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It was 41 years ago tonight (November 2nd, 1974) that George Harrison launched his "George Harrison & Friends North American Tour" becoming the first solo Beatle to tour North America. Harrison opened the tour on November 2nd, 1974 at Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum. The 30-...
It was 40 years ago today (October 31st, 1975) that Queen released their single "Bohemian Rhapsody." At just under six minutes, it was deemed to be too long by both their manager and record label. But after Capital Radio London DJ Kenny Everett played it 14 times over the last...
The Best Buy store on Watson Rd. in Crestwood is closing. The old legendary KSHE studios in Crestwood once sat on what is now their parking lot. The city of Crestwood was not happy that KSGE was there and the city government was instrumental in the station eventually leaving and...
Ozzy Osbourne will play his first solo show in some time on Halloween (Saturday, October 31st) at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans. Joining Ozzy as guests will be Slash, Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello and Ozzy's Black Sabbath bandmate Geezer...
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has confirmed in new interviews with About.com and Ultimate Classic Rock that the band is in the process of recording some of its new material for the long-awaited follow-up to 2008's Death Magnetic album. Hammett revealed, "At this point, we’re...
Def Leppard releases a new album today (Friday). Simply titled Def Leppard, it comes seven years after their last studio effort, 2008's Songs From the Sparkle Lounge. Singer Joe Elliott tells us the initial plan was to record an EP, but after the guys got together to share ideas...
Foo Fighters have launched a countdown clock at their official website that will expire at 1:00 a.m. ET on November 22nd. Aside from the clock, a statue of a dog and the Foos' logo on a U.S. highway sign that resembles U.S. Route 66, there is some background audio in which...
The Grateful Dead are back on the road! The band, now billed as Dead & Company, kicked off its 2015 dates last night (October 29th) at Albany, New York's Times Union Center. The group features Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart, along with John...
Director Thom Zimny’s latest official Bruce Springsteen documentary, The Ties That Bind, will hit the big screen for one night in Manhattan next month. The film, which will be part of the upcoming The River box set collection dropping on December 4th, will play on November 14th...