R.I.P. Dusty Hill

Dusty Hill, bassist for the rip-roaring bearded ones, ZZ Top, has passed away at the age of 72. His cohorts Frank Beard and Billy Gibbons announced Hill’s passing last night in social media posts that did not offer any cause of death. So, break out your copy of Tres Hombres or Eliminator, raise a glass, and maybe don’t shave for a few days to celebrate Dusty, one-third of ZZ Top.

New Slash Album

In 127 years, Gibson Guitars have only aided musicians with quality instruments. But now, they’re giving the producing game a go with a new record label. And one of the first artists to be featured on the new Gibson Records? None other than Slash. The GNR guitarist will release his new solo album on the…

This Day in Music History

In 1939 Judy Garland records “Over The Rainbow” with the Victor Young Orchestra. In 1951 “Come On-A My House” by Rosemary Clooney is #1 on the charts. In 1954 The first press interview by Elvis Presley is published in Memphis. In 1956 Gene Vincent appears on the “Perry Como Show,” his first national exposure on…

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY – 7/28/2021

1971: At RCA’s Nashville studios, CHARLEY PRIDE recorded Kiss An Angel Good Morning. • 2002: BROOKS & DUNN wrapped their second annual Neon Circus & Wild West Show Tour, which included supporting acts DWIGHT YOAKAM, GARY ALLAN, TRICK PONY and CHRIS CAGLE. • 2004: JIMMY BUFFETT’s album License To Chill remained at the top of…

Kool Question Of The Day

Love and heart are the number 1 words in love songs A.. Forever 4th.. Kiss 3rd … Baby 2nd 41% of people do this to their pizza A. use a paper towel to wipe off the grease 86% of kids never saw there dad do this A. Make a bed 30%of us says this makes…

New Megadeth Album Title

If you’re familiar with the app Cameo, you know that the message celebrities record for special occasions are usually only relevant to the person receiving the video. But Dave Mustaine dropped some news that we all might be interested in as he was wishing the recipient happy birthday. He filmed himself in the studio and…

New Yes Music

It’s been 7 years since we’ve heard a new song from them, and they’ve lost a band member along the way, but Yes is back with new music. The last time we heard from Yes was 2014’s Heaven & Earth, but the prog giants have returned with a track dedicated to climate change. Called “The Ice…

Bach Plots Slave To the Grind 30th Anniversary Tour

Sebastian Bach isn’t going to miss the chance to celebrate heavy metal’s first number one album. Skid Row’s Slave To the Grind, released in 1991, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and Bach won’t let the occasion pass by unmarked. He’ll hit the road this fall, without the rest of the band, to commemorate the…

Kevin Cronin Autobiography

If you’ve been longing to know the complete and unabridged history of REO Speedwagon, you may have your chance soon. Kevin Cronin, lead singer and guitarist of the band, says that a forthcoming autobiography will simultaneously detail his life and the life of the group. Tentatively titled Roll With The Changes: My Life Within And Without…

New Song From Iron Maiden

A myriad of hidden clues and Easter Eggs from the band have lead us to this: a new song from Iron Maiden. The track, titled “The Writing On The Wall,” is now out with an official animated music video to accompany it. Along with the new song, the band has seemingly been teasing a new…