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It was 42 years ago today (October 16th, 1972) that Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) officially disbanded. CCR was one of most successful acts of the late '60s and early '70s, racking up 11 Top 20 hits in under four years. Seeds of the band's demise came when co-founder Tom...
Billy Joel has sold another of his massive Long Island beachfront properties. Newsday reported that the “Piano Man’s” listing agent Nancy Mizrahi of Saunders & Associates confirmed the sale of Billy’s 5,500-square-foot Sagaponack home. Although the buyer and price of the...
Ozzy Osbourne will headline an event called Ozzfiesta at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico from May 27th to May 31st, 2015. In addition to a headlining performance from Ozzy, the five-day festival will include a dinner party hosted by Sharon Osbourne, an opening night...
Foo Fighters covered the Black Sabbath classic "War Pigs" during the first night of their week-long residency on CBS-TV's Late Show With David Letterman. The band was joined by country-folk star Zac Brown for the performance, while frontman Dave Grohl also sat for an interview...
Bob Seger will kick off his 2014 tour dates on November 19th in Saginaw, Michigan and although his current shows only stretch through February -- chances are the Silver Bullet Band will be in business next summer as well. This week Seger released his long-awaited studio set,...
Neil Young appeared on Howard Stern’s radio show and shed some light on his feud with David Crosby. Ultimate Classic Rock reported that when pressed about the situation, which was started when Crosby discussed Young’s divorce from wife Pegi and linking with actress Daryl Hannah...
Bryan Adams fought to keep a connection between the material found on his newly released covers collection, The Tracks Of My Years. The set was produced by veterans David Foster and Bob Rock, and tackles classics by the Beatles, Ray Charles, Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Creedence...
Coming on November 1st is the last archival Grateful Dead show featured in the band’s ongoing Dave’s Picks series. The collection Dave's Picks Volume 12: Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 11/4/77 also features a bonus disc of songs taped two nights prior to the gig at Toronto’s...
George Harrison's only child, 36-year-old Dhani Harrison, revealed what his late Beatle dad claimed was his secret to his unique guitar style. Dhani, who was particularly close to his father, recently supervised the newly released eight-disc boxed edition of George Harrison's...