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James Hetfield good for 50 shows

While on the Nerdist Podcast, with host Chris Hardwick, James Hetfield mentioned that they have tour dates scheduled for the whole year but are limiting performances to 50 a year. That sounds like a lot to me.Loudwire.com

Tribute to David Bowie Tour

A tribute tour in honor of David Bowie has launched and features  a bevy of super star talent that started on Jan. 8 (Bowie’s Birthday) at the Brixton Academy in London. Bowie would have been 70 this

Green Day number One Again

Green Day’s new single “Still Breathing” has hit the top of the Rock Charts. It’s the second single from ‘Revolution Radio’ to reach #1 in the chart, following ‘Bang Bang’. RockSound.tv has more on this as well

Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Cancer Free

The heavy metal pioneer, Tony Iommi,  underwent surgery for a lump in his throat in December. After surgery it was discovered that the lump was not cancerous.  Loudwire.com has more below. Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Reveals Lump

The Doors: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

The self titled debut release of the Doors first album will be released as an expansive deluxe 50th anniversary edition. Coinciding with the reissue announcement, Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 will be proclaimed “Day of the Doors” in

Hendrix Banned by the BBC

On this day in Rock History, 44 years ago, Jimi Hendrix was Banned by the BBC during a television appearance where they played a tribute song to the band Cream, who had just announced their breakup. Ultimateclassicrock.com

MCCartney’s New Years with The Killers

Diffuser.fm has some great footage of Beatles front man Paul McCartney performing with The Killers during a New Years Eve performance of “Helter Skelter”. Diffuser.fm has  more below. UltimateClassicRock Via twitter.com Watch Paul McCartney sit in with

Foo Fighters Tour U.S. in May

Foo Fighters have blocked out a lot of European Tour dates for the opening of 2017 but it looks like the Foo Fighters will headline the “BottleRock Festival” in Napa, Calif. towards the end of May. Tom