NEWS & GOSSIP

New Joan Jett Book By Todd Oldman

Rock-and-roll goddess Joan Jett holds a beloved place in the music world. She started her first band, The Runaways, at 15 and has blazed a trail that has inspired and thrilled her fans. AMMO Books is proud to release this authorized, loving tribute conceived and authored by designer Todd Oldham. The book chronicles all aspects […]

Green Day: Rock Band Launching In June 2010

USA Today—MTV Games and studio Harmonix will release a version of Rock Bandfeaturing the group Green Day on June 8 for Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, the publisher announced. Green Day: Rock Band will feature 47 songs from the trio’s catalog, and all tracks can be imported into Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and the upcoming Rock Band 3.The instrument-free […]

Kristen Stewart On Kissing Dakota Fanning: ‘I Wasn’t Allowed To Grope Her!’

Here’s a fun new interview with Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning talking “Runaways”! Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning share a smooch in their new rock ‘n’ roll movie, “The Runaways,” but Kristen said one thing got in the way – the law. “She was 15, and I wasn’t allowed to grope her,” Kristen, 19, told Access […]

DAVID BOWIE: “A Reality Tour” Q&A

  Since its release in late January (2010), David Bowie’s new live two-CD set A Reality Tour (ISO RECORDS and COLUMBIA/LEGACY, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT), has earned vast critical praise.  Here’s a sampling of the accolades for a set list that merged BOWIE classics with 10 songs from his Heathen (2002) and Reality(2003) albums. In this Q&A below, Bowie talks about […]

Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx To Bring His “Sixx Sense” Radio Show

Rock fans across the country will now have access to America’s premiere destination rock festival when Mötley Crüe and Sixx:A.M.’s  Nikki Sixx hosts his  nationally syndicated Premiere Radio Networks show, “Sixx Sense,” from this year’s ROCK ON THE RANGE.  The rock icon–who headlined last year’s festival–will set up a backstage studio giving listeners an all access look at […]

SMASHING PUMPKINS Announce Search for New Bassist and Keyboardist

With the news that THE SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Ginger Pooley has left the band to raise her new baby with her husband, BILLY CORGAN has announced that he will look for a new bassist in the same manner as he found new drummer Mike Byrne last year: via an open audition process (see below for details).   CORGAN also […]

Former Teen Actor Corey Haim Dead at 38

Source: AP The Los Angeles coroner’s office says “The Lost Boys” actor Corey Haim is dead at 38. Coroner’s Lt. Cheryl MacWillie said Wednesday that Haim died at 2:15 a.m. at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. She said an autopsy will determine the cause of death and said there are no other details. […]

Sir Paul McCartney Grooves at Son’s Gig

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY turned heads after he showed up to watch his son JAMES ‘ most recent live gig – and began singing and dancing to the tunes, acco rding to reports. The Beatles legend and his socialite girlfriend Nancy Shevell were amon g the crowd of 60 who saw the 32 year old perform at Audio […]

Funeral Service Held in Provo For Marie Osmond’s Son

Source: Fox News PROVO, Utah – Marie Osmond’s 18-year-old son is being remembered by family and friends as a funny person, a gifted musician, athlete and a peacemaker who taught others the importance of giving. Services were held at noon Monday for Michael Bryan, the fourth of Osmond’s eight children, at a chapel of The […]

GOO GOO DOLLS REVEAL TITLE OF BRAND-NEW ALBUM — SOMETHING FOR THE REST OF US

Image: Courtesy of WB The Goo Goo Dolls have announced that the title of their long-awaited forthcoming studio album will be SOMETHING FOR THE REST OF US, the Goo’s ninth studio album will be release by Warner Bros. Records later this year.   In the meantime, fans can catch The Goo Goo Dolls on the road and hear new […]

Final 24 series: Janis Joplin, Keith Moon, Gianni Versace, Nicole Bro

MVD Visual is proud to announce the DVD release of the Final 24 television series on DVD starting with the first set of titles on April 20: Janis Joplin, Keith Moon, Gianni Versace, and Nicole Brown Simpson. Each DVD will have a retail price of $14.95.   Final 24 is a compelling drama documentary series unlocking the hidden secrets, psychological flaws and events that result […]

MUSE’S NEW SINGLE “RESISTANCE” IS NO. 1

Muse have broken yet another record. Last year, the band’s single “Uprising” remained at No. 1 for 19 consecutive weeks on Mediabase’s Alternative Rock chart — breaking a record for the longest run at No. 1 in the history of the chart. Now with their new single, “Resistance,” leaping from No. 6 to the No. 1 […]

LADY GAGA’s Epic New Video For “Telephone” to Debut Exclusively on E News

Courtesy of E!  THREE Exclusive New Images from the Video Revealed! From the moment Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” danced through the radio airwaves, her millions of monsters worldwide have been eagerly and anxiously waiting for the music video debut of the hit single.The wait is finally over Thursday, March 11 when E! News exclusively premieres the epic video, which features pop […]

Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson Bring New Music To North American Tour

Iconic rockers Heart will spend some time this spring and summer on a North American tour in anticipation of a long-awaited new studio set.  The duo–made up of sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson–will take their backing band on the road beginning with a trio of early March concerts in British Columbia. The run moves into […]

WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE – A FILM ABOUT THE DOORS

WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE – A FILM ABOUT THE DOORS, uncovers historic and previously unseen footage of the illustrious rock quartet and provides new insight into the revolutionary impact of its music and legacy.  Directed by award-winning writer/director Tom DiCillo and narrated by Johnny Depp, the film is a riveting account of the band’s history and […]

Billy Idol To Debut New Band On Summer 2010 World Tour

image:Courtesy of MSO British singer-songwriter and rock icon BILLY IDOL will debut a new powerhouse band when he hits the road this summer with performances at major music festivals throughout Europe, with North American dates set to follow.  In addition to his longtime guitarist Steve Stevens, Stephen McGrath on bass and Derek Sherinian on keyboards, IDOL will be […]