AC/DC is not on the verge of retiring, a source told Billboard magazine on Tuesday afternoon, despite recent rumors to the contrary that emerged out of the band’s native Australia. Rumors circulated early Monday that the band was about to reveal that it was retiring because of a supposed health crisis for guitarist Malcolm Young. But Billboard cites “insiders” as saying […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull is now just Ian Anderson. He tells Billboard he wants to record and tour under just his own name, effectively ending Jethro Tull. He says his biggest regret has always been the name of the band. The band’s booking agent named them after an 18th-century British […]
According to the Daily Telegraph, reports of an ailing member of AC/DC are leading some to speculate that the band is close to retiring. “The band’s publicist has yet to comment and there has been no official statement from the notoriously private band on the new retirement speculation.” reports the Telegraph. Earlier this year, singer […]
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Now that KISS has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the band is turning its attention toward its upcoming 40th anniversary tour, which also will feature Def Leppard. KISS’ current lineup visited NBC’s Today show on Friday morning to promote that they will be hiring two military veterans to serve as roadies during the summer trek, which kicks off June […]
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UK based “Go Home Productions” has altered the speeds of John Lennon’s “Imagine” and Paul McCartney/Wings’, “Band on the Run” to create a mashup titled “Imagine The Band”. The results are impressive: “Like” KFIX on Facebook.
BOSTON (AP) – You have probably heard the Aerosmith song “Dream On” before. But it’s getting a makeover to honor victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings. Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have laid down a new arrangement of the song – joined by a children’s chorus. Aerosmith has Boston roots – and the group […]
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UNDATED (AP) – Mick Fleetwood will chat with friends and colleagues and put it on TV. He has signed on to host “24 Hours With Mick,” a series of TV specials that will air at an undetermined time and on an undetermined channel. Fleetwood will spend a day with each guest, who may come from […]
It’s already been established that KISS will not perform together at Thursday’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Brooklyn, New York. However, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley still intends to play at the event. Frehley has told the Fuse network that he will participate in the traditional All-Star Jam at the end of the ceremony. He said guitarist Tom Morello, […]
As expected, Aerosmith and ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash revealed on Tuesday that they will hook up for a major joint North American trek this summer. The Let Rock Rule tour will kick off with a July 10 show in Wantagh, New York, and is scheduled to run all the way through a September 12 concert in Sydney, Nova […]
Three classic Who songs written by Pete Townshend have been used as the themes to CBS’ trio of CSI crime-drama series, but now, for the first time, Townshend has helped create a song specifically for a TV show. Billboard reports that a tune titled “It Must Be Done” co-written and performed by the legendary rocker will be featured in the April 30 […]