Billie Joe Armstrong’s Rehab Long Overdue, Green Day Insider Suggests
Green Day‘s epic weekend — which started with a tantrum-marred set at the iHeartRadio Festival and ended with frontman Billie Joe Armstrong checking into rehab — may have come as a shock to fans, but according to the latest rumors, it was probably inevitable.
The Cult Survive Bus Crash in Croatia
For a lot of people, the experience of riding on a bus in Croatia would probably be at least mildly disconcerting all by itself, but members of veteran rock band the Cult took things one step further this week by narrowly escaping serious harm — or worse — in an early morning automotive …
Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveal Release Dates for 18 New Songs
We told you a few weeks ago that the Red Hot Chili Peppers would be releasing a slew of new tracks over the next six months, but we weren’t sure how or when they’d be unleashing all that music. Now, thanks to a press release from the band, we can give you some of the details.
Rufus Wainwright Sings Classic Chewing Gum Jingles in Funny or Die Video
Back in the glory days of major labels and FM radio, pop stars didn’t have to think too hard about promoting their latest album — they released a single, made a video, did the talk show rounds, and hit the road. But that era’s over, and now artists need to get a little more creative when it comes to…
Jack White’s Third Man Records to Release White Stripes Concert DVD + Rare Raconteurs Trac…
You’d think everyone at Third Man Records would have their hands full getting ready for the release of Jack White‘s upcoming solo debut, ‘Blunderbuss,’ on April 24. But they still have a few hours left in the day, apparently, because the latest installment of the label’…
Bret Michaels Drafts KISS, Pantera, Van Halen + Aerosmith Members for New Album
Recording a duet with Miley Cyrus must have triggered some sort of collaboration fever for Bret Michaels. For his new album, ‘Get Your Rock On,’ he broke out his rolodex and lined up a veritable who’s who of rock ‘n’ roll luminaries, including members of KISS, Pantera, …
Slash and Betty White Get Their Frog Fix in New Zoo Commercial
If you had “February 2012″ in the office pool for when the increasingly, unstoppably ubiquitous Betty White would finally get around to filming a commercial with Slash, good news: you win.
Slash Wraps Sessions for Upcoming Solo Album
While you were focusing on the Super Bowl over the weekend, Slash was hard at work — and all that dedication paid off with a brand new video and completed tracks for his next studio album.
AC/DC Get Their Own Pinball Machine
For nearly 40 years now, AC/DC have remained a proud bastion of good old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll regardless of changing trends — so it only stands to reason that in 2012, long after the pinball industry’s glorious heyday, the legendary rockers are teaming up with Stern Pinbal…
Guns N’ Roses To Invade U.S. Clubs
Nearly a quarter of a century after they staged their fan favorite ‘Live at the Ritz’ concert, Guns N’ Roses are set to return to the renowned New York City theater as part of a six-date jaunt through the Northeast that will also take them into Maryland, New Jersey, and Illinois.