01/11/2013 14:01:54 PM
Here is the first video from their new album titled ‘Hallow’. The new album is supposed to be coming out in the spring. Jerry Cantrell said “In my opinion, that record stood up to anything else we’ve put out in our career.R
12/28/2012 20:15:22 PM
Ok this is completely crazy. The Bank of England are looking at choosing a celebrity to appear on the 10 (pound) banknote. Their list, chosen by the public, will replace Charles Darwin who is currently on the Series E token. The list is short and has
12/28/2012 20:01:40 PM
Well now that 2012 is coming to an end, there will no doubt be tons of lists going on. Here’s one I found compliments to Hypebot.com Top Albums 1. 21, Adele 2. Red, Taylor Swift 3. Babel, Mumford & Sons 4. Up All Night, One Direction 5. Some
11/22/2012 20:20:49 PM
Well I guess you have to do something during the off times. Vince Neil of Motley Crue has launched his own brand of vodka, expanding his Tatuado, LLC business that already has Tatuado Tequila and his restaurant Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina in Las Veg
11/22/2012 18:20:34 PM
I think I heard about this before but never thought it would go anywhere. Lenny Kravitz will play the great Marvin Gaye in movie by Julien Temple, who directed the Sex Pistols movie ‘The Greatest Rock N’ Roll Swindle’. This will be
11/21/2012 16:04:13 PM
I often research music memorabilia auctions to see what’s out there and how much things go for. Check out this Beatles Record Player from 1964 that still works. Ya it’s currently $1,750 but damn it’s pretty cool. Here’s
11/21/2012 15:53:43 PM
Here’s a great pic of David Bowie in 1973 on his Ziggy Stardust tour. Click for a larger view.
11/15/2012 22:35:35 PM
Coming up on November 19, Alice Cooper will be releasing their Old School Box Set. This covers the era of 1964 to 1974 and has a bunch of bootlegs, rarities and demos. It comes in a school desk design with four CD’s and a 60-page school yearboo
11/15/2012 22:20:52 PM
“Americans want grungy people, stabbing themselves in the head on stage. They get a bright bunch like us, with deodorant on, they don’t get it.” -Liam Gallagher
11/15/2012 22:09:53 PM
In 2007, Rihanna had a huge worldwide hit with “Umbrella”. However, the song had originally been offered to Britney Spears and Mary J Blige who both passed on it.
11/06/2012 13:27:52 PM
Ahh the great Johnny Marr (The Smiths) is releasing his first solo album on February 25, 2013. It was recorded in Manchester and Berlin and mastered at Abbey Road. Beginning in March 2013 he’s planning on a UK tour and playing some festivals. B
09/28/2012 16:39:37 PM
Well not so much the drum set, but the roller coaster mechanism he’s been using on tour (see below). Apparently back in 1991 the engineer Scott King showed Tommy Lee his roller coaster drum apparatus but Lee didn’t take to it. Now all these years later, Lee has been using the design on his tour [...]
09/25/2012 23:03:35 PM
Damn this is such a sick video. Back in 1983 Egyptian Lover gave a tutorial on The Roland 808 that was in the extended TV version of a documentary called ‘Breakin’ n Enterin’. While he was in London recently FactTV asked if he could recreate the scene. Here ya go!
09/24/2012 12:54:37 PM
Steven Adler, original Guns N’ Roses drummer, is putting out his debut album with his band ‘Adler’. November 26 is the date for the album ‘Back From the Dead” which was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Jeff Pilson and Jay Ruston. Slash and Rob Zombie have guest appearances. Adler says: “I’m so proud of [...]
08/28/2012 15:12:03 PM
Oh man this is really really gross so I had to post it. Elvis Presley’s disgustingly soiled underwear are going up for auction in England next month. These undies were worn in 1977 when Elvis was NOT the hottie everyone loved. The auction house thinks they’ll get about $15,000 to $16,000 for them. GROSS!
08/03/2012 18:20:42 PM
Snoop Dogg or Lion, however you feel, was busted with weed in Norway back on June 28. He was able to pay a fine but now the big decision has come down. Now he is banned from Norway for two years. Snoop isn’t going to appeal.
08/02/2012 23:25:08 PM
Billboard came out with some staggering figures on the income from the top tours happening from June to July 2012. Check out these crazy ass figures: Madonna July 14-21 Gross $20,882,753 (So far this tour has grossed $79.6 million from 22 shows) Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw July 14-21 $11,493,507 Iron Maiden June 29 – [...]
