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Eddie Van Halen told Guitar World in a new interview that he was okay with leaving mistakes on Van Halen's new concert album, Live: Tokyo Dome In Concert. Eddie explained, "There are mistakes. After it was mixed I listened to a few parts and went, ‘Okay, I f**ked that up.’ But...
The Who performed its first-ever appearance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Saturday (April 25th). Amazingly, the open air show was the Who's first Louisiana gig since its July 7th, 1980 show at Baton Rouge’s LSU Assembly Center. The Who played a standard hit-...
The Eagles’ Don Henley has joined a growing group of artists fighting against the use of cell phones during their live performances. Henley shed light on the problem posting on his Facebook page: "Bravo to Mumford & Sons for taking a stand on cell phone use at their pre-...
Paul McCartney has announced his first U.S. arena date for June 21st at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center. The show marks "Macca's" first return visit to the "City of Brotherly Love" since his two-night sold-out August 2010 stand at the venue. McCartney's two other stateside...
It was announced 34 years ago today (April 27th, 1981), that Paul McCartney's solo band Wings had disbanded. McCartney and his first wife Linda had formed the group in the summer of 1971 with drummer Denny Seiwell and guitarist and Moody Blues co-founder Denny Laine. The...
Billy Joel will return to his real home turf on August 4th when he plays the final show at Uniondale, New York's Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum -- better known through the years as Nassau Coliseum. Billy will be the final artist to play the iconic Long Island arena before it...
Green Day already has five new songs in the works, according to Diffuser. Producer Rob Cavallo, who has worked with the band on its last nine albums, told England's Kerrang! magazine, "I recently heard five new songs that Billie (Joe Armstrong, frontman) has written and demoed...
Billy Idol, Joan Jett, Foreigner’s Mick Jones, and the Who will perform in tribute to Pete Townshend on May 28th in Manhattan at the 11th Annual MusiCares Map Fund Benefit Concert at the Best Buy Theater. Pollstar reported Bruce Springsteen will appear to present Townshend with...
Paul McCartney once again has topped The Sunday Times Rich List of musicians. McCartney and third wife, multimillion dollar trucking heir Nancy Shevell, are worth a reported $1.97 billion combined fortune. At a reported $3.5 million per gig, McCartney remains one of the top paid...