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SHINEDOWN's ZACH MYERS Defends Bands Who Use Pre-Recorded Tracks During Live Performances: 'It's All Personal Preference'

SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers says that "90 percent" of rock artists use at least some pre-recorded tracks during their live performances. In recent years, more and more bands have been given a pass for using backing tracks, drum triggers and other assorted technology that makes concerts more synthetic but also more consistent. Speaking to Rock ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's NIKKI SIXX On Coronavirus Hysteria: 'Reach Out To People Around You Who Might Be Scared Or Need Help'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx is the latest musician to stress the importance of international solidarity as we address the effects of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. There have been more than 124,000 confirmed cases and more than 4,600 deaths so far, putting public health systems and emergency services under immense pressure. ...

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BRET MICHAELS Explains Absence From THE 80S CRUISE: 'I Was At The Highest Of The High-Risk Categories For Contracting The Virus'

POISON frontman Bret Michaels has commented on the cancelation of his appearance aboard The 80s Cruise. The 80s Cruise departed from Miami, Florida on March 8 and is sailing to San Juan, St. Thomas, Punta Cana and Labadee before returning to port on March 15. Earlier today (Friday, March 13), Bret issued the following statement ...

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TESLA Releases Music Video For 'Signs' From 'Five Man London Jam'

Sacramento, California rockers TESLA visited iconic recording studio Abbey Road Studios in London, England in June 2019 for a one-night musical event capturing the band performing songs from their legendary arsenal, including "Love Song" and "What You Give", along with their classic covers of "Signs" and "We Can Work It Out". Additionally, the band performed ...

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JOHN CORABI Floats Debunked Theory That Governments Have Known About New Coronavirus For At Least A Year

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi has falsely suggested that because his year-old Clorox product lists "Human Coronavirus" on the container, the new coronavirus driving the outbreak in China was already known. Last night (Saturday, March 7), Corabi took to his Twitter to share a photo of a container of Clorox disinfecting wipes, with the ...

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NIKKI SIXX And MÖTLEY CRÜE Manager ALLEN KOVAC Join Board Of GLOBAL RECOVERY INITIATIVES

The Global Recovery Initiatives (GRI) Foundation today announced that they are adding three new members to their board of directors: international rock icon Nikki Sixx, entertainment industry legend Allen Kovac, iHeart Media VP Alexandra Cameron and Fors Marsh Group's director of social good activities Matt Escoubas. Pam Cytron, CEO of Pando Systems and board chairman ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO: 'Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund' Commemorates 10th Anniversary With Awards Gala And Live Concert

The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the late rock music legend, commemorated the 10th anniversary of his passing and the formation of the charity with its 10th Anniversary Memorial Awards Gala held on February 20 at the Avalon Hollywood. Hosted by radio and television personality Eddie Trunk, ...

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NITA STRAUSS: Second Solo Album Is 'Very Well On The Way'

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, has confirmed that her second solo album is "very well on the way." Strauss's upcoming disc, which is tentatively due in late 2020, will be the follow-up to her first solo album, "Controlled Chaos", released in 2018 via Sumerian Records. Nita offered an ...

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