Author Archives: Elizabeth Tonn

New Steve Jobs bio claims he hated Neil Young

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The public picture that’s been painted of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is one of a brilliant entrepreneur with a distinctly ruthless streak, so it isn’t hard to imagine that he’d be annoyed by Neil Young‘s long crusade against the compressed audio that Apple’s iTunes store helped popularize. According to the Daily Beast, that’s exactly what happened after Young went public ... Read More »

McCartney & Metallica confirmed for Lollapalooza 2015

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Paul McCartney and Metallica have been announced as the headliners of Lollapalooza 2015. The festival takes place between July 31 – August 2 in Chicago’s Grant Park. They’re playing different nights, so sadly the “Helter Skelter” jam session you’re already dreaming about is probably not going to happen. According to Lollapalooza’s official site, McCartney will headline the Friday night lineup, which ... Read More »

Van Halen Announce 2015 North American Tour

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Van Halen will tour North America this summer and fall in support of their upcoming concert album, Tokyo Dome Live in Concert. The tour will kick off in Seattle on July 5 and wrap up in Los Angeles on Oct. 2. In between, the band will play more than three dozen shows across the continent, with stops in Chicago, Cleveland, Toronto, Dallas ... Read More »

Twisted Sister Drummer AJ Pero’s Cause of Death Revealed

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Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider has publicly shared the cause of death for the band’s drummer, AJ Pero, who passed away March 20 at the age of 55. Snider, while dealing with his own grief over the loss of his longtime bandmate, has been admirably active on social media during the days following Pero’s death, sharing an assortment of photos ... Read More »

David Crosby hit a jogger with his Tesla at 55 mph

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David Crosby hit a jogger with his car this afternoon. According to TMZ, the 73-year-old singer-songwriter was driving his 2015 Tesla through California wine country at 55 mph when he hit the pedestrian. According to the report, the jogger was airlifted to the hospital after receiving multiple fractures and lacerations from the accident. His injuries were not life-threatening. Crosby told police ... Read More »

Why Jason Newsted never had a chance in Metallica

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Jason Newsted‘s time with Metallica coincided with their rise from the underground to one of the world’s biggest bands. But internally, the bassist’s time was difficult, enduring numerous pranks from the other three members and never feeling like an equal. Now, two experts suggest that, even though Newsted was in the band for 15 years, it was, in retrospect, doomed ... Read More »

Black Sabbath announce ‘farewell concert’

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Black Sabbath will close out Ozzfest in Makuhari Messe outside Japan on Nov. 22. The group are calling it their “farewell.” The announcement was made by Sharon Osbourne in the video above. “Ozzfest will be back in Japan on November 21st and 22nd,” she said. “And this will be Black Sabbath’s farewell. We’re also announcing Korn, who are celebrating their ... Read More »

Twisted Sister drummer A.J. Pero dies at 55

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We are devastated to report that Twisted Sister / Adrenaline Mob drummer A.J. Pero has died at the age of 55. As of this posting, no cause of death has been revealed. While Twisted Sister have performed with many drummers throughout the band’s 43-year career, A.J. Pero was easily the band’s most celebrated man behind the kit. Pero had many ... Read More »

Vince Neil suing who used to run his Facebook

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Motley Crue singer Vince Neil says he is taking an Oregon woman to court in order to regain access to various social media accounts, including his own Facebook page. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Neil gave access to his accounts to Kristy Sinsara, a social-media strategist who is still managing the pages even after her termination. Neil’s complaint says Sinsara agreed ... Read More »

Led Zeppelin release song listing for concert movie

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On March 30, theaters across the U.S. will, for one night only, will screen a movie comprised of concert footage from throughout Led Zeppelin‘s career. Now we know what songs we can expect to hear. The 13 songs, listed below, run in chronological order of their performance, from the Jan. 9, 1970, show at the Royal Albert Hall through Knebworth ... Read More »