Dave Swanson is a writer and musician from Cleveland, Ohio. He has spent a lifetime obsessed with all things Rock & Roll. Dave has written for a variety of publications including Shindig!, Bucketful Of Brains, The Cleveland Scene and The Cleveland Plain Dealer. He hosts his own radio show, has promoted concerts and played in several bands including, but not limited to, Rainy Day Saints, New Salem Witch Hunters, The Cynics, Chamber Strings, Guided By Voices, Death Of Samantha, and Captain Groovy & His Bubblegum Army. Favorite bands-Cheap Trick, The Monkees, Sparks, Motorhead, Beach Boys, Rockpile, XTC,Van Der Graaf Generator, Sweet, Bob Dylan,etc. Favortie color- paisley. Sign-Scorpio. Favorite Movies-Love And Death, Don't Look Back & Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls. Political party-Mod & Rocker. Religion-Rock & Roll. His biggest regret is having no regrets. If not playing, writing, reading about, listening to, or discussing music, he is most likely dead.
Angus & Malcolm Young’s First Recordings To Be Reissued
The Marcus Hook Roll Band, which featured Angus & Malcolm Young, will re-issue their 1973 album.
Eddie Money Wants to Punch Kenny Loggins
It seems that singer Eddie Money not only has two tickets to paradise, but two fists ready to aim at Mr. Footloose himself, Kenny Loggins.
Scott Asheton of the Stooges Dies
The original drummer for the legendary Stooges, Scott Asheton, has died.
Brian Johnson, Zakk Wylde + More Share Their Favorite ‘Spinal Tap’ Scenes
Several rock stars discuss their favorite scenes from 'This Is Spinal Tap.'
Jimi Hendrix Stamp Issued
The U.S. Postal Service has released a stamp commemorating Jimi Hendrix.
Paul Stanley Says He Felt ‘Betrayed’ by Gene Simmons in the ’80s
Paul Stanley speaks about the difficulties he had with Gene Simmons in the '80s.
Motorhead, Megadeth And Anthrax Announced for ‘Motorboat’ Cruise
Despite his recent health issues, Lemmy is gearing up to rock and roll on the high seas — all aboard the SS Motorhead!! Motorhead, Megadeth, and Anthrax are teaming up for the first annual ‘Motorboat’ cruise. Also along to make waves will be Zakk Wylde, Danko Jones, Fireball Min…
Updated: Kiss Sued For Unpaid Royalties By Eric Carr’s Family
Update 3/12: Both Carr’s family and Kiss singer / guitarist Paul Stanley have denied that Carr’s family is actually involved in this lawsuit. Get the full details here. The family of the late Eric Carr, former drummer for Kiss, has filed a lawsuit against the group alleging that they a…
Santana Reveals Cover Art, Release Date for ‘Corazon’
The cover art for the highly anticipated new album from Santana has just been revealed. ‘Corazon,‘ set for release May 6, is the very first all-Latin music album from the guitar legend. It features contributions from ChocQuibTown, Lila Downs, Gloria Estefan, Fabulosos Cadillacs, Juanes…
Rush To Issue Deluxe Vinyl Edition Of Their 1974 Debut
Hard to believe, but 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the self-titled debut album from Rush. To celebrate this milestone, ‘Rush’ is being re-issued on April 15 in a special vinyl deluxe edition box. The record will be on 220-gram vinyl, which has been re-mastered using the Direc…
Beatles Parody Band The Rutles Announce 2014 U.K. Tour
The Rutles, aka the Pre-Fab Four, pioneers of the ‘Rutland Sound,’ have found their “get up and go” and are returning to the concert stage. They will play 19 dates — listed below — across the U.K. in May. Of course, the Rutles were born from the minds of Nei…
Iggy Pop Set To Host BBC Radio Show
The legendary Iggy Pop is stepping behind a microphone of a different sort as he will host a music show on the BBC. Beginning March 9, Iggy can be heard Sundays from 4 to 6pm (UK time) on BBC 6. He is taking over the time slot previously hosted by Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker. “The […]