Iggy Pop To Headline Chicago’s Riot Fest


Iggy Pop is among the headliners for the upcoming Riot Fest, scheduled to arrive in three major cities – Chicago, Denver and Toronto – this summer. Pop will perform at the Chicago event, which takes place at the city’s Douglas Park from September 11-13. Other artists announced for Chicago Riot Fest include No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, Faith No More and Modest Mouse.More »


Paul McCartney’s Lollapalooza Set Time Announced


Paul McCartney’s Lollapalooza set time has been announced, as organizers say that the former Beatle will take over the Samsung stage of the festival on Friday, July 31 at 7:45 p.m. Organizers also announced that Metallica will light up the same stage on the following day, Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. Other acts destined for Lollapalooza include Florence + the Machine.More »


Queen Debut Their Official App Queen: Play The Game


Queen have teamed up with developers Soshi Games to deliver a new official band app, titled Queen: Play the Game. The app, out now for iOS and Android devices, offers what Soshi promises to be “beautiful imagery from Queen’s official archive, re-sampled sounds from all the hits and many recordings you may not have heard.”More »


Thin Lizzy Almost Didn’t Release ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’


Thin Lizzy guitarist Scott Gorham reveals that the band came close to cutting their biggest hit single “The Boys Are Back In Town.” “Back then, you picked 10 songs and went with those because of the time restrictions of vinyl. We recorded 15 songs, and of the 10 we picked, that wasn’t one of them,” he tells Classic Rock. “But then the management heard it and said, ‘No.'”More »