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A Facebook event page was set up for two Metallica shows at a closed location of Joe's Crab Shack in Tucson, Arizona on August 7th and August 9th. The event page said that tickets were being sold at all Los Betos Restaurant locations in town and -- in the best part of the prank...
The London building that was once home to Pink Floyd ’s Britannia Row studios is being converted into a luxury rental space. Floyd recorded Animals there along with parts of The Wall and The Division Bell. David Gilmour will join his wife, writer and lyricist Polly Samson , at...
Although Joe Perry and Steven Tyler have spoken openly about Aerosmith launching a farewell tour, Perry says it's not quite as close to happening as you might think according to Ultimate Classic Rock . Perry says, "It’s one of many things we’ve talked about as a band, but I don’...
Keith Richards will be the subject of director Julien Temple's upcoming BBC 4 TV documentary, Keith Richards - The Origin Of The Species. The Guardian reported that in addition to his own doc, the Rolling Stones' co-founder will curate two nights of music programing with...
Sting and Peter Gabriel's "Rock Paper Scissors" tour rolls on hitting Auburn Hills, Michigan tonight (June 30th). As was the case with his recent joint trek with Paul Simon, the new show sees both artists mixing and matching, duetting on some songs, playing solo with their bands...
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin and ex-Guns drummer Matt Sorum have reunited on a new song by Stradlin called "F.P. Money." Sorum laid down drum tracks for the song, which will be released next month. Stradlin said, "Matt Sorum and I crossed paths earlier this year...
A new Beatles podcast, titled FABCAST , is blowing more than a few minds, having just revealed the details of the Beatles' final group meeting before their split. FABCAST -- which is hosted by rock journalist Howie Edelson, musician Stephen Bard, and record company veteran Dave...
KISS will be back on the road Monday as the band starts its Freedom to Rock tour in Tucson, Arizona. Gene Simmons says, "We're gonna bring the whole gargantuan big show to you - all of it. Bells, whistles, everything. We're gonna shake the heavens, blow the roof and we're gonna...
Metallica is featured in a new advertising campaign for the Italian luxury menswear house Brioni. According to Business Of Fashion, the campaign was shot in black-and-white and features two portraits of the four members of the band -- one in black tuxedoes, one in white tuxedoes...