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The Weekend Bone Planner for September 14-17

The Weekend Bone Planner for September 14-17

Baby Huey and Chasta are back with another episode of the Weekend Bone Planner giving you all the best bay area rock shows for this weekend. Thursday, September 14 Cornerstone – Berkeley Fastball Wolves in Argyle Friday, September 15 Spancky’s Bar – Cotati Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers Slim’s – San Francisco The Living End…

Baby Huey and Chasta backstage at Vans Warped Tour 2017

Baby Huey and Chasta backstage at Vans Warped Tour 2017

The Vans Warped Tour has a storied history of getting together the best rock bands around, and this year was no different. Join Baby Huey and Chasta as they visit backstage with some of the biggest bands from the tour.

Kirk Hammett talks touring, his horror movie poster collection, burritos and more

Kirk Hammett talks touring, his horror movie poster collection, burritos and more

Metallica is currently on their “WorldWired” tour in support of their latest album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. Baby Huey and Chasta got the chance to sit down in an exclusive interview with guitarist Kirk Hammett before Metallica’s performance at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, August 12. Chasta: Today is a big day for you.…

Adam Lambert says first shows with Queen were ‘terrifying’

Adam Lambert says first shows with Queen were ‘terrifying’

While touring alongside Queen, Adam Lambert has had the tough task of filling Freddie Mercury’s shoes and now Lambert says the first shows with Queen made him shake in his boots. Lambert first gained notoriety in 2009 after he was named the runner-up on season eight of American Idol. During the season eight finale of the…

Cliff Burton’s 92 year-old father still goes to Metallica shows

Cliff Burton’s 92 year-old father still goes to Metallica shows

Late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton passed away in 1986 in a tragic bus accident, but his father carries on his legacy by still attending Metallica concerts across the globe. At the ripe age of 92, Ray Burton has been spotted at recent Metallica concerts as they’ve toured the globe on their 2017 WorldWired tour, posing…

Bruce Springsteen takes his talents to Broadway

Bruce Springsteen takes his talents to Broadway

Bruce Springsteen has been selling out arena shows for years with the E Street Band, but now he is stripping it down and heading to Broadway for an intimate solo show experience at The Walter Kerr Theater. ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ will feature an eight-week slew of performances starting October 3 through November 26 with five…

Metallica plays stylistic national anthem at Giants game

Metallica plays stylistic national anthem at Giants game

It’s Metallica night at the ballpark, a night celebrating all things metal and of course all things Metallica. To kick off the night, lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and lead singer James Hetfield came out and played a metal version of the National Anthem.

Foo Fighters play last-minute Lollapalooza aftershow

Foo Fighters play last-minute Lollapalooza aftershow

Although the Foo Fighters weren’t on Lollapalooza’s lineup, the band decided to schedule a last-minute aftershow on Friday at the Metro in Chicago. In front of a 1,100 person crowd, the Foo Fighters went through a 32-song, three-and-a-half hour set covering songs from throughout their catalog. During their set, the band had a surprise treat…

Ronnie Wood on lung cancer scare: ‘It could have been curtains’

Ronnie Wood on lung cancer scare: ‘It could have been curtains’

Thank you for all your words of support today ~ I'm feeling great and ready to see you on the road next month 👍🎸🎸🎸 A post shared by Ronnie Wood (@ronniewood) on Aug 6, 2017 at 2:55pm PDT Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood opened up about his recent battle with lung cancer after it was…

Rock isn’t dead because Ozzy is ‘still alive’

Rock isn’t dead because Ozzy is ‘still alive’

Having a laugh with @ZakkWyldeBLS (and Tommy) during the set at @ChiOpenAir Festival last month. Photo: @MarkWeissguy A post shared by Ozzy Osbourne (@ozzyosbourne) on Aug 2, 2017 at 8:13am PDT Ozzy Osbourne was recently asked if “rock is dead,” and he had a simple response: “I’m still alive.” In his interview with 95 WIILROCK…

Watch rock doc featuring Metallica bassist’s 12 year-old son on tour with Korn

Watch rock doc featuring Metallica bassist’s 12 year-old son on tour with Korn

When Korn’s bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu couldn’t make their recent South American tour, the band hired the likes of a 12 year-old bassist who just so happened to descend from rock royalty. Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo was welcomed by Korn and toured with them on seven shows across South America this…

Eagles of Death Metal still healing after Paris terror attacks

Eagles of Death Metal still healing after Paris terror attacks

Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes’ experience from the Bataclan attack helped give him perspective on his life and career. On November 15, 2015 the band performed at the Bataclan Theatre in Paris when terrorists opened fire on the crowd. 89 people were killed in the attack, including the band’s merchandise manager Nick Alexander. Hughes…

Ex-Styx frontman wants ‘one last tour’

Ex-Styx frontman wants ‘one last tour’

Ex-Styx lead singer and keyboardist Dennis DeYoung is hoping to get the original members back together for one final tour. DeYoung spoke with Rock Candy Magazine about his departure from Styx and his wish for a potential reunion with former bandmates Tommy Shaw, James Young and Chuck Panozzo. DeYoung notably sang on some of the…

Weekend Bone Planner: July 28-30

Weekend Bone Planner: July 28-30

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further! Chasta and Baby Huey are your Bay Area rock insiders, and are here to keep you up to date with all of the best rock shows and events around the Bay Area this weekend.

