2011 – Rob Grill of the Grass Roots Passes Away at age 67 on This Day in Rock! Rob Grill, the bass player and lead singer of the Grass Roots, passed away Today morning at the age of 67. Grill fell about four weeks ago and has been battling a subdural hematoma. His wife, Nancy Grill, issued […]
2011 – Funk legend Bootsy Collins is making the track “JB – Still The Man” available as a free MP3 download on This Day in Rock!
2011 – Funk legend Bootsy Collins is making the track “JB – Still The Man” available as a free MP3 download on This Day in Rock! To celebrate the April 25th release of his new studio album “Tha Funk Capital of the World”, funk legend Bootsy Collins is making the track “JB – Still The […]
2011 – Disfear bass player Henrik Frykman died on This Day in Rock! He had dealt with a long bout with cancer. The band, Björn Pettersson, Marcus Andersson, Ulf Cederlund and Tomas Lindberg, has issued the following statement: “It is with heavy hearts we inform you that on Friday the 25th of March Henrik Frykman […]
“In my opinion, Trevor is the best producer in the world,” Yes bassist Chris Squire tells Rolling Stone. “We’re really happy with the music so far. Being back with Trevor sort of felt like going back in time, but it’s also really in the present. We’ve all grown a lot over the years.” The band is going to wrap up recording in late April and they hope to get the LP on shelves sometime this summer.
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2010 – Gene Simmons wants Simon Cowell’s job – he’s convinced he would make a better judge on the TV mogul’s reality singing contests because he has real experience in the music industry. The Kiss rocker has joined a string of stars, including Sir Elton John and The Who’s Roger Daltrey, who have taken aim […]
2010 – FBI Launches Investigation Into Online Protest affecting GENE SIMMONS’ Website. According to CNET News, the FBI has launched an investigation into an online protest that allegedly took down numerous websites belonging to antipiracy and entertainment groups, as well as the US Copyright Office, a source with knowledge of the probe told CNET today. […]
2010 – RUSH is honored at the 2010 Billboard Touring Awards on This Day in Rock Music History! in New York City with the Legend of Live award, which “honors groups or individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring business, and acknowledges the recipients’ commitment to the art […]
2010 – Sammy Hagar on Sharing Chickenfoot Drummer with Chili Peppers, Autobiography Chickenfoot is four songs and “seven pieces of new music” into its second album, according to frontman Sammy Hagar. But he acknowledges there’s some concern about keeping that not-so-old gang of theirs together. The challenge is drummer Chad Smith and his regular gig […]
2010 – A rare Led Zeppelin live recording has been unearthed – in a car boot sale.The band’s celebrated gig at St. Matthews Baths Hall, a converted swimming pool in Ipswich, during November 1971 was never actually recorded. Or so everyone thought. However, Zeppelin fan Vic Kemp came across a CD of the entire gig […]
2009 – The Beatles: Rock Band is released… The world’s leading music game meets the greatest band in history! The Beatles™: Rock Band™ gives fans what they’ve been waiting for: a chance to experience the Beatles’ legendary story from the inside. You won’t just watch and listen as the Beatles make rock history, create landmark […]
2009 – Aerosmith, the Guitar hero Tour will be missing Brad Whitford… Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford will be missing the opening string of dates of the band’s Guitar Hero tour while he recovers from recent surgery. The nature of Whitford’s medical condition and surgery have not been specified. However, in true show-must-go-on tradition, Aerosmith will […]