Mick Jagger, B.B. King And More Sing ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ With President Obama
Is it possible President Obama is looking to sing his way back into the White House this November? Last night the Commander in Chief was joined on stage by all all-star band that included Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Booker T. Jones. It took some convincing, but the President fro…
Slash Labels Guns N’ Roses Hall of Fame Reunion ‘Rumor’
Never one to promote certainty, the members of Guns N’ Roses have once again left fans wondering if a full reunion is likely or even possible when they’re inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April. Slash doesn’t deny Dizzy Reed&CloseCurlyQu…
Van Halen Inspired Student Suspended For ‘Hot For Teacher’ Essay
An Oakland University student has faculty staff deciding if his ‘Hot For Teacher’ essay, based on the 1984 Van Halen hit of the same name, is an example of intimidating behavior, or an example of a student following instructions. Joseph Corlett, a 56-year-old student from Orion Township, Mich. has …
David Lee Roth: ‘If Ed and I Can Get Along Then World Peace Can Have a Chance’
On the surface, things are going smoothly for the Van Halen reincarnate. They’ve successfully released ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ their first new album with David Lee Roth since 1984, and there is nothing to indicate anything will get in the way of their upcom…
Van Halen to Be Subject of Uncensored Howard Stern Special
Interviews from nearly every member of Van Halen will be included amongst the five hours of airtime Howard Stern is dedicating to the tumultuous history of the band. This Tuesday (Feb. 7) Stern will air ‘The Whole Truth: The Howard Stern/Van Halen Special’ on Sirius/XM Radio.
Van Halen Warm Up For Tour With Secret Show in Los Angeles
Last night in Los Angeles, Van Halen gave critics and industry types even more reason to be optimistic about the upcoming U.S. tour. The band played for over an hour at Henson Studios in Hollywood, including three new cuts from ‘A Different Kind of Truth‘ amongst the greatest hits set li…
Rolling Stones Urinals Causing Controversy in Germany
German women wouldn’t have an issue with the lip shaped urinals at the recently opened Rolling Stones museum in Lüchow, Germany if they came installed with tongues. That way, the toilet would more accurately resemble the famous lips logo the band has long used in promotional mat…
Van Halen’s New Song ‘Stay Frosty’ Debuts on ‘CSI’
The slow leak of new songs from Van Halen‘s ‘A Different Kind of Truth‘ continued on Wednesday night’s episode of ‘CSI’ on CBS. ‘Stay Frosty’ was one of two songs (‘Tattoo‘ was the other) included during a scen…
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen to Release ‘Physical Mechanics’ Fitness DVD
Guitarist Phil Collen is becoming almost as well-known for his six-pack abs as he is for his shredding guitar riffs for Def Leppard.
Bruce Springsteen Announces 2012 U.S. Tour Dates
Bruce Springsteen has announced 19 dates for a spring 2012 tour with the E Street Band. Tickets for most shows go on sale this Friday (Jan. 27), and the tour kicks off on March 18 in Atlanta, Ga.
Neil Young Angered by the Way Today’s Music Sounds
Rock legend Neil Young doesn’t have a bone to pick with the artists of today (well, he may but he didn’t sound off about it this week) but he is upset with the quality of recordings purchased through digital retailers.
Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood To Team Up For Super Bowl Concert
Steven Tyler will once again be a part of the Super Bowl festivities. The Aerosmith rocker and country superstar Carrie Underwood are teaming up to play a ‘CMT Crossroads’ special during the “Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam” on Super Bowl weekend.