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Who aficionados better start saving up -- Fender guitars has just announced its limited edition Custom Shop Stratocaster designed in collaboration with Pete Townshend. The guitar, which is based on the specs from Townshend's signature live guitar since 1999, will be issued in a...
Scorpions are truly a world act, having played countries far and wide, but the one country they've yet to play is Australia. And so now the German rockers will check Australia off their list when perform there in September, starting in Melbourne on October 18th. Reps for the...
Joe Perry will rejoin the Hollywood Vampires' tour tonight (July 22nd) at Rohnert Park, California's Weill Hall at Sonoma State University. Perry collapsed on July 10th during the band's show at Brooklyn's Coney Island and was hospitalized in Brooklyn. Vampires frontman Alice...
Happy Birthday to Don Henley, who turns 69 today (July 22nd)! Henley and the late Glenn Frey co-founded the Eagles in 1971, and are responsible for the band's best loved songs, including "Hotel California," "One Of These Nights," "Desperado," "Best Of My Love," "Life In The Fast...
Guns N' Roses is making room for another live Chinese Democracy cut, playing "Catcher in the Rye" during a performance Wednesday night at Gillette stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. It was the first time during the band’s Not in This Lifetime … tour that the tune got played. The...
Ringo Starr says that he'd be up for hitting the road with surviving Beatle, Paul McCartney. The two have only performed live together a handful of times since the "Fab Four's final set on the roof of their Apple headquarters' rooftop in 1969, but despite the fact that both have...
Bruce Springsteen manager and producer for over 40 years, Jon Landau, has shed some new light on "The Boss'" upcoming solo studio album. Springsteen, who's currently on tour in Europe with the E Street Band, had been working on the still-unnamed solo set before he got...
A couple of weeks after Led Zeppelin's music publishers -- Warner Chappell Music -- asked to recover $800,000 in legal fees spent mounting a successful defense in the "Stairway to Heaven" plagiarism trial, the lawyer for the estate of late Spirit guitarist Randy California has...
Ozzy Osbourne returns to the world of "reality TV" this Sunday night with the premiere of Ozzy & Jack's World Detour . Ozzy and his son Jack, self-proclaimed history nerds, travel the world, taking in such historic sites as Mount Rushmore, Stonehenge, Roswell, NASA, the...