Forbes magazine just released their list of the highest-paid musicians and of course there are some rockers at the top. It's no suprise that U2 come in at number one after earning 195-million dollars, followed by Bon Jovi with 125 mil and Elton John with 100-million. Paul McCartney is still earning money at the number five spot with 67 mil and the Eagles are in eighth with 60-million dollars. Other rockers on the list include AC/DC at 18 and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers at. More after the jump.
According to some crazies (radio host Harold Camping) the world is coming to an end today, May 21. Why wait around in silence? We got this idea from a new music news source, Ultimate Classic Rock. Let our Top 10 Doomsday songs keep you company. If the world doesn't end at least you now have a great collection of videos! (Keep R--O-C-K-I-N after the jump)
Our new favorite website, ultimate classicrock.com, has a story on the 10 best opening lyrics of all time. Eric Clapton, ZZ Top, Led Zepplin, and Van Halen were all included on the list. More after the jump.
Ac/Dc kicks us in the ass and injects us with fuel no doubt about it. Jeff picked Back In Black as the "Best Driving Song" -- ever! I vote for Offspring with their untamed edge - "Keep 'Em Separated" What song do you like to dr
Back in 2010, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty and paid a fine for a possession of marijuana charge in New Zealand. Now, he’s gotten it wiped from his record. According to the New Zealand Herald, a court squashed
So Rolling Stone recently polled their readers and asked them what they thought was the best album of the ‘80s. U2’s The Joshua Tree scored the most votes, edging out Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite for Destruction and Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA came in fourth, AC/DC’sBack in Black took the number six spot and Metallica’sMaster of Puppets wound up in tenth. See the whole list at RollingStone.com.
Spinner magazine just released a list of the Top 50 Greatest Guitar Riffs in rock history . . . and JIMI HENDRIX did NOT get his usual spot at number one for "Voodoo Child". Nope. He lost out to the Stones. The KEITH RICHARDS riff from "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" took the top spot on the list. "Spinner" calls it, quote, "The most iconic three chords in rock 'n' roll history." Here's the Top 10 . . .
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