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Billy Idol, Joan Jett, Foreigner’s Mick Jones, and the Who will perform in tribute to Pete Townshend on May 28th in Manhattan at the 11th Annual MusiCares Map Fund Benefit Concert at the Best Buy Theater. Pollstar reported Bruce Springsteen will appear to present Townshend with...
Paul McCartney once again has topped The Sunday Times Rich List of musicians. McCartney and third wife, multimillion dollar trucking heir Nancy Shevell, are worth a reported $1.97 billion combined fortune. At a reported $3.5 million per gig, McCartney remains one of the top paid...
It was 39 years ago tonight (April 24th, 1976) that John Lennon and Paul McCartney last saw each other. Over the course of the previous two years, relations between the two chief Beatles had warmed considerably, with the pair spending time together both in Los Angeles and in...
ELO's Jeff Lynne received the 2,548th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles yesterday (April 23rd) saluting his performance and production work with the group, along with the Traveling Wilburys, Dave Edmunds, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, and the Beatles. Petty and Joe...
Slash may be a legendary guitar hero but if there's one thing he's not a fan of himself, it's what he calls "guitar nerds." In a new interview with AL.com, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer said, "That's the worst, when you’re standing onstage and you look down and there’s people...
Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti said in a recent interview with Loudwire that the pressures of success had a negative impact on Creed singer Scott Stapp long before his public meltdown late last year, which he says the band "saw coming." Tremonti explained, "...
Faith No More's two best-selling albums, 1989's The Real Thing and 1992's Angel Dust, are being reissued in new editions featuring plenty of bonus rarities. According to Rolling Stone, the reissues will be available as either double-CD or heavyweight double-vinyl sets with the...
Coming to the theaters nationwide for one night only on September 29th will be Roger Waters: The Wall -- the documentary chronicling Roger Waters' world tour revival of the Pink Floyd 1979 opus. Ultimate Classic Rock reported the film, which Waters co-directed with Sean Evans,...
The Who's current North American tour is gaining traction with the first four shows under the band's belt. Tonight (April 23rd), they roll into Duluth, Georgia for their second-ever show at the Arena at Gwinnett Center -- which the band first played during 2012's Quadrophenia...