Apparently it’s not money that Robert Plant is looking for… he walked away from a 35-date tour that would have netted Led Zeppelin nearly $800 million.
He literally ripped up the contract in front of stunned promoters.
Richard Branson had a big plan to reunite Led Zeppelin and the promoters had gotten the green light from the other band members.
The mega deal would have paid Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones roughly $300 million apiece, before taxes. The 35 shows would have been split between London, Berlin and a site in New Jersey.
The other guys in the band lobbied hard for Plant to join in but he wouldn’t change his mind.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is no longer facing a charge of attempting to procure a murder.
Rudd was accused of attempting to hire one person to kill two others, and of threatening to kill another. He was also charged with possession of methamphetamine and cannabis.
Authorities decided there wasn’t enough evidence to justify the charge, so they tossed it.
Rudd’s lawyer says his client has “suffered unnecessary and extremely damaging publicity as a result of widespread and sensational reporting of a very serious allegation, which, on any basis, was never justified. The damage to Mr. Rudd is incalculable.”
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler said he hasn’t read bandmate Joe Perry’s book because he has to share a stage with him next year.
Tyler said he wants to “love the son of a bitch.”
He said he might read the book after their next tour is done but Perry hasn’t read his book either.
Perry’s book, “Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith” was released earlier this year.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine said the band will go in the recording studio in January. The band is finishing up the writing process right now for the new album.
Mustaine said they will be touring the U.S. and South America next August with a huge English metal band. He is hoping to have the new album out sometime next summer.
Megadeth’s last album, “Super Collider came out in 2013.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd allegedly attempted to hire a hitman to kill two people.
The 60-year-old was in a New Zealand court yesterday for a brief appearance.
Rudd is accused of attempting to hire one person to kill two others in September, but no word on who he wanted dead.
After a raid on his house, Phil was also charged with possession of methamphetamine and cannabis.
For now, Rudd is out on bail until November 27 when he goes back to court.
Do we even need to make a Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap joke?
Her’es a teaser for the movie “Hardcore” (created by the same guy who brought you “Bad Motherf&*#ker“). This movie is pretty much done, but they have an Indiegogo page to help finish it up and so the creator can maintain creative control. Could you handle a full-length movie like this on the big screen?
If you haven’t seen a Kevin Spacey impression video, stop what you’re doing and close your eyes. This guy nails them every time.
We can laugh becuase no one got hurt, right? Either way, pretty cool way to watch $200 Million burn up!
Staind singer Aaron Lewis apologized for messing up the National Anthem before Game 5 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
Lewis mixed up several of the songs lyrics.
His apology read:
“All I can say is I’m sorry and ask for the Nation’s forgiveness. My nerves got the best of me and I am completely torn up about what happened. America is the greatest country in the world. The Star-Spangled Banner means so much to so many, including myself. I hope everyone can understand the intensity of the situation and my true intent of this performance.
“I hope that the Nation, Major League Baseball and the many fans of our national pastime can forgive me.”
Anthony Vincent of Ten Second Songs is a cover artist master, recreating popular songs in countless different styles and genres. In honor of Halloween, Vincent covered Michael Jackson’s spookiest hit single Thriller in 20 different Halloween/heavy metal styles, such as Ozzy, Marilyn Manson, and more! Happy Halloween!