THE WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID MUSICIANS OF 2016

by Matt Bishop [via Forbes.com/Zack O’Malley Greenburg] | November 30, 2016 Forbes Magazine has released its list of The World’s Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016, and rock music is well-represented. Nine of the thirty top-grossing acts of the year fall into the rock, alternative, or hard rock/metal categories. The Rolling Stones … Continue reading

FIREFLY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2015 LINEUP ANNOUNCED – KINGS OF LEON, THE KILLERS, CAGE THE ELEPHANT, GARY CLARK JR, MORRISSEY, BASTILLE, MODEST MOUSE, and MANY MORE

Finally after several leaks and rumors, the official lineup for the Firefly Music Festival 2015 has been announced. This year, Kings of Leon and The Killers are set to headline. While the third headliner has not officially been confirmed, it is rumored that Paul McCartney is set to fill the final slot. Also slated to perform are Cage … Continue reading

TOM MORELLO, MICHAEL STIPE, GLENN FRY, CHRIS MARTIN, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN SET TO PRESENT AT ROCK HALL INDUCTION

Music’s already star-studded evening just got a bit more spectacular. This year’s presenters have been announced. Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave, Street Sweeper Social Club) will be inducting KISS, Michael Stipe (R.E.M.) will induct Nirvana, Glenn Fry (Eagles) will induct Linda Ronstadt. With Ronstadt being unable to perform, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou … Continue reading

CBS’S TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES BRINGS OUT STAR-STUDDED LINEUP OF DAVE GROHL, MAROON 5, JOHN MAYER, AND MORE FOR TRIBUTE

This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles famous debut on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964. To commemorate the landmark performance, CBS aired the special, The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute to The Beatles, last night on the exact anniversary of the original show. The Beatles received the … Continue reading

METALLICA, NINE INCH NAILS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, PAUL MCCARTNEY, RINGO STARR, IMAGINE DRAGONS, AND DAVE GROHL GIVE SHOW-STOPPING PERFORMANCES AT 2014 GRAMMY AWARDS

Last night, rock ‘n’ roll ruled at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The Committee put together a stellar line-up of Hall of Fame and future Hall of Fame rock artists that were certainly the highlight performances of the evening. Throughout the show, Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of The Stone Age, … Continue reading

GRAMMY AWARDS 2014 WINNERS

The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award: The Beatles Best Rock Performance:  Alabama Shakes – “Always Alright” David Bowie – “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive” (WINNER) Led Zeppelin – “Kashmir” Queens of the Stone Age – “My God is the Sun” Jack White – “I’m Shakin’” Best Metal … Continue reading