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It was 40 years ago tonight (May 3rd, 1976) that Paul McCartney kicked off his one-and-only North American tour with Wings, dubbed Wings Over America, in Fort Worth, Texas. The tour, which featured the classic fourth lineup of Wings, marked McCartney's return to the U.S. concert...
The Guns N' Roses reunion lineup might have looked a bit different if DJ Ashba didn't want to do Sixx:A.M. full time. The guitarist tells Metal Insider that Axl Rose asked him to stay around to play alongside Slash and Duff McKagan in this version of G N’ R. Ashba says he turned...
Gene Simmons may think that rappers don't belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but at least one rapper thinks they deserve their spot more than KISS does. MC Ren of new inductees N.W.A. calls Simmons "arrogant" and wonders if an earlier generation of Hall of Famers like The...
Steven Tyler has posted a humorous video on his website . It shows him clowning around on a tour bus in Naples, although he initially thinks he's on the island of Capri. He then breaks into Aerosmith's only number-one song, "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing.” Tyler, who is Italian,...
If you watched The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last week, you may have noticed him occasionally singing snippets of the 1981 Styx song, "Too Much Time on My Hands." On Thursday's show he said, "It's stuck in my head. I can't get it out of my head. Right now it's the best...
U2 guitarist The Edge has become the first rocker ever to perform in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. As his bandmate Bono had done at a New York City benefit concert the night before, The Edge sang solo versions four songs at one of the world's most famous place of worship...
All signs are pointing to the granddaddy off all rock festivals happening this October on the Coachella Festival grounds. Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, the Who, and Roger Waters, have all posted 30-second videos of vintage footage and songs onto their Facebook pages, which end with...
Pearl Jam performed its 1991 debut Ten front to back to kick off its show in Philadelphia on Friday night (April 29th), just months before the album's 25th anniversary. This marked the second time in their career that the band has performed the full Ten album all the way through...
Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee is the latest musician to put a Calabasas, California home on the market. He's asking $5.99 million for the 10,000-square foot hilltop home in a gated community. It has five bedrooms, six baths, a basement garage, recording studio, atrium with a...