Neil Peart

Rush's "Patron Saint" And "Big Sister", Donna Halper, Talks About The Death Of Drummer Neil Peart

If you have listened to WAAF over the past 20 years since I’ve started working here you know what the band Rush means to me. I have declared them “The Greatest Band In North America” many times. I have often defended my fanaticism to many haters and deniers of there greatness. So when I received...
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Pearl Jam Announces New Album 'Gigaton' and North American Tour

For the first time since 2013, a new Pearl Jam album is coming our way. After spending the weekend ramping up the anticipation, the band has announced Gigaton will arrive on March 27th. And there’s more: a North American tour is in the works. The title of the new album first appeared as part of a...
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Dave Matthews Band Edges Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers in Rock Hall Fan Vote

Dave Matthews Band has won the fan vote for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ’s class of 2020. That doesn’t mean they’re in just yet, but past fan votes have proven to be good predictors of success. The “Ants Marching” band scored a comfortable win with more than 1 million votes. But the other top...
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Dave Grohl and Danny Carey of Tool Pay Tribute to Rush Drummer Neil Peart

This weekend the music world honored the legacy of Neil Peart , the drummer and force behind the band Rush . The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member passed away on January 7 after a battle with brain cancer, but leaves behind a lifetime of influence for several generations of drummers, and beyond...
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Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam at Great Stage Park during Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 11, 2016

Is Pearl Jam Teasing A New Album?

Pearl Jam is gearing up for an active 2020 after taking the past year off. The band has already announced its first run of tour dates and their latest activity on Twitter suggests something is on the horizon. Rumblings about a new album have been around for a while with guitarist Mike McCready...
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Green Day Releases Tracklist for 'Father of All,' Wants to Play a Fan's Backyard

Green Day ’s new album drops in less than a month, and the band is ramping up the excitement level for fans. The tracklist for Father of All… has been unveiled, and one fan says he was the first to know when he was anonymously sent a vinyl sleeve for the album. By the looks of it, Green Day’s 13th...
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Evanescence Bring Fleetwood Mac’s ‘The Chain’ to Life in New Video

2020 is set to be a massive year for Evanescence , and the GRAMMY-winning band is wasting no time getting started. On Thursday, the group unveiled their video for “The Chain,” their Fleetwood Mac cover with an epic injection of power. The song became inescapable last year in the commercial for the...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Confirm New Album Will Feature John Frusciante on Guitar

One of our most-anticipated albums of the year is coming from the Red Hot Chili Peppers . We've known that they've been in and out of the studio over the past year, but what we didn't know for sure was whether longtime guitarist John Frusciante would be featured on the record. News broke in...
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7 Memorable David Bowie Duets, Collabs and Covers

When David Bowie was in his prime, which was most of his life, anybody who was somebody wanted to be him, or be near him. He was the definition of rock and roll, which means he didn’t play by any rules when it came to writing, recording or dressing. He blew minds with 1969’s “Space Oddity” before...
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Chester Bennington's Widow Marries Firefighter in Hawaii

Talinda Bennington , the widow of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington , remarried in a ceremony in Kahuku, Hawaii. Her new husband is Los Angeles County firefighter Michael Fredman . The two announced their engagement about four months ago. The ceremony took place on January 4 th , not January...
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