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The Who’s pre-Tommy era is explored in the new book Pretend You’re In A War: The Who And The Sixties. Author Mark Blake -- best known for his Pink Floyd biographies Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story Of Pink Floyd and the Queen book, Is This The Real Life: The Untold Story Of...
Peter Frampton and Gibson guitars will be trimming up for signature line of Les Paul’s, which replicate the legendary guitar Frampton - worshipped, then lost for decades. Frampton posted on his Facebook page: "The Gibson Custom shop in Nashville and I are currently working on a...
Mark Knopfler will release his eighth solo album, Tracker, on March 15th. The former Dire Straits leader spoke about the set on his official website (markknopfler.com), explaining “The album title Tracker arrived out of me trying to find my way over the decades. Out of me...
Aerosmith fans will get the chance next month to see Boston’s original bad boys live in concert on the big screen in theaters all over the U.S. Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014, will be shown for one night only on February 26th, via Fathom Events Classic Music Series. The 90-...
Is Metallica finally in the studio? The band has updated its official Instagram account with a photo of bassist Robert Trujillo appearing to lay down a bass track in a recording studio, which includes the caption "Rockin along . . ." The picture appears to have been taken by...
Slash, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum and others performed at a musical benefit and live auction last Monday (January 12th) for Adopt The Arts, a Los Angeles-based charity that preserves and creates arts programs in U.S. public schools. According to Blabbermouth, the event at...
Puddle Of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin was arrested on Friday (January 16th) at Denver International Airport after he took what Loudwire described as a "joyride" on an airport baggage carousel. Scantlin ended up in the airport's restricted area before being taken into custody by...
The surviving members of the Grateful Dead have announced their final three performances for July 3rd, 4th, and 5th at Chicago's Soldier Field -- the same venue the late-Jerry Garcia played his last Dead show on July 9th, 1995. Joining Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and...
As expected, Bruce Springsteen performed on Saturday night (January 17th) at Asbury Park, New Jersey’s Paramount Theatre at the 15th Annual Light Of Day Concert to benefit Parkinson's Disease. Backstreets.com posted that “The Boss” played guitar sideman, solo acoustic balladeer...