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Queen and latest frontman Adam Lambert are bringing the latest leg of their tour to South America. The seven-date jaunt, which will play in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile, brings the band back to perhaps its most rabid fan base, which considers Queen among the biggest groups of...
Paul Stanley has announced his latest solo project, an R&B band, called Soul Station, according to Bravewords.com. Stanley will premiere the 10-piece band -- which also features Kiss drummer Eric Singer -- on September 11th at the group’s premiere gig at L.A.’s Roxy Theatre...
Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell told Total Guitar in a recent interview that he would be open to an Audioslave reunion. Cornell said, "I think it would be great. We did a lot of songs, and with the benefit of not having done anything with those guys for so long, I can’t...
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded not guilty to charges of breaching the conditions of his home detention, according to the Associated Press. The 61-year-old Rudd also faces charges of possessing and consuming alcohol, which constitute the breach in his sentence of eight...
Coming to CD and DVD on August 28th is the latest Jimi Hendrix vault release, Freedom: Jimi Hendrix Experience Atlanta Pop Festival, which took place on July 4th, 1970 -- just 10 weeks before his death. In addition to that, Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church, a new documentary...
There's probably never been a more reluctant rock star than Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, and after over 50 years in the spotlight, his disdain for notoriety and all that comes with it hasn't diminished. He spoke about the double-edged sword of fame to Mojo magazine,...
Slash has gotten together with ex-Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley to lay down a guest guitar track on a Thin Lizzy cover song that Frehley has recorded for his upcoming covers collection. According to Blabbermouth, the album is due out later in the year via SPV/Steamhammer Records...
Some 14 previously unheard Nirvana recordings, comprised of demos and alternate mixes, mysteriously and briefly surfaced online over the weekend. According to Consequence Of Sound, the source of the recordings was unknown, although Reddit users were able to glean some...
A new book about the band Alice In Chains reportedly reveals, of all things, some new details surrounding the 1994 death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. According to Consequence Of Sound, the book, titled Alice In Chains: The Untold Story, claims that Cobain's wife Courtney...