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Randi’s Rock Report: HBD Def Lep’s Rick Savage! Hear Phil Collen Reflect on “Armageddon It”…

Guitarist Phil Collen tells us that the vocal we hear on Def Leppard’s “Armageddon It” was just laid down as a guide for the musicians — and that they didn’t expect it would end up on final mix of the song. Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen says the vocal on “Armageddon It” was actually a placeholder. “We’ve done guide vocals before. I do ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: EDDIE VAN HALEN: Erupts into Hendrix! Hear it Here…

A recording of Eddie Van Halen playing on a cover of the 1967 Jimi Hendrix song “If 6 Was 9” has been released. It was done by keyboardist David Garfield in 1996, with Eddie providing the opening and solo, along with Michael Landau on guitar and vocals, Will Lee on bass, and Simon Phillips on drums. You’ll find it on ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Rob Halford Shares His Favorite Albums~Sabbath, Zep, Queen, Stones…

Judas Priest‘s own “Metal God,” singer Rob Halford, has compiled a list of his top 10 favorite albums of all time — and it’s headed by Black Sabbath‘s self-titled debut album from 1970. Halford created the list for Rolling Stone, as part of its latest tabulation of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Notably, it contains only one album released after ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: AC/DC: PWR/UP! Angus Shares How AC/DC Recorded New Record, Shares the Scoop on the Title & Leftovers…

AC/DC return to the record bins today with PWR/UP (Power Up) their first new studio album in six years. Angus Young on how AC/DC came to record their new album, PWR/UP. “It was pretty much a case of our management had kind of contacted us and said, ‘Are you up for making a new album?’ And I said, ‘Yeah, well ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear New Foo Fighters & Watch the VIDEO Here… ;)

Foo Fighters premiered a new song off their upcoming 10th studio album on Saturday Night Live this weekend and separately revealed its title, Medicine at Midnight, and release date, February 5th. They played “Shame Shame” on the show, with help from a pair of backing vocalists, as well as their 2003 single “Times Like These,” which has become an anthem during this year ... Read More »