08/02/2012 23:14:58 PM
I came across this pretty cool graphic showing the worlds richest rock stars, their worth and what they’ve done. Compliments of MTVHive.com Click pic to enlarge
08/02/2012 22:38:47 PM
Last Saturday night Al Jourgensen of Ministry collapsed onstage during a concert in Paris. He was sent to the hospital where he was diagnosed with “full-system collapse due to extreme dehydration and heat exhaustion intensified by the lack of ventilation on stage at the venue.” He’s cancelled a few shows but promised “I will make [...]
07/24/2012 22:46:57 PM
I just heard Public Enemys new album ‘Most of My Heroes Don’t Appear On No Stamp’ and damn it’s nice. I went through SellABand and gave some money to fund their album and it finally came out. You can see it here Public Enemy – SellABand
07/20/2012 17:21:41 PM
Both Ice-T and Melle Mel was at the European premier of Ice-T’s directorial debut for ‘Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap’ and they had shit to say. Ice-T said he was unimpressed with today’s hip hop artists saying “It’s just pop. You’re not going to get anything as raw as what we heard before.” [...]
07/20/2012 17:12:41 PM
It’s been 4 years since the Spice Girls have performed together (should be longer) but it looks like they are back, to perform at the London 2012 Olympic closing ceremony. Looks like they’ll be singing two songs with one of them being “Wannabe”.
07/19/2012 22:15:43 PM
I thought someone would be interested to hear this. It’s over at NPR’s ‘The Record’. Good Stuff! Def Leppards Joe Elliott On Covering Def Leppard
07/08/2012 01:00:51 AM
It’s good to see him back in decent shape. He still sounds great!
07/08/2012 00:36:47 AM
“… We have quite a large area, and that makes it more fun for us — certainly more satisfying, because it doesn’t restrict us to one particular idea or one particular style. The result, I think, is pretty interesting … we don’t expect to make a fortune at it or ever be popular or famous [...]
07/08/2012 00:26:25 AM
The solo in The Beatles ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ is actually played by Eric Clapton. He was never credited on the album.
07/08/2012 00:22:54 AM
Music service MOG was purchased last week by ‘Beats Electronics’, the company founded by Dr. Dre and Interscope/Geffen/A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine. No changes to the service or issues for current MOG users/subscribers.
07/07/2012 23:15:02 PM
The Beatles in Copenhagen 1964
07/02/2012 17:59:27 PM
This is just nuts. Over in Leipzig, Germany where the ‘With Full Force’ festival was happening, a lightning bolt crashed down and injured 51 people enjoying the music. The festival had Machine Head, Soulfly, Children of Bodom, Flogging Molly, and other bands. The same storm moved on in Germany and killed three women, seriously injured [...]
06/26/2012 19:30:09 PM
For the very first time, Slash has a #1 hit with the “You’re A Lie” song off his new album that came out on May 22 called ‘Apocalyptic Love.’ I’m really happy for him. He’s such a cool dude. On top of this, he’s getting a star on the Hollywood Blvd. Walk of Fame! Plus [...]
06/26/2012 15:55:18 PM
So rumors are percolating around that Van Halen will play during half time at Superbowl 47! Eddie said “a lot of the canceled dates were in cities we already played. So in November we’ll hit Japan, and in the new year we’ll possibly do something special, but I can’t talk about it.” Then NBC Sports [...]
06/18/2012 16:59:42 PM
In Downsview Park, Toronto, the crew of Radiohead were setting up the stage when the stage collapsed. One person with a head wound, two others had minor injuries but the worst is Scott Johnson, their drum tech, died when the stage collapsed on top of him.
06/06/2012 16:33:39 PM
I guess that headline can go either way but this it’s actually the funnier way. Megadeth took the stage last night at the 2012 Croatia Metalfest and were not only booed by fans but had beer thrown at them. Apparently W.A.S.P. was supposed to play but claimed that because of Megadeth, they canceled their set. [...]
06/05/2012 16:31:00 PM
Coming out on June 26 is a new biography on Iron Maiden titled ‘Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast’. It’s written by Neil Daniels who’s already written some good biographies on Judas Priest, Linkin Park and Bon Jovi. The hardcover book will have over 200 pages with over 400 photos and cover [...]
