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Another annual edition of the MTV Video Music Awards has come and gone, and once again the alleged awards ceremony is being criticized for a distinct lack of rock acts in the lineup alongside the usual pop freakshow. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong took to Twitter to...
It was Dave Grohl's turn to cry during Foo Fighters' massive show at Chicago's Wrigley Field over the weekend, as Grohl told the audience what Chicago meant to him musically and shared some of Nirvana's history with the city. Grohl said, "Let me tell you something, tonight is...
Graham Nash has 20 songs recorded for his next solo album, to be titled, Now/Then. Nash spoke to McCall.com and revealed that after Crosby, Stills, & Nash wrapped up their last string of dates, he and the band's guitarist -- and Nash's solo tour companion -- Shane Fontayne...
Australian tour promoter AJ Maddah has shot down rumors that a reunited Guns N' Roses lineup was being courted to headline that country's Soundwave festival next year. The rumor got started when the owner of Cherry Bar in Melbourne appeared on Triple M radio Down Under and said...
It's no secret that Joe Satriani would like to see Chickenfoot -- his band with Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith -- make a third album, but Hagar is not on board with the idea. But then again, you never know. Hagar and Satriani were in a studio over the weekend, and...
It's no secret that Van Halen's music leans toward the heavier side, but even when they were covering songs by Montrose, Queen, Grand Funk, ZZ Top, Black Sabbath and others, they were also doing pop songs. And that was the case in 1976 when they were playing at Gazzarri's on the...
Although Keith Richards is downshifting into solo mode for the remainder of 2015, he's still itching to get the Rolling Stones back in the studio to record their long-awaited followup to 2005's A Bigger Bang. Richards, who on September 18th will release both his first new solo...
Roger Daltrey has revealed that he’s actually banned from playing two shows in a row without at least one night’s break. Daltrey, who over the past decade has dealt with several bouts of vocal issues told England’s The Mirror that following recent surgery removing a growth on...
After surviving a cancer scare, Bruce Dickinson hopes that Iron Maiden will record again in the future. Dickinson spoke with a group of fans in Paris at Guillaume Tell Studios -- where the band's new album, The Book of Souls, was recorded. After talking about making the album...