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It was 40 years ago this week (November 23rd to November 29th) that the Rolling Stones' It's Only Rock N' Roll topped the Billboard 200 album chart. The album marked the Stones' first without Jimmy Miller -- their producer since 1968's Beggars Banquet -- with production duties...
Robert Plant shared some ambiguous explanations as to why he refuses to reunite with his Led Zeppelin bandmates, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. During an interview with Sound Opinions, he explained that he developed his lifelong creative wanderlust while fronting the pre-...
In a recent interview with Britain’s Absolute Radio, Nickelback’s guitarist Ryan Peake and guitarist / singer Chad Kroeger claimed that the Internet’s harshest comments couldn’t compete with their own vicious self-mockery. "We are one of those bands that a lot of people think...
Bob Dylan performed a four-song set of primarily 1950’s classics for an episode of a Swedish TV reality show. Rolling Stone reported the mini-gig took place on Sunday (November 23rd) at Philadelphia's Academy of Music. The show, called Experiment Ensam, features a single person...
It was 38 Thanksgivings ago tonight (November 25th, 1976) that the Band played its most famous concert. Billed as The Last Waltz, the show at Winterland in San Francisco featured the group, along with an all-star guest list, in what became the farewell performance of the...
The video for the title track of AC/DC’s new album, Rock or Bust, has been released. The video, shot in London on October 3-4th, was directed by David Mallet and features fans that were invited to participate. The album is set to drop December 2nd. The “Rock or Bust” track...
AC/DC guitarist Angus Young said in an interview with the Australian rock station Triple M that drummer Phil Rudd is “in a strange place and a strange situation,” adding, “I know he's living in New Zealand, but it's something we've gotta get resolved. If we're going forward, we'...
The Who officially kicked of its 50th anniversary tour on Sunday night (November 23rd) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The band, led by surviving members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, played a solid 18-song set, with...
The Rolling Stones wrapped their 14 On Fire tour on Saturday night (November 22nd) with their final show in Auckland, New Zealand. The tour of Down Under was originally slated for last March, but postponed following the suicide of Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, L’Wren Scott...