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 – SLASH And MYLES KENNEDY Perform Acoustically On Australia’s ‘Max Sessions'; More Video Footage – Oct. 20, 2010 Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N’ ROSES) played an ultra-rare acoustic show in August in Sydney, Australia that was filmed for Foxtel’s “Max Sessions”. According to Australia’s long-running rock station Triple M, Slash and singer […]
2010 – Ozzy Osbourne Cancels German Show Due To Back Troubles September 16, 2010 Back problems have forced The Prince Of Darkness to postpone tonight’s concert in Oberhausen at the Konig – Pilsener Arena. Osbourne pulled a muscle in his back, resulting in doctors ordering him to rest for three to four days, according to […]
2010 – First Post-Flood Gibson USA Guitar Presented to Slash On the heels of a worldwide jaunt across the globe celebrating his first solo album release, legendary guitarist Slash was presented with a very special “first guitar” from the world’s premier musical instrument manufacturer and leader in music technology, Gibson USA. The story of the […]
2010 – Tom Petty tells Playboy “There are no record people left in the record business; now it’s some guy…
2010 – Tom Petty tells Playboy “There are no record people left in the record business; now it’s some guy who used to be with the leased-car department and got a promotion. Or maybe he was an accountant and now he’s a record-company president. And he hires more accountants and leased-car men”. Amazon.com Widgets
2010 – Former MÖTLEY CRUE Singer JOHN CORABI Questions Authenticity Of NIKKI SIXX’s Memoir – Apr. 1, 2010 Former MÖTLEY CRUE singer John Corabi has questioned the authenticity of CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx’s memoir, “The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star”. The book, which was supposedly taken from actual […]
2010, A very rare Led Zeppelin recording from a 1971 gig at St Matthew’s Baths Hall in Ipswich, England was unearthed at a car boot sale on This Day in Rock.
2010 – A very rare Led Zeppelin recording from a 1971 gig at St Matthew’s Baths Hall in Ipswich, England was unearthed at a car boot sale on This Day in Rock. The bootleg copy of the audio from the group’s gig on November 16th 1971 was picked up for just “two or three pounds” […]
2010 – Johnny Marr retrieved a stolen guitar taken in 2000 after a gig on This Day in Rock Music History!
2010 – Johnny Marr retrieved a stolen guitar taken in 2000 after a gig on This Day in Rock Music History! “Ecstatic” about getting it back, it was stolen from the Scala Nisghtclub in Kings Cross, London, England… Stephen White, the man who stole it, said he was “disgusted” with himself for taking the cherry […]
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 […]
2008 – Total Guitar magazine voted Celine Dion’s rendition of the AC/DC track ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’ as the world’s worst cover version ever, the magazines editor Stephen Lawson said Dion’s cover was “sacrilege”. In the best cover versions list, Jimi Hendrix was voted into first place with his version of the Bob […]