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Green Day got together earlier this week to jam for the first time in a year, posting a photo of the band on Instagram to commemorate the occasion. It's not clear whether the band was assembling to rehearse for their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or to...
Fans of Scott Weiland were left "disgusted" and "disappointed" after the former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer held a VIP meet-and-greet session at the Brighton Music Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. Three different fans posted their descriptions of the event at a...
It was 46 years ago today (March 20th, 1969) that John Lennon and Yoko Ono married in Gibraltar -- only eight days after Paul McCartney wed first wife Linda Eastman in London. Directly after the wedding, the couple opened up their hotel room to the world's press during their...
Paul McCartney announced that he and his band will be performing at Robin Hood Foundation's annual benefit, to be held May 12th at the New York City's Jacob Javits Center. McCartney, who owns property in Manhattan, has always been heavily involved in charities for the "Big Apple...
In 1979, ex-Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne was in Los Angeles, attempting to form a new band. An acquaintance of Osbourne's, future Slaughter bassist Dana Strum, contacted Rhoads to see if he was interested. Rhoads, disillusioned with Quiet Riot's inability to land an...
When developing the new EVH 5150IIIS Stealth amp head, Eddie Van Halen said he needed a little “more gas in the tank” before his band embarked on their epic 2012 tour. It seems like the Hall of Fame guitarist accomplished his goal, as he and the EVH team came up with a hot-...
Jimmy Page says that Led Zeppelin's 1975 Physical Graffiti double album gained strength by collecting the band's previous outtakes and morphing them with their new work. Physical Graffiti -- which has just been reissued, remastered, and expanded under Page's supervision --...
Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, and Patti Smith lead the list of presenters for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony set for April 18th at Cleveland's Public Hall. Rolling Stone reported McCartney will do the honors for Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder for Bill...
On April 28th, Eric Clapton will release the triple CD set, Forever Man, spotlighting his 32-year-run on Warner Brothers. The collection is broken down into three sections each receiving their own disc: Studio, Live, and Blues. Among the classic songs featured on the 51-song set...