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Van Halen will play the 2015 Billboard Music Awards later this month, marking the first time that the current lineup of the band -- which includes original singer David Lee Roth and guitarist Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang on bass -- has performed at an awards show. Billboard...
Filmmaker Brett Morgen, director of the new documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, has revealed that an album collecting previously unheard music from late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's personal tapes will be released this summer. Morgen told Bedford + Bowery, "We’re going...
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, bassist Duff McKagan and others are among the musicians and celebrities that have joined a campaign this month to make sure bears can still poop in the forest. The campaign, which is actually called “Let a...
Lindsey Buckingham paid a visit to L.A.’s University Of Southern California 37 years after recording its USC Trojans Marching Band live at Dodger Stadium for the title track to Fleetwood Mac’s 1979 Tusk album. Rolling Stone reported on Wednesday night (April 29th) at the...
It was 38 years ago today (May 4th, 1977) that The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl was released. The live album, which featured songs from all three of the group's shows at the venue, August 23rd, 1964 and August 29th and 30th, 1965, was remixed and produced by George Martin for...
Van Halen is currently in rehearsals for its summer tour of North America and the band is hinting that it might pull out some rarely played deep cuts from its catalog. According to HenneMusic, bassist Wolfgang Van Halen recently tweeted, "Working on setlist ideas right now...
Due to popular demand the Who is once again making each night of their Who Hits 50! tour available to fans featuring the house mix from every show. Back in 2006 and 2007, the Who thrilled fans by making their shows available as both CD’s and DVD's. This time around, fans are...
David Coverdale is gearing up to celebrate his past in the present with the May 19th release of Whitesnake's 12th studio album, The Purple Album. The new set is billed as “a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale’s time as the lead singer for Deep Purple’s Mark III...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl paid tribute to Kiss on Wednesday night (April 29th) during the ASCAP Pop Music Awards, where the legendary band was recognized for their influence as songwriters. According to Rolling Stone, Grohl presented founding members Paul Stanley and Gene...