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WISHBONE ASH's Legendary Album 'Argus' To Be Released As Multi-Format Box Set For 50th Anniversary

Celebrating one of the most pivotal entries in the history of great British rock and prog albums, WISHBONE ASH's legendary LP "Argus" gets a 50th-anniversary multi-format box set release on April 14, 2023 through Madfish. Complete with its indelible Hipgnosis-designed album sleeve, 1972's "Argus" sa...
January 26, 2023

LYNYRD SKYNYRD And ZZ TOP Announce Co-Headlining 'The Sharp Dressed Simple Man' Tour

Titans of American classic rock ZZ TOP and LYNYRD SKYNYRD have announced their first co-headlining tour — "The Sharp Dressed Simple Man" tour — taking over 22 cities in North America this summer. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off on Friday, July 21 at iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre in West...
December 12, 2022

LYNYRD SKYNYRD-Headlined Hurricane Ian Benefit Concert Generates Over $1.5 Million For Relief

The sold-out Hurricane Ian benefit concert at Hertz Arena in n Estero, Florida generated over $1.5 million for Hurricane Ian relief. The December 1 concert was headlined by Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame group LYNYRD SKYNYRD and featured showstopping and heartfelt performances by Ira Dean, Gavin DeGraw,...
December 6, 2022

SHINEDOWN's BRENT SMITH: Performing 'Simple Man' With LYNYRD SKYNYRD Was 'A Very Special Moment For Me'

SHINEDOWN's Brent Smith joined LYNYRD SKYNYRD on stage on November 13 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee to perform the classic LYNYRD SKYNYRD song "Simple Man". SHINEDOWN recorded a cover of "Simple Man" in 2004 as an acoustic "thank you" to LYNYRD SKYNYRD singer Ronnie Van Zant's wido...
November 24, 2022


SHINEDOWN's Brent Smith joined LYNYRD SKYNYRD on stage this past Sunday (November 13) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee to perform the classic LYNYRD SKYNYRD song "Simple Man". Fan-filmed video of his appearance can be seen below. SHINEDOWN recorded a cover of "Simple Man" in 2004 as a...
November 16, 2022


Jayne Andrews, who has been managing JUDAS PRIEST for 36 years, was a guest on a recent episode of "Gabbing With Girlfriends", the new podcast hosted by Gloria Butler, wife and manager of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler. During the chat, which can be seen below, Andrews spoke about the fact that...
November 11, 2022

Watch: LAMB OF GOD Performs With Three Guitarists For First Time Ever

Former MACHINE HEAD and current VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel joined LAMB OF GOD on stage last night (Friday, October 7) at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California to perform the song "Redneck". LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe introduced Demmel to the crowd by saying: "We're gonna bring...
October 8, 2022

BRET MICHAELS Says POISON Doesn't Use Any Backing Tracks: 'We Sit At Soundcheck And Work On Those Harmonies'

In a new interview with Forrest of the Boise radio station 96.9 The Eagle, POISON frontman Bret Michaels was asked how he takes care of his voice while on tour. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I warm up. I do stuff… Because let's be really honest — the fans are traveling; they're...
May 27, 2022

BRET MICHAELS Says He Developed His Bandana-Folding Technique Through 'Much Trial And Error'

POISON frontman Bret Michaels recently spoke to Shaggy of the 94.9 and 104.5 The Pick radio station in Idaho Falls, Idaho about his recently released video tutorial on how to fold a bandana like a headband. Regarding how he developed the technique, Bret said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Th...
May 25, 2022

Take A Video Tour Of BRET MICHAELS's Award-Winning 'Rock Star Suite'

A new video tour of the Bret Michaels Rock Star Suite, the first-ever branded suite in the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, located in Puerto Aventuras, about one hour south of Cancun, Mexico, is available below. The suite spans over 8,000 square feet and was inspired by rocker Bret Michaels of '80s gl...
May 24, 2022

Watch: BRET MICHAELS Gives Tutorial On How To Tie A Bandana Like A Headband

POISON frontman Bret Michaels has shared a video tutorial on how to tie a bandana like a headband. At the beginning of the clip, which can be seen below, the 59-year-old rocker can be heard telling the viewer: "A lot of people ask me about the Bret Michaels patented headband diamond fold. For your b...
May 21, 2022

TED NUGENT Says EDDIE VAN HALEN Was The 'Best Guitarist' He Has Ever Seen

During yesterday's (Tuesday, May 3) edition of "The Nightly Nuge", a news-style clip in which legendary rocker Ted Nugent offers his take on the news of our world every night, he was asked to name the best guitar player he has ever seen. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "There's so many...
May 4, 2022

JOAN JETT Fires Back At TED NUGENT: He 'Has To Live With Being TED NUGENT, So That's Punishment Enough'

Joan Jett has fired back at Ted Nugent over his recent criticism of Rolling Stone magazine for including Jett on its list of "100 Greatest Guitarists". In December, the 73-year-old rocker, whose recent time in the spotlight has been more for his political views than his music, railed against Jett's...
May 3, 2022

$25 Tickets: DEF LEPPARD, THE WHO, AEROSMITH and More Join LIVE NATION's 'Concert Week'

Live Nation has announced the return of Concert Week, offering fans access to $25 all-in tickets to more than 3,700 shows across North America this year. The week-long program celebrates one of the biggest and most exciting years for live music and marks the kick-off to an epic summer concert season...
April 28, 2022

JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES Postpone Three Shows After Positive COVID-19 Test

JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES, the band led by former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5, has postponed the next three shows on its "Sinner" North American tour after a positive COVID-19 test within the touring party. JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES expect to resume the trek on April 28 in A...
April 23, 2022