Author Archives: Jim Cartwright

EDDIE MONEY: Friends Pay Tribute

EDDIE MONEY: Friends Pay Tribute

Eddie Money’s family and friends — including Sammy Hagar, Kevin Cronin, Rick Springfield, George Thorogood, John Waite, Mickey Thomas, Greg Kihn and Metallica’s James Hetfield — gathered for a tribute concert last Thursday, five months after the Money Man’s death. Held at The Saban theater in Beverly Hills, A Star-Studded Tribute to Eddie Money was…Read more »

AEROSMITH: Security Prevent Joey Kramer From Aerosmith Rehearsal

AEROSMITH: Security Prevent Joey Kramer From Aerosmith Rehearsal

Original Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer won’t be playing with them at the band’s two high-profile L.A. performances this week, the Grammy Awards on Sunday and the MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony on Friday. A Massachusetts judge today (Wednesday) denied Kramer’s request for an injunction to allow him to perform at those shows, stating, “Given…Read more »

AC/DC: Latest Album and Tour Rumors

AC/DC: Latest Album and Tour Rumors

The AC/DC rumor mill is heating up again, this time due to an Australian radio station. Rumors of an album with the return of Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd have circulated since August 2018, when both were spotted in Vancouver, where the band has recorded several albums. On Monday Australian broadcaster Eddie McGuire said on…Read more »

BOB SEGER: New YouTube Artist Channel

BOB SEGER: New YouTube Artist Channel

Bob Seger’s Official Artist Channel has gone live on You Tube. It showcases rare and classic Seger music videos restored for the first time in HD. It also features custom playlists of Seger’s catalog in HD-quality audio, fan-generated videos, and rare and unreleased content. You can also share your favorite Seger stories on a Community…Read more »

MOTLEY CRUE: They’re Back

MOTLEY CRUE: They’re Back

The rumors are true — Motley Crue is returning to the road. They’ve issued a statement — and a video — saying they’re blowing up the “cessation of touring” contract because “a whole new generation of Crueheads are relentlessly demanding for the band to come back together. Following the huge success of their Netflix biopic…Read more »

OZZY: First New Song in 10 Years

OZZY: First New Song in 10 Years

Ozzy Osbourne has released his first new song in almost 10 years. “Under the Graveyard” will be included on his new album, Ordinary Man, which Ozzy says is “quite possibly the most important album I have done in a very long time, probably since No More Tears… [It] was a gift from my higher power,…proof…Read more »

ROCK HALL: And the Nominees Are

ROCK HALL: And the Nominees Are

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the nominees for next year’s class. In alphabetical order, they are: • Pat Benatar • Dave Matthews Band • Depeche Mode • Doobie Brothers • Whitney Houston • Judas Priest • Kraftwerk • MC5 • Motörhead • Nine Inch Nails • The Notorious B.I.G. • Rufus…Read more »

PEARL JAM, PETER FRAMPTON: “Sun” in Seattle

PEARL JAM, PETER FRAMPTON: “Sun” in Seattle

PEARL JAM, PETER FRAMPTON: “Sun” in Seattle Peter Frampton welcomed a couple of friends to the stage in Seattle Wednesday night — Matt Cameron and Mike McCready of Pearl Jam. They teamed up for an instrumental cover of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun,” which they recorded together in 2006 for Frampton’s Grammy-winning instrumental album Fingerprints. Before…Read more »