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Fresh off their spring and summer dates opening for Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick will be putting the pedal to metal until just after Thanksgiving with their own string of shows. The band’s upcoming solo run kicks off on September 4th in Royal Oak, Michigan and eventually wraps up...
Genesis keyboardist and co-founder Tony Banks says that his new solo box set was designed specifically for the band's die-hard fans. Newly released is A Chord Too Far, Banks’ four-disc compilation, and he told us that with Genesis likely to never create any more new music...
Two well-established Guns N' Roses fan news sites have cautioned that the recent news about singer Axl Rose and former guitarist Slash reconciling after 19 years doesn't necessarily mean that the classic lineup of the band will reunite. But one of the sites also added that the...
In 2012, Dee Snider complained when Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan used "We're Not Gonna Take It" as his intro music at a rally in Pennsylvania. But he's okay with Donald Trump using the song at the end of every campaign rally he holds. Snider tells TMZ, "...
Shinedown has released a brand new song called "State Of My Head" from the band's upcoming album, Threat To Survival. The track follows the first single, "Cut The Cord," and another new track called "Black Cadillac" as the third tune from the record to be previewed online...
Pete Townshend revealed that he ceded complete creative control to Roger Daltrey for the Who’s 2012/2013 Quadrophenia tour. Townshend, who sat things out when Daltrey toured Tommy with his solo band, recalled to Q magazine, “When we did the last tour, I said I would do it if it...
Chris Cornell says that filling in for the late Layne Staley at the Mad Season show with The Seattle Symphony back in January brought back a lot of sad feelings, but was an uplifting experience. An album of the show, called Sonic Evolution, is out today, and it has Cornell with...
It seems as though Mick Jagger isn't the only rocker producing music-based projects for HBO. Richie Sambora told ABC News that he also has a show in the works for network, which grew out of another project the cable channel had approached him to do the music for. Sambora said...
We lost the great Texas guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan a quarter of century ago today (August 27, 1990) when the helicopter he was riding in went down during takeoff after a show in East Troy, Wisconsin. He was opening for Eric Clapton that night and three members of Clapton's...