Monday, April 4, 2011

Motley Crue, Poison tour tops the hennemusic Hot 10

Another wild week on the hennemusic Hot 10, as the Motley Crue/Poison summer tour continues to attract the attention of rock news fans, who helped make it the #1 story for the third time this month.

The HH10 is a list of the most-viewed rock news stories in the past week by hennemusic readers.

hennemusic Hot 10
week ending April 3, 2011

01 – Motley Crue/Poison 2011 Tour dates
02 – Guns N’ Roses hits Best Buy bargain bin
03 – VIDEO: Sammy Hagar rocks The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
04 – VIDEO: James Durbin rocks Elton John on American Idol
05 – ZZ Top: new album due in 2011
06 – Sammy Hagar: Charlie Sheen reminds me of Eddie Van Halen
07 – Van Halen: new album due for summer release?
08 – The Cars: new album cover design illusion
09 – Eddie Van Halen: New Wolfgang guitars available
10 – Ted Nugent announces more US shows

News that Guns N’ Roses hit the bargain bin at Best Buy was the #2 rock news story of the week, as the retailer tries to find a way to unload about a million "Chinese Democracy" CDs currently filling their warehouses and store shelves.

Sammy Hagar is out promoting his second attempt at an autobiography, “Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock,” and stopped by The Tonight Show for an interview and surprise jam with the house band.

Rocker James Durbin continues to soar on American Idol, and he rocked “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting” on this week’s Elton-themed show.

Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top says the band will have a new album out by the end of the year was #5 this week, and Hagar’s comments that Charlie Sheen reminds him of a 2004 Eddie Van Halen continues to make headlines on Sammy’s book tour.

Other big stories included the ongoing Van Halen album/tour rumors, something kinda interesting with the cover design of the new Cars album, some new VH guitars are now on the market and Ted Nugent has announced a bunch of US dates for the summer.

Motley Crue – Shout At The Devil
Carnival Of Sins DVD

See also:

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