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A couple of weeks after Led Zeppelin's music publishers -- Warner Chappell Music -- asked to recover $800,000 in legal fees spent mounting a successful defense in the "Stairway to Heaven" plagiarism trial, the lawyer for the estate of late Spirit guitarist Randy California has...
Ozzy Osbourne returns to the world of "reality TV" this Sunday night with the premiere of Ozzy & Jack's World Detour . Ozzy and his son Jack, self-proclaimed history nerds, travel the world, taking in such historic sites as Mount Rushmore, Stonehenge, Roswell, NASA, the...
Lynyrd Skynyrd have pulled the plug on their tour dates through July 30th while guitarist Gary Rossington recovers from heart surgery to repair a blockage in his arteries. The band issued a statement on its Facebook page saying: "The Lynyrd Skynyrd band is canceling or...
To Live Is To Die: The Life And Death Of Metallica 's Cliff Burton , written by British author Joel McIver in 2008, is being republished on September 6th by Jawbone Press. The 312-page biography features a foreward by guitarist Kirk Hammett and a new afterward by Anthrax bassist...
Keith Richards has took yet another jab at the Beatles as a live act. The Rolling Stones guitarist was talking to Radio Times about the "Fab Four" while promoting his BBC documentary Keith Richards: The Origin Of The Species, which premieres on Saturday (July 23rd). Richards...
Sammy Hagar ‏was recently in Bloomington, Indiana to pay a visit to John Mellencamp for the upcoming season of his AXS-TV show, Rock and Roll Road Trip. Hagar says , "One of my favorite interviews in my life. John is the real deal. It was really great, him and I hit it off even...
In the market for a mansion in England once owned by a rock star? If you are, and you have the around $6 million lying around, you may want to consider the eight-bedroom mansion that belongs to Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris in Essex. He just knocked a million pounds off the...
Temple of the Dog will reunite for the first time ever to tour in celebration of their self-titled album issued 25 years ago. Temple of the Dog came together in 1990 in the wake of Mother Love Bone frontman Andrew Wood's drug overdose. The seeds for the band were planted by...
Paul Rodgers is also not pleased that Donald Trump 's campaign is using the song "All Right Now" at campaign events. He says , "Permission to use 'All Right Now' was never sought for or granted by me. My lawyer is dealing with this matter.” Written with bassist Andy Fraser and...