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As the future of the Who's live career lies in limbo after the current Who Hits 50! trek wraps in December, Pete Townshend is adamant that an acoustic duo version of the band is not in the cards. Townshend is enjoying a busy month with the recent solo release of his Classic...
Alice Cooper shed light on his recent studio team-up with Paul McCartney. The former Beatle joined Cooper for his and Joe Perry’s Hollywood Vampires covers project, re-recording "Macca's" Top 10 Badfinger classic, “Come And Get It,” according to Blabbermouth.net. The Hollywood...
George Thorogood credits his parents for paving the way for him to become the successful and beloved musician he is today. Thorogood and the Destroyers -- who just wrapped up a killer string of dates with touring partner and good buddy Brian Setzer -- are slowly adding stops...
The Beverly Hills Police Department had to pay former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland over $250,000 for releasing a press release last year claiming that they had arrested him for drug possession and burglary. According to Alternative Nation, the information was...
Tool will play its first confirmed concert of 2015 on Halloween (October 31st) at a one-day music festival called Monster Mash. According to Consequence Of Sound, the event will take place in Tempe, Arizona and the lineup will also feature Primus and Coheed And Cambria. The show...
Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen has slammed founding and current singer David Lee Roth in a new interview with Billboard on the eve of the band's first North American tour in three years. Eddie said about Roth, "He does not want to be my friend. How can I put this: Roth’s...
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell will be missing the first few dates of Def Leppard’s current tour while he continues to battle cancer. That Metal Show’s Eddie Trunk reported that Trixter guitarist Steve Brown, who’s been on hand to fill in for Campbell in the past, will...
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea posted several tweets last Thursday (June 18th) in which he reacted to Wednesday night’s (June 17th) racially motivated church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. Flea first tweeted, “Charleston shooting. You are kidding me. This is too...
Billy Joel welcomed Bon Jovi’s Richie Sambora during the encores of his Saturday night (June 20th) concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The show, which was the “Piano Man’s” 65th appearance at the arena, tied former touring partner Elton John’s record for most...