06/05/2012 16:08:58 PM
Wow this really bummed me out. After overcoming breast cancer a few years ago, she finds out she has a brain tumor. Luckily she doesn’t expect any complications from the tumor since it’s benign. Phew!
05/31/2012 16:01:08 PM
DMX is back folks! He’s always been a favorite of mine. Tomorrow he begins his summer tour in Cincinnati and ends on July 10 in Pensacola Florida. Then his first album in six years titled ‘Undisputed’ will be coming out in the Fall. Here’s his tour dates: June 1: Cincinnati, OH (Inner Circle) June 2: [...]
05/30/2012 15:28:41 PM
Well apparently this isn’t the first time he’s been in the band but former Bowie/Tin Machine guitarist Reeves Gabrels joined The Cure again for their summer festival tour in Europe. Gabrels worked with The Cure on a couple tracks from their Galore album.
05/30/2012 15:21:00 PM
Yep, Lita Ford is interested in getting the band back together again. She’s interested in getting The Runaways back together with Joan and Cherie. She’s about to release her new solo album titled ‘Living Like a Runaway’. She said in a statement: “I would if it was the Runaways. There’s all kinds of lineups you [...]
05/22/2012 15:35:48 PM
Here’s an interview I found with Rob Zombie on his new album and movie ‘The Lords of Salem’
05/18/2012 16:36:28 PM
I love this Sex Pistols set from FUNKO. The come in at 3.75 inches tall all dressed in the similar style of the Sex Pistols right down to the pad lock chain on Sid. You can get them individually or as a 3 pack for $26.95. Check them out over at Aggronautix
05/17/2012 18:20:19 PM
Here’s a really cool Poster for Led Zeppelin. I couldn’t get an actual date but with it saying Led Zeppelin II being the #1 album, it has to be around 1969. (click to enlarge)
05/17/2012 14:00:44 PM
Here’s an interview with Siouxsie and the Banshees from 1987.
05/16/2012 17:50:28 PM
WTF is wrong with this loser Suge Knight. He’ll say anything to try and be relevant. Suge has been going around saying that Tupac ended his professional relationship with a certain rapper because he thought the rapper was gay. Now Tupac’s family is saying its totally false since Tupac was close friends with designer Gianni [...]
05/16/2012 17:44:31 PM
Testament are releasing a new album on July 31, 2012 titled ‘Dark Roots of Earth’. There are special bonus tracks on the album along with a DVD. Here is the track listing Dark Roots of Earth jewel case CD track listing: 01. Rise Up 02. Native Blood 03. Dark Roots Of Earth 04. True American [...]
05/03/2012 11:04:08 AM
No he’s not going Metal, but he is getting an actual medal. The Presidential Medal of Freedom to be exact. He is among 13 recipients to get this award in the spring of this year at the White House. The award is the nations highest civilian honor to individuals who “have made especially meritorious contributions [...]
05/01/2012 18:25:17 PM
Damn am I excited about this. On May 22nd Sade is releasing a DVD/CD and Blu-ray titled ‘Bring Me Home – Live 2011′ which chronicles her 2011 54 date tour. “Initially I didn’t want to do it, because I had this feeling that it was a great moment and I was afraid we couldn’t convey [...]
05/01/2012 18:18:16 PM
Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Ringo Starr are creating a musical called ‘Hole in the Fence’. Both of the came up with the idea on the script based on their own childhoods of kids who form a band in a depressed mining town. They both will serve as songwriters and executive producers. No word on when [...]
04/26/2012 18:20:09 PM
I don’t normally put links to other stories on the site but I thought about posting interviews that I think some might be interested in. There is so much news and interviews out there, I think in order to offer more info on the site, I’ll throw some other stuff out there. So if I [...]
04/25/2012 20:47:46 PM
Aww damn … right before LMFAO walked into the American Idol studio they were served with at $7 million lawsuit by their former management company Rpm. Rpm claims that after they signed them and they got huge, they were trying to be cut from their contract. The suit also claims that both of the guys [...]
04/25/2012 20:37:49 PM
“If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year.” So I did some research on this because I wasn’t following Ted Nugent and his comments. I knew he was pretty hardcore with the NRA, hunting etc. That’s cool. At one of his concerts, [...]
