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Sammy Hagar is known for his love of rum and tequila, but wine is also high on his list. Not only is he a collector of fine wines, he hosts wine tastings at his El Paseo restaurant in Mill Valley, California. The most recent one was Tuesday night, and Hagar says there was "great...
Led Zeppelin scored a few victories at a pre-trial hearing on Monday in the plagiarism suit brought against them by the estate of the late Spirit guitarist Randy California over "Stairway to Heaven." The estate says the band ripped off the Spirit song "Taurus." The only version...
Ace Frehley celebrates his 65th birthday today, so he is marking the occasion with the release of a new video. It's a clip for "Fire & Water," the Free song he covers on his new album, Origins: Vol. 1. It features Paul Stanley on lead vocals and it opens with them meeting on...
Shinedown and Five Finger Death Punch are teaming up for a co-headlining fall tour. Sixx:A.M. will open up the trek, which starts on October 18th in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dates have been announced through November 18th in Louisville, Kentucky, with more to be added. Tickets go...
AC/DC fans who bought tickets to see the band on June 4th at London's Olympic Stadium can get their money back if they don't want to watch Axl Rose on lead vocals. According to Blabbermouth, British ticketing services company See Tickets has sent an email to everyone who bought...
The Who is back on the road playing what might be their final extended run of North American dates. Roger Daltrey, who battled Viral Meningitis during the tour and has amazingly fully recovered, spoke about the band's long goodbye to road work, telling IFpress.com, "We’re having...
Santana IV -- the first new album from the original classic lineup of Santana since 1973's Caravanserai -- has debuted at Number Five on the Billboard 200 album chart. Carlos Santana spoke about the new hit album, saying, "When you can go back and break new ground with joy and...
It was announced 35 years ago today (April 27th, 1981), that Paul McCartney's solo band Wings had disbanded. McCartney and his first wife Linda had formed the group in the summer of 1971 with drummer Denny Seiwell and guitarist and Moody Blues co-founder Denny Laine. The...
An angry letter written by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1992 to the head of his then record label, David Geffen, is set to be auctioned by Julien’s Auctions of America and is expected to fetch somewhere in the $30,000 range. In the letter, Cobain expresses his outrage over a...