Alice Cooper Celebrates 40 Years of ‘School’s Out’ with Advice for Students
Four decades ago this month, Alice Cooper released the song that would help define his career — and become an annual staple on rock radio, not to mention graduation playlists, for years to come. We’re talking about ‘School’s Out,’ of course, and Cooper helped celebrate his signature work’s latest anniversary with a Huffington Post editorial titled ‘A Rock Star’s Guide to Coping After Not Getting Y
Guns N’ Roses Fan Mulls Using $232 Million Lottery Winnings to Pay for Original Lineup Reunion
A British man who’s just reaped a lottery windfall that comes to more than $232 million in American dollars has suggested he might try and use it to buy the gift that keeps on giving: a reunion of the original Guns N’ Roses lineup.
Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford Says ‘Big Name Artist’ Addition Planned for Next ‘Experience Hendrix’ Tour
The members of Aerosmith have a tour and a new album to keep themselves busy these days. Guitarist Brad Whitford is busier than most, what with his side gig as a member of the Experience Hendrix tribute show, but he still made time to check in from the road in a new three-minute video.
Sharon Osbourne Claims NBC Wrongfully Fired Her Son Jack, Quits ‘America’s Got Talent’
Nobody wages a public feud quite like an Osbourne, as NBC discovered recently when the clan’s matriarch Sharon, wife and manager of Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne, quit her post as a judge on ‘America’s Got Talent‘ while blasting the network for allegedly discriminating against her son Jack after he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Nikki Sixx and Paul Stanley Remember Their First Tour Together
Kiss and Motley Crue are on the road this summer for a co-headlining jaunt dubbed simply ‘The Tour,’ but this isn’t the first time they’ve shared a bill — and when Paul Stanley appeared recently on Nikki Sixx‘s ‘Sixx Sense’ radio show, the duo looked back on the time Kiss gave Motley one of their first big breaks.
Aerosmith Guitarist Brad Whitford on New Album: ‘It’ll be Worth the Wait’
As anyone who’s ever read a Steven Tyler press release knows, it can be difficult to understand where he’s really coming from on any particular subject, and Tyler’s rambling explanation for the last-minute scheduling bump for the new Aerosmith record is no exception. Happily, we have guitarist Brad Whitford to set the record straight.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Son Jack Debuts New Syfy Series ‘Haunted Highway’
Syfy’s latest show claims to depict teams of paranormal investigators conducting “first-person investigations of the most frightening claims of paranormal activity along America’s remote back roads.” All of which would sound odd enough if it weren’t for the fact that Ozzy Osbourne‘s son Jack is one of the people doing the investigating.
Steven Tyler Explains Aerosmith Album Delay
They’ve had over a decade to get things just right, so why are Aerosmith bumping back the release date of their long-awaited new album ‘Music From Another Dimension’? According to Steven Tyler, there’s a relatively simple — albeit disappointingly un-rock ‘n’ roll — explanation.
Jackson Browne Announces Fall Tour Dates
Jackson Browne must be pretty sure he’s going to have a good time on the road with Nickel Creek member-turned-solo star Sara Watkins this summer, because the duo has already extended its run of tour dates into the fall.
Van Halen Announce Japanese Tour Plans, Hint at More American Dates in 2013
They’ve recently had to cancel a portion of their latest tour, thus restarting the rumor mill that’s spun almost incessantly around the band for the last 15 years, but Van Halen is doing just fine — at least, if you believe Edward and Wolfgang Van Halen, who recently sat with USA Today for a rare joint interview.
Slash Is Still Trying to ‘Figure This Thing Out’
He’s been a part of some of rock’s biggest records and had his musical gifts affirmed with a membership in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but that doesn’t mean Slash has gotten complacent. In fact, during a recent interview with NPR to promote his latest album, ‘Apocalyptic Love,’ he admitted that he’s “really still like I was when I was 15, trying to figure this thing out.”
Bob Dylan Responds to Levon Helm’s Passing
Levon Helm‘s death yesterday (April 19) at the age of 71 sent waves of grief through the musical community, prompting eloquent tributes and emotional remembrances from some of the many fans and fellow artists the drummer touched during his career. Levon’s friend and former boss, Bob Dylan, has added a few words of his own.