Rock Music

Here's the Only Day Job Scott Weiland Didn't Get Fired From

<b>Stone Temple Pilots</b> guitarist <b>Dean DeLeo</b> and drummer <b>Eric Kretz</b> say that while the band was writing its debut album, <i>Core</i>, in the '80s and early '90s,</b> …

A Revealing New Book on Jann Wenner

In 1979, a nuclear reactor failure at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island plant sent the East Coast into a panic. Jann Wenner—the founder, editor and publisher of Rolling Stone—was vacationing in Aspen with Michael Douglas when the news broke. He immediately helped his wife of 20 years, Jane, catch …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

'Spinal Tap' Lawsuit Now Seeks Confirmation That Creators Reclaimed Rights

<i>Spinal Tap</i> co-creators Harry Shearer, Rob Reiner, Michael McKean and Christopher Guest have now filed an amended complaint in their $400 million …

Universal Music Group

'Saudi Girls Will Drive' Sing Local Rockers Hungry For Change in the Kingdom

Hasan Hatrash tells Newsweek what it's like to celebrate change in one of the world's most conservative societies.

Saudi Arabia

Y2J to host Loudwire Music Awards; Miz, GLOW to walk Black Carpet

Renowned hard rock music site LOUDWIREis bringing its first concert and celebration -- the LOUDWIRE Music Awards -- to Los Angeles on Tuesday, Oct. …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Why October 20th Matters in Rock History

It’s October 20th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1976, the <b>Led</b> <b>Zeppelin</b> film <i>The Song Remains the Same</i>, which mixed …

Music

Whitesnake celebrate The Purple Tour with new book and live package

Whitesnake have announced that they’ll release a new book titled <i>The Purple Tour</i> in December.<p>The band launched <i>The Purple Album</i> in 2015, featuring …

Deep Purple

Chester Bennington Left Money to Make Sure Six Kids Stay Close

<b>(TMZ)</b> <b>-- Chester Bennington</b> was all about his modern family -- six children from three relationships -- and made provisions in his will to make sure …

Chester Bennington

Billy Joel Covers Springsteen on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

<b>Billy Joel</b> stopped by <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> on Thursday night (Oct. 19), and he came bearing some amazing news and a surprising cover of a rock classic. …

Entertainment

Watch Evanescence's Emotional Music Video For "Imperfection"

<b>Evanescence</b> have released a video for their new track <i>Imperfection</i>.<p>It will appear on the band’s upcoming album <i>Synthesis</i> which will feature reworkings …

Emotions

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Delivers Powerful Anti-Terror Message

<b>(TMZ)</b> <b>--</b> <b>Imagine Dragons</b>' lead singer <b>Dan Reynolds</b> delivered a strong message of anti-terror in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Las Vegas ... …

Imagine Dragons

5 Rockers Without Their Famous Beards For #NoBeardDay

It seems there is a holiday for everything and today happens to be National No Beard Day, when America apparently observes a smooth face.<p>To celebrate …

Music

40 Years Ago: ELO's 'Out of the Blue' Marks a Turning Point

With <i>Out of the Blue</i>, everything got more expansive for the Electric Light Orchestra – the songs, the concept, the shows and the issues.<p>The October …

Classic Rock

20 Times Robert Plant Shot Down a Led Zeppelin Reunion

Robert Plant is making the interview rounds to promote his new <i>Carry Fire</i> LP, and you know what that means: another barrage of questions about if or …

Classic Rock

Steely Dan Start Life Without Walter Becker

Months after the death of co-founder Walter Becker, surviving Steely Dan bandleader Donald Fagen has taken the group's new lineup on the road.<p>Fagen …

Steely Dan

Depeche Mode's Hollywood Bowl Finale: A Sing-a-Long, Surprise Oldies & Oodles of '90s Hits

Depeche Mode closed its four-night stand at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday with a '90s-heavy set list, a few surprise oldies, and even an …

Music

Rolling Stone Founder Jann Wenner Doesn’t Sound Very Happy With His New Biography

A massive new biography of influential <i>Rolling Stone</i> founder Jann Wenner is out next Tuesday, and Wenner is none too happy about it, the <i>New York Times</i> …

Music

Fox (and Friends) on Rock (and Roll)

Fox News commentator Katherine Tempf caused sad white weirdos everywhere to stub out their morning’s fifth cigarette in exasperation when word got …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Canterbury Legend Phil Miller Remembered

The death of <b>Phil Miller</b> announced yesterday evening robs progressive music of one of its most distinctive voices. The guitarist, whose work with a …

Jazz

Why October 19th Matters in Rock History

It’s October 19th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1968, an 18-year-old guitarist named <b>Peter</b> <b>Frampton</b> played with <b>The</b> …

Q&A: Joe Hagan on his explosive biography of <em>Rolling Stone’</em>s Jann Wenner

Rolling Stones Publisher Jann Wenner photographed at the Us Weekly headquarters on October 12, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty …

Music

Elementary School Choir Covers Iron Maiden's "Fear Of The Dark"

You might remember Jovana Obradović and her elementary school choir from their cover of Manowar's <i>Heart Of Steel</i> last year, but now the kids are back …

Education

Rush To Celebrate 40th Anniversary of "A Farewell To Kings"

<b>Rush</b> have announced that they’ll release a new and expanded edition of their 1977 studio album <i>A Farewell To Kings</i> later this year.<p>It’ll arrive on …

Tom Petty Was Planning 'Wildflowers' Tour Before His Death

<b>Tom Petty</b> was planning to tour for his seminal 1994 <i>Wildflowers</i> solo album before his sudden death this October.<p>The tour was originally planned for …

Tom Petty

Tom Petty Toured All Summer With a Fracture in His Hip

Not even pain from a hairline fracture in his hip, could keep <b>Tom Petty</b> from embarking on his final tour.<p>Petty toured from April through September, …

Tom Petty

Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix: Mental Health Needs To Be Talked About

Following the tragic deaths of Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington earlier this year, the topic of mental health has been in the spotlight across …

Mental Health

Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest Sues Over Central Park's OZY Fest

(TMZ) - Someone's trying to make a buck off <b>Ozzy Osbourne</b>'s name and his long-running concert festival ... according to a new lawsuit.<p>Ozzy's company's …

Ozzy Osbourne

Watch Dhani Harrison's New Music Video for "All About Waiting"

<b>Dhani Harrison</b> has released a new music video to go along with his debut solo album, <i>IN///PARALLEL</i>, available now!<p>Harrison imagines a bleak future …

Killswitch Engage & Anthrax Announce North American Co-Headline Tour

<b>Killswitch Engage</b> and <b>Anthrax</b> have revealed a co-headline tour of North America for early next year.<p>Dubbed <i>KillThrax II</i>, the run of dates will see both …

Weezer Share Video For Breezy New Track "Happy Hour"

<b>Weezer</b> have released a video for their new track titled <i>Happy Hour</i>.<p>The song will feature on their upcoming album <i>Pacific Daydream</i>, which is set to …