Fad Diet Blamed for Eddie Van Halen’s Medical Woes
Eddie Van Halen believes alternative medicine cured his cancer — but if a new report is accurate, it also basically blew up his intestines.
Art Garfunkel Overcomes Vocal Paralysis, Is ‘The Singer’ Once More
We’re all classic rock fans here, so we can probably pretty much all agree that the world would be an emptier place without the voice of the guy whose angelic tenor powered ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water.’ But that’s a future that, until relatively recently, we faced thanks to the vocal paralysis that had plagued Art Garfunkel since 2010.
Vince Neil Explodes at Parking Attendants in Profanity-Filled Tirade
‘Shout at the Devil’ or ‘Scream at the Valet’? Motley Crue‘s Vince Neil is happy to do either, as shown by a new video obtained by TMZ.
Sebastian Bach and Jon Bon Jovi End Decades-Long Hair Metal Feud
Good news, rock fans: After years of being forced to choose sides in the bitter war between Sebastian Bach and Jon Bon Jovi, you can finally rest easy with the knowledge that two of New Jersey’s most impeccably coiffed frontmen have buried the hatchet.
Gene Simmons Has His ‘Family Jewels’ Axed by A&E
Reality TV viewers won’t have Kiss frontman Gene Simmons to kick around anymore.
Paul McCartney Joins the Isley Brothers at Apollo Theater Benefit
There aren’t many concerts that are worth $5,000 a ticket, but the one Paul McCartney played last Saturday (Aug. 11) just might have justified its eyebrow-raising cost of admission.
Ted Nugent Says President Obama Represents ‘Everything Bad About Humanity’
Getting Ted Nugent riled up about politics has become the reporting equivalent of shooting fish in a barrel, but when the Nuge sat down for an interview with the Broward-Palm Beach New Times recently, the writer couldn’t resist — and Nugent was all too happy to oblige, taking the opportunity to go off on yet another tirade about what he sees as an epic struggle between good and evil.
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.
Meat Loaf Sues Impersonator for Cybersquatting
As a musician, you sort of know you’ve arrived when the touring market can support someone else charging people to watch their own performances of your hits — but there are definitely drawbacks to having your own celebrity impersonator. Just ask Meat Loaf, who’s suing a Loaf tribute act for squatting on the MeatLoaf.org domain name.
Kiss Perform New Single ‘Hell or Hallelujah’ Live As Fans Turn in Their Reviews
Kiss fans have been waiting nearly three years for new material, and their patience has been further tested with a few months of additional unexpected delays for the band’s new ‘Monster’ album — so you can imagine how eagerly they’ve responded to the set’s leadoff single, ‘Hell or Hallelujah.’
Ringo’s All-Starr Band Reveals Their Favorite Beatles Albums
It’s summer, and Ringo Starr is back on the road with another lineup of his long-running All-Starr Band — all of whom recently sat down with Rock Cellar Magazine to share their favorite Beatles albums.
Roger Waters: ‘Radio K.A.O.S.’ Turns 25
Roger Waters is still touring behind ‘The Wall,’ a concept album whose themes resonate more than 30 years after its release. But there’s another entry in Waters’ catalog that’s celebrating an important milestone: ‘Radio K.A.O.S.,’ his second solo release, turns 25 today (June 15).