UK Tram to Be Named After Ozzy Osbourne

Kevin Mazur/WireImageAll aboard! A new tram in the U.K. will be named after Ozzy Osbourne, according to the Birmingham Mail. The tram will run through the English city of Birmingham, where the Black Sabbath frontman was born. “It’s a great honor to have a...

UK Tram to Be Named After Ozzy Osbourne

Kevin Mazur/WireImageAll aboard! A new tram in the U.K. will be named after Ozzy Osbourne, according to the Birmingham Mail. The tram will run through the English city of Birmingham, where the Black Sabbath frontman was born. “It’s a great honor to have a...

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road? Elton John May Say Farewell to Touring

ABC/Randy HolmesDuring a recent appearance on the BBC’s The Graham Norton Show, Elton John hinted that his touring days may soon be nearing an end. Speaking with the Irish talk show host, Elton admitted that after almost half a century on the road, it may soon...

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road? Elton John May Say Farewell to Touring

ABC/Randy HolmesDuring a recent appearance on the BBC’s The Graham Norton Show, Elton John hinted that his touring days may soon be nearing an end. Speaking with the Irish talk show host, Elton admitted that after almost half a century on the road, it may soon...

Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dies at 51

L-R: Marty Friedman, Dave Mustaine, Nick Menza, David Ellefson in 1991; Mick Hutson/RedfernsNick Menza, Megadeth drummer for more than a decade and part of the band’s classic Rust in Peace lineup, has died at 51. Menza collapsed during a performance with his...

Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dies at 51

L-R: Marty Friedman, Dave Mustaine, Nick Menza, David Ellefson in 1991; Mick Hutson/RedfernsNick Menza, Megadeth drummer for more than a decade and part of the band’s classic Rust in Peace lineup, has died at 51. Menza collapsed during a performance with his...

Oye Como Wha? Carlos Santana’s Plans to Save the World

Credit: Ruben MartinSure he’s been busy reuniting the classic lineup of his band, but that doesn’t mean Carlos Santana doesn’t have time for other things, like world peace. The guitar virtuoso recently told Rolling Stone his idea for a grand summit...

David Byrne to Bring Joan of Arc to the Stage

Al Pereira/Getty ImagesLeave it to former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne to turn the life of martyr Joan of Arc into a musical, but that’s just what he hopes to do. It wasn’t exactly “Burnin Down the House” but Joan of Arc was burned at the...

Steve Vai to Drop Double-Disc Compilation Next Month

Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesJune 24 will see the release of Steve Vai‘s Modern Primitive/Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition, a special double-disc package, on Legacy Recordings. The first disc, Modern Primitive, consists of songs that Vai recorded in...

New Foghat Album Due in June

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBAFoghat returns on June 24 with the new album, Under the Influence. In addition to charter members Roger Earl, Craig MacGregor, Charlie Huhn and Bryan Bassett, Foghat is working on this album with two Buddy Guy alumni: Scott Holt, who...

Eric Clapton, Tom Petty & Bob Dylan All Out with New Releases Today

Credit: Simon WhiteheadFriday sees several important new releases on the rock front. Bob Dylan returns with Fallen Angels, an album of standards that follows in the footsteps of last year’s Shadows in the Night. This time around, Dylan lends his distinct vocals...