Monthly Archives: October 2017

Watch Metallica cover “War Pigs” in Black Sabbath’s hometown

ABC/Randy HolmesOn Monday, Metallica's European tour made a stop in Birmingham, England: the birthplace of Black Sabbath. During the show, guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo honored the hometown metal heroes

Rod Stewart donates $13K to domestic-abuse survivor’s business

Karwai Tang/WireImageOne of the reasons that Sir Rod Stewart was knighted is because of his philanthropy, and on Monday night, he proved that he truly is a charitable guy.

Rod was onstage Monday

Tom Petty joins John Lennon, David Bowie and others on “Forbes” magazine’s list of top-earning dead celebrities

Andrew Chin/Getty Images for ABATom Petty passed away less than a month ago, but the beloved rocker already has made it onto Forbes' annual list of the top-earning deceased celebrities. Petty has

Foo Fighters schedule Las Vegas New Year’s Eve show

Credit: Brantley GutierrezFoo Fighters will be spending their New Year's Eve in Sin City. Dave Grohl and company are headlining The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on December 31.

Tickets will

Roger Daltrey sings Who rarities, new song at solo tour kickoff

ABC/Richard CartwrightWho frontman Roger Daltrey kicked off a brief solo tour Monday night in Clearwater, Florida, with a show featuring more than just the same old songs. The Tampa Bay Times reports

Steve Winwood and REO Speedwagon featured on upcoming AXS TV concert series

Courtesy of AXS TVSteve Winwood and REO Speedwagon are among the artists who will be featured on a new weekly series of concert specials that will air next month on the

Kansas, Foghat, Dave Davies part of lineup for 2019 Rock Legends Cruise

Courtesy of Native American Heritage AssociationIt doesn't set sail until February 2019, but the seventh installment of the Rock Legends Cruise has unveiled the initial artists who have been confirmed

John Lennon-owned copy of The Beatles’ “butcher cover” is on the auction block

Courtesy of Heritage AuctionsAn extremely rare stereo copy of the "butcher cover" version of The Beatles' 1966 album Yesterday and Today -- once owned by John Lennon -- is up

Dave Grohl guest-hosting, Alice Cooper performing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Halloween

ABC/Andrea McCallin; ABC/Randy HolmesThe multi-talented Dave Grohl will add another line to his resume this week: talk-show host.

The Foo Fighters frontman will guest-host Jimmy Kimmel Live! this Tuesday, October 31. The Halloween

Roger Daltrey says new solo shows will feature songs The Who has never played live

ABC/Randy HolmesPete Townshend recently announced he was taking a one-year break from The Who, but that doesn't mean Roger Daltrey is going to stop rocking. He kicks off a five-date series of

Metallica honors Manchester with “Don’t Look Back in Anger” cover

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica played the newly re-opened Manchester Arena over the weekend, the site of the May 22 terrorist bombing. During their show, the metal icons honored those affected by the

Dave Mason, Leon Russell among artists featured on newly reissued Blue Thumb Records compilation

Verve/UMeAll Day Thumbsucker Revisited, a long-out-of-print 1995 compilation featuring artists who recorded for the eclectic Blue Thumb Records, has been reissued as a two-CD set in celebration of the defunct label's upcoming

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge says he’s showcasing his “Live from Birmingham” set on current US solo tour

Courtesy of Rogers & CowanMoody Blues singer/bassist John Lodge kicked off a U.S. solo trek last week in support of his just-released CD/DVD set Live from Birmingham -- The 10,000 Light Years

Sex Pistols spin-off group The Professionals’ star-studded new album arrives today

Courtesy of The End/Automaton RecordsThe recently revived version of The Professionals, the band formed in 1979 by Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook and guitarist Steve Jones after their famous punk group broke

Watch Metallica debut “Hardwired” fan-favorite “Spit Out the Bone” live

ABC/Randy HolmesDuring their show in London earlier this week, Metallica finally debuted the live version of their song "Spit Out the Bone," a fan-favorite from the band's new album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct. You

Jerry Lee Lewis pays homage to Fats Domino; special New Orleans tribute parade planned for Wednesday

Jerry Lee Lewis and Fats Domino with James Brown in 1986 (Bettmann/Getty Images)Jerry Lee Lewis has issued a statement expressing his sorrow over the death of his fellow rock 'n' roll pioneer

New “Stranger Things” soundtrack features classic songs by The Police, The Clash, Bon Jovi and more

Legacy RecordingsWith fans of Stranger Things returning to the Upside Down Friday with the premiere of the smash Netflix sci-fi/horror series' second season, a new soundtrack featuring classic 1980s tunes

Scott Weiland’s children pay tribute to late father on musician’s 50th birthday

Larry Busacca/Getty ImagesFriday would've been Scott Weiland's 50th birthday, and to mark the occasion, the late Stone Temple Pilots frontman's two teenage children, Noah and Lucy, have shared a playlist of songs