Tag Archives: Rock

Devin Townsend on Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger: “He is almost more like a scientist than he is a rock musician”

An unlikely friendship has been formed by two Canadian rock musicians — one the multiplatinum mainstream rock artist Chad Kroeger of Nickelback, and the other the unconventional metal musician Devin Townsend. Townsend recently spoke with Heavy Consequence about his latest album, the stylistically all-encompassing Empath, and also discussed his friendship with Kroeger, and the effect

LL Cool J wins trademark lawsuit over Rock the Bells Festival

Back in November, we learned that LL Cool J filed a trademark lawsuit against the promoters behind the hip-hop music festival Rock the Bells for lifting the name from his 1985 single. Well, he won. #mamasaidknockyouout According to Billboard, a California federal judge has ruled that Guerrilla Union must refrain from using the title without his

Chris Rock roasts Jussie Smollett at NAACP Image Awards: “What the hell was he thinking?”

Over the weekend, Jussie Smollett was up for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama at the 50th NAACP Image Awards, which he ultimately lost to Jesse Williams of Grey’s Anatomy. While the Empire star opted not to attend the ceremony, Chris Rock still got in some punches. During the ceremony at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, Rock presented

Trent Reznor inducts The Cure into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Watch

The 2019 class of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were inducted on Friday during a ceremony at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Among the seven prestigious inductees were new wave pioneers The Cure. Despite his past feelings about the Hall of Fame, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor was tapped to formally induct the iconic English outfit. Reznor

The Cure perform at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Watch

The Cure were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night, during a ceremony held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. On hand to introduce the iconic UK outfit was none other than Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, who delivered an extremely personal and heartfelt speech. Following their induction, The Cure took

Janelle Monáe inducts Janet Jackson into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Watch

Friday night saw the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class of 2019 formally inducted during a ceremony at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Helping welcome pop icon Janet Jackson into the ranks of music history was an artist some might describe as the heir apparent to Miss Jackson’s legacy, Janelle Monáe. Having the Dirty Computer singer welcome

Donald Trump and Kid Rock go golfing

As the nation waits the results of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Donald Trump bided his time with… Kid Rock. The two hit the links at Trump International in Mar-A-Lago, Florida on Saturday. Kid Rock shared a photo of the pair on social media. Outfitted in American flag pants and