Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Lemmy From Motorhead Calls Mitt Romney a ‘Monster’
As the election approaches, more and more classic rockers are endorsing presidential candidates. Lemmy Kilmister didn't say he's voting for Barack Obama in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, but the Motorhead singer did beg readers not to vote for Mitt Romney before calling the former …
Jimmy Page Promises 2013 Box Sets for Every Led Zeppelin Album
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page says he's working on a number of projects for his old band, including remastering their nine albums as individual box sets. In an interview with Mojo, Page revealed that each will include extra music and bonus material.
The Who Announce Four Archival Releases for ‘Whovember’
This year Whovember follows October on the mod calendar. Fans of the Who will be able to purchase four separate collections of the band's music ranging from live performances to their debut record to all of their albums on vinyl. For the first time fans can also own the songs the classic rocker…
The Beach Boys Announce 50th Anniversary Tour DVD
The Beach Boys captured highlights of their 50th anniversary tour for a new DVD and Blu-ray set to be released on Nov. 20. 'The Beach Boys: Live in Concert -- 50th Anniversary Tour' features 21 well-known hits and new songs from their 'That's Why God Made the Radio' album re…
Aerosmith, ‘Love XXX’ – Song Review
Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton says 'Love XXX,' the first song on the band's upcoming 'Music From Another Dimension' album is one he hopes "grabs people by the balls." Musically it keeps a promise to return to the 'Toys in the Attic' sound. Lyrica…
Jon Bon Jovi Burglar Sentenced to Prison Time
The man who stole $100K worth of jewelry from Jon Bon Jovi is going to prison. On Friday a judge sentenced Nicholas Tracy to five years for a string of burglaries in Monmouth County, N.J. Bon Jovi was one of the victims.
Fleetwood Mac Confirm They Will Tour in 2013
Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie of Fleetwood Mac will return to the road in 2013. There are no dates officially scheduled, but all parties have agreed on a tentative schedule of rehearsals, while keeping open the possibility of also creating new music.
Rolling Stones Announce 2012 London, New Jersey Concerts
After months of speculation, the Rolling Stones have finally announced four concerts to take place before the end of 2012. In the YouTube announcement (seen below) the group makes official long-rumored plans to play live before the end of their 50th year together. They'll play two dates in Lond…
New Aerosmith Song ‘Street Jesus’ Leaks
Aerosmtih bassist Tom Hamilton says 'Street Jesus,' a new song from the band's upcoming 'Music From Another Dimension' album, has "'Toys in the Attic' kind of energy." Fans can decide for themselves in a new clip that leaked on YouTube recently.
Bret Michaels, Dee Snider Join ‘All-Star Celebrity Apprentice’ Cast
Bret Michaels of Poison will look to become the first ever two-time winner of 'Celebrity Apprentice,' the CBS show that pits famous people against each other in business-minded tasks. Twisted Sister rocker Dee Snider will also join a cast of 14 contestants when they begin filming the 2013 …