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Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler appeared in public with estranged drummer Bill Ward for the first time since late 2011 at the Ivor Novello Awards in London, England on Thursday (May 21st). The members of the legendary metal act were on hand to accept...
Faith No More drummer Mike Bordin admitted in an interview with Radio.com that his involvement in the controversial 2002 re-recordings of drum and bass parts on Ozzy Osbourne's first two classic albums was "f**ked up." Bordin and future Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, who...
It appears even some law enforcement officials have an issue with Nickelback. With the band on tour in Australia and performing in Brisbane on Wednesday night (May 20th), the QPS Media Unit account on Twitter -- the social media site for the Queensland police -- issued an alert...
Happy Birthday to Bob Dylan, who celebrates his 74th birthday on Sunday (May 24th)! Dylan appeared on Tuesday night (May 19th) as David Letterman's second-to last musical guest on CBS's The Late Show, performing "The Night We Called It A Day," from his critically acclaimed, Top...
Happy Birthday to Elton John's longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin, who turns 65 today (May 22nd)!!! Taupin, who first teamed up with Elton in 1967, wrote the lyrics to such modern classics as "Bennie And The Jets," "Philadelphia Freedom," "Daniel," "Border Song," "Take Me To The...
On Wednesday, May 20th, the Rolling Stones announced at noon that they would be performing a secret Hollywood show. The show sold out quickly as the band was scheduled to perform their 1971 release, Sticky Fingers, in its entirety. The Stones will broadcast live behind the scene...
Foo Fighters were the final musical guests on David Letterman's last appearance as the host of CBS-TV's Late Show on Wednesday night (May 20th). The band performed "Everlong" as Letterman said goodbye to the show he has hosted for 22 years. Foo Fighters also tweeted a photo from...
Journey's Neal Schon, Joe Bonamassa, Gov’t Mule’s Warren Haynes, Steve Miller, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Count’s 77, Johnny A, and Lou Pallo and the Les Paul Trio are all scheduled to perform in honor of Les Paul's 100th Birthday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square in New York...
A new study undertaken by a firm called SeatSmart has determined that the lyrics of Canadian act Nickelback are "more intelligent" than those of other popular rock acts such as Foo Fighters and Linkin Park. SeatSmart's Andrew Powell-Morse analyzed the lyrics of 225 songs that...