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The Rolling Stones are planning on starting sessions later this year for their long-awaited follow-up to 2005’s A Bigger Bang. During a chat with Mojo, Keith Richards let it slip that studio work is on the horizon for the band, when asked about upcoming recording plans. Richards...
Rumors have swirled around Kurt Cobain’s death since he passed away in 1994. One of the most vocal conspiracy theorists is Richard Lee, who recently sent Alternative Nation several documents pertaining to a lawsuit he filed to gain access to extant documents in Seattle...
After leaving Alice in Chains and struggling with drug addiction, frontman Layne Staley had an opportunity to become lead singer of the band that became Audioslave, according to Alternative Nation. The discovery was made after the publication connected with Staley’s friend...
It was 39 years ago today (July 27th, 1976), that John Lennon was issued his Green Card, winning his four-year battle with the U.S. Government to stay in America. Lennon's fight for residency began almost immediately upon landing in the States in the fall of 1971 with wife Yoko...
Happy Birthday to Mick Jagger, who turns 72 today (July 26th). Jagger, will always be best known as being's rock's preeminent frontman and co-songwriter with partner Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones' greatest works. Last year, Jagger was faced with a personal blow following...
It was 35 years ago today (July 25th, 1980), AC/DC released their biggest selling album ever, Back In Black. It was their first album without lead singer Bon Scott, who had died a few months earlier after passing out and choking on his own vomit following a long night of...
Even the most die-hard Eagles fans are learning new facts from the newly released book, The Eagles FAQ - All That's Left To Know About Rock's Superstars. The book, written by Andrew Vaughn, covers an amazing amount of ground in under 330 pages, chronicling not only the band's...
Out today in a special two-CD/DVD package is Lynyrd Skynyrd - One More For The Fans. The show, taped last November 12th at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre, featured the band teaming up with such legendary friends and fans as Gregg Allman, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick, Warren...
Graham Nash is receiving raves for his current solo tour, which features him and longtime Crosby, Stills, & Nash guitarist Shane Fontayne going it alone on stage. Nash told us that not worrying about his partners' material on a nightly basis has proven to be a liberating...