Randy Bachman Announces Heavy Blues Album

Bachman Turner Overdrive's Randy Bachman has announced the impending release of a solo album called Heavy Blues. Randy says the record will reflect his "love of classic '60s blues rock." He adds that the record will feature "a blistering sound" as well as "a fierce and fearless collection of Bachman originals."

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Randy Bachman Announces Heavy Blues Album

Bachman Turner Overdrive's Randy Bachman has announced the impending release of a solo album called Heavy Blues. Randy says the record will reflect his "love of classic '60s blues rock." He adds that the record will feature "a blistering sound" as well as "a fierce and fearless collection of Bachman originals."

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Joan Jett To Be Inducted In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are among the artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame when the institution welcomes the 2015 class on April 18. Jett will be joined at the ceremony by fellow inductees Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Bill Withers, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Green Day and Lou Reed.

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Joan Jett To Be Inducted In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are among the artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame when the institution welcomes the 2015 class on April 18. Jett will be joined at the ceremony by fellow inductees Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Bill Withers, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Green Day and Lou Reed.

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Yardbirds' Latest Lineup Disbands

The Yardbirds are no more, according to drummer Jim McCarty, who announced the band's disbanding in a Facebook post. "The Yardbirds as a band has continued to evolve through the years with great musicians playing all around the world," McCarty wrote in the post. "The current lineup of the group will be parting ways at the end of the year, and I will be working on solo ventures."

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Yardbirds' Latest Lineup Disbands

The Yardbirds are no more, according to drummer Jim McCarty, who announced the band's disbanding in a Facebook post. "The Yardbirds as a band has continued to evolve through the years with great musicians playing all around the world," McCarty wrote in the post. "The current lineup of the group will be parting ways at the end of the year, and I will be working on solo ventures."

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Judas Priest And Steel Panther Perform 'Living After Midnight'

Judas Priest and Steel Panther took to the stage together for a tandem performance of the latter's timeless "Living After Midnight" during a recent tour stop. The performance, which can be seen online, happened at the tour-concluding Tacoma, Washington stop on November 22. crowd at their Pittsburgh stop, "Judas Priest has sold 50 million records."

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Judas Priest And Steel Panther Perform 'Living After Midnight'

Judas Priest and Steel Panther took to the stage together for a tandem performance of the latter's timeless "Living After Midnight" during a recent tour stop. The performance, which can be seen online, happened at the tour-concluding Tacoma, Washington stop on November 22. crowd at their Pittsburgh stop, "Judas Priest has sold 50 million records."

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Santana Talks Music's Healing Powers And Reuniting With His Band

Carlos Santana explains why he believes music is a healing force in a new exclusive interview with Ultimate Classic Rock. He also talks about reuniting with his original band. "Music is a healing force because it reminds people on a molecular structure of your own divinity - your own luminosity," he tells Ultimate Classic Rock.

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Santana Talks Music's Healing Powers And Reuniting With His Band

Carlos Santana explains why he believes music is a healing force in a new exclusive interview with Ultimate Classic Rock. He also talks about reuniting with his original band. "Music is a healing force because it reminds people on a molecular structure of your own divinity - your own luminosity," he tells Ultimate Classic Rock.

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David Gilmour Performs 'Wish You Were Here' At London's Earls Court

David Gilmour made a cameo at the show of indie band Bombay Bicycle Club on Saturday, joining the group for a rendition of the Pink Floyd classic, "Wish You Were Here." The gig marked the final show ever at famed Earls Court Arena in London. "This man gave me my first guitar," Bombay Bicycle Club guitarist Jamie MacColl said, introducing Gilmour.

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David Gilmour Performs 'Wish You Were Here' At London's Earls Court

David Gilmour made a cameo at the show of indie band Bombay Bicycle Club on Saturday, joining the group for a rendition of the Pink Floyd classic, "Wish You Were Here." The gig marked the final show ever at famed Earls Court Arena in London. "This man gave me my first guitar," Bombay Bicycle Club guitarist Jamie MacColl said, introducing Gilmour.

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Ronnie Wood Sings With One Direction On The X Factor U.K.

Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood joined British boy band One Direction in a surprising performance on the U.K. version of The X Factor on Monday, December 14. The legendary ax man joined 1D to add some bluesy licks to their cut "Where Do Broken Hearts Go?" "Really enjoyed tonight,playing live with the boys was so much fun @zaynmalik @Harry_Styles . . ."

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Ronnie Wood Sings With One Direction On The X Factor U.K.

Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood joined British boy band One Direction in a surprising performance on the U.K. version of The X Factor on Monday, December 14. The legendary ax man joined 1D to add some bluesy licks to their cut "Where Do Broken Hearts Go?" "Really enjoyed tonight,playing live with the boys was so much fun @zaynmalik @Harry_Styles . . ."

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David Bowie Rejected Offer To Collaborate With Coldplay

David Bowie shot down the opportunity to perform with Coldplay, according to the band's fronter Chris Martin. Speaking in a testimonial that aired on the BBC Music Awards, Martin said Bowie chided him for writing a bad song. "One time I sent him a song to ask him to sing on it. He called me and said, 'It's not one of your best,'" recalled Martin.

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David Bowie Rejected Offer To Collaborate With Coldplay

David Bowie shot down the opportunity to perform with Coldplay, according to the band's fronter Chris Martin. Speaking in a testimonial that aired on the BBC Music Awards, Martin said Bowie chided him for writing a bad song. "One time I sent him a song to ask him to sing on it. He called me and said, 'It's not one of your best,'" recalled Martin.

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AC/DC Announce 2015 European Tour Dates

AC/DC have announced the European dates of their 2015 support tour for Rock or Bust, the band's 16th studio album. The trek kicks off May 5 at Arnhem, Netherland's Gelredome and wraps July 25 at Warsaw, Poland's National Stadium. Drummer Phil Rudd will not be on the tour due to ongoing legal troubles, while guitarist Malcolm Young will also miss it due to bad health.

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AC/DC Announce 2015 European Tour Dates

AC/DC have announced the European dates of their 2015 support tour for Rock or Bust, the band's 16th studio album. The trek kicks off May 5 at Arnhem, Netherland's Gelredome and wraps July 25 at Warsaw, Poland's National Stadium. Drummer Phil Rudd will not be on the tour due to ongoing legal troubles, while guitarist Malcolm Young will also miss it due to bad health.

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