• Cheap Trick comment on Rock Hall nomination

    Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen has issued a statement on the Rockford, IL band’s nomination for the 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The band were revealed as 2016 nominees on Thursday alongside Deep Purple, Yes, Steve Miller and The Cars, among others. “Getting nominated for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame is an honor for Cheap Trick,” says Nielsen. “We owe it to our fans for keeping us

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    STICKY: Reposting of hennemusic news stories LATEST NEWS Deep Purple, Yes & Cheap Trick lead 2016 Rock Hall nominees VIDEO: Original Alice Cooper Band reunites in Dallas David Gilmour premieres video for The Girl In The Yellow Dress Iron Maiden announce Latin and South American tour dates VIDEO: David Bowie previews theme for TV series The Last Panthers Don Henley to perform on Jimmy

  • Deep Purple, Yes & Cheap Trick lead 2016 Rock Hall nominees

    Deep Purple, Yes and Cheap Trick lead the nominees for induction into the 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The Cleveland-based institution revealed the full list on Thursday, which also includes The Cars, Steve Miller and Chicago, among others. To be eligible for nomination, an individual artist or band must have released its first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of

  • VIDEO: Original Alice Cooper Band reunites in Dallas

    photo: Good Records The surviving members of the original Alice Cooper Band reunited for a performance in a Dallas record store on Tuesday. Cooper made a surprise appearance at a signing event at the city’s Good Records for bassist Dennis Dunaway’s new book, “Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs!: My Adventures in the Alice Cooper Group.” Along with original guitarist Michael Bruce, drummer

  • David Gilmour premieres video for The Girl In The Yellow Dress

    photo: Polly Samson David Gilmour is premiering an animated video for “The Girl In The Yellow Dress”, the latest single from “Rattle That Lock.” It’s the third video issued from the Pink Floyd guitarist’s fourth solo album, following the title track and “Today.” Rattle That Lock” was recorded at various places, including Gilmour’s Astoria houseboat studio and in Hove, Sussex, UK. The

  • Iron Maiden announce Latin and South American tour dates

    Iron Maiden have announced dates for a spring tour of Latin and South America in support of their latest album, “The Book Of Souls.” The 12-date run starts in Monterrey, Mexico on March 1 and will hit 6 countries including El Salvador, Costa Rica, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Anthrax (except El Salvador) and The Raven Age will open the shows. The band have previously revealed spring dates

  • VIDEO: David Bowie previews theme for TV series The Last Panthers

    David Bowie is previewing “Blackstar”, a song he was commissioned to write as the theme for a new crime series, The Last Panthers, premiering next month on Sky Atlantic. A portion of the tune can be heard over the opening credits to the 6-episode program, which will star Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim and John Hurt when it debuts on November 12. Bowie hooked up with director Johan Renck to

  • Megadeth: Dave Mustaine lists California home for $5.3 million

    Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has listed his estate in the northern San Diego, California community of Fallbrook for sale at $5.375 million. The Los Angeles Times reports the 9.5-acre spread includes vineyards, pastureland and a pond. Built in 1990, the country English-style main residence features 5,345 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and ten fireplaces.

  • Don Henley to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    Don Henley will perform on ABC-TV’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, October 8. The Eagles drummer is promoting his newly-released fifth solo album, “Cass County.” The country-inspired project sees Henley joined by guests including Mick Jagger, Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert and Merle Haggard. “Cass County” recently scored Henley the highest US charting solo album in his career when it debuted

  • AUDIO: Monster Magnet stream Cobras And Fire album ahead of release

    Monster Magnet are streaming their forthcoming album, “Cobras And Fire (The Mastermind Redux)”, in full ahead of its release on October 9. The project sees the New Jersey band overhaul their 2010 album, “Mastermind”, with revamped instrumentation including organ, piano and sitars…following the work they did with 2013’s “Last Patrol” for its reissue as “Milking The Stars: A Re-imagining Of Last

