• AC/DC premiere Rock Or Bust video

    AC/DC are premiering the video for the title track to their forthcoming album, “Rock Or Bust.” Directed by David Mallett, the clip was filmed in London last month in front of diehard fans from around the world. “[The video] was greatly, greatly helped by the fans,” explains Mallett. “And one chap – complete with an Angus outfit – flew from South America to watch AC/DC make a video for

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    STICKY: Reposting of hennemusic news stories STICKY: Led Zeppelin lead list of Rockers To Watch in 2014 STICKY: Van Halen & Pearl Jam top the 2013 hennemusic Rock News Awards LATEST NEWS VIDEO: Jimmy Page guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show VIDEO: Rolling Stones close 14 On Fire tour in New Zealand VIDEO: Foo Fighters perform Times Like These on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Foo Fighters top the

  • VIDEO: Jimmy Page guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

    Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was a featured guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on November 21. Page was on the daytime talk show to promote his photographic autobiography, “Jimmy Page By Jimmy Page”, plus the band’s latest reissues, “Led Zeppelin IV” and “Houses Of The Holy.” The guitarist and host spoke at length about the book as they showcased several images from the collection. The

  • VIDEO: Rolling Stones close 14 On Fire tour in New Zealand

    The Rolling Stones played the final show of their 14 On Fire tour in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday. The 19-song set at Mount Smart Stadium opened with the 1981 classic, “Start Me Up”, and ran through the band’s extensive catalog, including the fan-voted song of the night, “Like A Rolling Stone.” “Fantastic show last night in Auckland, a great way to end the tour,” posted Mick Jagger. “

  • VIDEO: Foo Fighters perform Times Like These on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

    The Foo Fighters performed their 2002 classic, “Times Like These”, as a web-exclusive video while appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on November 19. On hand to promote their new release, “Sonic Highways”, the group played “In The Clear” from the project on the original broadcast, which also saw Dave Grohl join the host for an interview to discuss the record, the companion 8-part HBO series,

  • Foo Fighters top the hennemusic Hot 10

    Foo Fighters top this week’s hennemusic Hot 10. The band were preparing to announce dates for a North American tour in support of their newly-released album, “Sonic Highways.” Read all about it in this week’s top story! The HH10 is a list of the most-viewed rock news stories in the past week by hennemusic readers. For a full list of hennemusic Hot 10 charts, check out the archives here.

  • Def Leppard announce European tour dates

    Def Leppard have announced the first series of dates for a spring 2015 European tour. The band have unveiled plans for 10 shows starting May 19 in Warsaw, Poland. The trek includes festival appearances in Denmark, Sweden and Finland. More shows will be announced soon. Meanwhile, Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott’s side project, Down N Outz, are gearing up to launch a UK tour on December 5 in

  • VIDEO: Sammy Hagar launches Lite Roast web series

    Sammy Hagar is sharing a behind the scenes look at the inspiration for and making of his latest album, “Lite Roast.” The Red Rocker has isused the first two episodes in a three-part series documenting the project, which sees the singer teamed with Waboritas guitarist Vic Johnson to deliver stripped-down versions of tunes from his career. “Lite Roast” was inspired by the rehearsals for Sammy’s

  • Nickelback: No Fixed Address on track for US Top 10 debut

    Nickelback’s new album, “No Fixed Address”, is on track to debut in the US Top 10. Billboard reports forecasters suggest the project could sell around 65,000 copies in its opening week to deliver the band’s 6th top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart. The new Top 10 will be revealed on Wednesday, November 26. Nickelback’s last studio album, 2011’s “Here And Now”, peaked at No. 2 while 2013’s

  • AC/DC singer hosts Alzheimer’s benefit in Tennessee

    AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and his Fifty Plus Racing team hosted an Alzheimer’s research fundraising event in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Friday. The Chattanoogan reports the team donated $100,000 at their Endures for a Cure Alzheimer’s Benefit. The Fifty Plus Racing team launched the “Highway To Help” campaign to raise support and awareness for Alzheimer’s research. Johnson’s bandmate –

