Radiohead Stage Collapse Kills One in Toronto
Radiohead are the latest act to deal with the increasing issue of stage safety. The group was set to play Toronto’s Downsview Park Saturday (June 16) when the stage collapsed, killing one person and injuring another three according to initial reports from CBC News.
Foo Fighters Frontman Dave Grohl Leaves Two $1,000 Tips for Philadelphia Wait Staff
The legend of “nice guy” Dave Grohl continues to grow by each good deed done. The latest act of generosity came from Philadelphia last month where the singer left a pair of rather substantial tips for the wait staff taking care of him during a wedding bash.
Legendary Studio Engineer George Marino Dies of Lung Cancer
You may not know his name, but George Marino has worked on many of the biggest albums over the past five decades. The legendary mastering engineer passed away Monday (June 4) after a year-long battle with lung cancer.
Slash Recalls How He Got His Nickname
Before there was Slash, there was Saul Hudson, a British-born kid who moved to the United States for his formative years. But it wasn’t until he became a mischievous teen that he earned the nickname for which people now recognize him.
Michael McKean of Spinal Tap Suffers Broken Leg After Being Struck by Car
Wasn’t it supposed to be the drummer that always suffered the misfortune in Spinal Tap? That wasn’t the case on Tuesday as ‘This is Spinal Tap’ actor Michael McKean, who played the role of frontman David St. Hubbins in the cult mockumentary film about a heavy metal band,…
Foo Fighters Reactivate Chevy Metal Cover Band With Mick Jagger, ‘Saturday Night Live’ Cas…
If you thought the season finale of ‘Saturday Night Live’ was a little heavier than usual on the musical input, that was only the beginning of the musical bash thrown down to finish out the year.
Guns N’ Roses Singer Axl Rose Dodges Beer, Suffers Fall at Liverpool Show
It’s not exactly been an easy ride so far for Axl Rose, who’s had a very accident-prone run on the road this year with Guns N’ Roses.
Mick Jagger Joined by Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters + Jeff Beck on ‘Saturday Night Live’ Seaso…
If you’re going out, go out big! That’s exactly what the season finale of ‘Saturday Night Live’ did with its musical guests (and farewell to cast member Kristen Wiig). Rock legend Mick Jagger served as ‘SNL’ host, but the Rolling Stones frontman brought along a fe…
Austin City Limits 2012 Lineup Announced
The full lineup for the 2012 Austin City Limits Festival won’t be revealed until May 22, but thanks to the festival’s enterprising organizers, a few of the acts are being revealed over the weekend.
AC/DC’s Angus Young Named Top Australian Guitar Player
Rock god Angus Young of AC/DC has been chosen as the greatest guitar player in Australian music history by Australian Guitar magazine.