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Axl Rose will definitely have to show up on time when Guns n' Roses play Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts next month. City officials turned down the band's request to perform past the 11:15 p.m. curfew during their concerts on July 19th and 20th at the New England...
Nikki Sixx echoes Tommy Lee's recent comments about not seeing his Mötley Crüe bandmates since their farewell tour ended in Los Angeles on New Year's Eve. In The End, the movie documenting that night, Nikki says, "We don't hang out now. We go on stage like madmen. But we don't...
The AC/DC singer, who was forced to leave the band's tour in March or risk going deaf, met last month with Stephen Ambrose, who invented in-ear monitors. Ambrose says his invention safely delivers louder and better sound while minimizing the risk of hearing damage. Apparently...
Did you know that two members ZZ Top, were members of the British band The Zombies? Well they were, but they really weren't. After the real Zombies broke up in 1968, Delta Promotions, a shady Michigan-based company, put together fake touring versions of the band to capitalize on...
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band kick off their summer tour tonight in Syracuse, New York at Lakeview Amphitheater. The 19-date trek wraps on July 2nd at L.A.'s Greek Theatre. The latest lineup of All Starr's, which has lasted over three years, features Todd Rundgren on...
Billy Joel spoke about the night he became Jimi Hendrix's roadie in an effort to see the show for free. Billy recalled why the guitarist's August 23rd, 1968 concert will always stick in his mind -- mainly because he was on stage to see it! Billy spoke to The Hamilton Spectator...
It was 33 years ago today (June 3rd, 1983) that Derek & The Dominos drummer Jim Gordon brutally murdered his mother. Gordon, who was officially diagnosed with schizophrenia while on trial for bludgeoning his mother with a hammer and stabbing her to death, is still regarded...
Dead & Company have announced they will play their June 10th concert in Charlotte, North Carolina but will donate $100,000 to organizations fighting the state's HB2 bill. The band issued a statement outlining how they will setting up a "social action area, where we'll host...
Breaking Benjamin frontman Ben Burnley told England's Team Rock that he and drummer Shawn Foist traveled by sea on the Queen Mary 2 to get to Europe for the band's first-ever tour there, due to Burnley's well-documented fear of flying. Burnley explained, "It took about nine days...