The Record with Ken Tomczak

Watch Weird Al Perform "Word Crimes" on Colbert (Video)

The one and only "Weird Al" Yankovic recently stopped by "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to perform "Word Crimes", his epic parody of "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke. The live performance as well as Colbert's hilarious interview with "accordian player and sex god" Yankovic can be seen below. (...
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Jeff Beck To Release "Loud Hailer" CD on July 15

Legendary guitarist Jeff Beck will release his new studio album Loud Hailer on July 15. "Loud Hailer" is another name for a megaphone and the cover artwork for the CD can be seen below. The album's first single "Live In The Dark" will be released soon. The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer...
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Watch Ghost Perform Live At Carolina Rebellion 2016 (Video)

AXS-TV recently caught up with Swedish rockers Ghost for an interview and live performance at the Carolina Rebellion festival in Charlotte, NC. Check out the professional video below to see live versions of "From Pinnacle To The Pit", "Circle" and "Absolution". Speaking to MetalSucks, Ghost...
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Dire Straits Reunion Not Likely

Bassist John Illsley says he and Mark Knopfler remain close friends, but there's little chance of a Dire Straits reunion. The bass player released his latest solo album Long Shadows on May 20 and it was partially recorded at Knopfler's British Groves Studios. Speaking to Team Rock on the potential...
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How Iron Maiden's "The Book of Souls" Stage Gets Built (Video)

Iron Maiden have uploaded a two-minute video in which "Mayan temple expert and Killer Krew member" Ashley Groom explains how the band's "The Book of Souls" stage set gets built. Check out the footage below. © Narcis Parfenti | Dreamstime.com
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Aerosmith's Joe Perry Says New Singer Rumors Are "Completely Untrue"

Saying the rumors are "completely untrue", Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has denied the band was considering bringing in a guest vocalist while Steven Tyler pursued a solo career. Classic Rock Magazine reported a few years ago that Perry had approached Paul Rodgers (Bad Company), Chris Cornell (...
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Steve Vai To Release "Passion and Warfare" 25th Anniversary CD

Steve Vai recently announced plans for a tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his 1990 Passion and Warfare album. Now the guitar legend has announced a remastered anniversary edition P&W album complete with bonus tracks. Vai has two months of European dates of the "Passion and Warfare Tour...
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The Go-Go's Bring "The Beat" To 2016 Billboard Music Awards (Video)

The Go-Go's brought their 1980 classic "We Got The Beat" to Sunday's 2016 Billboard Music Awards telecast and a short clip of their performance can be seen below. Belinda Carlisle and The Go-Go's are celebrating their 35th anniversary and will hit the road this summer for a farewell tour entitled "...
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Watch Twisted Sister Rock "Vegas Rocks! Hair Metal Awards" (Video)

Twisted Sister headlined the first annual Vegas Rocks! Hair Metal Awards gala at the Casablanca Events Center in Las Vegas on May 15. Dee Snider and the boys in TS were joined by Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali for a two-song set and live footage of "We're Not Gonna Take It" and "I Wanna Rock"...
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Members of Rage Against The Machine and Public Enemy Form Supergroup

Prophets Of Rage is a new supergroup including Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk — as well as Public Enemy's Chuck D and Cypress Hill's B-Real. The new group is slated to perform at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on June 3. Fans can...
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