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George Thorogood & The Destroyers and Brian Setzer have announced the initial dates of their joint Rockabilly Riot Tour 2015. The tour takes its name from Setzer's 2014 album, named Rockabilly Riot! All Original. So far 13 dates are now on the books, with the tour launching...
Genesis’ Mike Rutherford has just released the deluxe expanded 25th anniversary edition of Mike + The Mechanics’ 1988 album, The Living Years. The set -- which was the band's second -- features the 1989 chart-topping title track and “Nobody’s Perfect.” The new deluxe edition...
It was 52 years ago today (February 11th, 1963), that the Beatles recorded their first album, Please Please Me, in just under 10 hours. The album also featured both sides of their first two singles -- "Love Me Do"/"P.S. I Love You," and "Please Please Me"/"Ask Me Why," which had...
Ex-Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland and his band The Wildabouts have announced that their new drummer is Joey Castillo, best known for his 12-year stint in Queens Of The Stone Age. Weiland told us that he and Castillo go way back: "I've known Joey for a long time, since...
Tool drummer Danny Carey is teaming with Mastodon singer-guitarist Brent Hinds and members of the bands Off! and Burning Brides in a new "supergroup" called Legend of the Seagullmen. According to Rolling Stone, the hard rock act has been recording with Jonah Hex film director...
Faith No More has announced that its long-awaited reunion album, Sol Invictus, will be released on May 19th through the band's own Reclamation Recordings imprint, with distribution via singer Mike Patton's Ipecac Recordings. The disc will be the first set of all-new Faith No...
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd will now stand trial beginning on April 21st in New Zealand's Tauranga District Court, according to the AFP. Rudd was originally scheduled to go to trial this Tuesday (February 10th) but the date was moved after his lawyer unexpectedly quit the case by...
The bats may finally be having their revenge on Ozzy Osbourne for defiling a corpse of one of their own species all those years ago. According to the Daily Record, the Prince of Darkness must shell out $27,000 to have a colony of bats removed from his estate in Buckinghamshire,...
Robert Plant feels that not allowing success get to your head and heart is the secret to staying a true artist. Plant’s latest solo set with backing band Sensational Space Shifters has earned the former Led Zeppelin frontman a Top 10 hit on the Billboard 200 album chart -- and...