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VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show': Guest Details Revealed

The sixth season of the distinguished "That Metal Show", the one and ONLY place on television to celebrate all things hard rock and heavy metal, is back and ready to rock out starting on Saturday, October 16 at 11 p.m. According to a press release, the sixth season of "That Metal Show" is bigger and ...

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CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY OF AMERICA To Debut

Rock producer and historian Denny Somach today announced the establishment of the Classic Rock Society of America. The organization will be devoted to the preservation, promotion and celebration of classic rock music by the artists, musicians, producers and fans of the most popular musical category of the past fifty years. Somach is a recognized expert ...

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GLENN HUGHES On BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Recording: JOHN BONHAM's 'Spirit Was With Us'

In a brand new interview with Glenn Hughes conducted by Nightwatcher's House Of Rock, the former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH legend discusses his current gig as the frontman of BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, also featuring guitarist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (UFO, FOREIGNER, LED ZEPPELIN) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, ALICE COOPER, BILLY IDOL). ...

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WHITESNAKE Keyboardist Quits To Pursue 'Solo' Career

Keyboardist Timothy Drury (pictured below) has left the legendary rock band WHITESNAKE in order to "pursue a solo career." "For over seven years now I have been fortunate enough to travel the world, to play and sing my heart out and to share the stage with David Coverdale as a part of WHITESNAKE," Drury said ...

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ZOE BONHAM Added To 'Bonzo: The Groove Remains The Same'

Zoe Bonham, daughter of late LED ZEPPELIN drummer John Bonham, has been added to the list of performers honoring John Bonham at a special concert at the Key Club in Hollywood, California. Event co-organizer and current WHITESNAKE drummer Brian Tichy says, "The energy going around us drummers in regard to the Bonzo tribute is electric! ...

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ROBBIE CRANE To Join LYNCH MOB For European Tour

Bassist Robbie Crane (pictured below; RATT, ex-VINCE NEIL, ADLER'S APPETITE) will join the touring lineup of LYNCH MOB for the band's upcoming European tour. The dates are as follows: Oct. 30 - Nottingham, England - Firefest Nov. 02 - Sofija, Bulgaria - Rockbar Fans Nov. 03 - Budapest, Hungary - A38 Ship Nov. 06 - ...

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AEON Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

Swedish technical death metallers AEON have issued the following update: "Our drummer, Nils Fjellström, has decided to leave the band on a very short notice. The reason for this is personal/private and Nils has chosen not to speak his mind out to the public about this. We will respect his wish not to do so, ...

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DEEP PURPLE, FOREIGNER, GOTTHARD, NAZARETH Members To Take Part In 'Rock Meets Classic'

Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE), Lou Gramm (FOREIGNER), Steve Lee (GOTTHARD) and Dan McCafferty (NAZARETH) will take part in the 2011 edition of the "Rock Meets Classic" tour. They will be supported by a band, directed by Mat Sinner (PRIMAL FEAR, SINNER) and including American singer-songwriter Amanda Somerville, and by the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague. "Rock ...

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WHITESNAKE Announces New Bassist

Legendary rock band WHITESNAKE has announced the addition of bassist Michael Devin (pictured below) to the group's ranks. Devin, 35, most recently played in LYNCH MOB alongside new WHITESNAKE drummer Brian Tichy (FOREIGNER, BILLY IDOL, OZZY OSBOURNE, VELVET REVOLVER). Commented Michael: "It's an honor to be welcomed into the WHITESNAKE family. I'm a big fan. ...

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CLASSIC ROCK ROLL OF HONOUR: 2010 Nominees Announced

AC/DC, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, KISS and SLASH are among the nominees at this year's Classic Rock Roll Of Honour. The ceremony — held by Classic Rock magazine and hosted by legendary rocker Alice Cooper — will take place on Wednesday, November 10 at London, England's Roundhouse venue. Commented Classic Rock editor-in-chief Scott Rowley: "Capping ...

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Y&T Frontman Interviewed On Allentown's 95.1 WZZO (Video)

Tori Thomas of the 95.1 WZZO radio station in Allentown, Pennsylvania conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Dave Meniketti of California rockers Y&T on Thursday, August 5 at The Sterling Hotel in Allentown. Video footage of the chat can be viewed below (captured by Lisa Koza Productions). Y&T bassist Phil Kennemeore was diagnosed with cancer last ...

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Y&T Bassist Diagnosed With Cancer

Bassist Phil Kennemeore of California rock veterans Y&T has released the following statement: "To all of my dear friends and fans around the world and on the [official Y&T] forum, up to now you haven't heard much information (other than about my extreme back pain) because there really hasn't been much until now. I hated ...

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AC/DC To Release New Live Album

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson revealed during an appearance this past Thursday (July 29) on "The Chris Evans Breakfast Show" on U.K.'s BBC Radio 2 that the band will "probably bring a live album out" at some point in the not-too-distant future. (Hear audio excerpt from the interview below.) You can now listen to the entire ...

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Bassist JAMES LOMENZO Joins LYNCH MOB

James Lomenzo (pictured below; MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION) has joined the touring lineup of LYNCH MOB for the remainder of the band's summer tour. LYNCH MOB's current lineup is rounded out by George Lynch (guitar), Oni Logan (vocals) and Brian Tichy (drums; FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE, VELVET REVOLVER, WHITESNAKE). LYNCH MOB tour dates: Jul. ...

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Y&T Bassist Forced To Leave Tour; Temporary Replacement Announced

Bassist Phil Kennemore of California rockers Y&T has been forced to leave the band's current U.S. tour in order to receive treatment for an injured back. His temporary replacement is Brad Lang (pictured below), who previously played with Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, FOREIGNER, DIO) in WAR & PEACE. According to Y&T, "[Brad] was gracious enough to ...

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AC/DC Celebrating 30th Anniversary Of 'Back In Black'

On July 25, 1980, AC/DC released "Back In Black" in the U.S., followed by the album's U.K. release on July 31. It was the band's first album without lead singer Bon Scott, who had died a few months earlier after passing out and choking on his own vomit following a long night of drinking. The ...

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