Slash, Ted Nugent and Queen find themselves in a three-way battle for fan voting for the 2015 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards. Currently, Slash leads in Artist of the Year balloting with 52 percent of the votes, while Ace Frehley and AC/DC, second and third place respectively, have a combined 25 percent.More »
David Bowie has announced the release of a French-language version of his 1977 hit Heroes on limited edition blue vinyl. He’ll also drop the 2008 compilation I Select on red vinyl. The b-side of Heroes features a live version of the song recorded during Bowie’s Serious Moonlight Tour in 1983. I Select features songs from throughout Bowie’s career.More »
Johnny Ramone’s famous red Mosrite guitar sold for $71,000 at auction. The ax, used prominently by Johnny during the 1980s, was autographed by the guitarist “Best always, Johnny Ramone, 5/22/90.” “One of just nine Mosrite guitars owned by Johnny Ramone known to exist – it is not surprising that it was able to achieve such an impressive figure,” RR Auction Executive said in a statement.More »
Steely Dan has added a handful of new west coast dates to their 2015 touring schedule. Dubbed The Rockabye Gollie Angel tour, the band will kick things off with back-to-back dates at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, California on April 7 and 8 before traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada, Santa Barbara and San Diego, where they will wrap up the leg on April 18.More »
The Doors have been voted into the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame. The website hosts a monthly fan voted poll to induct classic rock acts into its HOF. According to the site, the 1960s rockers faced stiff competition throughout the voting process. “The Doors simply walloped their contemporary Jimi Hendrix by a margin of 61-to-39 percent in final round voting.”More »
Van Morrison and the Who will perform at the Teenage Cancer Trust benefit at London’s Royal Albert Hall during a run of gigs scheduled from March 23 to March 28. Other acts announced include Stereophonics, Paul Weller, and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.More »
Gregg Allman has confirmed a full slate of tour dates set for this spring. The Allman Brothers Band legend will kick things off in Northfield, Ohio on March 13 and will continue on straight through May 9 in Austin, Texas.More »
Rock out with the Arrow, Rockford Fosgate and Sound Warehouse during the re-birth of the REO Speedwagon!
Slash will appear as a panelist at Metallica guitarist’s Kirk Hammett’s Fear FestEvil convention. Slash joins Corey Taylor and John 5 on the panel. “I’m super stoked to announce the man, the myth, the legend, Slash, will be joining us at Fear FestEvil,” Hammett said in a press release. “We’re proud to announce our first panel participant.”More »
Don’t miss out on this year’s Morris Murdock travel Show at the South Towne Expo Center!