Daily Archives: June 23, 2014

Krist Novoselic Thinks Kurt Cobain Wouldn’t Have Killed Himself If Not High on Heroin

Universal Music Group DistributionNirvana bassist Krist Novoselic thinks that heroin was responsible for Kurt Cobain's decision in April 1994 to commit suicide.

In an interview with Reason TV, Novoselic said

Al Jardine Says He Won’t Appear at July 5 Beach Boys Concert, but Will Be Playing with Brian Wilson

Courtesy of Al JardineDisappointing news for Beach Boys fans hoping to see founding member Al Jardine perform with the group's current lineup at its July 5 concert in Wantagh, New York:

Robert Plant’s New Album, “Lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar,” Arriving in September

Nonesuch RecordsLed Zeppelin's Robert Plant has announced details about his forthcoming album, which he recorded with his current band, The Sensational Space Shifters. Titled Lullaby and… The Ceaseless

Iggy Pop Loves Justin Bieber? He Might Under Torture

Amnesty International"The future of rock and roll, it's Justin Bieber," so says Iggy Pop in a new ad campaign. But, no, Pop didn't have a lobotomy. The anti-torture ad campaign

UPIR Race Recap Show: June 23rd, 2014

ESCANABA, MI – It’s another beautiful night in Escanaba down at  Ernie’s Irish Pub and Tony Perino is back for another round of UPIR Race Recap.  With John Peppin unable to accompany

Mission: Kill Bill …Bill is Still Alive

Sorry Uma, being social won out over sitting down and watching movies this weekend.  Between homework for work, personal projects, and internet dragons (though a whole lot less on the internet dragon

Sammy Hagar and Billy Corgan Adds Taste of Rock ‘n’ Roll to New Issue of “Food Network Magazine”

Jeffrey Salter/Food Network MagazineThanks to Sammy Hagar and Smashing Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan, there's a rock 'n' roll flavor to the July/August issue of Food Network Magazine.

Both rockers are part of

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Recalls “Ride the Lightning” as Its 30th Anniversary Nears

Didier Messens/Redferns via Getty ImagesIt's been almost 30 years since Metallica put out its second album, Ride the Lightning. The album was released July 27, 1984, and guitarist Kirk Hammett

Ringo Starr Says He Loves His Current All Starr Band; Shares Update on His Next Album

Photo: Rob ShanahanRingo Starr makes no bones about it: He loves the latest incarnation of his All Starr Band. The legendary drummer tells ABC News Radio that this group of musicians

NBC’s Beatles Project Faces Potential Snags

CBS Photography 1964Earlier this month, it was reported that NBC is developing an eight-part series about the rise of The Beatles. However, Billboard now notes, there are a few

“Gimme Shelter” Background Singer Injured in Car Accident

Merry Clayton (middle); ABC/Rick RowellMerry Clayton, a background singer who's worked with the likes of The Rolling Stones and was featured in the Oscar-winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom, recently suffered severe

Gail Zanetti of Gwinn Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!

Gwinn, Michigan 6/23/2014 – Gail Zanetti of Gwinn Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!