04/25/2012 16:00:20 PM
Slash is releasing his second solo album titled ‘Apocalyptic Love’ on May 22nd from this own label Dik Hayd International. You can pre-order a fan pack at SlashOnline.com. The fan pack includes a limited edition in -studio book with 48 pages of behind the scenes from the studio. Only a 1,000 copies worldwide with the [...]
04/19/2012 18:20:05 PM
How awesome is this pic of Tom Petty. I’m not sure of the date but has to be early 70′s.
04/18/2012 17:18:25 PM
Last week, five vintage guitars owned by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were stolen from a Culver City soundstage in L.A. Petty thought it was a good idea to post it on Twitter and offer a $7,500 reward. They were listed as a 1967 12-string Rickenbacker, a Gibson SG TV Junior, a Fender Broadcaster, a [...]
04/18/2012 17:12:03 PM
Next month Robert Plant will debut his new band ‘The Sensational Space Shifters’ “The show, entitled Robert Plant Presents Sensational Space Shifters, will be his first with his new band, ahead of a busy summer festival schedule.” Some of the members of the band are from his former band ‘Strange Sensation’ along with Justin Adams.
04/06/2012 16:57:32 PM
Snoop is putting out a songbook of his lyrics…..printed entirely on hemp seed paper. Plus the books spine is held together with a match striking surface and of course, the pages are perforated. The book is called ‘Rolling Words: A Smokable Songbook’ and the people who attend Coachella will be the first to try the [...]
04/05/2012 22:39:33 PM
Oh boy, I found another great song/group thanks to James at Independent Music Promotions. Right when I heard the drums in the beginning I knew I was on a ride. I love his voice as it fits the music perfectly. These are the kind of bands that I wish more people could find and appreciate [...]
04/05/2012 21:52:03 PM
Earlier this year, Vedder suffered a back injury that affected his strumming arm. After 8 weeks with doctors and physical therapists, it still hasn’t healed properly to continue with his tour. It was supposed to begin April 10th but now will begin on October 31, 2012. Manager Kelly Curtis said “Sincerest apologies go out to [...]
04/05/2012 21:35:22 PM
Here’s the new video for Gremlin which is due to come out on June 5, 2012.
04/02/2012 13:02:08 PM
The Peppers are on their way to their North American tour. Since they had to postpone their tour a few months, they are giving away a free live EP from their 2011 European Tour. You can get it HERE! The songs are: 1- Look Around 2 – Dani California 3 – Monarchy Of Roses 4 [...]
04/01/2012 18:59:01 PM
I just love this photo. What a classic pic!
03/23/2012 13:45:19 PM
You knew Al Jourgensen would get Ministry back together. It’s in his blood. Well the new album “Relapse” is streaming for free and it’s good. Check over here for it: Ministry – Relapse
03/21/2012 18:20:00 PM
This summer KISS and Motley Crue are heading out on tour together; first since way back in 1982. The 40 city tour begins on July 20th and will wrap up on September 23, 2012. Here’s the dates: Jul 20: Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live Jul 21: Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live at [...]
03/20/2012 21:58:44 PM
Kareem “Biggs” Burke, a co-founder of Roc-A-Fella, is looking at a minimum of 5 years jail time for conspiracy to distribute more than 1,000 kilos of WEED! He made a plea deal and agreed to forfeit $660,000 in cash, his house in New Jersey and a 2010 BMW….daaaaamn. Burke hasn’t been with Roc-A-Fella since he [...]
03/20/2012 21:20:50 PM
Some new great music has been passed my way once again. Rooftop Runners have a new EP coming out on April 3, 2012 called “We Are Here” and it’s one I’ll be waiting for. This first song “Street” is a sweet, chill song that I found myself playing a few times. It chugs along leaving [...]
03/08/2012 23:31:38 PM
Jonathan Davis of Korn is getting a new electronic EP together under his DJ name of J Devil. He says “I love DJing, and I love rocking out. It’s fun going from DJing electro to heavy dubstep to Korn. It’s therapy for me.” I guess since he worked with Skrillex on Korns last album, he’s [...]
03/08/2012 23:17:57 PM
It always takes a death right? Well The Monkees have unfortunately benefited (ya terrible word) from the death of Davy Jones on February 29. According to Billboard.com The Monkees overall track sales grew 3,750% from 4,000 during the week ending February 26 to 140,000 the past week. The entire 2011 they sold 174,000 tracks just [...]
