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After a 37-year wait, Tom Petty has finally snagged his first Number One album. Nielsen SoundScan reported the new Heartbreakers set, Hypnotic Eye, sold an impressive 131,000 copies in the week ending August 3rd, marking his best initial seller since his 1994 solo set...
Foo Fighters posted an announcement on the band's official Facebook page on Tuesday (August 5th) hinting at "big news" arriving next Monday (August 11th). The post simply stated, "Ladies and Gents...keep an eye out here for some big news coming on Monday.” It's likely that the...
Ever been to a concert where the guy in front of you just wouldn't put the cell phone down for 30 seconds? So has Peter Frampton. OnstageMagazine.com reported on the incident, which took place on Sunday night (August 3rd) at the in Carmel, Indiana's Palladium, where a front row...
Although Paul McCartney is still riding high on the success of his recent Top Three New album, the former Beatle is excited to break out into video games. Ultimate Classic Rock reported prior to his Tuesday night (August 5th) concert at Missoula, Montana's Washington-Grizzly...
Stevie Nicks has released the tracklisting to her latest solo set, 24 Carat Gold, which features newly recorded versions of lost and/or long bootlegged tracks. The set was co-produced by the Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart along with longtime guitarist Waddy Wachtel, and recorded in...
As expected, the Who will release a 50th anniversary double CD compilation, called Who Hits 50, on October 28th. The set, which will be the latest in a long line of Who comps, will serve as the definitive hits collection for the band's milestone, with a final track listing soon...
Mick Jagger recalled that James Brown gave him some priceless advice over the years. Jagger, who served as executive producer on the new critically acclaimed biopic, Get On Up: The James Brown Story, told Time magazine, "James talked a lot about business. It’s in the film. The...
The new Ron Howard-directed Beatles touring documentary is seeking the help of fans who caught the "Fab Four's" final gig on August 29th, 1966 at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. A message was posted to the lucky 25,000 that saw the show on the Beatles' Facebook page saying: "...
Metallica is collaborating with an author named Matt Taylor on a book about the making of the band's classic 1986 album Master Of Puppets, and wants the help of fans. The band wrote at its website, "Were you there in 1986? Snuck a camera into a show or two? Ran into us at a...