Hard Rock

IAN GILLAN, 'The Voice' of DEEP PURPLE Will Issue His OWN Box Set.

Although DEEP PURPLE has had a few lead vocalists in their long & illustrious Rock & Roll career ( Rod Evans, Glenn Hughes, David Coverdale ), it is, without a doubt, Singer IAN GILLAN who has cast the longest shadow and is foremost in fans' minds when talking about the Heritage, British...
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'Loudwire Music Awards' To Honor TONY IOMMI & ROB HALFORD!

The first-ever ‘LOUDWIRE Music Awards Show’ is set for late October and will take place at the Novo Theater in Los Angeles. LOUDWIRE , the on-line (Hard Rock/Heavy Metal) Rock Music/News site will recognize and honor veteran Heavy Metal artists TONY IOMMI (Black Sabbath) and ROB HALFORD (Judas...
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Aerosmith's JOE PERRY Honored By The Les Paul Foundation

The Les Paul Award was created in 1991, in honor of the man who is a true giant of the music and recording industry. ( http://www.les-paul.com/ ) The Les Paul Foundation is charged with the responsibility of ensuring the continuation of Les Paul's legacy. This is done through special events, grants...
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Mott The Hoople Bassist Pete Overend Watts Dead At 69

Mott The Hoople bassist and founding member Pete Overend Watts died Sunday, January 22 at the age of 69 after a six-year battle with throat cancer. Mott frontman Ian Hunter posted a short note to Facebook below. Former Mott keyboardist Morgan Fisher also commented of the bassist's death, writing, "...
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10 Important Albums in Hard Rock

For those about to hard-rock, we salute you. For this list we're only going to look at albums and artists that fall within the boundaries of hard rock. So more metal-rooted albums and prog-rock affairs won't be on here #10: “Alive!” (1975) - KISS Monumentally huge even today, Kiss’s early days were...
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KISS Perform With Sundance Head On "The Voice" Finale (Video)

KISS joined Sundance Head on the Season 11 finale of NBC's "The Voice" on December 13 to perform a medley of "Detroit Rock City" and "Rock And Roll All Nite" and the video can be seen below. (Photo by Ken Tomczak)
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Don't Forget About THIS AC/DC Classic!

Recorded & released internationally in 1976, AC/DC's 3rd (Australian) studio album "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap," wasn't "officially" released in the U.S. until 5 years later in April, 1981. Although import copies of the album had already made it to the U.S., it didn't have a wider release...
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