The Record with Ken Tomczak

Gregg Allman Receives Honorary Degree From Mercer University

Rocker Gregg Allman, the longtime keyboard player and vocalist for The Allman Brothers, recently received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Mercer University. The event was held Saturday, May 14 at Hawkins Arena in Macon, Georgia. Former President Jimmy Carter was on hand to present...
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Eric Clapton Discusses His New Album "I Still Do" (Video)

Eric Clapton will release his 23rd studio album, I Still Do, on May 20. The new CD features original songs and covers of classics by Bob Dylan and Robert Johnson. In the video below, Clapton and producer Glyn Johns discuss the recording process and how Clapton picked the title of the album. © Randy...
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Watch "Ozzfest Meets Knotfest" Press Conference (Video)

"Ozzfest Meets Knotfest' is a merger of two rock festivals — Ozzfest and Knotfest — set for Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25 at San Manuel Amphitheater and Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, CA. High quality footage of the press conference annoucing the tour can be seen below...
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U2 "Live In Paris" DVD Coming June 10

"U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE — Live in Paris" will be released worldwide on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download on June 10. Watch the trailer below and click HERE for a full tracklisting. The 2.5 hour film, directed by Hamish Hamilton, features career-spanning U2 staples and also includes guest...
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Avenged Sevenfold To Headline Denver's High Elevation Festival

Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat and Chevelle will headline the first ever High Elevation Rock Fesvial, to be held Saturday, September 10 at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater in Greenwood Village, CO. Pierce The Veil, Ministry, Killswitch Engage, Animals As Leaders, Sevendust and Texas Hippie Coalition are...
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Coldplay Release New "Up&Up" Music Video

Coldplay have released a music video for "Up&Up", the third single from their A Head Full of Dreams album. The "Up&Up" clip (below) was directed by Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia and it depicts the band members as giants walking among clouds and mountains. Chris Martin and the boys will tour...
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Watch Rolling Stones Surprise Superfan at "Exhibitionism" Gallery (Video)

The Rolling Stones promoted their career-spanning "Exhibitionism" exhibit by flying New York superfan Alex Emanuel for a surprise meet and greet with the band. Exhibitionism is on display at London's Saatchi Gallery until September 4. Check out the video below for all the highlights. "I suppose I...
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Green Day Featured In AXS-TV's "Reel To Real" Documentary

Green Day will be featured in the new documentary series "Reel To Real", premiering on AXS-TV. The show, which will air the last Tuesday of each month, launches May 31 with the Green Day feature "Heart Like a Hand Granade." Released in 2015, "Hand Grenade" follows Green Day as they make their album...
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Iron Maiden Interviewed By Australian TV (Video)

Peter McCutcheon of Australia's 7:30 program recently caught up with Iron Maiden members Bruce Dickinson and Nicko McBrain as they touched down (under) for the Aussie leg of their Book of Souls world tour. Check out the extensive feature below courtesy of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. ©...
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U2 Guitarist The Edge Rocks Sistine Chapel For Cancer

U2 guitarist The Edge (real name David Evans) has become the first contemporary artist to perform in the Sistine Chapel, a venue he described as "the most beautiful parish hall in the world." The Edge sang four songs on Saturday, April 30 for about 200 doctors, researchers and philanthropists who...
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