In a bombshell festival announcement, the Newport Folk Festival added Roger Waters to the lineup Thursday morning. The rock legend will play the famed Rhode Island festival for the first time, but says he will have a special “curated” setlist – a.k.a., not a lot of Pink Floyd.
David Lee Roth turned in a serviceable performance at the Billboard Music Awards, but his real moment came during the bizarre red carpet interview, where he admitted he doesn’t even listen to rock ‘n’ roll.
By Matt Dolloff (@mattdolloff) U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. lost his father, Laurence Joseph Mullen Sr., at the age of 92 on Sunday. The funeral is set for Wednesday or Thursday in Dublin. Despite speculation […]
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley Continue to Complain About the “Death” of Rock ‘n’ Roll and the Music Industry
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley went on yet another rant about the “death” of rock ‘n’ roll and the music industry. Here’s why they are still wrong, and they should probably spend less time complaining and more time on their own music.
By Matt Dolloff (@mattdolloff) Spoiler alert! U2 announced tour dates to support their new album Songs of Innocence months ago, but the details of the shows themselves on the Innocence and Experience remained secret – […]
There’s plenty of stories about the man that seem too crazy to be true, but they are. A famed U.K. music publicist told one such story involving Moon and an unfortunate desk in the wrong place at the wrong time.
A new study measured the loudness of Taylor Swift’s new album and concluded it was “louder” than AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’, which made the internet say the pop singer is louder than the guys from Down Under. Here’s why that couldn’t be further from the truth.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to commit murder in a courtroom in Tauranga, New Zealand.
Neil Young and L.A.-based band Promise of the Real have announced a tour that comes to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Mass. this summer.
Gregg Allman & Friends and the Doobie Brothers are both in the middle of North American tours. Now, both bands have announced a joint tour date at Boston’s Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on August 19.