Rush Ask Judge to Help Stamp Out Bootleg Merchandise
The members of Rush may choose free will, but they expect to get paid fair market value for their concert souvenirs. The Canadian progressive rockers have asked a judge in Pittsburgh to direct federal marshals to help crack down on unlicensed merchandise at their upcoming concerts.
Alice Cooper Offers Preview Video for Halloween Haunted House
It looks like pioneering shock rocker Alice Cooper is headed back to hell. Universal Studios Hollywood is set to present a Halloween haunted house this year called ‘Alice Cooper Goes to Hell,’ named for Cooper’s 1976 album.
Paul McCartney Helps Rescue an Abused Elephant
You can add “animal rights activist” to Paul McCartney’s resume. The superstar singer-songwriter and Knight of the Realm teamed with former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson and PETA to successfully advocate for Sunder, an elephant who was living in deplorable…
Queen Announce ‘Freddie For a Day’ Party Competition
Attention Freddie Mercury fans! The members of Queen have come up with a nifty new solution for your party planning needs. The group have announced the ‘Freddie For a Day’ party pack, which allows you and your friends to enjoy a Freddie-themed party and share the results for th…
Def Leppard’s ‘Hysteria’ Turns 25
When Def Leppard began to write for the follow-up to their 1984 multi-platinum breakthrough ‘Pyromania,’ the group had no idea what a monumental task lay ahead of them. The album would eventually survive through four long years of changes, re-writes, re-recordings and personal …
Rolling Stones Documentary to Air on HBO This Fall
The Rolling Stones will be the subject of an exhaustive new documentary that is slated to air on HBO in the fall. The self-proclaimed “Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World” gave their full cooperation to the film, whose air date has not been announced.
Grateful Dead Unveils Limited Edition Spring 1990 Box Set
The Grateful Dead may be no more, but their music will live on forever in a series of archival releases that seem to have no end in sight. The Dead have announced the upcoming release of ‘Spring 1990,’ a massive 18-disc box set that spotlights six performances from the group&Cl…
ZZ Top Reveal Street Date, Cover Art and Full Tracklist for New Album ‘La Futura’
Legendary blues rockers ZZ Top are set to release a new album titled ‘La Futura’ on Sept. 11 through American Recordings, the group announced today.
Sting, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Peter Gabriel Support Jailed Russian Punk Group
Sting, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Peter Gabriel have added their voices to the growing din of support for jailed Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot, who face seven years in prison if convicted of inciting religious hatred.
Iron Maiden Singer Bruce Dickinson Flies With TV’s ‘Ice Pilots’
Bruce Dickinson just can’t sit still. As if fronting Iron Maiden and performing in concert all around the world weren’t enough adventure for one person, the legendary metal singer is also an accomplished pilot who once flew Iron Maiden around the globe on a major tour, as documented in the film ‘Fli…
Paul McCartney Slams ‘Idiot’ Who Denied David Beckham a Spot on Olympic Soccer Team
Paul McCartney is upset that David Beckham won’t be playing with Great Britain’s soccer team at the upcoming 2012 London Olympics, and he’s not afraid to say so in public, calling the team manager an “idiot.”