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Tag Archives: Tom Petty

Reports: Tom Petty, Dolores O’Riordan both overdosed on opioids

Posted by on January 20, 2018

The alternative and rock world is  still reeling from the untimely death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan. Only 46, she was found dead in a hotel room earlier this week just before she was set to add guest vocals to Bad Wolves’ cover of their 1994 hit “Zombie.” And while there were immediately rumors that […]

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Spotify hit with $1.6 billion lawsuit over Rage Against the Machine, Tom Petty, Weezer songs

Posted by on January 2, 2018

If the last few years has taught us anything about consumption of music, it’s that streaming is the preferred method of hearing it. Yet as Spotify, Apple Music,  Tidal, Amazon and more continue to capture the ears and wallets of music lovers everywhere, it’s still kind of the wild west out there when it comes […]

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Foo Fighters, Cloakroom cover Tom Petty

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Yesterday, Tom Petty suddenly died at the relatively young age of 66, having just wrapped up a tour last week. As the tributes continue to roll in from countless musicians and those who he influenced, it’s obvious that Petty and his music  touched a large swath of artists just beyond rock. Foo Fighters have covered […]

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Rockers react to Tom Petty’s death

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Legendary rocker Tom Petty died last night (2nd) after suffering from cardiac arrest and was rushed to the hospital. There were several reports that he was declared dead. However, at that time, he was clinging on for life, and after CBS reported he’d passed, they were forced to retract that statement after the LAPD said […]

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Maynard James Keenan talks military service’s application to music

Posted by on October 6, 2016

Ok, so we get it: there won’t be a Tool album coming for a while yet. Or hey, who knows, it could come out tomorrow. Regardless, it’s in the oven and we’ll eventually have a hot, steaming helping of Tool that the band’s been slaving over in a hot studio for ten years now. In the time […]

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Baroness To Play Bonnaroo 2013 With The Likes Of Paul McCartney, R. Kelly And More

Posted by on February 19, 2013

Just minutes ago, Weird Al Yankovic hosted BLAM (the Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon). During this live web stream, Weird Al revealed the lineup one by one to this year’s Bonaroo. Now with the “lineup announcement” portion done, let’s take a look at who’ll be playing the three-day June festival. Staying true to its reputation, Bonnaroo’s […]

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How The Battle For Copyright Law Might Affect Metal

Posted by on September 8, 2011

As you may know, record labels and musicians are preparing to battle it out over copyright laws concerning ownership over albums. This all pertains to a U.S. copyright law that was amended in 1976, giving artists the right to regain rights to their work after 35 years. Thus, the first batch of albums created after […]

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