Tag: Elton John

The Second Coming Of Nu Metal: There Was A Reason We Let It Die The First Time…

Now that I have a functioning computer again it is my job to gripe about this ongoing trend of resurgence in the ‘nu metal’ phase that was prominent for my eighth grade year once upon a time in 1998.  Once upon a time in a land where Insane Clown Posse was 1,000 times more relevant …

Interview with Saxon’s BIFF BYFORD: “We should have been the opening act [The Big 4]”

Examiner.com’s Justin Tedaldi hooked it up with Saxon frontman Biff Byford about their upcoming album,  promoting heavy metal as a religion, the Big 4, and Elton John.  Portions of that interview can be seen below. Also, while I’ve got the content space available to do as well as the fact that I dig the hell …

Ozzy Osbourne Says Booze, Not Politics, Prevented Israeli Gigs

Ian Deitch of Billboard.com reports: Ozzy Osbourne said that alcohol, not politics, has stopped him from playing in Israel until now. Osbourne is in Israel this week as part of this year’s international Ozzfest tour, along with Soulfly and Korn. Tuesday’s performance will be his first ever in the Holy Land. Asked why he hadn’t …

AC/DC Top Earners in Gigs

If there was ever any question about AC/DC’s staying power, it has certainly been quashed over the last two years, as the Aussie powerhouse continues to dominate the live arena. Gross has sorted and ranked the world’s biggest tours over the last six months (compiled by Boxscores) and the results show the final leg of …

PUSCIFER: Cover Elton John’s “Rocket Man”

PUSCIFER, featuring TOOL frontmanMaynard James Keenan, covered the ELTON JOHN classic “Rocket Man” with THE FLAMING LIPS guitarist Steven Drozd making a guest appearance on the six-string. Have a listen at https://store.puscifer.com/frameset.html. Go to SMNnews

Elton John Records Guest Vocals on Title Track of Alice in Chains’ New Album

Among the many highlights on Black Gives Way To Blue, the highly anticipated new album from ALICE IN CHAINS, is a special guest performance by Elton John. The two rock legends collaborated on the album’s stunning title track, “Black Gives Way To Blue,” a heart-stirring tribute toALICE IN CHAINS‘ late lead singer Layne Staley. The …

Bret Michaels Wants Respect

BRET MICHAELS just posted pics of his injured face after a prop at The Tony Awards show came down and cracked him in the face at the end of a live performance Sunday night. The hair metal vocalist sent out a press release that we’ll spare you from but here is a snippet:  “I feel …

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