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It was 44 years ago today (September 18th, 1970), that Jimi Hendrix died at the age of 27, about two months shy of his 28th birthday. Over 40 years later, the events surrounding his death remain sketchy at best, with the only clear fact being that the coroner report stated that...
Coming to CD, DVD and Blu-ray this November will be two classic Rolling Stones concerts from 1975 and 1981. The two shows are the first in the band’s From The Vault series, with Hampton Coliseum - Live In 1981 coming on November 4th, and L.A. Forum - Live In 1975 coming on...
Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon is the latest entertainment figure to slam U2 for teaming with Apple to put the band's new album, Songs Of Innocence, on every single iTunes account in the world for free regardless of whether it was wanted or not. Sharon wrote on Twitter...
Queen has officially entered the booze business. Noise 11 reported that in honor of late frontman Freddie Mercury -- a great lover of the drink -- Queen has launched Killer Queen Vodka “with Bravado and the ‘Original’ Stoli spirits producer SPI / Latvijas Balzams in the European...
Metallica has announced via the band's official website that it will release all 27 shows it played in 2014 on CD before the year is out. The band's statement said, "Starting today through the end of this year, every show that we've played in 2014 will be released on CD! We are...
Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger and pop singer Avril Lavigne are reportedly headed for divorce after a year of marriage, according to Us Weekly. Inside sources revealed, "It's over. He has been going around L.A. telling people that they are divorcing." The 39-year-old Kroeger...
Most fans have to sometimes wait 40 years for a deluxe repackaging of a beloved album. Paul McCartney has decided to reward fans with a deluxe, expanded collector’s edition of his latest album, New, a mere 24 months after its original release. The new edition of New features two...
Robert Plant continues to lob digs at both Jimmy Page and his Led Zeppelin past. Plant, who's busy promoting his new album, Lullaby And The Ceaseless Roar, which Hits Daily Double predicts will sell a paltry 27,000 copies in its first week, was asked by Billboard if he heard...
Buckcherry guitarist Keith Nelson slammed U2 in a new interview for the Irish supergroup's free giveaway of its new album, saying that the gesture sent a message that "their music isn't worth anything." U2 stunned the music world last week when it made the new album available...