June 27, 2022
There’s a New, Free 24/7 Elvis Presley Streaming Channel — Here’s How to Watch
June 27, 2022
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘F*** America, I’m F****** Renouncing My Citizenship’ at London Gig
June 27, 2022
Watch: Dave Grohl Joins Paul McCartney (and Bruce Springsteen) for Emotional Glastonbury Performance (Grohl’s First Appearance Since Taylor Hawkins’ Death)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: Regina Spektor’s Musical Individuality Shines on Captivating New LP ‘Home, before and after’
June 24, 2022
Out Now: Eric Clapton ‘Nothing But the Blues’ Documentary/Album, Restored from 1995 — Listen/Buy
June 24, 2022
Out Now: Soccer Mommy Releases New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’; Headlining Tour On Now (Listen)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: Stream the Soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ Biopic, ft. Eminem, Jack White, Doja Cat, More
June 24, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne Debuts “Patient Number 9” ft. Jeff Beck; New LP ft. Tony Iommi, Eric Clapton & More 9/9
June 24, 2022
Paul McCartney Revisiting Three Key Solo Albums with ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set 8/5 (Pre-Order)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)
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May 24, 2022
Aerosmith Cancels June/July Las Vegas Dates as Steven Tyler Relapses, Enters Treatment Program
In a message shared to social media on Tuesday, Aerosmith announced that front man Steven Tyler has voluntarily entered a substance abuse treatment program after suffering a relapse. As a...
March 23, 2022
Aerosmith Returning to Las Vegas for ‘Deuces Are Wild’ Residency at Dolby Live: 24 Shows from June 17 – Dec. 11
Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Aerosmith will be getting “back in the saddle,” so to speak, in Las Vegas — returning to Sin City for a new residency at...
November 17, 2021
Rare Aerosmith: Hear “Movin’ Out,” from ‘1971: The Road Starts Hear,’ Out 11/26 for Record Store Day Black Friday
“Movin’ Out” is the name of a raw, newly unearthed recording from Aerosmith dating back to 1971. The rehearsal recording is a preview of 1971: The Road Starts Hear, a...
July 9, 2020
Aerosmith Postpones 50th Anniversary Show in Boston to September 2021 Due to COVID-19
Back in January, Aerosmith announced plans for an epic 50th anniversary blowout concert at Fenway Park in Boston … but then the COVID-19 pandemic threw absolutely everything into chaos. On...
March 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean
For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls various encounters with Joe Perry and Aerosmith at disparate points in the band’s career — first as a fledgling guitar god,...
January 23, 2020
Judge Denies Joey Kramer’s Lawsuit Against Aerosmith; Drummer Won’t Participate in GRAMMYs Weekend with Band
The legal issues embroiling Aerosmith this week received a bit of an update Wednesday evening, as a Los Angeles judge denied drummer Joey Kramer’s lawsuit against the rest of the...
January 22, 2020
Aerosmith Issues a Statement Regarding Drummer Joey Kramer’s Lawsuit Against the Band
There’s some ugliness in the Aerosmith camp this week regarding drummer Joey Kramer. On Tuesday, it was reported that Kramer had filed a lawsuit against the rest of the band,...
January 14, 2020
Buzz: Aerosmith to Perform with Run-DMC at the GRAMMYs
According to Variety, a special mash-up will take place at the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26 when Aerosmith and Run-DMC, who previously joined forces for the massive hit single...
October 27, 2016
Aerosmith's Joe Perry to Receive Les Paul Award at NAMM Show 2017's TEC Awards
Guitarist Joe Perry has had an impeccable career on the six-string for Aerosmith, and he’ll be given the honor he deserves at the NAMM Show this January. On Saturday, January...
June 23, 2022
Preview Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s ’18’ LP with Covers of Velvet Underground and Beach Boys — Listen/Pre-Order
Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp recently announced a new collaborative album, 18, which the duo will release on July 15. After meeting in 2016, the pair apparently struck a chord...
