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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...
AC/DC will reportedly headline the 2015 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, along with Jack White and Drake, according to Hits Daily Double. Coachella is scheduled for April 10th to the 12th and April 17th to the 19th, 2015, in Indio, California. AC/DC will be on the road...
Slash, the iconic Guns N’ Roses and solo guitarist, will be honored with the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards on Saturday, January 24th, 2015 in Anaheim, California. The Les Paul Award was named for the inventor...
Today (Monday, December 8th) marks the 10-year anniversary of the death of Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a Damageplan concert on this date in 2004 at the...