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Gregg Allman, in association with Live Nation, has announced the inaugural Laid Back Festival date on August 29th at New York's Nikon at Jones Beach Theater. Rolling Stone reported that in addition to Allman, other headliners already on board for the show are the Doobie Brothers...
Coming on June 23rd is Journey guitarist and co-founder Neal Schon’s two-CD instrumental solo set, Vortex. The 18-track collection features collaborations with his 1980’s partner, legendary keyboardist Jan Hammer and Journey's Escape and Frontiers-era drummer Steve Smith. Schon...
Former Eagles lead guitarist Don Felder kicks off a series of shows later this week, supplying the opening slot for such old friends as the Doobie Brothers, the Steve Miller Band, and Huey Lewis & The News -- along with several headlining slots of his own. Felder, who co-...
Pearl Jam fans in New York City have launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring the band to Forest Hill Stadium in Queens, according to the Village Voice. Three fans -- Daniel Sheffer, his sister Angelica, and Albert Lee-- were inspired by a similar effort that brought Foo...
Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell and former Guns N' Roses axeman Izzy Stradlin will make guest appearances on a new three-song EP being issued by ex-Guns and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan. The EP, titled How To Be A Man, is a companion piece to McKagan's new book...
Two Alice In Chains fans have launched a petition asking that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Seattle group's first album, Facelift, came out in 1990, which would make them eligible under Hall of Fame rules that an artist must be recording for 25...
Ozzy Osbourne has confirmed that Black Sabbath will head out on its final tour in 2016. The singer broke the news during a press conference on Friday (April 24th) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he performed over the weekend at the Monsters Of Rock festival. Ozzy revealed, "The plan...
The Rolling Stones have unleashed the first outtake from the band's upcoming deluxe Sticky Fingers reissue, with an official video featuring an alternate take of the band's legendary Latin-infused workout, "Can't You Year Me Knocking." Although guitarist Mick Taylor performed...
Out now is Eric Clapton's latest multi-disc retrospective, the remastered triple CD set, Forever Man. The collection showcases "Slowhand's" Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum 32-year-run on Warner Brothers, which spawned such classic Clapton albums as 1985's Behind The Sun...