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It was 37 years ago today (May 20th, 1978) that Paul McCartney & Wings scored their fifth Number One hit with "With A Little Luck." The song, which McCartney and the band began recording the previous year on a yacht docked in the Virgin Islands, was featured as the lead...
David Lee Roth shed some light on future Van Halen live and studio work. Regarding future projects, Roth explained to Billboard, "Everybody has a different work ethic. Everybody has a different approach. . . (Eddie and Alex Halen) are perhaps a bit more traditional. I just spent...
Former Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan has been out on a book tour promoting his How To Be a Man (And Other Illusions), and in a stop in Seattle at the Neptune Theater, he invited a few special guests along for the ride. Pearl Jam’s Mike McCreedy introduced McKagan and...
Happy Birthday to Pete Townshend, who turns 70 today (May 19th)! Townshend, who is the primary creative force behind the Who, wrote nearly all of the band's music and has been responsible for crafting the stories and themes behind such rock classics as Tommy, Who's Next, and...
The Eagles kick-off their 24-date North American leg tonight (May 19th) at Austin, Texas' Frank Erwin Center. The trek runs through July 29th when it wraps at Bossier City, Louisiana's Century Link Center. Once again joining the band on the road as their special guest is co-...
A memorable weekend of festivities honoring the late Ronnie James Dio concluded Sunday with a motorcycle rally, barbecue and all-star concert. Bikers kicked the day off by making the ride from Glendale to Encino, California, where many of the day’s events took place in Los...
David Crosby apologized to both Neil Young and current squeeze Daryl Hannah for calling her a "poisonous predator" last year, which has led to what seems to be an irreparable end to his relationship with Young. Back in August, during an interview with The Idaho Statesman, Crosby...
It was 36 years ago today (May 19th, 1979) that a select group of party-goers witnessed the closest thing to a live Beatles reunion when Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr reunited to jam at Eric Clapton's wedding reception at his English estate. The impromptu...
Friends, fans, and musicians alike are mourning the death of legendary blues artist B.B. King, who died on Thursday night (May 14th) at the age of 89 following a series of strokes. The guitar legend's lawyer reported that King passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas...