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Newly released is The Who's fourth and final vinyl box set -- Volume 4: The Polydor Singles 1975-2015. The new box follows the band's past collections which chronicled their releases on the Brunswick, Reaction, and Track labels, brings the band's singles up through the Who's...
Def Leppard is barnstorming across North America this summer with REO Speedwagon and Tesla in the support positions. The primarily outdoor shed run is slowly making its way into the Midwest over the coming days, with the tour receiving raves from fans and critics alike. On...
Jeff Lynne's ELO comeback will be stretching into 2017, with the legendary rocker having announced a massive concert at London's Wembley Stadium. The venue, which is different from the site of London's 1985 Live Aid, is the new structure built in 2007 and seating a whopping 90,...
A shirt with John Lennon's blood from the night he was murdered sold for over $40,000. The shirt belonged to Jay Hastings, who was the doorman on call on December 8th, 1980, the night Lennon was gunned down by Mark David Chapman, and had been friendly with the Lennon's prior to...
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...