Fad Diet Blamed for Eddie Van Halen’s Medical Woes
Eddie Van Halen believes alternative medicine cured his cancer — but if a new report is accurate, it also basically blew up his intestines.
Paul McCartney Restores Historic Motown Piano
After decades of disrepair, the ebonies and ivories on a piano used by many of Motown’s biggest acts are living in perfect harmony again — thanks to a repair job paid for by Paul McCartney, who will play the instrument at a benefit gala later this month.
Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon Lead ‘Artists Against Fracking’
In a move that would probably make John Lennon proud — not to mention inspire him to crack a few dirty jokes about “fracking” — Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon brought their Artists Against Fracking coalition to a public forum yesterday (Aug. 29).
Classic Rock Will Rule ‘the Cloud’
Judging from the results of a recent poll, many Americans still have no idea how cloud computing actually works — but once they figure out how to use it, they plan on listening to a whole bunch of classic rock.
Art Garfunkel Overcomes Vocal Paralysis, Is ‘The Singer’ Once More
We’re all classic rock fans here, so we can probably pretty much all agree that the world would be an emptier place without the voice of the guy whose angelic tenor powered ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water.’ But that’s a future that, until relatively recently, we faced thanks to the vocal paralysis that had plagued Art Garfunkel since 2010.
Vince Neil Explodes at Parking Attendants in Profanity-Filled Tirade
‘Shout at the Devil’ or ‘Scream at the Valet’? Motley Crue‘s Vince Neil is happy to do either, as shown by a new video obtained by TMZ.
Def Leppard Forced to Cut Show Short Due to Joe Elliott’s Vocal Issues
Lita Ford told us she was having “too much fun” on tour with Def Leppard, and it appears that all those good times finally caught up with Lep frontman Joe Elliott‘s vocal cords on Monday (Aug. 20).
Iron Maiden Help Out Ex-Drummer Diagnosed with MS
He hasn’t drummed for Iron Maiden since the early ’80s, but Clive Burr is still in his former bandmates’ thoughts. In fact, as bassist Steve Harris revealed during a recent interview, Burr has been the focus of some of Maiden’s main fundraising efforts.
Sebastian Bach and Jon Bon Jovi End Decades-Long Hair Metal Feud
Good news, rock fans: After years of being forced to choose sides in the bitter war between Sebastian Bach and Jon Bon Jovi, you can finally rest easy with the knowledge that two of New Jersey’s most impeccably coiffed frontmen have buried the hatchet.
Alice Cooper Celebrates 40 Years of ‘School’s Out’ with Advice for Students
Four decades ago this month, Alice Cooper released the song that would help define his career — and become an annual staple on rock radio, not to mention graduation playlists, for years to come. We’re talking about ‘School’s Out,’ of course, and Cooper helped celebrate his signature work’s latest anniversary with a Huffington Post editorial titled ‘A Rock Star’s Guide to Coping After Not Getting Y
Paul McCartney Joins the Isley Brothers at Apollo Theater Benefit
There aren’t many concerts that are worth $5,000 a ticket, but the one Paul McCartney played last Saturday (Aug. 11) just might have justified its eyebrow-raising cost of admission.
Olympic Stadium Comes Together for Singalong of Beatles’ ‘All You Need Is Love’
Just over 45 years ago, the Beatles told us “there’s nothing you can do that can’t be done” — and it surely felt that way for the fans and competitors in attendance at the Olympics on Saturday (August 4), when the stadium joined together in a massive singalong rendition of ‘All You Need Is Love.’