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PEARL JAM's MIKE MCCREADY Honored At MusiCares Event

According to The Pulse Of Radio, PEARL JAM guitarist Mike McCready was honored last Thursday night (May 10) at the Showbox in Seattle, where he was bestowed with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award from MusiCares, the charity that supports musicians dealing with addiction. McCready was presented with the award by GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff ...

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DANKO JONES Announces First U.S. Concerts In Five Years

The Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES — whose namesake front man recently appeared on VOLBEAT's #1 Active Rock hit "Black Rose" — will make its long-awaited return to the U.S. this month when the group performs headline dates in Los Angeles and San Diego. Tickets are on sale now. Although the group has toured America ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Partners With Addiction Policy Forum To Launch Resources In Honor Of SOUNDGARDEN Singer

Vicky Cornell, wife of Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter and SOUNDGARDEN, TEMPLE OF THE DOG and AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell, who died unexpectedly last May, has announced the launch of Addiction Resource Center (ARC) For Chris, an online resource for individuals and families struggling with addiction, as well as the Addiction Resource Line (ARL), a ...

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STEVEN ADLER To Be Joined By Ex-DOKKEN, BANG TANGO Members On Australian ADLER'S APPETITE Tour

Following the announcement last month of his Australian tour, ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has unveiled the members of the the newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band that will be playing alongside him to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GNR's classic debut album by performing "Appetite For Destruction" in its entirety. They ...

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DAVE NAVARRO: CHRIS CORNELL And CHESTER BENNINGTON's Suicides 'Had A Massive Impact On Me'

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro spoke to Yahoo! about "Above Ground", his upcoming all-star concert to raise awareness for mental health struggles and suicide prevention. The event will benefit the Recording Academy's MusiCares foundation. It will feature the all-star lineup covering two classic records: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND's 1967 album, "The Velvet Underground & ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Appointed To Children's Council Of New York Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) announced today the appointment of Vicky Cornell to their Children's Council and her participation as a Vice Chair of the 2018 Spring Luncheon, the Society's annual fundraiser which will be headlined by gold medal Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, who will give her ...

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JEFF LOOMIS On WARREL DANE's Death: 'I'm Still Grieving Over It'

Jeff Loomis says that he will probably be grieving over the death of his onetime NEVERMORE bandmate Warrel Dane for a long time. NEVERMORE effectively split up in 2011 when Loomis and drummer Van Williams announced their departure from the band due to personal differences with Dane and bassist Jim Sheppard. Warrel later described NEVERMORE ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION's PERRY FARRELL Hopes To Change Live Music Again With 'Kind Heaven'

The music, film and entertainment visionaries behind a groundbreaking new entertainment venture have announced that Kind Heaven will open at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas in 2019. Kind Heaven is the result of a partnership between Perry Farrell, whose Lollapalooza franchise has revolutionized the modern music festival, Immersive Artistry, whose award-winning co-founders have been ...

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AEROSMITH, METALLICA, FOO FIGHTERS, JANE'S ADDICTION, MÖTLEY CRÜE Drummers Featured In 'Beyond The Beats' Book

A new book hitting shelves and kindles in April features exclusive interviews with the superstar drummers from the biggest bands in rock and metal, including Lars Ulrich of METALLICA, Joey Kramer of AEROSMITH, Tommy Lee of MÖTLEY CRÜE, Taylor Hawkins of the FOO FIGHTERS, Chad Smith of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Doug "Cosmo" Clifford ...

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PEARL JAM's MIKE MCCREADY To Be Honored At 'MusiCares Concert For Recovery'; SLASH And DUFF MCKAGAN To Perform

The MusiCares Foundation, an affiliated charity of the Recording Academy with an outstanding four-star rating from Charity Navigator, has announced that the 2018 MusiCares Concert For Recovery will honor Grammy winner Mike McCready of PEARL JAM on Thursday, May 10 at The Showbox in Seattle (1426 1st Ave.). McCready will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan ...

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MC5's WAYNE KRAMER To be Joined By KIM THAYIL, DOUG PINNICK For 'Kick Out The Jams' 50th-Anniversary Tour

Wayne Kramer, the founding guitarist and leader of Detroit's proto-punk/hard rock band the MC5, will celebrate the landmark anniversary of its incendiary debut album "Kick Out The Jams" with the 35-plus-date "Kick Out The Jams: The 50th Anniversary Tour" and a memoir "The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, The MC5, And My Life Of Impossibilities" (Da ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Joins Addiction Policy Forum's Advisory Board

Vicky Cornell, wife of iconic singer, songwriter and SOUNDGARDEN, TEMPLE OF THE DOG and AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell, is joining the Advisory Board at the Addiction Policy Forum. Other members of the Advisory Board are former drug czar general Barry McCaffrey and former members of Congress Alan Mollohan and Frank Guinta. "I've learned a lot ...

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DAVE NAVARRO And BILLY MORRISON Join Forces With Musician Friends And Special Guest Performers To Present 'Above Ground'

Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION) and Billy Morrison (BILLY IDOL) have joined forces with their musician friends and special guest performers to present "Above Ground" on Monday, April 16 at The Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. This immersive evening of art and music — beginning at 8 p.m. — will celebrate the vinyl album as ...

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