Eagles Postpone Kennedy Center Honors to 2016

November 7, 2015

The Eagles have postponed their appearance at the Kennedy Center Honors, scheduled for December 6th, after Glenn Frey was forced to miss the ceremony due to health issues. In a statement, the band announced that the guitarist "has had a recurrence...


Inside Bill Hader and Fred Armisen's Soft-Rock Supergroup

September 24, 2015

They sold out arenas thanks to era-defining ditties like "Freeway," "Walkin' Shoes" and "Mama You're a Dancer." The grainy, faded footage of them in concert in L.A. circa 1974 testifies that no one worked a country-tinged, AM-radio groove better. Cameron...


Cameron Crowe Looks Back on His 1975 Eagles Cover Story

August 17, 2015

"Take It Easy" had only been out a few months in the summer of 1972. I was a big fan of the song, and was still in high school when the Eagles came to the San Diego Civic Theatre. They were the opening act on a bill with Procol Harum and Cold Blood,...


Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Eagles Song?

July 24, 2015

The Eagles are a few days away from wrapping up their "History of the Eagles" tour. It's kept them on the road for more than two years, during which time they've played over 140 shows and made almost enough money to bail Greece out of its economic...


Eagles, George Lucas to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

July 15, 2015

This year's Kennedy Center Honors will recognize artists from a wide swath of American culture, including soft rockers Eagles, singer-songwriter Carole King and Star Wars creator George Lucas. Actress and singer Rita Moreno, classical conductor Seiji...


Inside Don Henley's Country-Rock Homecoming

July 9, 2015

When Don Henley was a boy growing up in rural Texas, he used to listen to country greats like Hank Williams and George Jones on the legendary Louisiana Hayride radio show. For Cass County, his first solo album in 15 years, Henley went back to those roots,...


Eagles Expand Their 'History' Tour With Spring, Summer Dates

March 14, 2015

The Eagles have expanded their long-running "History of the Eagles" trek, tacking on late spring and summer dates to a tour that launched back in July 2013. The new set of gigs kick off May 19th in Austin, Texas and conclude two months...


Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Eagles Songs

July 29, 2015

Unless there's yet another leg waiting to be announced, the Eagles wrapped up their two-year History of the Eagles tour this week with a show at CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, Louisiana. The hugely successful tour saw them presenting...


Flashback: The Eagles Play 'Take It to the Limit' in 1977

July 16, 2015

Randy Meisner should have felt like he was on top of the world in 1977. Over the past six years, the Eagles' bassist had watched his group rise from Linda Ronstadt's anonymous backing band to the most popular rock act in the world. Their 1976 LP Hotel...


Former Eagles Bassist Allegedly Threatened Murder-Suicide

July 9, 2015

Former Eagles bassist Randy Meisner, who departed the group in 1977, has been placed under court-ordered 24-hour supervision after allegedly threatening murder-suicide with an AK-47 and pills last January. An L.A. County Superior Court judge appointed...


Steph Curry's 'Stairway to Heaven:' Rocking the NBA Playoffs

May 6, 2015

We're into the second round of the NBA Playoffs, and since we've already rated each team in terms of overall likeability, it now seems we should assess the survivors in the most careful, analytical way possible: by comparing them to classic rock bands. You...



Flashback: Watch Travis Tritt Reunite the Eagles

December 17, 2014

When the Eagles reunited inside a Los Angeles bar on December 6, 1993, to appear in Travis Tritt's "Take It Easy" video, the guys hadn't spoken in years.  The band broke up in 1980, calling it quits after a benefit show on July 31, 1980....


Don Henley Accuses Frank Ocean, Okkervil River of Theft

June 4, 2014

Eagles vocalist-drummer Don Henley recently said some strong words against Frank Ocean over the latter's song "American Wedding," which samples "Hotel California," and indie rockers Okkervil River, who wanted to remake one of his solo hits. In 2012, Ocean...


'Hotel California' Becomes the 'World's Largest Vinyl'

January 2, 2014

The marketing and promotion company Pop2Life has created what they're calling the "world's largest record," a recreation of the Eagles' 16-times platinum 1977 album Hotel California, to accompany the reopening of the Los Angeles venue the Forum and the...


Eagles Sue Concert Archivist Over Bootleg Performances

November 30, 2014

Don Henley and Glenn Frey of the Eagles have sued a concert footage archivist, accusing the man of violating their copyright after screening unlicensed Eagles footage at a Connecticut theater in October. In a suit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court,...


Don Henley Hits Back at Robert Plant: 'I Am Never Bored'

May 25, 2014

Don Henley has responded to Robert Plant's comments in Rolling Stone regarding the Eagles' reasons for reuniting. In an interview with the New Zealand Herald, Henley denied that the reunion had anything to do with boredom and offered a stinging conjecture...



Premiere: Paul Allen and the Underthinkers' 'Six Strings from Hell'

August 5, 2013

Paul Allen is more than a tech head. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist also rocks out with his band the Underthinkers, and the group is almost ready with their debut album, Everywhere at Once. Allen teamed up with artists like Ann and Nancy...


Eagles Tour Will Feature Founding Guitarist Bernie Leadon

July 5, 2013

The Eagles kick off their History of the Eagles world tour Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky, and Don Henley has confirmed reports that former guitarist Bernie Leadon will be joining them. "Bernie Leadon is definitely on this tour," he told the Milwaukee...


The Eagles Set to Reopen the Forum in L.A.

July 31, 2013

In 1979, coming off the chart-topping success of The Long Run, the Eagles played four nights at L.A.'s "Fabulous" Forum, as it was known, with Roy Orbison opening. Like so many acts, from Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones to Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC,...