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Boston has tapped Joan Jett & The Blackhearts as the opening act for the band's summer trek. In the tour announcement, Boston's founder Tom Scholz said, "I am thrilled to have Joan and her band on tour with us this summer. Not only is she an amazing rock ’n’ roll performing...
Pink Floyd ’s recording console from London's Abbey Road Studios that was used by engineer Alan Parsons on the making of The Dark Side of the Moon is for sale. The TG12345 MK 4 console is one of only two custom made by EMI engineers. It was also used on recordings by Paul...
Rod Stewart has apologized for a leaked video showing him administering a fake beheading in an Abu Dhabi desert. Ultimate Classic Rock reported the footage, shot by his wife Penny Lancaster, shows Rod and his band fooling around in the desert sand dunes. Politico posted that...
Metallica has posted video footage online of the band's dress rehearsal with pop superstar Lady Gaga for their performance at this year's Grammy Awards. The video shows a problem-free performance, unlike the actual telecast on which frontman James Hetfield did not have a working...
Nirvana's milestone 1991 album Nevermind returned to the Billboard 200 album chart last week with sales of 5,000 copies, marking the set's 350th non-consecutive week on the chart. That put Nevermind at Number Eight in terms of total weeks spent on the 61-year-old chart. The...
The members of Aerosmith have gathered at their Boston-area rehearsal space to get their chops together for the European leg of their Aero-Verderci Baby tour, which starts on May 17th in Tel Aviv, Israel. Bassist Tom Hamilton tweets , "Got to start hackin' away at the new set...
Billboard reports that in an answer to the yet-to-be announced "Desert Trip 2017" shows, Fleetwood Mac and Eagles will headline a pair of summer festival shows dubbed "Classic East" and "Classic West." Details are scant, but each gig is said to be taking place over two days in...
Sammy Hagar's Rock and Roll Road Trip series returns for the start of its second season on AXS-TV at 8pm CST on Sunday. First up is an episode with James Hetfield of Metallica. The six new episodes follow Hagar as he travels around America to interview and jam with A-list...
Red Hot Chili Peppers have been forced to postpone three concerts on their current tour while singer Anthony Kiedis is battling bronchitis. According to Blabbermouth , the affected gigs were in Denver, Glendale and San Diego, with the San Diego gig now rescheduled for March 21st...