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Although Paul Stanley was at odds with both Gene Simmons and his wife Shannon Tweed over Simmons' admittedly callous remarks regarding Prince's death -- Stanley is taking his partner's side and lashing out at Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx. Ultimate Classic Rock reported that on Sixx'...
Even though Aerosmith and Steven Tyler resolved the issues that almost broke them up a few years ago, there is still talk about bringing in a guest vocalist while Tyler is busy with his solo country career. Guitarist Brad Whitford tells Metal Rules , "Absolutely, we have...
Rush ’s Alex Lifeson is not interested in writing his memoirs. He tells Guitar Connoisseur magazine, "Although I do remember some things, I don’t think I remember enough to make compelling reading. It almost seems like another life ago, or some story I’d read somewhere as a kid...
Joe Walsh's joint tour with old friends Bad Company is already shaping up to be one of the hottest tickets of the summer. Walsh, who's always felt totally at home onstage, revealed that he thinks the changes in how musicians create their music these days has done irreparable...
Ozzy Osbourne's new television show about history, which he is co-hosting with his son Jack, now has a premiere date. The series, titled Ozzy And Jack's World Detour, is set to kick off on July 27th at 10:00 p.m. on the History channel, according to Billboard. It will feature...
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis has reportedly sent emails to friends and family members from the hospital to let them know he is doing better, according to fan site AnthonyKiedis.net . The singer was rushed to a hospital on Saturday night (May 14th) with severe...
Metallica's James Hetfield delivered a three-song set as part of Sunday night's Acoustic-4-A-Cure concert at the Fillmore in San Francisco. He did two of his own songs -- "Motorbreath" off of Metallica's 1983 album, Kill 'Em All, along with "The Unforgiven," and a cover of...
U2 will release a new live DVD, Blu-ray and digital collection on June 10th. U2 – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE - Live In Paris documents the two shows they did there last December in the wake of the terrorist attacks there the month before, which resulted in them having to postpone...
The Who blew more than a few fans minds on Friday night (May 13th) when they performed the Tommy classic, "The Acid Queen" for the first time in over 25 years. The band, who has been playing a pretty static setlist over the course of its 'Who Hits 50' tour, tackled the Pete...