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Mick Jagger revealed that Mick Taylor will not be joining the Rolling Stones on the road for the band’s upcoming “Zip Code Tour.” Jagger called in to comedian Marc Maron’s WTF podcast and spoke about the Stones' summer North American dates and the band's Sticky Fingers reissue,...
In a slightly bizarre twist, Yoko Ono published a gushing tribute in Rolling Stone to John Lennon's first wife, Cynthia Lennon, who died of cancer on April 1st at age 75. Yoko, who already had issued a brief and tasteful statement regarding Cynthia's death, had hardly been in...
Jersey boy Jon Bon Jovi has been picked as one the commencement speakers at Rutgers Rutgers University-Camden's graduation ceremonies on May 21st. The Associated Press reported that the rocker -- who has charitable ties to Camden, New Jersey -- will deliver the speech at Camden’...
After a few week’s break, Eddie Money will once again be heading back out on the road with shows now on the books through the end of November. Money kicks off the next series of concerts on April 17th in Memphis, Tennessee at The Showplace and will wind things down for the year...
Puddle of Mudd leadman Wes Scantlin seemed to lose it during a live show in Scottsdale, Arizona on April 2. Scantlin reportedly smashed his guitar, microphones and some of the drummer’s kit. This isn’t the first case of stage rage for Scantlin. On April 18, 2014, he threw a...
John Mellencamp has written an op-ed piece in The Indianapolis Star speaking out against the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which goes into effect in July, and states that private businesses and organizations can refuse the right to serve gays and lesbians...
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo told Rolling Stone in a new interview that the band is "having a blast" working on songs for its 10th studio album, adding, "We are being productive and having fun." Asked if the new material is in the same vein as 2008's Death Magnetic album,...
In an interview published Wednesday (April 1st) at Details.com, former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland was asked if he would ever consider being a judge or a mentor on a show like American Idol or The Voice. Weiland replied, "I don't watch those...
The groundbreaking documentary about the Who’s two original managers, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, titled Lambert & Stamp, begins its New York City run today (April 3rd) at Manhattan’s Sunshine Cinema. Directed by James D. Cooper, with the cooperation of the late-Chris Stamp...