Monthly Archives: May 2014

Watch KISS, Peter Gabriel, Nirvana & More Honored on HBO’s 2014 Rock Hall of Fame Induction Special on Saturday

Kevin Kane/WireImage for Rock and Roll Hall of FameThis past April 10, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame held its annual induction ceremony for the first time in Brooklyn, New

Marty Balin to Reunite with Ex-Jefferson Starship Band Mate Slick Aguilar at NYC Show This Week

Photo: Mike ThutFormer Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship singer Marty Balin currently has just one concert on his schedule, but it's shaping up to be a special one. When Balin

Jimmy Page Says “Stairway to Heaven” Plagiarism Claim “Is Ridiculous”

Photo: Ross HalfinLed Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has responded to claims that he copied the famous opening riff of "Stairway to Heaven" from a song by the band Spirit. During a

Chad Smith and Will Ferrell Offer Drum-Off Swag for Charity

Douglas Gorenstein/NBCThe drum-off between Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith might be over, but its charitable spirit lives on. Ferrell and Smith have signed a

U2’s Bono and The Edge Join Fender’s Board of Directors

Photo: Kevin MazurBono and The Edge have joined the Fender Musical Instrument company's board of directors. The U2 band mates have signed on in what each side is calling a winning

Springsteen Joins The Rolling Stones Onstage in Portugal

Image credit: Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen joined the Rolling Stones onstage Thursday night at the Rockin' Rio Lisboa festival in Lisbon, Portugal.

Bruce and the Stones performed "Tumbling Dice" together.

John Lennon’s Drawings, Poems and Prose on Auction Block

Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesThe largest private collection of John Lennon's artwork and poems is scheduled for auction at Sotheby's in New York City next week.

The collection contains 89

Bret Michaels “Dragged Off the Stage” After Medical Emergency

Paul Warner/Getty ImagesBret Michaels was rushed offstage Thursday night just as a concert at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, New Hampshire, was getting started, thanks to a dangerously low blood

New Allman Brothers Band Tribute Album Features Leon Russell, Molly Hatchet and More Stars

Cleopatra RecordsThe Allman Brothers Band is the subject of a star-studded tribute album that was released this week. Midnight Rider -- A Tribute to The Allman Brothers Band

Guns N’ Roses Releasing New Concert Video, “Appetite for Democracy 3D,” in July

Geffen/UMeWith Guns N' Roses in the middle of a new Las Vegas residency at The Joint in the Hard Rock Casino comes news that a new 3-D concert video capturing

“Metallica” Turns Sweet 16…Million in Sales

Ross HalfinIt's official: Metallica's self-titled album -- known by almost everyone as The Black Album -- has sold 16 million copies.

When we last checked in at the end of March, the 1991

“Metallica” Turns Sweet 16…Million in Sales

Ross HalfinIt's official: Metallica's self-titled album -- known by almost everyone as The Black Album -- has sold 16 million copies.

When we last checked in at the end of March, the 1991

John Mellencamp to Release New Album, “Plain Spoken,” This Fall; Signs Lifetime Contract with Republic Records

Hear MusicJohn Mellencamp will release his 22nd studio album, Plain Spoken, sometime in the fall. The album, which follows 2010's No Better than This, is part of a

Gene Simmons Says It’s “Blatantly Untrue” He & Paul Stanley Tried to “Bully” Eric Stonestreet’s Mom

Brian Lowe/KISS Catalog LTDThere's no "first class" in the war of words between Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet and Gene Simmons of KISS.

Simmons and KISS bandmate Paul Stanley were booked on the same

Symetra Tour Heads to the Upper Peninsula at the End of June

ESCANABA, MI – 5/29/2014 –The Symetra Tour, the developmental tour used by the LPGA will be making its way to the U.P. on June 27, 28, & 29.  Branded “The Island Resort

Judas Priest Promises a Tour Behind “Redeemer of Souls”

Chipster PRThe majority of the band's members might be over 60, but that doesn't mean Judas Priest will be staying home after its new album, Redeemer of Souls, is released in July.

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Loves “Star Trek” and Sci-Fi

Photo: Steve ErleIt's no secret that Steven Tyler is a bit of a space cadet, but did you know that he also a huge fan of Star Trek? In

Eels Singer Explains How Historic Performance with Journey’s Steve Perry Came About

Tommaso Boddi/WireImageThis past Sunday, people who attended a concert by the modern-rock act Eels at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, got to witness a historic moment in rock history