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Bono and co-writers Bob Geldof and Midge Ure, lead the new Band Aid 30 recording of "Do They Know It’s Christmas," with all proceeds going to fight Ebola in West Africa. Although nearly all the vocalists are of Britain’s new pop regime, a few classic artists, or at least...
Billy Joel has just added his fourth 2015 date for his New York City residency at Madison Square Garden. Billy’s most recent show added to the itinerary is April 3rd. He’ll next play the Garden on Tuesday, November 25th. Billy has always maintained that although he went through...
The Doobie Brothers are back in the Top 20 with their latest album -- the new Southbound collection, which pairs the group with modern country stars. The set hit Number 16 on the Billboard 200 album chart -- a marked improvement from the Doobie's last studio set, 2010's World...
It was 34 years ago today (November 17th, 1980), that John Lennon and Yoko Ono released their comeback album Double Fantasy. The album marked Lennon's first release since his self-imposed five-year retirement from the music business in 1975, during which time he had become a...
AC/DC guitarist Angus Young and bassist Cliff Williams addressed the legal problems of drummer Phil Rudd in a new interview with USA Today, saying that the drummer is "not the Phil we've known from the past." Rudd was arrested on November 6th and charged with attempting to...
Richie Sambora is out of Bon Jovi, according to a statement Jon Bon Jovi made to Showbiz411.com. At the after party for the premiere fellow New Jersyan Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater, Jon Bon Jovi was asked about Sambora’s status with the band, and verbalized what has...
U2 frontman Bono got a scare on Wednesday (November 12th) when a rear door fell off his private plane in mid-air while the singer was on a flight from Dublin to Berlin. According to ABC News, Germout Freitag with the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation...
Nickelback's new album, No Fixed Address, apparently contains some surprising new sounds from the Canadian rock radio kings. According to a review from Canada's QMI Agency, the group's eighth studio offering features a heavy dose of electronics, some dance rhythms, a more...
Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti said in a new interview with Classic Rock that he, bassist Brian Marshall and drummer Scott Phillips -- who all play in both bands -- have not spoken with Creed singer Scott Stapp since the end of the band's 2012 tour. Tremonti...