If you've got a lot of time on your hands and a heart full of darkness, you'd be wise to check out Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal, out Tuesday on Harper Collins/It Books. The key word in that title is "Definitive." This is quite a weighty tome, over 600 pages across every twi ... More >>
So this morning one of those British music-news sites decided to engage in a little bit of traffic-goosing rumormongering by posting a breathless item about the Smiths reuniting, citing "a source [who] revealed that the 80s icons had been in talks to perform with a well-known promoter." This game of ... More >>
The first time I saw Van Halen perform live, the band was colloquially known as Van Hagar. Guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony had just reunited with their second frontman Sammy Hagar to promote a greatest-hits package titled Best of Both Worlds; I bought f ... More >>
This week in Internet news that should up the online world's overall quotient of "bozedy bozedy bop"s: David Lee Roth has joined Twitter and Facebook. So far all that the accounts have on them is a lot of teaser text and a link to the Van Halen singer/former radio host's official site, but a look at ... More >>
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Why can't this be love?