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Metallica is prepping remastered deluxe editions of the band's first two albums, 1983's Kill 'Em All and 1984's Ride The Lightning, and is asking for help from their fans to put the sets together. Anyone who has photos of the group, along with memorabilia or audio of concerts...
The Who’s backing group will serve as the house band for November 11th’s An Evening Of Who Music In Aid Of Teenage Cancer Trust at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Although the Who have not officially been announced, it’s all but a sure bet that Pete Townshend and Roger...
It was 40 years ago Sunday (November 2nd, 1974) that George Harrison launched his "George Harrison & Friends North American Tour" becoming the first solo Beatle to tour North America. Harrison opened the tour on November 2nd, 1974 at Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum. The 30-date...
Only a year after the release of his Top Three New collection, Paul McCartney has issued a box set edition of the album. The latest version of New features two CD’s -- including the original album, and the various CD and Internet bonus cuts, and six newly released cuts -- three...
Out now is Survivor co-founder and leader Jim Peterik’s memoir, Through The Eye Of A Tiger, which chronicles Peterik’s roller coaster ride -- twice, with Survivor and his classic band '70s group Ides Of March. The book touches upon his early life growing up in Illinois along...
That’s all she wrote for the mighty Allman Brothers Band, who played what was billed as their final show together on Tuesday night (October 28th) at New York City’s Beacon Theatre. It’s been a long road for the band, which started as a joint dream between two incredibly talented...
Slash will be the subject of a two-part documentary and live concert event presented by Guitar Center and Direct TV. The life and music of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will be examined via a 90-minute live show filmed recently at the Roxy nightclub in Hollywood, followed by a...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has told Studio Brussel in a new interview that a track on the band's upcoming Sonic Highways album and HBO series, called "Subterranean," was inspired by the end of his previous band, Nirvana. Grohl explained that the first music he recorded...
Metallica has confirmed that it will spend an entire week in November as the musical guests on CBS-TV's The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson. The band said in a statement, "We're excited to celebrate Craig Ferguson's final season on CBS as he has asked us to join him for an...