Wished you were a fly on the wall during Van Halen’s crazy 70s and 80s run with David Lee Roth? As the band’s manager, Noel E. Monk was that fly, and he’s sharing his stories with the world in a new book.
In death, it’s easy to elevate an entertainer’s talent or importance. (Grief and shock lend itself easily to that.) But in the case of Chris Cornell, even before his shocking death today (May 18), he was already considered one of the greatest voices in rock history.
The rock work is simply shocked after many woke to the news of the sudden passing of Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell. Like fans the world over, many musicians and entertainers took to Twitter to share their grief over the loss of easily one of the most powerful singers in rock history.
Next Friday (May 26) will see the release of Halfway There, the second solo album from Slaughter namesake Mark Slaughter, and fans of the band Slaughter will be inclined to check out the record especially after listening to its first single “Hey You.”
It's hard to upstage Robert Plant as a concert guest, but Brian Johnson managed to do that on Sunday (May 14) in Oxford, England, when he and Plant both joined Bad Company's Paul Rodgers for a rendition of Barrett Strong's Motown hit "Money."
U2 got its Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour off to a triumphant start over the weekend in Vancouver, playing the album in its entirety for the first time ever -- and the first time U2 has ever treated an album like that.
While fans who have tickets to tonight’s Metallica gig at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field might be bummed Avenged Sevenfold won’t be on the bill, the band certainly has a good reason for backing out.