Ronnie James Dio passed away nine years ago today (May 16), and besides gifting metalheads the iconic devil horn gesture, he left behind a catalog of music that would influence hard rock and metal for decades.
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Woodstock 50 organizers netted a big win today with a judge on the Supreme Court of the State of New York ruling that former investors, Dentsu, had no right to cancel the festival.
Issues with Tom Petty's estate have escalated with Petty's daughters, Adria and Annakim, filing a $5 million lawsuit against his widow, Dana Petty, for "usurpation of...business opportunities."
This week, Meltdown shares some tips of what NOT to do at shows as the summer concert season approaches! And find out whether Slayer guitarist Gary Holt considers himself an official member of the band! Thanks for watching! Hear the entire interview with Slayer's Gary Holt on the Talkin' Rock With Meltdown podcast here
Jerry Horton from Papa Roach is on Talkin' Rock today as the guys continue to tour the world for 2019 in support of their latest record, "Who Do You Trust". * The upcoming 20th anniversary of their debut record "Infest" * The Ozzfest tour * The term Nu Metal * The last two albums and…
Listen to the new Volbeat track HERE. Watch The Strokes perform their new song HERE. Check out the teaser clips from Bring Me The Horizon HERE. Hear MGK's cover of Billie Eilish's "Ocean Eyes" HERE.
Machine Gun Kelly announced on Twitter that his new album Hotel Diablo will be out in June!
Volbeat have announced they'll be releasing their 7th studio album Rewind, Replay Rebound on August 2nd.
A story about a man who murdered women he met while working at a carnival leads to the show talking about how people get involved in the "carny life" and how to stay away from it.
Don't have time to listen to the whole Dave & Chuck the Freak podcast? Check out some of the tastiest bits of the day, including the great Corn Pops debate that divided the show, James Bond twisted his ankle, running away with a carnie and more!
Bring Me The Horizon have riled up fans by teasing what may be two new songs.
The Strokes performed a new song titled "The Adults Are Talking" at a charity show in L.A. this past Monday (5/13) and you can check out the video below!
Dave and Chuck the Freak talk about a listener that needs help with a creepy pseudo stalker co-worker, do Vanna White and Pat Sajak hate each other?, a rockstar that hates weed smokers at his shows, what attracted you to fall in love with/live a carnie lifestyle, a man accused of stealing a truck filled…
For those of you that always wanted to see Alice in Chains raise a personified beer bottle like their very own group child Three Men and a Baby-style, today just got amazing.
Hey, wait...Nirvana's legal complaint against designer Marc Jacobs might result in court appearances from Courtney Love, Frances Bean Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic.
Black Mirror fans rejoice! Season five is on the way, and its newly released trailer features a stacked cast.
You may not have spent too much time lately thinking about the Cutting Crew or their big '80s hit. But that hit works perfectly for this Game Of Thrones-themed parody.
Mick Jagger has been recovering for the past month after having heart valve surgery, which led to the postponement of The Rolling Stones' North American leg of their "No Filter" tour. However, Jagger is clearly one the mend, especially after posting a new video to social media.
People deal with stress in different ways, those that work in a stressful work environment usually take a cigarette break or vent to co-workers...One woman does something a bit different.
Red Lobster is giving away insulated fanny packs to keep your Cheddar Bay biscuits warm.
We've seen our share of people doing sound effects, but this guy is surprisingly good. A friend calls out the sounds, and he nails each one.
This video is from Vietnam. It's a woman dancing for two minutes while balancing a motorcycle on her head.
Someone at Pump Gyms in Northampton, England has been doing a little too much pumping of themselves.
If you have a "girls with guns" fetish, this video of Halle Berry training for "John Wick 3" is better than porn.
