Bruce Springsteen Celebrates ‘Independence Day’ in Paris
He may be ‘Born in the U.S.A.,’ but Bruce Springsteen was a foreigner abroad on the Fourth of July this year. While fireworks may not have been on tap for him Wednesday night, that didn’t deter him from performing a song that shares a name with the day itself.
Ted Nugent Brands Chief Justice John Roberts ‘A Traitor’ Over Obamacare Vote
Rocker Ted Nugent is not afraid to speak his mind, and that’s exactly what he did in a new Washington Times op-ed piece that surfaced reflecting his views on the Obama Health Care package.
Van Halen Soundcheck Video of ‘As Is’ and ‘Light Up the Sky’ Surfaces
Van Halen have been keeping things fresh throughout their support of ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ by working both older and new songs into their sets. It appears as though the next two tracks that might finally appear in front of an audience will be ‘As Is’…
Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts Delivers the A, B, C & D of Boogie Woogie
The Rolling Stones‘ plans (or lack thereof) have been front and center lately, but while they’ve yet to do much of anything this year, that hasn’t kept drummer Charlie Watts from keeping busy.
ZZ Top Singer Billy Gibbons Says No Amount of Money Would Lead Him to Shave
ZZ Top has made a lot of great music over the years, but in some circles they’re as well known for their image as their songs.
New Elton John Book ‘Love Is the Cure’ Addresses Life, Loss and the End of AIDS
Elton John is writing, but this time he’s final goal is a book rather than more music. His latest page-turner is called ‘Love Is the Cure,’ and it’s due July 17.
Bachman Turner Overdrive’s Fred Turner Recalls Urging Randy Bachman to Sing
Randy Bachman’s name comes first in Bachman Turner Overdrive, but Fred Turner says there was a period where their musical partnership might have only included one vocalist.
Janis Joplin to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Janis Joplin is already a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and now the late singer is getting her due in Hollywood. She’s been named as one the inductees into the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Beach Boys Passing the Good Vibes to the Next Generation in the ‘That’s Why God Made the R…
Summer’s almost here, and how great is it that the Beach Boys are back with their own brand of summer goodness?
Fleetwood Mac Tribute Album to Feature Billy Gibbons, Marianne Faithful, + More
Fleetwood Mac will be the subject of a new tribute album coming Aug. 14. Direct Current reports that the still-untitled set was produced by Randall Poster, who previously helmed the Buddy Holly tribute collection, ‘Rave On.’
Elvis, Jim Morrison + Jimi Hendrix Holograms Under Consideration
It’s looks as though Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg started something big at Coachella this year with the debut of the Tupac Shakur hologram that was part of their set. Now numerous music and entertainment icons may get a chance to live on after death thanks to the hologram technology.
Bob Welch Dies: Musicians React on Twitter
The death of former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch has left the music world in mourning. The musician was discovered dead in his Nashville home today (June 7) from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.