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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Discusses Songwriting Paradigm With Steven Tyler

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Discusses Songwriting Paradigm With Steven Tyler

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry recently sat down for a chat with Ultimate Classic Rock to discuss his “writing paradigm” with frontman Steven Tyler. “Our basic paradigm for writing is him playing drums and me playing guitar. He’s a really inventive drummer – that’s why his singing is so percussive,” Perry said on Ultimate Classic Rock’s…Continue Reading

Canned Heat Bassist Larry Taylor Dead At 77

Canned Heat Bassist Larry Taylor Dead At 77

Canned Heat bassist Larry Taylor passed away at the age of 77 in his home in Lake Balboa, California, on Monday after fighting a 12-year-long battle with cancer. “Larry told great stories, funny jokes, was a foodie, wine, record and rock poster collector, computer whiz and a special human being who really ‘lived for the…Continue Reading

Bruce Springsteen Releases Trailer For ‘Western Stars’ Concert Film

Bruce Springsteen Releases Trailer For ‘Western Stars’ Concert Film

A trailer for Western Stars, the upcoming music documentary co-directed by Bruce Springsteen, was released on Monday. “I’ve spent 35 years learning how to let go of the destructive parts of my character,” Springsteen says in the preview. “We all have our broken pieces. Emotionally, spiritually, in this life – no one gets away unhurt.”…Continue Reading

Trump Administration Backs Led Zeppelin In ‘Stairway’ Copyright Case

Trump Administration Backs Led Zeppelin In ‘Stairway’ Copyright Case

President Donald Trump’s administration has filed an amicus brief with the U.S Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting Led Zeppelin in a copyright case involving their widely popular song, “Stairway to Heaven.” The filing from the U.S. Copyright Office and the Department of Justice argues “Stairway To Heaven” doesn’t infringe upon the song “Taurus” from…Continue Reading

New David Hasselhoff Album To Feature Todd Rundgren, Charlie Daniels And More

New David Hasselhoff Album To Feature Todd Rundgren, Charlie Daniels And More

Actor-singer David Hasselhoff has released the tracklist of his forthcoming album, Open Your Eyes, which features a collection of originals tracks as well as covers. The album is a collaborative effort with numerous other musicians, including Todd Rundgren, Charlie Daniels, and Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen, among others. The 67-year-old “Baywatch” star revealed to Blabbermouth last…Continue Reading

Lynyrd Skynyrd Says Guitarist Feeling Better, Plan To Resume Tour

Lynyrd Skynyrd Says Guitarist Feeling Better, Plan To Resume Tour

Lynyrd Skynyrd have confirmed that they will go forward with their Last of the Street Survivors farewell tour, as guitarist Gary Rossington is feeling better. Lynyrd Skynyrd had to postpone recent shows due Rossington’s heart surgery. They have confirmed they’ll be back onstage in California on Friday, 23 August. Rossington had underwent a procedure on…Continue Reading

Katy Perry, Mavis Staples To Play David Lynch Foundation Benefit Concert

Katy Perry, Mavis Staples To Play David Lynch Foundation Benefit Concert

Katy Perry, Mavis Staples, and Norah Jones are scheduled to perform at a David Lynch Foundation benefit concert to raise funds to help bring transcendental meditation to 10,000 people in the Washington, D.C. area. The benefit concert, scheduled for The Anthem in Washington, D.C. on October 11, will also feature appearances by The Celebration Gospel…Continue Reading