Ex-Hole Guitarist Eric Erlandson Talks ‘Letters To Kurt’ Cobain
Nearly 20 years after his death, you’d think it would be safe to bet that every possible Kurt Cobain-inspired book, album, television show, and film had already been released. But you’d lose that bet thanks to Hole’s Eric Erlandson, who&CloseCurlyQuote…
Blur’s Damon Albarn Debuts First Single from Opera Project
With the May 8 release of his opera debut, ‘Dr. Dee,’ just around the corner, it’s time for Damon Albarn to crank up the promotional machine — and he’s started doing just that, premiering the first single, ‘The Marvelous Dream.&CloseC…
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, includ…
Linkin Park Singer Promises Return to ‘Familiar’ Sound After ‘Bonkers’ Last Album
If you thought Linkin Park went a little too far afield on their last album, 2010′s ‘A Thousand Suns,’ you aren’t alone. In fact, Park frontman Chester Bennington says the band knew it needed to do a little less experimenting on its new record, due for rel…
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Breaks U.K. Classical Charts
While Radiohead are busy road testing new material on their current tour (and prompting speculation about their next album), guitarist Jonny Greenwood has scored (Get it? Scored? Ha ha ha) his first solo hit on the U.K. classical charts.
Jane’s Addiction Seek Artsy Locals for ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ Tour
Do you have a special talent? Are you interested in seeing Jane’s Addiction on tour — from a once-in-a-lifetime, behind-the-scenes perspective? This could be your opportunity to put your unique gifts to work for the greater good of rock and roll.
Slash Admits He Once French-Kissed a Giraffe
Rock ‘n’ roll has acquired a lot of wild mysteries and legends over the years, but during his recent appearance on Australia’s Triple M radio, Slash was forced to address what might be one of the all-time wackiest: the rumor that he once French-kissed a giraffe.
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.
Chickenfoot Returning to the Road for 2012 U.S. Spring Tour
After taking a couple months to recharge their batteries after their successful fall tour in support of their latest album, the boys in Chickenfoot have lined up a new string of dates that will see them rocking cities across the United States throughout May and June.
Korn’s Jonathan Davis: ‘We’re Not a Metal Band’
Korn have never exactly been the kind of band that tries to please critics — or, for that matter, anyone else but themselves — so when their tenth studio album, ‘The Path of Totality,’ was greeted with wildly mixed reactions last December, it was pretty much par for the course, albeit with one cruci…
Jesse Leach on Auditioning for His Killswitch Engage Return + Band’s New Material
Now that the official announcement is out of the way, Jesse Leach can start talking publicly about his reunion with Killswitch Engage — and he hasn’t wasted any time, offering a few hints about what fans can expect from the band’s new material during a recent ra…
In Flames Concert Cut Short After Bomb Threat
The audience at last night’s (Feb. 9) Albuquerque, N.M., stop on the In Flames and Trivium tour missed out on seeing the full experience, due to a bomb threat that forced In Flames to cut their set short before completing their final song of the show.