Daily Archives: July 24, 2014

Mr. Big Drummer Pat Torpey Announces that He Has Parkinson’s Disease

Image Courtesy of William HamesMr. Big has announced some unfortunate news about one of its founding members. Pat Torpey, the pop-metal band's longtime drummer, has been diagnosed with Parkinson's

KISS and Duran Duran Among Stars Performing at 2014 Fashion Rocks Bash in September

Image Courtesy of Fashion Rocks!KISS and Duran Duran are among the famous acts that will celebrate the connection between style and music when they perform at this year's Fashion

Jon Bon Jovi to Be Honored for Humanitarian Work in Philadelphia

AEG LivePhiladelphia isn't far from New Jersey, which is why Jon Bon Jovi has devoted a lot of his humanitarian efforts to the City of Brotherly Love. Now, he'll be getting

Courtney Love Sheds Light on Forthcoming Kurt Cobain Biopic

Image Courtesy Universal Music Group DistributionCourtney Love would rather not be the one to decide who gets to portray her late husband, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, in a forthcoming biopic she says

Joe Perry Reveals He Recently Recorded with Paul McCartney for a Project That’s “Under Wraps”

Ross Halfin/MSO PR; Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsTwo of the rock world's biggest stars came together recently for a very interesting studio collaboration. Aerosmith's Joe Perry revealed to the Chicago

The Doors’ Robby Krieger Featured on New Song by Ex-Kyuss Frontman John Garcia

Image Courtesy of Jo LopezThe Doors' Robby Krieger lent some of his trademark flamenco-style guitar licks to "Her Bullets Energy," a new song by John Garcia, founding lead singer of the stoner-rock

Robert Trujillo Reforms His Pre-Metallica Band Mass Mental? for Two Summer Shows

Image Courtesy Chris M. JuniorWhen Jason Newsted was still Metallica's bassist, he tried to get his Echobrain side project off the ground, but it was reportedly frowned upon by frontman James Hetfield.

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Listen to Song from Eric Clapton’s Upcoming JJ Cale Tribute Album, “The Breeze,” Online Now

Bushbranch Records/Surfdog RecordsEric Clapton's star-studded JJ Cale tribute album The Breeze won't be released until this Tuesday, but you can preview a couple of tracks from the collection now at different

Stevie Nicks to Release New Album “24 Karat Gold — Songs from the Vault” in October

Kristin Burns/Warner Bros.Stevie Nicks hinted earlier this year that she might release some older songs that had never seen the light of day. Now, she's making good on that

Jack White, Dave Matthews, Neil Young, John Mellencamp & Willie Nelson to Headline Farm Aid 2014

Farm AidThis year's Farm Aid benefit show will take place on September 13 in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the lineup includes all the usual suspects, plus one new

Joe Perry Planning to Finish New Solo Album After Aerosmith Tour Ends

Image Courtesy of CBSAerosmith is scheduled to be out on tour with Slash through a September 12 show in Nova Scotia, Canada, but guitarist Joe Perry says fans will have quite a