AC/DC Signs Merchandise Deal With PERRYSCOPE And EPIC RIGHTS

AC/DC has entered into a multi-year agreement with Perryscope Productions and Epic Rights, two of the music industry's leading licensing and merchandising companies, to develop an all-new global merchandising, licensing, retail and ecommerce programs for the band. The announcement was made jointly by Norman Perry, president of Perryscope, and Dell Furano, CEO of Epic Rights. ...

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METALLICA To Co-Headline This Year's LOLLAPALOOZA

METALLICA and Paul McCartney will headline this year's Lollapalooza, set to take place July 31 - August 2 at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois METALLICA comments: “"It's been nearly 20 years since we've been lucky enough to take the stage at Lollapalooza, so we are over the top that we've been asked to play this ...

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BILLY CORGAN Says Future Of SMASHING PUMPKINS Is 'Murky'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS founder and frontman Billy Corgan said in a new interview with Peru's Radio Oasis that the future of the band is "murky" and that he only has plans for the group "through the end of this year." Corgan explained, "I feel like I really need to evaluate ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: 'The Enemy' Video Released

"The Enemy", the new video from guitarist/singer/songwriter Richie Kotzen, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Vicente Cordero. "My director buddy Vicente Cordero found this abandoned drive-in, which was the perfect location for the video," Kotzen tells Ultimate Classic Rock. "The song is basically a song about loss and cause of loss, which ...

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Former DEATH Bassist SCOTT CLENDENIN Dies At 47

Former DEATH bassist Scott Clendenin has passed away. He was 47 years old. Eric Greif, the former manager of DEATH and president of Perseverance Holdings Ltd., which manages Chuck Schuldiner's (DEATH, CONTROL DENIED) legacy, wrote on the band's official Facebook page: "With a sense of shock, I'm letting all of you know of the passing ...

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