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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...
A&M Records filed a lawsuit last week seeking ownership of the master tapes for 1991's classic self-titled Temple Of The Dog album. According to the Seattle Times, the label claims that London Bridge Studios co-founder Rajan Parashar is in possession of the tapes but refuses...
Shinedown will hit the road for the first time in two years this summer, embarking on a theater tour that will kick off on July 9th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. So far 14 dates have been confirmed through mid-August, with more to be announced. Support will come from Nothing More on most...
Grateful Dead co-founder and drummer Bill Kreutzmann has announced a string of book signing and chats for next month as a tie to his autobiography, Deal: My Three Decades Of Drumming, Dreams, And Drugs With The Grateful Dead. The memoir, which will be published on May 5th,...
With Halestorm releasing its third album, Into The Wild Life, on Tuesday (April 14th), singer and guitarist Lzzy Hale has penned a letter for Rock Sound magazine -- to her younger self. In the piece, she tells the younger Lzzy about the band's accomplishments, what it took to...
AC/DC played its first North American show in five years on Friday night (April 10th), headlining the Coachella Festival in Indio, California. AC/DC's 20-song set kicked off with "Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be," featured three songs from the band's latest album, Rock Or Bust --...
Former Guns N' Roses manager Vicky Hamilton, who handled the group during their formative early years on the Hollywood rock scene, believes that she could end the long-running feud between singer Axl Rose and ex-guitarist Slash and pave the way for a reunion of the band's...