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Part of the guest list for the new Foo Fighters album, Sonic Highways, has been revealed at Consequence Of Sound. Among the musicians contributing to the set are Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie, The Eagles’ Joe Walsh, Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen, and New Orleans' legendary...
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will make a guest appearance during a performance by his former Audioslave bandmate, guitarist Tom Morello, on September 26th at the El Corazon in Seattle. According to Blabbermouth, Morello's acoustic set will be part of a benefit concert for 15...
Ringo Starr is following in John Lennon’s footsteps and moving to America. Ringo, who due to his tax exile status has been bouncing between homes in England, L.A., and Monaco, is saying goodbye to his native land. Ringo revealed to The Mail On Sunday, "We're selling our house in...
Happy Birthday to Ringo Starr's oldest child -- and the Who's drummer since 1996 -- Zak Starkey, who turns 49 on Saturday (September 13th). Starkey, who's mother was Maureen Cox, was the second "Beatle baby" born, following John and Cynthia Lennon's son Julian Lennon who was...
When we last caught up with lifelong New Yorker Billy Joel, he reflected back on the tragedy of September 11th, 2001 and told us that although the events of the day will obviously never be forgiven or forgotten, New York's strength and resilience should never be in doubt: "We'll...
The Eagles' live reunion album, 1994’s Hell Freezes Over, has been certified nine times platinum by the RIAA, indicating sales of over nine million units. Vintage Vinyl Rock reported that the collection, which was released on November 8th, 1994 and featured the band performing a...
John Mellencamp has just announced an 80-date North American tour. The six-month, primarily theater trek -- performed as one long, single leg with small breaks -- would be a daunting itinerary for a man even half of Mellencamp's 62 years. The shows are being played in support of...
Jack White may have a very special guest drop by his Third Man record label headquarters and studio next week: Robert Plant. According to Consequence Of Sound, the Led Zeppelin frontman wrote on Facebook that he hopes to record at White’s place when he visits Nashville next week...
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith says he's ready for a second drum-off with his lookalike, actor Will Ferrell, after the latter won their first round in a controversial decision on The Tonight Show earlier this year. Smith wrote online, "Will Ferrell claims he’s coming...