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Happy Birthday to Bob Dylan, who celebrates his 74th birthday on Sunday (May 24th)! Dylan appeared on Tuesday night (May 19th) as David Letterman's second-to last musical guest on CBS's The Late Show, performing "The Night We Called It A Day," from his critically acclaimed, Top...
Happy Birthday to Elton John's longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin, who turns 65 today (May 22nd)!!! Taupin, who first teamed up with Elton in 1967, wrote the lyrics to such modern classics as "Bennie And The Jets," "Philadelphia Freedom," "Daniel," "Border Song," "Take Me To The...
On Wednesday, May 20th, the Rolling Stones announced at noon that they would be performing a secret Hollywood show. The show sold out quickly as the band was scheduled to perform their 1971 release, Sticky Fingers, in its entirety. The Stones will broadcast live behind the scene...
Foo Fighters were the final musical guests on David Letterman's last appearance as the host of CBS-TV's Late Show on Wednesday night (May 20th). The band performed "Everlong" as Letterman said goodbye to the show he has hosted for 22 years. Foo Fighters also tweeted a photo from...
Journey's Neal Schon, Joe Bonamassa, Gov’t Mule’s Warren Haynes, Steve Miller, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Count’s 77, Johnny A, and Lou Pallo and the Les Paul Trio are all scheduled to perform in honor of Les Paul's 100th Birthday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square in New York...
A new study undertaken by a firm called SeatSmart has determined that the lyrics of Canadian act Nickelback are "more intelligent" than those of other popular rock acts such as Foo Fighters and Linkin Park. SeatSmart's Andrew Powell-Morse analyzed the lyrics of 225 songs that...
The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir was in New York City this week to rehearse with Phish's Trey Anastasio for the Dead's upcoming "Fare Thee Well" shows in Santa Clara, California, and Chicago. Weir is also promoting the new documentary, The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob...
Yes co-founder, bassist Chris Squire, has been diagnosed with Acute Erythroid Leukemia (AEL), an uncommon form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Chris will be receiving treatment in his adopted hometown of Phoenix over the next few months, and will unfortunately be sitting out...
Roger Daltrey has revealed that he -- like Who bandmate Pete Townshend -- is suffering from hearing problems. Daltrey spoke candidly to Britain's Daily Mirror, claiming he's now "deaf as a post," and needs to frequently check in with hearing specialists. He explained, “I’ve got...