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10 years after its initial release and a month after it came out on Blu-ray for the first time, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich credits the 2004 documentary on the group, Some Kind Of Monster, with saving the band's career. Ulrich told The Wrap, "The making of the movie was one of...
The latest release as part of Bruce Springsteen’s ongoing vintage concert series goes all the way back to August 9th, 1978. Following the success of his inaugural leap into live vault digital downloads with his 2012 Apollo Theatre set, “The Boss’” legendary Cleveland Agora...
The Who's 1974 rarities and vault collection Odds & Sods was voted Number One in Ultimate Classic Rock's list of ‘Leftovers’ Albums. The list featured collections by rock's top acts, which mainly consist of non-LP tracks, previously unreleased songs, and/or songs that were...
Staind does not have any plans at the moment to get back together and begin working on its eighth studio album, with guitarist Mike Mushok recently telling a New Jersey radio station, "There is no real new material." Aside from a few festival shows earlier this year, Staind has...
It was 35 years ago tonight (December 29th, 1979) that Paul McCartney & Wings gave their final live performance. McCartney, who had formed the band in 1971, had seen the group go through several incarnations -- running through three guitarists and four drummers in only seven...
Ringo Starr has wrapped production on his 17th solo studio album, tentatively titled, Let Love Lead. The former Beatles drummer announced via a video update that he had completed the recording and mixing of the album, which will be released in early-2015 via Universal. The album...
Both a new narrative film and a documentary about the life and career of late AC/DC singer Bon Scott are in the works, according to Billboard.com. The documentary, titled Looking For Bon, will explore Scott's life from 1970 to 1974. The film will be followed by a Bon Scott...
Phil Collins says that due to the nerve damage he's suffered in his elbow, he's been rendered useless behind a drum kit. Collins spoke to Uncut and explained that despite corrective surgery, he's been left with two numb fingers on his left hand and is unable to even grip a...
John Mellencamp is gearing up for his longest tour in recent years, performing a whopping 80 dates between late-January and early-August. Over the course of the trek, Mellencamp will be playing some of America’s most legendary venues, including such historic arenas as New York...