Tag: Abba

Former Megadeth/White Lion/Black Label Society Bassist to Compete on “The Amazing Race” TV Show

Bassist James Lomenzo (White Lion, Megadeth, Black Label Society) will be be competing on the new season of CBS’ The Amazing Race, which premieres on Sunday, September 30th at 8 p.m. EST. The eleven teams participating all hope to win a grand prize of up to $2 million were announced by CBS today. Lomenzo, 53, …

Opeth’s MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Talks About His Favorite Things

Alyssa Pereira of Spin.comrecently interviewed Opeth frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt. And, in that interview Mikael revealed some of his favorite things. Favorite thing to do on tour between shows: On tour I go out and get records every day. When I’m [in the U.S.] I’m concentrating on collecting American records; American presses. On this tour I’ve …

GUNS N’ ROSES Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I’ll be damned.  Guns N’ Roses, Heart, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, among others have made the ever-so-short list of first-timers to be nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2012. Criteria are that acts are eligible at least 25 years after their first commercial recording release, meaning 1986 or before for …

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Has Tea with DEEP PURPLE/Heavy Metal Fan

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, 45, recently fulfilled a lifelong dream by having tea at his home with the members of Deep Purple.    Medvedev told members of Deep Purple he has been a fan since the age of 12 and that he worked as a DJ at his high school and at discos. He says …

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Announced, KISS Get the Shaft Again

The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have just been announced. On March 15th, The Stooges, Abba, Genesis, The Hollies, and Jimmy Cliff, will all be honored at NYC’s Waldorf Astoria hotel. Despite being eligible for the past decade, KISS have once again been snubbed by the Hall’s committee.

Guilty Pleasures You Wouldn’t Expect on Someone’s iPod?

ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC has just revealed their exclusive mega column, consisting of a ton of musicians and professionals in the music industry.  The topic: What are some of your guilty pleasures that one would not expect to see on your ipod? Come take a look, a laugh, and even a listen to the responses. …

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