Well…sort of? Green Day’s American Idiot, the ground breaking musical is coming to the California Theatre in San Berdo on May 19th!
I know it sounds strange to mix punk tunes with a musical but the show actually looks really rad and the critics think so too!! Check out the video below and let me know what you think!
If you’re going to be hitting one of the Eagles shows that are heralding the grand re-opening of the Forum in Inglewood, check out this great photo tour taking you inside and all around the newly remodeled arena from Curbed LA to get you ready. The MSG group has really done an amazing job turning the legendary venue into a great music only facility. I guess $100 million will do that, right?
Listen for your chance to win tickets to catch the Eagles there each morning with Stu, Tiffany, and Jimbo. Plus, we’ll be breaking them out all weekend long as we celebrate the best damn state in the country with a California At The Top Weekend!
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!
METALLICA recently played an hour-long, 10-song set in Antarctica, to become the FIRST BAND EVER to perform on all seven continents. Here’s the updated HD video of the concert. They filmed the show and called it “Freeze ‘Em All”,
|2.||For Whom the Bell Tolls|
|3.||Sad But True|
|4.||Welcome Home (Sanitarium)|
|5.||Master of Puppets|
|8.||Nothing Else Matters|
|10.||Seek & Destroy|
The audience consisted of about 120 scientists and contest winners, and because of the “fragile environment”, the music couldn’t be amplified in the traditional sense. Instead, amplifiers were enclosed in isolation cabinets, and the crowd had to listen though HEADPHONES.
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 ‚ÄĒ 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