The Record with Ken Tomczak

Madonna To Honor Prince at Billboard Music Awards

The Billboard Music Awards announced that Madonna will pay tribute to Prince on the broadcast, set to air Sunday, May 22nd on ABC. No other details of her performance have been announced, so tune in to see what happens! © Simonwedege | Dreamstime.com 💜 pic.twitter.com/n6H0SILeok —...
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Def Leppard Meets Arkansas' Deaf Leopards

The members of Def Leppard met the members of the Deaf Leopards on Wednesday in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Confused? Don't be. Def Leppard are the legendary British rock band. The Deaf Leopards are students from the Arkansas School For The Deaf, known as the "Deaf Leopards." An online petition...
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Chickenfoot Debut New Track "Divine Termination" (Video)

Chickenfoot — the supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith — recently performed their first reunion concerts in six years at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, Nevada. During their May 7 set, the Foot debuted a new track "Divine Termination" and fan-filmed video of the song...
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David Foster's 10 Tips For Songwriters

Songwriting and music industry legend David Foster was recently honored at the 59th Annual BMI Pop Awards and he took some time to offer a list of ten items that he views as keys to success and longevity as a songwriter/producer. The video can be seen below: Foster has written and produced hits for...
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Guns N' Roses Release Official Live Video Footage

An official video montage of Guns N' Roses' April 8 concert at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas can be seen below. Core members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan from GN'R's Appetite For Destruction era lineup took part in the first Las Vegas gig and five additional shows that have followed. Rose is now...
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Tears For Fears Add 2016 Tour Dates

Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith — aka Tears For Fears — have added three new dates to an already growing tour schedule. Those dates are: TEARS FOR FEARS TOUR DATES July 9 - Thackerville, OK @ Winstar World Casino and Resort July 11 - Des Moines, IA @ Hoyt Sherman Theatre July 14 - Orillia, ON @...
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Zakk Wylde Announces "Book Of Shadows II" Tour Dates

Black Label Society guitarist/frontman Zakk Wylde has announced new U.S. and Canadian tour dates in support of his Book Of Shadows II album. Check out Zakk's Facebook post below for the full tour schedule. "Berzerkers, I will be doomtrooping through North America this summer," says Wylde. Tickets...
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Sharon Osbourne Confirms Split With Ozzy On "The Talk"

Sharon Osbourne showed up on her daytime talk show "The Talk" to confirm she's split from Ozzy, her husband of 33 years, amid claims the rocker has been unfaithful. Speculation is that Ozzy had an affair with celebrity hairstylist Michelle Pugh and Sharon found out about it. Sharon admitted she...
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Nikki Sixx and Lemmy Star In Rockers United PSA

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, late Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister and Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath are featured in a new public service announcement (PSA) for Rockers United, the non-profit chairty foundation founded by rock photographer Kevin Estrada. Rockers United's goal is to build awareness...
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Slayer, Anthrax and Death Angel To Hit The Road Together

Heavy metal fans will delight in a new tour featuring a triple bill of Slayer, Anthrax and Death Angel. More dates will be announced soon, but the confirmed itinerary can be seen in the detailed Facebook post below. The seven-week North American onslaught will begin September 9 in Cleveland, OH and...
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