Marshall Tucker Band Guitarist Stuart Swanlund Dies
Stuart Swanlund, longtime member of the Marshall Tucker Band, died Saturday (Aug. 4) of natural causes. The slide guitar specialist joined the band in 1985, touring and recording with the group until unspecified health problems forced him off the road recently.
Peter Frampton Injured in Car Crash
Guitar hero Peter Frampton was injured in a car accident yesterday (July 31), but luckily, not badly enough to stop the ’70s icon from breaking the news himself via his Twitter account.
Robert Plant Releases New Live Album Featuring Sensational Space Shifters Band
Robert Plant has released a new live album featuring the second-ever show from his newest band, Sensational Space Shifters. The 15-track set was recorded barely two weeks ago — July 12 at the HMV Forum in London.
Bob Dylan Reveals Release Date, Cover Art for New Album ‘Tempest’
Bob Dylan will mark his 50th anniversary as a recording artist by releasing a new studio album, ‘Tempest,’ on Sept. 11. The record will feature 10 original songs from the legendary musician.
Steven Tyler Quits ‘American Idol’
Steven Tyler has announced that he will not return for a third season as a judge on ‘American Idol.’ Instead of spending another year hosting a bland televised singing competition, the Aerosmith frontman will focus on what we all know he was put on this earth to do.
Aerosmith Debut ‘Legendary Child’ Video
After much anticipation, Aerosmith has released the video for ‘Legendary Child,’ the first single from their upcoming album ‘Music from Another Dimension.’ The clip turns out to be the first of what promises to be a multi-part story featuring a rolling-ska…
David Lee Roth Says Van Halen Would Accept Super Bowl Gig ‘In a N.Y. Minute’
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has responded to rumors his band will perform at the next Super Bowl with an open letter stating that while they have not been offered such a gig, they would quickly say yes if asked.
Kiss, ‘Hell or Hallelujah’ – Song Review
A tantalizingly raw opening riff straight out of Paul Stanley‘s ‘I Stole Your Love’ playbook kicks off ‘Hell or Hallelujah,’ the new single from Kiss.
AC/DC First Declared ‘Let There Be Rock’ 35 Years Ago
It seems impossible to believe 35 years later, but AC/DC were actually dropped by their American record label prior to the release of their fourth studio album, ‘Let There Be Rock.’
Aerosmith Unfold Their Wings at Cleveland Concert
Throughout most of Aerosmith‘s concert in Cleveland, Ohio Tuesday night (June 19), a single square panel of the circular video screen above the band refused to fall in line with the rest of the display, broadcasting random colors instead of say, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry in action.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Son Jack Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis
Jack Osbourne, son of Black Sabbath and solo career legend Ozzy Osbourne, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The 26-year-old Osbourne, who only weeks ago became a father for the first time, has vowed to fight the disease: “‘Adapt and overcome&CloseCurlyQuote…
Kiss: ‘Love Gun’ First Fired 35 Years Ago
‘Love Gun, ‘ the sixth studio album from Kiss, and the clear pinnacle of the band’s first golden era, was released 35 years ago this week.