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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has declared war on pop music. According to Billboard, Corgan stopped by a local morning show this week while on tour in Australia, where he was asked about the state of pop and replied, "To me (pop music) is headed towards a form of...
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has posted an update on the band's new album at its Facebook page, writing, "I've been making regular trips to L.A. to check on the writing progress of my Tool brethren. Things are progressing nicely. Slowly, but definitely progressing. Nothing...
It was 48 years ago Sunday (February 28th, 1967) that the Beatles began sessions for "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds." As opposed to their first album in 1963, in which the majority of the album was recorded in one marathon 11-hour session, the Beatles were now afforded the...
The Little River Band will be barnstorming across the U.S. throughout 2015, with a slew of dates already on the books through September. The band is led by bassist and 35-year-veteran of the band, Wayne Nelson, who has kept the brand on the road and recording as all the original...
Metallica has confirmed that it will perform at the 30th anniversary edition of the original Rock In Rio festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The event is set to take place from September 18th to the 27th this year at the City of Rock in Rio. Metallica, which is already...
Former Pearl Jam drummer Dave Abbruzzese is wanted by Denton County Police in Texas, according to PearlJamOnline.com. A warrant for Abbruzzese's arrest has been in effect since last September and involves the manufacturing and possession of controlled substances. Abbruzzese...
Slash and his band, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, have added more dates to the North American tour that will begin on April 25th in Orlando, Florida and wind down on May 24th in Dallas. The new shows include New Orleans on April 28th, Sioux City, Iowa on May 19th, Austin...
Coming on April 7th are expanded reissues of Bad Company’s first two albums -- their 1974 self-titled collection, and 1975’s Straight Shooter. The albums, which feature such immediate and instant classics as “Can't Get Enough,” “Rock Steady,” “Bad Company,” “Ready For Love,” “...
Jon Bon Jovi is once again lending his name and support to a community restaurant in his native New Jersey, according to The Associated Press. The new eatery, Spoon Full Of Hope, began in January serving meals in the Union Beach firehouse -- but lost its funding over the summer...