03/06/2012 18:14:21 PM
Motorhead has announced that they will play on the main stage at the Mayhem tour beginning on June 30. Along with Motorhead will be Slipknot and Slayer. The other stages will include Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, Whitechapel, High on Fire, Upon A Burning Body, I the Breather and [...]
03/02/2012 20:48:36 PM
“You don’t need any brains to listen to music” Luciano Pavarotti
03/02/2012 20:47:01 PM
Here is the first post in the new series. This is from the 60′s featuring The Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Lighting Hopkins at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. High resolution so click if you want to see it better.
03/02/2012 20:42:11 PM
Along with MNTB Classic Pics, MNTB Greatest Lyrics, Music Fact TidBit and Music Quote TidBit, I’m going to begin another great series of posts. This one will be MNTB Concert Posters and will showcase some of the great posters from concerts over the years. I’ll post the first one shortly.
03/02/2012 15:38:38 PM
I’m pretty excited. Check it out for yourself.
03/02/2012 14:08:47 PM
Gift of Gab of Blackalicious is putting out a new album titled “Next Logical Progression” on Quannum Projects sometime this month. He says of the track ‘Wack but Good People’ “Wack But Good People is a song about a homie trying to get on, but he kinda needs a little more work first. It’s all [...]
03/01/2012 22:33:36 PM
It was in June 1986 when The Smiths put out their third album titled ‘The Queen Is Dead’ and track #3 was the great somber song ‘I Know It’s Over’. It was written by Morrissey and Johnny Marr during the summer of 1985 at Johnny Marr’s home in Manchester. Back in 2007 Spinner Magazine labeled [...]
02/27/2012 16:48:36 PM
Along with Steven Tyler and Joey Kramer, Joe Perry of Aerosmith is also writing an autobiography. This came from Joe Perry’s twitter account as “Officially started writing my biography this week. More info. to come soon re: publisher, tentative release date, etc
02/21/2012 17:31:53 PM
I think there is so much wrong with this. Whitney Houston’s family has struck a deal to sell video of Whitney’s funeral. A representative of the family has agreed to license footage to several media outlets to “help maximize the estate for the benefit of Bobbi Kristina.” (her 18 year old daughter).
02/21/2012 17:25:27 PM
Nancy Wilson of Heart has released some news the other day. Heart will be releasing a new album titled ‘Fanatic’ in October 2012. Aside from the album, a box set and biography are also set to be released. The last album was 2010′s ‘Red Velvet Car’.
02/10/2012 19:04:32 PM
On February 28th Clutch will release their 2004 album ‘Blast Tyrant’ on 180 gram vinyl that will contain 16 songs along with six mini posters. Then they will head out on tour to a few festivals.
02/10/2012 18:49:51 PM
I’ve always been a fan of Prong so I’m excited to say, they have a new album coming out and will go on tour to support it. The album will be called ‘Carved Into Stone’ and looks like it will come out on April 24th on Long Branch Records. Here are some dates for their [...]
02/01/2012 17:17:12 PM
David Lee Roth of Van Halen has announced that their new album is partially old material from 1975, 1976 and 1977. Michael Anthony, who was kicked out of the band by Eddie Van Halen in 2006, won’t pursue and proceeds from the sales of the album.
01/29/2012 15:53:08 PM
It’s a rare time for me these days to instantly fall in love with a newer band. I just had the chance to hear ‘Katrin the thrill’ and fell in love. There is a certain darkness that I love about their track ‘Earth is Calling Us’ that I haven’t found in a long time. The [...]
01/26/2012 16:20:40 PM
I’m really liking this video and song that they just released.
01/26/2012 15:54:25 PM
Yep you heard it right. Motley Crue along with Chuck Liddell, bull rider Judd Leffew and Victoria Secret model Adriana Lima all together for a Kia car commercial. It will air first on February 2nd but most will see it during the Superbowl during the 4th quarter on February 5th.
01/26/2012 15:49:22 PM
Motown has named Ne-Yo as the new Senior Vice President of A&R. All this while Ne-Yo continues to work on his fifth studio album. Motown Exec Ms. Habtemariam said: “We are honored and humbled to have Ne-Yo as a part of the Motown family, as both a recording artist and in an A&R role. We [...]