Category Archives: Rob Brandt’s Blog Posts

James Hetfield Calls Metallica Mom

The woman who gave birth during Metallica’s concert in Brazil last weekend got another surprise this week. Tattoo artist Joice M. Figueiró received a congratulatory phone call from Metallica frontman James Hetfield on Tuesday. Joice posted a video clip from the call and told her Instagram followers that it lasted seven minutes and that she…MORE

Journey Postpones Tour

Journey are postponing the final dates of their current North American tour. The band made the announcement on social media saying, “The last four remaining shows of Journey’s tour are unfortunately postponed due to a band member testing positive for COVID. The shows will be rescheduled for a later date, more information will be provided…MORE

Whitesnake Kicks Off David Coverdale’s Final Tour

Whitesnake returned to the stage on Tuesday, kicking off a farewell tour for lead singer David Coverdale. The band performed at Dublin’s 3 Arena, unveiling a new lineup that includes bassist Tanya O’Callaghan, Whitesnake’s first-ever female member. After the show, Coverdale tweeted “THANK YOU, DUBLIN!!! You Brought Tears To An Old Snakes Eyes…” The band…MORE

A Baby Was Born At A Metallica Concert

Metallica was playing a show in Brazil on Saturday when something weird happened. Near the end of the concert, a fan who was 39 weeks pregnant went into labor and gave birth to a baby boy inside the stadium as the band was closing out with “Enter Sandman.” View this post on Instagram A post…MORE

Nikki Sixx Condemns Unauthorized Play

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx is addressing an unauthorized play about the band. The advertising for David Lucarelli’s stage production of “The Crue: Underneath the Dirt Lies the Truth,” apparently uses Sixx’s likeness and the band’s trademark without permission. Sixx posted on social media today writing, “Fans of Motley Crue have asked about a new…MORE

Is Pink Floyd Selling Their Song Catalog?

Could Pink Floyd be the next legacy artist to sell off their song catalog? According to a Bloomberg report, the band has “reached out to potential buyers” over the last few days.Pink Floyd’s catalog would be one of the sought-after on the market and worth a bundle – possibly in line with the $500 million…MORE

Bono & The Edge Perform Acoustic Set In Kyiv Bomb Shelter

U2’s Bono and The Edge showed their support for Ukraine on Sunday with a surprise concert – held in an even more surprising venue. The duo played an acoustic set inside a Kyiv subway station that has been converted into a bomb shelter.The set included U2 staples like “Desire” and “With or Without You”, as…MORE

KISS Adds Second Week To ‘Kiss Kruise XI’

The “Kiss Kruise XI” sold out in record time earlier this year, so a second week has been added. The second week will feature a brand new lineup and more Kiss performances. Fans who already have cabins for October 29 – November 3 can double down on the fun and become two-timers by sailing on…MORE

Sammy Hagar & The Circle Announce New Album ‘Crazy Times’

Sammy Hagar & The Circle are back with a new album due out later this year. It’s titled Crazy Times, and Hagar is calling it “the best record I ever made in my life”, recording at Nashville’s RCA Studio with “all that vintage equipment”. The Circle includes Hagar’s former Van Halen bandmate Michael Anthony, along…MORE

Motley Crue Play Debuting in LA

A Motley Crue play is debuting in California next month. The show opens on Saturday, June 4 at The Flight Theater in Los Angeles and is called, “The Crüe: A Completely Unauthorized Play About The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band – Underneath The Dirt Lies The Truth.” Tickets are on sale now for my new…MORE