Eddie Money Sells ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ in New GEICO Commercial
It’s known that before he was Eddie Money, Rock Star, he was Eddie Mahoney, New York Police Officer. Apparently things have gotten so bad in his singing career that he’s had to go back to a day job, running his own travel agency — and he’s loving it.
Woman Arrested for Blasting AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’
Epping, N.H. can no longer be described as a “sleepy little town,” mainly because nobody has been able to get to sleep thanks to Joyce Coffey. The 53-year old woman was arrested three times in one day earlier this week for blasting music, which included AC/DC‘s ‘Highway to Hell,’ according to the Union Leader.
Eddie Van Halen Issues Health Update
Yesterday (Aug. 31) Eddie Van Halen took some time out from his recuperation to issue an update on his health. Van Halen recently spent three weeks in the hospital after needing emergency surgery for diverticulitis.
Slash Once Caught His Mom Naked with David Bowie
Many therapists have gotten rich hearing stories about how their patients, at an impressionable age, caught their parents in the throes of passion. Of course, it’s only natural that Slash can pretty much top everybody’s own story of seeing their parents in flagrante delicto, because he’s Slash. In a new interview, he reveals that he once walked in on his mother and David Bowie.
Iron Maiden to Re-release Early Albums on Limited Edition Vinyl
This fall, British metal legends Iron Maiden will reissue the first eight albums of their career on limited edition vinyl, the band announced on its website. As befits a band known for their visual element, the records will released as picture discs.
John Fogerty’s New Album Postponed Until 2013
We’ve been looking forward to ‘Wrote a Song for Everyone,’ the upcoming album from former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait a little bit longer, because the record has been postponed from its original Oct. 9 release date until an unspecified day in early 2013.
ZZ Top to Receive Living Legend Awards
Rock legends ZZ Top will be honored with the Living Legends award at Classic Rock magazine’s Roll of Honour awards ceremony. The event will take place at London’s Roundhouse Theater on Nov. 13.
Judas Priest Excited to Write Songs with New Guitarist
Having recently gotten off the road from their ‘Epitaph’ world tour a few months ago, Judas Priest will soon begin the process of writing and recording the follow-up to 2008′s ‘Nostradamus.’
Was Judas Priest’s ‘Screaming for Vengeance’ Album Cover Stolen by the Gap?
Is the Gap breakin’ the law? If so, they’ve got another thing coming according to Mastadon guitarist Bill Kelliher, who recently saw a t-shirt sold by the chain that looks suspiciously like the cover of Judas Priest‘s ‘Screaming for Vengeance’ album.
Sammy Hagar and Members of Aerosmith To Guest on New Season of ‘That Metal Show’
The 11th season of VH1 Classic’s ‘That Metal Show’ gets underway on Aug. 11. Co-host Eddie Trunk has, on his blog, unveiled the list of musicians that will appear in the upcoming weeks.
Metallica’s New Stage Effects Compiled in Explosive New Video
Metallica‘s eight-night stand at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City has just gotten underway, but fan-made videos are already starting to leak out that reveal the elaborate stage show the band has created for the tour. One industrious fan has taken the best special effects from those videos and compiled them into one clip.
Ace Frehley Enjoying Life as a Solo Artist
Despite seeing his old bandmates remain a top concert draw, Ace Frehley has no regrets about watching it from the sidelines. In a new interview, the former Kiss guitarist says he prefers his life now that he can go at his own pace.