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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson: Autobiography To Be Released In October

‘The Lives of Brian Johnson’…that’s the title of the autobiography for AC/DC’s lead singer. The book, due out in October, chronicles Johnson’s life growing up in a working-class family in England to fronting one of the world’s biggest rock bands. “I’ve had some long nights and some great nights, some bad days and a lot…MORE

Brian May And Roger Taylor Look Back At 50 Years Of Queen

They’ve weathered the ups and downs of rock-n-roll, aging and dealing with record labels who don’t always have a band’s best interests at heart. In a new interview, Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor look back at 50 years of making music that has appealed to multiple generations. Click here to read the interview.  …MORE

Eddie Van Halen “Bookazine” Now Available

Eddie Van Halen’s life and career are the subjects of a new “bookazine” (a very thick magazine, the size of a book) available for $10 at the band’s official online store. Featuring full color photos of Eddie, both onstage and off and stories about his life, this is a must-have for every collector of Van…MORE

Gene Simmons: Rumors Of Move To Washington State Are Not True

Gene Simmons and his wife. Shannon Tweed have moved to Lake Tahoe, not Washington State as rumors previously stated. In fact, they’ve never owned property in Washington State. “We’ve raised our two kids, who’ve now moved on and bought their own homes in the Hollywood Hills. It’s time for Shannon and I to move out of L.A.…MORE

Wendy Dio On Husband Ronnie And Cancer: “…I Didn’t Think He Was Gonna Die”

Ronnie James Dio’s widow, Wendy said she believed her husband would survive cancer. “We went to Houston to MD Anderson for chemo treatment and we would say ‘We’re killing the dragon’. Ronnie didn’t suffer a lot. He did his chemo treatments”, said Wendy. Read more of her comments here. On-air now: Wendy Dio joins @WyattVW…MORE

Jason Newsted Didn’t Want To Leave Metallica, According To Band’s Therapist

Metallica’s former psychotherapist has revealed that Jason Newsted, who was hired to replace the late Cliff Burton, didn’t really want to leave the band. Phil Towle was brought in by the band members in 2001 to help them repair their relationship with Newsted. Towle said, “…I think that Jason — this is my second-hand knowledge — but…MORE

Rob Halford “Proud” Of Songs Written For New Judas Priest Album

It’s been 50 years and Judas Priest is still making new music. According to Rob Halford, “”I’m old school. We had one great big writing session last March for this new record that we’re still working on. And what I mean by that is Glenn [Tipton, guitar] and Richie [Faulkner, guitar] and myself at Glenn‘s beautiful studio. And that’s the…MORE

Geezer Butler Writing His Memoir

Geezer Butler is writing his memoir, saying the time is right because he has 71 years of memories to pull from, 50 of those include his career as a musician and member of Black Sabbath. “I started out because when my parents died, I always wished I’d asked them a lot more things than I…MORE

Van Halen Career-Spanning Box Set A Possibility?

Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony says there’s been talk of putting together a box set that would include all of Van Halen’s hits from the very beginning of the band up to the end, including rare and previously unreleased tracks. Read the complete story here.MORE

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