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Neil Young has a new album out on June 17th. Earth features live recordings from his 2015 tour with The Promise of the Real along with musical and sound effect overdubs. Young says, "Earth flows as a collection of 13 songs from throughout my life, songs I have written about...
The memory of late AC/DC singer Bon Scott will be honored this weekend by the Scottish town of Kirriemuir, Scott's birthplace, when it unveils a life-sized statue of the singer. The statue will be revealed during the tenth annual Bon Scott international festival, Bonfest, by...
Roger Daltrey has soldiered on over the past decade while dealing with a handful of health issues, but amazingly, during the recent Who shows, his voice is sounding stronger and healthier than it has in the past 15 years. Daltrey shared his secret for maintaining his chops,...
John Mellencamp was honored on Wednesday night (April 27th) during ASCAP’s 33rd Annual Pop Music Awards, which was held at L.A.'s Dolby Ballroom. The Pop Music Awards recognize the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP’s most-performed songs of 2015, with Mellencamp receiving the...
Sixx:A.M. releases the first volume of its new double record set, Prayers for the Damned, Volume 1, today (Friday, April 29th). Band founder and bassist Nikki Sixx told us why the band's fourth studio effort ended up being split in two: "We knew we wanted to make a double record...
Every time it appears as though Aerosmith is down and out, one of the members gives a glimmer of hope for the future. This time it's Joe Perry, who was asked if they have one more album in them. He says , "We go through a cycle. We'll make a record, and then we tour behind it...
Metallica have uploaded their entire Record Store Day performance to YouTube . The nine-song set at Rasputin Music in Berkeley, California focuses on tracks from their recently reissued albums, Kill Em All and Ride the Lightning. You can watch the first song below and see all...
Kid Rock is devastated by the loss of his assistant and friend Mike Sacha who was killed in an ATV crash on Rock's Nashville property. TMZ obtained the audio of Rock's emotional and heartbreaking 911 call demanding an ambulance. The singer is understandably frustrated with the...
Paul McCartney's international "One On One" tour has added six new stops to its itinerary -- including two North American shows in the Midwest. "Macca" has just tagged on three Argentina concerts for next month, along with a single Norway gig in June. Stateside, the former...