Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan Hopes for ‘Grace in Acceptance’ at Rock Hall Induction
So now we know Axl Rose won’t be in attendance when Guns N’ Roses are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend, thus scuttling our dreams of a one-night-only reunion of the band’s classic lineup. All that’s left now is to wait for the ceremony — oh, and read a couple of Duff McKagan editorials about the whole thing.
Mel Gibson Rumored to Say of John Lennon: ‘I’m Glad He’s Dead’
Just when we thought Mel Gibson might have exited the “rage-o-holic crazybags rumors” phase of his career, yesterday came word that his latest film project, a biopic about the Old Testament warrior hero Judah Maccabee, had fallen apart — and out of that mess came a letter from the movie’s would-be screenwriter, Joe Eszterhas, that paints a picture of Gibson as a guy who’s angry at… well, pretty mu
Meat Loaf Talks ‘Mad, Mad World’ Tour
We told you Meat Loaf has a new record out, and we told you he was hitting the road this summer. Now it’s time to let the man himself tell his side of the story, via an in-depth Q&A with Raise the Question that offers a peek behind the curtain of the ‘Mad, Mad World’ Tour.
Meat Loaf Announces 2012 Tour Dates
Polish off those dashboard lights, boys and girls — Meat Loaf is ready to hit the road behind his new album ‘Hell in a Handbasket,’ bringing you the live Loaf you crave. It all kicks off June 22 in Austin, Texas.
Steven Adler Labels Current Guns N’ Roses Lineup ‘Hacks’
We’ve known all along that the odds were against the classic Guns N’ Roses lineup coming together for a performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. But that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t happen — and it hasn’t stopped some of the former band members from openly campaigning for a one-night-only reunion. The latest on the list: drummer Steven Adler, who seems to be opting for the “
Mick Fleetwood Remembers Fleetwood Mac’s Unusual Early Taste in Stage Props
Today, Fleetwood Mac is one of the biggest bands in the world — but once upon a time, they were just another young blues band, schlepping through British pubs and struggling to come up with a way to set themselves apart from the competition. And, as drummer Mick Fleetwood recalled during a recent interview, they definitely found one.
ZZ Top Announce 2012 Tour with All-Star ‘Gang of Outlaws’
In what should prove to be a fun warmup lap before they really start promoting their upcoming Rick Rubin-produced 15th studio album, ZZ Top have announced a new leg of U.S. tour dates.
Tommy Lee Clarifies Rihanna ‘Fake’ Comments
Turn the press conference announcing your summer tour into a forum for bashing one of the biggest pop stars on the planet, and you’re going to have some explaining to do — as Motley Crue‘s Tommy Lee discovered when he nodded along with some derogatory comments made by Gene Simmons of Kiss regarding Rihanna earlier this week.
Allman Brothers Cover Neil Young’s ‘Southern Man’ in Concert
After 18 studio albums and more than 40 years together, the Allman Brothers Band doesn’t need to reach far for songs to put in their set list — but they’ve proven more than willing (and thoroughly adept) when it comes to covering other artists’ material. The latest example: their stinging live take on Neil Young‘s ‘Southern Man,’ performed last Saturday (March 17) at New York’s Beacon Theatre. Rea
Lita Ford Is ‘Living Like a Runaway’ on Her New Album
After a tumultuous few years that included a divorce, a cancelled reality show, and her first new music in nearly 15 years, Lita Ford is ready to continue her solo career with her eighth solo album, titled ‘Living Like a Runaway.’
Neil Young + Crazy Horse Get Traditional on New Album ‘Americana’
We knew they were working on a pair of new albums, and now we’ve got details for the one that will reach fans first: Neil Young and Crazy Horse are slated to return on June 5 with an album entitled ‘Americana.’
Paul Stanley Talks 2012 Kiss Tour and New Album
When the members of Kiss touched down in Vegas last week, they had golf on their minds — but in between putt-putt interviews, frontman Paul Stanley took a moment to speak about the band’s plans for 2012, including a tour and new album.