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A&M Records filed a lawsuit last week seeking ownership of the master tapes for 1991's classic self-titled Temple Of The Dog album. According to the Seattle Times, the label claims that London Bridge Studios co-founder Rajan Parashar is in possession of the tapes but refuses...
Shinedown will hit the road for the first time in two years this summer, embarking on a theater tour that will kick off on July 9th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. So far 14 dates have been confirmed through mid-August, with more to be announced. Support will come from Nothing More on most...
Grateful Dead co-founder and drummer Bill Kreutzmann has announced a string of book signing and chats for next month as a tie to his autobiography, Deal: My Three Decades Of Drumming, Dreams, And Drugs With The Grateful Dead. The memoir, which will be published on May 5th,...
With Halestorm releasing its third album, Into The Wild Life, on Tuesday (April 14th), singer and guitarist Lzzy Hale has penned a letter for Rock Sound magazine -- to her younger self. In the piece, she tells the younger Lzzy about the band's accomplishments, what it took to...
AC/DC played its first North American show in five years on Friday night (April 10th), headlining the Coachella Festival in Indio, California. AC/DC's 20-song set kicked off with "Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be," featured three songs from the band's latest album, Rock Or Bust --...
Former Guns N' Roses manager Vicky Hamilton, who handled the group during their formative early years on the Hollywood rock scene, believes that she could end the long-running feud between singer Axl Rose and ex-guitarist Slash and pave the way for a reunion of the band's...
With over 50 years of playing in every conceivable type of venue, Keith Richards is definitely partial to stadiums. The Rolling Stones co-founder, who’ll head out on the road next month with the band for a set of 15 massive outdoor shows explained to Pollstar, “Stadiums, I love...
Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo spoke with the Orange County Register about the band's decision to dismiss singer Scott Weiland in 2013 and replace him with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington. DeLeo explained, "Robert (DeLeo, bass), Eric (Kretz, drums), Scott and I had...
One of John Mellencamp’s sons is heading to jail after he and his brother plead guilty to misdemeanor battery charges from a July 2013 altercation in their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana. 19-year-old Speck Mellencamp was sentenced to four days in jail and 20-year-old Hud...