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Peter Frampton posted on Facebook that he’s currently re-recording “an album’s worth” of his older music on just acoustic guitar and piano. Frampton posted a photo of the intricate mic setup in his Nashville studio with a “Geek Alert” advisory. No release date has been announced...
Van Halen has announced the dates and cities for a summer/fall North American tour that will kick off on July 5th in Seattle, winding down on October 2nd in Los Angeles. To promote the tour, the band will perform live on the outdoor stage of ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live on March...
While Metallica's 1988 album ...And Justice For All is considered one of the band's classics, it has been criticized almost since the day it was released for the lack of any bass guitar on the record. Jason Newsted's playing is almost inaudible -- and now we know who's to blame...
Paul Stanley says that it’s vocal issues that affect vintage singers much more than the physicality of hitting the road decade after decade. Stanley, who’s now 63, explained the toughest part of being a performing musician going on 50 years, telling Classic Rock magazine, “...
Out now is Pretend You’re In A War: The Who And The Sixties, arguably the most important book ever published on the formation and early days of the Who. In celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary, noted British author Mark Blake -- who's already published groundbreaking and...
Scott Weiland has apologized to fans for his rude behavior at a recent meet-and-greet in Boston. According to Alternative Nation, Weiland posted a statement on Facebook in which he wrote, "I would like to make a sincere apology to the fans that were at the meet and greet in...
Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti told Loudwire on Tuesday (March 24th) that singer Scott Stapp, who made headlines last November by claiming that he was broke and living in his car after all his money had been taken by either his wife or some sort of shadowy conspiracy, recently...
John Fogerty has announced an October 6th release date for his autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music. The book will deal with his early years goring up in Northern California, his breakthrough in the late-1960's writing all of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s classic...
Happy Birthday to Elton John, who turns 68 today (March 25th). On December 21st, Elton and his partner of 21 years, David Furnish, were married at the couple’s Windsor estate in Berkshire, England. Elton and Furnish, who have been together since 1993, entered into a civil...