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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 "...
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil told the Sydney Morning Herald that the band plans to make a new album in the next few months for a 2016 release.Thayil said, "No studio has been chosen and no songs are written yet. When we finish these shows in Australia (as part of the...
Kid Rock unveils his 10th studio album on Tuesday (February 24th), titled First Kiss. The new disc follows up 2012's Rebel Soul and is the second in a row that Rock has produced himself at his own home studio in Michigan. Rock explores his rock and country side on the new disc...
Coming on May 5th is the autobiography of co-founding Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann -- Deal: My Three Decades Of Drumming, Dreams, And Drugs With The Grateful Dead. The memoir, which is available for pre-order now on Dead.net, follows “Bill's adventure-filled life as the...
It seems as though when the Rolling Stones return to North America, they’ll be ditching the arena gigs that marked the recent 50 And Counting dates and hitting stadiums. The Las Vegas Sun reported that the Stones had a June 13th date “penciled in” at "Sin City's" 16,800-seat MGM...
Robert Plant has taken a lot of flack from Led Zeppelin fans that assumed that Raising Sand -- the 2007 Grammy Award-winning Americana team-up with Alison Krauss -- was the moment he finally decided to move away from Zeppelin-like music. Plant explained to Classic Rock magazine...