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With Soundgarden and Pearl Jam both on the bill at Neil Young's annual all-acoustic Bridge School Benefit this past weekend, a reunion of the two bands's one-off 1991 project Temple Of The Dog seemed almost inevitable. Well, that's just what happened on Saturday night (October...
Staind frontman Aaron Lewis botched the lyrics to the national anthem while performing the song during the opening ceremonies at Game Five of the World Series on Sunday night (October 26) at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. Lewis, singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" on...
With Genesis back in the spotlight with a new documentary, Sum Of The Parts, and the group and solo compilation, titled R-Kive, Phil Collins maintains that things are square between the former members of the 1970's and '80s prog rock giants. Collins, told London's Express, "...
Foo Fighters unveiled a second new track from the band's upcoming album, Sonic Highways, in conjunction with the premiere of the second episode of the HBO documentary of the same name on Friday (October 24th). Called "The Feast And The Famine," the song was recorded at Inner Ear...
Gene Simmons is back with his latest book, Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win In Life And Business. Simmons is taking some heat for a portion of the book in which talks about the point in life where women must decide to continue working or start a...
Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson said at a recent charity golf event in California that the band is "talking about putting a tour together for next spring" to follow up the release of R40, a video box set on six Blu-ray discs or 10 DVDs coming this November to celebrate the trio's...
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder announced via the band's Instagram account that he will play a small, secret show at a yet-to-be-disclosed location in Seattle on Thursday (October 30th). The show will raise money to benefit research to cure Epidermolysis Bullosa, a genetic skin...
Alice Cooper, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, & Blondie's Debbie Harry and others performed last Thursday night (October 23rd) at a benefit for Little Kids Rock at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom. The event helped the organization raise money to bring...
Coming out on Tuesday (October 28th) is former Rolling Stone writer Fred Schruers' new book, Billy Joel: The Definitive Biography. The book, which started out as Billy’s autobiography, The Book Of Joel, was originally set to be published in 2011, until Billy pulled the plug at...