Malcolm Young Breaks from AC/DC Because of Health

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Malcolm Young Breaks from AC/DC Because of Health Co-founder of AC/DC, Malcolm Young announces his departure from the Australian classic rock band for “ill health” and to focus on getting better. The announce was posted on the band’s Facebook page Wednesday which came from the 61-year-old guitarist after dedicating 40 years to the rock band.  No details were provided on his health...

Deftones Remember Chi Cheng with Unreleased Track

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Deftones Remember Chi Cheng with Unreleased Track Deftones release an unreleased track to remember bassist Chi Cheng who was put in a coma for almost five years, before succumbing to death in April 2013. One of rocks best groups takes time to pay tribute to their friend talents with and unreleased track  “Smile” from the now-shelved Eros album which the band was recording when tragedy struck...

Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Dead

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Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Dead Dave Brockie of Gwar was found dead sitting upright in a chair at his Richmond, VA home on Sunday morning. CelebNMusic247.com has learned that Brockie a.k.a. Oderus Urungus lead singer of the crazy costumed speed metal band Gwar is dead at age 50. The news comes from NY DailyNews who reports: We’re told foul play is not suspected … and one law enforcement...

OutKast and The Cure Headline BottleRock Napa 2014

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OutKast and The Cure Headline BottleRock Napa 2014 CelebNMusic247.com is proud to announce that BottleRock Napa 2014 lineup has been revealed with Outkast, The Cure and Eric Church as the Headlining acts for the 3-Day festival. Great news music lovers, OutKast and The Cure are headlining BottleRock Napa 2014 and the Lineup for the 3 day festival has been revealed this week.  It’s a music...

AWOLNATION Working with Former Journey Singer Steve Perry

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(CelebNMusic247 - News) AWOLNATION Working with Former Journey Singer Steve Perry? AWOLNATION is apparently getting some help from former Journey singer Steve Perry on the group’s next album. Aaron Bruno, AWOLNATION frontman tells Rolling Stone: Perry is one of the “massive surprises” that could happen as they work on the follow-up to their debut Megalithic Symphony. But Bruno...

B.R. Cohn Fall Music Festival and Charity

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(CelebNMusic247-News) B.R. Cohn Fall Music Festival and Charity B.R. Cohn prensents the 27th annual Charity Events Fall Music Festival & Celebrity Golf Tournament featuring rock legends, The Doobie Brothers, Heart, Bad Company, Pablo Cruise and more. Join Bruce Cohn, The Doobie Brothers, Heart, Bad Company with Paul Rodgers, Pablo Cruise and the Gin Blossoms for the 27th Anniversary B.R....

Beartooth Heading on Tour with August Burns Red

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(CelebNMusic247-News) Beartooth Heading on Tour with August Burns Red Beartooth, the new metalcore band from Caleb Shomo of former Attack Attack!, announces today they will hit the road with August Burns Red, Blessthefall and Defeater this Fall on a two month U.S. tour. This announcement comes on the heels of the band’s debut EP, Sick, just released in July after the band signed with Red Bull...

Thirty Seconds To Mars Nabs 3 VMA Nominations

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(CelebNMusic247-News) Thirty Seconds To Mars Nabs 3 VMA Nominations Thirty Seconds To Mars have been nominated for three 2013 VMA Awards for the short film for their single “Up In The Air,” making them the most nominated rock band this year. The video directed by long-time collaborator Bartholomew Cubbins will compete for Best Rock Video, Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography at the 2013...

Def Leppard Guitarist Battling Cancer

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(CelebNMusic247-News) Def Leppard Guitarist Battling Cancer The 50 year-old rocker, Vivian Campbell is battling cancer, after going in for tests earlier this year after developing a “cough that wouldn’t quit.” Medics have since diagnosed him with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and recommended a six-month bout of chemotherapy. Vivian Campbell joined the Pour Some Sugar on Me hit-makers...

The Doors’ Ray Manzarek Dead at 74

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(CelebNMusic247-News) The Doors‘ Ray Manzarek Dead at 74 The iconic and legendary LA rock band The Doors founding keyboardist and member Ray Manzarek has passed away. According to the band’s Facebook page, Ray Manzarek, who co-founded “The Doors” with Jim Morrison in 1965 and played keyboard has died at 74. Manzarek, died in Germany Monday after a long fight with...
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