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Ozzy Osbourne Was in 'Absolute Agony' After Neck Surgery

We knew Ozzy Osbourne was hurting, but we didn’t know how bad. Now the Prince of Darkness is opening up to Rolling Stone about the painful challenges he’s faced while recovering from a series of health issues that forced him off the road for what will end up being at least a year. A string of bad...
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Joan Jett to Join Carrie Underwood for 'Sunday Night Football' Theme Song

Joan Jett started having a presence on “Sunday Night Football” in 2006 - at least to those who were familiar with her music - and now she’s going to be there in the flesh. The rock and roll hall of famer will join Carrie Underwood for a new version of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.” The...
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SCREENSHOTS: Bruce Springsteen Opens up in New Trailer for 'Western Stars'

Bruce Springsteen hasn’t said much about his new solo album since it was released, but he says a lot in the new trailer for the concert film version of Western Stars . The LP was a departure for the 69-year-old, who said his songwriting on it was influenced by 70s California pop. But the tracks...
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Detail First New Album in 7 Years, Documentary

Neil Young is sharing more details about his first album with Crazy Horse in seven years. The LP will be called COLORADO , and the first single, “Rainbow of Colors,” will be released sometime later this month. Young posted an update on his website: “The first track from COLORADO , our next Crazy...
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Def Leppard Kicks off Second Vegas Residency With Eclectic Setlist

As soon as the lights went down at the Zappos Theater in Las Vegas, Def Leppard fans knew they were in for a treat as the band’s new residency kicked off. The first sound to be heard was the war-themed intro to “Die Hard the Hunter.” The British rock legends hadn’t performed the track from 1983’s...
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Honoring Elvis Presley With Our 8 Favorite Covers

On the evening of August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley was scheduled to fly out of Memphis to start another tour, just weeks removed from the release of his twenty-fourth studio album, Moody Blue . Presley never made that flight, and was found unresponsive in his home. The icon was pronounced dead at 3:...
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Metallica Donates $279,000 to Romanian Children's Hospital

Metallica rocked Romania this week, and also left the European nation with a special gift. The heavy metal legends have donated $279,000 to help build the first pediatric oncology and radiotherapy hospital in the country. The money will go to Daruieste Viata (The Give Life Association). “The...
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Woodstock at 50: 7 Performers Who Are No Longer With Us

It has been 50 years since just a few more people than expected made a pilgrimage to the middle of nowhere in upstate New York for Woodstock. By the time the music and arts festival that lasted parts of four days was over, an estimated 400,000+ had unknowingly taken part of history. From August 15-...
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Guns N' Roses Settles Lawsuit Over Guns 'N' Rosé Beer

There are more than a few Guns N’ Roses fans out there who like to drink beer, but that doesn’t mean the band is cool with a brewery playing off its name. Axl , Slash and Duff have settled a lawsuit that accused Oskar Blues of trademark infringement. The Colorado brewery had been selling a brand...
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Duane Allman's 'Layla' Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million

It created one of the most memorable slide guitar solos on one of the most popular rock songs of all-time, and now Duane Allman ’s 1957 Les Paul has a new owner. The iconic goldtop guitar the late legend used to record “Layla” with Eric Clapton sold for $1.25 million at auction. Allman also used...
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