rock

Dave Navarro Recruits Perry Farrell, Gavin Rossdale, Billy Idol For Benefit Concert

An all-star band is being assembled to raise money for a good cause. Dave Navarro and Billy Morrison have announced the second installment of Above Ground – an organization that is dedicated to raising awareness and money for the treatment of mental health. Navarro’s Jane’s Addiction bandmate...
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Metallica Donates $279,000 to Romanian Children's Hospital

Metallica rocked Romania this week, and also left the European nation with a special gift. The heavy metal legends have donated $279,000 to help build the first pediatric oncology and radiotherapy hospital in the country. The money will go to Daruieste Viata (The Give Life Association). “The...
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This Pokémon Looks Like Gene Simmons of Kiss, and He's Not Impressed

A new Pokémon has been discovered, and he looks just like Gene Simmons . Obstagoon is the latest character to be revealed for the franchise, and he appears to be inspired by the Kiss frontman. Just like the God Of Thunder, Obstagoon has black and white marking across his face. Obstagoon also has...
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Who Is the Most Important Member of Any Band?

There's a running joke that the bass guitar is the lamest, least important instrument in the band. But according to a new study published by the National Academy of Sciences , our brains can find a song's rhythm more accurately by listening to the low tones played on the bass. That means that...
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Did Jack White and Jack Black Record a Song Together?

Dreams of a Jack White – Jack Black collaboration are becoming a little more real. Rock fans have long wanted the opposite shades of Jacks to get together in the studio, and that part has definitely happened. Black and his band Tenacious D performed in Nashville over the weekend and brought the...
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Metallica's 'S&M2' Concert Coming to Theaters for One Night Only

Metallica is again joining forces with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra for a reprise of their famed 1999 performance . The celebration of album S&M ’s 20th anniversary sold out almost immediately, so the band is now offering a different way for fans around the world to experience the...
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Miley Cyrus and Santana the Latest to Drop out of Woodstock 50

Miley Cyrus , Santana , The Lumineers , and The Raconteurs are the latest to remove themselves from Woodstock 50. The beleaguered festival finally found a home last week , moving on from s everal rejected locations in Upstate New York . The anniversary event is now scheduled to take place at the...
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Josh Homme Jams With The Raconteurs On-Stage

Two present-day guitar greats - whose beautifully dirty styles mesh perfectly - electrified the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles over the weekend. Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age joined Jack White and The Raconteurs on-stage. Homme added a fourth guitar to an extended version of “Blue Veins,”...
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'Bohemian Rhapsody' by Queen Is the First Video Released Before 1990 to Do This

Years before there was MTV, there was “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The classic video from Queen has been a hit with every generation since, and it has the views to prove it. The 1975 clip featuring a performance from the band and kaleidoscope shots of the four singing, has now hit over 1 billion views on...
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Woodstock 50 Loses Another Location, Possibly the Final Nail for the Festival

Woodstock 50 is filled with peace and love, but they can’t find anyone to understand them. The wayward festival has once again lost out on a location, as the planning board of Vernon, NY has denied the application to hold the three day concert at Vernon Downs in August. Vernon is the latest to shut...
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