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Video: SLASH Honored With Les Paul Award At 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Iconic guitarist Slash received the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards on Saturday, January 24 in Anaheim, California. Comedian Sinbad provided the laughs as the evening's host. The NAMM TEC Awards honors individuals and companies across 30 categories, for outstanding achievement in professional audio technology and production. ...

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'The Legend Of Dio: A Metal Musical' To Premiere In March

Sound Chaser Productions has announced the world premiere of what they are calling "the world's first heavy metal musical," "The Legend Of Dio: A Metal Musical". The official press release reads: "The world's legions of Ronnie James Dio fans will soon have something to celebrate after mourning the passing of the great metal singer in ...

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GLENN HUGHES Explains Decision To Put CALIFORNIA BREED To Rest

CALIFORNIA BREED, the band originally built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and newcomer guitarist-singer-songwriter Andrew Watt, split up several months after the release of the group's debut album because Hughes "couldn't commit" to working on a second CD without Bonham. Jason quit CALIFORNIA BREED last year ahead of ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: Rough-Mix Version Of 'Houses Of The Holy' From Deluxe Edition Of 'Physical Graffiti'

The LED ZEPPELIN reissue campaign continues in 2015, turning the spotlight on the double album "Physical Graffiti". The deluxe edition of the group's sixth studio album will arrive 40 years after the original debuted on February 24, 1975. The reissues of the first five LED ZEPPELIN albums in 2014 found both commercial successes, with multiple ...

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CALIFORNIA BREED 'Is Over'

CALIFORNIA BREED, the band originally built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and newcomer guitarist-singer-songwriter Andrew Watt, "is over", according to a posting on the group's official Facebook page. Watt elaborated on the CALIFORNIA BREED split in a separate posting, writing: "To the CALIFORNIA BREED fans here, I put ...

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LED ZEPPELIN To Release Deluxe 'Physical Graffiti' Set Next Month

The LED ZEPPELIN reissue campaign continues in 2015, turning the spotlight on the double album "Physical Graffiti". The deluxe edition of the group's sixth studio album will arrive 40 years after the original debuted on February 24, 1975. The reissues of the first five LED ZEPPELIN albums in 2014 found both commercial successes, with multiple ...

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SLASH To Be Honored With Les Paul Award At 30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Iconic guitarist Slash will receive the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, to be held Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Anaheim, California. Comedian Sinbad will provide the laughs as the evening's host. The NAMM TEC Awards honors individuals and companies across 30 categories, for outstanding achievement in ...

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SLASH Pays Tribute To OZZY OSBOURNE At 2014 MTV EMA (Video)

Ozzy Osbourne (pictured) was honored with the Global Icon Award at the the 2014 MTV EMA (MTV Europe Music Awards) on Sunday, November 9 at the SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow, Scotland. The BLACK SABBATH frontman collected the award from former GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist Slash, who later performed Ozzy's 1980 hit "Crazy Train" with ...

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CALIFORNIA BREED: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Huntington Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CALIFORNIA BREED's October 12 performance at The Paramount in Huntington, New York can be seen below. CALIFORNIA BREED members Glenn Hughes and Andrew Watt recently chose Joey Castillo (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, EAGLES OF DEATH METAL) to play drums for the band for all dates when it became clear that ...

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