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Keith Moon, The Who's late drummer, would have been 70 today (August 23, 2016). The birth of Keith John Moon was long believed to have taken place on August 23rd, 1947, a one-year error cleared up by author Tony Fletcher, who examined Moon's birth records while researching his...
Metallica will perform at Neil Young's 30th anniversary Bridge School Benefit concert, set to take place on October 22nd and 23rd at at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. Tickets go on sale Monday, August 29th at 10:00 a.m. PT. Also scheduled to perform at...
Styx and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder are setting up a camp in Las Vegas for a series of shows early in 2017. They are dubbing their residency Renegades in the Fast Lane. The shows are scheduled for January 6-7, 11 and 13-14, 2017, exclusively at the Venetian in Las Vegas...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has spoken with Rolling Stone about the band's 10th studio album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, which as announced last week is due out on November 18th. Ulrich said that the set isn't quite finished yet, explaining, "We have all but one of the...
Phil Lesh maintains that following the Grateful Dead's nearly yearlong hiatus from the road in the mid-1970's, the band lost some of its spark. Following the band's five night "finale" at San Francisco's Winterland Auditorium on October 16th through the 20th, 1974 -- the band...
Steve Miller is calling for the resignation of Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, for which he's served as chairman since co-founding the institution in 1983. Back in April, after his own induction, Miller railed against the Roll Hall's...
Richie Sambora reached out to Bon Jovi, wishing them luck on their new single, "This House Is Not For Sale" -- the title track to the band's first full album without Sambora, due out on October 21st. Sambora, along with girlfriend and bandmate Orianthi, name checked the entire...
Happy Birthday to Robert Plant, who turns 68 today (August 20th)! Although Plant has enjoyed a successful solo career since 1982, he will always be best known for his years fronting Led Zeppelin and co-writing the majority of the band's songs with Jimmy Page. Coming on September...
Metallica has announced November 18th as the release date of its 10th studio album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. The long-awaited follow-up to 2008's Death Magnetic consists of two discs, containing a dozen songs and nearly 80 minutes of music. The band said online, "Hardwired...