Monthly Archives: April 2018

Watch now: Robert Plant posts new video; adds September dates to US tour

Courtesy Nonesuch RecordsRobert Plant has uploaded a new video for "The May Queen," from his album Carry Fire. The clip is a live take on the song by Plant's band, the Sensational

AXS TV salutes Elton John with a Saturday Stack next weekend

Courtesy AXS TVSaturday night's alright for a "Saturday Stack" from Elton John. AXS TV will give Sir Elton the Stack treatment next Saturday, May 12, when the network presents a curated

Sippin’ on Heaven’s Door: Bob Dylan to launch a whiskey brand

John ShearerBob Dylan is launching a whiskey brand. The singer will join the celebrity spirits market with Heaven's Door, a trio of American whiskeys set to include a Tennessee bourbon,

Tedeschi Trucks Band announces eighth annual Beacon Theatre residency

Stuart LevineThe Tedeschi Trucks Band has announced their eight annual residency at New York City's legendary Beacon Theatre.

The band -- led by husband and wife team Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks --

Foo Fighters jam with John Travolta at Welcome to Rockville; Dave Grohl calls Donald Trump a “massive jerk”

Credit: Brantley GutierrezAfter jamming with Rick Astley in Japan last summer, Foo Fighters may have topped themselves with an even more random celebrity guest.

During their headlining set at the Welcome to Rockville

Nancy Wilson’s keeping busy with solo project but hopes to reunite Heart

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Heart continues to be on indefinite hiatus, with both Ann and Nancy Wilson involved in solo projects -- but that doesn't mean that there's no hope for reuniting the

Time keeps on slippin’: Steve Miller’s 50th Anniversary box set is due in three weeks…and he’s way behind

Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesDespite its impending May 18th release date, Steve Miller says he's not done putting together his 50th anniversary boxed set.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer tells Pollstar that he's

This Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer was a clue on “Jeopardy!”

Credit: Steve KerosRed Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith's resemblance to actor Will Ferrell got him a shout-out during a recent Jeopardy! episode.

Smith's name popped up during in a category titled "Spitting

Rock guitarists shred for Mickey on “Disney Super Guitar” album

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Somewhere, a cartoon mouse is headbanging.

Today marks the release of Disney Super Guitar, a compilation of songs featuring hard-rocking guitarists shredding to classic Disney tunes. The album features Paul Gilbert of

Watch now: New U2 video, “Love Is Bigger than Anything in Its Way,” cast with LGBTQ youth

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The latest video from U2, for "Love Is Bigger than Anything in Its Way," has been released, and it's cast almost exclusively with LGBTQ youth.

The treatment was directed by Vogue photographer

Billie Joe Armstrong denies Green Day break-up talk

ABC/Heidi GutmanFor the last few weeks, Billie Joe Armstrong has been very busy with his new project, The Longshot, releasing a full-length album, four EPs and announcing a tour. While

Little Steven releases surprise album before tour launch

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Little Steven Van Zandt and his Disciples of Soul are marking the kickoff of their tour this Sunday by dropping a surprise album. It's appropriately titled SOULFIRE LIVE! -- a whopping 24-track

Ace Frehley unleashes new song on his birthday

Ace Frehley/eOneAce Frehley is celebrating his 67th birthday today by releasing a new tune. It's called "Bronx Boy," and it's a hard-driving rocker about the former KISS guitarist's early roots

Dave Mason and Steve Cropper to hit the road together

Courtesy Albright Entertainment GroupDave Mason and Steve Cropper are joining forces on the road this summer. The legendary guitarists -- best-known for their involvement with Traffic and Booker T. & the M.G.'s,

Here they go again! Whitesnake’s David Coverdale says band will release new album, ‘Flesh and Blood,’ in 2018

Santiago Bluguermann/LatinContent/Getty ImagesWhitesnake has an eventful 2018 ahead of them. Not only will the veteran rockers be slithering across the U.S. this summer on tour with Foreigner and Jason Bonham, but frontman

NFL Draft prospects pick Metallica & Bon Jovi for walk-up music

ABC/Randy HolmesThe first round of the National Football League Draft will be held Thursday night, meaning 32 college football players will realize their NFL dreams. When they hear their names

Bedtime & the Jets: Sir Elton John to read a story on British children’s TV channel

Matt Baron/ShutterstockvSir Elton John will give a unusual performance next week: he'll be reading a bedtime story on a British children's TV channel.

The CBeebies network -- think the BBC's version of Nick

Nearing age 70, Robert Plant still has three quaaludes from the ’70s

Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records"Been there, done that," said Robert Plant when asked by Mojo magazine about the drug-related deaths of Tom Petty and Prince. No one with even the vaguest knowledge of