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Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil spoke with Los Angeles radio host Full Metal Jackie about the state of the band's next studio album, which will follow up 2012's King Animal. According to Loudwire , Thayil explained, "Right now there are some other projects that are taking up...
Today (September 27, 1986) marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, who was killed in 1986 at the age of 24 in a bus crash while the band was touring in Sweden. Frontman James Hetfield reflected on the somber date in a new interview posted at...
A newly erected life-size bronze statue of the Eagles ' late co-founder Glenn Frey is now housed in Winslow, Arizona's "Standing On The Corner Park." The tribute joins a previous statue from back in the 1990's that many people believe to be "Take It Easy's" co-writer, Jackson...
Would Fleetwood Mac dare tour without Stevie Nicks? According to Christine McVie -- maybe. McVie chatted with Rolling Stone and aside from discussing the newly released deluxe edition of 1982's Mirage album, she shed light on the group's half-finished new studio set. McVie...
Bruce Springsteen publishes his long-awaited autobiography today (September 27th), titled Born To Run, and kicks off a nine-stop book tour in his hometown of Freehold, New Jersey at Barnes & Noble. Springsteen, who likened the process of writing and re-writing the book to...
Happy Birthday to Meat Loaf, who turns 69 today (September 27th)! Meat and composer Jim Steinman are back with their fourth full album together, Braver Than We Are, which was released earlier this month -- with some of the material on the album actually pre-dating Steinman's...
Metallica has released a music video for "Moth Into Flame," the second song to emerge from the band's upcoming 10th studio album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. The tune follows "Hardwired," the record's title track, which arrived earlier this month and is already a Top Five...
The New York Post asked Lars Ulrich of Metallica how he keeps going behind the drumkit, and Ulrich said, "Well, I go running pretty much every day for 30 to 45 minutes. That’s an expected one. But a significant part of my diet are these oat pancakes that I eat. They’re made of...
Now that AC/DC has completed the tour cycle for its 2014 album Rock Or Bust -- with just two people who appeared on the album still in the band -- what will the group do next? Over the past few years, singer Brian Johnson, drummer Phil Rudd and guitarist Malcolm Young have all...