Nikki Sixx Dubs Kirk Cameron ‘A-Hole of the Week’ Over Gay Marriage Comments
This may wind up being the most unexpected Twitter feud of 2012.
Slash Labels Guns N’ Roses Hall of Fame Reunion ‘Rumor’
Never one to promote certainty, the members of Guns N’ Roses have once again left fans wondering if a full reunion is likely or even possible when they’re inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April. Slash doesn’t deny Dizzy Reed’s claim that the band is getting back together for one night in Cleveland, but he hardly confirms it.
Guns N’ Roses Launch New Website
As they prepare for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Guns N’ Roses have launched a new website that eliminates any confusion about where the official source of GNR information is on the web. GunsNRoses.com features recent news, photos, tour dates and the new Nightrain membership section.
Van Halen Inspired Student Suspended For ‘Hot For Teacher’ Essay
An Oakland University student has faculty staff deciding if his ‘Hot For Teacher’ essay, based on the 1984 Van Halen hit of the same name, is an example of intimidating behavior, or an example of a student following instructions. Joseph Corlett, a 56-year-old student from Orion Township, Mich. has been suspended for a journal he turned in to his Advanced Critical Writing instructor, detailing how
Def Leppard and Poison to Tour Together This Summer
Def Leppard‘s 2012 trip around the globe is turning into a quasi hair band festival. Poison drummer has confirmed rumors started by lead singer Bret Michaels. The two bands will once again hit the road together this summer.
Van Halen to Be Subject of Uncensored Howard Stern Special
Interviews from nearly every member of Van Halen will be included amongst the five hours of airtime Howard Stern is dedicating to the tumultuous history of the band. This Tuesday (Feb. 7) Stern will air ‘The Whole Truth: The Howard Stern/Van Halen Special’ on Sirius/XM Radio.
Van Halen Warm Up For Tour With Secret Show in Los Angeles
Last night in Los Angeles, Van Halen gave critics and industry types even more reason to be optimistic about the upcoming U.S. tour. The band played for over an hour at Henson Studios in Hollywood, including three new cuts from ‘A Different Kind of Truth‘ amongst the greatest hits set list.
Van Halen’s ‘The Trouble With Never’ Song Preview Emerges
British fans of Van Halen can purchase two new songs from ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ which are so far unavailable in the United States. ‘Blood and Fire’ is available on the UK Amazon, as is an until now unreleased song called ‘The Trouble With Never.’
Bruce Springsteen Close to Announcing New Album, Tour Dates
The new Bruce Springsteen album will have social overtones, and will include “new textures and styles.” Rolling Stone reports that the rocker is nearly ready to unveil his 17th studio album and tour dates with the E Street Band. Information about the new single, “We Take Care of Our Own,’ has also been revealed.
Jimmy Fallon Combines David Bowie and Tim Tebow to Form ‘Tebowie’
A strange and vaguely familiar character was introduced during last night’s episode of ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.’ The talk-show host married the looks of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow and early-70s David Bowie into one, glamorous yet reverent character called “Tebowie.”
Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars From His Collection to L.A. Public Schools
Suddenly band class in Los Angeles just got a whole lot cooler. Eddie Van Halen has donated 75 guitars from his personal collection to music programs in the L.A. area. The rocker teamed up with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation to provide instruments to schools without enough for students to play.
John Fogerty On Creedence Clearwater Revival: ‘I Guess There’s No Reunion Then’
John Fogerty revealed he’s been working on a new solo album that could include an all-star lineup of guest appearances. The odds of him patching things up with former Creedence Clearwater Revival bandmates for this project, a separate project or a future tour remain slimmer than Vanilla Ice being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (Sad thing is, even he might get in before Rush or Kiss.