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As was the case with all of Led Zeppelin's albums, Jimmy Page put in the extra effort to ensure that all the musical bases were covered for 1975's Physical Graffiti, which is the latest of the Zeppelin albums to get a drastic overhaul and expansion under his watchful eye. The...
Metallica frontman James Hetfield has opened up in a recent video about his past, saying fans would not like him if they knew all of his dark secrets. Hetfield said, "You wouldn't really like me if you knew my story, if you knew what horrible things I've done. I'm coming to...
Bob Seger says that at this stage of the game, performing live has more to do with serving his audience than promoting new music and ideas. Seger is out on the road with the Silver Bullet Band in support of his latest studio set, Ride Out, which was released last October and...
Bryan Adams has announced 25 U.S. dates as part of his 30th anniversary Reckless tour, in which he’ll perform the classic 1984 set in its entirety. Adams, who’s wrapping up his Canadian dates before heading across the pond next month for an 11-show European run, will launch the...
Today (February 25th) would have been George Harrison's 72nd birthday. Harrison, the first of the Beatles to embrace Eastern philosophies and culture, will also be remembered for his humanitarian efforts, such as his 1971 Concert For Bangladesh for famine relief. Harrison died...
Stone Temple Pilots drummer Eric Kretz told a New York radio station that singer Chester Bennington is on the road to recovery from a leg injury that forced his other band, Linkin Park, to cancel most of a U.S. tour. Kretz said, "His voice is in great shape, man. He still has to...
Puddle Of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin was arrested last month (January 16th) at Denver International Airport after he took what was described as a "joyride" on an airport baggage carousel. Scantlin ended up in the airport's restricted area before being taken into custody by local...
Re-issued today (February 24th) -- 40 years to the day of its original release -- is Led Zeppelin’s expanded three-disc version of its chart-topping 1975 double album, Physical Graffiti. The new edition, which like all the Zeppelin remasters has been curated and produced by...
Shinedown frontman Brent Smith revealed at the band's Twitter account over the weekend that the group is "four weeks into recording" its new studio album for a tentative "late July (or) early August" release. The first single may arrive as soon as late April. Smith added that "...