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Former Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland has been harshly criticized following several performances on his current tour with his new band The Wildabouts, with one review calling his performance "sluggish" and another stating flat-out that the vocalist "appears to have...
Coming on June 29th is the latest Who vault release, Live At Shea Stadium 1982. The set, filmed on October 13th, 1982, features the second of the band’s two-night run at New York’s Shea Stadium during their “Farewell” tour in support of that year's It’s Hard collection. Although...
Gregg Allman, in association with Live Nation, has announced the inaugural Laid Back Festival date on August 29th at New York's Nikon at Jones Beach Theater. Rolling Stone reported that in addition to Allman, other headliners already on board for the show are the Doobie Brothers...
Coming on June 23rd is Journey guitarist and co-founder Neal Schon’s two-CD instrumental solo set, Vortex. The 18-track collection features collaborations with his 1980’s partner, legendary keyboardist Jan Hammer and Journey's Escape and Frontiers-era drummer Steve Smith. Schon...
Former Eagles lead guitarist Don Felder kicks off a series of shows later this week, supplying the opening slot for such old friends as the Doobie Brothers, the Steve Miller Band, and Huey Lewis & The News -- along with several headlining slots of his own. Felder, who co-...
Pearl Jam fans in New York City have launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring the band to Forest Hill Stadium in Queens, according to the Village Voice. Three fans -- Daniel Sheffer, his sister Angelica, and Albert Lee-- were inspired by a similar effort that brought Foo...
Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell and former Guns N' Roses axeman Izzy Stradlin will make guest appearances on a new three-song EP being issued by ex-Guns and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan. The EP, titled How To Be A Man, is a companion piece to McKagan's new book...
Two Alice In Chains fans have launched a petition asking that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Seattle group's first album, Facelift, came out in 1990, which would make them eligible under Hall of Fame rules that an artist must be recording for 25...
Ozzy Osbourne has confirmed that Black Sabbath will head out on its final tour in 2016. The singer broke the news during a press conference on Friday (April 24th) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he performed over the weekend at the Monsters Of Rock festival. Ozzy revealed, "The plan...