Lynyrd Skynyrd Discussing U.S. Political State Ahead of Republican National Convention
Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform at the Republican National Convention his week, marking the third such appearance in their career. With that being said, the group opened up a little bit about their thoughts on the state of America and where we’re at as a country in a new interview.
Deep Purple ‘Machine Head’ + ‘In Concert ’72′ Vinyl Reissues Coming in October
There’s a lot of focus on Deep Purple at the moment. First off, it was revealed that an all-star tribute album was in the works to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the band’s ‘Machine Head’ album. Then, it was revealed that the group’s current lineup was plotting a new…
Black Country Communion Name Third Album, Unveil Artwork
Black Country Communion has taken the next step toward releasing their latest effort. They’ve given their disc the title ‘Afterglow,’ secured an Oct. 30 release and revealed the artwork.
Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and His Wife Name Their Favorite Musicians
Beware Mitt Romney! The last time a politician cited his love for a band – a guy you might know named Paul Ryan talking about Rage Against the Machine – things got a little testy. Ryan, of course, is Romney’s running mate hoping their ticket ends up in the White House. Still, even with the troubled …
Eric Clapton’s ‘Unplugged’ Album Turns 20
It may not have been a studio record, but Eric Clapton‘s ‘Unplugged’ was one of the most successful releases of his career. The album, released Aug. 25, 1992, turns 20 this year and remains both a timeless representation of his career and an enduring document of a period in time fo…
Pete Townshend Talks Makeup with the Spice Girls
The Who‘s Pete Townshend has penned a lengthy update on his summer activities, and reveals that arguably the band’s biggest moment of the summer months almost didn’t happen.
Paul McCartney Gives Fans a Chance to Mix His Songs With ‘Rude Studio’ App
Paul McCartney fans can now enjoy a new form of musical experimenting. The former Beatle has added a mixing board application to his website, allowing visitors to act as the producer on some of his most popular songs.
ZZ Top Amassed ’20 CDs of Starter Material’ Before Creating ‘La Futura’
ZZ Top aren’t exactly the “turn around a new album every year” kind of band anymore, but even by their standards, their latest stint between records was rather long. Part of the reason for that is the perfectionist streak that went into the ‘La Futura’ disc, courtesy of…
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider’s ‘Not Gonna Take It’ From Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ry…
First Tom Morello, now Dee Snider. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan may love rock music, but he’s not exactly having much success buddying up to any musicians at the moment. Twisted Sister‘s Dee Snider is the latest to lash out at Ryan, calling him out over using his band’s mu…
Elton John Fears His Son Will Be Bullied
Elton John and his partner David Furnish are proud to be parents, but they know there’s a long road ahead. John tells Radio Times that he’s worried for his son Zachary, knowing that there may be teasing about his parents.