Is this the supergroup to end all supergroups? A band featuring current and former members of Kiss, Def Leppard, Guns N’ Roses, Skid Row, The Cult, Collective Soul, Billy Idol’s band, Deep Purple and Alice In Chains begin a South American tour tomorrow.
This week’s Cult Heroes looks at the rather up-and-down career of southern confederate rockers Doc Holliday. Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, a whole crop of American southern rock bands – such as The Allman Brothers, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Blackfoot, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet and .38 Special – were regularly breaking into the US Top 30 album charts and selling millions of records. So where do…
It has now been confirmed that Bill Aucoin, who managed Kiss during their glory days in the 1970s, has died af the age of 66, after a battle agaimst prostate cancer. As a tribute to Aucoin, here’s a previously unpublished interview with the man (who also worked with Billy Idol and Billy Squier) that was done three years ago by Malcolm Dome.
Here we go with Classic Rock‘s round-up of this past weekend’s happenings at Download. First off: It’s Friday, so it must be AC/DC!
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has exclusively revealed to Classic Rock that the group’s reconnection with Steven Tyler has renewed a hunger to succeed. Only months ago the Bostonians were being linked to a variety of singers, including Paul Rodgers, Lenny Kravitz and Billy Idol, in order to allow the band to continue touring.
Steel Panther, Saxon, Cinderella, Ratt and Airbourne head the latest batch of 22 bands just confirmed for the Download Festival, which happens at Donington from June 11-13.