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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...
The Who kicked off its 50th anniversary North American tour last night (April 15th) at Tampa, Florida's Amalie Arena. The band's 23-song setlist covered nearly every facet of the Who's career, from their earliest 1960's pop singles, through the rock operas Tommy and Quadrophenia...
It was 51 years ago today (April 16th, 1964) that the Rolling Stones released their self-titled debut album. The collection, which was based around the Stones' stage act at the time, featured covers of Bobby Troup's "Route 66," Willie Dixon's "I Just Want To Make Love To You,"...
According to local TV station TMJ4, Puddle Of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin was arrested on Wednesday (April 15th) on charges of disorderly conduct after an incident at Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport. Although the station reported that Scantlin spent Wednesday night in...
Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick may have been edged out of a gig when the original members reunited, donning their legendary makeup and costumes -- but he remains a fan of the band and proud of the “unmasked” era he was a part of. Kulick, who joined in 1984 and left in 1996,...
Don Henley’s long-awaited new solo album, called Cass County, will be released either in the late summer or early fall, according to the Eagles drummer. Cass County, which is Henley's fifth solo set, is co-produced by Henley's longtime collaborator, former Tom Petty & The...
Foo Fighters have announced that the band will give a special performance at the Record Connection in Niles, Ohio this Saturday (April 18th), which is Record Store Day. To attend the noon gig, fans in the area must head to the store and pre-order the new Foo's EP, Songs From The...