Trent Reznor calls President Trump ‘a complete f–ing moron’

Trent Reznor calls President Trump ‘a complete f–ing moron’

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor spoke with The Village Voice in a long-form interview about his new EP, recent shows and also shared his views on life and the current political state of the country. “Clearly I find it…disheartening,” Reznor said about the current voice of the country. However, as a small-town Pennsylvania-kid growing up, Reznor…

Foreigner’s original members reunite for the first time since 1980

Foreigner’s original members reunite for the first time since 1980

Four of the five original members of Foreigner rejoined on stage on Thursday night for the first time since 1980. Mick Jones and the current Foreigner lineup welcomed former members, singer Lou Gramm, keyboardist Al Greenwood and saxaphone/multi-instrumentalist Ian McDonald to perform a three-song encore at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, N.Y. Original drummer…

Coroner confirms Chester Bennington’s death by suicide

Coroner confirms Chester Bennington’s death by suicide

The Associated Press has confirmed reports of Chester Bennington’s suicide July 20th at the age of 41. TMZ has learned that Bennington’s family was out of town and he was home alone when an employee found Chester upstairs. Brian Elias, chief of operations for the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner issued a statement to Rolling Stone…

Watch Roger Waters’ new music video ‘Wait for Her’

Watch Roger Waters’ new music video ‘Wait for Her’

Pink Floyd’s former bassist Roger Waters released a new music video for the song “Wait for Her,” off his new LP Is This the Life We Really Want?  The video features actress and dancer Azzura, who appeared in Waters’ previously released video for “The Last Refugee” off the new LP. Waters’ Film and Creative Director Sean…

Crowd chants ‘F**k Nickelback’ at Stone Sour concert

Crowd chants ‘F**k Nickelback’ at Stone Sour concert

Fans at the Chicago Open Air Festival this past weekend welcomed Stone Sour’s frontman Corey Taylor to the stage with a particular new chant. The band walked off the stage for a few moments and when Taylor returned to play the song “Bother” solo, fans started a “F**k Nickelback” chant in response to Chad Kroeger’s…

Metallica releases footage from the WorldWired Tour

Metallica releases footage from the WorldWired Tour

Metallica TV released footage of the band performing “Battery” and “Creeping Death” on their current WorldWired tour. “Creeping Death” was filmed at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL on July 7. “Battery” was shot at the band’s recent concert at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, GA on July 9. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are currently…

David Bowie and Queen recorded more unreleased songs

David Bowie and Queen recorded more unreleased songs

Photos by Hunter Desportes – The Young Americans tour at the Washington DC Capital Centre on 11 November 1974. via Flickr. CC./ Monosnaps – Freddie Mercury 1979 Dublin via Flickr. CC. Queen’s former roadie claimed that David Bowie and the band recorded more songs in the “Under Pressure” studio sessions, but the songs remain hidden…

Billy Corgan is selling over 100 pieces of memorabilia

Billy Corgan is selling over 100 pieces of memorabilia

Photo by Jordan Cameron – The Smashing Pumpkins: October 28, 2012 – Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec via Flickr. CC.  Smashing Pumpkins’ singer and multi-instrumentalist Billy Corgan is teaming up with music store Reverb to sell over 100 pieces of gear he used while touring and recording albums. Some of the notable pieces from the collection include Corgan’s #2 Stratocaster, used…

Vanilla Ice admits to sampling “Under Pressure”

Vanilla Ice admits to sampling “Under Pressure”

Photo by David Erickson – Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby via Flickr. CC.  If you listen to the iconic songs “Ice Ice Baby” and “Under Pressure,” you may recognize the identical bass line. Now, years later, Vanilla Ice is opening up about the once major music legal issue. In a recent interview, Vanilla Ice…

Kid Rock for senator?

Kid Rock for senator?

