Guns N’ Roses front man Axl Rose may have a reputation as a bad-boy, partying rock star, but when it comes to making music, he is all business, as he proved in 2016 when he came to AC/DC’s rescue. Four years ago, AC/DC was on the verge of cancelling their world tour after they found out that vocalist Brian Johnson was having problems with his ears. To make matters worse, doctors blamed the loud and raucous concerts for his hearing issues and claimed he risked going deaf if he did not stop performing with the band.
Geezer Butler has officially called time on Black Sabbath, declaring; “it’s over”. Dismissing long discussed fan chatter about a possible final Sabbath gig at Birmingham’s Villa Park, the bassist is the first member of the Birmingham quartet to apparently officially confirm the end of the band. Butler made his comments while speaking to eonmusic about the recent reissue of his solo catalogue.
EXCLUSIVE: Geezer Butler has lamented the passing of Eddie Van Halen one month of after the celebrated musician died, saying; “I can’t believe he’s no longer with us”. In a new interview with eonmusic, the Black Sabbath bassist also confirmed the long running rumour that the band had worked with Eddie Van Halen, and that the guitarist even co-wrote a track with the Birmingham metal legends back in the 1990s.
French / Australian music artist, producer, poet and video creator Benedict Sinister has covered Serge Gainsbourg for his third single release. Coming via the label Music For Sapiosexuals, “I’ve Come to Tell You I’m Going Away” is a translation of the 1973 track by the French musical legend, written whilst he was recovering from his first heart attack, is Benedict’s homage to the great break-up songs.
In celebration of Keith Emerson's 76th birthday, The Keith Emerson Estate and Cherry Red Records announce the long-awaited release of The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert on March 11, 2021 (the 5th anniversary of Keith's passing).