Former Bowie Bassist Dies At 62 »
Trevor Bolder, the one-time bassist for both David Bowie and Uriah Heep, has died of cancer at the age of 62. Bolder recorded four albums with Bowie during the 1970s: Hunky Dory, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane and Pinups. "Trevor was a wonderful musician and a major inspiration," Bowie posted to Facebook.
Beatles Guitar Sells For Over $400,000 At Auction »
A VOX prototype guitar played by both John Lennon and George Harrison sold at Julien's Auctions for $408,000. The guitar was a gift from Lennon to his friend Alex Mardas in 1967, bearing a plaque on the back that reads: "To Magic Alex / Alexi thank you / for been [sic] a friend / 2-5-1967 John."
Slash Likes New Stone Temple Pilots Frontman »
Slash thinks that Linkin Park's Chester Bennington fits perfectly as Stone Temple Pilots' new frontman. The former Velvet Revolver guitarist, a band that featured original STP frontman Scott Weiland, expressed his support for the re-vamped group via Twitter earlier this week.
Mott The Hoople Guitarist Steve Hyams Dies At 62 »
Steve Hyams, most well-known for his 70s-era stint with Mott the Hoople, has died at the age of 62, following a protracted struggle with heart disease. "Steve Hyams worked in a record store on the Kings Road - the Chelsea Drug Store - when Mott The Hoople started in 1969," Mott front man Ian Hunter told Classic Rock magazine.
Ray Davies, Elton John, Elvis Costello Confirmed For Hyde Park Show »
Ray Davies, Elton John, and Elvis Costello have been confirmed for a gig at Hyde Park in London this summer. According to NME, the trio will headline the last Friday (July 12) of the Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time festival. Also on the bill that evening are Lucy Rose, Justin Currie, Tift Merritt, To Kill A King and Thea Gilmore.
Black Sabbath Debut New Song On CSI »
Black Sabbath debuted "The End of the Beginning," the latest single from their forthcoming album, 13, on the season finale of the CBS forensic drama, CSI. The band played the show attended by actors Ted Danson and Marc Vann. "So nice to see Black Sabbath again," said Vann. "Saw them in '78 at the Spectrum in Philly."