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Steven Tyler says that with him, what you see is pretty much what you get. Tyler -- along with Aerosmith partner Joe Perry -- has joined David Bowie, John Legend, They Might Be Giants, the Flaming Lips, Cyndi Lauper, and others, who'll be supplying new songs for the 2016...
Phil Collins’ solo catalogue is finally getting a massive overhaul starting on November 6th, with deluxe editions of his 1981 debut Face Value and his fifth album, 1993’s Both Sides. The two sets are the first in the "Take A Look At Me Now" retrospective campaign in which all...
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell said recently that the band had started working on material for its next album and he was apparently telling the truth: a photo posted at the group's Facebook account on Wednesday (September 2nd), showed the band members in the studio with...
Halestorm singer Lzzy Hale joined Thee Rock 'N' Roll Residency on stage Tuesday night (September 1st) at the Dan McGuiness pub in Nashville, Tennessee to perform covers of classic songs from Black Sabbath, AC/DC and Jefferson Starship. Halestorm guitarist Joe Hottinger joined in...
Keith Richards admits that his solo work allows a side of him to come out that isn't evident in his catalogue of songs with Mick Jagger. Richards, who on September 18th will release both his first new solo album in 23 years called, Crosseyed Heart -- along with the new Netflix...
Drummer Kenney Jones credits the sound of the Faces to the band rallying around Ron Wood while he developed his distinctive guitar style. Newly released is You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (1970-1975), the band's latest box set, which features newly remastered versions of...
Forbes magazine disputes a report by Britain's Mirror newspaper that Bono is a billionaire and the world's richest musician. The Mirror says it was his Elevation Partners equity firm's purchase of a 2.3% share of Facebook that increased his bank account to 10-figures, but Forbes...
Another annual edition of the MTV Video Music Awards has come and gone, and once again the alleged awards ceremony is being criticized for a distinct lack of rock acts in the lineup alongside the usual pop freakshow. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong took to Twitter to...
It was Dave Grohl's turn to cry during Foo Fighters' massive show at Chicago's Wrigley Field over the weekend, as Grohl told the audience what Chicago meant to him musically and shared some of Nirvana's history with the city. Grohl said, "Let me tell you something, tonight is...