Alice Cooper to Debut New Maze at Universal Studios Hollywood
Alice Cooper is a man of many hats: pioneering shock-rocker, golfer, patriot, humanitarian, advice columnist. He is also a theme park ride creator. For the second year in a row, he will be creating an attraction for Universal Studios’ ‘Halloween Horror Nights‘ promotion t…
Steven Van Zandt Exposes Bruce Springsteen’s Lack Of Drug Use
The notion that Bruce Springsteen has never done drugs in his life has long been looked at with skepticism as a way of creating a myth of him as a clean-cut, all-American rocker. After all, he came of age in the mid ’60s, and his first album contains lyrics like, “Wizard imps and sweatshop pimps / I…
Beatles Release ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ Digital Compilation
Back in 1976, when Capitol was looking for new ways to re-package the Beatles catalog to their millions of fans, the label released the two-volume ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Music.’ The LPs consisted of the some of the most raucous cuts from their incredible catalog a…
Bruce Springsteen Reveals Bouts Of Depression
As Bruce Springsteen‘s career skyrocketed in the early ’80s, he struggled with depression and self-isolation stemming from his complex relationship with his father. This news, and many others, are revealed in an extensive piece in the new issue of the New Yorker.
Ringo Starr Joined by Joe Walsh and Others for All-Starr Finale
The most recent tour of Ringo Starr‘s All-Starr Band concluded on Saturday (July 21) at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles. For the finale, ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Starr, um, got by with a lot of help from his friends.
A Bottle of Water Once Cost Ozzy Osbourne $80,000
How far can a musician go towards helping a fan during a concert? That’s the question posed by former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde as he reflects on the situation involving Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe.
Tom Petty, John Fogerty + Mick Fleetwood Featured in Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City’ Trailer
One of Los Angeles’ most famous studios is the subject of a documentary directed and produced by Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters. ‘Sound City‘ will tell the distinguished history of the studio with some help from some classic rockers who made some of their most famous works th…
Nils Lofgren Talks About Playing Epic Three-Hour Marathons With Bruce Springsteen
Even though the core of Bruce Springsteen‘s E Street Band is over 60, they are still able to play more than three hours every night with more energy than bands half – check that – one-third their age. Except, of course, when the ruffians get shut down by the police for being out to…
J. Geils Band Announce 2012 Houseparty Tour Without J. Geils
The J. Geils Band have announced their 2012 Houseparty Tour. Beginning Aug. 25 in Syracuse, N.Y., the veteran rockers will play nine dates in the Northeast, winding up in Hampton Beach, N.H. on Sept. 22. More dates are expected to be added soon.
Rod Stewart Working on Sequel to ‘Gasoline Alley?’
It appears as though Rod Stewart‘s trek through the Great American Songbook has come to an end. After spending much of the past decade giving watered-down versions of classics by the likes of the Gershwins, Rodgers & Hart and Irving Berlin, Stewart is returning to rock n&CloseCurlyQuot…
Bruce Springsteen Mocks London Police in Dublin
In his first concert following the forced ending of his show in Hyde Park on Saturday (July 14), Bruce Springsteen made fun of the incident on several occasions throughout the night.
The Story Behind Eddie Van Halen’s Public School Guitar Donation Revealed
Back in January, Eddie Van Halen donated 75 guitars from his collection to the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation for use in Los Angeles public schools. In a new interview, Felice Mancini, the foundation’s executive director, explains how the transfer took place.