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The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will celebrate the partial reunion of Guns N' Roses' classic lineup by featuring the 2012 Hall Of Fame inductees in a "Legends Of Rock" exhibit that will open on Friday, February 26th. Among the items that will be on display are: • Guns n’ Roses...
Metallica showed their continuing love for their late bassist Cliff Burton and a band that inspired him at their "Night Before" show at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Saturday. The night started with Irish rockers Thin Lizzy's "The Boys Are Back in Town" coming over the...
Mick Jagger gave his son James a job by casting him as a singer in the HBO series Vinyl, but that didn't buy the younger man's musical loyalty. It turns out James is not that huge a fan of his father's music. The young Jagger says, "When people ask me if I prefer the Rolling...
The Grateful Dead offshoot band Dead & Company has announced a 17-date spring and summer shed and stadium tour. The band features Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart, along with John Mayer, Allman Brothers Band bassist Oteil Burbridge, and RatDog and Dead...
It was 52 years ago tonight (February 9th, 1964) that the Beatles' made their American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. Seen by over 73 million viewers, the show has gone on to become one of TV's most iconic moments, much like Neil Armstrong's 1969 walk on the moon. The Beatles...
It was 44 years ago tonight (February 9th, 1972), that Paul McCartney, along with his new band Wings, performed his first solo show at Britain's Nottingham University. Although McCartney refused to include any Beatles numbers in the band's set, he couldn't resist performing the...
Metallica frontman James Hetfield told the Associated Press that he doesn't expect his band to ever get invited to play the Super Bowl halftime show. According to Loudwire, Hetfield explained, "The fan base is really wide, but as far as playing halftime for the Super Bowl, I...
After over a year off the net, David Lee Roth's web series, The Roth Show, is back online on the newly revamped DavidLeeRoth.net website. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, the first installment of 2016 focused on "the history of Los Angeles car culture, including the size of...
It was 28 years ago today (February 8th, 1988) that the Who performed for the last time with drummer Kenney Jones. The band -- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, and Jones -- reunited for a three-song set at London's Royal Albert Hall during the British Phonographic...