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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has told RollingStone.com that the band has written close to 20 new songs for its long-awaited 10th studio album, and will get closer to entering the studio in the near future. Ulrich said, "We've got lots of songs, and we're honing them and...
David Gilmour will release his latest studio album in the fall, which will coincide with a brief eight-date European tour, according to Rolling Stone. The new album follows on the heels of Pink Floyd's Top Three 2014 collection, The Endless River, and marks Gilmour's first solo...
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi issued a personal appeal to Indonesian president Joko Widodo, a known heavy metal fan, to spare the lives of two Australians on death row for drug-related charges. Iommi said in his letter, "The lndonesian prison system has had great success in...
The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony will air on HBO in May as apart of a new three-year deal with the channel. The inductees for this year’s class, who’ll be inducted on April 18th at Cleveland’s Public Hall, are Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Ringo Starr,...
Kid Rock's 10th studio album, First Kiss, was shown enough love by 146,000 fans in its first week on sale to debut at Number Two on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday (March 4th). The disc is the eighth in a row by Rock to reach the Top 10, going back to 1998's breakout...
Nickelback has released a video for "She Keeps Me Up," the second single from the band's latest album, No Fixed Address. The song is one of the album's more experimental tracks, which frontman Chad Kroeger told us was part of the plan this time: "We just want to try something we...
Billy Joel biographer Fred Schruers says that by shedding the autobiographical angle, he was able to tell Billy's story more completely. Schruers had signed on to be the ghostwriter of Billy's 2011 memoir, The Book Of Joel, before Billy decided to scrap the book -- which left...
Van Halen has confirmed reports that it is releasing its first-ever live album with singer David Lee Roth on March 31st. Tokyo Dome Live In Concert was recorded on June 21st, 2013 at the Tokyo Dome in Japan and features 23 songs taken from all seven albums the band has recorded...
Metallica will celebrate Record Store Day next month with the release of an exact duplicate of the band's 1982 cassette demo tape, No Life 'Til Leather. The limited edition cassette will be available exclusively in independent record stores on April 18th. It features artwork...