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Australian tour promoter AJ Maddah has shot down rumors that a reunited Guns N' Roses lineup was being courted to headline that country's Soundwave festival next year. The rumor got started when the owner of Cherry Bar in Melbourne appeared on Triple M radio Down Under and said...
It's no secret that Joe Satriani would like to see Chickenfoot -- his band with Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith -- make a third album, but Hagar is not on board with the idea. But then again, you never know. Hagar and Satriani were in a studio over the weekend, and...
It's no secret that Van Halen's music leans toward the heavier side, but even when they were covering songs by Montrose, Queen, Grand Funk, ZZ Top, Black Sabbath and others, they were also doing pop songs. And that was the case in 1976 when they were playing at Gazzarri's on the...
Although Keith Richards is downshifting into solo mode for the remainder of 2015, he's still itching to get the Rolling Stones back in the studio to record their long-awaited followup to 2005's A Bigger Bang. Richards, who on September 18th will release both his first new solo...
Roger Daltrey has revealed that he’s actually banned from playing two shows in a row without at least one night’s break. Daltrey, who over the past decade has dealt with several bouts of vocal issues told England’s The Mirror that following recent surgery removing a growth on...
After surviving a cancer scare, Bruce Dickinson hopes that Iron Maiden will record again in the future. Dickinson spoke with a group of fans in Paris at Guillaume Tell Studios -- where the band's new album, The Book of Souls, was recorded. After talking about making the album...
Staind and Saint Asonia guitarist Mike Mushok said in a new interview with the Metal Brainiac podcast that he could never imagine recruiting a new singer for Staind if frontman Aaron Lewis continues to devote most of his time to his solo career. Mushok explained, "Staind is so...
Sammy Hagar will publish his first book about cooking on September 15th. Titled Are We Having Any Fun Yet?: The Cooking and Partying Handbook, contains "stories from a lifetime of food, along with signature recipes and drinks." In addition to his own recipes, it includes the...
Ozzy Osbourne is working on a "really special album," according to remarks given by Epic Records president Sylvia Rhone to Billboard.com. Rhone revealed the news at Epic Fest, a day-long celebration of the record label held on Saturday (August 29th) at the Sony Pictures studio...