Author: Robyn Weiss

Robyn Weiss

TOM PETTY October 20, 1950 – OCTOBER 02, 2017

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Thomas Earl Petty; better known as Tom Petty has died at the age of 66.  He would have turned 67 this month. On Sunday, October 1, 2017, Petty was found unconscious and in full cardiac arrest, at his home in Malibu, CA.   After a heartbeat was established by paramedics, he was rushed to UCLA Medical… Read more »


Country music icon GLEN CAMPBELL has died at the age of 81

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One of country music’s beloved singer, songwriter, musician, television host, and actor, The Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell, has died today from complications due to Alzheimer’s Disease. Campbell, who won five Grammy Awards, a Lifetime Achievement Award, and an inductee of the Country Music Hall of Fame, was diagnosed with the disease in 2011 at the age… Read more »


PHIL COLLEN Pens New Song In Tribute to Joe Satriani – “Yo to Joe (G4 Anthem)”

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  Def Leppard’s Lead Guitarist – Phil Collen – Joins Joe Satriani’s G4 Camp Pens New Song – “Yo To Joe (G4 Anthem)”- In Tribute To The Guitar Virtuoso. Soon after Def Leppard’s PHIL COLLEN was invited to join the annual G4 Experience, led by guitar great JOE SATRIANI, he was moved to write an… Read more »


JACKYL Celebrate Silver Anniversary With ‘25’ And Tour

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It’s an incredible accomplishment when a rock band has been successful enough to reach the 25-year mark since the release of their first album. And this year, raunchy southern rockers Jackyl have accomplished this feat, and are celebrating with an appropriately-titled compilation, ’25,’ which drops July 28 via Mighty Loud Records. The 18-track set (which… Read more »


WIFE OF EX-EAGLES MEMBER, RANDY MEISNER, DIES IN ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING

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The wife of former Eagles rock band bassist Randy Meisner was killed on Sunday evening in the couples’ Studio City home.   Lana Rae Meisner, was accidentally shot while trying to remove a gun from its case after a call was made to the police earlier that day to report domestic violence, police said on… Read more »


GLENN FREY, DEAD AT 67; GUITARIST AND FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE EAGLES

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The rumors are true; founding member and lead guitarist of  the Eagles, has passed away at the age of 67. Though information on the actual cause of death has not been confirmed yet, news agencies are reporting that Frey died of complications caused by rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia. Frey co-wrote and sang lead… Read more »


DROWNING POOL – To Hellelujah and Back

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With over a decade of performing and releasing music, Drowning Pool has become one of the most popular metal bands to come out of the lone star state since Pantera, King’s X and Galactic Cowboys.  Their angst-filled music has gone on to garner the band accolades with every release.  The last three LPs debuted in… Read more »


Scott Weiland’s Bandmate Arrested; Cocaine Found On Tour Bus

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Stone Temple Pilots lead singer, Scott Weiland has passed at the age of 48, in the early morning on December 4, 2015.  It was originally reported that Weiland died in a hotel room but those rumors were quashed as the news broke of finding him dead, in the bedroom of his tour bus. According to… Read more »


BUCKCHERRY TO RELEASE 7TH STUDIO ALBUM, ‘ROCK ‘N’ ROLL,’ ON AUGUST 21ST VIA F-BOMB RECORDS

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Los Angeles’ notorious, multi-platinum-selling rock band, Buckcherry, will release their 7th studio album, Rock ‘n’ Roll, on August 21st via F-Bomb Records/Caroline. In anticipation for the upcoming record, the band has premiered a new track/video for their first single, “Bring It On Back.   On their Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Los Angeles quintet—Josh Todd [vocals], Keith Nelson [guitar], Stevie D…. Read more »


HEART – Rock n’ Roll Trailblazers

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(wo͝om′ən) – LORD God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.” LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place.  Then the rib, which… Read more »


BLACK STAR RIDERS – The Killer Instinct

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Black Star Riders have definitely proven that they have “The Killer Instinct” with their second album released February 20, 2015 through Nuclear Blast Records. This was my first time hearing the band, and knowing they are made up of members from Thin Lizzy, I knew that this record would be the treasure it is. Produced… Read more »


RED – Of Beauty and Rage

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What is Red?  Some say it’s a color or the stop signs in our lives while others believe it represents passion—the love for another; and pain—the love for another.  It’s the blood coursing through our veins when oxygen hits—open and exposed.  Red is many things; a rose sparkling in the reflection of the beholder’s eyes… Read more »