Rick Nielsen, Cheap Trick Exhibit Opens in Band’s Hometown Museum [AWESOME ’80S WEEKEND]
Cheap Trick‘s Rick Nielsen isn’t ready to be relegated to relic status just yet. Still, fans will be happy to know that the man, his legendary band — and yes, all those guitars — are the subject of a special exhibit at the Burpee Museum Of Natural History, located i…
Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Album Turns 25
Guns N’ Roses‘ stunning debut album, ‘Appetite for Destruction,’ hits the quarter century mark today (July 21). Before all the drama, Guns N’ Roses were a kick-ass little rock and roll band. During that initial blast, they created one of th…
Prog Magazine Announces First Annual Progressive Music Awards
ProgMagazine, an offshoot of the UK mag Classic Rock, has announced details on its inaugural Progressive Music Awards. Co-sponsored by Orange Amplification, the awards celebrate a long-underserved genre that has, in recent years, finally been getting its due.
Pearl Jam Cover Pink Floyd, Van Halen and the Who at Berlin Concert
Third generation classic rockers Pearl Jam paid tribute to a few of classic rock giants at their show on July 5 in Berlin, Germany. Performing at the Berlin O2 Arena, the alt rock legends dished out a few surprises including a straight up rendition of the Pink Floyd ‘Wall’ clas…
Original Spider From Mars Talks About Split From Bowie
In July 1973, David Bowie shocked fans when he announced that he was breaking up the Spiders From Mars and retiring the Ziggy character. Bowie’s reasons for this has long been a mystery. However, a new interview gives a possible explanation.
New Randy Rhoads Book To Hit Shelves
Though only on this planet a short time, the influence and legacy of Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads continue to grow. After much anticipation, a new biography about the guitar legend is set for release.
Bruce Springsteen Named 2013 MusiCares Person Of The Year
Twenty-time Grammy winner, Bruce Springsteen, has been named MusiCares Person Of The Year for 2013. He will be honored at a ceremony tied into the Grammy Awards next February.
Jack Osbourne on MS: ‘I Do Believe There Will be a Solution in Sight in My Lifetime’
Since Jack Osbourne revealed his recent diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, he has become very outspoken about the disease, what it means and how it is already affecting his life.
AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Explains the Dangers of On-Stage Cannons
AC/DC front man Brian Johnson is your average ordinary bloke. He likes fast cars, fast women, rock and roll and cannons. But those cannons, as featured during the band’s powerful stages shows, aren’t always his best friend.
Robin Gibb Dead at 62
Robin Gibb, one-third of the legendary Gibb Brothers better known to the world as the Bee Gees, has passed away today (May 20) at the age of 62. The news was given via an official statement: