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Can you imagine Lars Ulrich crooning "Nothing Else Matters"? It could have happened to Metallica, according to their former manger. Jon Zazula, who managed the band for a bit in 1982, says they discussed making Ulrich the frontman due to James Hetfield's early nerves over...
Mike McCready dreams about a Pearl Jam a residency where they play some of their albums front to back. McCready says his fantasy is inspired by seeing Cheap Trick play their early albums during a 1998 residency at the Crocodile Cafe in Seattle. He tells Rolling Stone , "We could...
The Edge lost his father, John Garvin Evans, on April 17th following a long illness. In addition to his son, he is survived by another son, Richard; and a daughter, Gillian, along with numerous grandchildren. His wife, Gwenda, passed away in 2012. The Edge commented on his...
Now that the Desert Trip has officially been announced for October 7th, 8th and 9th, there is speculation about what The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, The Who and Roger Waters are being paid, what it will take to make the show profitable and more...
Bad Company have released their first-ever official live album featuring the band's classic lineup of Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke, Mick Ralphs, and the late-Boz Burrell. The double-disc, Live In Concert 1977 & 1979, features selections from such legendary Bad Company gigs as...
Sixx:A.M. has responded to YouTube's recent comments on the way it compensates artists, with the video streaming behemoth claiming that it pays more to music acts than radio and music streaming services like Spotify. The band has accused YouTube -- which is owned by Google -- of...
It was 39 years ago today (May 4th, 1977) that The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl was released. The live album, which featured songs from all three of the group's shows at the venue, August 23rd, 1964 and August 29th and 30th, 1965, was remixed and produced by George Martin for...
Former Styx singer-keyboardist Dennis DeYoung has chimed in on Jimmy Fallon and actor Paul Rudd remaking the video for the band's 1981 song, "Too Much Time on My Hands." He writes on his Facebook page: Neither my former colleagues nor I have ever experienced the social media...
Creed singer Scott Stapp has confirmed that he has joined Art Of Anarchy, the band that released a self-titled debut album last year which featured vocals from late Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland. The group also features Disturbed bassist John Moyer and ex-Guns N'...