Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Bob Welch Dead at 65
Early Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch was found dead Thursday afternoon (June 7) from what police are describing as a self-inflicted gun shot wound. According to the Associated Press, the 65-year-old Welch shot himself in the chest inside his Nashville-area home.
Aerosmith Album Rumored to Include Carrie Underwood Duet
At this point it’s only a rumor that country star Carrie Underwood recently dipped into a recording studio to cut vocals for the upcoming Aerosmith album, but it’s a rumor with a little sizzle.
Doobie Brothers Singer Michael McDonald Alleges Conspiracy by Major Record Labels
Former Doobie Brothers singer Michael McDonald is suing the band’s longtime label in an attempt to get more money for masters licensed to third-party music downloaders such as iTunes and Amazon. According to Billboard, the white-haired vocalist wants 50 percent of receipts instead of…
Guns N’ Roses Deny Hiring Models to Fill Front Row
On Monday, a story in the U.K.’s Daily Record claimed Axl Rose contacted a model agency to hire 20 women to fill the front row of Friday’s Guns N’ Roses concert in Glasgow. It’s a claim the band is now denying. Guitarist Bumblefoot says…
The Who’s ‘Quadrophenia’ Movie to Be Re-Released on DVD and Blu-Ray This Summer
The film inspired by the Who‘s 1973 album ‘Quadrophenia’ is going to be re-released in the United States this summer. The new, high-def restoration will be available August 28 on DVD and Blu-Ray, and includes new interviews, commentary and behind-the-scenes footage.
Bret Michaels Settles Lawsuit With Tony Awards Organizers, CBS
Almost three years after being knocked to the ground while performing at the Tony Awards, Bret Michaels has settled a lawsuit with the show’s organizers and the network. While the terms were not made public, Michael’s attorney indicated the singer was pleased that the…
Aerosmith to Debut New Single on ‘American Idol’
The season finale of ‘American Idol‘ will feature a performance from judge Steven Tyler‘s full-time band. According to Joe Perry, the rockers will debut the first single from their upcoming new album during the May 23 Fox broadcast.
Joe Walsh, ‘Lucky That Way’ – Song Review
Joe Walsh has been a good friend to country music over the last five years, frequently appearing on tracks from artists like Kenny Chesney and Kix Brooks, and jamming with Brad Paisley at award ceremonies. Now Nashville is returning the favor, helping Walsh cut his first country single.
Bruce Springsteen Pays Tribute to Levon Helm With Performance of the Band’s ‘The Weight’
One of the many highlights of last night’s three hour Bruce Springsteen show in Newark, N.J. was the singer’s impromptu tribute to the late Levon Helm. Springsteen and the E Street Band was joined by a full house at the Prudential Center in singing the the Band‘…
Beach Boys Announce New Album Release Date
It’s been over two decades since the Beach Boys worked together, but fans anticipating their new album won’t have to wait much longer. At the end of a promotional video for their new single ‘That’s Why God Made the Radio,’ the ban…
Ted Nugent Issues Statement Clarifying President Obama Comments
“Evil,” “Criminals,” “Vile,” “Coyotes” … these are just four of the words rocker Ted Nugent chose for his speech at the NRA Convention in St. Louis on Saturday. All descriptions wer…
Paul Rodgers Explains Why He Left Queen, Comments on Adam Lambert
Longtime Bad Company frontman Paul Rodgers is excited for a stretch of European dates with his band, but not willing to commit to an extended tour. The singer says he’s “too long in the tooth” to live the road life again, which is part of the reason he lef…