No big surprise here to anyone who’s been paying attention: KISS will indeed play a residency in Las Vegas. The band announced on their Facebook page that they’ve signed a deal with the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel to perform nine shows there this November at the resort’s music venue, The Joint. Dubbed KISS Rocks Vegas, the show follows similar […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Lita Ford is telling her life story, even the parts she kept hidden for so long. Ford has written an autobiography called “Living Like A Runaway: A Memoir.” Ford will tell her story about joining The Runaways at the age of 16, working with Ozzy Osbourne and being a female in […]
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While Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo are hitting fans with their best shots on their 35th Anniversary Summer tour, both musicians are exploring another passion: writing. Giraldo, 58, and Benatar, 61, are currently working on separate projects. He is writing an autobiography, and she’s working on a novel about the second coming of Jesus, as well as a cookbook. […]
Although former Journey frontman Steve Perry’s return to the stage recently — sitting in a few times with alternative rock band Eels – may not signal a full-time return to action for the singer, it has made at least one former bandmate happy. Longtime Journey keyboard player and songwriter Jonathan Cain, in an interview with journalist Michael Cavacini, says the stage is where Perry belongs. […]
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Black Sabbath fans, there’s new footwear for you. The band has renewed its partnership with Converse and the result is a line of mosh-ready Chuck Taylors. The sneakers come in three models: Never Say Die and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, each with the cover art from its respective album. Rounding out the three is Black Sabbath Live, […]
Slash will be honored this month when he becomes the first recipient of the Guitar Legend Award at the Gibson Brands AP Music Awards. The Gibson AP Music Awards will take place July 21 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Other bands who are confirmed to appear at the event include Falling in […]
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Brian Johnson says that AC/DC has finished recording their new album. The band’s singer tells Scottish website Team Rock that AC/DC recorded the as-yet-untitled follow-up to Black Ice in Vancouver. “It was brilliant over there,” says Johnson. “I’m very excited and we’ve got some great songs.” Though there’s no official release date, the album will probably arrive late this year or in […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – It was bad enough that Mick Jagger was blamed for supporting teams in the World Cup that ended up losing. Now he’s being blamed for a loss merely because he showed up to a game. Billboard reports Brazil fans are pinning their frustrations over a 7-to-1 loss to Germany on Jagger […]
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Alice Cooper loves White Castle sliders so much, he’s now in the White Castle Craver Hall of Fame. Cooper took a break from his tour to show up for induction at the company’s headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday. Cooper told the crowd of 250 a lot of his fellow rockers […]