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The Who kicked off its 50th anniversary North American tour last night (April 15th) at Tampa, Florida's Amalie Arena. The band's 23-song setlist covered nearly every facet of the Who's career, from their earliest 1960's pop singles, through the rock operas Tommy and Quadrophenia...
It was 51 years ago today (April 16th, 1964) that the Rolling Stones released their self-titled debut album. The collection, which was based around the Stones' stage act at the time, featured covers of Bobby Troup's "Route 66," Willie Dixon's "I Just Want To Make Love To You,"...
According to local TV station TMJ4, Puddle Of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin was arrested on Wednesday (April 15th) on charges of disorderly conduct after an incident at Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport. Although the station reported that Scantlin spent Wednesday night in...
Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick may have been edged out of a gig when the original members reunited, donning their legendary makeup and costumes -- but he remains a fan of the band and proud of the “unmasked” era he was a part of. Kulick, who joined in 1984 and left in 1996,...
Don Henley’s long-awaited new solo album, called Cass County, will be released either in the late summer or early fall, according to the Eagles drummer. Cass County, which is Henley's fifth solo set, is co-produced by Henley's longtime collaborator, former Tom Petty & The...
Foo Fighters have announced that the band will give a special performance at the Record Connection in Niles, Ohio this Saturday (April 18th), which is Record Store Day. To attend the noon gig, fans in the area must head to the store and pre-order the new Foo's EP, Songs From The...
Jon Bon Jovi continues to put his money -- and his heart -- where his mouth is, with his JBJ Soul Foundation once again helping Ocean County, New Jersey's victims of 2012’s Hurricane Sandy. Bon Jovi’s foundation has partnered with two local charities -- The FoodBank of Monmouth...
Breaking Benjamin has issued a new song called "Angels Fall" from the band's upcoming album Dark Before Dawn. Both this and current single "Failure" show where Breaking Benjamin is at musically after a six-year break and with a new lineup. Frontman Ben Burnley told us he didn't...
The Who are stateside again tonight (April 15th) to kick off the first North American leg of its 50th anniversary tour. The band, led by surviving co-founders Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend hit the ground running at Tampa, Florida's Amalie Arena, for the first of 21 shows,...