Tag Archives: The Rolling Stones

Grumpy old man: Keith Richards doesn’t like Sabbath, Metallica

Posted by on September 3, 2015

It’s impossible to knock Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards for his music. The Stones are pretty much the biggest rock band ever and they’re still playing. Some of the riffs and songs they’ve crafted over their 50 years of being a band will be around long after they’re gone. However, in an interview with the New […]

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Motorhead have respect for the Stones, Sympathy for the Devil

Posted by on August 25, 2015

For damn near 40 years, Lemmy Kilmister has been waging the battle between good and evil with Motorhead. Evil almost always wins, of course. And the trio’s hopped-up blues has some obvious influences, one of them being the Rolling Stones. While this isn’t the first time Motorhead have gotten around to covering the Stones, the band’s […]

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HBO offers teaser of Scorsese, Mick Jagger’s ‘Vinyl’

Posted by on August 6, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/n2irZnQMovI[/youtube] If there’s one person that’s successfully made a career out of portraying the seamy underbelly of New York City in the ’70s and ’80s, it’s Martin Scorsese. Now he’s teamed up with Mick Jagger and Boardwalk Empire‘s Terence Winter to create Vinyl, a 10-part series coming to HBO in 2016. Vinyl is about the music business in […]

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Find out how much The Rolling Stones, Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma Festival and more made

Posted by on June 24, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones, and we’ve summarized them here for you. US Festival season is here and, while we can’t compare to the ones […]

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Stoner band Black Pussy cancels date after threats over name [Updated]

Posted by on March 16, 2015

If you’re going to name your band Black Pussy, you should probably be prepared to take some heat for it. The Portland-based stoner pop quintet took their name from the original title of the Rolling Stones chart-topper “Brown Sugar.” That doesn’t make things any more excusable, in that the song is about a slave owner having sex […]

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Study finds KISS are nearly illiterate, Metallica do better

Posted by on December 18, 2014

Earlier this year, a data analyst decided to find out who the most literate rapper was by taking the first 35,000 words of artists’ lyrics, figuring out how many unique words they used, and extrapolating that data. It found Aesop Rock the most literate and DMX  the least. So another data analyst decided to do […]

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Tesla’s Frank Hannon talks ‘Simplicity,’ longevity, being lumped in with hair metal

Posted by on July 8, 2014

Tesla took a lot of people  by surprise when their seventh studio album, Simplicity, debuted just outside of the top 20, selling over 13,000 copies. Their first album in six years, it doesn’t deviate that far from the relatively straightforward heavy rock that netted them a string of gold and platinum albums in the ’80s […]

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Not As Famous Members of Guns N’ Roses and Rolling Stones Form Supergroup

Posted by on January 6, 2014

Supergroup The Dead Daisies have been busy of late finishing an Israeli tour and working on a new EP. If you’ve never head of Dead Daisies before, the group is made up of members from Guns N’ Roses and The Rolling Stones. And the reason you probably didn’t know about it is because the members […]

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Lemmy To Barack The Vote

Posted by on November 5, 2012

While this isn’t all that surprising, Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister announced who he’ll  be supporting in tomorrow’s Presidential election. And guess what? It’s not Mitt Romney, who he called a “fucking monster.” Performing last week at a  Chuck Berry tribute concert, during an interview with a Rolling Stone, the reporter recalled an interview he’d had with […]

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Gibson Lists The Top 10 Riffs Of The 1980’s (With a Notable Lack Of Metallica)

Posted by on October 19, 2012

Whenever a top 10 list is compiled, the same question pops up: “But what about (insert band/song/musician here)?” And this time is no different. Gibson recently conducted an survey of the best guitar riffs from the 1980’s. Today, they announced the top 10 riffs with the AC/DC classic “Back In Black” taking the number one […]

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