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Re-issued today (February 24th) -- 40 years to the day of its original release -- is Led Zeppelin’s expanded three-disc version of its chart-topping 1975 double album, Physical Graffiti. The new edition, which like all the Zeppelin remasters has been curated and produced by...
Shinedown frontman Brent Smith revealed at the band's Twitter account over the weekend that the group is "four weeks into recording" its new studio album for a tentative "late July (or) early August" release. The first single may arrive as soon as late April. Smith added that "...
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil told the Sydney Morning Herald that the band plans to make a new album in the next few months for a 2016 release.Thayil said, "No studio has been chosen and no songs are written yet. When we finish these shows in Australia (as part of the...
Kid Rock unveils his 10th studio album on Tuesday (February 24th), titled First Kiss. The new disc follows up 2012's Rebel Soul and is the second in a row that Rock has produced himself at his own home studio in Michigan. Rock explores his rock and country side on the new disc...
Coming on May 5th is the autobiography of co-founding Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann -- Deal: My Three Decades Of Drumming, Dreams, And Drugs With The Grateful Dead. The memoir, which is available for pre-order now on Dead.net, follows “Bill's adventure-filled life as the...
It seems as though when the Rolling Stones return to North America, they’ll be ditching the arena gigs that marked the recent 50 And Counting dates and hitting stadiums. The Las Vegas Sun reported that the Stones had a June 13th date “penciled in” at "Sin City's" 16,800-seat MGM...
Robert Plant has taken a lot of flack from Led Zeppelin fans that assumed that Raising Sand -- the 2007 Grammy Award-winning Americana team-up with Alison Krauss -- was the moment he finally decided to move away from Zeppelin-like music. Plant explained to Classic Rock magazine...
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson was the first in line to snap up an extremely limited edition Mustang GT. The car, created by Ford Motor Company and Petty’s Garage, will be a 627-horsepower limited edition fastback inspired by Petty’s Garage’s Mustang GT that was displayed to great...
Metallica has issued a statement following the death of documentary filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky, who co-directed with Joe Berlinger the groundbreaking, controversial film Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sinofsky passed away at the age of 58...