Eddie Van Halen Reveals His Cancer Returned Twice Last Year
In his first interview in years, Eddie Van Halen discloses that his cancer returned twice last year, that he’s emerged victorious in his battle with alcohol, and that his son Wolfgang reminds him of his own father.
Nikki Sixx and Slash Win Golden Gods Awards
Motley Crue‘s Nikki Sixx and Slash each received awards for their skills with stringed musical instruments on the Revolver Golden Gods awards last night (April 11). Slash was declared ‘Riff Lord’ and Sixx won the Paul Gray Best Bassist honor.
Black Sabbath Confirmed for Lollapalooza
As we reported a couple of days ago, Black Sabbath has indeed been confirmed as one of the headliner’s for this year’s Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Ill. The three-day event runs from Aug. 3 to 5; it has not been announced which night Sabbath will perform.
Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin" Performed By Dozens of Movie Stars
The words of Journey‘s classic 1981 anthem ‘Don’t Stop Believin” have been given new life thanks to a highly entertaining video that features Steve Perry’s lyrics re-interpreted via the clever (and no doubt extremely time-consuming) editing together of dozens of iconic movie scenes.
Dee Snider Fired from ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ After Earning $325,000 for Charity
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister heard the dreaded words “you’re fired” from ‘Celebrity Apprentice‘ boss Donald Trump last night, but only after raising $325,000 for the March of Dimes by winning a challenge earlier in the evening.
Stevie Nicks Guest Stars on ‘Up All Night’
Stevie Nicks brought her magical, mystical powers to NBC‘s ‘Up All Night’ last evening (March 29), appearing as a much-sought after guest on the fictional talk show where lead characters Reagan (Christina Applegate) and Ava (Maya Rudolph) work on the popular sitcom.
Van Halen Debut ‘Blood and Fire’ and Break Out ‘Jamie’s Cryin" in Concert
Van Halen debuted another song from their new album ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ in concert last night, delivering the anthemic ‘Blood and Fire’ for the first time to a paying crowd.
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi: ‘I’ve Had the Last Dose of Chemotherapy’
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has issued a much-desired update on his battle against lymphoma, reporting that he is done with chemotherapy and soon to move onto three weeks of radiotherapy.
Dee Snider, Who Hardly Parties, Parties Hard on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’
Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, with one arm still wrapped in a bulky cast from a recent on-air accident, helped throw a party to sell fake cocktail mix on ‘Celebrity Apprentice‘ this week.
Bret Michaels Lines up Michael Anthony, Joe Perry + Many More for Solo Album
Last we heard from Bret Michaels, he was chasing rock’s original gypsy, Stevie Nicks, for a guest spot on his upcoming solo record, ‘Get Your Rock On,’ tentatively due this summer. While he may not have scored Stevie for the album (yet?), he has already lined up a veritable who’s who of…well, of people who make music, spanning the gamut from fellow rock veterans Joe Perry of Aerosmith and Ace Freh
Eddie Van Halen on Band’s Early Cover Song Days: ‘We Sounded Pretty Silly’
Van Halen has issued the third in their videotaped series of self-interviews, and this episode finds the three current and original members of the group joking and laughing about their early days as well as their ill-fated attempts to accurately cover hit dance songs of the era.
We’ll Soon Find Out What ‘Sex’ with Motley Crue Sounds Like
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx has revealed that the band’s upcoming new single will be called ‘Sex,’ and that the stripped-down sound of the track harkens back to the band’s (fantastic) 1981 debut album ‘Too Fast for Love.’