Category Archives: Rock News

THIRTY BINGEWORTHY YEARS OF HYSTERIA

THIRTY BINGEWORTHY YEARS OF HYSTERIA

(pictured: Rock 100.5 winners Pam & David backstage the night we gave the get well card to Viv Campbell)   How do you turn a single CD into a 5 CD, 2 DVD package of bingeworthy rock? Ask Def Leppard – they’ve done it!  To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the “Hysteria” album, the band…MORE

MORE TRIBUTES TO CHRIS AND GREGG

MORE TRIBUTES TO CHRIS AND GREGG

The tributes continue to flow as music fans come to grips with the recent deaths of Chris Cornell and Gregg Allman.  Casting Cornell as his “older brother”, Eddie Vedder gave a moving speech about him during a concert Tuesday night (6/6) in London, and you can read the transcript here, or see it on the…MORE

THE WALKING ROCKER (Michael Anthony)

THE WALKING ROCKER (Michael Anthony)

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles is having fundraiser on June 17th called “Walk L.A”, and a special walker that day will be former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony . It’s not well known, but Anthony’s grandson Rex “left us after only two short weeks of life” and as he says, he’s walking “to also help…MORE

GREGG ALLMAN – A Tribute + Interview

GREGG ALLMAN – A Tribute + Interview

With the passing of Gregg Allman, there has been an outpouring of comments from people describing what he meant to them and the development of not just Rock music or Southern Rock…but MUSIC itself.  If you haven’t had a chance to listen, check out the final interview he did with Rock 100.5 from last October…MORE

GNR BEEFS UP SECURITY FOR SLANE CASTLE SHOW

GNR BEEFS UP SECURITY FOR SLANE CASTLE SHOW

The stage for Guns N Roses is under construction at historic Slane Castle in Ireland, and the band is ready to take on any potential terror threats with a lot of extra security for the show on Sunday. In the wake of the tragedy in Manchester, England, GNR will protect their expected 83,000 fans with…MORE

ABOUT CHRIS CORNELL: INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN MARTIN of CANDLEBOX

ABOUT CHRIS CORNELL: INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN MARTIN of CANDLEBOX

  Interview With Kevin Martin Of Candlebox…On The Loss Of His Friend Chris Cornell May 19th, 2017 (Atlanta, Ga) – Chris Cornell, the powerful, influential singer whose band Soundgarden was one of the godfathers of grunge music, died on Wednesday night in Detroit just hours after the band had performed there. He was 52. Friday…MORE

TRIBUTE TO CHRIS CORNELL (audio)

TRIBUTE TO CHRIS CORNELL (audio)

Nothing can bring him back, and the official word that his death was a suicide only adds to the tragedy, but we thought you would like to hear a tribute to Chris Cornell in his own words and music.MORE

INTERVIEW: BRIT FLOYD’s Damian Darlington

INTERVIEW: BRIT FLOYD’s Damian Darlington

BRIT FLOYD brings an amazing Pink Floyd experience and their “Immersion” tour to the Fox Theatre on May 25th.  Rock 100.5’s Jay Philpott got a chance to talk to Damian Darlington, the founder and leader of Brit Floyd.  Listen to the interview below, check out the band’s official site here and get to the Fox…MORE

CHRIS CORNELL – DEAD AT 52

CHRIS CORNELL – DEAD AT 52

This story is just breaking, and there is much more to come – CHRIS CORNELL is dead at the age of 52.  Details are very thin, but at this time, police in Detroit are saying this might have been a suicide.  Soundgarden was just here in Atlanta on May 3rd. We will update you all…MORE

SMITH’S OLDE BAR – MUSICARES BENEFIT

SMITH’S OLDE BAR – MUSICARES BENEFIT

This Saturday night, there’s a special benefit for Musicares.org at Smith’s Olde Bar MusiCares.org is the charitable foundation of the Grammys, and help musicians when they have catastrophic health concerns or other events in their lives where a helping hand is needed. Every penny from this show will be donated to MusiCares, so if you love…MORE

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