If you know anything about Motley Crue and Kiss, it’s that the two bands really love their pyro. So it was definitely a little scary when a transport truck carrying some of Motley Crue’s pyrotechnic equipment was involved in an accident en route to the band’s performance tonight (Sept. 5) in Clarkston, Mich.
In the ever-changing world of the music industry, it’s a rarity for bands to reach a decade with the same representation, but Seether are still going strong with Wind-Up Records after hitting the 10-year mark. To help celebrate the occasion, Seether were surprised backstage by President/CEO Ed Vetri and their manager Jack Rovner with plaques that marked the accomplishments the band have reached over the past decade.
Green Day are one of the top bands going, which makes them the perfect act to help launch a new streaming service. The group has teamed with Nokia and AT&T to launch Nokia Music, which will offer free and unlimited access to playlists and songs from a global catalog boasting 17 million tracks.
It’s not been a good year for Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin. After starting the year with a cocaine possession charge, the vocalist was arrested again today (Sept. 4) after getting into an argument with a flight attendant that led to an emergency landing.
Noted Washington, D.C.-area punk and metal bassist Vance Bockis has died at the age of 50. The musician, who played in such bands as the Obsessed, 9353 and Pentagram, in addition to fronting the Factory, passed away at his home in Fairfax County, Va., on Saturday (Sept. 1) from complications following shoulder surgery.
As stages go, the one in Tampa was just as good as any other for 3 Doors Down to debut a new song. However, this stage came with the platform to showcase their track to millions of viewers worldwide as it was part of the Republican National Convention coverage that’s going on this week.
Even though the U.K. may be thousands of miles away, it really is a small world when the Internet gets involved. And that is something that Dave Grohl is realizing firsthand this week after making comments Sunday to the Reading Festival crowd that it would be the last time they would see the Foo Fighters for a long while.
Earlier this year, Slash talked about how his mother started working as a costume designer for rock legend David Bowie after she split from his father and things took a romantic turn after a period of time. Now the guitar great is offering a few more details on his encounters with the “Thin White Duke” as a youth.
Oh! Yeah! Kickstart my heart! It’s good to be a rock star, as Motley Crue‘s Nikki Sixx can attest. The musician has dated and married a number of beauties over the years, and his latest girlfriend, Courtney Bingham, is ready to show off her wild side as a birthday present for the bassist. However, the birthday is not Sixx’s, but Bingham’s.
Deftones have put in the work, and now they’re going to have a little fun on top of it by recording a few cover songs. Singer Chino Moreno, interviewed by Minnesota radio station 93X prior to Knotfest, revealed that the group’s forthcoming album has been recorded and they’re now making plans for the covers.
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