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According to Blabbermouth, Metallica's limited edition cassette version of its 1982 demo tape, No Life 'Till Leather, was the second-best selling item released as an exclusive on Record Store Day (April 18th). It was beaten only by a vinyl edition of the White Stripes album Get...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and AC/DC singer Brian Johnson both make guest appearances on the new studio album from Alice Cooper. According to Billboard, The album is a collection of mostly cover songs that also features contributions from Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Paul...
Da Capo Press is pleased to announce that Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Duff Mckagan’s How To Be A Man (And Other Illusions) will hit bookstores on May 12th. In How To Be A Man, the follow-up to his critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling memoir, It’S So Easy (And Other...
According to Vulture, the Los Angeles apartment that Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and his wife Courtney Love shared from 1991 to 1992 is now available for rental through AirBnB. The apartment’s current owner says he wasn’t informed of its one-time tenants until after signing the...
Ex-Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland told About.com in a new interview that the band Art Of Anarchy, whose album he sang vocals on, is a "scam," saying, "I wish I could say I was surprised (that I was mentioned as a member), but I wasn’t surprised. It was a scam from...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has issued a letter of gratitude to fans following the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last Saturday night (April 18th) in Cleveland. Writing at his Instagram account, Armstrong said, "I can’t express enough how much...
Tool has commented on the pressing plant error that inadvertently pressed the band's 1992 debut EP Opiate onto copies of what was supposed to be a special vinyl edition of U2's latest effort, Songs Of Innocence, as a Record Store Day (April 18th) exclusive in the U.K. Having...
Halestorm's third album, Into The Wild Life, debuted at Number Five on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, selling 56,000 copies in its first week of release. That was a much bigger haul than the band's previous effort, 2012's Grammy-winning The Strange Case Of . . . ,...
Moody Blues leader, singer-guitarist Justin Hayward has announced an eight-date solo run with his band. The summer trek will take in stops in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey. Hayward’s recent live DVD/Blu-ray, Spirits. . . Live - Live...