Category Archives: Rob Brandt’s Blog Posts

Clapton Announces New Jeff Beck Collab

Eric Clapton is getting ready to share one last tune with Jeff Beck. Clapton told fans he’s releasing a cover of the 1961 classic “Moon River” on Friday, describing it as a “new collaboration from Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck.” Clapton shared a snippet of the song on Instagram, along with a black-and-white photo of…MORE

Roger Daltrey Has Finished Keith Moon Script

Roger Daltrey is done writing his Keith Moon documentary. The Who lead singer has been working on the film about the late drummer since 2005. In a new interview, he said, “I’m driven by this project. It came to me in a dream 30 years ago. I just finished a script, and I’m hoping to…MORE

Spotify Announces Layoffs

Add Spotify to the list of tech companies announcing mass layoffs. The Swedish-based company will lay off 600 employees, about 6% of its workforce. CEO Daniel Ek says the restructuring is aimed at “improving efficiency” in “a challenging economic environment”. A number of major tech companies have announced layoffs in recent weeks, including Google, Amazon,…MORE

Foo Fighters to Carry On as ‘Different Band’ After Taylor Hawkins’ Death

After drummer Taylor Hawkins passed away last year while on tour, the Foo Fighters announced that they would still exist, although as a “different” band. The rock group referred to 2022 as “the most difficult and tragic year” they had ever experienced in a statement posted on Instagram over the weekend. In that post, they…MORE

KISS Announces Final UK Dates

KISS has announced their final ever UK headline dates. The band will head to Plymouth, Birmingham, Newcastle, London, Manchester and Glasgow next summer to say goodbye to the UK once and for all. The band released a statement saying, “All that we have built and all that we have conquered over the past four decades…MORE

Mötley Crüe Was Biggest Success Story In 2022

A study conducted by ticket marketplace Vivid Seats has calculated the stand-out artists from each genre of music this year, based on “ticket sales and event data.” The results are that Mötley Crüe have been the biggest success story in rock music this year, most likely thanks to their stadium tour with Def Leppard that…MORE

Dead & Company Announce Dates For Final Tour

As we told you, John Mayer recently announced that next summer’s Dead & Company tour will be the band’s last, and now we know when those final shows are happening. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dead & Company (@deadandcompany) “Dead & Company: The Final Tour” will kick off with a two-night…MORE