The Record with Ken Tomczak

Neal Schon Hopes Steve Perry Joins Journey On Stage At RRHOF

In a new interview with Rolling Stone to celebrate their induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Journey guitarist Neal Schon says he hopes vocalist Steve Perry performs with the band on stage during the April 7 induction ceremony in Brooklyn, NY. Schon says: "I'm hoping that Steve Perry...
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Grateful Dead Documentary To Premiere At Sundance Film Festival

According to Deadline, the new Grateful Dead documentary film "Long Strange Trip" will be screened at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Amir Bar-Lev's film is "The tale of The Grateful Dead is inspiring, complicated, and downright messy. A tribe of contrarians, they made art out of open-ended chaos...
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Nine Inch Nails To Release "Not The Actual Events" EP On December 23

Nine Inch Nails will release a new EP called Not The Actual Events on December 23. The five-track record will be available in digital formats and on 180-gram one-sided vinyl. NIN frontman Trent Reznor says: "It's an unfriendly, fairly impenetrable record that we needed to make. It's an EP because...
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Pearl Jam, Journey, Yes, ELO To Be Inducted Into Rock Hall of Fame

Pearl Jam, Journey, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez and the late rapper Tupac Shakur are among the 2017 inductees into The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Chic's Nile Rodgers will be given the Award For Musical Excellence. The 32nd annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony will be held April...
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Queensryche Release "Bulletproof" (Music Video)

Seattle hard rock legends Queensryche have released a new music video for the song "Bulletproof" and the live performance clip can be seen below. "Bulletproof" is a standout power ballad from the band's 2015 studio album, Condition Human, their second album with new vocalist Todd LaTorre. (Photo by...
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"Anything Goes" For Steel Panther (Video)

The release date of Steel Panther's new studio album Lower The Bar has been pushed back from February 24 to March 24, but they've issued a lyric video for the raunchy, very definitely NOT-PG song "Anything Goes" to help tide fans over. (Photo by Ken Tomczak)
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Original Foreigner Members Reunite For Platinum Plaque Ceremony

A long-awaited Foreigner reunion took place December 5 to celebrate the RIAA platinum certification of 2008's No End In Sight: The Very Best Of Foreigner, a 2-CD greatest hits collection. Along with Atlantic Records chairman and CEO Craig Kallman, original Foreigner members Mick Jones (guitar), Lou...
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SDSU Researcher Names A New Plant After Jimi Hendrix

A new plant, found in Baja California, Mexico, has been christened Dudleya Hendrixii (aka "Hendrix's liveforever") after senior biologist and SDSU alum Mark Dodero was rocking out to the Jimi Hendrix song "Voodoo Child" in the field. Unfortunately, the plant is in danger. San Diego State says its...
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Watch Metallica Perform On "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (Video)

Metallica performed live on the December 14 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band played six songs on the show's outdoor stage including "Atlas, Rise!", "For Whom The Bell Tolls", "One", "Master Of Puppets", "Creeping Death" and "Enter Sandman". Video of the two televised tracks - "Atlas, Rise...
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Watch Megadeth Perform On "Late Night With Seth Meyers" (Video)

Megadeth performed two songs - "Dystopia" and "Tornado Of Souls" - on the Thursday, December 15 edition of "Late Night With Seth Meyers". This was Megadeth's "Late Night" debut and the clips can be seen below. © Brooke Pierce | Dreamstime.com
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