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Today (June 23rd) marks what would have been original Beatles bassist Stuart Sutcliffe's 76th birthday. Sutcliffe left the group in the summer of 1961 to continue art college in Hamburg, Germany. He died of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 10th, 1962 at the age of 21, with most...
Halestorm is starting to write its next album, according to a new interview with the band by Face Culture. Even though the group is still touring behind last year's Into The Wild Life effort, drummer Arejay Hale revealed, "This time we’re trying to be a little bit more prepared...
There will be no second season of Vinyl, reports Deadline.com . The HBO drama, inspired by the 1970s New York rock and roll scene, had stellar creative talent behind it -- starting with executive producers Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese. But it was considered both a critical...
Neil Young sat in with his alter-ego, "Neil Young," when he stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night. Fallon does a great impersonation of the Canadian singer, and on Tuesday they once again did a duet, this time on a new song titled "Two Neil Youngs...
The "Stairway to Heaven" copyright infringement case is now in the hands of jurors, after they heard closing arguments this morning. Plaintiff's attorney Francis Malofiy began his 45-minute summary by reiterating that the case is "about credit" and that it concerns only the song...
Tesla will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1986 debut album, Mechanical Resonance , by releasing a live recording of it. The live album will contain a new song, "Save That Goodness," which was written and produced by Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen. It will be released...
Def Leppard have released a video for the song "Man Enough," off their recent self-titled album, which came out last year. Asked about making videos today versus back in the '80s, singer Joe Elliott says , "It's not as important as it was in 1983 to 1993, when we made videos...
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has inked a " Friend of the Brand " deal with boutique watch maker HYT. The deal includes Rose and company's design team working on a limited-edition watch that will be unveiled in January at the S.I.H.H. show in Geneva, Switzerland. During an...
Lou Gramm -- the voice of all of Foreigner's classic '70s and '80s hits -- is heading out on the road this summer. Gramm, who performs all of the band's greatest hits in concert, kicks off his dates on July 13th in Lancaster, Pennsylvania at Clipper Magazine Stadium, and as of...