West Performs for First Time Since Leg Amputation
Former Mountain guitarist Leslie West heroically rolled onto the stage of New York’s BB King Blues Club Tuesday night (Jan. 31) to perform in public for the first time since he was forced to have his lower right leg amputated as a result of diabetes complications.
Aerosmith Guitarist Joe Perry: New Record ‘Has a Feel Like Some of the Early Stuff’
Are Aerosmith going retro on their new album, the as-yet-untitled platter that’s due to surface later this year? If ’Smith guitarist Joe Perry‘s recent comments are any indication of the direction the album is taking, that question could be answered with a resounding “yes.”
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Doobie Brothers Set for 2012 Simple Man Cruise
Lynyrd Skynyrd have signed on host and curate the 2012 Simple Man Cruise, a floating rock ‘n’ roll party set for Oct. 27-31 on Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest luxury liner, the Pearl. The cruise, which sets sail from Miami, will feature about a dozen different bands rocking the ship, including Skynyrd, the Doobie Brothers and up-and-coming Southern rockers like Blackberry Smoke and the Dirty Guv’na
AC/DC Singer Reveals Bandmate’s Health Issues Held Up Work on New Albumd
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson says that an illness suffered by one of his bandmates may have temporarily put plans for a new album by the legendary rockers on hold. He wouldn’t go into specifics about which member or what the illness is, but he did say it’s not terminal and that the afflicted member is on the path to recovery.
Steven Tyler Drops $4.8 Million on Hawaiian Retreat
Steven Tyler has purchased a two-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom home on Hawaii’s Maui island for $4.8 million — and believe it or not, he got quite a deal on it. The 3,000-square-foot pad was listed for $6.5 million.
Black Sabbath Still Set To Rock Download Fest Despite Tony Iommi’s Cancer Diagnosis
Black Sabbath will indeed go ahead and with their scheduled headlining set at this summer’s Download Festival in England, despite the recent announcement that Tony Iommi is battling lymphoma. The guitarist revealed just two weeks ago that he had been diagnosed with early stages of the cancer and is in the process of working with doctors to determine the best course of treatment.
Iron Maiden Documents Massive Chilean Concert on ‘En Vivo!’ DVD
Iron Maiden have announced a March 26 release date for ‘En Vivo!,’ a DVD capturing their April 11, 2011 concert in front of 50,000 raucous fans at the Estadio Nacional, in Santiago, Chile.
Steven Tyler Set To Appear on ‘Ellen Degeneres’
‘American Idol’ returns Wednesday (Jan. 18) and Thursday with a two-night season premiere, and in advance of that momentous TV event ‘Idol’ judge Steven Tyler is doing the promotional rounds. First up is an appearance on Tuesday’s (Jan. 17) episode of ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show,’ where the Aerosmith singer will sit down for a chat.