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Coming on October 8th is an officially sanctioned career-spanning book on the Who, titled The Who: The Official History. The tome, which is authored by Ben Marshall, is being released in conjunction with the Who’s upcoming fall dates and described on the Random House website as...
The video for Steven Tyler's new country song, “Love Is Your Name,” has been watched seven-million times on Vevo. In addition, the song has been streamed 1.9-million times and the video has been streamed just under 4.6-million times. Sales? According to Nielsen Music, 73,000...
Joe Walsh has announced a 15-city solo fall tour. Walsh, who’s been wrapped up with Eagles duties over the past couple of years, will be hitting theater-sized venues backed by a band featuring longtime collaborator and Barnstorm member, keyboardist and drummer Joe Vitale...
Stephen Stills is the fourth and final member of Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young to publish his memoirs. Although he had previously stated that he wouldn't read Graham Nash's 2013 autobiography, Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life, according to his recent chat with The Austin...
Guns N' Roses has lost the services of longtime guitarist DJ Ashba, who issued a statement on Monday (July 27th) saying that he was leaving the band. His statement read in part, "It is with a very heavy heart and yet great pride that I announce that I've decided to close this...
Another day, another arrest for Wes Scantlin. This time the Puddle Of Mudd frontman was busted in Minnesota on Sunday (July 26th) for driving while intoxicated and leading police officers on a 100 miles-per-hour chase, according to TMZ.com. The Renville County Sheriff’s...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman William Corgan quickly shut down a fan at a pre-show question-and-answer session who asked if Corgan thought Courtney Love killed her husband, Nirvana's Kurt Cobain. Corgan responded by questioning if the man was really asking him that and then said he...
With the final Led Zeppelin reissues coming on Friday (July 31st), Jimmy Page is officially closing the door on the band's catalogue. The three new releases -- 1976's Presence, 1979's In Through The Out Door, and 1982's Coda -- all feature a second disc of companion audio...
The Rolling Stones are planning on starting sessions later this year for their long-awaited follow-up to 2005’s A Bigger Bang. During a chat with Mojo, Keith Richards let it slip that studio work is on the horizon for the band, when asked about upcoming recording plans. Richards...