Black Sabbath is teaming up with Converse to release a new line of Chuck Taylor All-Star hi-tops. Can you imagine looking any cooler on the court (or on your way to their final show of the 13 Tour at the Hollywood Bowl in April) than you would in a pair of these? You can go classic first album:
Or just go with the Band:
Or Volume 4:
Here are all the details for you. They’re talking about $60 bucks a pair, so should you find yourself at a loss for what to buy me, I’m usually a size 12. Just sayin’…
To get ready for the opening of the Eagles two week run of shows newly refurbished Forum in Inglewwood, they’ve built a giant “Hotel California” record on top of the building. Check out the video:
I can’t wait to hit some shows there again!
“We wish all of our fans a great Christmas and a very metal New Year!,” wrote the band. “We will be releasing a new album sometime in 2014 so stay tuned!”
This past summer, Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford shared an update on the band’s follow-up to 2008′s “Nostradamus.” “The writing process is complete,” Halford told Billboard. “Now it’s the painstaking work of making sure that you get every single note, every single nuance of the vocal, every tiny aspect…right. We’re still tracking (instruments). It’s just a very laborious but enjoyable part of making the record.”
Here’s a little something to get you motivated!
There was no waiting around for the guys that shook up the rock world back in 1991 with the release of their game changing Nevermind album that introduced grunge to the masses. The Seattle legends got in in their first year of eligibility. Here’s the other side of the band:
And Kiss made the cut this time around after being on the edge for the last few years:
And check them out back in the day on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert TV show:
They’ll be joined by Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt, and Hall and Oates at the induction ceremony in New York in April, and we’ll all be able to enjoy the highlights when they air in May.
Here’s Joe Satriani joining in with Sammy Hagar, Neal Schon, and the surviving members of Montrose up in San Francisco lat year to rock out on Bad Motor Scooter. The full DVD of the Concert for Ronnie Montrose — A Celebration of His Life in Music is now available at www.ronniemontrose.com
Or do you just wish you were? If you were at the US Festival any of the 3 days 30 years ago, you may even remember some of it! If not, you probably know someone who was there, I mean it is right there where the 15 and 215 meet in Devore. So, finally, and just in time for the Holiday shopping crush, they are releasing a couple of hours of footage from the event on a new DVD. So listen for your your chance to win one as a KCAL Stocking Stuffer for Santa’s Huge Package over the next couple of weeks, or hit the link and buy one, and look for yourself in that crowd of a few hundred thousand people back in the day! Here’s U2 rolling through Sunday Bloody Sunday
This guy with the huge dreadlocks did, in exchange for playing his request live at a show in Spokane! Wonder how many years he had let the grow out? Great video quality on this on, enjoy!
If you’re like me, you can’t draw anything that looks like what you want it to be. But, now you will be able to draw a decent butt.
Carl Stock pulled it off! He works out in Ontario and listens to KCAL all day long. It paid off. He just scored the KCAL Workforce Getaway to the Bahamas aboard the Monsters Of Rock Cruise! It’s gonna be a great 3 days rocking out to the 30 great bands aboard ship and partying his butt off. If you’re thinking about going, here are all the details on the cruise. Have a great time, Carl, you rock! Everybody else, listen for details on the next Workforce Getaway, they’ll be coming soon.
Get ready for some never before seen footage and a great documentary about the legendary Jimi Hendrix. “Here My Train Comin’” premieres tonight on American Masters on PBS.