Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne and his reputation with bats go way back with the sordid tale of the Prince of Darkness biting the head off of a bat during a live performance. Even though the event proved to be an accident with Osbourne thinking the bat was a rubber toy, the infamy surrounding the event lives on to this day.
The 2014 class of the Revolver Golden Gods tour tore through The Palladium in Worcester, Mass., last night (May 8) like a tornado, living up to the name on the marquee. The titans of metal packed the house for a show that offered up enough raucous revelry and riffs that would have made Atlas himself proud.
It was recently reported that former Misfits frontman Glenn Danzig filed a lawsuit against his onetime bandmate Jerry Only alleging trademark infringement. With their iconic ‘Crimson Ghost’ mascot, the Misfits name and logo has launched several lucrative merchandising deals since Danzig's departure and it appears that Danzig feels he’s unjustly missing out on a piece of the proverbial pie.
Earlier this year, on March 26, several rockers joined forces for the Rock Against MS concert at the Whisky A Go-Go in California to raise funds to battle the debilitating disease. From performances by Robby Krieger of The Doors fame to Lita Ford and Cherie Currie, Bruce Kulick, Steve Stevens from Billy Idol’s band and Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addition – the star-studded benefit show was a huge success.
One thing that certainly doesn’t suck about conducting interviews on a private tropical island is that the scenery is pretty nice. Thank you ShipRocked! Black Stone Cherry drummer John Fred Young and bassist Jon Lawhon joined us in paradise to talk about their upcoming disc ‘Magic Mountain.’