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George Harrison fans have been counting down to today (September 23rd) for the long awaited release of the deluxe, eight-disc boxed edition, The Apple Years 1968-75. All the discs are digitally remastered versions of Harrison’s first six solo albums released between 1968 and...
Celebrity lookalikes Chad Smith and Will Ferrell teamed up for another musical event last Friday night (September 19th), although this time the Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer and the Anchorman star were not competing in a "drum-off.” The pair took part in a jam of the Rolling...
Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo, Slash, Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis and Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz were among the dozens of celebrities who attended pro skater Tony Hawk's 11th annual Stand Up For...
This December will mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, and in a new interview on wrestler Chris Jericho's podcast, Darrell's brother and bandmate, Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul, says he's finally "found peace" with...
Coming on November 11th is the latest Queen compilation, titled, Queen Forever. The set features three previously unreleased Freddie Mercury songs: the Freddie Mercury duet with Michael Jackson -- "There Must Be More To Life Than This" -- begun during Queen’s 1982 Hot Space...
You wouldn't think that Slash needs guitar lessons at this stage of his career, but he admitted in a new interview with Classic Rock that he still gets schooled once in a while -- by his own lead singer, Myles Kennedy. The guitar icon explained, "Myles teaches me stuff...
A long-in-the-works documentary on the late jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius that has been produced by Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo will finally have its world premiere on October 6th at the Mill Valley Film Festival, where all four members of Metallica will be honored as...
Staind singer Aaron Lewis is safe but was forced to cancel his performance in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday night (September 20th) after the private charter jet on which he was a passenger veered off a taxiway and got stuck in mud at an airport in Warton, Texas. According to...
Foo Fighters came to Richmond, Virginia last Wednesday night (September 17th) and played a crowdfunded concert at a 1,500-person venue called the National, with frontman Dave Grohl taking a moment during the 23-song set to pay tribute to local artist and late Gwar leader Dave...