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The Rolling Stones are not only planning additional dates for 2016 -- but they'll be releasing their first studio set in over a decade. Fresh of the band's Cuban debut in front of nearly 500,000 fans last month in Havana, Keith Richards spoke about what will be the Stones' 25th...
This Friday in Brooklyn, New York, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will induct Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and N.W.A. Each day this week we are are profiling those inductees. Today, it's Cheap Trick. The band has been eligible since 2002 but had never been...
Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan led Guns N' Roses through a 17-song set at their first reunion show at The Troubadour in Los Angeles last night. As expected, the core trio of original members was joined by long-time keyboardist Dizzy Reed and two holdovers from the Axl-led era...
Wes Scantlin says there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for the why his Puddle of Mudd bandmates left the stage during a show in England last month -- which was captured in a curse-laden video. Scantlin blames a power outage at the club for driving the band off the stage as...
Guns N' Roses have announced their "Not In This Lifetime" 2016 Tour and St. Louis is no longer included on the itinerary. The 20-city trek starts on June 23rd in Detroit and wraps up on August 22nd in San Diego. A Facebook pre-sale starts Thursday, with general on-sales starting...
Cheap Trick release their new album today. Bang, Zoom, Crazy...Hello is the band's 17th studio album overall and first new one in six years. Black Sabbath ‘s Geezer Butler , Slipknot & Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor , Dean and Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots , Matt...
Out today (April 1st) is Cheap Trick's 17th studio album, Bang, Zoom, Crazy... Hello. The album, which marks the first without drummer Bun E. Carlos, who left the band in 2010 -- and with guitarist Rick Nielsen's son Daxx Nielsen occupying the drum stool -- comes exactly one...
Bryan Adams is heading back out on the road next week in support of his latest album, Get Up, which was produced by ELO's Jeff Lynne. Adams is splitting the North American dates into spring and summer runs, kicking things off on April 8th in The Woodlands, Texas at The Cynthia...
This week, Classic Rock magazine posted a story on its website as to why Axl Rose is the " worst idea " to replace Brian Johnson in AC/DC. Now its sister publication, Metal Hammer , has countered with why it is a "brilliant idea," and here are some of their reasons: 1) "Various...