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AC/DC didn't approach Axl Rose about replacing Brian Johnson. It was Axl's idea. He tells BBC 6 Music , "I called the day I read about it in the news, that there was a situation going on with Brian's hearing. I called a guy who's their production manager right now because I knew...
Would you sell a handwritten letter from Kurt Cobain to help pay your rent? That's exactly the decision '90s alternative icon Juliana Hatfield revealed she's dealing with in a new article. Hatfield writes about the note from the Nirvana frontman in a piece for The Talkhouse , in...
The person who invented wireless in-ear monitors claims his new device could get Brian Johnson back on stage with AC/DC without any further hearing damage. Stephen Ambrose says that his latest invention, the ADEL (Ambrose Diaphonic Ear Lens), adds an artificial ear drum to take...
Due out June 17th, Red Hot Chili Peppers have titled their 11th album The Getaway. The album was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. The first single, "Dark Necessities," is out today and available as an instant download if you pre-order the...
The French national soccer team will take the field at the Euro 2016 tournament next month to a cover of the 1979 KISS song "I Was Made for Lovin' You" by the band Skip the Use . Andre Vallini, a government official responsible for the protection of the French language, says the...
AC/DC are doing what they can to convince fans that having Axl Rose take over for Brian Johnson on their Rock or Bust tour is a good thing. On their website , they've posted a piece with the headline, "Alice, Nikki and Zakk speak out!" The article reads, "Ahead of one of the...
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson's close friend, comedian Jim Breuer, slammed the band's co-founding guitarist, Angus Young, over his treatment of Johnson's revelation that the singer would have to stop touring or face total hearing loss. Speaking on the Talk Toomey podcast, Breuer...
Jon Bon Jovi appears as the new pitchman for DirecTV. Ultimate Classic Rock posted the clip, which shows a couple realizing they forgot to record the TV program they had wanted when Bon Jovi pops up to serenade them with a tune explaining the benefits of turning back time -- be...
Eight previously unreleased songs from late Alice In Chains lead singer Layne Staley are currently being restored and properly mixed by Seattle-based audio designer Jesse Holt, according to Alternative Nation. The tunes all have vocal tracks from Staley on them and Holt has...