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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich will appear in a new film called Radio Dreams from young Iranian director Babak Jalali. The comedy started production on November 18th in San Francisco, with Ulrich shooting his scenes on December 8th. The film also features an appearance from...
Ringo Starr will be entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 -- but not the way his three other Beatles bandmates did. The Hall has often been regarded -- both in the industry and the public -- as a highly political animal, with some artists deemed worthy after only...
Rock Scully, the manager of the Grateful Dead from 1965 to 1985 died on December 16th of lung cancer at age 73, according to Monterey County Weekly. Scully, who in 1995 published the memoir of his time serving the band, called Living With The Dead remains a favorite among fans...
There inductees for thee 2015 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame have been announced and include Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Ringo Starr, Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Bill Withers, the "5" Royales, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. The induction...
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson said in a new interview on BBC Radio 2's The Chris Evans Breakfast Show that the band is always careful not to overload its live set with too much new material. Johnson explained, "When we do a tour, or start a new tour, we never do more than maybe two...
The Who has cut their UK tour short, with it’s final two shows being postponed until the spring. The band was originally supposed to wrap the run tonight and tomorrow (December 17th and 18th) at London’s O2 Arena, but Roger Daltrey's illness has forced the band to push the dates...
Pearl Jam recently promoted a GoFundMe crowdsourcing campaign aimed at helping Toni Wood, the mother of late Mother Love Bone singer Andrew Wood, who was living in unsafe conditions in a trailer on Bainbridge Island in Washington while simultaneously paying for her other son’s...
Talk about planning your year in advance -- ZZ Top already has 32 North American dates on the books, keeping them on the road through May. The band kicks things off with a two-night stand on January 17th and 18th at San Antonio, Texas' Majestic Theatre, with the run -- as of now...
Happy Birthday to the legendary Paul Rodgers, who celebrates his 65th birthday today (December 17th)!!! Over the decades Paul Rodgers has remained one of rock's most beloved voices fronting such legendary bands as Free, Bad Company, the Firm, and Queen + Paul Rodgers. Earlier...