Daily Archives: April 15, 2014

Jethro’s Tull’s Ian Anderson Releases New Concept Album, “Homo Erraticus”

Calliandra RecordsIn 2012, Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson released Thick as a Brick II, a sequel to his band's 1972 concept album that was based on a poem written by

Dave Grohl and Wife Expecting Third Child

Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesThe good news just keeps coming for Dave Grohl. Less than a week after Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, People magazine

Report: AC/DC Not on Verge of Retirement

Columbia RecordsAC/DC is not on the verge of retiring, a source told Billboard magazine on Tuesday afternoon, despite recent rumors to the contrary that emerged out of the band's native Australia.

Rumors

New Compilation to Feature Performances from Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble Concert Series

Vanguard RecordsThe third installment in a series of compilations featuring performances from the Midnight Ramble concerts late Band singer/drummer Levon Helm hosted at his home studio and barn in Woodstock, New York,

Packers Free Agency (Updated: 4/15/14)

We are now just 23 days away from the NFL Draft, and I couldn’t be more excited.  The Packers sured up some spots with a few resignees and look primed to become

Nirvana Bass Player Calls All-Female-Fronted Rock Hall of Fame Performance “Good Tribute to Kurt”

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicIn a blog post on Monday, entitled "Punk Rock Gender Parity," Nirvana bass player Krist Novoselic called the band's set last Thursday at its Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Johnny & Edgar Winter, Vanilla Fudge to Perform on Third Annual Rock’n’Blues Fest Tour

Rock Star PRInitial dates have been announced for the third annual Rock'n'Blues Fest tour, which features an impressive lineup of veteran artists, including The Johnny Winter Band, The Edgar Winter

Gregg Allman Set to Play Series of US Solo Shows

Photo: Danny ClinchAfter playing a couple of headlining sets with The Allman Brothers Band over the weekend at the group's annual Wanee Festival, frontman Gregg Allman will now hit

Trouble in AC/DC Land? Rumors of Retirement Swirl

BMGIs AC/DC ready to stop shaking their fans all night long? Rumors out of Australia are suggesting that the band may call it quits due to the illness of

Rolling Stones Announce Itinerary for Down Under Tour

Eagle Rock EntertainmentNew dates and venues for The Rolling Stones' recently postponed concerts in Australia and New Zealand have been announced.

Earlier this month, the band announced its rescheduled Down Under tour would

Ace Frehley Says He Was “Really Honored” to Be Inducted into Rock Hall; Knocks Paul Stanley’s Acceptance Speech

Larry Busacca/Getty ImagesAfter all the drama leading up to the induction of KISS' four original members into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Thursday, the feuding band