Wolfgang Van Halen’s debut single “Distance” has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Airplay chart. Released under Wolfgang’s Mammoth WVH, the single is a tribute to his late father Eddie Van Halen. The video for the song featured home movies of Eddie and Wolfgang, and since its release it has earned over 4 million views on YouTube. In addition to topping the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, “Distance” also hit No. 1 on the MediaBase and BDS Active Rock Radio charts.
Metallica celebrate ‘Master Of Puppets’ 35th anniversary with ‘Battery’ performance on Late Show with Colbert
Metallica celebrated the 35th anniversary of their groundbreaking LP Master Of Puppets by performing its opening track, “Battery,” on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Colbert introduced the song noting that Master of Puppets had “such an impact that it was added to National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.”
Like fellow 2021 nominee Carole King, Tina Turner is already in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: She was inducted with Ike Turner in 1991 for their groundbreaking soul and R&B music. However, the Tennessee native born Anna Mae Bullock is now up for a second Rock Hall induction for her solo work.
Van Morrison has announced the release of a new album, Latest Record Project: Volume 1. The two-disc, 28-track double LP will arrive on May 7.
Members of Sum 41, CKY and Beasto Blanco amongst others have come joined together for their cover of Alice in Chains’ “Would?” Sum 41’s Dave Brownsound, CKY’s Jess Margera, Beasto Blanco’s Chuck Garric and Jean Genus, bassist for Hank Von Hell, joined forces to pay tribute to the band.