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Slash Explains Why Slipknot's Corey Taylor Wasn't Right for Velvet Revolver
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 5:21 pm

Scott Uchida/MSO PR; Bobby TongsEver since Scott Weiland left Velvet Revolver in 2008, the supergroup has been looking for a new lead singer.  It turns out that Slipknot's Corey Taylor almost got the gig.

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Deluxe Reissue of 1977 Solo Album by Founding Byrd Gene Clark to Be Released Next Month
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 5:21 pm

High Moon RecordsA deluxe CD edition of Two Sides to Every Story, a long-out-of-print 1977 solo album by late founding Byrds singer Gene Clark, will be released on November 18.  The remastered 10-track disc comes packaged in a hardbound "Eco-Book" featuring 26 pages of previously unseen photos, extensive liner notes, lyrics and more.

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Aerosmith's Joe Perry Says He Wanted New Memoir to Be as "Equal as Possible" About the Band's Story
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Image Courtesy of Simon & SchusterAerosmith guitarist Joe Perry released a new memoir titled Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith earlier this month, and he's wrapping up a book-signing tour in support of the tome tonight in Los Angeles.  In Rocks, Perry charts his journey from a guitar-obsessed teenager to becoming a driving force in one of America's greatest rock bands, while delving into many of the triumphs and low points he experienced along the way.

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The Real Reason U2's Bono Always Wears Sunglasses
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 11:50 pm

A.M.P.A.S.(r)/Michael YadaIf you've ever thought U2 frontman Bono's habit of always wearing shades was merely a rock star affectation, well, get ready to eat some crow: turns out there's a serious medical reason behind it.

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Dave Grohl Says "Sonic Highways" Series Will Celebrate "Unsung Heroes"
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 11:50 pm

Image Courtesy of Steve GullickYou may have heard that Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters recorded their newest album, Sonic Highways, in a less-than-traditional manner.  The band traveled across the country as they recorded the project in iconic American music cities and studios.  Along the way, Grohl would interview musicians who artistically represented each city.  The whole process was captured for Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, an HBO documentary series that premieres tonight at 11 p.m. ET.

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Entertainment

Legendary Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 1:50 pm

Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Legendary fashion designer Oscar De La Renta passed away on Monday at the age of 82.

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“Dancing with the Stars” Recap: Jonathan Bennett Gets the Boot
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 1:50 pm

ABC(LOS ANGELES) -- Actor Jonathan Bennett and his professional partner, Allison Holker, were eliminated on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars Monday.

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Study ‘Beyonce Feminism’ and ‘Rihanna Womanism’ at University of Texas
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 10:20 am

Larry Busacca/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Beyonce’s band of feminism has been a source of debate recently, and now you can study how she and Rihanna are impacting the feminist movement, by taking a new course at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Kylie Jenner and Rapper Tyga Seen Traveling Together in Europe
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 10:20 am

Timothy White/E!(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Jenner and rapper Tyga have been traveling all over Europe together, sources tell TMZ, but the pair still deny they're a couple.

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Tori Spelling Hospitalized for Bronchitis and Possible Pneumonia
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 10:20 am

ABC/Lou Rocco(LOS ANGELES) -- Tori Spelling had a bit of a scare this past Saturday when she was rushed to Los Angeles’ Cedars Sinai Hospital for a severe cough attack, a source tells Us Weekly.

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