  • VIDEO: Metallica perform Sad But True on The Late Late Show

    Metallica performed “Sad But True” as they closed out their week-long residency on CBS-TV’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Friday. The track originally appeared on the band’s self-titled 1991 album, which went on to become Metallica’s biggest-selling release with more than 30 million copies worldwide, including 16 million in the States alone. “And just like that, it's all over!,” posted

  • AUDIO: Soundgarden premiere unreleased song Kristi

    Soundgarden are premiering an unreleased song, “Kristi”, as a preview to their forthcoming collection, “Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path.” Originally recorded during sessions for 1996’s “Down On The Upside”, it’s one of two previously unissued songs featured on the 3-disc, 50-track rarities compilation of original B-sides, instrumentals, covers and demos curated by guitarist Kim

  • Jimmy Page schedules London book signing event

    Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has announced a London book signing event for his photographic memoir, “Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page.” Page will appear at Waterstones Piccadilly on Tuesday, December 2, where he will be hand-stamping copies of the book with a personalized ‘Zoso’ stamp unique to this location. Full event details are available at waterstones.com "I've been asked on a number of

  • Steven Tyler to perform at Nobel Peace Prize concert

    Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will be among the performers at the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo, Norway on December 11. Hosted by Queen Latifah, the event will honor Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai, chosen by the Norwegian Nobel Committee for “their struggle against the oppression of children and young people, and for the right of all children to education.” Tyler will

  • Black Star Riders to release sophomore album The Killer Instinct

    Thin Lizzy-offshoot Black Star Riders will release their sophomore album, “The Killer Instinct”, on February 23. The follow-up to 2013’s “All Hell Breaks Loose” was recorded in Nashville with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Rush, The Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, Mastodon). “Nick Raskulinecz came riding out of the sunset like a Viking warrior, with his record collection and arsenal of killer

  • VIDEO: Metallica perform Enter Sandman on The Late Late Show

    Metallica performed their classic, “Enter Sandman”, on the fourth night of their week-long residency on CBS-TV’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Thursday. The track originally appeared on the band’s self-titled 1991 album, which went on to become Metallica’s biggest-selling release with more than 30 million copies worldwide, including 16 million in the States alone. Earlier this week, the

  • VIDEO: Bob Seger opens North American tour in Michigan

    Bob Seger launched his North American tour in support of “Ride Out” on Wednesday in Saginaw, Michigan. Opening with 1982’s “Roll Me Away”, Seger and The Silver Bullet Band performed a number of tracks from his new album alongside old time favorites and classics as they played a double-encore, 23-song set lasting more than 2 hours. The tour’s first leg wraps December 19 with a show at New

  • VIDEO: Metallica preview Some Kind Of Monster reissue

    Metallica are sharing a preview of “This Monster Lives”, a 25-minute bonus feature included in the forthcoming 10th anniversary two-disc Blu-ray edition of the band's 2004 documentary, "Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster." Due November 24, the new edition of the film will include all the extras from the original 2005 DVD release and will be available digitally and via VOD for the first time. “

  • AC/DC shoot down Gene Simmons claim that rock is dead

    AC/DC are the latest rockers to challenge a recent claim by KISS bassist Gene Simmons that rock is dead. “With all respect to the lad,” singer Brian Johnson tells Ultimate Classic Rock. “I think he’s terribly wrong for a start. I really do. I don’t think anybody should have the nerve to stand there and just say that a certain genre of music has just ff—- disappeared overnight. “It’s not

  • Jimmy Page to guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

    photo: Ross Halfin Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page will be a featured guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday, November 21. Page will be on the daytime talk show to promote the band’s latest reissues, “Led Zeppelin IV” and “Houses Of The Holy.” Also appearing on the episode will be boy band One Direction. Released in November 1971, the band’s fourth album — which is officially

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