June 9, 2022
Johnny Depp + Jeff Beck Collaborative LP ’18’ Out 7/15 (Pre-Order); Stream Depp’s “This Is A Song For Miss Hedy Lamarr”
Johnny Depp has certainly been in the news quite a bit lately — and the latest headline involving the actor pertains to his off-and-on musical career. On July 15, legendary...
March 7, 2022
“Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity
Celebrating 50 years of service on the hard rock battlefield, Judas Priest is routinely championed as one of the most important and influential heavy rock bands in music history. Their...
December 28, 2021
Joni Mitchell Debuts Video for Wintertime Classic, “River” –‘Archives Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967)’ Out Now
Among the many songs penned by Joni Mitchell, “River” stands as one of the most beloved, a contemporary classic covered by many other artists and considered among her best —...
December 16, 2021
Brandi Carlile, Graham Nash, Herbie Hancock, James Taylor, More to Honor Joni Mitchell at 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year Gala
The lineup of acts paying tribute to Joni Mitchell at the 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year gala was announced.
November 16, 2021
Super Bowl Music Fest: Green Day/Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton/Gwen Stefani, Machine Gun Kelly/Halsey Playing Staples Center Across Three Nights in February
With Super Bowl LVI set to lift off at So-Fi Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13, you had to know the NFL had big plans in store for...
September 29, 2021
Joe Bonamassa Debuts “Time Clocks” Video; New Tour and Album Coming in October (Pre-Order)
Tireless blues guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa has debuted “Time Clocks,” a new single from his upcoming album of the same name. The record is due out on Oct. 29. The...
August 25, 2021
Joni Mitchell Named 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year; Gala Set for GRAMMY Weekend
Joni Mitchell will be honored by MusiCares, the primary music charity and partner of the Recording Academy, as its 2022 Person of the Year. The big announcement was made on...
July 13, 2021
July 2021 Issue
Click the links below to enjoy our July 2021 features. Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview) Q&A:...
June 30, 2021
Barry Goudreau’s Big ’70s Rock Sound Blasts Off on ‘The Road,’ His New Album with the Engine Room (Q&A)
In a departure from his blues rock-laden debut album with Engine Room, Barry Goudreau’s new record The Road, which was released in March, harkens back largely to the big, sweeping...
June 29, 2021
Joe Perry, Keeping Busy: Scoring the Film ‘City of Lies,’ Working on New Album and Participating in a Vatican Health Conference (Q&A)
Aerosmith has seemingly been on hiatus over the past year, like so many other bands forced to hit the ‘pause’ button due to the pandemic. But guitarist Joe Perry has...
June 14, 2021
Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The Interview)
Styx are rock and roll survivors. Celebrating over four decades of mighty musical service, overcoming personnel changes and the ever changing musical climate, the seasoned Midwest rockers remain committed to...
February 25, 2021
Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’
The Best Is Yet to Come, the vibrant new album from Bonnie Tyler, is bolstered by dramatic, full-bodied vocals, synths, and some rock guitar solos. Those same elements helped propel...
February 25, 2021
Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbons’ Performance of ‘Rattlesnake Shake’
One year ago today — Feb. 25, 2020, just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down — Mick Fleetwood and an assortment of his fellow music legends gathered at...
January 14, 2021
Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)
In February 2020, just before the world went into lockdown, Mick Fleetwood, the namesake drummer of Fleetwood Mac since its mid-1960s beginnings, corralled an A-List group of his rock...
October 16, 2020
Out Now: ‘Be True to Yourself,’ a New Album from Badfinger’s Joey Molland (ft. Julian Lennon, Micky Dolenz + More)
Today, Oct. 16 sees the release of Be True to Yourself, a new studio album from Joey Molland, guitarist/songwriter known for his work with the acclaimed (and tragically short-lived) band...
October 7, 2020
Stone Temple Pilots Hosting Full-Album Live Stream of 1994’s ‘Purple’ 10/16
Just as the band did in late July with its 1992 album Core, alt/grunge band Stone Temple Pilots will play all of 1994’s Purple in a live stream concert scheduled...
