Marriage Woes Inspired

50 years ago today Phil Collins joined Genesis replacing John Mayhew on drums. It took him 10 years to contribute any songs. “Misunderstanding” was the first they recorded. Marriage woes motivated Phil Collins to write it.  It...

Not a Sell out

James Hetfield turns 57 today.  When Metallica first came out they could do no wrong with their fans but then came “Fade to Black”on 1984’s “Ride the Lightening”.  It was a ballad and even though it had...

She doesn't know him (allegedly)

Courtney Love took to Twitter to deny that she knew the late Jeffrey Epstein, despite her name coming up on a list of contacts in his address book. The news that Love’s name was found in Epstein’s book...

Be Nice

Carl Palmer has once again proved why he was the drummer in Emerson, Lake & Palmer and not the singer and guitarist. As a tribute to the late Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, he posted a video...

It's Miller Time

Paul McCartney‘s expanded reissue of his 1997 album, Flaming Pie — set for release this coming Friday — contains previously unreleased demos, outtakes, and rehearsal tapes. But Rolling Stone got hold of a version of one rarity...

New Van Halen (Kind Of)

If you’re thinking that the debut album from Wolfgang Van Halen, the son of Eddie Van Halen, is going to be the second coming of Van Halen, think again. Wolfie says, “I’m not trying to be my...

Don't Hold Your Breath

  Mick Jagger on the status of The Rolling Stones new studio album. “We recorded some at the same time we recorded ‘Living in a Ghost Town’ — recorded a bunch of tracks. So actually I’ve been...

New Old Stones

The Rolling Stones have provided a preview of “Scarlet,” the unreleased song that’s part of the September 4th deluxe reissue of their 13th studio album in America, Goats Head Soup. Keith Richards cut the song with Jimmy...

The Battle from Mediocrity

Former Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach definitely has too much time on his hands as he continues to go after Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho. It all started when Bach said Jericho lip syncs in concert. Jericho naturally...

Frantic Drums

Moody Blues bassist and singer John Lodge was born on July 20th, 1945. Their song “The Story in Your Eyes” was written on acoustic guitar and recorded on eight-track in an old London church. It was on...