While receiving the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award for Outstanding Contribution to U.K. Music, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson took time out to give an update on his recovery from cancer. He said that he’s been “very fortunate” and has had a “really good … [Read More...]
Gary Graff of Billboard reports:
Joining Slayer for a second time has been a different kind of reign for drummer Paul Bostaph.
When Bostaph first replaced founding drummer Dave Lombardo in 1992, the group had completed its first decade and released its first five albums. … [Read More...]
Greg Prato of the Long Island Pulse spoke with Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton. Portions of the interview appear below.
Long Island Pulse: Forty years later, how do you view Toys in the Attic?
Tom Hamilton: That one was really a moment of inspiration for us. Our second … [Read More...]
Brian Hiatt of Rolling Stone reports:
For years, Rush had an uneasy relationship with an oft-skeptical rock press. So fans got to know the band members' diverse personalities largely from live shows, tour books, videos and drummer Neil Peart's own prose. But as the band proved … [Read More...]
On June 27th, 2015 Rockbar opened its doors to some of the finest guitar players in the San Jose, California Bay area. Contestants got to show their talents on guitar and battle Satan Guitar Soul Collecting Fury for a grand prize of cool stuff and guitar glory celebrity rockers … [Read More...]
Estranged Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward says he never stops listening back to his recorded work - and wishes he could improve certain aspects. The most famous example, he says, is Black Sabbath's Iron Man, from 1970 album Paranoid.
Ward, who released his solo album … [Read More...]