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Axl Rose Thanks Fans for Support in New Letter
Axl Rose has apparently posted a new letter to fans thanking them for their support in the wake of his decision not to attend Guns N’ Roses induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Saturday (April 14). The letter, posted earlier today (April 17) on the singer&CloseCurl…
Motley Crue and Kiss Announce Dates for Joint 2012 North American Tour
Motley Crue and KISS held a press conference today (March 20) to officially announce details of their co-headlining 2012 North American summer tour. The two-month trek is scheduled to kick off July 20 in Bristow, Va., and run through a Sept. 23 show in Hartford, Conn.
Motley Crue + KISS to Team Up for 2012 U.S. Tour, Confirms Vince Neil
After weeks of rumors, Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has confirmed that the Crue will join forces with KISS for a co-headlining U.S. tour this summer. The rocker spilled the news about the trek in a new interview with the Las Vegas Sun.
Nirvana’s ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ Performed on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ by Lindsey Pavao and Lee Koch
NBC’s singing competition ‘The Voice’ took an interesting turn when two contestants performed Nirvana‘s ‘In Utero’ classic ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ in a head-to-head elimination battle on the show.
Def Leppard Unveil Dates for 2012 Tour With Poison and Lita Ford
Def Leppard have unveiled the first leg of dates for their upcoming North American summer tour with Poison. In addition, they’ve revealed that metal goddess Lita Ford will be joining them for the ride.
Cavo, ‘Celebrity’ – Exclusive Video Premiere
St. Louis rockers Cavo are gearing up to drop their new album, ‘Thick as Thieves,’ on April 10. In advance of its release, Loudwire is presenting the exclusive premiere of the music video for the disc’s second single, ‘Celebrity.’
Rock Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies at 64
Legendary rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away on Saturday, March 3, at the age of 64. The veteran musician founded the band Montrose with Sammy Hagar in the early ’70s. While an exact cause of death has not been announced, the guitarist did battle prostate cancer in recent yea…
Jimmy Fallon (as Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder) Sings ‘Jeremy (Lin)’
On his late-night talk show Thursday night, Jimmy Fallon channeled Eddie Vedder to sing a tribute to New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin. Fallon reworked the lyrics to Pearl Jam‘s classic ‘Jeremy’ to reflect the ‘Linsanity’ that has taken over the N…
Favorite Nirvana Song – Readers Poll
Yesterday (Feb. 20, 2012) would have marked the 45th birthday of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, a man who changed the face of music in the early ’90s and whose influence is still heard on rock radio today.
Machine Head Members Chat Up Music Class at Oklahoma High School
Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce recently gave some students a thrill when they stopped by Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Okla., on Feb. 13 and spoke to students in a music class for an hour.
Dave Grohl Clarifies Grammy Acceptance Speech
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl‘s acceptance speech at last Sunday’s Grammy Awards stirred up a lot of reaction — both positive and negative — when he seemed to deride electronic music in favor of using real instruments. However, in a new open letter, Grohl clarifi…
Drummer Bill Ward ‘Hopeful’ About Rejoining Black Sabbath
With all the controversy surrounding Bill Ward and his current exit from Black Sabbath‘s lineup, the drummer has penned an open letter to fans explaining that he has not declined to participate in the reunion, as has been widely reported. He goes onto say that he’s ‘hopef…