From Tannrr's Desk

 One year ago today... 

I lost one of the most influential people in my life.... 


Wolfgang Van Halen & Guns N' Roses

Wolfgang Van Halen performing  'Paradise City'  with Guns N' Roses on 10/3/21 

at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL

Bohemian Catsody


Bohemian Catsody - enjoy a parody song of the Queen classic...
Bohemian Rhapsody, this time, all about Cats?

AC/DC - new video

AC/DC have shared a video for Through The Mists Of Time, the latest single to be issued from their 2020 album "Power Up".

David L. Roth... Predicts His Retirement In 1991? ?

Roth announced his retirement from the music industry & his final tour dates in the Las Vegas Review-Journal published on 10/1/21. The music video for Roth's 1991 song "A Lil' Ain't Enough," saw that coming.

Right around the 4 minute mark in the video, Watch Roth looks into a crystal ball with a psychic...


David Lee Roth Announces Retirement

David Lee Roth will play the last concert of his career on 1/8/22, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vega$, a spokesperson for Roth confirmed to Rolling Stone. 

 “I’m throwing in the shoes,” Roth told the Last Vegas Review on 8/1/21, before sending the audio of his side of the conversation to the Van Halen News Desk fansite.

 “I’m retiring.” “I am encouraged and compelled to really come to grips with how short time is, and my time is probably even shorter,” Roth said.


John Bonham fans only

It has been 41 years since the passing of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. His son John Bonham shares with Sammy Hagar, Kenny Aronoff, and Sheila E. what it was like growing up and now playing in his memory.

David Lee Roth up-date


David Lee Roth has released the official music video 
for a new solo song called "Lo-Rez Sunset"...


RATT fans only


RATT's  Stephen Pearcy talks about his Cancer battle, RATT Reunion and the newly released tune "Nothing to Lose"

New Guns N’ Roses music

GNR have officially released the studio version of their new song “Hard Skool.” 

 The track’s life can be traced back to sessions from the Chinese Democracy album in 2008, when it went by the working title "Jackie Chan." The song was partially leaked in 2006, only to have a full version put online in 2019.

Quiet Riot fans only

This excerpt was taken from a full in bloom interview with Kevin Dubrow in 2007. 

 Kevin talks about getting a record deal in Japan to release Quiet Riot 1 & 2 w/ Randy Rhoads and reveals when he first started getting high.

Joe Walsh - backstage with Jimi Hendrix.


David Lee Roth will play Las Vega$

David Lee Roth will return to at Mandalay Bay's House Of Blues in Las Vegas...

(Doors 8 p.m., showtime 9 p.m.; ages 18+): 

New Year's Eve - December 31, 2021 
January 1, 5, 7-8, 2022 

Tickets start at $63.50

TIGER KING 2 Trailer


Season 2 of Tiger King will debut on 11/17/21 on Netflix...


Near-Death Experience


Fifteen years ago a Toronto woman said she died for nearly 8 minutes after her heart stopped working while in heart surgery.  


Al Pacino fans only

Watch as Al Pacino breaks down four of his most iconic roles, including his characters in 'Serpico,' 'Dog Day Afternoon,' 'The Godfather' and 'Scarface.'


Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke


James Corden heads to Liverpool for a special day with Paul McCartney spent exploring the city of Paul's youth, visiting his childhood home where he wrote music with John Lennon, performing songs in a local pub and of course driving around singing a few of Paul's biggest hits.

Metallica up-date

Miley Cyrus & Metallica rock the SiriusXM Garage in L.A. with a LIVE performance of “Nothing Else Matters during their interview with Howard Stern...

Van Halen fans only


Alex Van Halen cruising down the L.A. freeway... driving his new 911 GT2 RS Porche on 9/10/21...


Sean Penn fans only


Sean Penn breaks down his most iconic characters, including his roles in 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High,' 'Mystic River,' 'Milk,' 'I Am Sam,' 'The Thin Red Line,' 'Dead Man Walking,' '21 Grams,' 'Flag Day' and 'Sweet and Lowdown.'


Near-Death Experience

Cynthia Busch lost consciousness after having a severe allergic reaction and was rushed to the ER. But while doctors were working to revive her, Cynthia says she had an out-of-body experience and remembers entering a long hallway of bright lights. And, in that light she met her deceased grandmother


Eddie Van Halen fans only


The Smithsonian's National Museum of American interview featuring Eddie Van Halen...

The Beatles fans only


Paul McCartney sets the record straight on the career-changing meeting that broke up the Beatles in an interview with Howard Stern...


