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Billy Idol kicks off his 19-date North American tour tonight (January 21st) in New Orleans at the House of Blues. Idol is on the road in support of first new studio set in nearly a decade, titled Kings & Queens Of The Underground along with his long-awaited autobiography,...
Jackson Browne wrapped up 2014 with a sold out tour and a new album that Rolling Stone called one of the 50 best of the year. His new tour kicks off next month with several dates in Florida, and then he goes to Japan, Italy, Germany, and Switzerland. Though the new cd Standing...
Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel has set March 10th as the release date for If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going To Eat For A Week, the debut disc from his side project Lieutenant. According to Spin, Mendel sings lead vocals and plays guitar for the project, which features guest...
Fleetwood Mac was forced to cut its show by over an hour on Saturday night (January 17th) at Lincoln, Nebraska’s Pinnacle Bank Arena after Mick Fleetwood was forced to leave the stage. The band, who drafted Fleetwood ’s drum tech to run through “Go Your Own Way,” wrapped the set...
The Who’s pre-Tommy era is explored in the new book Pretend You’re In A War: The Who And The Sixties. Author Mark Blake -- best known for his Pink Floyd biographies Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story Of Pink Floyd and the Queen book, Is This The Real Life: The Untold Story Of...
Peter Frampton and Gibson guitars will be trimming up for signature line of Les Paul’s, which replicate the legendary guitar Frampton - worshipped, then lost for decades. Frampton posted on his Facebook page: "The Gibson Custom shop in Nashville and I are currently working on a...
Mark Knopfler will release his eighth solo album, Tracker, on March 15th. The former Dire Straits leader spoke about the set on his official website (markknopfler.com), explaining “The album title Tracker arrived out of me trying to find my way over the decades. Out of me...
Aerosmith fans will get the chance next month to see Boston’s original bad boys live in concert on the big screen in theaters all over the U.S. Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014, will be shown for one night only on February 26th, via Fathom Events Classic Music Series. The 90-...
Is Metallica finally in the studio? The band has updated its official Instagram account with a photo of bassist Robert Trujillo appearing to lay down a bass track in a recording studio, which includes the caption "Rockin along . . ." The picture appears to have been taken by...