Viva Las Vegas! It’s just been announced that in honor of Def Leppard‘s residency Viva Hysteria!, Las Vegas mayor Carolyn Goodman has proclaimed TODAY – Friday, March 22nd ”Def Leppard Day.” Their 11 gig run at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino launches tonight and ends on April 13th. It’s not very often that the entire band are all together, in one place, for that long of time so we know they’ll make the absolute best of it. Read the rest of this entry »
Trevor Bolder dropped a welcomed zinger in a recent interview with Classic Rock magazine when he hinted that a Spiders From Mars reunion with an un-named vocalist was in the works. The said time frame is targeted to take place around Christmas 2013.
So, un-named vocalist yeah but what about the un-named guitarist?
Bass player and vocalist Gail Ann Dorsey and producer, arranger Tony Visconti posted status updates on Facebook yesterday as David Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’ officially hit the streets. Both Dorsey and Visconti who have partnered with Bowie for numerous records and tours had this to say about the release. Read the rest of this entry »
On January 8th 2013 while celebrating 25 years of creating under the guise of Weird and Gilly our well planned day took a drastic turn after signing on to the web before venturing out for our traditional festive dinner at Luigi’s in Akron, Ohio. SURPRISE!! Word had it: David Bowie had launched a brand new single for his 66th birthday and as music’s best kept secret went viral; we tuned in with the rest of the world, jaws dropped firmly on the ground. Read the rest of this entry »
Luv on ya,
Weird and Gilly 2013
Marc Bolan would’ve turned 65 years old today so we want to take a minute and salute our favorite cosmic rocker. He slides, he’s a dandy, he’s an elf, he’s a wizard, he’s the metal guru, he’s our jeepster and his spirit is alive and well. God bless his family, friends and fans on this very special day. Read the rest of this entry »
Ian Hunter is back “business as usual” and better than ever, returning with ‘When I’m President’ the first single from the album with the same name. Listen to the audio track (right now!!) and you’ll have to grin as Hunter along with his Rant Band tell it like it is.
‘When I’m President’ will be available in the UK on the 3rd of September and in the USA on the 4th and according to the info posted on the official website we have a lot to look forward to.
Pre-order the CD now through Propermusic.com or Amazon.co.uk. and prepare yourselves – Hunter may be stopping in your town on his tour. When he performs this new single you’re going to want to sing along, right? Let’s show Hunter that he’d have our vote for President in a heartbeat.
Listen to Ian Hunter’s ‘When I’m President’
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Ken Scott is legend in our world. Calling him an engineer or producer extraordinaire is putting it lightly for the man has been involved with some of our favorite records ever. Now, he’s written a memoir that details his career and notes how he achieved some of the sounds we’ve grown to cherish. Read the rest of this entry »