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Kiss bassist Gene Simmons' 22-year-old daughter Sophie Tweed-Simmons has launched her own clothing line with the premiere of a New Year's Eve collection. Tweed-Simmons discussed the line on Good Morning America, where she proclaimed that the line is meant for women of all sizes...
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson told ABC Australia that he wasn't sure if the band would continue without founding guitarist Malcolm Young. Johnson explained that he knew the decision would be made by guitarist Angus Young alone, saying, "To me it was always up to Angus. He’s one of...
As the Who's 50th anniversary tour starts to gain traction, Pete Townshend spoke candidly about his modern day relationship with surviving Who co-founder Roger Daltrey. The pair, who first met in middle school, spent a large portion of the band's career often battling each other...
Creedence Clearwater Revival co-founders Doug Clifford and Stu Cook along with Patricia Fogerty -- the widow of the late Tom Fogerty -- have sued John Fogerty for disparaging Cook and Clifford’s touring ensemble, Credeence Clearwater Revisited. Ultimate Classic Rock posted that...
Santana has has announced a nine-date March swing through the South. Santana, who’ll kick off his next Las Vegas run next month at the House Of Blues, will play a string of March dates taking in stops in Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, and...
On Sunday (December 7th) Sting and Al Green were among the recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors from President Obama at a gala performance in Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center. Among the other honorees of what is regarded as "one of America's highest cultural and...
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo told LA Weekly that the documentary he's producing about the late, pioneering electric bass player Jaco Pastorius has already cost him a lot of money out of his own pocket. Trujillo revealed, "When you are trying to do it right, it's costly. I'...
Green Day has revealed that guitarist Jason White is battling tonsil cancer, according to Consequence Of Sound. The band announced the news in a post at its website, but added that the disease was detected fairly early and is treatable, so doctors expect White to make a full and...
Today (December 8th) marks the 34th anniversary of John Lennon's death. As is the custom every year, several hundred fans are expected to stand vigil for Lennon across the street from the Dakota building in Central Park's Strawberry Fields. The triangular patch of land was...