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It was 50 years ago Saturday night (October 25th, 1964) that the Rolling Stones made their debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. The Stones' debut was nothing like the Beatles' celebrated first appearance the previous February, when they performed five songs. The Stones, who were...
Happy Birthday to former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, who turns 78 today (October 24th). Wyman, who quit the Stones in 1991, was on hand for the band's 2012 London shows as part of their 50 & Counting Tour. Both Wyman and longtime fans were disappointed that he was...
There may be hope yet for Black Sabbath fans who hope to see the band reunite with original drummer Bill Ward when they head out on their final tour in 2015. In a new interview with Esquire, singer Ozzy Osbourne said, "What I'm really happy about is, if this is Black Sabbath's...
Foo Fighters have announced additional details about the concert the band is playing at Chicago's Wrigley Field on August 29th, 2015. The day-long event will celebrate the musical history of the Windy City and feature performances by local legends Cheap Trick, Urge Overkill and...
The Who has postponed the first European dates of the band’s 50th anniversary tour, bumping the Irish shows from November to the summer. The November 26th show at Dublin, Ireland’s O2 and November 28th’s Belfast, Northern Ireland gig at Odyssey Arena have been rescheduled for...
John Fogerty is set to perform for President and Mrs. Obama on November 6th at the White House as part of a Veteran’s Day event for PBS. A Salute To The Troops: In Performance At The White House will premiere Friday, November 7th at 9 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide, as part...
Neil Young will launch his first art exhibition next month in Santa Monica, California. The series of watercolors will be displayed in Young’s show, titled, Special Deluxe, from November 3rd to the 8th at the Robert Berman Gallery. Young will make an appearance on the show’s...
The Grateful Dead have announced a 50th anniversary documentary with Martin Scorsese serving as one of the film’s executive producers and Amir Bar-Lev on board as the project's director. The Dead’s surviving members, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart said in...
With the lack of true rarities found on the recent George Harrison box set, The Apple Years: 1968-75, fans were pleasantly surprised when Olivia Harrison took time out to air a song never heard before on British radio. On Monday (October 20th), Olivia appeared on good friend...