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Joni Mitchell was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital yesterday (March 31st) following an emergency call from her house. TMZ.com reported: “Sources tell us paramedics went to 71-year-old Mitchell's Los Angeles home around 2:30 PM. We're told the 911 call was for an unconscious...
Jeremy Brown, guitarist for Scott Weiland's band The Wildabouts, died on Monday (March 30th). The cause of the 34-year-old musician's death has not been revealed. In a post on his Facebook page, Weiland wrote that he was informed of Brown's death via a phone call from the...
According to Loudwire , a lawyer for two Australian men currently on death row in Indonesia has reached out to Metallica on Twitter, asking the band to lobby the President of Indonesia to spare the men's lives. A tweet from Todung Mulya Lubis ( @TodungLubis ) stated, "Hello @...
According to Blabbermouth.net , Duff McKagan has set May 12th as the publication date for How To Be A Man (And Other Illusions). The book is the follow-up to his critically acclaimed memoir, It's So Easy (And Other Lies). In How To Be A Man, McKagan shares the wisdom he gained...
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are selling two unfinished houses in the Hollywood Hills West area of Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times. Both houses are priced at $1.999 million each. One is a 2,538-square-foot Contemporary built in 1961 and containing three bedrooms and...
E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren is heading out on the road next month playing a series of mostly East Coast dates. Recently released is Lofgren’s massive nine-CD / one-DVD career spanning box set, Face The Music. For the upcoming dates, Lofgren will be delving into his...
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth bashed himself in the nose with a microphone stand just moments into "Panama," the opening song of the band's Monday night (March 30th) performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Roth told the audience, "Ladies and gentlemen, I cut my nose on the...
The Rolling Stones have announced the first 15 dates of their North American “Zip Code Tour.” As rumored, the stadium trek kicks off on May 24th at San Diego’s Petco Park and winds down on July 15th in Quebec’s Le Festival D’Ete de Quebec. The tour will make stops in Columbus,...
AC/DC lead guitarist Angus Young turns 60 years old on today (March 31st). Since 1974, Angus has been the iconic image of the band in his trademark schoolboy uniform, while also influencing generations of guitar players with his fluid solos and the no-nonsense, blues-inspired,...