Former Motorhead guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke Dead at 67 – Our Tribute

“RIP Fast Eddie Clarke – 5th October 1950 – 10th January 2018.” He was the last surviving member of Motörhead’s classic trio. Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor (who died in 2015) that introduced Clarke to Lemmy who we also lost in 2015. He was with the band from 1976 until 1982. […]

Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas dead at 76 – Our Tribute

He died at his home after a battle with prostate cancer. His record company released the following statement, “It is with profound sorrow and sadness that Cherry Red Records and Esoteric Recordings regret to announce that Ray Thomas, founder member, flutist and vocalist of the Moody Blues, passed away suddenly […]

Ritchie Blackmore Is Ready To Rejoin Deep Purple in 2018

Is it possible? Could Ritchie Blackmore actually rejoin Deep Purple? According to his wife he is ready. Watch the video for more info. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 33 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as […]

Donald Fagen Describes Painful Last Meeting With A Very Ill Walter Becker

Losing a long time band-mate can be as painful as saying goodbye to ones spouse. There’s always much history there, trust, understanding, discovery etc. Donald Fagen opened up to Rolling Stone magazine about his last meeting with his, then, very sick band-mate Walter Becker who we lost on September 3rd […]

Rob Halford of Judas Priest Reads His Rock Hall Of Fame Rejection Letter Live On Air

It was a letter from Greg Harris, President and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. One fan online described the letter as “You stink but we’ll let you through the doors” Halford was at the Phoenix radio station 100.7 KSLX talking about the inductees Front-man says his […]

Rock Hall of Fame Class 2018 Includes Bon Jovi, Cars, Moody Blues, Dire Straits

Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, The Cars, The Moody Blues and Dire Straits and Sister Rosetta Tharpe are set to be inducted for the class of 2018. The rejected list includes Judas Priest, Radiohead, Kate Bush, Rage Against The Machine, Depeche Mode, Eurythmics, MC5 and LL Cool J.. John Beaudin has […]

10 Christmas Rock Songs That We Love with John Beaudin

Dokken – Santa Clause Is Coning To Town There’s a great rock driving riff on this one and at times it might be easy to forget that it is indeed a Christmas song. As one fans said on YouTube Rockin’ to Dokken at Christmas. John Levin on guitar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLp-DCKYtt8 Halford […]