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Former Metallica producer Bob Rock told the Brazilian podcast Wikimetal recently that the "full story" behind the band's near-collapse in 2001 and 2002 -- chronicled in the 2004 documentary Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster -- has yet to be told. Rock explained, "(The movie is)...
Slash has released a performance clip of the song "World On Fire", taken from the upcoming Blu-ray/DVD, Live At The Roxy 25.9.14. The June 15th release captures a complete show by Slash and his band Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators at the historic Roxy nightclub in Los...
Peter Frampton's joint summer tour with Cheap Trick kicks off on Friday (June 5th) in Temecula, California at the Pechanga Resort & Casino, and is shaping up to be one of the hottest tickets of the season. Frampton will play a pre-tour show on Wednesday night (June 3rd) in...
The Who’s drummer, Zak Starkey, will play his second New York City gig tonight (June 2nd) at Manhattan’s Santos Party House, as part of the group, SSHH. The band, which features the famed drummer -- and eldest son of Ringo Starr -- playing guitar with longtime girlfriend Sshh (...
Original Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson came to the defense of singer Courtney Love on Sunday (May 31st) when a fan on Twitter accused Love of being involved in the "murder" of her husband, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Despite clear and overwhelming evidence that Cobain shot...
It was 42 years ago this week (beginning on June 2nd, 1973) that Paul McCartney & Wings topped the Billboard singles and album charts with their single "My Love" and their album Red Rose Speedway. McCartney had formed Wings in 1971 with wife Linda, drummer Denny Seiwell, and...
The Rolling Stones performed the McCoys’ classic 1965 chart-topper, “Hang On Sloopy” for the first time in nearly 50 years, during the group’s Saturday night (May 30th) show at Columbus, Ohio’s Ohio Stadium. Rolling Stone reported in 1985, the single -- which featured the great...
U2 ditched its massive new stage production for one evening to play a special show at the tiny Roxy nightclub on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles on Thursday night (May 28th). 500 fans, celebrities and radio contest winners jammed the legendary venue to watch a 12-song set that...
According to Blabbermouth, the reissues will kick off on June 22nd with 1970's self-titled debut album, 1971's Paranoid and 1971's Master Of Reality. They will be followed on June 29th by 1972's Vol. 4, 1973's Sabbath Bloody Sabbath and 1975's Sabotage. On July 13th, 1976's...