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Judas Priest’ Richie Faulkner: Rock Hall “A Total Joke”

The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame announced the 2020 inductees earlier today and for the second time, Judas Priest has been snubbed, alongside such great artists like Soundgarden, Pat Benatar, Motorhead, Thin Lizzy and Todd Rundgren. Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner had plenty to say on the matter. “I’ve said it before but 50 years…MORE

Rock Hall Names 2020 Inductees

The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame announced the list of inductees for 2020. Dave Matthews Band and Pat Benatar were fan favorites but were snubbed from the inductees list. The Doobie Brothers, #3 on the list of fan favorites, made the cut and will be inducted with the 2020 class. Other rock artists who will…MORE

Joe Satriani To Release New Album

Joe Satriani’s new album, ‘Shapeshifting’, will be released in April to coincide with the start of his 2020 tour. The news comes just one day before Satriani will be inducted into the Metal Hall of Fame alongside Don Dokken, Steve Vai and others. Read more about the new album and tour here.MORE

Neil Peart: A Rare Interview

Rush’s legendary drummer and lyricist, Neil Peart, was known as an introvert and seldom gave interviews. However, back in 2017, he sat down for an interview and discussed his career, childhood, politics and his bandmates(they were best friends). Read the complete interview here.MORE

Rush’s Neil Peart, Dead At 67

Neil Peart, drummer and lyricist for Rush, has died at the age of 67. Peart had been battling brain cancer for three years, according to the Peart Family’s spokesman. A rep for the band confirmed the news. Peart has long been considered one of the best drummers in rock history. Rush completed their final tour…MORE

Rod Stewart, Cheap Trick Plan Summer Tour

Rod Stewart will tour this summer with Cheap Trick on the bill as support. The tour begins July 21 and will make a couple of stops in Texas, including Ft Worth in late August. More information can be found here.MORE

Ozzy Collabs With Elton John On New Track

Ozzy’s wife Sharon revealed Monday on her talk show that The Prince of Darkness has been working on a new song with Elton John. The track is expected to appear on Ozzy’s upcoming album, ‘Ordinary Man’. Read more about the new collaboration here.MORE

Drummer Mike Portnoy Not Joining Rush For 2020 Tour

A website dedicated to Heavy Metal posted recently that Mike Portnoy would be joining Rush as drummer for their 2020 tour. “While that’s a pretty awesome – completely hypothetical – dream… and I would surely do it in a heartbeat… it’s unfortunately not true! But it is a cool idea”, said Portnoy. As of January…MORE

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