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Alice In Chains singer and guitarist William DuVall told Flint, Michigan radio station WWBN, Banana 101.5, a few days ago that despite opening for Guns N' Roses several times already on the band's reunion tour, he has yet to meet frontman Axl Rose. DuVall explained, "I have not...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich told the So What! podcast that he is attempting to help a film called Radio Dreams reach a wider audience. Ulrich has given some financial backing to the movie and even makes an appearance in it. The film tells the story of Afghanistan-based metal...
Red Hot Chili Peppers' 11th studio album, The Getaway, debuted at Number Two on the Billboard 200 album chart, selling 118,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 23rd. That number included 108,000 traditional physical album sales. It’s the seventh Top 10 album for...
In 2007, David Gilmour, backed by a 40-piece orchestra, performed in front of thousands at the Gdansk Shipyards in Poland in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Solidarity movement. On Saturday, Gilmour was back in Poland, but with a 30-piece orchestra this time. He...
Ronnie Wood could have afforded to have his wife, Sally Humphreys, give birth to their twin girls, Alice and Gracie on May 30th, at a private medical facility, but they instead chose St. Thomas Hospital in London, which is part of the National Health System. Woody tells Hello...
Mick Mars did his first post-Mötley Crüe live performance last week in Nashville. The guitarist joined Kenny Olson, who used to play with Kid Rock, at the Ernie Ball Music Man Pickers’ Paradise Party at the Mercy Lounge. The pair jammed on covers of Led Zeppelin’s "Rock and Roll...
The members of Nickelback all grew up in Alberta, Canada, not far from the site of the tragic Fort McMurray fire, which destroyed hundreds of homes earlier this year. So they're the perfect headliners for a fundraiser for the blaze's victims. Bassist Mike Kroeger tells the...
When former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman turns 80 in October, he will host an 80th Birthday Gala during BluesFest London on October 28th at the Indigo Room at the O2 arena. He will be joined by Mark Knopfler, Bob Geldof, Imelda May and Mick Hucknall – with many more guests...
On Friday night (June 24th), Billy Joel hooked up with members of his backing band in Long Island, who moonlight as the Billy Joel cover band, Big Shot . Rolling Stone reported Billy took the stage at Huntington, New York's Paramount Theatre joining guitarist/pianist/singer Mike...