Monthly Archives: April 2014

Title Track of Upcoming Judas Priest Album, “Redeemer of Souls,” Available Digitally Now

Epic RecordsOn Monday, Judas Priest announced that its long-awaited new studio effort, Redeemer of Souls, will be released on July 15, and also introduced the album's title track via

Sir Ozzy Osbourne?

Causes.com/KnightOzzyOsbourneThere's a movement afoot to have the prince of darkness knighted. British Ozzy Osbourne fan Helen Maidiotis is on a quest to have Osbourne awarded the honor, and has amassed a number

Blondie Debuts Stylish Video for New Song, “Sugar on the Side”

Photo: Danielle St. LaurentBlondie has unveiled an official video for its new song "Sugar on the Side," which appears on the band's upcoming Ghosts of Download studio album that will be released

Eric Clapton Taps Tom Petty, Mark Knopfler, Other Stars for JJ Cale Tribute Album

Bushbranch Records/Surfdog RecordsEric Clapton has called on a variety of famous musicians, including Tom Petty and Mark Knopfler, to help him salute the music of influential singer/songwriter/guitarist JJ Cale with a tribute

Founding Atlanta Rhythm Section Bassist Paul Goddard Dead at 68

Paul Goddard, second from right (Skyline Music)Paul Goddard, the founding bass player for the Atlanta Rhythm Section, died Wednesday "after a brief, sudden illness," according to the band. He was 68.

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Santana Releases Video for “Saideira” from Upcoming Spanish-Language Album “Corazon”

RCA/Sony Latin IberiaSantana's first Spanish-language album, Corazon, is due out next week, but on Tuesday the band premiered the first official music video from the album, for a song called

Ozzy Osbourne Says “No One Looks Like a Rock Star” Today

MSO PROzzy Osbourne worries about the future state of rock 'n' roll. In the new issue of Kerrang!, the 65-year-old rocker -- who has arguably engaged in some of the

British Homebuyers Wooed with Free Elton John Concert

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Ever agree to go check out a timeshare in exchange for a free gift? Well, what if that free gift was an exclusive Elton John concert? Some lucky homebuyers in

John Lennon’s Fireman Coat Sells for $31,250

RykodiscA British fireman coat once owned by John Lennon sold at auction for $31,250 Tuesday.

The blue cropped coat features an asymmetrical design, epaulettes, and silver-tone metal

Jimmy Page to Deliver Commencement Speech at Berklee College of Music

Image credit: Ross HalfinJimmy Page has been tapped to deliver the commencement speech at Boston's Berklee College of Music.

The college announced Tuesday that the 70-year-old former Led Zeppelin guitarist will address the

Geoff Tate to Perform Farewell Queensrÿche Tour This Summer

Miikka Skaffari/FilmMagicGeoff Tate, a co-founder of Queensrÿche and its frontman for more than three decades, will be performing his final concert tour using the band name this summer, he announced

Directors Chat About “Super Duper Alice Cooper” Doc, Which Will Be Screened in U.S. Theaters Tonight

Banger FilmsAfter premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City earlier this month, the new Alice Cooper documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper will be given one-night-only screenings at select U.S.

Keith Richards Featured on New Charity CD/DVD Supporting Music Schools and Programs Around the World

PlayingforChange.comThe Rolling Stones' Keith Richards is one of the many musicians from around the world who are featured on the upcoming third installment of the Playing for Change CD/DVD series, which helps

He Gives Love a Good Name: Jon Bon Jovi Celebrates 25th Wedding Anniversary

Desiree Navarro/WireImage)It's rare to find a marriage in the music world that lasts for five years, let alone 25 years, but now, Jon Bon Jovi can proudly boast that he's achieved

Roger Daltrey, Brian May, Bill Wyman Attend Unveiling of Sir Peter Blake’s New Royal Albert Hall Mural

Image Courtesy of Royal Albert Hall via TwitterA few of the world's biggest rock stars were on hand at London's Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday for the unveiling of a new

Scorpions Drummer James Kottak Sentenced to Jail in Dubai for Insulting Islam, Public Drunkenness

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty ImagesJames Kottak, longtime drummer for famed German heavy-metal band The Scorpions, just got stung by the Dubai legal system. According to Dubai newspaper The National,

The Kinks’ Dave Davies Says New Solo Album, Documentary and Shows Are in the Works

Courtesy of Dave DaviesAs Kinks fans continue to wait for word about whether the Davies brothers finally will team up for a reunion project, guitarist Dave Davies has revealed that he has

Andy Summers Says New Group Circa Zero Rocks Harder Than The Police

Union Entertainment GroupPolice guitarist Andy Summers is back with a new band called Circa Zero, a collaboration with Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Rob Giles, who previously played in the group The Rescues.