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Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington is resting at home following last week's heart surgery, which forced the band to postpone dates on their tour with Peter Frampton. Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Rickey Medlocke provided an update on bandmate Gary Rossington, saying, "In the...
Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd said in a new interview that he’s a changed man who's no longer doing the “all the crazy stuff” that landed him an eight-month home detention sentence. Rudd told the New Zealand Herald, "I have behaved myself pretty well. I even tried to give up...
Paul McCartney has been named the UK’s most successful albums act of all time, according to The Telegraph. "Macca" has sold an astonishing 700 million albums globally and has just been awarded the Official Chart Record Breaker Award for the massive sales over the course of his...
Happy Birthday to Mick Jagger, who turns 73 today (July 26th)! Jagger, will always be best known as being rock's preeminent frontman and co-songwriter with partner Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones' greatest works. Last year, Jagger was faced with a personal blow following...
Twelve days after collapsing backstage during a show in Brooklyn, New York, Joe Perry was back on stage with theHollywood Vampires Friday night in Rohnert Park, California. While sources close to the tour say it was a combination of dehydration and exhaustion that took Perry...
It was 36 years ago today (July 25th, 1980), AC/DC released their biggest selling album ever, Back In Black. It was their first album without lead singer Bon Scott, who had died a few months earlier after passing out and choking on his own vomit following a long night of...
Set for re-release on September 12th is Styx: Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas. The show, which was filmed in high definition on July 25th, 2014, features such Styx classics as "Lady," "Too Much Time On My Hands," "Rockin’ The Paradise," "Come Sail Away," "Fooling Yourself (...
Who aficionados better start saving up -- Fender guitars has just announced its limited edition Custom Shop Stratocaster designed in collaboration with Pete Townshend. The guitar, which is based on the specs from Townshend's signature live guitar since 1999, will be issued in a...
Scorpions are truly a world act, having played countries far and wide, but the one country they've yet to play is Australia. And so now the German rockers will check Australia off their list when perform there in September, starting in Melbourne on October 18th. Reps for the...