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AC/DC has released an official new publicity photo of the band and notably absent from it is drummer Phil Rudd, who was also a no-show at the group's recent video shoot on October 3rd and 4th for the two new singles, "Play Ball" and "Rock Or Bust." Rudd was replaced for the...
The new Foo Fighters single, "Something From Nothing," arrived at radio stations and online on Thursday afternoon (October 16th). The track is the first full-length song release from the band's upcoming album, Sonic Highways, which is due out November 11th. The single arrives...
Ozzy Osbourne was asked by his son Jack in a new interview posted by Noisey what advice he would give to his 21-year-old self, to which he replied, "Don't do drugs." But when asked what he would tell a 30-year-old Ozzy, the Black Sabbath singer joked, "Take more drugs." Ozzy...
It was 41 years ago Sunday (October 19th, 1973) that the Who released their second double album, the watershed 1973 collection, Quadrophenia. The set featured such classic Who songs as "The Real Me," "5:15," "I'm One," "The Punk And The Godfather," "Drowned," "Sea And Sand," and...
Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Steve Miller, Cyndi Lauper, and Steve Winwood are among the artists who have made the shortlist for the 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Vintage Vinyl News reported that among the other songwriters vying for a spot...
Prior to Fleetwood Mac hitting the road, Lindsey Buckingham spent time turning Christine McVie's recent piano and vocal demos into new Fleetwood Mac tracks, which will form the basis of the band's first new album with McVie in 27 years. Although Mac has released both a 2012 EP...
After another backbreaking series of shows throughout the past spring and summer, you'd think Peter Frampton would be enjoying a hard deserved rest. Not so fast; Frampton is already back at work doing tracking working on several projects near and dear to his heart. Frampton...
It was 29 years ago this week (October 16th, 1985) that "Little" Steven Van Zandt got like-minded performers into a studio to cut the track "Sun City." The song, which featured contributions from Bruce Springsteen, Bono, Lou Reed, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, and many others in an...
Metallica came very close to firing founding member and drummer Lars Ulrich in 1986, according to longtime Metallica friend and Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian. While doing press for his new memoir, I'm The Man: The Story Of That Guy From Anthrax, Ian confirmed the long-running...