Lindsey Buckingham Pens Touching Tribute to Christine McVie

This week, former Fleetwood Mac guitarist-vocalist Lindsey Buckingham shared a handwritten salute to Christine McVie, the Fleetwood Mac keyboardist-vocalist who was once his bandmate in the influential classic rock group. McVie died at the age of 79 on Wednesday (Nov. 30). The singer Stevie Nicks and the band-leading drummer Mick Fleetwood, who are still…

Fat Mike Opens Up on Why He’s Ending NOFX

Earlier this fall, NOFX bandleader "Fat" Mike Burkett revealed his plans to disband the veteran California punk rock act in 2023. A few weeks later, the musician extended that estimate into 2024 to account for what will be the band's expansive final tour. Now, he's recapitulated the reasons why NOFX is coming to an end. "Because I don't enjoy…

Charlie Benante Won’t Rule Out Recording New Pantera Material

Charlie Benante, the new drummer for the Pantera celebration and a longtime Anthrax member, won't rule out the possibility of recording new material with the current Pantera lineup. After all, he's sitting in for the late Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott at the reformed Pantera's celebratory shows that start this week (Dec. 2). Perhaps new songs from Pantera will…

2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame were revealed earlier this month, with an eclectic range of artists announced as potential inductees, led by Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, Bryan Adams, The Doobie Brothers' Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald and Patrick Simmons and Blondie's Clem Burke, Debbie Harry and…