Brian May To Release 'The Badger Song' »
Queen guitarist Brian May has released "The Badger Song," a track written in protest of the government's plan to make killing badgers legal. The government says it needs to make it legal because badgers are transmitting tuberculosis to cattle. The track features the chorus "Save the Badgers," along with some of May's signature guitar licks.
Rolling Stones Discuss Preparation For 50 And Counting Tour »
The Rolling Stones are getting ready to launch their 50 and Counting tour, prompting the band to speak with Rolling Stone magazine about each of the group members' prep routine for the road. "Personally, I start preparing about two months before the tour starts. So I have to up my fitness level and I have to start singing everyday," said Mick Jagger.
REO Speedwagon, Styx And Nugent Raising Money For Boston Victims »
REO Speedwagon, Styx and Ted Nugent are raising money on their current tour for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Four hundred tickets for Tuesday's performance at the MassMutual Center in Springfield are being made available at a price of $26.20. Fans who purchase the tickets using the promo code "ONEFUND" will see the proceeds go to One Fund Boston.
Guns N' Roses Add Two More Dates To Summer Tour »
Guns n' Roses have added two more dates to its upcoming five-date summer tour of North America. The band will now make stops in Lubbock, Texas on June 1 and Kansas City, Missouri on June 2. The band had previously announced appearances at several music festivals this spring and summer including Rocklahoma, River City Rockfest and Governor's Ball.
Levon Helm Documentary Premieres »
Levon Helm of the Band is the focus of a new documentary, Ain't in It for My Health, which combines archival footage with footage shot during the last few years of Helm's life. The doc debuted in New York City earlier this week. Larry Campbell, a longtime Helm collaborator, spoke with Reuters about the directorial method of Jacob Hatley.
Stevie Nicks Says Her Last Album Didn't Sell Well »
Stevie Nicks has opened up about her recent solo release, In Your Dreams, admitting that sales have been lackluster. She spoke on the sales figures with CTV, saying that she too has suffered at the hands of decreasing record sales: "I didn't sell a lot of records, you guys. For me, for a big act like moi, I didn't . . ."