The Record with Ken Tomczak

Chickenfoot's "Best + Live" CD To Feature New Song "Divine Termination"

Supergroup Chickenfoot (featuring ex-Van Halen members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony, along with guitarist Joe Satriani and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith) will include the new song "Divine Termination" on their forthcoming Best + Live CD. "Divine Termination" is the first new studio...
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Rod Stewart And Cyndi Lauper Talk About Their Hair On "Today" (Video)

Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper have announced plans for a joint American tour . The summer trek will begin July 6 in Hollywood, FL and wraps up August 12 in Houston, TX. A full list of tour dates can be found HERE. Tickets for the tour go on sale Friday, January 27 via the Live Nation website. To...
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Steel Panther Concert Review (1/27/17 in Denver, CO)

You either love Steel Panther or you loathe them. My first exposure to Michael Starr, Satchel, Lexxi Foxxx (the extra "X" is for Sex!) and Stix Zadinia was their 2009 debut single/video "Death To All But Metal". When I heard them name-check Def Leppard in that track (and destroy Papa Roach, Mariah...
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Paul Stanley Of KISS Suffers Concussion While Skiing, Cancels Solo Gigs

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has postponed four upcoming solo shows from his R&B side project Soul Station while he recovers from a concussion sustained while skiing on January 15. Stanley posted an update on his Twitter page (below) stating that his recovery is taking longer than anticipated. (...
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"Alone With Chrissie Hynde" Documentary Film To Be Screened In London

Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders is the subject of a new film "Arena: Alone With Chrissie Hynde," produced by legendary documentary makers Arena. The footage will have its screening on February 1 at London's Regent Street Cinema and more info can be found HERE. The film sees Hynde hanging out at...
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Watch Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Interview Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople (Video)

Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott recently got to interview his musical idol, singer/songwriter Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople. Elliott sat down with Hunter on the TV program "Speakeasy" to discuss the power of music, the resurgence of vinyl and their respective relationships with the late David...
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Dan Aykroyd Writes Touching Tribute To Former Fiance, Carrie Fisher

Actor Dan Aykroyd has paid tribute to the late Carrie Fisher in the latest issue of London's Empire magazine. Fisher and Aykroyd met when she hosted "Saturday Night Live" in 1978 and they fell in love while working together on "The Blues Brothers" in 1980. Fisher died December 27 at the age of 60...
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Warrant Finish Recording New Album "Louder, Harder, Faster"

Veteran hard rockers Warrant have reportedly finished recording their forthcoming studio album, the follow-up to 2011's Rockaholic. According to vocalist Robert Mason, the new CD will be titled Louder, Harder, Faster and it will be released later this year via Frontiers Records. The album was...
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Pixies Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Pixies will hit the road beginning April 21 in Pomona, CA to support their most recent album, Head Carrier. Black Francis and company finish the tour with a pair of NY dates - May 24 at Webster Hall in New York, NY and May 26 at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY. Check out the band's full tour...
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Ratt Vocalist Stephen Pearcy Drops Solo Track "Ten Miles Wide" (Audio)

Ratt vocalist Stephen Pearcy has released another track from his forthcoming solo album Smash and the killer tune "Ten Miles Wide" can be heard below. Smash will be released January 27 via Frontiers Records. (Photo by Ken Tomczak)
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