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TOTO: '40 Tours Around The Sun' To Be Released This Week

TOTO has been touring the globe over the course of 2018-2019 in celebration of the band's 40th anniversary. Along the way, they performed in front of well over a million fans across Europe, North America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and even Indonesia. The band's level of global critical mass reached new heights largely fueled by ...

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Listen To WEEZER's Cover Version Of BLACK SABBATH's 'Paranoid'

WEEZER has released its rendition of the BLACK SABBATH classic "Paranoid" as part of a surprise album of covers. "The Teal Album" also features cover versions of such '80s hits as A-HA's "Take On Me", TEARS FOR FEARS' "Everybody Wants To Rule The World", THE EURYTHMICS' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" and Michael Jackson's ...

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DEEP PURPLE Members Featured On 'Stay Tuned' Charity Album

"Stay Tuned" is the passion project of Austrian multi-instrumentalist Bernhard Welz. Not unlike other musicians, Welz often gathers his musical friends around to play and sing along to the songs he wrote, produced and arranged. The difference between him and others is however, that his friends include some of the greatest rock and roll legends ...

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GARY MOORE Tribute Album Due In October

A new tribute album dedicated to legendary guitarist Gary Moore will be released this fall. Due on October 26 via earMUSIC, "Moore Blues for Gary - A Tribute To Gary Moore" is the brainchild of Bob Daisley, who had played bass with Gary since the early eighties. The sky was crying when Moore passed away ...

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Listen To TOTO's Cover Version Of WEEZER's 'Hash Pipe'

TOTO's personal interpretation of WEEZER's "Hash Pipe" can be streamed below. The smoking rendition of the song is a direct response to the runaway success being witnessed globally for WEEZER's covers of the hits "Africa" and "Rosanna". TOTO guitarist Steve Lukather shares: "We were blown away at the response WEEZER got doing our old songs. ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS: 'MRI' Video

"MRI", the new video from Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, can be seen below. The song is taken from his first full-length solo venture, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", which was released on April 13 via Twanky Records/BMG on digital, CD and vinyl. ...

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GODSMACK Frontman Speaks Out Against Cell-Phone Use At Concerts: 'You Need To Allow Yourself To Enjoy The Moment'

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna has spoken out against cell-phone use at concerts, saying that there's "something really magical that happens when" you are not experiencing live performances through a "little four-inch screen." Erna made his comments while speaking to "The Eddie Trunk Podcast" about Yondr's technology, which has been employed by performers ranging ...

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TRACII GUNS, ANDY SUMMERS To Perform At Benefit Concert For Musicians Afftected By Northern California Fires

As the rebuilding continues after the devastation of the October 2017 Northern California fires, Guitar Player magazine is presenting a thrilling, all-star guitar benefit concert to support musicians affected by the Sonoma County blazes. Andy Summers — Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and member of THE POLICE — is headlining the event, which will ...

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KORN Frontman Announces Solo Tour

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will embark on a solo tour in early April. The trek, which will run through the end of June, will include a number of European festival appearances. Davis will be promoting his new solo single, titled "What It Is". The song is included on the soundtrack to a new film called ...

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KORN Frontman Teases 'What It Is' Solo Single

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will release a new single, titled "What It Is", at the end of this month. The song, which will receive its world premiere on SiriusXM's Octane channel tomorrow, will be included on the soundtrack to a new film called "American Satan", out January 26, and head to radio four days later, ...

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LITA FORD, FRANKIE BANALI, CARMINE APPICE, BRUCE KULICK, Others To Be Honored By ROCKGODZ HALL OF FAME

Lita Ford, Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL), Frankie Banali (QUIET RIOT), Carmine Appice (Rod Stewart, BLUE MURDER, VANILLA FUDGE), Bruce Kulick (KISS, GRAND FUNK RAILROAD), Robin McAuley (MSG) and Richie Kotzen (POISON, MR. BIG, THE WINERY DOGS) are amng the musicians who will be inducted into the RockGodz Hall Of Fame on Thursday, October ...

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KISS Drummer ERIC SINGER And STYX Bassist RICKY PHILLIPS Talk Final RONNIE MONTROSE Album '10X10' (Video)

When Ronnie Montrose passed away on March 3, 2012, he was in the midst of working on an album that would have thrilled fans of his original MONTROSE (1973-1974) and GAMMA (1979-1983) periods. The artistically restless Montrose followed his muse without question, but, in 2003, he called in bassist Ricky Phillips (STYX, BAD ENGLISH) and ...

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