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Metallica has announced November 18th as the release date of its 10th studio album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. The long-awaited follow-up to 2008's Death Magnetic consists of two discs, containing a dozen songs and nearly 80 minutes of music. The band said online, "Hardwired...
2016 is shaping up to be Kansas' year with the release of The Prelude Implicit on September 23rd -- marking the band's fist all new studio set since 2000's Somewhere To Elsewhere. On top of that, Kansas will perform its 1976 Lefotverture album in its entirety on all tour dates...
Beatles fans have David Bowie to thank for Paul McCartney adding "Love Me Do" into his solo setlists for the first time. McCartney chatted with Rolling Stone, and was asked what was the latest Beatles classic to be added to the show. McCartney said: "'Love Me Do.' People have...
Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd ’s 2014 album, Head Job, will be available (digital-only) in the U.S. for the first time on September 30th. Condolences to Journey guitarist Neal Schon on the passing of his mother, Barbara. He says, “Mom, we all loved you so much. There was nobody...
It was 47 years ago today -- August 18th, 1969 -- that the Woodstock Music and Art Fair wrapped with Jimi Hendrix's incendiary set after more than three days of music in Bethel, New York. More than 450,000 people converged upon the small upstate town to hear rock's biggest bands...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has offered up his thoughts on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a new interview with Kerrang! magazine, comparing the reality show host and real estate mogul to a would-be Hitler. But Armstrong expressed concern for Trump's...
Temple Of The Dog, the Seattle supergroup made up of members of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, has released a demo version of a previously unreleased song that didn't make it onto the band's self-titled 1991 debut album. The track, called "Black Cat," will appear on the deluxe 25th...
Ex-Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar has apologized to his former bandmates on a new episode of the OWN Network series Oprah: Where Are They Now? Although he has had harsh words in the past for guitarist Eddie Van Halen and drummer Alex Van Halen, Hagar now explained, "The whole Van...
Scott Weiland's widow, photographer Jamie Wachtel Weiland, is selling the engagement ring she received from her late husband. Jamie wrote at her Facebook page, "This is the ring Scott gave me when he proposed. Eight months into this new chapter of my life, I need to part with it...