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Coming on November 11th is the Rolling Stones' latest multi-media release, Havana Moon. The concert, which was captured last March 25th at the band's first Cuban gig at Havana's Ciudad Deportiva, will be released in a number of configurations: DVD / Double CD; Blu-ray / Double...
Robert Plant will join Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, and the Milk Carton Kids, among others, for the "Lampedusa: Concerts For Refugees" tour. According to Plant's Facebook page, "Lampedusa is an 11-stop concert tour intended to raise awareness of the...
After delaying the start of their new tour by a few days so that band and crew members could recover from an illness, Green Day kicked off the first North American leg of their world tour on Monday night (September 26th) in Columbus, Ohio. According to Diffuser , the band opened...
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil spoke with Los Angeles radio host Full Metal Jackie about the state of the band's next studio album, which will follow up 2012's King Animal. According to Loudwire , Thayil explained, "Right now there are some other projects that are taking up...
Today (September 27, 1986) marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, who was killed in 1986 at the age of 24 in a bus crash while the band was touring in Sweden. Frontman James Hetfield reflected on the somber date in a new interview posted at...
A newly erected life-size bronze statue of the Eagles ' late co-founder Glenn Frey is now housed in Winslow, Arizona's "Standing On The Corner Park." The tribute joins a previous statue from back in the 1990's that many people believe to be "Take It Easy's" co-writer, Jackson...
Would Fleetwood Mac dare tour without Stevie Nicks? According to Christine McVie -- maybe. McVie chatted with Rolling Stone and aside from discussing the newly released deluxe edition of 1982's Mirage album, she shed light on the group's half-finished new studio set. McVie...
Bruce Springsteen publishes his long-awaited autobiography today (September 27th), titled Born To Run, and kicks off a nine-stop book tour in his hometown of Freehold, New Jersey at Barnes & Noble. Springsteen, who likened the process of writing and re-writing the book to...
Happy Birthday to Meat Loaf, who turns 69 today (September 27th)! Meat and composer Jim Steinman are back with their fourth full album together, Braver Than We Are, which was released earlier this month -- with some of the material on the album actually pre-dating Steinman's...