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It was 48 years ago today (March 30th, 1967) that the Beatles posed for their famous Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. The Beatles, who were sporting psychedelic marching band outfits, had designed the album cover concept with then husband and wife team Peter...
Tremonti, the band fronted by Alter Bridge/Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti, has announced that bassist Wolfgang Van Halen will not tour with the band due to commitments with his main act, Van Halen. Wolfgang said in a statement, "I am still part of Tremonti and very excited for...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's new musical will be featured as part of the 2015 season for theatrical companies on both the West and East Coasts. The show, titled These Paper Bullets!, is described as a "modish rip-off" of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing...
Elton John has not spoken to his mother in seven years. Elton’s 90-year-old mom, Sheila Farebrother, revealed to The Daily Mail that the pair stopped speaking when Farebrother refused to stop talking to two of Elton’s longtime insiders that Elton had cut off after decades of...
Check out Sammy Hagar & The Circle's version of Poundcake from the 1991 album For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge. Poundcake was the first song to be released as a single from the album and made it to #1 on U.S. Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart. This version was played last year...
Ozzy Osbourne will undergo surgery in May, forcing the singer to cancel his planned Ozzfiesta event scheduled to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico from May 27th to May 31st. The organizers said in a statement, "Like you, we were very excited about the...
Jimmy Page is reportedly dating a woman 46 years younger than him, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. The twice-before married, 71-year-old Page has been linked to 25-year-old actress Scarlett Sabet, who is best known for her role in 2008’s A Perfect Hideout with Billy Zane...
Roger Daltrey says that the current Who tour, which hits North America in a couple of weeks, is a bittersweet experience for the lifelong road warrior. Daltrey, who has battled vocal issues over the past decade, told Rolling Stone, “My vocal cords are better now than they've...
The latest release as part of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band's ongoing vintage concert series is yet another famed New Year’s Eve gig. Following last month’s Tower Theatre, Philadelphia 1975 digital release is the new Nassau Coliseum, New York 1980, featuring “The...