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RUSH Artist HUGH SYME To Open New Exhibit In Texas

Hugh Syme, a legendary artist renowned for creating iconic album covers and artwork for rock legends including RUSH, DREAM THEATER, AEROSMITH, QUEENSRĊ¸CHE, IRON MAIDEN, BON JOVI, ALICE COOPER and WHITESNAKE, will open a new exhibit in Texas at Austin's Ao5 Gallery. The exhibit, which will include more than 20 of Syme's works, will open with ...

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BRET MICHAELS Announces 'Rags To Rescue' TV Show

POISON frontman Bret Michaels has announced a new TV show, "Rags To Rescue", coming soon. Currently in production, it will feature stories of amazing pets, people and their unbroken fighting spirit. It will highlight incredible people willing to put in the time, effort and love it takes to go from rags to rescue. More information ...

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BRAD WHITFORD Has 'Doubts' About AEROSMITH Being Able To Ever Perform Again: 'Age Is Becoming A Real Factor'

Brad Whitford says that he has "doubts" about AEROSMITH ever being able to perform live again. The 69-year-old guitarist, who has been a member of AEROSMITH since 1971, painted a bleak picture of the band's future during an appearance on Joe Bonamassa's hit interview series "Live From Nerdville". After Bonamassa asked Whitford about AEROSMITH's European ...

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BUCKCHERRY's '15' Certified Double Platinum

BUCKCHERRY's third studio album, "15", has been certified double platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of two million copies. At the same time, BUCKCHERRY's track "Crazy Bitch" was certified quadruple platinum for sales in excess of four million units and the track "Sorry" was certified double platinum for ...

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JOSH TODD Says 'Hellbound' Is BUCKCHERRY's 'Best' Album To Date

BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd spoke to Rodolfo Roman of "The Roman Show" about the band's new album, "Hellbound", which will be released on June 25 via Round Hill Records. The follow-up to 2019's "Warpaint" was recorded last fall in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and songwriter-for-hire Marti Frederiksen, who has previously collaborated with AEROSMITH, DEF LEPPARD, ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY Contributes Music To 'City Of Lies' Film'

Legendary AEROSMITH guitarist and songwriter Joe Perry has contributed five songs to the Brad Furman-directed "City Of Lies" film. Released earlier this year in theaters and VOD and starring Perry's HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES bandmate Johnny Depp, "City Of Lies" is due out on Blu-ray and DVD June 8. Based on the book "Labyrinth" by Randall Sullivan ...

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BUCKCHERRY Drops Music Video For Title Track Of New Album 'Hellbound'

Long-running California rockers BUCKCHERRY have released the official music video for the title track of their new album, "Hellbound", due on June 25 via Round Hill Records. The follow-up to 2019's "Warpaint" was recorded last fall in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and songwriter-for-hire Marti Frederiksen, who has previously collaborated with AEROSMITH, DEF LEPPARD, Jonny Lang ...

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FOREIGNER Plays First Concert With New Guitarist LUIS MALDONADO (Video)

FOREIGNER played its first show with guitarist Luis Maldonado last night (Wednesday, May 19) at the Frontyard Festival in Orlando, Florida. Maldonado joined the band as the replacement for longtime multi-instrumentalist Thom Gimbel, who announced his departure from the legendary rock act a day earlier. Frontyard Festival is taking place in a three-acre area in ...

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AEROSMITH's 50th-Anniversary Concert Postponed Until 2022

AEROSMITH's concert at Boston's famed Fenway Park, originally scheduled for last year but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will now take place in September 2022. Says the band: "We wanted to let you know that our 50th Anniversary Fenway show is moving to Thursday, September 8, 2022. While we know that means you have ...

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FOREIGNER's THOM GIMBEL Officially Leaves Band After Nearly Three Decades: 'It's Time For Me To Finally Stop Touring'

FOREIGNER multi-instrumentalist Thom Gimbel has officially announced his departure from the legendary rock act. Earlier today, Gimbel released the following statement: "Today I'd like to share with everyone that after almost 30 years with FOREIGNER, I've decided it's time for me to finally stop touring, and try to settle myself down. "I'm deeply, eternally grateful ...

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AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY To Take Part In Vatican Conference On COVID-19 And Other Global Health Threats

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry will take part in the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture and The Cura Foundation's Fifth International Vatican Conference, which is being held on May 6-8. The conference is uniting the foremost leading physicians, scientists, leaders of faith, ethicists, patient advocates, policymakers, philanthropists and influencers to engage in powerful conversations on the ...

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STEVE VAI, BILLY CORGAN And PETER FRAMPTON Featured In 'The Pedal Movie'

Reverb, the largest online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments, has released "The Pedal Movie" on iTunes, Google Play and Vudu. Through conversations with Peter Frampton, Patrick Carney, Billy Corgan, Graham Coxon, Kevin Shields, Steve Vai, Sarah Lipstate, J Mascis, Nels Cline, Steve Albini and more, Reverb's first-ever feature-length ...

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BUCKCHERRY To Release 'Hellbound' Album In June; 'So Hott' Music Video Available

Long-running California rockers BUCKCHERRY will release their new album, "Hellbound", on June 25 via Round Hill Records. The follow-up to 2019's "Warpaint" was recorded last fall in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and songwriter-for-hire Marti Frederiksen, who has previously collaborated with AEROSMITH, DEF LEPPARD, Jonny Lang and Sheryl Crow, among many others. The official music video ...

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SKID ROW Signs With earMUSIC; New Album In The Works

earMUSIC has announced the signing of SKID ROW to a worldwide deal. The band is working with Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, MASTODON, RUSH) on its latest sessions after previously collaborating several times with Michael Wagener, who also helmed the group's 1989 self-titled debut and 1991's "Slave To The Grind". SKID ROW ...

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AEROSMITH Partners With HARLEY-DAVIDSON To Release Limited-Edition Apparel

Harley-Davidson and Bravado, Universal Music Group's merchandise and brand management company, have announced the launch of a special collection in collaboration with the iconic rock band AEROSMITH. Available now, the limited-edition line of men's and women's apparel will be sold at Harley-Davidson dealerships around the world and on Harley-Davidson.com. "We're thrilled ...

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TESLA's BRIAN WHEAT: Why I Dislike Term 'Hair Metal'

TESLA bassist Brian Wheat has taken issue with the label "hair metal," saying that the pejorative term was coined as a way to disparage acts thought to have been all flash and no substance. Speaking to "The Cassius Morris Show", Wheat said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I find [the term 'hair metal'] condescending. What does ...

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HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES Cancel Summer 2021 European Tour

HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES have canceled their previously announced summer 2021 European tour due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The band, which consists of AEROSMITH's Joe Perry, actor Johnny Depp and legendary rocker Alice Cooper, was originally set to play the shows in September 2020 but pushed them back to August 2021. They have now confirmed that ...

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