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The Who At The Super Bowl - 2010 It was five years ago this Super Bowl Sunday (February 7th, 2010), that the Who performed a medley of five of their classic songs at the halftime show during the Super Bowl at Miami's Sun Life Stadium. The band performed a nearly 12-minute set...
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has gone onto social media sites to thank fans for their support after he was arrested in a bar brawl on Tuesday night (January 27th) in Death Valley, California. Butler wrote, "Thx for your messages & support following the unfortunate...
Tom Petty posted a statement about regarding him and Jeff Lynne receiving 25 percent of the publishing from pop crooner Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me" due to its similarities to Petty and Lynne's 1989 classic "I Won't Back Down." Petty posted the following statement on his...
Happy Birthday to Tom Petty's right-hand man and Heartbreakers co-founder and lead guitarist -- Mike Campbell, who turns 65 on Sunday (February 1st). Campbell was part of Mudcrutch with Petty prior to the pair founding the Heartbreakers in 1975, and along with Petty reunited...
Foo Fighters have added an unprecedented second night at New York City's Citi Field to the band's upcoming North American tour. The group's July 16th concert at the home of the New York Mets was already set to be their biggest Big Apple date ever, but with tickets selling out...
It was 46 years ago this afternoon (January 30th, 1969) that the Beatles performed for the last time in public, on the roof of their Apple headquarters building in London. For the better part of that January, the group had been filming their rehearsals for a planned comeback...
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler was arrested Tuesday night (January 27th) after an altercation at the Corkscrew Saloon on the Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley, California. According to TMZ.com, the 65-year-old musician was booked at the Inyo County Jail under this full...
Eddie Van Halen will speak on February 12th at L.A.’s Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and Zocalo Public Square as part of the ongoing “What It Means To Be American” program. The Dutch-born Van Halen will discuss his American journey, “his role in creating one...
Foo Fighters brought out some of the band's favorite rock cover tunes at a recent shot in Rio de Janeiro. The band played Kiss' "Detroit Rock City," Rush's "Tom Sawyer," the Faces' "Stay With Me" -- featuring vocals from drummer Taylor Hawkins -- and the Queen/David Bowie hit "...