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BRIAN MAY Shares Five-Minute Video Tribute To JEFF BECK: 'The Loss Is Incalculable'

QUEEN's Brian May was among the musicians who paid tribute to British guitar legend Jeff Beck following his death on Tuesday (January 10). The Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer, who rose to prominence with THE YARDBIRDS, died "suddenly" after contracting bacterial meningitis, his representative said. May...
January 12, 2023
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JOE SATRIANI: JEFF BECK 'Had An Enormous Impact On My Guitar Playing, My Musicianship And My Soul'

Joe Satriani was among the musicians who paid tribute to British guitar legend Jeff Beck following his death on Tuesday (January 10). The Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer, who rose to prominence with THE YARDBIRDS, died "suddenly" after contracting bacterial meningitis, his representative said. Joe took...
January 12, 2023
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MARTY FRIEDMAN: 'With JEFF BECK's Passing, A Huge And Tangible Void Has Been Left In The World Of Music'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman was among the musicians who paid tribute to British guitar legend Jeff Beck following his death on Tuesday (January 10). The Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer, who rose to prominence with THE YARDBIRDS, died "suddenly" after contracting bacterial meningitis, his re...
January 12, 2023
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ROBERT PLANT Pays Tribute To JEFF BECK: 'He Embraced Project After Project With Limitless Energy And Enthusiasm'

LED ZEPPELIN's Robert Plant was among the biggest names in rock and roll who paid tribute to British guitar legend Jeff Beck following his death on Tuesday (January 10). The Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer, who rose to prominence with THE YARDBIRDS, died "suddenly" after contracting bacterial meningitis...
January 12, 2023
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Rockers React To JEFF BECK's Death

Jimmy Page (LED ZEPPELIN),Paul Stanley (KISS),Gene Simmons (KISS),Ozzy Osbourne (BLACK SABBATH),Tony Iommi (BLACK SABBATH) and David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE, DEEP PURPLE) are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Jeff Beck. The legendary guitarist died on Tuesday (Ja...
January 11, 2023
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Legendary Guitarist JEFF BECK Dies At 78

Legendary guitarist Jeff Beck has died at the age of 78, his representative has confirmed. Beck died on Tuesday (January 10) after "suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis", the representative added. "His family ask for privacy while they process this tremendous loss," the rep said. Ozzy Osbourne...
January 11, 2023
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Original KISS Guitarist ACE FREHLEY's Early 1980s House In Connecticut Is Available As Airbnb Rental

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley's former residence in Wilton, Connecticut, is available to rent on Airbnb. Frehley reportedly bought the house in 1978, moved into it in 1979, left it in 1983 and eventually sold it in October 1986. The-three-plus-acre estate contains an attached recording studio...
January 11, 2023
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PUSCIFER Announces First European Tour In Seven Years

PUSCIFER continues its series of album-by-album remix collections with the release of "Existential Reckoning: Re-Wired" on March 31 via Puscifer Entertainment/Alchemy Recordings/BMG. A video for "A Singularity (Re-Imagined By Carina Round)", shot and edited by Maynard James Keenan, was released this...
January 11, 2023
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DEATH ANGEL's MARK OSEGUEDA On JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD: 'He's My Biggest Inspiration'

In a new interview with Czech Republic's Backstage TV, DEATH ANGEL singer Mark Osegueda spoke about his appreciation for British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "JUDAS PRIEST is my favorite heavy metal band of all time. When you say heavy metal, they a...
January 10, 2023
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Ex-ICED EARTH Singer TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Was 'Surprised' To See JON SCHAFFER Involved In U.S. Capitol Riot

Former ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens says that Jon Schaffer will "regret" his role in the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Owens, who joined ICED EARTH in 2003 and stayed in the group for four years before being fired in December 2007, addressed his time with the band in a new interview wi...
January 10, 2023
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KINGDOM COME's JAMES KOTTAK Says He Recently 'Jacked' His Left Hip Up When 'He Tripped And Fell On The Pavement'

Former SCORPIONS and current KINGDOM COME drummer James Kottak says that he "really jacked" his left up last fall when he "tripped and fell on the pavement." The 60-year-old musician, who missed some of KINGDOM COME's shows in September because he was dealing with "health issues", discussed his late...
January 9, 2023
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Former THE BLACK CROWES Drummer STEVE GORMAN Heads To Twin Cities As Morning Host For Classic Rock Station KQRS-FM

Cumulus Media has announced that it has appointed Steve Gorman, a founding member of the iconic American rock band THE BLACK CROWES, syndicated radio host, author, and podcaster, as morning on-air host on Minneapolis classic rock radio station KQRS-FM. Gorman will join the established "KQ Morning Sh...
January 9, 2023
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K.K. DOWNING's KK'S PRIEST To Perform At Sweden's TIME TO ROCK Festival

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing's new band KK'S PRIEST will perform at this summer's Time To Rock festival, set to take place July 8-10 in Knislinge, Sweden The announcement comes one month after KK'S PRIEST revealed that it would co-headline this year's edition of the Alcatraz open air h...
January 9, 2023
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Watch GEOFF TATE Perform QUEENSRŸCHE Classics In Avondale Estates, Georgia

Fan-filmed video of former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate's January 7 performance at 37 Main in Avondale Estates, Georgia can be seen below. Tate's "Big Rock Show Hits" tour kicked off on December 1. Tate and his international band — featuring guitarists Kieran Robertson from Scotland, James Brown fr...
January 8, 2023
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DREAM THEATER's JAMES LABRIE Shares The Secret To A Long And Happy Marriage

DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie, who celebrated his 33rd wedding anniversary to his "high school sweetheart" last September, was asked in a recent interview with "The Mistress Carrie Podcast" to name his secret to a happy, loving marriage. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I thin...
January 8, 2023