Erika Goldring/Getty Images Robert Plant and Alison Krauss played New Orleans Jazz Fest on Friday, but that wasn’t the only Plant performance this weekend. reports that Plant made a surprise appearance at Preservation Hall in the French Quarter for an intimate performance in front of about 100 people.  Plant’s performance was a part ofRead More →

Daniel Knighton/Getty Images Carl Palmer is giving fans a health update. As previously reported, the Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer underwent a successful heart procedure last week, and he’s now shared a video on social media to let fans know how he’s doing.  “I just want you to know I’m back home now, feeling reallyRead More →

Steve Jennings/Getty Images Heart’s Ann Wilson is heading out on the road this summer. The singer just announced dates for a new tour, where she’ll be backed by the group Tripsitter. The tour is set to kick off July 7 in Toronto, Canada, with the first U.S. date booked for July 12 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.Read More →

M. Caulfield/WireImage for NBC Universal Photo Department Keith Richards made a surprise appearance at Willie Nelson’s 90th birthday concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles over the weekend. Rolling Stone reports that Richards joined the birthday boy Sunday night for a performance of Waylon Jennings’ “We Had It All” and Billy Joe Shaver’s “Live Forever.”Read More →

Francesco Prandoni/Getty Images KISS’ Paul Stanley is facing some backlash after posting his thoughts about gender confirmation treatment for children, suggesting it’s been “turned into a sad and dangerous fad.” “There is a BIG difference between teaching acceptance and normalizing and even encouraging participation in a lifestyle that confuses young children into questioningRead More →

On This Day, May 1, 1976 … Led Zeppelin’s seventh album, Presence, hit number one on the Billboard Album chart.  The band, unable to tour due to injuries Robert Plant sustained in a car accident, completed the album in just 18 days, with Plant doing his vocals from a wheelchair. The album, which spent two weeksRead More →

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Tim Bachman, guitarist and one of the co-founders of the Canadian band Bachman-Turner Overdrive, passed away Friday at age 71. The news was announced by the artist’s son Ryder in a post on Facebook, with an earlier post revealing that doctors had found “cancer riddled all throughout his brain.” “My Dad passedRead More →

Courtesy Rock & Roll Hall of Fame George Michael may not need “One More Try” to get into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame — he might be going in this year. Voting for this year’s “Fan Ballot” has closed and Billboard reports that the former Wham! singer-turned-solo star came out on top by aRead More →

Paras Griffin/Getty Images On Friday, Barry Manilow announced that his long-in-the-works musical Harmony is finally coming to Broadway. But he tells ABC Audio he wouldn’t want to turn his life into a musical, like fellow stars Neil Diamond and Carole King have done. “I’m not interested in being a part of something like that. And I’ll tell you why: I don’t have the drama,” he notes. “My life is pretty boring…I haven’tRead More →

courtesy of Live Nation As suspected, Aerosmith is saying goodbye to the road. The band just announced dates for their “Peace Out” farewell tour, featuring special guests The Black Crowes. “It’s not goodbye it’s PEACE OUT!,” the band shared in a statement. “Get ready and walk this way, you’re going to get theRead More →