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.

 

Bob Seger Adds More Dates To North American Tour

Bob Seger is going to “Ride Out” his North American tour a little bit longer. Read more...

U2 Delivering Twice The Show At Each Tour Stop?

As is has been for the past couple of decades, with every U2 album release comes a massive world tour to follow. This time around, however, it sounds like the band are looking to really shake things up. Read more...

VIDEO: Springsteen Super-Fans Rave About New Box Set After Listening Party

A number of artists are releasing grand box sets in time for the holidays, and among them is The Boss with Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol.1 1973-1984. Read more...

Music From Tony Iommi To Be Featured On ‘CSI’

While Black Sabbath are waiting until the new year to begin their final studio album, Tony Iommi isn’t wasting any time writing new music, and fans will be able to hear it really soon. Read more...

VIDEO: Stones Perform “Bitch” In Australia For First Time In Over A Decade

The Rolling Stones sure are having fun with their set list. Well…at least their fans are. Read more...

New Paul Simon Exhibit To Open At Rock Hall

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland is always looking to offer their visitors the chance to learn more about their favorite artists, and with their latest exhibit highlighting the career of Paul Simon, visitors will get a very personal look at one of music’s greatest singer-songwriters. Read more...

Alice Cooper News Round-Up: New Tour Dates, TMZ Sports Video

Alice Cooper is going to continue to “Raise the Dead” well into 2015! Read more...

Jimmy Page Talks New Zeppelin Reissues

Led Zeppelin IV and Houses of the Holy, the second rollout of albums from the Led Zeppelin catalog reissue campaign, are out today (October 28th). The campaign, itself, was spearheaded by Jimmy Page, who personally remastered every album in Zeppelin’s catalog and even managed to unearth never-before-released mixes and demos to be included in each album’s re-release. Read more...

Eric Clapton Posts Guitar Track Tribute To Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton posted a touching tribute to his late-Cream bandmate Jack Bruce on his Facebook page in the form of a guitar track. Read more...

Paul McCartney Takes Part In Surprise Chat At Florida College

It must be nice to attend the same college as Arlen Blakeman, who happens to be Paul McCartney’s step-son through his latest marriage with Nancy Shevell, because sometimes the rock legend will stop by and take part in a surprise chat on campus just like he did last week. Read more...

WATCH: Video For Alt. Mix Of Zeppelin’s “Rock And Roll”

With the reissues of 'Led Zeppelin IV' and 'Houses of the Holy' due out tomorrow (October 28th), fans have been treated to one last video from Led Zeppelin containing the alternative mix of “Rock And Roll.” Read more...

Jack Bruce: 1943-2014

The rock world mourns the loss of another legend. Read more...

Joan Jett Clothing Line To Be Sold At Hot Topic Starting November 4th

If you’re finding more and more teens and early twenty-somethings walking around looking like Joan Jett’s doppelganger in the coming weeks, there’s good reason for it. Read more...

Pink Floyd News Round-Up: Mason’s Waters/Stalin Comparison, ‘The Endless River’ Pre-Order Sales

Roger Waters and Joseph Stalin. Two completely different people, right? Not if you ask Nick Mason. Read more...

LISTEN: Alt. Mix of “Stairway To Heaven”

With how ingrained into the rock lexicon “Stairway To Heaven” is, it’s hard to imagine a different cut of the track, but alas, it does exist and will be released on the companion disc of the Led Zeppelin IV reissue due out October 28th. Read more...

AC/DC’s ‘Rock Or Bust’ Already Projected For Big First Week Numbers

With a little more than a month away from its December 2nd release, industry folks are already banking on big numbers from AC/DC’s new album Rock Or Bust. Read more...

Cream Vinyl Box Set Due Out November 24th

Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton have something special in store just in time for the holidays. Read more...

Who Postpone First Two Dates On 50th Anniversary Tour

Who fans in Dublin and Belfast will have to wait just a bit longer for the band’s 50th anniversary tour to roll through town. Read more...

Top 5 Stuttering Songs

Stuttering…you would think this speech disorder would hinder rock and roll greatness, but it’s found in some of our favorite songs, and, in fact, helps make them the classics we know and love today. In honor of Stuttering Awareness Day (October 22nd), here’s our top five favorite stuttering songs: Read more...

Record Store Day Black Friday Includes Beatles, Hendrix and More!

Record Store Day isn’t just a once-a-year occurrence anymore! Read more...