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Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has insisted in a new interview with Rolling Stone that he is "quite capable" of playing a full concert with the group, despite the band members themselves saying the opposite. Ward stepped away from the Sabbath reunion in early 2012,...
It's been nearly seven years since Metallica last released an album, and while the band is now writing material for its next studio effort, guitarist Kirk Hammett admitted to something that may have slowed down the process a bit. Hammett said on "The Jasta Show" podcast, "I put...
It was an emotional night at Cleveland’s Public Hall on Saturday night (April 18th) as the surviving Beatles reunited on stage for the culmination of the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. In addition to Ringo Starr, who was inducted by Paul McCartney, this year...
Green Day played a surprise show last Thursday evening (April 16th) at the House of Blues in Cleveland, just prior to the band's Saturday night (April 18th) induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. According to Consequence Of Sound, the punk trio's first U.S. show in two...
Foo Fighters played a nine-song set for a crowd of 150 fans inside the Record Connection, a tiny store in Niles, Ohio, on Saturday (April 18th) to commemorate Record Store Day. Frontman Dave Grohl told the audience, "I know we’re in a strip mall, (but) let’s pretend this is a...
Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne has responded to an open letter posted by founding Sabbath drummer Bill Ward on Facebook earlier this week, in which Ward said he would not consider rejoining the band unless Ozzy publicly apologized for what Ward perceived as a series of...
The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will take place on Saturday (April 18th) at Cleveland's Public Hall. This year’s inductees are Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Ringo Starr, Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Bill Withers, the "5" Royales, and the...
Courtney Love said in an interview with V magazine that watching the new documentary about her late husband, Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, with her daughter Frances was a "very healing" experience. Love said, "To see (the film) in that room with my daughter was very cathartic...
With Record Store Day happening on Saturday (April 18th), this year's Record Store Day Ambassador, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, sat down with Entertainment Weekly to discuss -- ironically enough -- the continuing decline of record sales. Grohl said that how fans get the...