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Tonight (February 9th) marks the 52nd anniversary of the Beatles' American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. Seen by over 73 million viewers, the show has gone on to become one of TV's most iconic moments, much like Neil Armstrong's 1969 walk on the moon. The Beatles performed...
It was 44 years ago tonight (February 9th, 1972), that Paul McCartney, along with his new band Wings, performed his first solo show at Britain's Nottingham University. Although McCartney refused to include any Beatles numbers in the band's set, he couldn't resist performing the...
Metallica frontman James Hetfield told the Associated Press that he doesn't expect his band to ever get invited to play the Super Bowl halftime show. According to Loudwire, Hetfield explained, "The fan base is really wide, but as far as playing halftime for the Super Bowl, I...
After over a year off the net, David Lee Roth's web series, The Roth Show, is back online on the newly revamped DavidLeeRoth.net website. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, the first installment of 2016 focused on "the history of Los Angeles car culture, including the size of...
It was 28 years ago today (February 8th, 1988) that the Who performed for the last time with drummer Kenney Jones. The band -- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, and Jones -- reunited for a three-song set at London's Royal Albert Hall during the British Phonographic...
Stone Temple Pilots have officially launched a search for a new singer. The band parted ways with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington last fall and had just started looking for another vocalist before Scott Weiland died in December. They write on their website, "We’ve already...
Sammy Hagar says, "My dream is coming true as I'm being interviewed by Dan Rather next week on AXS TV for The Big Interview, which will air on February 23rd. AND I just hit my second New York Times bestseller with Are We Having Any Fun Yet - WOO! It sure is looking like an...
The first ever Keith Moon signature drumstick has finally been issued. TheWho.com posted the stick has been produced by Vic Firth Co., which is the world’s largest and leading manufacturer of drumsticks and mallets. Moon died at age 32 on September 7th, 1978, and according to...
Alice Cooper will make a rare prime-time appearance when he performs on the Grammy Awards. He will be joined by his Hollywood Vampires -- Joe Perry, Johnny Depp and Duff McKagan -- as they pay tribute to the late Motörhead frontman Lemmy. They'll also roll out a new song, "As...