2010 – Pete Wentz appointed spokesperson for UNICEF Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz has been appointed as a spokesperson for UNICEF to raise awareness about the importance of providing clean drinking water for children around the world. “Water is something that we as Americans often take for granted,” says Wentzy. “The reality is, the […]
2010 – U2 tops the US money makers in 2009 on This Day in Rock Music History! These numbers are based on touring, record sales and royalties. U2 – $109m (£71m) Bruce Springsteen – $58m (£38m) Madonna – $47m (£31m) AC/DC – $44m (£29m) Coldplay – $27m (£18m)
2010 – Faith No More’s Frontman, Mike Patton, exposes himself on Camera… Photo by: Carlie Bryce A photo of FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton exposing himself for the camera during the band’s February 20, 2010 concert in Brisbane, Australia as part of the Soundwave Festival can be found at Dlisted.com. (Warning: Intended for mature […]
2010 – VINCE NEIL Performs At Las Vegas’ Feelgoods Bar; Video Available – Feb. 26, 2010 Video footage of MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil and his solo band performing the CRÜE classic “Don’t Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)” at the Las Vegas location of Vince‘s bar and grill, Feelgoods, on February 6, 2010 can […]
2010 – Ozzy Going Forward With Battle Over Black Sabbath (HeadbangerNYC.com) A Manhattan federal judge ruled Thursday (February 25) that Ozzy Osbourne can proceed with his lawsuit against guitarist Tony Iommi over use of the Black Sabbath name. Ozzy filed a lawsuit against Iommi in May 2009, claiming that Iommi illegally took sole ownership of […]
2010 – iTunes Store Tops 10 Billion Songs Sold. iTunes does it again. Pretty impressive… and Johnny Cash earns yet another footnote in Music History. CUPERTINO, California—February 25, 2010—Apple® today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded over 10 billion songs from the iTunes® Store (www.itunes.com), the world’s most popular online music, TV and […]
2010 – Legendary BLACK SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne was interviewed on last night’s (Wednesday, February 24) edition of Fox News‘ “Red Eye” show with host Greg Gutfeld. You can now watch his appearance in three parts below. “Red Eye” is a late-night/early-morning talk show on the Fox News channel. Airing at 3:00 a.m. EST on […]
2010 – Roger Daltrey wants to start a super-group with Jimmy Page. The Who singer is keen to form a new band with the Led Zeppelin guitarist and go back to the blues roots he established before he started writing songs with bandmate Pete Townshend. He told UK radio station BBC6 music: “I’d love to […]
2010 – U.K. Declares Abbey Road A Historic Site February 23, 2010 2010 – With all the talk about EMI possibly selling Abbey Road Studios, the U.K. government has stepped in and declared it a historic site so that no radical changes can be made. Culture Minister Margaret Hodge declared the iconic venue a “Grade […]
2010 – Stone Temple Pilots have completed their comeback album, the band’s first since 2001. Scott Weiland tells Spinner that STP just finished mastering the record and revealed that they are putting their own music festival together.
2010 – The Rock Hall induction “gala” this year will take place in NYC on March 15th. This year’s inductees: Green Day’s Billie
2010 – The Rock Hall induction “gala” this year will take place in NYC on March 15th. This year’s inductees: Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong will induct The Stooges, Phish’s Trey Anastasio will induct Genesis, Wyclef Jean will induct Jimmy Cliff, Barry and Robin Gibb will induct ABBA and Jackson Browne will induct David Geffen.
2010 – RED RIVER REVIVAL, the band featuring former members of SUPERJOINT RITUAL and ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER
2010 – RED RIVER REVIVAL, the band featuring former members of SUPERJOINT RITUAL and ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, entered Philip Anselmo’s (DOWN, PANTERA, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) recording studio in Louisiana last year to begin laying down tracks for its debut album for release via Anselmo’s Housecore Records. The group has since issued the following update: “Through writing and […]