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Former Styx singer-keyboardist Dennis DeYoung has chimed in on Jimmy Fallon and actor Paul Rudd remaking the video for the band's 1981 song, "Too Much Time on My Hands." He writes on his Facebook page: Neither my former colleagues nor I have ever experienced the social media...
Scott Stapp of Creed wasn't kidding when he told an Atlanta radio station the project he was joining was "six degrees of separation" from Scott Weiland. That interview on Monday led people to believe he was joining Stone Temple Pilots, which the band shot down rather quickly...
Many AC/DC fans in Belgium really don't want to see Brian Johnson's replacement -- Axl Rose -- front the band when they play there May 16th. The Belgian paper De Standaard reports that about 7,000 AC/DC fans requested to get their money back because they don't want to watch Axl...
The Who will take their 50th anniversary tour into their 51st year, as they've just announced their Back to The Who tour of Europe in August and September. They'll play five special shows in their native United Kingdom -- Glasgow, Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham and Liverpool...
Steven Tyler has announced a tour in support of his upcoming country album, which he tells us he has about two more weeks of work on before he releases it in July. He gave a sneak preview last night (Monday) at New York's Lincoln Center in a benefit for his foundation for abused...
It's official -- Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, The Who and Roger Waters will come together on October 7th, 8th and 9th at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California for Desert Trip, a three-day classic rock festival unlike any other. Dylan will open...
Eddie Vedder told the crowd Sunday night at New York's Madison Square Garden that his friend Jack was celebrating his birthday and that he had requested a song. Vedder said, "I was like, 'That's a bit gutsy, especially at the Garden. I don't want to mess around when we're...
It was 40 years ago this week (May 1st to May 7th) that Led Zeppelin's seventh album, Presence, hit Number One for the first of two weeks. The album, which featured the instant radio classic, "Nobody's Fault But Mine," featured one single released for the U.S. market, "Candy...
Curious and/or anxious to hear what AC/DC sounds like with Axl Rose on the mic? Some enterprising fans in Lisbon, Portugal -- where the band is rehearsing with Rose for its upcoming European dates -- have camped outside the studio where AC/DC is working and managed to record...