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Roger Waters got bored signing his own name in his box sets, so he used names of jazz musicians. A fan named Jim Clarke ordered The Wall: Super Deluxe Edition box set, which costs $500 and is limited to 3,000 copies. Waters' site promised that the Pink Floyd co-founder would...
The 1977 plane crash that took the lives of three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd will be the subject of a new film. The untitled project will draw from drummer Artimus Pyle's recollections of the events. On October 20th, 1977, the band's plane went down in the woods five miles...
Guns N' Roses began their stadium tour last night in Detroit by doing something very shocking -- they were on time! Due to hit the stage between 9:45 and 10:00 p.m., the band came on at Ford Field at 9:43 p.m. The 24-song set wasn't that different from their L.A. and Coachella...
Hollywood Records will release a special box set in celebration of what would have been Freddie Mercury's 70th birthday on September 5th. Messenger of the Gods – The Singles contains all 13 of Freddie’s solo singles on individually colored seven-inch vinyl. It begins with a...
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, Billy Joel, Sting, Elvis Costello, and John Mellencamp are among the dozens of artists that signed an open letter to Congress asking the government to take steps to end gun violence. According to Consequence Of Sound, the letter comes...
It was 50 years ago today (June 24th, 1966), that The Beatles kicked off their final tour in Munich, West Germany. The tour, which saw the group performing in Germany, Japan, the Philippines, and the U.S., was plagued with controversy. In the Philippines, the Beatles, who had...
ZZ Top has a different look this summer as Dusty Hill has traded in his bass guitar for a custom-made bass keyboard. This is a result of the dislocated shoulder he sustained in April after falling backstage in Lubbock, Texas. A statement on the band's website says, "The band...
U2 are hard at work on their next album, Songs of Experience. The Edge tells Billboard , "We are still busting our ass to try to get it out this year. That’s our plan right now, and exactly when, we’re not sure. Now a U2 album plan has been known to be revised. This is our...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl emerged from hiatus on Wednesday night (June 22nd) to play a special invite-only acoustic set at the Cannes Lion International Festival Of Creativity in Cannes, France. In addition to playing several staple Foo Fighters cuts, Grohl shared a story...