Steve Miller was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame last night in Brooklyn with Chicago, Cheap Trick, NWA, and Deep Purple, and he called the organization to task for charging artists for tickets for loved ones and bandmates while Cheap Trick called the hall out during their acceptance at the podium - and you won't see that April 30 on HBO, check it out, here!
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Type O Negative frontman Peter Steele is negative on jail, family, and the value of the criminal justice system.
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Lemmy Kilmister, frontman for Motorhead who passed away yesterday, will always have a special place in the heart of Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider as he recalls being saved by the hellraiser in a situation where the band nearly soiled their pants - details here!
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In this Artisan News exclusive: Corey Taylor treats the crowd to a version of Slipknot's "Spit It Out" during an in-store promoting his insightful new book, Seven Deadly Sins. [TV-MA]
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Panic At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie shares his thoughts on the Westboro Baptist Church picketing their concert and what it means to have the Alternative Press Music Awards established, check it out!
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Former Nirvana bass player Krist Novoselic talked frankly about his relationship with former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, who he's sat in with several times, and he addressed several rumors during his CBGB Festival Keynote speech and also mentioned Nirvana producer Butch Vig.
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Black Veil Brides have continued the tradition of rock concept albums with The Wretched And Divine, and we asked BVB vocalist Andy Biersack about the break-up and influence of My Chemical Romance and its frontman Gerard Way.
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Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi tells Artisan News that he was good friends with the late John Bonham, who as of today has been gone 32 years, and he recalled as per his book Iron Man, that the Led Zeppelin drummer was both good crazy and bad crazy - especially around motor vehicles.
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Pierce The Veil is contemplating releasing "A Match Into Water" as their new single, and Vic Fuentes tells Artisan News it was inspired by an ex battling cancer.
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Dan Peek, one of the original members of America, died earlier this week at the age of 60 and Dewey Bunnell and Gerry Beckley remember their fallen friend.
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Pink Floyd comment on the urban legend of Watching 'The Wizard of Oz' while listening to 'Dark Side of the Moon.' Is it true or just a series of coincidences?
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Lemmy Kilmister asks fans not to buy the new Motorhead Complete Early Years Box Set as he tells Artisan News it's not authorized in any way by the band and calls it "a fraud," but see why, here!
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In a series of interviews Asking Alexandra and Black Veil Brides say they are becoming Warped friends in 2011.
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Keyboard legend and 'Fifth Beatle' Billy Preston has died after a long illness as a result of malignant hypertension that resulted in kidney failure and other complications. As a result of a medical insult he'd been in a deep coma since last November 21st, but was still struggling to recover. He died at Shea Scottsdale Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona where he'd lived for the last couple of years. Preston was often called the Fifth Beatle because he played keyboards on Let it Be, The White Album and Abbey Road. Preston also was part of Eric Clapton touring band. Preston's own hits included "Nothing from Nothing," "Will it Go Round in Circles," and "You Are So Beautiful," which Joe Cocker turned into an...
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Lynyrd Skynyrd was presented into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame by Kid Rock as members of the band that are still alive but not part of the current line-up got a chance to be acknowledged. Artemis Pyle and Ed King were among those no longer in the band that came out to jam with their former mates on Monday night in New York City. :Late singer Ronnie Van Zant was also represented. His widow, Judy, said he would have liked the honor very much. Gary Rossington echoed many of the band members sentiments by saying that the honor is really about the past members and the fans. Lynyrd Skynyrd was joined by Kid Rock for a rendition of "Sweet Home Alabama" before launching into their signature song,...
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Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and Johnny Depp talk about their unique father-son relationship.
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Ray Manzarek, keyboardist for The Doors, has died at the age of 74, and we have the latest details and thoughts from his bandmate Robby Krieger.
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Volbeat singer Michael Poulsen shares the inspirational story behind their new hit "Dead But Rising" and he added that the late Elvis Presley.
