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Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan was found dead in his Los Angeles hotel room on Wednesday morning (May 27th), according to Billboard.com. The 68-year-old Sheehan was apparently the victim of cardiac arrest. Paramedics were called to his room after he was found...
Happy Birthday to John Fogerty, the man Bruce Springsteen has often introduced as "The Hank Williams of his generation," who turns 70 years old today (May 28th)! Fogerty is taking a break from his extended spring and summer dates, in which he and his band spotlight key tracks...
Pete Townshend will be honored tonight (May 28th) in Manhattan at the 11th Annual MusiCares Map Fund Benefit Concert at the Best Buy Theater. Bruce Springsteen will present Townshend with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his dedication and support of the Map Fund, which provides...
Breaking Benjamin's "Failure" has just notched its third straight week at Number One on Active Rock radio, giving the band the third Number One single of its career after 2007's "Breath" and 2009's "I Will Not Bow." As he has done in the past, Breaking Benjamin frontman and...
Paul McCartney turned down a role on NBC’s Friends. According to a report by The Huffington Post, “Macca” passed on playing the father to the British Emily, Ross’ second wife, with the role going to veteran Tom Conti. The Emmy Award-winning sitcom's casting director Leslie Litt...
Once again Steely Dan will return to New York City's Beacon Theatre for a string of eight shows featuring several of their classic albums performed in their entirety. The fall run follow the band's 23-show summer tour with special guests Elvis Costello & The Imposters...
Asia bassist and lead vocalist John Wetton has issued a statement regarding recent his cancer surgery, according to Vintage Vinyl News. Fans were hipped to him receiving some type of health procedure back on May 13th when he tweeted that he would be “out of action for some days...
Pete Townshend urged good friends Ray and Dave Davies to reunite in 2014 for the Kinks' 50th anniversary. The rock world was gearing up for some type of team-up last year by the often-estranged brothers when it seemed -- finally -- that both of them were on the same page...
In addition to his many talents -- including fronting Kiss, Paul Stanley is known as a painter, an author and now a “lifestyle designer.” Blabbermouth.net reported that Stanley has joined forces with social media marketing company, Epic Rights to the launch the “all-new...