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It was 47 years ago today -- August 18th, 1969 -- that the Woodstock Music and Art Fair wrapped with Jimi Hendrix's incendiary set after more than three days of music in Bethel, New York. More than 450,000 people converged upon the small upstate town to hear rock's biggest bands...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has offered up his thoughts on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a new interview with Kerrang! magazine, comparing the reality show host and real estate mogul to a would-be Hitler. But Armstrong expressed concern for Trump's...
Temple Of The Dog, the Seattle supergroup made up of members of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, has released a demo version of a previously unreleased song that didn't make it onto the band's self-titled 1991 debut album. The track, called "Black Cat," will appear on the deluxe 25th...
Ex-Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar has apologized to his former bandmates on a new episode of the OWN Network series Oprah: Where Are They Now? Although he has had harsh words in the past for guitarist Eddie Van Halen and drummer Alex Van Halen, Hagar now explained, "The whole Van...
Scott Weiland's widow, photographer Jamie Wachtel Weiland, is selling the engagement ring she received from her late husband. Jamie wrote at her Facebook page, "This is the ring Scott gave me when he proposed. Eight months into this new chapter of my life, I need to part with it...
Ringo Starr is a great-grandfather! Ringo's great-grandson, Stone Zakamo Low, was born on August 14th to Who drummer Zak Starkey's daughter Tatia Starkey and Adam Low. Zak Starkey, who's mother was Maureen Cox, was the second " Beatle baby" born, following John and Cynthia...
Bruce Springsteen has just published the forward to his long-awaited autobiography on his website . The memoir, titled Born To Run, will be published by Simon & Schuster on September 27th -- just four days after his 67th birthday. Springsteen's "Forward" reads: FORWARD I...
Don Henley feels that with the loss of Glenn Frey, it's up to him to keep the pair's Eagles songs alive. Frey died on January 18th in New York City at age 67 due to complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis, and Pneumonia. Henley, who's currently on tout...
Metallica is the subject of a four-part series on Spotify called Landmark – Metallica: The Early Years. The documentary is the first of its kind for the streaming service and will debut tomorrow (August 18th), with all four parts premiering at the same time. Each will feature...