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Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford has been spending ample time reexamining his past over the past few years. Newly released is the band's three-disc career -- and solo career-spanning collection, R-Kive as well as the recent Showtime special on the band, Sum Of The Parts, and...
Bush releases its sixth studio album today (October 21st), titled Man On The Run. The disc is the second by the band since it reformed four years ago, following 2011's The Sea Of Memories. Frontman Gavin Rossdale told us that the success of that record made him work even harder...
Well over a quarter century after he was flogging Sun Country Wine Coolers, Ringo Starr is back in the pitchman game. People magazine announced the former Beatle will be the new “face” of Sketchers sneakers, with the first new ads appearing in the spring. Past iconic stars...
Sting is breathing a sigh of relief now that his first musical, The Last Ship, has sailed onto Broadway. The show, which is now in previews at the Neil Simon Theatre, officially opens on October 26th, and received positive reviews during its summer run in Chicago. Sting told The...
It was 37 years ago tonight (October 20th, 1977), that a plane carrying Lynyrd Skynyrd crashed in a swamp near Gillsburg, Mississippi. At the time, the group was en route to its next show in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The crash took the lives of lead singer Ronnie Van Zant;...
Led Zeppelin lost the first round in a legal fight which claims their 1971 classic “Stairway To Heaven” ripped off Spirit’s 1968 track, “Taurus.” The judgment was not based on the merits of the case, “but rather a pre-trial motion to dismiss on the question of jurisdiction.”...
The Foo Fighters closed out their week-long stint at Late Show With David Letterman with a Top Ten list reading. The subject? "Top Ten Things Foo Fighters Would Like To Say After Spending a Week at the Late Show." And here's the list: 10. We agreed to be here cause we thought...
Pearl Jam gave fans at their Moline, Illinois concert on Friday (October 17th) a big treat when they played their 1996 album, No Code, from top to bottom in its entirety. After the show, the band tweeted, "No Code. Front to back. #PJMoline #PJFall2014," along with the set list,...
Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer shed light on the “heart ailment” that kept him off the band’s drum perch for two shows this past summer, with his son Jesse sitting in for him. Kramer revealed to Eddie Trunk that he in fact had an angioplasty: “The likes of TMZ and some other (media...