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December 2, 2019

Slayer’s lengthy farewell tour and the thrash metal legends’ four-decade touring career came to an end Saturday with what was billed as the band’s final concert ever at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Following the conclusion of “Angel of Death,” the last song of the final show, Slayer spent 10 more minutes onstage, with band […]

It’s long been rumoured that Paul McCartney will headline 2020’s 50th Anniversary Glastonbury festival. Now McCartney himself seems to have confirmed the news with a cryptic tweet that combines pictures of Philip Glass, Emma Stone and Chuck Berry. Unless Macca is simply telling us what’s on his CD player at the moment, this would seem to spell out the word Glastonbury (Glass-Stone-Berry, geddit?).

While there’s no announcement yet regarding the tour with Def Leppard and Poison that was reported earlier today, the band uploaded a video that shows its famous “Cessation of Touring Agreement” being destroyed. To the strains of “Home Sweet Home,” Machine Gun Kelly, who starred as Tommy Lee in this year’s Crue biopic The Dirt, […]

Despite living in America for most of his life, Neil Young is still only a Canadian citizen. That’s not for a lack of effort, however, as the 73-year-old rocker has been trying to become a dual US citizen for some time now. The delay is apparently the result of Young’s history of marijuana use, which may be […]

An anniversary for Golden Earring! These days Barry, George, Rinus and Cesar have been playing together non-stop for 50 years. A unique fact in the world of international rock music. As one of the few Dutch bands, Golden Earring has achieved large-scale and long-term national and international successes wit, among others, Radar Love (the world’s […]

METALLICA‘s Kirk Hammett joined UFO on stage last night (Saturday, October 12) at the Megacruise pre-cruise party at the Avalon in Hollywood, California to perform two songs: “Doctor Doctor” and “Shoot Shoot”. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below (courtesy of Joel Steele and Alex Vigil). In an interview with Guitar World magazine, Hammett spoke about how his life was changed when he first heard UFO‘s 1975 album “Force It”, […]

Ginger Baker, one of the most brilliant, versatile and turbulent drummers in the history of British music, has died aged 80. Baker was born in 1939 in Lewisham, south London, and grew up amid the blitz; his father was killed in action in 1943. He began drumming in his mid-teens, remembering in 2009: “I’d never […]

Ozzy Osbourne is recovering from his fall earlier this year, which left him no choice but to cancel all his remaining shows for the rest of 2019. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, The Prince of Darkness provided us with an update. He told the magazine: “They say it’s going to take at least […]

According to drummer Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters aims to release a new album next year. “From what I’ve heard from our fearless leader Dave Grohl, he has a lot of demos that he’s worked on,” he told Rock Sound. “I think we’ll start once this tour is over, this little UK-ish run…I think not too soon […]

Metallica is bringing along Greta Van Fleet for their upcoming South American dates. “As the WorldWired tour hits the last leg in Europe, there are still so many places left to visit; South America, you’re up first in 2020!” the band writes on their website. They are bringing the ‘full-on stadium experience’ to six cities, […]