Wayne's World, Party Time, Excellent

On this day (February 24th) in 1992, the movie Wayne's World hit theaters. The first of two film adaptations of the popular Saturday Night Live sketch, starring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, became a '90s icon. It also spawned several popular catchphrases like "party on," "schwing" and "we're not worthy." The movie also made Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" a huge hit, nearly 20 years after its original release. Read more...

In 1964 The Beatles fly home to England

The Fab Four leave Miami for New York on National Airlines and switch to Pan Am for their transatlantic flight back to London. At Kennedy Airport, there is another emotional scene with thousands of frenzied fans cheering for their new heroes. Along with memories and souvenirs, Newsweek reported that The Beatles took back one other item from the US -- a Capitol Records royalty check for $253,000. Read more...

VAN HALEN: Where Is David Lee Roth?

It doesn't look like Van Halen has anything lined up past next month's release of a live album with David Lee Roth. Asked about the band's plans following his participation in a program called What it Means to Be American Thursday in Washington, D.C., Eddie Van Halen said, "Depends on everybody’s timing. I don’t know what Dave is up to now. I don’t know if he’s living in New York or Japan or wherever he is."

Tokyo Dome - Live in Concert will be out on March 31st. Van Halen's last studio album was A Different Kind of Truth in 2012. (Premiere)


DON McLEAN: Selling "American Pie" Lyrics

Don McLean will auction the original handwritten lyrics for "American Pie." The singer songwriter tells Rolling Stone, "I'm going to be 70 this year. I have two children and a wife, and none of them seem to have the mercantile instinct. I want to get the best deal that I can for them. It's time." Christie's auction house, which will conduct the sale April 7th, estimates the value at $1.5 million. (Premiere) Read more...

JIMMY PAGE: In His Time of Dying (With Audio)

Last year Jimmy Page published his autobiography in photo form. But he says he wouldn't want to have a traditional memoir published until after he dies.

He explains that he doesn't want to "get caught up in legal wranglings. I just want to be able to do a book, say what it was and then let it be released. That's all."


LED ZEPPELIN: Trampled Under Brandy & Coke

Led Zeppelin has offered up another sneak peek at the upcoming deluxe reissue of their 1975 album, Physical Graffiti. Titled "Brandy and Coke," it's an early mix of "Trampled Under Foot." It is one of seven bonus tracks on the album, which comes out on February 24th, 40 years to the day of the original release. Read more...


Def Leppard to appear at DTE July 17th


 Tickets on Sale Starting Feb. 20 at LiveNation.com

Styx and Tesla Set To Join The Tour As Special Guests – 

“…the greatest power-pop band ever to masquerade as metal."

- New York Magazine


I Love The Way Bands Weave Real Life Into Lyrics

The Grateful Dead are arrested for possession of L-S-D and barbiturates in New Orleans. The incident is later incorporated into the lyrics of "Truckin." (1970) Read more...