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Bob Dylan will serve as David Letterman’s last musical guest on Tuesday night (May 19th) for the second-to-final episode of CBS’ The Late Show, according to AVclub.com. Joining Dylan will be Bill Murray, who served as Letterman’s premiere guest in 1982 on his NBC series Late...
Sometimes you can't make this stuff up: during the encore of U2's opening show on its Innocence + Experience world tour in Vancouver last Thursday night (May 14th), the guitarist known professionally as The Edge did not take his name to heart and walked right off the edge of the...
Got a question for the Rolling Stones??? You’re in luck!!! The band is taking part in its first ever Twitter Q&A, today (Monday, May 18th) at 1 p.m. ET through #AskTheStones. The Stones are currently in rehearsal for their 15-date North American stadium tour, which kicks off...
It was 39 years ago this week (May 15th to May 27th, 1976) that the Rolling Stones' Black And Blue topped the Billboard 200 album charts for the first of four nonconsecutive weeks. The album, which was the band's 6th U.S. chart-topper, was recorded at Munich's Musicland Studios...
Roger Daltrey revealed a past dependence on sleeping pills. The Who's battles with substance abuse are legendary -- resulting in the deaths of Keith Moon in 1978, John Entwistle in 2002, and Pete Townshend's infamous and well documented public battle with the bottle and drugs...
Metallica frontman James Hetfield performed with his 16-year-old daughter Cali at the second annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit on Friday night (May 15th) in San Francisco. Hetfield accompanied Cali on acoustic guitar while she sang the Adele song “Crazy for You.” He later joined...
Legendary blues artist B.B. King died at the age of 89 on Thursday night (May 14th), according to multiple media reports. King's lawyer reported that King passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. He had long suffered from Type II diabetes and canceled a tour last...
Pete Townshend and Eddie Vedder's benefit concert last night (May 14th) at Chicago’s Rosemont Theatre, featured once-in-a lifetime guest spots from Joe Walsh, Joan Jett, and Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen. The 90-minute show, dubbed Celebrating The Who, raised money for the band’s...
Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan has dismissed the accusation by Australian website Max TV that the 1987 Guns classic "Sweet Child O'Mine" was plagiarized from a 1981 song called "Unpublished Critics" by the Australian band Australian Crawl. Asked about a video...