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Universal Studios Hollywood launched its annual Halloween Horror Nights last weekend and this year Slash has composed the original music for the park's new 3D maze, Clowns 3D. The guitarist and horror fan told us how he got involved in the terror-filled yearly event: "Last year...
Neil Young has released the first single from his upcoming album, Storytone, due out in November. The track, called, "Who's Gonna Stand Up?," has been released via NeilYoung.com, and was originally performed at Young’s UK Crazy Horse shows this summer and most recently on...
It was 45 years ago today (September 26th, 1969) that the Beatles' final album, Abbey Road, was released. Although the Let It Be album was released the next year featuring earlier unreleased tracks, Abbey Road was the last album the group recorded together. The album's working...
It was 40 years ago today (September 26th, 1974) that John Lennon released the chart-topping Walls And Bridges -- his final full-length original album before his death. Although 1975 would see the release of the covers collection, Rock N' Roll, and after his five-year self-...
Happy Birthday to Meat Loaf, who turns 67-years-old on Saturday (September 27th). Throughout the years, Meat Loaf has given conflicting reports as to the actual date of his birth -- not out of vanity, but as a general payback to an at times harsh rock press. When we asked him...
AC/DC will release its new album, titled Rock Or Bust, on December 2nd. The 11-song collection is the band's first since 2008's Black Ice. Starting this Saturday (September 27th), Turner Sports will preview a song from the album called "Play Ball" on TBS and other Turner media...
The Who will release their first new song in eight years on October 27th as part of their 42-track career-spanning double disc compilation, Who Hits 50! The new track, which is also Roger Daltrey’s parting words during the Who’s concerts -- “Be Lucky” -- features Who live...
Metallica will release a 10th anniversary two-disc Blu-ray edition of the band's 2004 documentary, Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster, on November 24th. The new edition of the film will be available digitally and via VOD for the first time. It will also contain a new bonus feature...
Slash's third solo album, World On Fire, sold around 29,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at Number 10 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The CD arrived in stores on Tuesday, September 16th, and debuted in the Top 10 in a number of other countries, including Number...