All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘rock and roll’

Marilyn Manson Performs With Johnny Depp And Ninja Of Antwoord For Halloween

As a surprise for his audience at The Roxy Theater on Halloween, rocker Marilyn Manson brought two guests to join him onstage: Johnny Depp and Die Antwoord’s Ninja. The two joined Manson onstage for a performance of his song “The Beautiful People” at a Halloween concert on October 31, Friday. While Depp played the guitar, Manson and Ninja reportedly paraded …

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Phil Collins Donates Personal Collection Of Artifacts To New Alamo Museum

Putting his intense fascination with the Alamo to good use, singer Phil Collins has donated part of his personal collection of Alamo artifacts to a museum dedicated to the famous battle. Collins handed over on Tuesday, October 28, some of what is considered to be the world’s largest private collection of Alamo artifacts to the state of Texas, which will …

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Dave Grohl Sets Out to Reinvent the Wheel

Much like fans of the book series A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones), every musical fan out there knows how painstaking it is to wait for their favorite band’s next album. However, fans are also usually understanding toward the process – the band has to take time off from touring and making money; they have to …

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AC/DC News: Rock Group is Not Retiring

Yesterday, rumors abounded on the internet claiming that the famed rock group AC/DC was on the verge of retirement due to the failing health of one of its band members. Today, the band released a statement assuring fans that, while one of the band members is suffering from ill health, the band is not ready to retire quite yet. The …

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Paul Stanley, KISS Frontman, Rips Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Legendary hard rock band KISS has been stirring controversy over the drama that surrounds their recent induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Outspoken guitarist and vocalist Paul Stanley has been candid about his sentiments toward the long-standing induction. After being passed over for 14 years, the iconic glam rockers are finally being inducted by the Rock Hall. …

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Def Leppard Announces 2014 North American Tour With Kiss

Fans of hard rock and heavy metal can rejoice because an epic team-up is about to happen this year. Legendary bands Kiss and Def Leppard are headlining a 2014 summer tour of the United States and Canada. Both groups made the announcement on Monday at the House of Blues in Los Angeles. The press conference was shown to the public …

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Def Leppard Is Set To Tour With Kiss This Summer

Def Leppard and Kiss may be a couple of bands that many people have not heard too much about in recent years, but they will be touring together later this year. Two of the biggest rock bands of all time are set to share a stage together, a fact that should make all of their fans even more excited for …

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Arctic Monkeys Declare The Return Of Rock ‘N’ Roll In BRIT Awards Speech

The Arctic Monkeys emerged victorious over heavy contender One Direction for the Best British Group award and snagged the highly coveted Best British Album at the 2014 BRIT Awards. Frontman Alex Turner drew applause from the crowd as he gave an intense speech declaring the inevitable return and dominance of rock ‘n’ roll. Turner also joked about losing a £15 …

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Ted Nugent Rocks Texas for Republican Greg Abbott’s Campaign

Ted Nugent, the 65-year-old rock musician, is campaigning alongside Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott of the GOP who is running for governor. Nugent is a 70’s rock icon who has been a long-time active supporter of the Republican Party. He is also an advocate of gun ownership rights and a member of the National Rifle Association. The rock star is …

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Stevie Nicks Wants To Write For “Game of Thrones”

Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks is known for her penchant to write memorable lyrics as well as her rhythmic voice. However, even this gifted performer can marvel at other talented artists and their work. Nicks has recently admitted to being a Game of Thrones fan, and has even gone as far as to express her desire to create music for the …

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Christine McVie: The Rumors Are True, She’s Back With Fleetwood Mac

The rumors are true after all. Keyboardist and vocalist Christine McVie is back with Fleetwood Mac, after being in retirement for 16 years. A statement released by the band’s publicist via its website says, “McVie has indeed re-joined Fleetwood Mac and we are hoping to make an announcement about a possible tour for the full tilt Macsters some time in 2014.” …

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Lou Reed, Legendary Rock Musician, Dies At 71

Lou Reed, the rock legend, passed away on Sunday, October 27. He was 71 years old, and known for his work with the band The Velvet Underground, as well as his hit song “Walk On The Wild Side.” It was revealed that he died of liver disease, after having liver transplant surgery in May of this year. He was treated …

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