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Phil Anselmo and Rex Brown of Pantera share memories of Type O Negative vocalist Peter Steele on his death anniversary, while Black Veil Brides Andy Biersack recalls his impact.
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Pierce The Veil, who have released their new album Selfish Machines, talked about covering Beyonce and Drake, being accused of being racist, and the enforcement of the Arizona Immigration law.
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Much has been made about the supposed rivalry between Mushroomhead and Slipknot, but the Cleveland group's Skinny, gives the skinny on what the real deal is between the bands, here!
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The legendary rivalry between The Rolling Stones and The Beatles was "cooked up" admits Ringo Starr, and Stones drummer Charlie Watts said it was "made up," although they did watch the boys from Liverpool closely.
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Rex Brown talked about an incident from his new book, Official Truth, his story of Pantera, where singer Phil Anselmo assaulted a security guard to protect his fans, but how do you protect the band -- as Lamb Of God vox Randy Blythe found out -- and protect the fan?
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Bobby Whitlock was an integral member of Derek And The Dominos, and as he recalled meeting the late Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers during our chat in support of his tour with wife and creative partner CoCo Carmel titled Just Us, check it out here!
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Into The Wild novelist Jon Krakauer tells how he was inspired to write the story.
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Artisan News caught up with Marc Martel at the finals of the Queen Extravaganza contest, and he talked about why he decided to take the plunge and try out to sing Freddie Mercury in the made-for-the-road band.
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While Faith Hill performed "The Winner Takes It All" the Bee Gees inducted ABBA into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.
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Finishing the film Lincoln was bittersweet says Daniel Day-Lewis, who poured his heart and soul into the role as Honest Abe, and he pointed out the reasons why.
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Jeordie White, who used to be Twiggy Ramirez in Marilyn Manson, talks about working with Manson in the past and the impact the shock rocker had on him.
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Rock and soul singer Beth Hart is making the most after being given a second chance, and she talks about overcoming bi-polar disorder and one of her career highlights the Kennedy Center Honors with Jeff Beck in honor of Blues legend Buddy Guy.
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Evanescence vocalist Amy Lee wanted to be clear that she is happy with the new self-titled record and still stands by it despite reports that the band had to compromise a bit with the record label, Wind-Up, to make something they're all compforatable with.
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The last time we saw James McAvoy he was running around the forest dressed as a magical faun in The Chronicles of Narnia. In The Last King of Scotland he delves into more serious matters as the hand picked personal physician to Ugandan dictator Idi Amin played by Forest Whitaker. It's the 1970s and McAvoy's character has a taste for the women, not to mention one of Amin's wives. However Amin doesn't exactly suffer fools gladly and makes him pay for his betrayal in a very realistic torture scene
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Former Metallica bass player Jason Newsted is back with his own band, and he talked about being nominated for best bassist at tomorrow's Golden Gods Awards with his heroes Geddy Lee, Steve Harris and Lemmy, Metallica being at the awards too, and renaming the award for late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton.
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Jackass 3D opens today, and Steve-O, Johnny Knoxville and Bam Margera talk about some of their most painful stunts and also their faves in the movie.
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Beastie Boys Adam Yauch took to the YouTube airwaves with bandmate Adam Horovitz to announce that he's undergoing treatment for cancer.
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Inductor Glenn Frey of The Eagles and friend Emmylou Harris each talked about the talent, friendship, and health of Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Linda Ronstadt as she was tributed with an all-star singing cast of Harris, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Carrie Underwood, and Sheryl Crow.
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Before the MTV Movie Awards Twenty|One|Pilots talked about their expectations for the show, performing and playfully comparing it against nothing.
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Former Journey vocalist Steve Perry made a rare appearance at Guitar Center's Drum-off this past weekend, and he talked about the reason why, drummer Steve Ferrone, and what he's been up to.
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Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine was recently blindsided and called a big mouth by Metallica frontman James Hetfield for wanting to play with his old mates one day, and Dave told Artisan News he reached out to James to straighten this out.
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