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Bret Michaels, Dee Snider Set for All-Star Celebrity Apprentice

The cast for the 2013 season of the popular CBS reality show Celebrity Apprentice was recently unveiled and it includes two of the most high profile frontmen of the Eighties hair band era. Poison vocalist Bret Michaels and Twisted Sister mainman Dee Snider are both set to be among the 14 contestants for the upcoming season.

 

Michaels won the show back in 2010 and is looking to become the first ever two-time winner on the popular… Read More

Stevie Nicks Offers Apology for Threatening to Strangle Nicki Minaj

One day after inadvertently inserting herself into the celebrity feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, by threatening to strangle the celebutante rapper, Stevie Nicks has issued an apology.

 

The legendary Fleetwood Mac vocalist put out a statement that explained her remarks were spoken “during a… Read More

Big Jim Sullivan: Guitar World Mourns Passing of Legendary Session Player

It was announced today that Big Jim Sullivan, the acclaimed session guitarist who played on dozens of hits in the Sixties and Seventies, has died at the age of 71.

 

Sullivan began his career as a professional guitarist in 1959, and during the Swinging Sixties he, along with “Little” Jimmy Page,” was one of the most in-demand session players on the London rock… Read More

The Cult Ready Prequel to Latest Album

British stadium rock giants The Cult have pulled a page out of the film industry’s playbook and are preparing to release a “prequel” to their latest acclaimed album Choice of Weapon.

 

The prequel album, entitled Weapon of Choice will feature the songs from the latest album in earlier stages of development and is aimed at appealing to hardcore fans of the band. Weapon of Choice will be available as a digital-only release and is intended to offer… Read More

Billie Joe Armstrong Undergoes Substance Abuse Treatment

According to a post on the band‘s Facebook page, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is currently “seeking treatment for substance abuse.”

 

The veteran punk rock singer/guitarist raised eyebrows and made headlines last Friday when he smashed his guitar and launched into an onstage rant at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas, shouting… Read More

Slash Defends Lindsay Lohan Following Hit-and-Run Incident

Linday Lohan’s latest brush with the law was a hit-and-run that resulted in a pedestrian being sent to the hospital and the troubled actress being sent to jail. Thankfully, no one was seriously hurt in the incident, and Lindsay Lohan winding up in the headlines for the wrong reasons is nothing new.

 

However this time around Lohan has received support from a rather unlikely corner. Slash, the former guitarist… Read More

Sex Pistols Guitarist Steve Jones Demands New Musical Revolution

Legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones is tired of people referencing his band and thinks it’s high time for a new musical revolution of some kind.

 

“I was young, 21 years old, didn’t really have a clue about what was going on,” said Jonesy, speaking to TNT Magazine. “It was a time when no one had jobs and the country was a mess, pretty much like it is now.… Read More

Rock Book Recommendation: Journeyman Guitarist Dick Wagner’s Smash Hit Memoir

Dick Wagner is a veteran rock guitarist who has enjoyed celebrated stints with rarified rock royalty such as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and KISS. The Iowa-born axeman spent 40 years living the high flying life of a rock star; playing on some 200 albums and netting 35 platinum and gold records.

 

Wagner has detailed his often dabaucherous and sometimes emotional professional and personal experiences in his engaging new memoir: NotRead More

The Black Keys Begin Work on New Album


It’s been quite a year for the Black Keys. Their latest album, the 2011 Danger Mouse-produced El Camino, has successfully launched the unlikely Akron indie rock duo into the mainstream.

 

In the last year the band, which consists of guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Pat Carney, has headlined an arena tour across EuropeRead More

Liam Gallagher Wants to Party with Prince Harry

Could Prince Harry have any more of a bad boy image? Just last month pictures surfaced of his Royal Highness partying drunk and naked in a Vegas hotel room. No sooner has that royal scandal blown ever than it has emerged that Liam Gallagher now wants to party with the Prince.

 

The Beady Eye singer who performed “Read More