Warner Music Exec: ‘The Business of Physical Music Is Quite Strong. We Have No Intention of Walking Away from This Business’

 October 9, 2018 Vinyl records are still growing fast, and CDs may not be tanking as badly as we think.  Warner Music Group is committed to all of it. The resurgence of vinyl records is obviously causing labels to reconsider the format.  But for at least one major label, CDs aren’t being abandoned quite yet, …

CHRIS CORNELL Statue Unveiled In Seattle: Video, Photos

October 8, 2018 On Sunday, October 7, Vicky Cornell and the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) celebrated Seattle's son, music icon and late Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Chris Cornell, with the public unveiling of a commemorative statue. The life-size statue, commissioned and donated to the museum by Vicky Cornell, will stand outside MoPOP's south entrance facing Fifth Avenue North. The statue …

WE CAME AS ROMANS Announces Memorial Concert For Singer KYLE PAVONE

October 8, 2018 According to Billboard, the surviving members of WE CAME AS ROMANS will stage a memorial concert for their late singer Kyle Pavone on October 28 at the Fillmore in Detroit, Michigan. The "Promise Me" tribute will raise money for the newly established Kyle Pavone Foundationand will feature "a whole bunch of guest vocalists, guest musicians, tons of DJs," co-vocalist Dave Stephens said …

INSANE CLOWN POSSE Member Attempts To Dropkick LIMP BIZKIT Frontman FRED DURST Mid-Concert (Video)

October 7, 2018 A member of INSANE CLOWN POSSE apparently tried to dropkick Fred Durst mid-concert. The incident happened last night (Saturday, October 6) at Camden, New Jersey's Rock Allegiance festival, which was being headlined by LIMP BIZKIT. LIMP BIZKIT had just finished performing a cover version of George Michael's "Faith" at the BB&T Pavilion when Joseph William Utsler, better known by his stage name Shaggy 2 Dope, …

STEPHEN PEARCY Was ‘Stumbling’ And ‘Couldn’t Remember The Words’ During RATT’s Concert In St. Charles (Video)

October 6, 2018 Some of the fans who attended RATT's concert Friday night (October 5) in St. Charles, Illinois say that lead singer Stephen Pearcy was "stumbling" and couldn't "remember the words" to some of the band's most popular songs. Fan-filmed video footage of RATT's performance at the Arcada Theatre — courtesy of YouTubeuser JW Stuff — shows the frontman slurring his …

K.K. DOWNING Looks Back On JUDAS PRIEST’s Contentious Rivalry With IRON MAIDEN: ‘It Got A Bit Ugly’

October 5, 2018 During a brand new interview with SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk, former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Ken "K.K." Downing spoke about the the contentious rivalry that developed between PRIESTand IRON MAIDEN when the two bands toured together in the early 1980s. "We'd just finished the 'British Steel' record in England, and we were going out on tour [in early 1980 with IRON MAIDEN]," he recalled. "And then …

LAMB OF GOD Drummer Chris Adler Hopes To ‘Guide Musicians Through The Ins And Outs Of The Industry’ With His Newly Launched Management Company

October 5, 2018 LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler has officially announced the launch of Kintsugi Management, a talent management agency. His first client is the acclaimed U.K. death metal band DYSCARNATE. Adler stated: "The Kintsugi mission is to create and redefine modern pathways to achievement. I have the capabilities, connections and knowledge to guide musicians through the ins and outs of the …

Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly Song Fame, Dies in Texas

The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song "Peggy Sue" has died at a Lubbock hospital. 2 October 2018 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song “Peggy Sue” has died at a Lubbock hospital. Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham of Lubbock died Monday at University Medical Center. …

RATT Bassist Blames STEPHEN PEARCY’s ‘Injury’ For Disastrous Concert In Huntington (Video)

September 27, 2018 A number of RATT fans have taken to social media to express their concern for singer Stephen Pearcy, who stuggled through the band's concert last night (Wednesday, September 26) in Huntington, New York. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance at The Paramount shows Pearcy slurring his way through some of RATT's biggest hits while sitting down and nearly …

#StandWithSongWriters

 Doc Holliday* and 2 others liked Dave Mustaine‏Verified account @DaveMustaine 8h8 hours ago More It's a big week for songwriters all over the country -- on Tuesday, the Senate passed the #musicmodernizationact -- the most important piece of legislation in a generation, making sure songwriters are paid the fair market value when their songs are played. #StandWithSongWriters

Rapper Mac Miller Dead at 26-Apparent Drug Overdose

MAC MILLER DEAD AT 26 ...APPARENT OVERDOSE  9/7/2018 3:45 PM PDT Mac Miller Dead at 26 of Apparent Drug Overdose EXCLUSIVE Mac Miller died Friday of an apparent overdose ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Mac was found Friday around noon in a bedroom at his San Fernando Valley home, and he was …

Dio’s Estate Auction

                  For immediate release: JULIEN’S AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RONNIE JAMES DIO Heavy Metal Music Icon and "Black Sabbath" Frontman’s Signature Wardrobe, Guitars, Stage Props and More Roar onto the Auction Stage at Hard Rock Cafe New York SEPTEMBER 14 & 15, 2018 Los Angeles, California – (July 19, 2018) – Julien’s Auctions, …

WE CAME AS ROMANS Singer KYLE PAVONE Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose

  According to TMZ, Kyle Pavone, vocalist for the Michigan metalcore act WE CAME AS ROMANS, died as a result of drug abuse. The surviving members of WE CAME AS ROMANS confirmed the report, saying in a statement that "we lost our son, our brother, our best friend, and bandmate to an accidental overdose." The Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office …