Pat Benatar tour dates

 SEP 8 San Jose Civic CenterSan Jose, CA


SEP 9 Vina Robles AmphitheatrePaso Robles, CA 

 SEP 11 Arizona Federal TheatrePhoenix, AZ 

 SEP 14 Stiefel TheaterSalina, KS 

 SEP 16 Meijer GardensGrand Rapids, MI 

 SEP 18 MGM Northfield ParkNorthfield, OH 

 SEP 19 Palace TheatreCanton, OH 

 SEP 22 Lynn Memorial AuditoriumLynn, MA 

 SEP 23 The Ridgefield PlayhouseRidgefield, CT 

 SEP 25 Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars Atlantic CityAtlantic City, NJ 

 SEP 26 Eastern States ExpositionSpringfield, MA 

 SEP 29 The Bloomsburg FairBloomsburg, PA 

 SEP 30 Hobart ArenaTroy, OH 

 OCT 2 Hollywood Casino - The Event CenterCharles Town, WV 

 OCT 3 Mayo Performing Arts CenterMorristown, NJ 

 OCT 5 Count Basie TheatreRed Bank, NJ 

 OCT 6 Kodak CenterRochester, NY 

 OCT 8 Hampton Beach Casino BallroomHampton Beach, NH 

 OCT 9 The ParamountHuntington, NY 

 OCT 11 Niswonger Performing Arts CenterGreeneville, TN 

 OCT 12 Bell AuditoriumAugusta, GA 

 OCT 17 Ruth Eckerd HallClearwater, FL 

 OCT 19 Charleston Gaillard CenterCharleston, SC 

 OCT 20 St. Augustine AmphitheatreSt. Augustine, FL 

 OCT 22 The Bowl at Sugar HillSugar Hill, GA 

 OCT 23 Beau Rivage TheatreBiloxi, MS 

 OCT 25 Smart Financial CentreSugar Land, TX 

 OCT 26 Tobin Center for the Performing ArtsSan Antonio, TX

Loverboy tour dates

11 Sep Starlight Bowl Burbank, CA 

12 Sep The Canyon Agoura Hills, CA 

24 Sep Tags Big Flats, NY 

15 Oct Arcada Theatre St Charles, IL 

16 Oct Southern Ground Amphitheater Fayetteville, GA 

27 Oct The Palace Theatre Greensburg, PA 


23 Jan ILANI CASINO Ridgefield, WA 

11 Mar Berglund Center Roanoke, VA
08 Apr The Grand Theater - Choctaw Casino  Durant, OK 

11 Jun Northern Lights Casino Walker, MN 

02 Sep St Croix Casino Turtle Lake Turtle Lake, WI 

04 Sep Colorado State Fairgrounds Pueblo, CO

KISS fans only

Gene Simmons checked in with Marci Wiser of KLOS FM in L.A. The two talked about Paul Stanley getting COVID; Gene’s recent flare-up with David Lee Roth; upcoming KISS show; Afghanistan & his birthday...

Van Halen fans only

Van Halen fans can rejoice as there is a new book titled Van Halen: The Eruption and The Aftershock by author Michael Christopher that will be available as of October 1, 2021.


Sammy Hagar up-date

Sammy Hagar, The Complete UCR Interview, 2021...

00:00 Introduction 
00:52 Sammy's new cocktails 
03:39 Rick Springfield 
05:26 Sammy's residency in Las Vegas 
07:53 What fans can expect setlist-wise at the residency shows + playing full albums 
12:00 Special guests Sammy would like to jam with 
13:31 David Lee Roth 
15:43 Jamming with Jerry Garcia 
19:08 Did Sammy almost join The Dead? 
20:40 When Sammy had the chance to join Aerosmith 
21:56 Mammoth WVH 
25:00 Being a solo artist vs. being in a band 
26:46 Standing Hampton album / unreleased songs 
28:00 Van Hagar / The Other Half 
32:33 Are Sammy and Mikey in touch with Alex Van Halen? 
33:26 "I Want Some Action" and unreleased Van Halen music 
37:25 Prince 
38:52 New music/working with Dave Cobb 
43:10 Miles Copeland and the time Steven Seagal opened for Sammy 
46:29 Sammy was considering retirement

Rolling Stones up-date

The Rolling Stones look back on 

50 years of rock 'n' roll...


Train vs. Truck

Texas of a truck hauling one of those giant windmill blades that thought he was going to make it across the train tracks. The blades are long. Like 120 feet long. It's not clear what exactly happened, but one can assume the train wasn't nearby when they started crossing the tracks. It looked to be in the middle of a turn when the crossing arms came down.