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Happy Birthday to Who frontman, Roger Daltrey, who turns 71 on Sunday (March 1st). Last year, Daltrey released his first non-Who related solo album in 22 years, with Going Back Home, his joint album with former Dr. Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson in which they revisit Johnson's...
The international recording industry has declared that starting this summer, all new music will be released globally on Fridays. According to multiple outlets, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), which serves as the worldwide governing body of the...
Kid Rock went hunting, talked guns and took digs at Korn, President Obama and Beyonce in a new interview with Rolling Stone, while praising U.S. troops and Axl Rose. The magazine's reporter spent a day with Rock, whose real name is Bob Ritchie, at his 500-acre Alabama estate,...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has declared war on pop music. According to Billboard, Corgan stopped by a local morning show this week while on tour in Australia, where he was asked about the state of pop and replied, "To me (pop music) is headed towards a form of...
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has posted an update on the band's new album at its Facebook page, writing, "I've been making regular trips to L.A. to check on the writing progress of my Tool brethren. Things are progressing nicely. Slowly, but definitely progressing. Nothing...
It was 48 years ago Sunday (February 28th, 1967) that the Beatles began sessions for "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds." As opposed to their first album in 1963, in which the majority of the album was recorded in one marathon 11-hour session, the Beatles were now afforded the...
The Little River Band will be barnstorming across the U.S. throughout 2015, with a slew of dates already on the books through September. The band is led by bassist and 35-year-veteran of the band, Wayne Nelson, who has kept the brand on the road and recording as all the original...
Metallica has confirmed that it will perform at the 30th anniversary edition of the original Rock In Rio festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The event is set to take place from September 18th to the 27th this year at the City of Rock in Rio. Metallica, which is already...
Former Pearl Jam drummer Dave Abbruzzese is wanted by Denton County Police in Texas, according to PearlJamOnline.com. A warrant for Abbruzzese's arrest has been in effect since last September and involves the manufacturing and possession of controlled substances. Abbruzzese...