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alicecooper-061316.jpg Alice Cooper says Hollywood Vampires are writing new material and prepping to hit it hard this year. During a recent interview with Billboard, he says that bandmate Johnny Depp put in double duty on his acting career in 2017 in part so that he could open up his schedule for some extra time with the Vampires on the road this year.

BlackSabbath-061016.jpg Tony Iommi has revealed that he wants to start writing music again. The guitar icon has opened up about his future following the retirement of Black Sabbath and says he still has more to give as a songwriter.

journey-the-band-101916.jpg Journey's Jonathan Cain says that it is time to make peace after feuding with Neal Schon for the better part of the last year, stemming from an incident in which Cain took members of the group to the White House and posed for photos with Donald Trump.

Rolling-stones-062116.jpg The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, housed inside Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville, will host a new Rolling Stones exhibit beginning on March 29.

EltonJohn-061616.jpg Elton John will reportedly collaborate with Beyoncé for the upcoming soundtrack to the new Lion King reboot. The rock legend was previously confirmed to make contributions to the soundtrack and Queen Bey will provide the voice to the female lead Nala.

LedZeppelin1973-062216.jpg Jimmy Page has opened up about his future plans and says any extended road stretches are questionable at this time. He noted that it's possible he may continue to tour solo, but anything branded as Led Zeppelin is highly unlikely.

NeilYoung-110917.jpg Neil Young has sounded off about the demise of his Pono high-definition music service and says that the record labels are to blame. The service and its adjoin hardware music player were created by Young and a team of developers to offer high quality audio files to the public.

jimmy-buffett-012516.jpg Jimmy Buffett has signed on for a headlining performance at Boston's Fenway Park this summer. The original Parrot Head will take the stage as part of the city's Fenway Summer Series on August 9 and will be joined by special guest openers Huey Lewis and the News.

Motleycrue-072816.jpg Tommy Lee has revealed that he and girlfriend Brittany Furlan are now engaged to be married. "Well this certainly beats chocolates!" Lee captioned a photo of Furlan's heart-shaped engagement ring on Instagram. "Say hello to future Mrs. Lee ???? #engaged??."

GeneSimmons-121417.jpg Gene Simmons has announced plans to release a new book, 27: The Legend and Mythology of the 27 Club, which will explore the "27 club" of celebrities who've died at the age of 27.

bonjovi-062816.jpg Jon Bon Jovi has sold his luxe New York City condo. The multi-level 4,031-square-foot home, located at 150 Charles St. in the city's West Village neighborhood, sold for $15 million earlier this month. The staggering selling price is well below his initial asking price.

bandLynyrdSkynyrd-012518.jpg Lynyrd Skynyrd has signed on to appear at Charlie Daniels' upcoming Volunteer Jam event. The fest is set to take place on March 7 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and will feature a collection of rock and country's biggest acts including, of course, Daniels.

JacksonBrowne-010318.jpg Jackson Browne has confirmed plans for a U.S. tour later this year. The run is set to kick off on June 5 at the PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati on June 5 and will continue through June 25 when he'll wrap at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis. The run will find Browne accompanied by his full band.

Styx-Band-021318.jpg Styx has announced plans to spend the majority of the summer on the road alongside Tesla and Joan Jett. The new trek will kick off on May 30 in Irvine, California with stops planned for Houston, Dallas, Toronto, Detroit and Kansas City. The tour will keep the bands on the road through July 15 in Holmdel, New Jersey.

PaulMcCartney-070916.jpg Paul McCartney has been announced as one of nine recipients of the 2018 Wolf Prize, also known as the "Israeli Nobel Prize."

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