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.
Drunk, Arrested ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Guy Posts Traveling Wilburys Cover
Like it or not, worldwide fame (or infamy) is now only a viral video away from any one of us — and once you’ve attained that fame, it can be hard to let it go and return to your ordinary life. Case in point: Robert Wilkinson, the man whose marvelously drunken rendition of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ delivered in the back of a Canadian cop car, made him a social media superstar last week.
Kiss’s Famous Comic Book Blood Trick Copied by Flaming Lips
In a move that simultaneously reaffirms the marketing genius of Kiss while illustrating the bottomless depths of Wayne Coyne’s weirdness, the Flaming Lips frontman has revealed that the band plans to include the blood of its collaborators in its upcoming 2-LP Record Store Day exclusive release.
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.
Paul McCartney Reportedly Releasing Deluxe ‘Ram’ Reissue This Spring
We’ve known for awhile that Paul McCartney would be continuing his series of catalog reissues with a deluxe version of 1971′s ‘Ram,’ but now details are starting to surface regarding the release — and we could see the results on store shelves before summer.
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.’
Keith Richards Mends Fences with Mick Jagger (Again)
They may not be touring to celebrate their 50th anniversary, but the Rolling Stones are still marking the occasion — fans can sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to the band while leafing through the pages of a deluxe coffee table book commemorating their career, and there’s also a new documentary on the way. In an interview conducted for the film that was recently published by Rolling Stone, Mick Jagger and Ke
Adam Lambert on Joining Queen: ‘I’m Not There to Imitate Anybody’
Adam Lambert will reunite with Queen for a headlining performance at the 2012 Sonisphere Festival this summer, so naturally, his future as Freddie Mercury‘s stand-in is all anyone wants to talk about when they interview the poor guy. Happily, Lambert proved up for the task during a recent chat with Tommy Griffiths at Washington, DC’s WBIG FM.
Van Halen’s David Lee Roth Halts Show to Stop Fighting
A lot of things have changed since the last time David Lee Roth and Van Halen toured behind a brand new album together, but one thing will always stay the same: Diamond Dave is all about the love, man, and he proved it again last night (March 13) when he stopped the band’s performance in Manchester, NH to admonish some fans for fighting each other.
Sammy Hagar Announces Dates for 2012 Birthday Bash
Sammy Hagar knows how to throw a party — and for more than 20 years now, he’s been using his birthday as a great excuse to throw an unforgettable annual rager at the Cabo Wabo Cantina. He’ll follow tradition this fall with a four-night stand that kicks off October 7.
Aerosmith Plan Summer Soundtrack Single, Possible ‘American Idol’ Appearance
At 60, Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford has reached the age when most guys are happy just to put their feet up and yell at the neighborhood kids to get off their lawn, but not even preparations for the band’s upcoming album are enough to keep him busy — he’s also on the road with the Experience Hendrix tour, where he recently shared a bit of news about when you can expect to hear new music from A