Did you know that Duff wasn't a bass player until he joined Guns N' Roses? He tells Meltdown how he became the bass player and who he looked to for inspiration. Listen to the whole interview here....https://wrif.com/episodes/talkin-rock-with-duff-mckagan-and-rock-photographer-rob-fenn/
Actress Peggy Lipton has reportedly passed away at the age of 72. The Mod Squad actress died on Saturday, May 11 after enduring complications from colon cancer, reports the Los Angeles Times. The former model rose to stardom in the late 1960s on the groundbreaking television show The Mod Squad and later Lipton starred on Twin…
Tim Conway, the legendary comedic actor best known for his work on McHale's Navy and The Carol Burnett Show, has died at the age of 85.
Where do you go after Westeros? To a galaxy far, far away, apparently.
A movie theatre accidentally screened parts of a horror movie to an audience that was expecting to see Detective Pikachu, so the show images Chuck and Andy being a couple of kids in the theatre.
Remember Yoyoka Soma, the young Japanese girl who went viral last year with her drum cover of Led Zeppelin's "Good Times, Bad Times"? She's still killing it on the drums and has now gotten on Ellen Degeneres' radar.
Don't have time to listen to the whole Dave & Chuck the Freak podcast? Check out some of the tastiest bits of the day, including the shade-drone terrifies old people, how smoking may shrink your dongger, our idea for an adult happy meal, the “big brown boys” and more!
Dave and Chuck the Freak talk about foods you can get through mail order, a university evacuated because of a smelly fruit, a giant drone to act as an artificial cloud for sporting events, a pornstar that was rushed to a hospital after a lip injection mishap, a 900lb man that had to be cut…
Eric Clapton performed at London's Royal Albert Hall last night kicking off the first of three shows this week at the legendary venue, and he surprised fans with one incredible encore.
Slipknot already have fans counting down the days until this Friday (May 17) when they perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, but it looks like the band also has something planned for Thursday (May 16) as well.
Besides The Black Keys, The Arcs, and his own solo work, Dan Auerbach likes to keep busy adding producing credits to his ever-growing resume.
Jack Bruce would've turned 76 today (May 14), and what better way to honor the late bassist than by looking back to Cream's 2005 reunion shows.
A man from Florida is in trouble after police found him at a park playing basketball completely naked.
A video is making the rounds of some guys trying to help a woman climb down from a small bridge into their boat . . . but
A hurdler for Texas A&M named Infinite Tucker was neck and neck with another runner as he approached the finish line of their meet on Saturday . . . so he DOVE forward to cross first.
The police in Toronto are looking for a guy who stole a tip jar from a restaurant last week . . . while he was dressed as the Joker.
Oreo has a bunch of new flavors coming out this summer
A high school kid from New York just did a promposal . . . where he asked a girl to the prom on a billboard in Times Square.
Porn star Kirsty Collins, known as “Bambi Black,” had some augmentation that went seriously awry. The professional receptacle paid to have her lips engorged with “hyaluronidase,” an acid “naturally produced in the body.” Unfortunately, she didn’t have the forethought to see if she had any allergies.
The crew talk about what they did over Mother's Day weekend. They also guess the top 25 highest grossing video game movies of all time and talk to Matt Edelman of Super League Gaming.
Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 5.13.19 Silversun Pickups – “Freakazoid” (New Machine) The Darcys – “Just Here with My Friends” IDLES – “Mercedes Marxist” (Partisan) Bad Religion – “Lose Your Head” (Epitaph) Blink 182 – “Blame It On My Youth” (Columbia) Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – “Bill’s Mandolin” (What Reality?) Ghost – “Faith” (Loma Vista/Concord) Billie…
Today, Gary Holt is on Talkin' Rock. The Slayer/Exodus guitarist checks on while on the road during the final Slayer tour. He's stopping by Rock City Music in Livonia, Mi. for a guitar clinic Saturday, May 18th between 3-7pm. Gary was nice enough to give me a call on Mother's Day, better late than never,…
If these reports are true, then fans will be able to see Mick Jagger back on the road with The Rolling Stones sooner than later.
Dave & Chuck the Freak talk about a family business that had their U-haul full of beans stolen from them and imagine how the thieves felt when they only scored $7,000 worth of beans.