Wait, Al got Ian MacKaye to break edge?
Metallica have played every continent but one. That’s going to change when the thrash metal legends cross Antarctica off of their to-do list for a one-off show, when they play the Argentine Antarctic Base Carlini on December 8.
In Rolling Stone’s upcoming cover story, Paul McCartney says that despite years of bitter conflict with Yoko Ono, they now enjoy a more friendly relationship.
Even in New York City, where people have seen it all, a trio of African-American pre-teens playing brutal heavy metal commands attention. Unlocking the Truth represent the future of metal, even if they aren’t old enough to attend their own shows.
The promotional blitz around Paul McCartney’s highly acclaimed New album continued today with a new music video that he shot with (cough) a little help from his friends.
Three decades after their first “farewell” tour in 1982, Pete Townshend has announced that the Who will go on their final, final tour… two years from now in 2015.
The former Pantera lead singer sets off on his own as Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals, and talks more about his Iommi projects, how he got Dimebag Darrell into Slayer, and what’s next for his projects.
Just days after the release of ‘Lightning Bolt,’ the band seemed on a high. Maybe they’re happy with the album, and how it has been received. Or perhaps it’s just gratitude that they’ve attained the rare status of a band who can sell out multiple nights at a New York-area arena.
Last night (October 17) at Cipriani’s on Wall Street in New York City, a handful of legendary artists– Little Steven Van Zandt, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Elvis Costello and Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers– came together to pay tribute to Darlene Love.
The pairing of Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck for a co-headlining tour (which hit Montclair, New Jersey’s Wellmont Theatre on October 16 night) was an interesting one.
When we recently sat down with KISS frontman Gene Simmons, the topic of conversation at hand was the band’s new oral history. As is often the case with Simmons, the conversation veered toward an array of colorful topics.
The fact that they’re still playing their brazenly uncommercial music to large crowds today is equally impressive. Judging by the power of the band, and the passion of the thousands gathered at the Prudential Center, they’ll be able to do it for years to come.
Rock Hall Nominees 2014: Nirvana, Hall & Oates, KISS, The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt & More
Besides Nirvana, Hall & Oates, Peter Gabriel, The Replacements, Linda Ronstadt, Yes, Cat Stevens, Link Wray and The Zombies are also first-time nominees on this year’s list.
In with the ‘New’ (as in, his new album out today) is Macca’s philosophy right now, but we’re taking a look backwards to the not-so-distant past.
‘The Merciless Book of Metal Lists’ gets into a crucial part of the heavy metal culture, namely, arguing about who is great, who sucks, and who is a poser.
Nothin’ To Lose takes you back to a time before KISS was a cultural institution, before anyone cared what Gene (and his partner-in-crime for decades, Paul Stanley) had to say