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The Who was forced to cut short their concert last night (December 15th) at Cardiff, Wales’ Motorpoint Arena, due to Roger Daltrey falling ill. TheWho.com reported that the band was forced to cut out some of the more straining tunes in the show: “Love Reign O’er Me,” “A Quick...
Less than a year after the suicide of his live-in girlfriend L’Wren Scott, Mick Jagger is throwing his annual New Year’s Eve bash at his villa on Mustique, according to The Record.com. An unnamed source close to Jagger told The Sun: "L'Wren loved the house in Mustique so it will...
Mick Fleetwood pulls no punches in his latest memoir, Play On: Now, Then, And Fleetwood Mac: The Autobiography. Fleetwood, who is the only member of the band to have been part of all the lineups since 1967, spoke candidly in the book about inner-band politics, drug use, and even...
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will join Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready, Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan, drummer Barrett Martin and the Seattle Symphony next month for a special concert titled "Sonic Evolution." Cornell and the band will perform three Mad Season songs...
Creed singer Scott Stapp has lost custody of his three children, according to TMZ. A Florida judge ruled on Friday (December 12th) that Stapp's wife Jaclyn will have sole legal and physical custody of their three kids. The judge also decreed that Stapp is no longer allowed to...
David Gilmour popped on stage on Saturday night in London during a performance of Bombay Bicycle Club, according to NME. The band’s show at the legendary Earls Court Arena, was the venue's last before being demolished. Gilmour joined the band to play lap steel guitar on their...
Def Leppard is hard at work on its first new studio album since 2008's Songs From The Sparkle Lounge. We caught up with drummer Rick Allen who shed some light on the sessions at frontman Joe Elliott's studio in Ireland: “We’ve actually been recording for quite a while. I’ve been...
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith said while answering questions from Twitter via Rolling Stone that he and his celebrity lookalike Will Ferrell might take their "drum-off" routine on the road. Smith and Ferrell have both acknowledged how similar they look and had fun...
Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel has announced that he will release a brand new solo project in spring of 2015. According to Diffuser, he's releasing it under the name Lieutenant and will issue the album via Dine Alone Records. Mendel told us a while back that he enjoys having...