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Guns N' Roses has lost the services of longtime guitarist DJ Ashba, who issued a statement on Monday (July 27th) saying that he was leaving the band. His statement read in part, "It is with a very heavy heart and yet great pride that I announce that I've decided to close this...
Another day, another arrest for Wes Scantlin. This time the Puddle Of Mudd frontman was busted in Minnesota on Sunday (July 26th) for driving while intoxicated and leading police officers on a 100 miles-per-hour chase, according to TMZ.com. The Renville County Sheriff’s...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman William Corgan quickly shut down a fan at a pre-show question-and-answer session who asked if Corgan thought Courtney Love killed her husband, Nirvana's Kurt Cobain. Corgan responded by questioning if the man was really asking him that and then said he...
With the final Led Zeppelin reissues coming on Friday (July 31st), Jimmy Page is officially closing the door on the band's catalogue. The three new releases -- 1976's Presence, 1979's In Through The Out Door, and 1982's Coda -- all feature a second disc of companion audio...
The Rolling Stones are planning on starting sessions later this year for their long-awaited follow-up to 2005’s A Bigger Bang. During a chat with Mojo, Keith Richards let it slip that studio work is on the horizon for the band, when asked about upcoming recording plans. Richards...
Rumors have swirled around Kurt Cobain’s death since he passed away in 1994. One of the most vocal conspiracy theorists is Richard Lee, who recently sent Alternative Nation several documents pertaining to a lawsuit he filed to gain access to extant documents in Seattle...
After leaving Alice in Chains and struggling with drug addiction, frontman Layne Staley had an opportunity to become lead singer of the band that became Audioslave, according to Alternative Nation. The discovery was made after the publication connected with Staley’s friend...
It was 39 years ago today (July 27th, 1976), that John Lennon was issued his Green Card, winning his four-year battle with the U.S. Government to stay in America. Lennon's fight for residency began almost immediately upon landing in the States in the fall of 1971 with wife Yoko...
Happy Birthday to Mick Jagger, who turns 72 today (July 26th). Jagger, will always be best known as being's rock's preeminent frontman and co-songwriter with partner Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones' greatest works. Last year, Jagger was faced with a personal blow following...