Author Erica Banas

  • Erica Banas

    While the first rock song she ever memorized was "Bohemian Rhapsody" at age six, Erica credits AC/DC as the band that made her the rock and roll chick her friends and family know and love today. It should also be noted that the first man she ever loved was Jack Daniels and that she'll never be your beast of burden.

 

Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton on Joey Kramer’s Health, the Current Tour

Aerosmith’s “Let Rock Rule” tour was running without a hitch, until about two weeks ago, when the band had to cancel their show in Concord, Calif. after drummer Joey Kramer had to undergo a “minor medical procedure.” Read more...

New Billy Idol Album Coming Out October 21st

Billy Idol already has his memoir Dancing With Myself coming out October 7th, but he’s giving fans more, more, more with a new album! Read more...

Bob Dylan Announces North American Tour Dates

On the heels of the announcement of the release of The Basement Tapes Complete, Bob Dylan has announced a series of North American tour dates. Read more...

ZZ Top/Jeff Beck Tour Suspended; Beck Performing Select Remaining Tour Dates

Bad news for fans with tickets to upcoming dates for the ZZ Top/Jeff Beck tour as all remaining show have been temporarily suspended due to a recent injury sustained by ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill. Read more...

Def Leppard Performing Pre-Show At NFL International Series

The NFL will be bringing “Hysteria” one way or another with their upcoming International Series in London this September. Read more...

Robert Plant Says Upcoming Album Might Be His Last

Robert Plant has said many times this past year that he has no interest in a Led Zeppelin reunion, but could he be done with music completely? Read more...

"The Basement Tapes Complete" Coming Out November 4th

This is the mother lode for Bob Dylan and The Band fans the world over. Read more...

New Track From Stevie Nicks’s “24 Karat Gold” Now Streaming

Stevie Nicks has offered another glimpse into her new album 24 Karat Gold: Song From The Vault with the release of the lyric video for “Lady.” Read more...

Robert Plant Posts Second Short Film About New Album

Robert Plant’s new album lullaby And…The Ceaseless Roar comes out September 9th, and if fans wants to get to know Plant’s new band, The Sensational Space Shifters, check out his latest short film. Read more...

Joe Perry Announces Book Signing Tour

Aerosmith’s “Let Rock Rule” tour wraps up on September 12th, but Joe Perry already has a new “solo” tour scheduled Read more...

AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Confirms New Tour

While it was safe to assume that another AC/DC tour would be in the works after the release of their follow-up to 2008’s Black Ice, it never hurts to get confirmation from drummer Phil Rudd. Read more...

“Roger Waters: The Wall” Premiering At Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival set to take place next month has just received a heavy dose of rock and roll. Read more...

Richie Sambora Accepts Jon Bon Jovi’s Ice Bucket Challenge

It was the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that got Bon Jovi fans talking. Read more...

New Steven Tyler Song on “Sin City: A Dame To Kill For” Soundtrack

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For hits theaters tomorrow (August 22nd), but its soundtrack is already raising eyebrows with the inclusion of a bonus track that features Steven Tyler. Read more...

Out-Of-Print Posthumous Hendrix Albums Being Re-Released September 16th

The Cry Of Love and Rainbow Bridge, two Jimi Hendrix albums that have been out-of-print for a number of years, are finally getting the remaster treatment and will be re-released on September 16th. Read more...

U2 Confirms New Album Will Be Released This Year

After countless rumors about when U2’s 13th studio will come out, the band have decided to confirm that their next album will, in fact, be released by the end of this year. Read more...

Peter Frampton Discusses Cell Phone Throwing Incident

Peter Frampton made headlines recently when he took a cell phone away from a fan mid-performance and threw it to the back of the stage. Read more...

Listen to Mellencamp’s New Single “Troubled Man”

John Mellencamp’s new studio album Plain Spoken, his first in four years, comes out September 23rd, but he’s giving fans a sneak peak with the release of his lead single “Troubled Man.” Read more...

Stevie Nicks Holding Shawl Design Contest

Attention all fashion designers/flowy garment enthusiasts: Stevie Nicks is challenging you to create a new shawl for her! Read more...

Bon Jovi Nominates Sambora In Ice Bucket Challenge; Reunion Rumors Fly

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been making its rounds throughout the worlds of sports and entertainment, and it recently made its way to Jon Bon Jovi. Read more...