September 25, 2020
Cheap Trick Gives David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ a Makeover with New Jack Douglas-Produced Cover (Listen)
Power-pop legends Cheap Trick have shared a new cover of “Rebel Rebel,” the David Bowie classic that has become an integral part of Bowie’s inimitable legacy. Produced by the renowned...
September 21, 2020
Drawing on multiple influences throughout his musical career, Clemon suffuses his debut album, Mad Love, with rock, pop, soul, jazz, reggae and folk and accordingly counts such diverse talents as Bob Marley, Prince, James Taylor, Richie Havens, Aerosmith, Frank Sinatra and Bill Withers as impacting his eclectic mix of songs. World Music indeed!
August 7, 2020
These YouTube Twins Listened to Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ for the First Time and Their Minds Were Blown
Meet Tim and Fred Williams, a pair of twins with a YouTube account that has become something of a phenomenon for the duo’s “First Time Hearing” series — in which...
July 22, 2020
Stone Temple Pilots Hosting Full-Album Live Stream Performance of 1992’s ‘Core’ LP on 7/31 (Details/Tickets)
On Friday, July 31, Stone Temple Pilots will host a special live stream concert event, performing 1992’s Core in its entirety. That album was a major moment in the band‘s...
June 10, 2020
Q&A: Marc LaBelle of Dirty Honey, the Unsigned Band That Climbed to the Top of the Billboard Rock Charts
There has been a recurring narrative in recent years of emerging bands swooping down to save the soul of rock and roll. All too often, though, many of these bands...
June 2, 2020
#TheShowMustBePaused: Music Industry Joins Forces for #BlackoutTuesday in Memory of George Floyd
The past few days have seen powerful and, at times, frightening images of protest and civil unrest stemming from the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis...
May 13, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)
Whether it’s The Who, The Rolling Stones or Foo Fighters tearing it up in stadiums, witnessing KISS, Aerosmith or Madonna in a large amphitheater or The Supersuckers kickin’ out the...
April 30, 2020
Steven Tyler is Keeping Safe at Home, Playing a Didgeridoo Concert for His (Clearly Impressed) Dogs
Have you ever played a didgeridoo, the wind instrument that originated in northern Australia by Aboriginal peoples? It’s a pretty awesome musical device, both in size — it’s a significant...
April 22, 2020
Rock Photographer Ross Halfin Told an Incredible Story About Jimmy Page, Slash and Joe Perry Meeting James Brown
The concept of the “rock and roll star” is one that exudes thoughts of larger-than-life existence, mythical creatures who strap on a guitar and do things that make them seem...
March 12, 2020
March 2020 Issue
Click below to enjoy our new March 2020 features: Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview) John Lodge Q&A: The Moody Blues, Rock Cruises...
February 24, 2020
Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May
Meridian Centre, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada will be the location of a special concert event paying tribute to late Rush drummer Neil Peart, who passed away in January after a...
February 24, 2020
Tool Announce Spring Tour Dates, After Finally Debuting the Grammy-Winning Song ‘7empest’ Live in Australia
Last week, prog-metal masters Tool surprised fans by unleashing the very first public live performance of “7empest,” the dramatic, sprawling track that closes the band’s 2019 album Fear Inoculum (not including...
February 13, 2020
Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)
Behind the scenes of every great guitar player is a great guitar tech. They are a guitarist’s safety net and security blanket, their advisor, supervisor, and comrade at arms all...
January 27, 2020
Christopher Cross Congratulates Billie Eilish for Tying His Previously Untouchable GRAMMY Awards Record
Pop superstar Billie Eilish had an amazing night at the GRAMMY Awards this past Sunday. Nominated for six awards, she took home five as a result of the groundbreaking success...
January 27, 2020
GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony
On Sunday night, the GRAMMY Awards took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The night was conducted under a heavy weight, given the shocking death of Lakers star Kobe...
