World roundup: Nugent’s a villain, Dylan’s a hero, $600 Motorhead VIP tickets, plus latest from Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson, Faces, Fear Factory, Blink 182, Rick Springfield, Rock of Ages… and Robert Plant’s haunted house
Are you planning a holiday in Spain this summer? If so, you might like to tie in your vacation with a visit to the brand new Costa de Fuego rock festival.
This week we get some Canadian blokes who were the subject of an award winning film. That Pearl Jam bloke who’s gone all ukele on us. Those Scottish blokes who drink a lot. Some blkes from LA whom everyone thinks are gonna be big. And…other blokes.
The recent Haitian tragedy has stirred the rock community into action with various projects currently under way to raise money to aid victims of the earthquake. Just to keep you in touch, Classic Rock thought as many as possible should be mentioned.
A 15-year-old student in Larose, Louisiana shot himself in the head on school grounds yesterday, moments after firing an errant shot at a teacher who refused his order to praise Marilyn Manson.