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See Johnny Flynn as David Bowie in First Pic From 'Stardust'

Up and coming actor Johnny Flynn is stepping into David Bowie ’s flamboyant wardrobe, and we’re getting our first look at the transformation. Salon Pictures shared a photo of Flynn as a young Bowie from the set of Stardust – the forthcoming film that is described an origins story and not a biopic...
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Ozzy Osbourne Was in 'Absolute Agony' After Neck Surgery

We knew Ozzy Osbourne was hurting, but we didn’t know how bad. Now the Prince of Darkness is opening up to Rolling Stone about the painful challenges he’s faced while recovering from a series of health issues that forced him off the road for what will end up being at least a year. A string of bad...
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Megadeth Announces New Beer With a Kick

Megadeth is releasing a new beer, and like the band, it comes with a little extra octane. Saison 13, with an ABV of 6.1%, is the thrash metal icons’ second entry into the brewing market . The beer is available in parts of Canada now and is expected to debut in the U.S. next month. It’s time for an...
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Why Billie Joe Armstrong's Old Surf Van Is Back on the Auction Block

How do you “accidentally” buy a van? A New Zealand man did, and then he found out the 1961 Chevrolet Greenbrier once belonged to Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong . That wasn’t enough to make Graham van de Laar want to keep the vehicle, though. He’s putting it back up for auction. According...
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Def Leppard Kicks off Second Vegas Residency With Eclectic Setlist

As soon as the lights went down at the Zappos Theater in Las Vegas, Def Leppard fans knew they were in for a treat as the band’s new residency kicked off. The first sound to be heard was the war-themed intro to “Die Hard the Hunter.” The British rock legends hadn’t performed the track from 1983’s...
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Metallica Donates $279,000 to Romanian Children's Hospital

Metallica rocked Romania this week, and also left the European nation with a special gift. The heavy metal legends have donated $279,000 to help build the first pediatric oncology and radiotherapy hospital in the country. The money will go to Daruieste Viata (The Give Life Association). “The...
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Woodstock at 50: 7 Performers Who Are No Longer With Us

It has been 50 years since just a few more people than expected made a pilgrimage to the middle of nowhere in upstate New York for Woodstock. By the time the music and arts festival that lasted parts of four days was over, an estimated 400,000+ had unknowingly taken part of history. From August 15-...
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Guns N' Roses Settles Lawsuit Over Guns 'N' Rosé Beer

There are more than a few Guns N’ Roses fans out there who like to drink beer, but that doesn’t mean the band is cool with a brewery playing off its name. Axl , Slash and Duff have settled a lawsuit that accused Oskar Blues of trademark infringement. The Colorado brewery had been selling a brand...
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Duane Allman's 'Layla' Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million

It created one of the most memorable slide guitar solos on one of the most popular rock songs of all-time, and now Duane Allman ’s 1957 Les Paul has a new owner. The iconic goldtop guitar the late legend used to record “Layla” with Eric Clapton sold for $1.25 million at auction. Allman also used...
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Flea Memoir 'Acid for the Children' Promises to Be a Wild Ride

Before Freaky Styley , Blood Sugar Sex Magik and Stadium Arcadium , there was an unorthodox childhood, and Red Hot Chili Peppers fans can read all about it in Flea ’s new memoir. Acid for the Children will be available November 5 after it was originally slated to be published last year. The...
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