Slash Announces 2012 U.S. Tour
Slash has revealed the first dates for a 2012 U.S. tour in support of his upcoming sophomore solo album. The Guns N’ Roses guitar hero will be backed by singer Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.
2012 Grammy Award for Best Blues Album Goes to Tedeschi Trucks Band
Allman Brothers Band guitarist Derek Trucks beat out two of his bandmates to win the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Blues Album this afternoon. He is receiving the honor as part of the Tedeschi Trucks Band for their 2011 album ‘Revelator.’
Paul McCartney Leads Bruce Springsteen, Joe Walsh and Dave Grohl Through ‘Abbey Road’ Medley to Close out 2012 Grammy Awards
Paul McCartney put a big classic rock bow on the 2012 Grammy Awards by performing parts of the famous ‘Abbey Road’ medley with help from Joe Walsh, Bruce Springsteen and Dave Grohl.
Paul McCartney Recruits Joe Walsh for 2012 Grammy Awards ‘My Valentine’ Performance
Paul McCartney enlisted Eagles star Joe Walsh to fill in with some nice classical guitar for a performance of his current single ‘My Valentine.’
Beach Boys Reunite to Perform ‘Good Vibrations’ at the 2012 Grammy Awards
The Beach Boys, complete with their long-absent resident songwriting genius Brian Wilson, reunited on the stage of the 2012 Grammy Awards
Bruce Springsteen Kicks Off 2012 Grammy Awards by Singing ‘We Take Care of Our Own’
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band got the 2011 Grammy Awards off to a suitably overblown start with a big, string-section assisted live rendition of his current single, ‘We Take Care of Our Own.’
Daily Rewind: Motley Crue, Van Halen, Axl Rose + More
Today we start your week off with Mick Mars of Motley Crue being interviewed by us, the Van Halen brothers being interviewed by David Lee Roth and Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses hitting the big 5-0! We’ve also got details on Slash’s second solo album, fun facts on how Fritos can save your life from David Lee Roth, and a look at Rush’s next studio album. Today’s Stories from U...
Van Halen Brothers Interviewed About Their Childhood By David Lee Roth
The long-silent Edward and Alex Van Halen have finally submitted to an interview in support of their new album ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ (reviewed here), and the correspondent they chose for this honor is none other than the one and only “Diamond” David Lee Roth, their very own lead singer.
Mick Mars of Motley Crue Details 2013 Plans, Laughs Off Vince Neil’s Retirement
One the eve of Motley Crue‘s current run of intimate Las Vegas residency shows, we talked to guitarist Mick Mars about the band’s plans for the big event, how he’s progressing with his own solo album, and when fans can possibly expect the next Motley record. (Hint: 2013′s looking like a big year for Crue fanatics.)
Steven Tyler Sits Helplessly as Queen, Rush and Aerosmith Songs Are Attacked on ‘American Idol’
You gotta stand up for your friends, and for yourself. Surely somebody told Aerosmith singer and ‘American Idol‘ judge Steven Tyler that lesson at some point during his childhood. And yet, he sat there passively as three different classic rock songs were savaged by various ‘Idol’ hopefuls in Portland, Oregon, including one of his very own tunes.
Rush Photographer Andrew MacNaughtan Dies
Andrew MacNaughtan, a photographer who worked with Rush among other music stars over a long and successful career, died last week in Los Angeles while working with the Canadian power trio.
Guns N’ Roses Announce Small Club Tour
Guns N’ Roses have announced they will perform an intimate six-date club tour featuring three shows in New York City next month.