Steven Adler Admits To Drinking Relapse »
Steven Adler, the former Guns n' Roses drummer who recently canceled an upcoming tour with his new band Adler, says the reason was a drinking relapse. The stickman released a statement saying he's in rehab getting help for his problem. "I picked up a bottle and drank. This occurred a few times - and that's a few times too many," he said.
Rod Stewart Wants To Reunite The Faces »
Rod Stewart wants to reunite the Faces, telling the Sun that they would be back together already if not for errant member Ron Wood. "Well, we were on for it but he got nabbed back by the Rolling Stones, didn't he? But let them have him, because my eyes are on next year."
Jethro Tull To Release 1970-2005 DVD Set »
Jethro Tull is prepping the release of a four DVD set, Around the World Live, featuring footage from 35 years of live shows. The oldest set is taken from a 1970 Isle of Wight gig, while the most recent is from a 2005 performance at the Estival in Lugano, Switzerland. Around the World Live, distributed on Eagle Rock Entertainment, is due June 25.
Motley Crue Guitarist Gets Tackled Onstage »
Mick Mars, Motley Crue guitarist, says he is "alright" after getting knocked over by a rambunctious fan at a show in Canada over the weekend. The fan rushed the stage during a performance of "Primal Scream" at Spectra Place in Estevan, Saskatchewan, in an attempt to get to frontman Vince Neil. Mars was run over in the process, and eventually the fan was subdued by security.
Rolling Stones Reportedly Facing Slow Ticket Sales »
The Rolling Stones have faced slow ticket sales on their current 50 and Counting U.S. trek. The band managed to sell out its first date in Los Angeles, but only after ticket prices were cut in the days leading up to the show. Ticket prices are to blame, say industry experts, with Stones' general admission prices beginning at $170, rising to $600 for premium seating.
Paul McCartney Performs Five Beatles Songs In Concert For First Time »
Paul McCartney pulled out all the stops at the opening show of his Out There world tour in Brazil this past weekend, performing five Beatles songs as well as two Wings songs. According to Consequence of Sound, Sir Paul performed "Eight Days a Week," "Your Mother Should Know," "All Together Now," "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!" and "Lovely Rita."