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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...
Bruce Springsteen’s resident filmmaker Thom Zimny will be opening up “The Boss’” film vaults for a special 65th birthday presentation on Tuesday (September 23rd). Backstreets.com posted “the Friends of The Bruce Springsteen Special Collection and Monmouth University will be...
Seether frontman Shaun Morgan told Alternative Nation in a new interview that he would jump at the chance to jam with the surviving members of Nirvana if he could. Morgan explained, "It would be something that I would love to do, but it’s not something that anyone has ever asked...
Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale recently signed on as a guest mentor on the NBC talent show The Voice, where his wife, No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani, is a mentor for the entire season. Rossdale, who filmed his segments already, told us what it was like to do the show: "As an...
Every one of Billy Joel’s shows during his ongoing residency at New York City’s Madison Square Garden has been special in its own right -- but Wednesday’s show (September 17th) marked a special moment during Billy's "Big Apple" stand. For the first time since 2009, Billy...
It was 44 years ago today (September 18th, 1970), that Jimi Hendrix died at the age of 27, about two months shy of his 28th birthday. Over 40 years later, the events surrounding his death remain sketchy at best, with the only clear fact being that the coroner report stated that...
Coming to CD, DVD and Blu-ray this November will be two classic Rolling Stones concerts from 1975 and 1981. The two shows are the first in the band’s From The Vault series, with Hampton Coliseum - Live In 1981 coming on November 4th, and L.A. Forum - Live In 1975 coming on...
Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon is the latest entertainment figure to slam U2 for teaming with Apple to put the band's new album, Songs Of Innocence, on every single iTunes account in the world for free regardless of whether it was wanted or not. Sharon wrote on Twitter...