Ringo Starr Offers A Supportive Drumstick To The Endangered Rhino Species
In addition to promoting his new solo album, cleverly titled ‘Ringo 2012,’ former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is lending his support to a worthy cause – the endangered rhinoceros species. Starr recently modified his official website, replacing the picture of his cat with a rhino image.
Journey’s Neal Schon Reveals Plans For Two New Solo Albums
When Journey wrapped up their latest album ‘Eclipse,’ guitarist Neal Schon still had an itch to make more music. Conveniently, a break in the action allowed him the time to knock out enough material for two new solo albums.
Track Listing Revealed For Forthcoming Heart Box Set
The upcoming Heart box set ‘Strange Euphoria’ will deliver an embarrassment of riches for both hardcore fans and casual fans alike, thanks to the inclusion of a number of previously unreleased or hard to find tracks.
Gregg Allman Says He Hit a Personal Crossroads During the 1995 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction
With the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies happening this weekend, it seemed like a good time to share the following story from Gregg Allman, who remembers the personally murky events surrounding the induction of the Allman Brothers Band in his forthcoming book ‘My Cross To Bear.’
Van Halen’s 50 Greatest Songs Ranked by Guitar World
While Van Halen is currently on the road promoting ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ their long-awaited reunion album with David Lee Roth, the band’s namesake and chief riffologist Eddie Van Halen has been strangely absent on the interview front and hasn’t done any of the expected national press.
Sony Seeks To Dismiss Toto Lawsuit
Toto might supply the love, but that won’t necessarily lead to more royalties, if their former record label has its way.
Sting Schedules 2012 Summer Tour Dates
2011 found Sting in a retrospective mood, celebrating both his 60th birthday and 25 years as a solo artist. Early indications are that he will continue to follow that same path this year with summer tour dates spotlighting hits from his solo career and the Police.
Paul McCartney’s ‘Ram’ Box Set Details Revealed
As we alluded in our previous update, Paul McCartney’s 1971 ‘Ram’ will be expanded in a big way with releases in several different formats, including a deluxe edition that will be available as a massive five disc set.
Def Leppard Recalls Failed Attempt to Record ‘Hysteria’ with Meat Loaf’s Producer
In the ‘80s, Def Leppard had one of the most successful albums of the decade with their bombastic 1987 release ‘Hysteria,’ which featured a hefty seven hit singles that charted from the album. As the album marks its 25th anniversary, guitarist Phil Collen told Ultimate Classic Rock how ‘Hysteria’ finally saw the light after the band faced a series of obstacles and an abortive attempt at working wi
Aerosmith Reportedly Confirm First Summer 2012 Tour Date
The ongoing sessions for a new album and the occasional dramatic moment won’t keep Aerosmith away from their natural habitat – the concert stage. The legendary Boston rockers have reportedly confirmed their first North American tour date for 2012.
Joe Walsh Resurrects The James Gang With New Recording Sessions
Joe Walsh is making good on previous threats and is currently holed up in a Cleveland-area recording studio working with his ‘70s James Gang bandmates on new recordings of their well-known classics.
Heart Schedule Box Set Of Rarities And Hits For June Release
Showgoers at recent Heart concerts have been privy to the first details about ‘Strange Euphoria,’ the forthcoming box set from the group which is set for release on June 5, just in time for the band’s summer touring season.