  • VIDEO: Metallica perform Harvester Of Sorrow in Quebec City

    Metallica are sharing footage of a performance of “Harvester Of Sorrow” from a September 16 show in Quebec City. The tune was the lead single from the band’s fourth album, 1988’s “…And Justice For All”, which peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 on its way to racking up sales of more than 8 million copies in the States alone. Metallica’s video highlight package also includes drummer Lars

  • VIDEO: Rush premiere Roll The Bones from R40 Live concert film

    Rush are premiering footage of “Roll The Bones” from their forthcoming concert film, “R40 Live.” Due November 20, the package captures the band in concert over two nights this past June, marking the first time Rush have filmed in their hometown of Toronto in almost 20 years. Named after Rush’s 40th anniversary box set, “R40”, the tour may the last one of its size for the group. The title

  • AUDIO: Kurt Cobain demo of Sappy previews Montage Of Heck soundtrack

    Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s solo demo recording of the tune “Sappy” has been issued as a preview to the forthcoming package, “Kurt Cobain – Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings.” Originally captured as part of a series of four-track recordings Cobain made in 1988 while living in Olympia, Washington, the demo will appear on the companion soundtrack to Brett Morgen’s documentary “Kurt Cobain:

  • AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd loses conviction appeal

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has lost his appeal against conviction and an 8-month home detention sentence. The New Zealand Herald reports Rudd’s appeal that the sentence on his guilty pleas to charges of threatening to kill a contractor, possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis was excessive was dismissed in Tauranga District Court on Tuesday. Justice Raynor Asher denied Rudd’s

  • VIDEO: Van Halen close out 2015 tour at the Hollywood Bowl

    Van Halen closed out their 2015 North American tour with two shows at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend. The 3-month run in support their latest release, “Tokyo Dome Live In Concert”, kicked off in Seattle on July 5 with a set that mixed rarities and classics – including a pair of live debuts. The band performed “Light Up The Sky” from 1979’s “Van Halen II” and the “Women And Children

  • Alter Bridge to record fifth album in 2016

    Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti says the band will hit the studio in the New Year to record a new album. "We're gonna go in the studio in January, February and March to finish the fifth Alter Bridge album,” Tremonti tells the Metal Hammer Magazine Show on Team Rock Radio. "It takes three or four months to set up an album, so after we've recorded the Alter Bridge record, me and [singer]

  • VIDEO: Foo Fighters perform Pink Floyd classic from The Wall

    Foo Fighters performed the Pink Floyd classic, “In The Flesh?”, during their set at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on October 2. The cover of the opening track from 1979’s “The Wall” appeared during the finale of the group’s headlining show on the first night of the event, which also saw appearances by Billy Idol, Royal Blood and Gary Clark Jr., among others. The Foo Fighters will

  • The Darkness may change band name with help from fans

    Frontman Justin Hawkins of The Darkness says the UK rockers may change the name of the band – with some help from their fans. “We were toying with changing the name of the band,” Hawkins tells Chris Jericho on the latest edition of his Talk Is Jericho podcast. “It’s a slightly controversial maneuver at this point. But I don’t know, we might have to run a competition on Facebook to change the

  • Don Henley lands US Top 5 debut with Cass County

    Don Henley has landed his highest US charting solo album ever with “Cass County.” Billboard reports Henley’s fifth solo set debuts at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 with opening week sales of 89,000 copies. The country-inspired project also scores No. 1 slots on both the Top Album Sales chart and the Top Country Albums chart. The Eagles drummer’s first release in 15 years sees him joinedby guests

  • Megadeth confirm Dystopia album release

    Megadeth will release their 15th album, “Dystopia”, on January 22. The band confirmed the project’s album title and unveiled the cover artwork after premiering the lead single, “Fatal Illusion.” Recorded in Nashville, the album was co-produced by frontman Dave Mustaine and mixed by Lamb Of God producer Josh Wilbur. The follow-up to 2013’s “Super Collider” features new guitarist Kiko Loureiro