Category Archives: Rob Brandt’s Blog Posts

Charlie Watts Authorized Biography In The Works

An authorized biography of Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones drummer who died in August of 2021 at 80, will be released in September. “Charlie’s Good Tonight: The Authorized Biography of Charlie Watts,” will feature forewords from Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The book was written by Paul Sexton, including interviews with Jagger, Richards, Ronnie Wood,…MORE

Steven Tyler Completes Rehab

TMZ reports that Steven Tyler completed rehab last week and is doing “amazingly well.” The insider says Tyler spend more than his 30 days at the facility, and he’s even looking healthier physically as well. The band was planning a number of shows for their Las Vegas Residency in June but were forced to cancel…MORE

Peter Gabriel’s Secret To Staying Young: Baked Beans

Peter Gabriel has discovered the secret to staying youthful at the ripe old age of 72 — although he admits it produces some nasty side effects. The singer’s secret? Baked beans. “My son is studying biomedicine and he keeps educating me about longevity and stuff,” Gabriel says. “He has told me to eat more beans,…MORE

Ted Nugent Says Billie Joe Armstrong Has ‘Lost His Soul’

Conservative rocker Ted Nugent says Billie Joe Armstong has “lost his soul.” Nugent’s assessment of the Green Day frontman comes after Armstrong said he wants to denounce his U.S. citizenship in the wake of the Supreme Court’s repeal of Roe v. Wade. “I’ve gotta tell ya, the word ‘cruelty’ from the left — I’ve witnessed…MORE

ZZ Top Shares Another Live Track

ZZ Top is sharing a live version of “Heard It on the X.” The tune is a preview of the band’s upcoming live album, “Raw,” which is due out July 22. The album was recorded at historic Gruene Hall, in conjunction with the band’s 2019 documentary, “That Little Ol’ Band from Texas.” Gruene Hall is…MORE

Tommy Lee’s Wife Explains Broken Ribs

We now know how Tommy Lee broke four ribs. The Motley Crue drummer’s wife recently revealed he was carrying luggage down uneven stairs at a rental house in Nashville, when he fell. She said on Snapchat, “We were staying at an old rental house in Nashville. It was a cool, old quirky house. But the…MORE

40 Years After He Bit The Head Off One, Ozzy Osbourne Works To Save Bats

In January 1982, Ozzy Osbourne shocked the world by biting the head off a live bat during a concert in Iowa. Now, more than 40 years later, he’s working to help preserve the little flying mammals. Osbourne has reportedly applied for permission to install bat boxes on his property in Buckinghamshire, England, the Mirror reports.…MORE

Vince Neil Says People Don’t Know Him

Vince Neil says no one knows him. “Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil: My Story” will premiere on REELZ, and tells Neil’s life story from his perspective for the first time. The nearly two-hour film details his rise to fame, his exit from the band and the tragedies in between. He said, “It’s basically just my life…MORE

Bono Has A Half-Brother He Didn’t Know Existed For Decades

Bono made a surprising revelation in a BBC Radio interview this weekend – that he has a half-brother he was unaware of for decades. The 62-year-old U2 frontman says he didn’t learn about his secret sibling until 2000, one year before his father’s death. He said his mother, who died in 1974 when Bono was…MORE

Ozzy Osbourne Releasing New Single Friday

It was just last week that Ozzy Osbourne went under the knife for a lengthy surgery, and now today we’re getting new music from the metal legend. “Patient Number 9” is set to release tomorrow, featuring a guest appearance by guitarist Jeff Beck. The new song is expected to be on Ozzy’s upcoming studio album…MORE