Author Troy Frisby

  • Troy Frisby

    The phrase “pop culture enthusiast” doesn’t even begin to describe Troy Frisby. He’s obsessed with anything even remotely related to TV (anything with a script), pop music (anything with a beat) and Rose McGowan (no exceptions), not to mention his secret affinity for vaudeville. In his spare time, he’s generally still researching those very same things, so don’t even try to beat him at pop culture trivia.

 

Happy Birthday, Ric Ocasek!

As the leader and singer of The Cars, Ric Ocasek has certainly made a name for himself, and he celebrates a birthday today! Read more...

Remembering George Harrison on His Birthday

Born and bred in Liverpool, England, George Harrison – with a little help from his friends – would go on to be a part of one of the most revered bands in rock history. Read more...

KISS’s Paul Stanley Slams Rock Hall Nomination

Amid all the hubbub over which current and former KISS members will take the stage for the band’s Rock Hall induction, the honor itself has fallen by the wayside. Read more...

Meat Loaf Finally Explains THAT “I’d Do Anything for Love” Lyric

Few would call Meat Loaf a man of mystery, that there has been one thing about him that has always been kept secret… until now. Read more...

Surviving Doors Members Planning Ray Manzarek Tribute

Robby Krieger confirms that he and John Densmore are working on a tribute to the late Ray Manzarek later this year. Read more...

Dusty Hill on ZZ Top’s Longevity: “We Still Love It”

ZZ Top has been rockin’ together for more than 40 years, and according to Dusty Hill, there are no plans to stop now. Read more...

Tony Iommi: Sabbath Is “Too Busy” to Record

Since it took 35 years for Ozzy Osbourne to reunite with Black Sabbath on a new LP, fans might not want to get their hopes up on an imminent follow-up to 13. Read more...

Brian May Hints at New Queen Album & Tour in 2014

Though the Freddie Mercury biopic has been languishing in development for the past several months, 2014 is still shaping up to be a great year for Queen fans. Read more...

KISS’s Gene Simmons Heading to “CSI”

Does “CSI” secretly stand for “'Christine Sixteen' Investigation”? Read more...

Reunited 3.0: Paul & Ringo Returning to the Ed Sullivan Theater

After years apart, it seems like Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are having a field day celebrating the 50th anniversary of their Ed Sullivan Show debut. Read more...

Fleetwood Mac to Record New Album with Christine McVie

After years of going her own way, Christine McVie has rejoined Fleetwood Mac. Read more...

Ace Frehley Won’t Perform in Same Makeup as Tommy Thayer at Rock Hall Reunion


Though KISS’s upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame should be a source of joy for the longtime rockers, it wouldn’t be a rock ‘n’ roll reunion without a little drama. Read more...

Def Leppard Speaks Out About One Direction Song Controversy

The members of Def Leppard have spoken out, dismissing rumors that they plan to take legal action against One Direction. Read more...

Updates on Bruce Springsteen’s Forthcoming Album and 2014 Tour

Bruce Springsteen's fans have Tom Morello to thank for getting the ball rolling on The Boss's highly-anticipated new album, High Hopes. Find out why! Read more...

U2's Latest Single Eligible for Academy Award Nomination

With less than three months before the 86th Academy Awards, the 75 songs eligible to compete in the best original song category have been announced, and U2's recent single "Ordinary Love" is among them. Read more...

Bob Dylan Twitter Hoax Revealed

On Friday morning, an account named @BobDylanTweets started posting tweets, claiming to be the iconic singer-songwriter. Read more...

U2 Releases New Version of “Breathe” in Honor of Nelson Mandela

When the great Nelson Mandela passed away last week at the age of 95, the civil rights leader was mourned across the world. In response to the loss, U2 released an acoustic “Mandela Version” of their song “Breathe” on their official website. Read more...

Mick Jagger to Sing on Brother’s Upcoming Record

Mick Jagger is basking in the brotherly love this week. The Rolling Stones legend has agreed to perform on the forthcoming record from his younger brother, Chris Jagger. Read more...

Eddie Van Halen Admits to Destroying Vintage Guitars

Eddie Van Halen is famous for what he can do with a guitar, but the rocker himself has shared the ugly truth about what he’s done to a few of them. Read more...

Journey’s Neal Schon Releasing Box Set with Collaborator Jan Hammer

Journey’s Neal Schon and drummer Jan Hammer have decided that it’s “Time Again” to reignite their partnership. The musicians announced on today (December 5) that they will release a digital box set of the two albums they recorded together in the early ‘80s. Read more...