Legendary Sunset Strip club the Whisky A Go- Go is teasing “a big announcement” regarding Guns N’ Roses following the cancellation of an upcoming gig by the band’s original drummer Steven Adler.
The club tweeted: “The Steven Adler show on 4/1 has been canceled. Stay tuned for a big announcement ! #GunsNRoses.” The April 1 date referenced by the venue lands exactly one week before the reunited Guns N’ Roses launch their 2016 tour in Las Vegas on April 8 & 9.
The pair of Las Vegas dates will be followed by shows in Mexico City and at Coachella next month.
Jim Breuer Regrets ‘Invasion of Privacy’ Caused by AC/DC Comments
Comedian Jim Breuer set Facebook and Twitter afire when he claimed in a podcast that AC/DC were kicking his friend Brian Johnson out of the band. He now regrets what he’s calling an invasion of privacy is continuing to clarify his story.
The story got started after Breuer visited Johnson at home and described him as “really depressed” and saying he’d been “kicked to the curb” over concerns related to his hearing loss.
The band have postponed North American shows and have a huge European tour scheduled, and have issued a statement that a ‘guest’ vocalist may be a possibility.
— Metallica have released an online stream of the remastered audio of “The Four Horsemen” from the forthcoming expanded reissue of 1983’s “Kill ‘Em All.” Due April 15, multiple remastered versions of both “Kill ‘Em All” and 1984’s “Ride The Lightning” mark the launch of a massive catalog reissue campaign by the band.
— Iron Maiden’s airplane, Ed Force One, is set to rejoin the band’s world tour after repairs have been made following an accident at a Santiago, Chile airport where two engines were damaged and had to be replaced… to the tune of $8-million dollars.
Chuck’s Viral Video of the Day
Crushing a hockey puck with a hydraulic press is oddly satisfying.
On This Day In Rock
1967—The Who make their US stage debut, performing at the Paramount Theater in New York City.
1974—The Eagles released their third album On the Border which was the first Eagles album to feature guitarist Don Felder.
1975—Led Zeppelin’s double album Physical Graffiti reached the top of the Billboard 200 album chart for the first of six weeks, giving them their fourth number one album.
1980—Pink Floyd reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only time with “Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2” which began a four week run on top of the chart.
2005—Foghat guitarist Rod Price died of head trauma after accidentally falling down a flight of stairs at his home in New Hampshire. He was 57 years old.
2006—Aerosmith canceled the remaining dates of their Rockin’ the Joint tour due to Steven Tyler needing throat surgery.
2013—My Chemical Romance announces their breakup after 12 years as a band.
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Banned From Amazon for Returning 37 Things
Returned a few purchases on Amazon? Then take note of Greg Nelson, a computer programmer who saw his account canceled after he returned 37 of 343 items.
“I could understand if there were evidence that I had somehow tried to abuse the system, but I haven’t,” says Nelson. He claims the returns were all justified, but Amazon UK simply axed his account and deleted any remaining gift card balance.