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Metallica has announced that it has found yet another excuse to stay away from the studio by scheduling two concerts in Quebec City, Canada in September, which are being billed as a "historical" pair of shows. The band wrote online, "We're excited to be heading back to Canada...
Neil Young will hit the road in July with Willie Nelson’s sons Lukas and Micah Nelson with their band Promise Of The Real. Pitchfork.com reported the Young-Nelson collective will release its debut album, titled The Monsanto Years, on June 16th with the set “composed of songs...
Saturday night's (April 18th) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony marked only the fourth time surviving Beatles Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney performed together before a paying audience in nearly 50 years. McCartney, who passed on attending the group's 1988 induction...
Courtney Love admitted at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday (April 19th) that she and her late husband, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, made a sex tape together. Love's revelation came during a question-and-answer session following the festival premiere of Montage Of Heck,...
Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has insisted in a new interview with Rolling Stone that he is "quite capable" of playing a full concert with the group, despite the band members themselves saying the opposite. Ward stepped away from the Sabbath reunion in early 2012,...
It's been nearly seven years since Metallica last released an album, and while the band is now writing material for its next studio effort, guitarist Kirk Hammett admitted to something that may have slowed down the process a bit. Hammett said on "The Jasta Show" podcast, "I put...
It was an emotional night at Cleveland’s Public Hall on Saturday night (April 18th) as the surviving Beatles reunited on stage for the culmination of the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. In addition to Ringo Starr, who was inducted by Paul McCartney, this year...
Green Day played a surprise show last Thursday evening (April 16th) at the House of Blues in Cleveland, just prior to the band's Saturday night (April 18th) induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. According to Consequence Of Sound, the punk trio's first U.S. show in two...
Foo Fighters played a nine-song set for a crowd of 150 fans inside the Record Connection, a tiny store in Niles, Ohio, on Saturday (April 18th) to commemorate Record Store Day. Frontman Dave Grohl told the audience, "I know we’re in a strip mall, (but) let’s pretend this is a...