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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have purchased a new home for $10 million in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Los Angeles. According to TMZ, the Beverly Hills estate features nearly 5,700 square feet of space, a grotto covered in roses and ivy, five bedrooms, five and a half...
ZZ Top has added 17 new stops to its upcoming tour, stretching the trek into early October. As it stands now, the trio kicks things off on August 12th in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at Bethlehem Musikfest, with the tour winding down on October 4th at Louisville, Kentucky’s Champions...
Coming on September 18th is the Grateful Dead's largest box set to date, with the massive 80-CD behemoth, 30 Trips Around The Sun. The package, released in celebration of the band's 50th anniversary, includes over 73 hours of music, 30 unreleased live shows -- one for each year...
Tom Petty’s pre-fame band Mudcrutch will reconvene for its first new album since it’s 2008 self-titled debut set. In addition to Petty on bass, Mudcrutch includes Heartbreakers' keyboardist Benmont Tench and guitarist Mike Campbell, and Mudcrutch co-founders Randall Marsh on...
It was 32 years ago today (June 3rd, 1983) that Derek & The Dominos drummer Jim Gordon brutally murdered his mother. Gordon, who was officially diagnosed with schizophrenia while on trial for bludgeoning his mother with a hammer and stabbing her to death, is still regarded...
It was 30 years ago this week (June 1st, 1985) that Sting released his first solo album apart from the Police. Although the collection was originally conceived as just one of the three separate solo projects he, Andy Summers, and Stewart Copeland embarked on following the global...
It’s looking as though Billy Joel will soon have a road named after him in Long Island, New York. His official website (BillyJoel.com) posted: “A bill in the State Legislature to name part of state Route 107 in the Town of Oyster Bay ‘Billy Joel Boulevard’ has passed in the...
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has announced that he will embark on a solo acoustic tour of North America this fall in support of his upcoming solo album, Higher Truth, which arrives on September 18th. The trek begins on September 20th in Los Angeles, winding down on...
Buckcherry will release its seventh studio album, titled Rock 'N' Roll, on August 21st through the band's own F-Bomb Records. A new single called "Bring It On Back" has been posted online, along with an accompanying video. Singer Josh Todd said in a statement, "There's been so...