Musician and actor Kid Rock wants to add a new vocation to his resume: politician. He has now launched a website, “Kid Rock for Senate,” and teased his candidacy for Michigan State Senate on different social media posts. Kid Rock, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump, is reportedly set to compete for the Michigan Republican…

Fans explain what they like about Nickelback

Fans explain what they like about Nickelback

In a recent video by Vice, fans revealed what they enjoy most about the band and talked about different acts that they don’t like listening to. Reporters from Vice took to the streets and attended a Nickelback concert to get the scoop on what makes these fans tick. In an additional piece from Vice, a reporter explained how…

Prophets of Rage’s ‘Living on the 110’ confronts economic inequality

Prophets of Rage’s ‘Living on the 110’ confronts economic inequality

Supergroup Prophets of Rage released new song “Living on the 110” highlighting the issue of homelessness and the band member’s surrounding neighborhoods in Los Angeles that experience economic instability. Rage Against the Machine and Prophets of Rage guitarist Tom Morello talked about the new song in a statement: ‘Living on the 110’ is a song…

911 call from night of Chris Cornell’s death released

911 call from night of Chris Cornell’s death released

Photo by Nizan Uddin – Chris Cornell-15 via Flickr. CC.  New audio has been released detailing a phone call from an MGM Grand employee to Detroit 911 dispatch on the night of Chris Cornell’s death. The phone call was obtained by ABC’s WXYZ Detroit and their report revealed details about bodyguard Martin Kirsten’s encounter with hotel…

Van Morrison announces new album ‘Roll With the Punches’ and fall tour

Van Morrison announces new album ‘Roll With the Punches’ and fall tour

Van Morrison’s 37th studio album, Roll With The Punches is scheduled for release on September 22, including an ensuing fall tour promoting his new album. Roll With The Punches will feature 15 songs, including blues and soul covers with five new songs from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and six-time Grammy award winner. Van…

The Weekend Bone Planner for July 7-9

The Weekend Bone Planner for July 7-9

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further! Chasta and Baby Huey are your Bay Area rock insiders, and are here to keep you up to date with all of the best rock shows and events around the Bay Area this weekend.

The wait for a new System of A Down album continues

The wait for a new System of A Down album continues

It has been 12 years since System of A Down released their Billboard No. 1 albums Mesmerize and Hypnotize, and the band’s bassist says fans have to continue waiting for the arrival of their new music.

Steven Seaweed to be inducted into Bammies walk of fame

Steven Seaweed to be inducted into Bammies walk of fame

Thursday it was announced that Seaweed will be inducted into the Bammies walk of fame. He is the first ever disk jockey to be given such an honor and will join the likes of Carlos Santana, Janis Joplin and Metallica.

Steven Seaweed joins Murph & Mac on air to talk retirement

Steven Seaweed joins Murph & Mac on air to talk retirement

Brian Murphy, Paul McCaffrey and Steven Seaweed share a mutual admiration that goes with working in the same building for 15 years. Murph and Mac have spent a long time in radio, but they’re not close to touching ‘The Weedman’s’ 44 years on the job.

As Seaweed steps away from his spot at 107.7 the Bone at the end of the week, Murph and Mac welcomed him on air Thursday morning and praised him for everything he’s done for them over the years, while sharing a few stories along the way.

Vicky Cornell opens up about Chris’ death

Vicky Cornell opens up about Chris’ death

Chris Cornell’s widow Vicky was interviewed for the first time since his May 18th death, and she spoke about his longtime battle with addiction and how prescription drugs factored into that fateful night.

Adam Clayton honored at MusiCares

Adam Clayton honored at MusiCares

“I’m an alcoholic, addict. But in some ways, that devastating disease is what drove me towards the wonderful life I now have. It’s just I couldn’t take my friend alcohol. At some point I had to leave it behind and claim my full potential.”

Yesterday’s news today: unreleased Beatles song discovered

Yesterday’s news today: unreleased Beatles song discovered

In this week’s episode of Yesterday’s News Today, Baby Huey and Chasta discuss Bruce Springsteen’s move towards Broadway, a newly discovered Beatles song, and Gene Simmons attempt to trademark the “devil horns” hand signal.

Chris Cornell’s toxicology report released

Chris Cornell’s toxicology report released

In the latest edition of Yesterday’s News Today, Baby Huey and Chasta cover the One Love Manchester benefit concert and give us more details on the recent death of Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell.

Weekend Bone Planner for May 26-28

Weekend Bone Planner for May 26-28

It can be hard to keep track of all the good Rock concerts going on in the Bay Area from week to week, so Baby Huey and Chasta are here to make it easy for you.

Metallica Replaces Stolen Instruments For Their Tribute Band

Metallica Replaces Stolen Instruments For Their Tribute Band

Metallica tribute band Blistered Earth was in Portland for a concert April 23rd when their instruments and equipment were stolen. They lost amps, drums, guitars, pedals, and other gears, as listed in a Facebook post last week: The press covered the mishap locally and news eventually made its way to the original members of Metallica. The band…

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