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Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell said Tuesday that the co-founder of Seattle's London Bridge Studios has no legitimate claim to own the master tapes of the self-titled 1991 Temple Of The Dog album, which Cornell and Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron recorded with members of...
Billy Joel and longtime girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting a baby. Billy, who’s now 65, has a daughter -- 29-year-old musician Alexa Ray Joel -- from his second marriage to Christie Brinkley. The new baby will be the first for Roderick, who is 33. Roderick is a former...
Theory Of A Deadman is preparing to release a new EP on April 28th titled Angel Acoustic. The disc will feature unplugged versions of Theory favorites "The One,” “Not Meant To Be” and “Santa Monica," along with a cover of Tove Lo's pop hit "Habits (Stay High)" and an acoustic...
Ringo Starr is in the unique position of being the only member of the Beatles to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a just-released, critically acclaimed, new solo album. Fans and the rock press alike are giving the new Postcards From Paradise high marks, and...
Rolling Stones fans will have to wait just a little bit longer for the band’s eagerly awaited deluxe edition of 1971's Sticky Fingers. The group posted on its original website (RollingStones.com) that the set's release date has been pushed back, due to a manufacturing glitch in...
It was 52 years ago today (April 14th, 1963) that the Beatles and the Rolling Stones first met. The Beatles, who were new on the scene in London, had heard about the group through word of mouth, and were in the audience at the Stones' show in Richmond at the Crawdaddy Club at...
Although hardcore working cites like Philadelphia, Boston, Detroit, and Pittsburgh, have long been the cornerstones of each and every Who tour; this time around Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are spending their first month on the road hitting key Southern states. The band...
It was 41 years ago tonight (April 14th, 1974), that the Who's Pete Townshend played his first ever solo concert in London at The Roundhouse. The concert, which took place on Easter Sunday, was scheduled during a break from Townshend's recording sessions for the Tommy - Original...
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett told Billboard.com that the band is "at the 25 percent point, maybe 30 percent point" in the making of its 10th studio album. Although Hammett said that the band has over a dozen songs ready, there is still a lot of writing to go: "We have a...