Nikki Sixx Says Motley Crue Won’t Rush Back to Studio or Las Vegas
Motley Crue are doing things on their own terms these days, and that includes promotion, recording, and touring. Bassist Nikki Sixx says that while it’s been fun to have the ‘Sex‘ single out there for fans and to spend time with Kiss on tour, that doesn’t necessarily mean a full album will immediately follow.
Joe Walsh Reflects on His Guitar Beginnings
The guitar has been pretty good to Joe Walsh over the years and Walsh has responded in kind with a number of memorable licks that stand with the best in rock history. Walsh took a few moments with Guitar World to reflect on the instrument that’s given him so much and what got him started in the first place.
Rolling Stones 1965 Concert Film Release Plans Announced
What do the New York Film Festival and the Rolling Stones have in common? They’re both turning 50 this year, and the festival has decided to fall in line with everyone else saluting the Stones by announcing the world premiere and home video release of ‘The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling – Ireland 1965′ concert film.
The Velvet Underground Get Doubly Covered by Mark Lanegan and Ralph Stanley for ‘Lawless’ Soundtrack
It look as though the curator of the music for the upcoming film ‘Lawless’ has a fondness for a particular Velvet Underground song, as there are two cover versions of ‘White Light/White Heat’ that turn up on the soundtrack, due this Tuesday (Aug. 29).
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider’s ‘Not Gonna Take It’ From Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan
First Tom Morello, now Dee Snider. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan may love rock music, but he’s not exactly having much success buddying up to any musicians at the moment. Twisted Sister‘s Dee Snider is the latest to lash out at Ryan, calling him out over using his band’s music at a recent rally.
ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Explains His Fascination With Vinyl Records
Music has undergone many format changes over the years, but rarely does on old form ever come back to prominence. That’s exactly what has happened in recent years, however, with a new generation of music lovers latching onto vinyl records and the warm sound they provide. For ZZ Top‘s Billy Gibbons, that fascination never left.
Slash Jockeying for ‘Sesame Street’ Gig
Believe it or not, Slash hasn’t performed everywhere. In fact, the guitarist has one gig that’s eluded him for years that he still wants to play. So please, can’t you tell him how to get… how to get to Sesame Street?
Eddie Van Halen Says Bassist-Son Wolfgang Van Halen Is ‘Just One of the Band’
Van Halen‘s extensive tour schedule has given Eddie Van Halen access to his son that most fathers don’t have with their children, and the guitar great says that having Wolfgang on the road has changed the dynamic of their relationship a little bit.
Fan Stabbed at Tenacious D Concert
About the last band in the world you would think would be affected by violence at a show was on Saturday night (July 28), as Tenacious D‘s performance at Las Vegas’ House of Blues was cut short after an altercation between two audience members resulted in a stabbing.
Metallica Stage Crew Members Catch Fire: Staged or Not?
Metallica were back in action in Mexico City Saturday night (July 28) and part of their performance had some fans fearing the worst for a pair of stage crew members.
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Says Band Likely Eyeing 2014 for New Album
Metallica may be starting to think about new music, but given the wealth of material they have to choose from and the amount of time it typically takes for a band of their stature to maintain the excellence they’ve provided over the years, fans might want to be cautiously optimistic on when that new record will arrive.
Van Halen’s ‘Jump’ Leads Most Popular Sporting Songs Poll
With the London Olympics starting today (July 27), the British music body, PRS for Music, recently decided to conduct a poll to determine the most popular song when it came to sporting events, and a classic popular anthem has come out on top.