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AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded not guilty to charges of breaching the conditions of his home detention, according to the Associated Press. The 61-year-old Rudd also faces charges of possessing and consuming alcohol, which constitute the breach in his sentence of eight...
Coming to CD and DVD on August 28th is the latest Jimi Hendrix vault release, Freedom: Jimi Hendrix Experience Atlanta Pop Festival, which took place on July 4th, 1970 -- just 10 weeks before his death. In addition to that, Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church, a new documentary...
There's probably never been a more reluctant rock star than Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, and after over 50 years in the spotlight, his disdain for notoriety and all that comes with it hasn't diminished. He spoke about the double-edged sword of fame to Mojo magazine,...
Slash has gotten together with ex-Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley to lay down a guest guitar track on a Thin Lizzy cover song that Frehley has recorded for his upcoming covers collection. According to Blabbermouth, the album is due out later in the year via SPV/Steamhammer Records...
Some 14 previously unheard Nirvana recordings, comprised of demos and alternate mixes, mysteriously and briefly surfaced online over the weekend. According to Consequence Of Sound, the source of the recordings was unknown, although Reddit users were able to glean some...
A new book about the band Alice In Chains reportedly reveals, of all things, some new details surrounding the 1994 death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. According to Consequence Of Sound, the book, titled Alice In Chains: The Untold Story, claims that Cobain's wife Courtney...
For a guy who's not currently on tour, Bruce Springsteen is sure logging in some ample stage time this summer. Fresh off his July 31st appearance with U2 at Madison Square Garden, on Saturday night (August 1st) "The Boss" and wife Patti Scialfa returned to Asbury Park, New...
Don Henley has announced a 15-city solo tour in support of his upcoming album, Cass Country, which will be released on September 25th. Henley kicks off the trek on October 3rd at Phoenix, Arizona’s Comerica Theatre with dates stretching through November 12th at Philadelphia,...
Jimmy Page says it's unlikely the world will ever see Led Zeppelin live onstage ever again. Page, who's been the creative force over the extensive revamping of the Zeppelin catalogue, has been the only member of the band to promote the eight expanded sets since the reissue...