Kevin Kane/WireImage In 2002, former Van Halen frontmen Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth toured together on Song for Song, the Heavyweight Champs of Rock and Roll tour, but apparently it did not make them friends. In fact, Hagar doesn’t have very many nice things to say about Roth. “He’s not a fun guy. He doesn’tRead More →

Kevin Winter/Getty Images With one week left to go in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Fan Vote, two icons of ’80s music, George Michael and Cyndi Lauper, are the leading the ballot. Another ’80s music icon who was inducted in 2021, tells ABC Audio that she’d love to see Cyndi get the honor.Read More →

courtesy of Live Nation After announcing the news in February, U2 has finally revealed dates for their much-anticipated Las Vegas residency U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere. Taking place at the new venue Sphere at The Venetian, the residency will consist of five dates: September 29 and 30, and October 5, 7 andRead More →

On This Day, April 24, 1989… Tom Petty released his first solo album Full Moon Fever. Although it wasn’t billed as a Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers record, most of the Heartbreakers were on the album, as was Petty’s Traveling Wilburys bandmates Jeff Lynne, George Harrison and Roy Orbison.  The album featured a trio of hit songs, including “Free Fallin’,”Read More →

Matthew Baker/Getty Images Neil Young was back on the stage over the weekend for the first time since before the pandemic hit. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer took part in the Light Up The Blues fundraiser for Autism Speaks at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on April 22, an eventRead More →

Sun Records Ian Hunter is back with a new album, Defiance Part 1. Although it was a product of the COVID-19 lockdowns, it’s not a bummer of a record.  Hunter tells ABC Audio that once everything shut down, “I had nothing else to do so I went to the basement and started writing songs.”Read More →

C Flanigan/FilmMagic) Dead & Company will be heading out on their final tour next month, but it will be one member short. The band announced on Instagram Saturday that drummer Bill Kreutzmann will be sitting out the tour. “Every day, things change. After many long discussions and some good old-fashioned soul searching, we are letting youRead More →

Theo Wargo/Getty Images For The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Rick Allen is giving fans an update on his health. As previously reported, the Def Leppard drummer was attacked last month outside the Four Seasons Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. But in a new post on social media, it looks like Allen isRead More →

Lorne Thomson/Redferns R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and Patti Smith Group’s Lenny Kaye have been added to a benefit concert being put on by Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, according to a post on the R.E.M. official Instagram page. The third annual Revival — Celebrating Georgia’s Historic Theatres benefit will take place May 13 and feature Collective Soul, Mother’s Finest, Drivin N Cryin and JetRead More →

Blackbox John Oates continues to share a new track each month, and his latest is his take on the Louis Armstrong classic “What A Wonderful World.” “What an honor for me to be able to cover one of Americas’ [sic] greatest popular songs,” Oates says. “A true classic and a song that justRead More →