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Halestorm has released a new video for the song "Amen," taken from the band's upcoming album Into The Wild Life. Singer Lzzy Hale told us that the process of recording the album was unlike anything the group had done before: "Basically, you know, all of the tracks that you'll...
Led Zeppelin fans will be able to see a cross-selection of the band’s greatest concert performances on the big screen for one night only later this month. Fathom Events has teamed up with Zeppelin’s labels Swan Song and Atlantic Records to present nearly two-hours of classic...
The Eagles were forced to flee the stage on Saturday night (February 28th) when a massive storm passed over their outdoor show in Victoria, Australia, according to Vintage Vinyl Rock. Winds of up to 86 mph hit the venue during the third song of the night -- “Tequila Sunrise” --...
Styx leader J.Y. Young maintains that a younger demographic is but one of the many bonuses of touring this year with Def Leppard. The two bands previously teamed up back in 2007, along with Foreigner for a massive triple bill summer tour. This year, the Styx and Leppard will be...
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil said in a new essay which he wrote for Rolling Stone that his band at first resisted early attempts to compare them to acts like Led Zeppelin. Thayil explained, "We started getting that a lot: ‘Zeppelin, Zeppelin, Zeppelin,’ and we were like, OK...
It was 46 years ago today (March 2nd, 1969) that John Lennon and Yoko Ono made their first live public concert performance. Although the couple had first performed together the previous December for the Rolling Stones' Rock And Roll Circus TV special, Lennon's appearance at Ono'...
Critics and fans alike are still buzzing about Fleetwood Mac’s current tour with Christine McVie following a 16-year hiatus. The energy of the band is back to where it was around the time of the legendary 1979/1980 trek behind the famed Tusk album, due to the return of McVie and...
Jimmy Page credits the outtakes featured on Led Zeppelin’s 1975 Physical Graffiti for helping define the band’s beloved double album set, which just was reissued in expanded form this week. Just under half of the set was culled from the band’s three previous albums -- but none...
It was 38 years ago today (February 27th, 1977) that Keith Richards was arrested in Toronto for possession of heroin. Richards, who was in town to perform with the Rolling Stones at the El Mocambo Club for their upcoming concert album, Love You Live, was awakened by the Royal...