Pantera Reunion Rumor Response- Feds Vs Vince Neil?- Motorhead Coming Soon- Dirty Looks Singer Dies- Robert Plant Baffles Alice Cooper- Alkaline Triobute- more

01/28/2011
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The Day in Rock Digest for 1/28/11: When Vinnie Paul Abbott was asked about a rumored Pantera reunion without his brother Dimebag, he responded, "It’s ridiculous. Dime was such a huge part of it; it would be just completely asinine to even consider that. I think it’s pretty disrespectful from people to even suggest it. He left an amazing legacy and it’s gonna be left untouched, it’s beautiful, it’s pristine and I wanna leave it that way. " more

Jam! reports that Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil, who is due to serve 15 days behind bars next month for a DUI, is being chased by U.S. federal authorities for tax debts amounting to $1,111,221, according to the Detroit News. more

Motorhead are set to release their 20th studio album, 'The World is Yours', February 8th. Written and performed by the band's Lemmy Kilmister, Philip Campbell, and Mikkey Dee in California and Wales, 'The World is Yours' was produced by longtime collaborator Cameron Webb, who also worked on 'Motorizer', 'Kiss Of Death' and 'Inferno'. more

Henrik Ostergaard, lead singer for the band Dirty Looks passed away yesterday morning, Thursday January 27th, 2011. Erie County Coroner Lyle Cook said Ostergaard died of natural causes at 9:18 a.m. while under hospice care. more

A Life Once Lost drummer Justin Graves will be leaving the band following their February shows. more

Alice Cooper was baffled when he was told fellow singer Robert Plant confessed that he may be too old to perform Led Zeppelin songs. "I go out on stage and say 'turn it up,'" Cooper said. "I never get tired of playing my songs." Cooper continued, "They are just standing there. What is so hard? Jimmy Page wants to do it. John Paul Jones wants to do it. And they got [late Zeppelin drummer John] Bonham's son [Jason], who is a killer drummer. All they need is Robert Plant. But what is Robert Plant out there doing? Playing folk music! What is he doing?" more

A Canadian singer is the first person in the world to graduate with a Masters degree in The Beatles. more

An upcoming three-game baseball series between the Florida Marlins and the Seattle Mariners has been relocated to Seattle due to a scheduling conflict with a U2 concert at Miami's Sun Life Stadium. more

Pacific Ridge Records has announced plans for an Alkaline Trio tribute album. So far, the label has secured covers from the likes of Allister, Into It. Over It., The Wonder Years, Ace Enders, Punchline, Jonah Matranga and This Time Next Year more

Slayer's Kerry King on the Big Four: "I'm chomping at the bit to do a full-blown tour" more

Tim Skold (ex Shotgun Messiah, Marilyn Manson and KMFDM) has teamed up with Hans-Erik Dyvik Husby (ex Turbonegro), Anders Odden (ex Celtic Frost, Satyrion, Apoptygma Berzerk), Audun Stengel (ex Apoptygma Berzerk) and David Husvik (ex Extol) to form Doctor Midnight & The Mercy Cult. more

Touche Amore will enter the studio in February to record their new album, "Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me." Tracking will take place engineer Ed Rose (The Get Up Kids, Coalesce) at his Black Lodge Recording Studio in Eudora, Kansas. more

Napalm Death and Nevermore will make exclusive U.K. festival appearances at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2011 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. more

The 2011 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA has already sold out, just a week after tickets for the three-day music event went on sale. more

Five more bands have been added to this year's Warped Tour. The new additions include hellogoodbye, Blacklist Royals, Lionize, Unwritten Law and Yelawolf. more

Uli Jon Roth’s ITV Legends show on February 26 has been cancelled. more

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme and Spinnerette singer Brody Dalle are reportedly expecting their second child together. more

According to the Des Moines Register, The Iowa State Fair has confirmed Def Leppard will fill the final remaining slot in its Grandstand entertainment line-up. more

Two clips from Everyday Sunshine: The Story Of Fishbone have appeared online. more

On this day in 1965, The Who made their first appearance on U.K. TV show Ready Steady Go!

On this day in 1968, Jim Morrison of The Doors was arrested and charged with public drunkenness after harassing a security guard at a Las Vegas adult movie theater.

On this day in 2009, Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell died at the age of 56 of a heart attack in Florida. Powell called police saying he was having trouble breathing and emergency services tried to resuscitate him, but he was pronounced dead an hour later. Powell had missed a doctor’s appointment on the day before his death; the appointment was for a checkup on his heart. Find out what else happened on this date in music history here

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