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Journey's Neal Schon, Joe Bonamassa, Gov’t Mule’s Warren Haynes, Steve Miller, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Count’s 77, Johnny A, and Lou Pallo and the Les Paul Trio are all scheduled to perform in honor of Les Paul's 100th Birthday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square in New York...
A new study undertaken by a firm called SeatSmart has determined that the lyrics of Canadian act Nickelback are "more intelligent" than those of other popular rock acts such as Foo Fighters and Linkin Park. SeatSmart's Andrew Powell-Morse analyzed the lyrics of 225 songs that...
The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir was in New York City this week to rehearse with Phish's Trey Anastasio for the Dead's upcoming "Fare Thee Well" shows in Santa Clara, California, and Chicago. Weir is also promoting the new documentary, The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob...
Yes co-founder, bassist Chris Squire, has been diagnosed with Acute Erythroid Leukemia (AEL), an uncommon form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Chris will be receiving treatment in his adopted hometown of Phoenix over the next few months, and will unfortunately be sitting out...
Roger Daltrey has revealed that he -- like Who bandmate Pete Townshend -- is suffering from hearing problems. Daltrey spoke candidly to Britain's Daily Mirror, claiming he's now "deaf as a post," and needs to frequently check in with hearing specialists. He explained, “I’ve got...
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson returns in a new second season episode as host of the series Cars That Rock. In a clip posted online, Johnson visits the iconic MG factory in Longbridge, England to gain an insight into the beloved British make. A six-part series, Cars That Rock...
Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan told Fox 5 New York that he thinks the recently released Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, a documentary about the late Nirvana frontman told through his art, music and home movies, is "brilliantly done," adding, "It's extremely sad at the...
Coming to CD and DVD on July 24th with be Lynyrd Skynyrd - One More For The Fans. The once-in-a-lifetime tribute concert featured the band teaming up with such legendary friends and fans as Gregg Allman, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick, Warren Haynes & Gov’t Mule, Alabama, John...
A new book about Soundgarden titled Photofantasm Soundgarden: Nudedragons To King Animal is out now in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. The book highlights the Seattle band's reunion via hundreds of pages of photographs, graphic art, anecdotes, interviews, and reviews, all...