Steven Tyler Calls Passing of Houston A ‘Terrible Loss’
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler is of course, no stranger to addiction and commented on the passing of Whitney Houston, who had struggled over the years with her own issues, calling it a “terrible loss.”
Quiet Riot ’83 US Festival Performance Headed to DVD
Metalheads and music fans alike will celebrate the news that Shout! Factory has acquired rights to release audio and video recordings from the legendary US Festival. Among the initial offerings will be the release of Quiet Riot’s performance, captured at ‘Heavy Metal Day&CloseC…
Yes Bassist Chris Squire: ‘We Will Work Together In The Future’ With Jon Anderson
With lineup shuffles, the past and present roster of Yes numbers 18 members in total, the latest addition being newly recruited lead vocalist Jon Davison. Founding bassist and vocalist Chris Squire chalks it up to the group being like any other family – things happen and people come and people…
Steven Van Zandt Says Television Success Was ‘Unexpected’
If Steven Van Zandt is forever best known as the guitarist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, he’ll be perfectly fine with that. After all, the checks associated with that distinction are probably more than okay, right?
Yes Recruit New Singer For Upcoming Tour Dates
Perpetual change has been a key theme in the more than 40 years that Yes have been performing as a unit. In the latest chapter, it appears that vocalist Benoit David, himself a replacement for original lead singer Jon Anderson, has been replaced.
New Thin Lizzy Album Is ‘Pretty Damned Likely’
It’s been more than a quarter-century since the passing of Thin Lizzy vocalist Phil Lynott. Now it appears that there might be new music on the way from the Lynott-less edition of the band, which has kept his legacy alive since reuniting in 1996.
New Aerosmith Album ‘May Take You Back To Places You Used To Know’
Now that Aerosmith have finally gotten down to the business the music do the talking on their long awaited new album, it’s sounding more and more like it has the legs to be a future classic. Additionally, it’s possible that ‘Smith vocalist Steven Tyler mig…
Phil Collen Says Def Leppard Will Have New Music This Summer
With Def Leppard beginning to tune up for another summer of touring (a co-headlining tour with Poison is rumored), guitarist Phil Collen says they’ll hit the road with at least a little bit of new music to share with the fans.
Survivor Sues Newt Gingrich For Using ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Without Permission
After recently reuniting with lead singer Jimi Jamison, a member of Survivor has now gone to court to protect one of the group’s best known songs, ‘Eye of the Tiger,’ from being used by Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich.
Guns N’ Roses Plan ‘Big Stuff’ for the Future, Says Tommy Stinson
Having recently wrapped up a triumphant return to U.S. soil with a slew of arena dates, Guns N’ Roses bassist Tommy Stinson says that the band’s forthcoming activity will find them engaging in “big stuff” that will be exciting for GN&CloseC…
The Eagles’ Joe Walsh Firming Up Release Plans For New Solo Album
Now that Joe Walsh has officially wrapped up ‘Analog Man,’ his first album of new solo material in 20 years, he’s planning to release it in May or June.
Bruce Springsteen at His ‘Angriest’ on Upcoming Album
Bruce Springsteen has always put his thoughts and concerns about current events front and center in his lyrics and according to insider reports, his forthcoming album will find him speaking rather loudly on a number of subjects.