Iron Maiden reportedly “back in court” for Hallowed Be Thy Name

Originally reported by British newspaper The Sun and now picked up in considerably more detail by Total Rock’s MetalTalk, it is being reported that Steve Harris and Dave Murray are being sued by Billy McKay and Brian Quinn for plagiarising lyrics on Iron Maiden classic Hallowed Be Thy Name. Speculatively, this may explain the song’s conspicuously absent on … Continue reading “Iron Maiden reportedly “back in court” for Hallowed Be Thy Name”

Watch Michael Bolton in Screen Junkies hilarious new video

Just when the internet couldn’t become more random, pop rock singer Michael Bolton has made an appearance on the extremely popular Youtube channel Screen Junkies. In the video Epic Voice Guy makes an honest description of the Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory movie trailer. Michael Bolton shows face just after the two minute mark … Continue reading “Watch Michael Bolton in Screen Junkies hilarious new video”

Watch Rick Astley perform AC/DC’s Highway to Hell

YouTuber bludog3 has captured a video of pop star Rick Astley performing a surprise encore of AC/DC classic, Highway to Hell. It was performed at The Troubadour in West Hollywood on 11th August 2016. “Does this count as Rick Rock n Rolling?” asks the friend who randomly sent this our way. Well you can find out … Continue reading “Watch Rick Astley perform AC/DC’s Highway to Hell”

Cliff Williams retires from AC/DC?!

It seems that things just aren’t going well for the legendary rock band from Australia. Cliff Williams has been the bass player for AC/DC since 1977 and has just announced that he is retiring from touring and recording once the latest tour wraps up. The announcement broke in an interview with Gulfshore Life. “It’s been … Continue reading “Cliff Williams retires from AC/DC?!”

Bullet for My Valentine’s Matt Tuck interviewed by Sky News

And apparently no one noticed! Sky News caught Matt Tuck as he arrived at Cardiff Airport making his way to Lyon, France. He is heading to support the Wales national football (soccer) team as they take on Portugal in the semi-final for Euros 2016. The video was caught by Rocksound.tv and posted on their official … Continue reading “Bullet for My Valentine’s Matt Tuck interviewed by Sky News”

Cher captures sentiment, but not emoji!

Paying tributes to sad and unfortunate events should be a fairly ubiquitous and easy task. However American singer and actress Cher has proven that tributes can be a fickle business sometimes. Yahoo! News and other media outlets are reporting that some people are upset at her tributes to the tragic attack at Istanbul Atatürk Airport in Istanbul, … Continue reading “Cher captures sentiment, but not emoji!”

Bob Dylan covers Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Free Bird at show

Legendary folk singer Bob Dylan responded to a fan’s request to perform Lynyrd Skynyrd iconic song, Free Bird in the only fashion acceptable. By actually performing… Free Bird! Bob Dylan and his band were performing at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA on 9th June 2016 closed the evening’s show with a performance of the Lynyrd … Continue reading “Bob Dylan covers Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Free Bird at show”

Blaze Bayley wants an Iron Maiden reunion

Former Iron Maiden and Wolfsbane singer Blaze Bayley in a revealing interview with Metal Talk has spoken of his desire to do a special Iron Maiden show featuring all three singers. As reported by Brave Words, speaking of bringing Paul Di’Anno, Bruce Dickinson, and Blaze himself he commented; “What I really want to happen, and … Continue reading “Blaze Bayley wants an Iron Maiden reunion”

Slipknot postpone tour; Corey Taylor has spinal surgery!

Slipknot have been forced to postpone their forthcoming North America tour after front man Corey Taylor was forced undergo an unplanned spinal surgery, as reported by Loudwire. No specifics as the nature of the injury however Taylor wrote on his Facebook page; “Regretfully, I’m sending this to our fans to inform you that we will be postponing … Continue reading “Slipknot postpone tour; Corey Taylor has spinal surgery!”

Kraftwerk lose copyright legal battle with hip-hop artist

The German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) has ruled in favour of German hip-hop artist Moses Pelham, who used a two-second sample of the song Metall auf Metall (Metal on Metal) in an infinite loop without permission. Kraftwerk‘s Ralf Huetter sued Pelham in 2012 for copyright infringement in Germany’s Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) and won the … Continue reading “Kraftwerk lose copyright legal battle with hip-hop artist”