January 24, 2020
Let’s All Thank Dolly Parton — Yes, Dolly Parton — for Starting the Viral Meme ‘Challenge’ on Every Social Media Platform Right Now
Maybe your cousin posted it. Or your son’s friend. Or maybe you did — there’s no shame in taking part in a viral meme, especially considering how “always online” so...
December 10, 2019
Joni Mitchell to Receive Les Paul Innovation Award at the 2020 NAMM Show TEC Awards
On Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, the 35th annual NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards (TEC Awards for short) will be one of the highlight events of the 2020 NAMM Show...
November 19, 2019
Go on the Road with Hollywood Vampires in the Supergroup’s New Video for ‘I Want My Now’
There’s an immediacy and an in-your-face vibe to everything the Hollywood Vampires do — and why shouldn’t there be? This is a rock and roll supergroup of the highest pedigree,...
October 4, 2019
Much-Deserved Congratulations to Drummer Steve Ferrone on Induction to the Brighton Music Walk of Fame
Congratulations to drummer Steve Ferrone, known globally as the drummer for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, who was inducted into the Music Walk of Fame in his hometown of Brighton,...
July 1, 2019
Watch Paul McCartney and Steven Tyler Team Up on ‘Helter Skelter’ in Las Vegas
As a concertgoer, is there anything more exciting than when a special guest shows up on stage for a surprise collaboration? It happened over the weekend in Las Vegas, where...
June 13, 2019
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)
Slash is probably the last of the guitar heroes of the Golden Age of rock and roll. Following in the footsteps of the rock gods who inspired him — Joe...
June 12, 2019
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire
A recent New York Times story detailing the extensive damage caused by the Universal fire in 2008, which struck at Universal Studios Hollywood and resulted in the loss of a...
May 13, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs
“That rockabilly sound wasn’t as simple as I thought it was.” –Carl Perkins “Train Kept A-Rollin'” by Johnny Burnette, the Yardbirds and Jeff Beck and Steven Tyler “Train Kept A-Rollin'”...
April 15, 2019
Journey Announce Nine-Show Las Vegas Residency at the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace
Las Vegas residencies are all the rage these days for iconic musical acts — recent weeks have seen new special engagement announcements from Eagles, Def Leppard, and Aerosmith, among others,...
March 5, 2019
Hollywood Vampires Roll Out West Coast Tour Dates for Spring 2019
The Hollywood Vampires project remains one that can only be active a few times a year — that’s the result of being a supergroup featuring an A-list actor in Johnny...
February 12, 2019
Pearl Jam Named 2019 Record Store Day Ambassadors, Which Sounds About Right
Each spring, vinyl record enthusiasts throw a holiday for themselves in the form of Record Store Day. Artists release exclusive, limited-edition or otherwise rare and highly-sought titles for the occasion,...
July 27, 2018
Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ Came Out 31 Years Ago Today — Well Before It Became a Meme
How many times have you been browsing the internet, clicked a link and been bombarded with a gloriously 1980s-ish music video and Rick Astley saying “We’re no strangers to love…”?...
April 11, 2018
Elliot Easton on the Cars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Their Classic Debut Album and More
Passed over for years, The Cars are finally being inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. And it’s about time. Coming off like art-rock Beatles fronted by Buddy...
March 15, 2018
Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)
Stone Temple Pilots have been an alternative rock institution for going on 25 years. Their 1992 debut Core celebrated that big anniversary with a reissue package in the fall, and...
January 12, 2018
A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems
The tragic recent passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young left hard rock fans mourning the loss of a beloved hard rock giant. A few years ago, Ken Sharp queried a...
January 12, 2018
Top 11 Glam Rock Songs
Top 11 Glam Rock Songs “I was recently looking at an old cover of New Musical Express from 1973. It’s me and Mick Jagger, and he’s just found glam a...
