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It was 44 years ago today (July 3rd, 1971) that Jim Morrison was found dead in the bathtub of his apartment in Paris, France by his longtime companion, Pamela Courson. The local coroner ruled the official cause of death for the 27-year-old Doors frontman as "heart attack induced...
A new documentary about the late Pink Floyd co-founder and frontman Syd Barrett is due out later this summer, according to Gibson.com. Titled Have You Got It? -- taken from the name of a Pink Floyd track that Barrett wrote for the band before leaving the group -- the film will...
Rush drummer Neil Peart told Rolling Stone that he's surprised no one has approached the band about making a film version of their 2012 concept album, Clockwork Angels. Peart said, "To me, it would make an amazing movie and I thought it would happen organically -- that by now...
The Grateful Dead will play their final three shows and celebrate their 50th anniversary this weekend (Friday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 5th) at Soldier Field in Chicago. Fans unable to attend any of these historic gigs will be able to experience them through streaming video...
Foo Fighters are at it again with their weird and often hilarious tour rider requests. For the kick-off to the band's North American tour tomorrow (Saturday, July 4th) in Washington D.C., the group has banned eight random items from the venue, including Frisbees, copies of Boy's...
A petition allegedly created by Creed fans to change the name of the upcoming boxing movie Creed has turned out to be a hoax, according to Spin. The trailer for the movie, a spinoff of Sylvester Stallone's Rocky films, debuted earlier this week and a petition was posted a short...
It was 24 years ago today that Axl Rose caused a riot to break out during a Guns N' Roses gig after leaping into the crowd to remove a camera from a fan at Riverport Amphitheatre in Maryland Heights, MO. In total, over 50 people were injured and 15 fans were arrested. The...
The Rolling Stones have announced Exhibitionism, the band’s first ever major exhibition, which will run from April to September 2016 at London’s prestigious Saatchi Gallery. The press release stated “as well as over 500 Rolling Stones important and unseen artifacts from the band...
Robert Plant gets the chance to flaunt his comedic wares in the upcoming British comedy, Doreen: The Movie. Noise 11 reported that the former Led Zeppelin frontman plays a suburban door-to-door handyman offering up services to re-tar a prospective customers’ driveway. Plant’s...