Posts Tagged ‘festival’

The Who plan 50th anniversary UK tour

The Who have announced a UK tour to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary.

Duff won’t rule out main role in Velvet Revolver

Duff McKagan says he would consider fronting Velvet Revolver, but admits he’d rather bring in a specialist singer.

Michael Monroe: Hanoi Rocks will never reunite

Michael Monroe says that Hanoi Rock will never reunite again. Monroe, who fronted the group during two separate spells, believes that here’s no need to do so because his current solo group is “more of a band” than the unit that Hanoi became during their second incarnation.

Michael Schenker denies trying to take over Aerosmith

Michael Schenker has denied attempting to “take over” Aerosmith, the iconic US rock group who play at this evening’s Calling Festival on London’s Clapham Common. The German guitarist auditioned to replace Joe Perry back in 1979, but he claims that both parties were too spaced out to make anything of the liaison.

Bobby Womack dead, age 70

Soul singer Bobby Womack has died at the age of 70.

Larsen dusted off kit for Volbeat

Jon Larsen recalls having to dust off his drum kit when the chance to join Volbeat came along.

Jeff Beck pulls shows after health scare

Jeff Beck has cancelled the second leg of his European tour after seeking “urgent medical attention.”

Danko back with breakthrough producer

Danko Jones have reunited with producer Eric Ratz for their seventh album, due next year.

Punk icons bite back at Dickinson

Punk icons of the Dead Kennedys and the Damned have bitten back at Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson’s dismissal of their genre as “rubbish.”

BSR Johnson says bassist Crane is settling in well

New Black Star Riders drummer Robbie Crane is quickly winning over his new bandmates – mainly with his crazy stories.

Nugent laughs off ‘army of haters’

Ted Nugent says an “army of haters” has been briefed to badmouth everything he says – but it’s never going to stop him saying it.

Jake, 3, gets his own Download festival at home

The kid with the coolest mum in Britain has been enjoying his very own metal music festival in his back garden.

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