July 5, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Booze
“I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.” – Rodney Dangerfield “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr Singer-songwriter Hoyt...
March 13, 2017
Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview
Exploding onto the music scene with a ferocious sound blending primal riffs with a melodic smartness thanks to massive radio hits like “Photograph,” “Rock Of Ages,” “Pour Some Sugar On...
September 23, 2016
KAABOO 2016: The Ultimate 'MIX-perience' (Festival Review/Photos)
KAABOO is not like the others. It is by design that this festival feels a little bit different. It could be the imported beaches, cabanas and pool. It could be...
August 8, 2016
Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview
At age 68, Steven Tyler continues to surprise. Long-time Aerosmith fans might be scratching their heads with news that Steven Tyler has just completed a country solo album, We’re All Somebody...
July 15, 2016
Best New Music: Steven Tyler Goes Solo with 'We're All Somebody From Somewhere' – Listen
While the future of Aerosmith has yet to be detailed, its members are as busy as ever. On Friday, vocalist Steven Tyler released his very first solo album, We’re All Somebody from Somewhere,...
July 11, 2016
Joe Perry on the Mend After Collapsing at Hollywood Vampires Gig (Update)
Sunday night’s Hollywood Vampires gig at the Ford Amphitheater on the Cony Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York featured a scary moment when guitarist/Aerosmith legend Joe Perry collapsed onstage. He...
July 8, 2016
Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy
Via such epic singles as Shapes Of Things, Heart Full of Soul, For Your Love, Over Under Sideways Down, Happenings Ten Years Time Ago and others, The Yardbirds made their...
June 7, 2016
Time for A 'Reunion': Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes
By the early ’80s, guitarist Brad Whitford and lead singer/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, members of Aerosmith and Ted Nugent respectively, had departed from their classic bands and were forging out...
June 3, 2016
Best New Music: Stream Whitford/St. Holmes' New 'Reunion' Album
More than three decades in the making, Whitford/St. Holmes have released a new record titled, simply, Reunion. Coming after their self-titled 1981 debut, the album should appeal to anyone even...
March 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978
In this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details his encounters with AC/DC members Angus Young and Bon Scott at a jam-packed Day on the Green in 1978… It is...
November 7, 2014
Joe Perry Rocks (The Interview)
Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith, the name of Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry’s new book is a play on the band’s classic ‘70s album which spawned such classic tracks as Back in...
September 4, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House
The latest installment in our Behind the Curtain category, journalist Steve Rosen recounts his fateful encounter with legendary guitarist Jeff Beck. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The drive from my guesthouse/cottage in the hills...
June 6, 2014
Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)
Singer/songwriter Art Alexakis has fronted the alternative/rock band Everclear for more than twenty years, achieving huge mainstream success with singles such as Father of Mine, Wonderful, Santa Monica, Rock Star,...
May 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977
Steve Rosen has been writing about the creatures of rock and roll for 40 years. His stories have appeared in and on Guitar World, Guitar Player, Guitarist, Total Guitar and...
October 3, 2013
Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams
When rockers want to convey rage, frustration, pain or ecstasy, nothing works like an ear-splitting scream. Some rockers’ shrieks are so outrageous that they’ve been banned from the radio, parodied...
May 3, 2013
Julian Lennon – Everything Changes (Interview)
Julian Speaks with RCM About Inspiration, His New Album, Working With Steven Tyler and Life Beyond Music
June 12, 2012
Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)
It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1930s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard...
January 20, 2012
Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS
This year marks the 110th anniversary of the legendary trade show NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) — the meeting place for musical instrument retailers to view and purchase the latest...
November 3, 2011
Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been
Henry ‘The Horse’ Smith admits that he sometimes gets annoyed with people asking Led Zeppelin questions. After all, the good-natured 64 year old roadie/road manager has a lot more on...
August 26, 2011
Fire In The Hole!
Rock and roll and hot sauce…it’s a match made in hell! What a distorted electric guitar is to the ears, a fiery blend of pureed chili peppers is to the...