Human Interest

R.I.P. Bob Coburn, Host Of Radio Show "Rockline" (1948-2016)

Bob Coburn, KLOS-FM deejay and host of nationally syndicated rock radio program "Rockline", died Saturday at the age of 68. Coburn was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer earlier this year. "While he has been fighting like a champion ever since, all rock and roll journeys eventually come to an...
Read More

Elton John Launches Contest To Create Videos For Classic Songs

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Elton John and Bernie Taupin's songwriting partnership, the singer and YouTube have launched "Elton John: The Cut" to give a visual accompaniment to "Bennie and the Jets," "Rocket Man" and "Tiny Dancer," three classic Elton songs that were released before the...
Read More

Happy Birthday To Billy Gibbons Of ZZ Top

Happy 67th Birthday to the one and only Billy Gibbons, guitarist/vocalist of ZZ Top. Gibbons was born December 16, 1949 in Houston, TX and he formed ZZ Top in late 1969. The band haven't updated their Facebook page since September (below), but they do have a recent live album you can check out and...
Read More

Iron Maiden Drummer Nicko McBrain Honored By U.S. Navy Seals (Video)

Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain was recently presented with a special award by the U.S. Navy Seals. McBrain has previously helped raise funds for the Navy Seals alongside his friend - golfer Mike Zeigler - who also plays bass in McBrain's band The McBrainiacs. During a recent McBrainiacs...
Read More

Joe Bonamassa Hits Overzealous Bouncer With His Guitar

Blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa recently took action against an overzealous bouncer at his Brady Theater show in Tulsa, OK - poking the security guard on the head with his guitar. In his Instagram post below, Bonamassa says: "To the bouncer who harassed one of our fans up front...that is why you can...
Read More

Rush Drummer Neil Peart Offers Advice To Aspiring Musicians

RUSH drummer Neil Peart recently spoke to Drum! Magazine and offered his advice to young musicians. Peart said: "It is not given to every musician to make a living at it, never mind fame and fortune, but it can still be a rewarding lifetime pursuit. You really cannot play too much, on your own,...
Read More

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne To Renew Marriage Vows

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are reportedly planning to renew their marriage vows. Sharon revealed the news in a recent interview with U.K. tabloid the Sun, saying: "Ozzy asked me to renew our wedding vows and I'd like to. I'm happy and to be honest that's all I want for Christmas this year. It is easy...
Read More

Bob Dylan Never Imagined Winning Nobel Prize For Literature (Video)

Bob Dylan did not attend the December 10 Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden but he did provide a speech, which was read by the U.S. ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji. In the speech, Dylan said: "Being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature is something I never could have imagined or seen...
Read More

Iggy Pop Nominated For Golden Globe and Grammy Awards

Iggy Pop has been nominated for his first-ever Golden Globe Award - he's up for Best Original Song for "Gold," the tune he penned with Danger Mouse for the upcoming Matthew McConaughey film Gold. Also nominated in that category are Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande, Lin-Manuel Miranda...
Read More

Meat Loaf To Appear On "Oprah: Where Are They Now?"

Meat Loaf continues to promote his new album, Braver Than We Are, which was released September 16. Meat will appear on "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" on Saturday, December 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Fans will hear the story behind "Paradise By The Dashboard Light," how Meat...
Read More

Pages