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Angus Young and Cliff Williams say they are very pleased with how things are working out with Axl Rose stepping in for Brian Johnson on AC/DC's European tour. "He's doing very well, under the situation which we had, it was very good that he volunteered and said, 'Hey, if I can...
With Rush on hiatus, guitarist Alex Lifeson says he's thought about doing another solo album, but that's all it is, a thought. His first and only album was Victor in 1996, and while it was a rewarding experience, he tells Guitar Connoisseur he's not ready to make such a...
Pink Floyd will be honored with a new series of stamps in the U.K. The 10 stamps feature images of five albums -- Piper at the Gates of Dawn, Atom Heart Mother, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Endless River -- and five of the band's tours. The...
Highlights from Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival are finally coming out digitally and on CD. The 41-track Crossroads Revisited: Selections From the Crossroads Guitar Festival will be available on July 1st digitally and as a three-CD set. The festivals, which have been...
Keith Richards has begun posting new episodes of his Ask Keith video series on his website . This week's question is, "If you could re-live one full day from your life, which would it be?" Billy Joel and his pal, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are featured in the June issue of...
An AC/DC fan who ran into Angus Young and his wife Ellen in Vienna said she asked the guitarist if the band will continue after its current tour and whether Axl Rose will stay on vocals. Angus told her that right now their focus is just on finishing this tour and nothing is...
Happy Birthday to Stevie Nicks, who celebrates her 68th birthday today (May 26th)! Nicks is currently on hiatus having wrapped Fleetwood Mac's world tour earlier this year. The trek marked the first time Christine McVie had performed with the group since 1998. Stevie Nicks ‎...
Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan's new documentary, It's So Easy And Other Lies: Live At The Moore, will begin a limited theatrical run in U.S. theaters starting today, according to Deadline. XLrator Media will present the film in 50 cities ahead of its arrival in Los Angeles...
Bon Jovi has wrapped production on its new album This House Is Not For Sale. The band posted a photo of the band at Electric Lady Studios on Twitter, underscoring that they've mended feces with its record label, UMG (Universal Music Group) by wearing a Mercury Records T-shirt...