Paul Simon to Release ‘Live in New York City’ Concert Film
On Sept. 18, Paul Simon will release ‘Live in New York City,’ a document of his June 2011 performance at historic Webster Hall in Greenwich Village. The set, which aired on PBS last December, will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and a 2 CD/1-DVD package.
Slash Issues Rules For Potential Interviewers
One of the toughest things a classic rock artist has to deal with is working up a new batch of songs only to have the press focus exclusively on your past. Slash has found a way to ensure that the focus is on his most recent work and not Guns N’ Roses, by limiting discussion about it.
New DVD Examines the History of Bob Dylan and the Band
On Sept. 25, MVD will released ‘Down in the Flood,’ a documentary that looks at the storied history of Bob Dylan and the Band.
Ted Nugent Drummer Mick Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Drunken Golf Cart Joyride Charges
Last month, we reported that Mick Brown, the former Dokken drummer currently playing with Ted Nugent, had been arrested in Bangor, Maine for taking a joyride on a golf cart. Yesterday (Aug. 15) his lawyer entered a plea of not guilty to the charges at the Penobscot Judicial Center. Brown was not pre…
Bruce Springsteen Honors Red Sox Legend at Fenway Park Concert
It hasn’t been a good season for the Boston Red Sox. Despite a $175 million payroll, the team remains mired in fourth place in the American League East, 12.5 games behind the hated New York Yankees. However, some joy was finally brought to Fenway Park in the form of Bruce Springsteen, who bega…
Kelsey Grammer Talks About the Use of Robert Plant Song on ‘Boss’
One would think that a television show called ‘Boss’ would naturally feature a theme by Bruce Springsteen. However, since man known throughout rock as “The Boss” doesn’t license his music, star and executive producer Kelsey Grammer had to look elsewhere for a song, and …
Tommy Lee Does Not Want Motley Crue Songs Played at SeaWorld
For all of Tommy Lee‘s notoriously decadent exploits, it’s surprising to learn that he is a strong supporter of animal rights. The Motley Crue drummer is joining with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to stop the “Shamu Rocks” attraction at the SeaWorld theme…
Van Morrison, ‘Open the Door (To Your Heart)’ – Song Review
‘Open the Door (To Your Heart’),’ the new single by Van Morrison has been released. It’s from his new album, ‘Born to Sing: No Plan B,’ which will be released Oct. 2 on Blue Note Records.
Lita Ford Reports She’s Having ‘Too Much Fun’ on Tour with Def Leppard and Poison
After a break of nearly three weeks, Lita Ford is looking forward to getting back out on the road. In a new interview, Ford talks about what it was like being on the road for much of June and July on the ‘Rock of Ages’ Tour with Def Leppard and Poison.