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U2 closed out its North American tour on Friday night (July 31st) -- the last show of an eight-night stand at New York’s Madison Square Garden -- with none other than Bruce Springsteen joining the band on stage. Last December, "The Boss" had subbed for Bono to front U2 in the...
Pete Townshend admitted that the Who’s current tour is pretty much a cakewalk for him. During a lengthy chat with Mojo magazine, Townshend was asked why he hasn’t done more solo work and after explaining how much blood and sweat peers like Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon,...
Steven Tyler and Nashville-based band Loving Mary are headed to Bristol Motor Speedway for the August 22nd IRWIN Tools Night Race in Bristol, Tennessee. Steven will treat race fans to a live performance of his debut country single, "Love Is Your Name," as well as some Aerosmith...
A Seattle judge on Friday (July 31st) dismissed a lawsuit by a man seeking to have graphic photos of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's corpse released, according to the Seattle Times. Richard Lee, who hosts a public-access show called Now See It Person To Person: Kurt Cobain...
It was 44 years ago today (August 1st, 1971) that George Harrison and friends performed the legendary Concert For Bangladesh at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Harrison organized the shows at the urging of his mentor, sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar, who asked Harrison to...
Released today (July 31st) are deluxe editions of Led Zeppelin’s final three albums: 1976’s Presence, 1979’s In Through The Out Door, and 1982’s Coda. The reissue program has been curated by Jimmy Page, with each album featuring at least a second disc of companion audio...
Guns N' Roses drummer Frank Ferrer told Stone Chrome Radio on Wednesday (July 29th) that the band is "forging ahead" despite the recent exit of guitarist D.J. Ashba and the presumed departure of guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal. Asked if rumors were true that Ashba left after...
Lollapalooza kicks off its 11th year as a destination festival today (July 31st) at its longtime home, Chicago's Grant Park. If you are unable to make it to the three-day festival in person, you can still watch real-time sets from many of the event's artists, including...
Two new U2 films, a behind-the-scenes documentary and a live concert, will air on HBO this fall. According to Rolling Stone the documentary will premiere on November 7th and focus on how the group's current Innocence + Experience tour came together, while the concert film will...