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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by Australian website Max TV that the 1987 Guns classic "Sweet Child O'Mine" was plagiarized from a 1981 song called "Unpublished Critics" by the Australian band Australian Crawl.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...
Creed frontman Scott Stapp revealed more details of his six-month, drug-induced meltdown in his first TV interview with ABC's Nightline. In addition to posting videos online in which he claimed mysterious forces were draining all the money from his bank accounts and alleging...
Members of Stone Sour, Rage Against The Machine, Theory Of A Deadman and others will be on hand this weekend to mark the five-year anniversary of the death of legendary heavy rock vocalist Ronnie James Dio. The Black Sabbath and Rainbow frontman died on May 16th, 2010 from...