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Sammy Hagar is friends and neighbors with the members of The Grateful Dead, as the majority of them live in the Bay Area, so it's no surprise that he'll join them tonight (Monday) at their free show at the Fillmore in San Francisco. They're now billed as Dead & Company, with...
Axl Rose fronting AC/DC has the band digging deeper into their past for songs. Sunday night, during the encore of their show in Prague, Czech Republic, they performed "Touch Too Much" from Highway to Hell. As far as we can determine from the AC/DC tour archives, it's a song they...
Bono talks about U2 's "Bullet the Blue Sky" for a new exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics is now open and runs through November 27th. It explores socio-political topics in the U.S. through rock music and features...
1980’s hitmaker John Waite, best known for his 1984 chart-topper "Missing You," has booked a string of summer dates. Waite will next perform on June 3rd in Clearwater, Florida at Ruth Eckerd Hall on a double bill with the Tubes. The dates will run through October 15th when...
Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo and bassist Robert DeLeo spoke with Rolling Stone about the progress of their search for a new lead singer, which began with open auditions in February and has continued recently with a smaller series of private tryouts. Robert said, "We'...
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson said in a new interview on the Sirius/XM program In The Driver's Seat that the hearing problems which have stopped him from touring with the group began eight years ago while he was racing. Johnson, an avid professional race car driver, explained, "I...
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis said in a new interview with ET Canada that he "feels good" a week after he was hospitalized with intestinal flu, forcing the group to cancel two California concerts. The 53-year-old singer said, "It was a painful and sad thing to...
Happy Birthday to Elton John's longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin, who turns 66 today (May 22nd)! Taupin, who first teamed up with Elton in 1967, wrote the lyrics to such modern classics as "Bennie And The Jets," "Philadelphia Freedom," "Daniel," "Border Song," "Take Me To The...
A warrant was issued on Friday (May 20th) for the arrest of Puddle Of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin after he failed to show up for a hearing before a judge in a Los Angeles courtroom. In fact, neither Scantlin nor his attorney made it to court for the scheduled proceedings. According...