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Green Day played a surprise show last Thursday evening (April 16th) at the House of Blues in Cleveland, just prior to the band's Saturday night (April 18th) induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. According to Consequence Of Sound, the punk trio's first U.S. show in two...
Foo Fighters played a nine-song set for a crowd of 150 fans inside the Record Connection, a tiny store in Niles, Ohio, on Saturday (April 18th) to commemorate Record Store Day. Frontman Dave Grohl told the audience, "I know we’re in a strip mall, (but) let’s pretend this is a...
Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne has responded to an open letter posted by founding Sabbath drummer Bill Ward on Facebook earlier this week, in which Ward said he would not consider rejoining the band unless Ozzy publicly apologized for what Ward perceived as a series of...
The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will take place on Saturday (April 18th) at Cleveland's Public Hall. This year’s inductees are Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Ringo Starr, Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Bill Withers, the "5" Royales, and the...
Courtney Love said in an interview with V magazine that watching the new documentary about her late husband, Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, with her daughter Frances was a "very healing" experience. Love said, "To see (the film) in that room with my daughter was very cathartic...
With Record Store Day happening on Saturday (April 18th), this year's Record Store Day Ambassador, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, sat down with Entertainment Weekly to discuss -- ironically enough -- the continuing decline of record sales. Grohl said that how fans get the...
Fans who were shut out of catching the final three Grateful Dead reunion shows this summer at Chicago's Soldier Field are in luck! Fathom Events has announced that all three nights -- July 3rd, 4th, and 5th -- will be presented live in movie theaters around the nation as a five-...
It was 45 years ago today (April 17th, 1970) that Paul McCartney released his first solo album apart from the Beatles. Although McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr had all produced and released solo projects before, the McCartney album was the first solo...
Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has posted an open letter on Facebook in which he says he would not consider rejoining the band unless singer Ozzy Osbourne publicly apologizes for what Ward perceives as a series of insults. Although Ward was initially going to...