Kiss, Motley Crue Concert Postponed After Truck Carrying Pyrotechnics Flips on the Highway
A truck carrying pyrotechnics for Kiss and Motley Crue was involved in an accident in Ohio while en route to tonight’s scheduled show at the DTE Energy Music Theater near Detroit, Mich. A joint statement on Kiss’s website includes the pictures below while announcing that tonight’s show has been rescheduled for tomorrow (Sept. 6).
Guns N’ Roses Auction Includes Band’s Clothes Dryer
Proving once again that fans will buy anything if there’s a possibility that an artist has touched it, Guns N’ Roses have put their old clothes dryer on eBay. The Kenmore electric dryer is one of 21 items being sold “to make room for new stuff.” We hear the new front-loading washers are nice.
Black Country Communion Frontman Glenn Hughes Says New Album May Be Group’s Last
‘Afterglow,’ the new Black Country Communion album scheduled for release on Oct. 30 might be the rock supergroup’s final effort. Glenn Hughes (formerly of Deep Purple) tells ABC News that guitarist Joe Bonamassa’s solo touring schedule makes it impossible for BCC to tour, and he can’t be in a band that only records.
Rolling Stones Announce Release of Two New Songs Via Greatest Hits Album
This fall the Rolling Stones will re-release a significant portion of their hits catalog with a muli-disc greatest album called ‘Grrr!’ The band announced three-disc and four-disc options, allowing fans to snag up to 80 of their most important and best known works, plus two new songs cut specifically for this project.
Kiss Partners With ACC Network, New Song ‘Hell or Hallelujah’ to Open Football Games in 2012
Before some of the biggest games in college football this season, fans will be treated to the newest song from Kiss. ‘Hell or Hallelujah,’ the first single from the upcoming ‘Monster‘ album, will kick off ACC Network telecasts, meaning fans of University of North Carolina, Florida State, University of Miami and many more schools will hear plenty of Gene Simmons and company.
Original Gordon Lightfoot Bassist John Stockfish Dead at 69
John Stockfish, the bassist responsible for the well-known riff that carried Gordon Lightfoot’s ‘Sundown’ to success internationally, has died. According to the Windsor Star, the musician was buried in Mississauga today (Aug. 30) after dying in his hometown of Windsor, Ont. on Aug. 20 of natural causes.
John Lennon’s Killer Would Prefer to Stay in Prison
Last week, Mark David Chapman was denied parole for a seventh straight time since serving the minimum of his 20 year to life sentence for shooting Beatle John Lennon. That seems to be what he wants. The convicted killer says that if were granted parole he would “probably stay right where I’m at.”
The Rolling Stones’ New Documentary ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Gets a Release Date
An unobstructed look at the Rolling Stones‘ 50 year career is what director Brett Morgen is promising with ‘Crossfire Hurricane,’ a biopic set to debut on HBO this fall. Footage from early road trips and interviews from the group’s formative years will help create the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at the life and lifestyle of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and company.
Duff McKagan Helps 13-Year-Old With Bone Cancer Make Rock Star Dreams Come True
Former Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan took the stage alongside a 13-year-old from Italy on Tuesday night, to play a set list of Metallica, Nirvana and yes, GNR covers. It was part of the boys wish with the Make-a-Wish foundation. Simone Capelli is battling bone cancer.
Aerosmith Songwriter Reveals New Single ‘What Could Have Been Love’ Was Seven Years in the Making
Aerosmith have hinted they’ll be looking back to craft the new songs on their upcoming ‘Music From Another Dimension!’ album. Presumably, that meant working with Jack Douglas again, the producer who helped shaped the band’s early sound. It also means choosing songs that are almost a decade in the making.
Rolling Stones Begin Recording in Paris
The Rolling Stones have begun recording music — presumably new music — to mark their 50th anniversary. Mick Jagger tweeted a photo on Thursday of him sitting on a drum stool, holding a telecaster in front of a few racks of guitars and amplifiers. The band was also photographed entering or leaving a recording studio in Paris two days earlier.
Ted Nugent Takes to the Sky to Hunt Hogs in ‘Aporkalypse Now’ Episode of ‘Pigman: The Series’
Ted Nugent, a fully-automatic machine gun, a helicopter and an overpopulation of feral hogs … one can pretty much figure out what that combination leads to. In the trailer for an episode of ‘Pigman: The Series’ an announcer explains why the hogs are dangerous before Nugent and Brian “Pigman” Quaca take to the sky.