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A long-in-the-works documentary on the late jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius that has been produced by Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo will finally have its world premiere on October 6th at the Mill Valley Film Festival, where all four members of Metallica will be honored as...
Staind singer Aaron Lewis is safe but was forced to cancel his performance in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday night (September 20th) after the private charter jet on which he was a passenger veered off a taxiway and got stuck in mud at an airport in Warton, Texas. According to...
Foo Fighters came to Richmond, Virginia last Wednesday night (September 17th) and played a crowdfunded concert at a 1,500-person venue called the National, with frontman Dave Grohl taking a moment during the 23-song set to pay tribute to local artist and late Gwar leader Dave...
With the success of last week's comeback show at London's Hyde Park, ELO's Jeff Lynne is cautiously open to hitting the road. Lynne, who hasn't toured properly since ELO's last road trek in 1986, told The Telegraph that the ecstatic response from both the crowd and the press has...
Stevie Nicks has always shown love back to the large gay community that has embraced her music over the decades. Nicks, who'll hit the road next week with Fleetwood Mac, gave an in depth interview to Out magazine and spoke candidly about how she would've handled being gay,...
Red Rocker Sammy Hagar felt the force of hurricane Odile, as it hit the coast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, this past weekend. Hagar has been closely associated with the Baja California town for years, since opening the original Cabo Wabo Cantina there in 1990. “The Cantina is fine...
Halloween is on the way, and who knows Halloween better than Alice Cooper? The Coop is planning to celebrate this Halloween by releasing a live CD and DVD , Raise the Dead -- Live from Wacken, of his 2013 appearance at the Wacken Open Air Festival in Wacken, Germany. Raise the...
Last week, U2 surprisingly unleashed their new album, Songs of Innocence, free to all iTunes users during Apple’s keynote. That album features the song “The Miracle (of Joey Ramone),” which honors the late Joey Ramone, and the friends and family of Ramone are giving the tune two...
Robert Plant’s new solo set with backing band Sensational Space Shifters has earned the former Led Zeppelin frontman a Top 10 hit \on the Billboard 200 album chart. Vintage Vinyl News reported that the album, Lullaby And The Ceaseless Roar, came in a full five spaces under Plant...