Monthly Archives: July 2018

Blue & Awesome: Rolling Stones-curated blues compilation to be released due out in November

BMG/UniversalThe Rolling Stones' music has always been steeped in the blues, and now the band has helped curate a new compilation featuring classic songs by some of the blues artists

Richie Sambora and girlfriend/collaborator Orianthi taking a break; still plan to work together

Scott Dudelson/Getty ImagesEx-Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and his girlfriend/musical collaborator Orianthi are apparently taking a break from their relationship, although they still plan to work together.

In a joint statement released to

Watch Toto premiere their cover of Weezer’s “Hash Pipe” live

Credit: Heather PorcaroDuring their show in Vancouver, Canada, on Monday night, Toto premiered their cover of the Weezer song "Hash Pipe," which they recorded as a thank you after the alternative-rock act

The Doors release digital single today featuring two versions of its #1 hit “Hello, I Love You”

Courtesy of RhinoThis Friday, August 3, marks the 50th anniversary of The Doors' classic hit "Hello, I Love You" reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and in conjunction with the milestone,

Chino Moreno, Courtney Love, Davey Havok & more to join Smashing Pumpkins for 30th anniversary show

Credit: Olivia BeeSmashing Pumpkins have announced the guests who'll appear during the mostly reunited band's special 30th anniversary show, taking place August 2 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in

Flea and ex-RHCP guitarist John Frusciante reunite in rare photo together

Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesFormer Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has been pretty reclusive since leaving the band for good in 2009, but he made a rare public appearance during a

Aerosmith announces live TV performance in New York City in August

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Aerosmith's only concert of 2018 took place in May at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, but the rock legends have announced that they'll be performing live

REO Speedwagon chosen as the “Top Musicians in Illinois History”

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REO Speedwagon's home-state fans just keep on loving them, as the veteran rockers have been voted #1 in a poll of the "Top Musicians in Illinois History." The

Rapturous: Blondie’s Debbie Harry featured rapping on latest song by new artist Just Loud

Credit: Alexander ThompsonBlondie frontwoman Debbie Harry is featured on a new track called "Soul Train" by Just Loud, an upcoming-and-coming artist whose influences include synth-pop, electro-pop and funk.

Harry delivers a slightly

Toto to repay Weezer by covering alt-rock band’s song “Hash Pipe”

Credit: Heather PorcaroThe Toto/Weezer love affair doesn't look like it'll be ending any time soon. After the alternative-rock act released a viral cover of Toto's "Africa," the veteran pop-rock band

Woman sexually assaulted at Foo Fighters Wrigley Field concert

Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty ImagesA woman was sexually assaulted during a Foo Fighters show at Chicago's Wrigley Field Sunday, ABC affiliate WLS reports.

According to police, a man groped a 23-year-old woman

Ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist DJ Ashba arrested for suspicion of DUI

Stephen J. Cohen/Getty ImagesFormer Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba was arrested Friday on suspicion of drunk driving, TMZ reports.

According to the gossip site, the musician, who also plays with Motley Crue's

Ex-GNR guitarist DJ Ashba arrested for suspicion of DUI

Stephen J. Cohen/Getty ImagesFormer Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba was arrested Friday on suspicion of drunk driving, TMZ reports.

According to the gossip site, the musician, who also plays with Motley Crue's

Frances Bean Cobain doesn’t read Kurt’s journals: “It feels too intimate”

Steve Granitz/WireImageIn 2002, a collection of Kurt Cobain's personal writings and drawings was published in a book titled Journals. Speaking with Ireland's Independent, his daughter Frances Bean Cobain says she wishes her

New statistical report suggests Paul McCartney “misremembers” writing melody of The Beatles’ “In My Life”

Val Wilmer/RedfernsIn a 1970s interview, Paul McCartney claimed that he was responsible for the entire melody of the Beatles classic "In My Life," although John Lennon, who penned the tune's lyrics,

Billy Corgan is not Taylor Swift’s father, confirms Billy Corgan

Credit: Olivia BeeIn case you were wondering, no, Billy Corgan is not Taylor Swift's father.

Why is this news? Apparently, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman came across a meme comparing a picture of the

Eric Clapton featured on upcoming album by veteran space rockers Hawkwind

Cherry Red RecordsEric Clapton will appear on the upcoming album by the pioneering U.K. space-rock band Hawkwind, Road to Utopia, which will be released on September 14.

Clapton, who is an old friend

Stephen Stills and Judy Collins hitting the road together again in the fall

Credit: Anna WebberStephen Stills isn't finished singing "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" with the woman he wrote the song for just yet. The folk-rock great and his former flame and recent