Steven Tyler Says ‘American Idol’ Has More Than Doubled Aerosmith’s Sales
Say what you want (some of us have) about Steven Tyler, but the mouth behind the lips claims that Aerosmith sales are up 260% due to his involvement with American Idol.
Metallica Sidesteps Complexity And Gets ‘Heavier, More Groove Oriented’ On Next Album
Metallica just celebrated their first thirty years as a band, and now, they’re off and running into their next thirty. The band has begun to work on songs for the follow up to ‘Death Magnetic,’ a record which many saw as a real return to form. Drummer Lars …
Van Halen Reveal Track Listing For ‘A Different Kind Of Truth’
All eyes and ears have been on Van Halen recently! First there was confirmation of a new album, then its title was revealed, tour dates announced, and finally a special small club show in New York. Now, thanks to MelodicRock.com, we have the what is reportedly the track listing for the long-awaited …
Kiss ‘Two Days’ From Finishing New Album ‘Monster’
Kiss are very close to finishing their next studio album, which they previously announced will be called ‘Monster.’ According to Paul Stanley, the band are “two days from finished with this album.”
Elton John Wants Justin Timberlake to Play Him in a Movie
Justin Timberlake may be “burning out his fuse out there alone” if Elton John has anything to say about it. With plans for a biopic in the works, Sir Elton has declared the one time teen star Timberlake as his top choice to play him.
Pink Floyd To Reunite For 2012 London Olympics?
Rumors set the woods alight, and the fire around Pink Floyd has begun. According to the London Evening Standard, the legendary band’s surviving members will reunite to close out the London 2012 Olympics.
Bon Jovi Death Prankster Taking Full Advantage of Newfound Notoriety
As previously reported, Jeffrey Goho, the man who started the recent Bon Jovi Is Dead hoax, has been the object of hate mail and general disgust. Now, thanks to this world of instant fame and the art of cashing in, you can add recording offers to that list as well.
Cheap Trick Rocking Into 2012 With Live Webcast Tonight
Cheap Trick fans: get ready to ring in 2012 with total rock action! Tonight — that’s Dec 31, 2011 (aka New Year’s Eve) — GFL-TV and Jannus Live are offering up a live webcast of the band’s concert in Tampa Bay, Fla. Transmission…
Metallica’s James Hetfield Reportedly Attacks Paparazzi With Rocks
Let he who is without rock cast the first stone! Metallica’s James Hetfield recently took aim, figuratively and literally, at a member of the paparazzi. While on a nice little relaxing vacation over Christmas with his family in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Hetfeild was followed by photog…
Slash Trying To Put Axl Rose Feud To Rest?
It’s a pretty universal idea that with the calendar about to flip over to a brand new year, thoughts of the last 365 days merge with hopes for the next. Slash has been doing some pondering of his own. In a recent Esquire magazine column titled “Slash: What I’ve Learned,” there’s an interesting ser…
Mick Jagger Sends Fans A Holiday Card – Pic of the Week
Mick Jagger is always on the move! This Rolling Stone really doesn’t gather any moss! With a hectic 2011 nearly behind him, he took a moment to thank his fans and wish well to one and all. You can read his message right here. (Wow, he even writes like a rich guy, huh?)
Nikki Sixx Says Motley Crue Want To ‘Go Out On Top’
Only yesterday, Vince Neil was telling the media that the Motley Crue’s upcoming Vegas romp might be the start of their farewell. Now today, word comes in from bassist Nikki Sixx that, though a farewell may be in the cards at some point, it might be a long goodbye.