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Foreigner co-founder Lou Gramm is heading out on the road for a string of U.S. and Canadian dates stretching through November. He’ll kick things off on July 4th in Sun Peaks, BC and winds things down on November 7th in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Gramm, who sang lead on all of...
Coming to DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats on September 11th is the latest release by Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra -- Live In Hyde Park. Included on the disc is both Lynne’s triumphant return to the stage in front of 50,000 fans at London’s Hyde Park, along with a new,...
The Grateful Dead kicked off their 2015 reunion shows with a direct salute to their earliest days, with the band performing nothing recorded after 1970. The fans at Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium in Northern California were blown away with the Dead’s salute to their initial albums...
Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl told the Washington Post in a new interview that he was "terrified" of watching the new documentary on late Nirvana founder Kurt Cobain, Montage Of Heck, when he and his wife stumbled upon it on HBO recently. Grohl...
Breaking Benjamin has posted a new live video for "Failure," the first single from the band's recently released fifth album, Dark Before Dawn. The song is currently Number One on the rock radio chart and frontman Ben Burnley told us that the fan response is the reason why he's...
Journey guitarist Neal Schon will serve as the band's opening act for its summer Canadian run. The Journey co-founder will be pulling double duty in support of his new solo album, called Vortex. It helps the situation out that Schon’s drummer for the opening slot is famed Sting...
Billy Joel credits the 12-12-12 Concert For Sandy Relief for his stage comeback, including his residency at Madison Square Garden. Billy spoke to Newsday and explained how things took off after that benefit, “We played at 12-12-12 and everybody made a big fuss about it. We didn'...
The rock world was dealt a blow with the news that co-founding Yes bassist Chris Squire, died on Saturday (June 27th) at age 67 from acute erythroid leukemia. Squire holds the distinction of being the only member of Yes to have played on every one of the band's albums. Fans were...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich said in a new interview that he doesn't think the band is going to commemorate its 35th anniversary in 2016. Speaking with Billboard, Ulrich explained, "In 2011 we celebrated our 30th with a week’s worth of concerts in San Francisco for our fan club...