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DAVID BOWIE's Estate Sells His Publishing Catalog To WARNER CHAPPELL

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) and the estate of David Bowie today announced that WCM has acquired the global music publishing rights to Bowie's revolutionary song catalog. The landmark deal, worth upwards of $250 million, according to Variety, includes Bowie's entire body of work, encompassing hundreds of songs spanning the iconic artist and songwriter's six-decade career, ...

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Official RONNIE JAMES DIO Documentary To Be Released This Year: It 'Goes All The Way Through His Life Till The End'

Wendy Dio, widow and longtime manager of Ronnie James Dio, spoke to Argentinian journalist Lucas Gordon about the upcoming career-spanning documentary on the life and times of the legendary rock icon. It is the first documentary about Dio to be fully authorized by the artist's estate. BMG is both financier and executive producer of the ...

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DEEP PURPLE's IAN PAICE Shares Personal Practice Video

In the 17-minute video below, DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice shares some of his personal practice footage and talks about how he gets ready for recording albums. Some consider Paice to be the forefather of today's rock drumming. Such hits as "Space Truckin'", "Hush", "Fireball" and "Smoke On The Water" prove that Ian was helping ...

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SHINEDOWN Releases First Teaser Video For Seventh Studio Album

SHINEDOWN has released a short teaser video for the band's upcoming seventh studio album. The 42-second clip, which can be seen below, was accompanied by the message: "So it begins... #nowiknowmyabcs… Do you? #SD7". Last month, SHINEDOWN singer Brent Smith 95.9 The Rat's Carl Craft about the new LP's more "stripped-down" approach: "We wanted to ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Has 'Many Exciting Things Planned For 2022'

Vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey of veteran British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH says that he and his bandmates have "many exciting things planned for 2022." The 48-year-old musician looked ahead to the upcoming year while sharing a year-end message via Instagram. He wrote: "Firstly, in this festive address, I'd like to wish everyone a Happy ...

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Rockers Mourn Passing Of Actress BETTY WHITE

DISTURBED members David Draiman and John Moyer, THE OFFSPRING guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello are among the rockers who have reacted on social media to the passing of Betty White. The beloved "Golden Girls" actress, comedian and American icon died peacefully in her sleep at her home early Friday morning (December ...

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Watch JOURNEY Perform At 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2022'

JOURNEY performed last night (Friday, December 31) from New York City's Times Square for "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2022". The show marked the 50th anniversary of America's go-to annual New Year's tradition that celebrates the year's very best in music. The most-watched New Year's Eve celebration nationwide which featured iconic ...

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MAX CAVALERA Says It Was 'Unreal' To Hear People Like DAVE GROHL And LEMMY Praising SEPULTURA's 'Roots' Album

In a recent interview with Chicago's WXAV 88.3 FM radio station, former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera reflected on the group's groundbreaking 1996 album "Roots", on which he and his bandmates collaborated with the Brazilian Xavante tribe. "The 'Roots' record, which was heavily influenced [by] tribal music — the mix of tribal music and metal was ...

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