Monthly Archives: May 2018

Heart’s Ann Wilson to release solo covers album, “Immortal,” in September

Credit: Kimberly AdamisHeart frontwoman Ann Wilson has revealed complete details of her forthcoming solo album, Immortal, which features covers of songs by various artists who died in recent years. The 10-track collection

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich & Robert Trujillo, others to attend Polar Music Prize ceremony

L-R: Roger Glover of Deep Purple and Lars Ulrich of Metallica at the 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony; Mike Coppola/Getty ImagesMetallica's rhythm section will be on hand

John Bonham statue unveiled in UK hometown on what would’ve been Led Zeppelin drummer’s 70th birthday

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesThursday marks what would've been John "Bonzo" Bonham's 70th birthday, and in honor of the milestone, a statue of the late Led Zeppelin drummer was unveiled in his hometown of

Ozzy Osbourne to receive “Metal Hammer” magazine’s Golden God Award

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He's been known as the Prince of Darkness and the Godfather of Heavy Metal, and now, Ozzy Osbourne is set to become a Golden God.

The Black Sabbath frontman will be honored

Journey members cover The Police’s “Synchronicity II” to benefit Rock Against Trafficking charity

Kevin Kane/Getty Images for Scoop MarketingThree-fifths of Journey's current lineup -- guitarist Neal Schon, singer Arnel Pineda and drummer Steve Smith -- have recorded a cover of the 1983 Police song "Synchronicity

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band reschedule most of the concerts they postponed last year

Credit: Terry WyattCome the fall, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will start ramblin' again.

It's taken quite a while, but the 73-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and his backing

The Beatles releasing “Yellow Submarine” picture-disc single in honor of film’s 50th anniversary

Subafilms Ltd./Apple Corps Ltd./ Universal Music GroupAs part of the 50th anniversary celebrations for The Beatles' 1968 animated film Yellow Submarine, a limited-edition seven-inch vinyl picture disc featuring the movie's title track

Dave Grohl’s failed David Bowie collab could see the light of day, with another band

ABC/Randy Holmes; Jimmy King

Following David Bowie's death in 2016, Dave Grohl revealed that he'd tried to collaborate with the late music icon a few years before he passed. The Foo Fighters frontman

Foo Fighters, Metallica score multiple nominations for the “Kerrang!” Awards 2018

Brantley Gutierrez; Herring & HerringU.K. hard-rock magazine Kerrang! has announced the nominees for its Kerrang! Awards 2018, and Foo Fighters and Metallica are among the acts that will compete in multiple categories.

Both

Eagles land at #2 on StubHub’s list of this summer’s most in-demand tours

Credit: Myriam SantosMany music fans planning to attend some concerts this summer will be checking StubHub to see if they can score tickets to shows by their favorite acts. Now, the

Elton John reunites with Ukrainian boy he tried to adopt nine years ago

ABC/Randy HolmesNine years ago during a visit to a Ukrainian orphanage, Elton John encountered a baby named Lev with whom he was so taken, he and his partner David Furnish tried to

The Doors’ Robby Krieger releases archival 1986 tune, “Nasty Kinky,” inspired by Nastassja Kinski

Courtesy of Robby KriegerA previously unreleased tune called "Nasty Kinky" that Doors guitarist Robby Krieger recorded in 1986 has just been made available as a digital single, as well as via streaming

Frances Bean Cobain’s ex-husband reportedly sues Courtney Love for conspiring to murder him

Dominique Charriau/WireImageIsaiah Silva, whose divorce from Frances Bean Cobain was finalized a couple weeks ago, is reportedly suing Courtney Love and others for conspiring to murder him in order to retrieve a

Road renegades: Styx kicks off tour with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Tesla tonight

Courtesy of Live NationStyx won't have too much time on their hands for the next few months because the veteran rockers will be touring North America with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

U2 records acoustic version of “Love Is Bigger than Anything in Its Way” at Jack White’s Third Man Records

Courtesy of U2

U2 played a show in Nashville over the weekend, and during their time in Music City, the Irish rockers stopped by Jack White's Third Man Records headquarters to record

The Smashing Pumpkins announce 30th anniversary show in New Jersey

Credit: Olivia BeeThe Smashing Pumpkins have added a special 30th anniversary concert to their Shiny and Oh So Bright tour. The show takes place August 2 at PNC Bank Arts

Elton John to deliver the Diana, Princess of Wales Lecture on HIV next month

ABC./Randy Holmes

As part of his continued work in the fight against HIV and AIDS, Elton John will be delivering the Diana, Princess of Wales Lecture on HIV next month.

The lecture was established

Bono takes part in surprise meet and greet with director Ava DuVernay

ABC/Paula Lobo; ABC/Adam TaylorOprah Winfrey arranged the meet and greet of a lifetime for her close and dear friend, acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay, who's a huge U2 fan. In an Instagram