Ann Wilson (Heart) Performs On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Ann Wilson (Heart) was the musical guest on last night’s (September 19) episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.” You can watch her perform her cover of Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me” below:


Report: Led Zeppelin Planning To Stream Archival Concerts

According to LedZepNews, Led Zeppelin have filed a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the phrase “The Led Zeppelin Experience.” The moniker is expected to be used for a new streaming service featuring archival concerts. It was specifically filed for live recordings with the purpose of “providing non-downloadable prerecorded music online via a global computer network.” The report goes on to say the band have trademarked “Led Zeppelin Experience” in Europe as well and that it will also cover “outerwear, hats, footwear and other clothing items.” This news comes after Jason Bonham changed the name of his tribute band from Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience to Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening.

Smashing Pumpkins Have “Hundreds Of Songs” In The Vaults Ready For Release

According to Blabbermouth, Billy Corgan recently confirmed to Beats 1 that Smashing Pumpkins have a bunch of previously unreleased music that they want to release. In fact, the band have so much that the frontman says they “could literally never record another song and have a release every two months for the next 20 years.”

Corgan said the following:

“I’m really excited by the re-rise of the vinyl record shop and the fact that there is there is this beautiful balance now between vinyl releases and streaming services. We’re going to just start unloading the archives — and we have archives for decades.”

When asked how much material they have, Corgan said “You can’t even imagine,” while drummer Jimmy Chamberlin added that there were “hundreds of [finished] songs.”

Corgan continued:

“It’s insane how much work there is. We could literally never record another song and have a release every two months for the next 20 years. Easy. There’s alternate versions, there’s live versions, there’s acoustic versions. So we’re going to actually kill people with content.”

Before they start going to the archives, the group will release their new album “Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.” on November 16.

KISS To Kickoff “End Of The Road” Farewell Tour In 2019

Earlier tonight (September 19), KISS performed on the season 13 finale of “America’s Got Talent” and confirmed that they will be kicking off their “farewell” tour in 2019. The trek will be called “One Last Kiss: End Of The Road World Tour” and dates are expected to be revealed soon.

Paul Stanley commented:

“This is gonna be our last tour. It will be the most explosive, biggest show we’ve ever done. People who love us, come see us. If you’ve never seen us, this is the time. This will be the show.”

The band added:

“All that we have built and all that we have conquered over the past four decades could never have happened without the millions of people worldwide who’ve filled clubs, arenas and stadiums over those years. This will be the ultimate celebration for those who’ve seen us and a last chance for those who haven’t. KISS Army, we’re saying goodbye on our final tour with our biggest show yet and we’ll go out the same way we came in… unapologetic and unstoppable.”

Metallica Announce Special Acoustic Show & Auction For Charity

Metallica have announced that they will be playing a special acoustic show at The Masonic in San Francisco, CA on November 3. The event will also include an auction and proceeds will go towards the band’s All Within My Hands foundation. Cage The Elephant will serve as support.


Metallica commented:

“A little over 18 months ago we announced the formation of All Within My Hands, our foundation focused on creating sustainable communities by tackling the issues of hunger and workforce education and encouraging volunteerism. We’re excited to announce that we’ll be celebrating our first full year with the All Within My Hands Foundation Helping Hands Concert and Auction on November 3rd at the Masonic in San Francisco.

We hope you will join us to see what we’ve been up to, learn about the organizations we’ve supported, bid on some cool auction items and we’ll close out the night by hitting the stage for a rare acoustic performance. Also joining us for that evening will be our friends Cage The Elephant.

As the WorldWired tour rolls on we have had the honor and pleasure of meeting dedicated people all over the world who focus their daily lives on helping others… it’s been extremely humbling and very inspiring. We’re excited to share our passion with you, introduce you to some of the people we’ve worked with, and of course, raise funds to assist with their incredible ongoing efforts in communities across the country and around the world.

Tickets in the balcony and a limited number of floor seats will be available via Ticketmaster this Friday, September 21st at 10 AM PDT. Visit to read how you can enter to win two third row floor seats or eBay to bid on prime floor seats for the event.

We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished in our first year and know there is much more to be done. Looking forward to sharing it all with you.”