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Happy Birthday to Pete Townshend, who turns 70 today (May 19th)! Townshend, who is the primary creative force behind the Who, wrote nearly all of the band's music and has been responsible for crafting the stories and themes behind such rock classics as Tommy, Who's Next, and...
The Eagles kick-off their 24-date North American leg tonight (May 19th) at Austin, Texas' Frank Erwin Center. The trek runs through July 29th when it wraps at Bossier City, Louisiana's Century Link Center. Once again joining the band on the road as their special guest is co-...
A memorable weekend of festivities honoring the late Ronnie James Dio concluded Sunday with a motorcycle rally, barbecue and all-star concert. Bikers kicked the day off by making the ride from Glendale to Encino, California, where many of the day’s events took place in Los...
David Crosby apologized to both Neil Young and current squeeze Daryl Hannah for calling her a "poisonous predator" last year, which has led to what seems to be an irreparable end to his relationship with Young. Back in August, during an interview with The Idaho Statesman, Crosby...
It was 36 years ago today (May 19th, 1979) that a select group of party-goers witnessed the closest thing to a live Beatles reunion when Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr reunited to jam at Eric Clapton's wedding reception at his English estate. The impromptu...
Friends, fans, and musicians alike are mourning the death of legendary blues artist B.B. King, who died on Thursday night (May 14th) at the age of 89 following a series of strokes. The guitar legend's lawyer reported that King passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas...
Bob Dylan will serve as David Letterman’s last musical guest on Tuesday night (May 19th) for the second-to-final episode of CBS’ The Late Show, according to AVclub.com. Joining Dylan will be Bill Murray, who served as Letterman’s premiere guest in 1982 on his NBC series Late...
Sometimes you can't make this stuff up: during the encore of U2's opening show on its Innocence + Experience world tour in Vancouver last Thursday night (May 14th), the guitarist known professionally as The Edge did not take his name to heart and walked right off the edge of the...
Got a question for the Rolling Stones??? You’re in luck!!! The band is taking part in its first ever Twitter Q&A, today (Monday, May 18th) at 1 p.m. ET through #AskTheStones. The Stones are currently in rehearsal for their 15-date North American stadium tour, which kicks off...