Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has received some serious backlash from the recent remarks he recently made onstage in Singapore suggesting that the Obama administration “staged” recent tragedies like the one in Aurora, Colo. and the massacre at the Sikh temple in Milwaukee, Wis., in order to promote stricter gun laws.
Happy Father's Day! It's that special day of the year where we tip our hats to dads around the globe thanking them for everything they do, and rockers are no different. Many musicians are checking in on Twitter today to share their gratitude and well wishes with their own fathers in addition to all dads in general. Check out w
Onetime Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch, who was a member of the classic rock band in the early 1970s, was found dead at his Nashville-area home on Thursday (June 7) from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Ultimate Classic Rock reports that the guitarist, 65, shot himself in the chest. The musician's passing generated an outpouring of comments from fellow rockers, such as Slash and Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, who voiced their thoughts on Twitter, while shock rocker Alice Cooper also spoke out about Welch's passing.
L.A. Guns vocalist Phil Lewis recently engaged in an online battle with Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx after Lewis trashed Crue's live performances and claimed that the band is just out for "easy money." Lewis followed up on his first rant with a second attack on the bassist, where he called Sixx and his best-selling autobiography 'The Heroin Diaries' "a total fraud."
In just a few more months, rock fans are in for the show of a lifetime when Motley Crue and Kiss hit the road together on their co-headlining trek, The Tour. The 40-date tour will kick off on July 20 in Bristow, Va. and is promised to be packed full of the same edge that both bands have always had.