2011 – Phil Collins of Genesis, Singer and drummer has announced his retirement so that he can spend more time with his family and sons.
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2011 – Bobby Z, 55, the music producer best known as a drummer for Prince, is in critical condition in a Twin Cities hospital after a heart attack. Adam Rivkin, his son, revealed “He had three arteries that were blocked, and the doctors on Sunday night were able to take care of two of them,” […]
2011 – Alex Kirst, the former drummer for the rock band Iggy Pop, was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday, Jan. 15. He was 47. Former Iggy Pop And The Nymphs Drummer Alex Kirst Killed In Hit And Run Kate McGinty of Mydesert.com reports: The former drummer for The Nymphs and Iggy Pop was […]
2010 – JASON BONHAM‘S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE To Launch Second Leg In The Spring? According to Reuters, the JASON BONHAM‘S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE tour grossed $2.1 million after playing 38 cities and cracked the top 50 of trade publication Pollstar’s annual top tours list. Bonham is expected to launch a second leg in the spring, […]
2010 – Former Dream Theater and current Avenged Sevenfold drummer Mike Portnoy posted this mysterious message on Twitter: “There’s alot of things going on in my life I wish I could openly and honestly talk about at the moment, but cannot… but when I can, I will…”
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 – Sir Paul McCartney Joins Ringo Onstage To Celebrate Drum Legend’s 70th Birthday Last night at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, Sir Paul McCartney joined Ringo Starr’s All Starr Band during their performance Wednesday night as a surprise for his former Beatle bandmate’s 70th birthday. Joining in on a rendition of the […]
2010 – In the UK, Led Zeppelin were voted nation’s fav band by the BBC’s “I’m in a Rock ‘n’ Roll Band” on This Day in Rock!
2010 – In the UK, Led Zeppelin were voted nation’s fav band by the BBC’s “I’m in a Rock ‘n’ Roll Band” on This Day in Rock! The mighty Zep beat out the Beatles and Queen in the phone in vote. John Bonham also won top honors as Fav drummer, but Jimi Hendrix was voted […]
LED ZEPPELIN’s Jimmy Page Talks About The John Bonham Story In New Audio Interview – He Was “Head And Shoulders Above Anyone Around Him” Rock Hard Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 13:17:38 EST The John Bonham Story, narrated by Dave Grohl (THE FOO FIGHTERS, THEM CROOKED VULTURES), will air 3 PM (BST) Monday, […]
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 […]