Cavo, ‘Celebrity’ – Exclusive Video Premiere
St. Louis rockers Cavo are gearing up to drop their new album, ‘Thick as Thieves,’ on April 10. In advance of its release, Loudwire is presenting the exclusive premiere of the music video for the disc’s second single, ‘Celebrity.’
Rock Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies at 64
Legendary rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away on Saturday, March 3, at the age of 64. The veteran musician founded the band Montrose with Sammy Hagar in the early ’70s. While an exact cause of death has not been announced, the guitarist did battle prostate cancer in recent yea…
King’s X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Suffers Heart Attack
King’s X drummer Jerry Gaskill suffered a heart attack Saturday night, according to a Facebook post from singer-bassist DUg Pinnick. The veteran prog-rock band’s stickman (far right in above photo) apparently is in stable condition after being operated on at a hospita…
Jimmy Fallon (as Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder) Sings ‘Jeremy (Lin)’
On his late-night talk show Thursday night, Jimmy Fallon channeled Eddie Vedder to sing a tribute to New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin. Fallon reworked the lyrics to Pearl Jam‘s classic ‘Jeremy’ to reflect the ‘Linsanity’ that has taken over the N…
Machine Head Members Chat Up Music Class at Oklahoma High School
Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce recently gave some students a thrill when they stopped by Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Okla., on Feb. 13 and spoke to students in a music class for an hour.
DragonForce Stream New Song ‘Fallen World’
UK power metal band DragonForce are offering a preview of their upcoming ‘The Power Within’ with a full stream of the new song ‘Fallen World.’
Favorite Nirvana Song – Readers Poll
Today (Feb. 20, 2012) would have marked the 45th birthday of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, a man who changed the face of music in the early ’90s and whose influence is still heard on rock radio today.
Black Sabbath European Shows Rebooked as ‘Ozzy + Friends’ Featuring Zakk Wylde and Slash
With Tony Iommi battling lymphoma and Bill Ward in a contract dispute with the band, Black Sabbath will now only play one gig on their previously scheduled European tour.
Drummer Bill Ward ‘Hopeful’ About Rejoining Black Sabbath
With all the controversy surrounding Bill Ward and his current exit from Black Sabbath‘s lineup, the drummer has penned an open letter to fans explaining that he has not declined to participate in the reunion, as has been widely reported. He goes onto say that he’s ‘hopef…
Dave Grohl Clarifies Grammy Acceptance Speech
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl‘s acceptance speech at last Sunday’s Grammy Awards stirred up a lot of reaction — both positive and negative — when he seemed to deride electronic music in favor of using real instruments. However, in a new open letter, Grohl clarifi…
Marilyn Manson Announces 2012 U.S. Tour Dates
Marilyn Manson has unveiled dates for a spring U.S. tour that will see the shock rocker and his band hitting intimate theaters and clubs. These gigs are being called the first set of dates, so there’s more to come.
2012 Grammy Award Winners
The winners of the 2012 Grammy Awards have all been announced. In the rock world, it was all Foo Fighters all the time.