28Feb/11

Poison And Motley Crue Confirm Tour Plans

Despite previous rumours and remarks in the press, Poison and Motley Crue will be teaming up together for a co-headlining tour in North America with special guest act, The New York Dolls. Glam – A – Gedon 25 will be the name of the tour, referencing the 25 year anniversary of Poison and tickets will go on sale March 18th. (more…)
28Feb/11

Trent Reznor Scores An Oscar For 'The Social Network'

Though it wasn’t all that surprising (even in a night that was completely free of twists), the Oscar victory for Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for Best Original Score on Sunday night (February 27) was no less satisfying to the rock community. Reznor has been a part of the conversation since he founded Nine Inch Nails more than two decades ago, and he (along with longtime collaborator Ross) has come a long way since his early days. (more…)

28Feb/11

Black Label drummer update

Zakk Wylde has cleared up doubts surrounding the sudden departure of Black Label Society drummer Will Hunt by explaining the band knew it was going to happen in advance.

Hunt, also of Evanescence, was replaced by Johnny Kelly of Type O Negative fame in Paris last night, and Kelly will continue on the rest of BLS’s European tour. (more…)

25Feb/11

Black Label Society Shakeup

Black Label Society drummer Will Hunt has left the band with immediate effect. He’ll be replaced by Johnny Kelly of Type O Negative and Danzig fame in Paris tomorrow night, and for the rest of the band’s European tour. A statement says: “Will Hunt is no longer with BLS, and replacing him is Johnny Kelly. Additional information will be announced soon.”

Source: antiMUSIC

24Feb/11

Grohl dedicates award to Cobain

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl dedicated his NME Godlike Genius Award to his late Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain in London on Wednesday night.

The drummer was handed the accolade during the star-studded ceremony at the O2 Academy in Brixton, where famous friends like Paul McCartney, Jack Black and his Them Crooked Vultures bandmates Josh Homme and John Paul Jones paid tribute to the rocker in video messages. (more…)