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Still running until January 4th at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is the David Bowie Is exhibit. The show is the first full retrospective of David Bowie’s career, featuring over 400 objects, most from Bowie’s personal archive "including handwritten lyrics, original costumes...
George Harrison will be honored with the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award prior to next year’s Grammy Awards in February. The academy will also honor blues legend Buddy Guy, the Bee Gees, country duo the Louvin Brothers, jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter, composer...
Tickets for the first announced dates on AC/DC's 2015 world tour are reportedly going fast, with the band's July 1st show at Dublin, Ireland's 52,000-person capacity Aviva Stadium selling out in less than 20 minutes. according to The Independent. Meanwhile, all 72,500 tickets to...
Happy Birthday to Rolling Stones co-founder Keith Richards, who turns 71-years-old today (December 18th). Richards, a man who due to his previous penchant for hard street drugs wasn't expected to see 30 -- let alone 70 -- has often infamously topped numerous "Most Likely To Die...
The Who has announced that Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will appear as the opening act on their upcoming North American tour. Jett, who was just tapped as an inductee to the 2015 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will play both the spring and fall legs of the tour,...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich will appear in a new film called Radio Dreams from young Iranian director Babak Jalali. The comedy started production on November 18th in San Francisco, with Ulrich shooting his scenes on December 8th. The film also features an appearance from...
Ringo Starr will be entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 -- but not the way his three other Beatles bandmates did. The Hall has often been regarded -- both in the industry and the public -- as a highly political animal, with some artists deemed worthy after only...
Rock Scully, the manager of the Grateful Dead from 1965 to 1985 died on December 16th of lung cancer at age 73, according to Monterey County Weekly. Scully, who in 1995 published the memoir of his time serving the band, called Living With The Dead remains a favorite among fans...
There inductees for thee 2015 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame have been announced and include Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Ringo Starr, Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Bill Withers, the "5" Royales, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. The induction...