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Van Halen is currently in rehearsals for its summer tour of North America and the band is hinting that it might pull out some rarely played deep cuts from its catalog. According to HenneMusic, bassist Wolfgang Van Halen recently tweeted, "Working on setlist ideas right now...
Due to popular demand the Who is once again making each night of their Who Hits 50! tour available to fans featuring the house mix from every show. Back in 2006 and 2007, the Who thrilled fans by making their shows available as both CD’s and DVD's. This time around, fans are...
David Coverdale is gearing up to celebrate his past in the present with the May 19th release of Whitesnake's 12th studio album, The Purple Album. The new set is billed as “a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale’s time as the lead singer for Deep Purple’s Mark III...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl paid tribute to Kiss on Wednesday night (April 29th) during the ASCAP Pop Music Awards, where the legendary band was recognized for their influence as songwriters. According to Rolling Stone, Grohl presented founding members Paul Stanley and Gene...
A Russian politician has slammed the cover of U2's latest album, Songs Of Innocence, as gay propaganda, according to Consequence Of Sound. Alexander Starovoitov of Russia’s far-right leaning LDPR party has asked the country’s attorney general to investigate Apple for...
Newly released are expanded reissues of Bad Company’s first two albums -- their 1974 self-titled collection, and 1975’s Straight Shooter. The albums, which feature such immediate and instant classics as “Can't Get Enough,” “Rock Steady,” “Bad Company,” “Ready For Love,” “Seagull...
Former Eagles and Poco bassist Randy Meisner denied the rumor that his wife, Lana, is trying to kill him, according to TMZ.com. Meisner, who’s now 69, squashed the accusations by friend James Newton, who filed courts papers seeking a conservatorship of Meisner, stating that the...
It was 39 years ago Sunday (May 3rd, 1976) that Paul McCartney kicked off his one-and-only North American tour with Wings, dubbed Wings Over America, in Fort Worth, Texas. The tour, which featured the classic fourth lineup of Wings, marked McCartney's return to the U.S. concert...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has commented to Rolling Stone on a recent report in which the band's producer, Rob Cavallo, said that Armstrong had five new songs ready for the trio's next record. Armstrong said, "I've got, like, four or five songs right now. I'm gonna...