Whitesnake’s singer David Coverdale has invited virtuoso guitar player Steve Vai to perform “Still of the Night” at Hellfest Open Air. The available footage (see below) shows Vai soloing some bars before Coverdale hits the last verses of Whitesnake’s 1987 barn-burning classic.
Award-winning guitarist Gianmaria Puledda aka “Jommy” has officially joined NYC street metal warriors, Spread Eagle, for their upcoming summer tour.
On April 1st, 2022 the Red Hot Chili Peppers wheezed out their latest studio effort, Unlimited Love officially ushering in the third act for guitarist John Frusciante with the Souther California act.
As reported by Variety Magazine on June 6th, 2022, founding member, and original bassist of Bon Jovi has passed away at the age of 70. At the time of this writing, the bassist’s cause of death is unknown.
Acclaimed fantasy artist Ken Kelly has passed away at age 76. The news, which broke late Friday afternoon was later confirmed by the artist’s close friend, and confidant, Danny Stanton, who is also the president and founder of Coallier Entertainment.
As the world starts to emerge from its COVID cocoon and flourish back to life, there’s no better way to kick off this new era than by returning to summer LA events. The first of which was none other than the celebrity NFT kick-off party welcoming House of Petals into the metaverse.
Vinnie Vincent has always been a man who, for better or worse, has operated on his own terms, and it stands to reason that he will continue to do so. As a fan, I am hopeful for what’s next – more hopeful than I ever have been to date. So now, we know Vincent can play, but what’s next? As a fan, I am hopeful, but as a critic, and journalist, I remain pragmatic, waiting to see if the other shoe will in fact drop.
As for Tyler, who along with guitarist Joe Perry once made up half of the infamously anointed “toxic twins,” is no stranger to battling addiction. Things actually got so dire for Tyler and his bandmate’s substance abuse troubles that their addictions all but halted the band, sending the once lionized band careening to a disastrous standstill at its initial peak.
Peter Criss’ 2017 show at New York Cities Cutting Room was supposed to be his final show, and for five years, that promise rang true.
In the middle of Heavens Edge’s spirited hour-long set at last weekend’s M3 Rock Festival, frontman Mark Evans made a newsworthy announcement as he gathered himself before a captivated crowd.