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Bob Seger is back on the road with the Silver Bullet Band mixing a select bunch of his new songs in with his legendary classics. As with any Seger tour, some songs come and go making way for either newer songs or other deep cuts. One song from the new Top Three hit album Ride...
Although his exit from Styx in 1999 was a bitter pill to swallow, Dennis DeYoung has neither an unkind work for his former bandmates, nor any apologies for the music they made together. DeYoung has just released a new live CD/DVD set, Dennis DeYoung And The Music Of Styx Live In...
It was 13 years ago Saturday (November 29th, 2001) that George Harrison died after a long battle with cancer, at age 58. Harrison, the first of the Beatles to embrace Eastern philosophies and culture, will also be remembered for his humanitarian efforts, such as his 1971 Concert...
Thanksgiving marks the 40th anniversary (Thanksgiving night, November 28th, 1974) of John Lennon joining Elton John on stage for a brief set of songs at New York's legendary Madison Square Garden. Lennon's appearance was due to a bet made with Elton earlier that summer when...
It was 40 years ago this week (November 23rd to November 29th) that the Rolling Stones' It's Only Rock N' Roll topped the Billboard 200 album chart. The album marked the Stones' first without Jimmy Miller -- their producer since 1968's Beggars Banquet -- with production duties...
Robert Plant shared some ambiguous explanations as to why he refuses to reunite with his Led Zeppelin bandmates, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. During an interview with Sound Opinions, he explained that he developed his lifelong creative wanderlust while fronting the pre-...
In a recent interview with Britain’s Absolute Radio, Nickelback’s guitarist Ryan Peake and guitarist / singer Chad Kroeger claimed that the Internet’s harshest comments couldn’t compete with their own vicious self-mockery. "We are one of those bands that a lot of people think...
Bob Dylan performed a four-song set of primarily 1950’s classics for an episode of a Swedish TV reality show. Rolling Stone reported the mini-gig took place on Sunday (November 23rd) at Philadelphia's Academy of Music. The show, called Experiment Ensam, features a single person...
It was 38 Thanksgivings ago tonight (November 25th, 1976) that the Band played its most famous concert. Billed as The Last Waltz, the show at Winterland in San Francisco featured the group, along with an all-star guest list, in what became the farewell performance of the...