ZZ Top lines up Las Vegas residency in April

Credit: Ross HalfinThat "Little Ol' Band from Texas" is heading to Sin City. After cutting short its 2017 Tonnage Tour last October when bassist...

Motley Crue biopic casts “Game of Thrones,” “Punisher” actors to play Mick Mars and...

Brian Rasic/WireImageThe cast of Netflix's Motley Crue biopic is rounding into shape According to The Hollywood Reporter, Game of Thrones' Iwan Rheon and The Punisher's...

Ex-KISS members Ace Frehley and Bruce Kulick taking part in 2018 KISS Kruise

Courtesy of SixthmanThe first guest performers who will be joining KISS on the eighth annual edition of The KISS Kruise have been announced, ...

Documentary about 2003 Bob Dylan gospel tribute album being reissued on DVD next month

MVD Entertainment GroupA documentary about the making of the 2003 tribute album Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan will be rereleased...

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry to sign copies of new solo album at Boston record store...

Roman RecordsAerosmith guitarist Joe Perry will return to his hometown of Boston this Thursday, January 25, for a special in-store signing session promoting his...

Doggie doo ya think I’m sexy? Rod Stewart punishes daughters with pooches’ poop

Credit: Penny LancasterRod Stewart used to live the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle, but these days, he's a super-strict dad who's...

Today’s not the greatest: D’Arcy Wretzky left out of Smashing Pumpkins reunion

Martyn Goodacre/Getty ImagesFans hoping for a full reunion of the original Smashing Pumpkins lineup will be disappointed to learn that founding bassist D'Arcy Wretzky...

Former Judas Priest drummer Dave Holland reportedly dead at 69

Michael Putland/Getty Images According to the Spanish newspaper El Progreso, former Judas Priest drummer Dave Holland has died at the age of 69. Holland was a...

Longtime Chicago drummer Tris Imbolden leaves band; group also replaces singer/bassist Jeff Coffey

Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesLongtime Chicago drummer Tris Imbolden has resigned from the band, and the group also has revealed additional lineup changes. In a lengthy Facebook...

Pearl Jam announces hometown Seattle shows, pledges $1 million to help homeless

Mike Coppola/Getty ImagesPearl Jam will be rocking out and giving back to their community in one move with a just-announced pair of massive summer...

Foo Fighters beef up North American tour with more dates

Photo by Brantley GutierrezIf you thought your city was being bypassed on Foo Fighters' 2018 North American tour, you may be in luck. Dave...

Slayer to “make its exit” with final world tour

Daniel Boczarski/RedfernsOne of metal's most iconic bands, Slayer, has shocked fans with an announcement Monday that it will "make its exit" after one final...

Five remastered David Bowie albums included in 2017 box set to be reissued separately...

ParlophoneThe remastered versions of five David Bowie albums that were part of the 2017 box set A New Career in a New Town (1977–1982)...

Retro activity: Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott explains why band took so long to release...

Credit: Ross HalfinOn Friday, Def Leppard made its entire catalog available worldwide on all major streaming and download platforms, while also announcing a major...

Getting around: Beach Boy Al Jardine launching US solo tour this week

Credit: Trisha CampoOriginal Beach Boys member Al Jardine has lined up a series of solo tour dates that will feature the surf-rock legend playing...

Jim Rodford, bassist for The Kinks, The Zombies and Argent, dead at 76

Ollie Millington/RedfernsJim Rodford, who played bass for The Kinks, Argent and the most recent incarnation of The Zombies, has died. He was 76.  The...

Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, his family reveals

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicTom Petty's family has revealed that the rock legend died of an accidental drug overdose. A joint statement from Tom's widow Dana and...

Billy Joel adds stadium dates in Kansas City and Philadelphia; will receive honorary Phillies...

Credit: Kevin MazurShortly after announcing his 100th career show at New York's Madison Square Garden, Billy Joel has now added two stadium dates to...

Megadeth’s David Ellefson on “The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal” doc & why Lars...

MetalRock Films While California's Bay Area is considered to be the epicenter of thrash metal, bands including Metallica, Megadeth and Slayer actually got their...

Eagles settle trademark-infringement lawsuit with Mexican inn called the Hotel California

Rhino EntertainmentThe Eagles have settled a trademark-infringement lawsuit they launched last year against a hotel in Todos Santos, Mexico, called the Hotel...

Guitarist Alex Lifeson says Rush is “basically done”

Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesWhile the future of Rush has been in question for the past couple years, Alex Lifeson has pretty much put the proverbial...

REO Speedwagon postpones January and February concerts due to Kevin Cronin health issue

Credit: Randee St. NicholasREO Speedwagon has postponed all of its concerts scheduled this month and in February because frontman Kevin Cronin needs to undergo...

The Cars’ Elliot Easton, Micky Dolenz join L.A.-area Buffalo Springfield tribute concert

Design by Steve StanleyAn expanded lineup has been unveiled for the previously announced Buffalo Springfield tribute show featuring an appearance by original band member...

Tommy Lee says Netflix Motley Crue biopic starts shooting next month

Steve Jennings/WireImageOn Thursday, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee tweeted an update on the film adaptation of the group's biography, The Dirt - Confessions of the...

Massive Def Leppard/Journey tour is a go

Brian Rasic/WireImage; Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagicThat rumored Def Leppard/Journey co-headlining tour is on. Def Leppard announced the tour late Thursday night.  The 58-city,...

