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Roger Daltrey says that the current Who tour, which hits North America in a couple of weeks, is a bittersweet experience for the lifelong road warrior. Daltrey, who has battled vocal issues over the past decade, told Rolling Stone, “My vocal cords are better now than they've...
The latest release as part of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band's ongoing vintage concert series is yet another famed New Year’s Eve gig. Following last month’s Tower Theatre, Philadelphia 1975 digital release is the new Nassau Coliseum, New York 1980, featuring “The...
It was 48 years ago Sunday (March 29th, 1967) that the Beatles recorded "With A Little Help From My Friends." The song, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney specifically for Ringo Starr to sing, was originally called "Bad Finger Boogie" and was one of the standout tracks on...
Metallica will headline this year's edition of Lollapalooza along with Paul McCartney, it was revealed on Wednesday (March 25th). The festival is once again scheduled to take place at Grant Park in Chicago, on July 31st, August 1st and August 2nd. Joining the headliners will be...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has done his part to help fulfill the last wish of a terminally ill fan of the band, according to Gigwise. Ken Powell has been battling cancer for 14 years but with surgery and treatment both having failed to contain it, the 56-year-old hardcore...
Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship co-founding guitarist Paul Kantner has been hospitalized with a suspected heart attack, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. Kantner, who now fronts a new version of Jefferson Starship, is then only member to have been a part of every...
Roger Daltrey, who along with Pete Townshend, is out on the Who's 50th anniversary tour, feels that in many ways the future of music is doomed. Daltrey told The Standard, “The music business. . . it’s been stolen. Nobody wants to put in any money on nurturing artists -- if you...
Peter Frampton posted on Facebook that he’s currently re-recording “an album’s worth” of his older music on just acoustic guitar and piano. Frampton posted a photo of the intricate mic setup in his Nashville studio with a “Geek Alert” advisory. No release date has been announced...
Van Halen has announced the dates and cities for a summer/fall North American tour that will kick off on July 5th in Seattle, winding down on October 2nd in Los Angeles. To promote the tour, the band will perform live on the outdoor stage of ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live on March...