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How SAMMY HAGAR Keeps From Growing Old

In a new interview with Japanese music critic and radio personality Masa Ito of TVK's "Rock City", legendary rocker Sammy Hagar spoke about his enduring passion for making music and performing live. The 74-year-old musician said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "The reason I can still sing and...
October 2, 2022
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SIMON WRIGHT Looks Back On His Time With AC/DC In New Episode Of 'Beyond The Thunder' Podcast

"Were you the first official member of AC/DC to quit?" That's the question posed to former AC/DC drummer, Simon Wright, during the latest episode of "AC/DC Beyond The Thunder", a podcast that features high-profile guests who've been influenced by, or in this case involved with, the Rock And Roll Hal...
September 30, 2022
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DAVE NAVARRO To Sit Out JANE'S ADDICTION's Fall 2022 Tour Due To His Nearly Year-Long Battle With 'Long COVID'

Guitarist Dave Navarro will sit out JANE'S ADDICTION's upcoming tour with SMASHING PUMPKINS due to his continuing battle with "long COVID", a condition characterized by symptoms of COVID-19 and other syndromes months after the initial illness has subsided. He will be replaced on the road by QUEENS O...
September 30, 2022
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TROY LUCCKETTA Doesn't Know If He Will Ever Play With TESLA Again

Troy Luccketta says that he doesn't know if he will ever play with TESLA again. Last September, the 62-year-old drummer, who lives outside Nashville, Tennessee, announced that he would "take a little time from the road" to spend with family and friends. He is being replaced at TESLA's gigs by Steve...
September 29, 2022
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SAMMY HAGAR Talks Proposed EDDIE VAN HALEN Tribute Concert: 'I Would Love To Play Those Songs Again'

Sammy Hagar has once again weighed in on the proposed all-star VAN HALEN tribute concert, saying "would love to play music" with Alex Van Halen and Michael Anthony again. No progress has been reported on a possible VAN HALEN tribute show since April when former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted reveal...
September 28, 2022
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Watch NIKKI SIXX And TOMMY LEE Perform MÖTLEY CRÜE Classics At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert

MÖTLEY CRÜE's Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee played two of the band's classic songs at last night's (Tuesday, September 27) Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. Sixx and Lee were introduced to the stage by Hawkins's FOO FIGHTERS bandmate Dave Grohl, who told the crowd: "Taylor a...
September 28, 2022
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Watch: MILEY CYRUS Joins DEF LEPPARD Members For 'Photograph' Performance At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert

Miley Cyrus joined members of DEF LEPPARD on stage at last night's (Tuesday, September 27) Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, California to perform the band's 1983 hit "Photograph". Sharing the stage with Cyrus, Joe Elliott, Rick Savage and Phil Collen for the "Photograp...
September 28, 2022
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Watch WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Shred VAN HALEN's 'Panama' And 'Hot For Teacher' At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert In L.A.

Wolfgang Van Halen joined Dave Grohl, THE DARKNESS singer Justin Hawkins and acclaimed session drummer Josh Freese at the second Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at Los Angeles's Kia Forum on September 27 to perform two classic VAN HALEN songs, "Hot For Teacher" and "Panama". Fan-filmed video can be s...
September 28, 2022
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Watch GEEZER BUTLER, LARS ULRICH, SEBASTIAN BACH And DAVE GROHL Cover BLACK SABBATH At TAYLOR HAWKINS Tribute Concert In L.A.

BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach joined Dave Grohl and some of his FOO FIGHTERS bandmates on stage at last night's (Tuesday, September 27) Taylor Hawkins tribute concert at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, California to perfo...
September 28, 2022
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GREAT WHITE Recruits ALL OR NOTHING Singer BRETT CARLISLE For Las Vegas Concert (Video)

GREAT WHITE recruited Brett Carlisle to front the band for its performance this past Saturday night (September 24) at the Cannery Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Carlisle was filling in for GREAT WHITE's singer of the past few months, Andrew Freeman, who was unable to make the gig due to a schedu...
September 26, 2022
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ALTER BRIDGE's MARK TREMONTI Doesn't Rule Out Autobiography

In a new interview with Lou Brutus of HardDrive Radio, ALTER BRIDGE guitarist Mark Tremonti was asked if he would consider one day releasing an autobiography. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Well, you never know. I'll have to live a little bit more life before that happens. I wan...
September 26, 2022
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STEVE VAI Says Recently Released Documentary About His First 30 Years Is 'Entertaining' And 'Charming'

Earlier this month, filmmaker Alan Berry released a 77-minute documentary covering the life of legendary guitarist Steve Vai from 1960 to 1990. "Steve Vai The Documentary: His First 30 Years (1960-1990)" contains hundreds of Vai-centric facts and stories that even the most ardent fan will not have k...
September 26, 2022
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DAVID LEE ROTH Shares Newly Recorded Version Of VAN HALEN's 'Dance The Night Away'

David Lee Roth has shared a new solo version of the VAN HALEN classic "Dance The Night Away". The track, like the previously released "Panama" and "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", was laid down on May 3, 2022 during a session at Henson Recording Studio in Hollywood, California. Joining Roth in the studio...
September 24, 2022
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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Share EDDIE VAN HALEN Tribute Song 'Eddie'

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have released a new song inspired by legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen. "Eddie" is taken from RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' upcoming second album of 2022, "Return Of The Dream Canteen", which will arrive on October 14. The LP will be issued just six months after the release of "Unli...
September 23, 2022
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RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS To Release EDDIE VAN HALEN-Inspired Song 'Eddie'

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have released a short teaser for a new song inspired by legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen. A 57-second clip of "Eddie" was uploaded to RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' Twitter account, with RHCP frontman Anthony Kiedis delivering lines that are a clear reference to the late VAN HALEN a...
September 22, 2022