New season of AXS TV’s “The Big Interview” to feature Robert Plant, Doors members,...

Courtesy of AXS TVDan Rather will be chatting with a whole lotta music stars on the sixth season of his AXS TV series The...

Joe Perry’s L.A.-area album-release show featured surprise appearances by Slash, Johnny Depp

Credit: Alex HugganJoe Perry's new solo album, Sweetzerland Manifesto, gets released Friday. Perry celebrated the album's arrival with a star-studded concert this ...

Billy Joel schedules 100th lifetime performance at Madison Square Garden

Credit: Kevin MazurSince January of 2014, Billy Joel has played one show per month at New York's famed Madison Square Garden, earning him...

Watch Krist Novoselic in a clip from the final season of “Portlandia”

ABC RadioThe final season of the sketch show Portlandia -- created by and starring former Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinnney...

Watch politically charged new animated video for U2’s “Get Out of Your Own Way”

Courtesy of Broken Fingaz CrewA provocative video for the new U2 song "Get Out of Your Own Way" has premiered on the band's official...

Deluxe reissue of 2002 George Harrison tribute concert being released to mark Harrison’s 75th...

Concord GroupFebruary 25 marks what would have been George Harrison's 75th birthday, and in commemoration of the milestone, special reissues of the...

New Moody Blues biography, “Long Distance Voyagers,” available now

Jacobs Brown PressA new tome being touted as the first "proper book" about 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Moody Blues...

Dead & Company reveals US summer tour dates

Danny ClinchIf you're a Dead & Company fan, your summer plans are already all sorted.  They've just announced a 24-date U.S. tour...

Second annual Love Rocks NYC! concert to feature Billy Gibbons, Ann Wilson, Donald Fagen,...

Courtesy of Love Rocks NYC!In impressive list of music stars, including ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Heart's Ann Wilson, Steely Dan's Donald Fagen and Cheap...

Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris says she “cried like a…baby” after meeting Paul McCartney

Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; Steve Granitz/ WireImageIt sounds like the late Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, was an absolute wreck after meeting her dad's one-time duet partner,...

Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls, aka Harry Shearer, releasing star-studded solo album, “Smalls Change”

Credit: Rob ShanahanDerek Smalls, bassist for the famed mock-rock band Spinal Tap -- who's also known as comic actor Harry Shearer -- has recruited...

Iggy Pop & Josh Homme’s “American Valhalla” documentary coming to DVD in March

Eagle Rock Entertainment Iggy Pop and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme's 2017 documentary American Valhalla will be released on DVD and...

Stephen Stills’ 2018 Light Up the Blues concert to feature Neil Young, Burt Bacharach,...

Stephen Stills and Neil Young in 2015 (Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)After skipping 2017, Stephen Stills is bringing back his star-studded Light Up the Blues Concert, which...

Three original Smashing Pumpkins members reunite in the studio; fuel reunion rumors

Credit: Scarlet PageAdd some more fuel to those Smashing Pumpkins reunion rumors. Frontman Billy Corgan has shared an Instagram photo of himself alongside original...

U2 added as Grammy performer; Elton John collaborating with Miley Cyrus

ABC/Randy HolmesU2 has joined the lineup for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, airing January 28 live from New York City. Bono and company's slot is...

He really got her!: Founding Kinks drummer Mick Avory gets married

Dave Hogan/Getty ImagesCongratulations to original Kinks drummer Mick Avory, who married his girlfriend Marliesa Mladek on Wednesday, according to a post on the official...

Classic(al) Rock: Led Zeppelin, The Who, Elton John, Journey & more coming to Broadway...

Courtesy ROCKTOPIAIf Mozart and Beethoven were the rock stars of their day, why not mix classic rock with classical music?  That's the idea behind...

Brian Wilson’s high school grade for writing “Surfin'” changes from F to A

ABC/Randy HolmesMaybe launching the Beach Boys' career counts as extra credit. Back in the early 1960s, Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson got a F in...

Glenn Frey’s widow files wrongful-death suit

James GladerThe widow of Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey is suing New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital, reports The New York Post's Page Six.Frey's wife,...

Three Dog Night singer, Alice Cooper guitarist reissuing biographies

117 Entertainment Group / Glass Onyon PR Two veteran rockers are giving their existing biographies the deluxe treatment in 2018. Three Dog Night singer Chuck Negron...

All-star rock group The Dead Daisies announce new album, “Burn It Down”

Spitfire Music/SPVThe Dead Daisies, an all-star band comprised of musicians from notable rock acts, have announced details of their fourth album. The...

Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, David Bowie recordings inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame

London RecordsA number of classic songs and albums are among the 2018 class of Grammy Hall of Fame inductees, including recordings by The Rolling...

David Byrne announces world tour in support of “American Utopia” album

Artwork by Steve PowersA week after announcing his new album, American Utopia, as well as a handful of shows, David Byrne has revealed dates...

Hear a previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix track, “Mannish Boy”

Experience Hendrix/Legacy RecordingsMore than 37 years after Jimi Hendrix's death, music fans continue to be blessed with previously unreleased tracks from the ...

U2 pays tribute to Dolores O’Riordan: “Limerick’s ‘Bel Canto'”

Frank Hoensch/RedfernsU2 has paid tribute to fellow Irish musician Dolores O'Riordan, who died suddenly on Monday. The band posted a photo of Bono alongside...
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