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U2 are joining the likes of Foo Fighters and Metallica by booking a residency on a late night talk show. According to Stereogum, the Irish supergroup will spend a full week on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, starting on Monday, November 17th. That's the same week that...
Pete Townshend stands by U2’s generous decision to make their new album free. Unlike some rockers, such as Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, who have derided the band for what has been perceived as a publicity stunt, the Who leader told The Daily Mail, “I don’t think that was such a...
Gregg Allman isn’t wasting any time pondering the end of the Allman Brothers Band -- who played their final concert last week in New York City -- with the keyboardist announcing a New Year’s Eve solo gig and string of Southern 2015 dates. Vintage Vinyl News reported that Allman...
Grateful Dead co-founders Bob Weir and Phil Lesh’s side band, Furthur, has disbanded. A message was posted on Furthur.net, reading: “To our loyal Furthur fans and members of the Furthur community at furthur.net, we'd like to thank you for a terrific ride. We'll be closing up...
Seether and Papa Roach are teaming up for a co-headlining North American tour that will kick off on January 9th in Orlando, Florida and wind down a month later on February 7th in Las Vegas. The two acts are old friends, which Seether frontman Shaun Morgan told us was a big...
Oklahoma band Hinder is about to return with a new single, a new label and a new lead vocalist. The band has announced that it will release its new song, "Hit The Ground," on November 24th through The End Records, to be followed by the group's fifth full-length album in 2015...
Nick Mason seems to think the backlash in U2 giving away their recent album, Songs Of Innocence, might help Pink Floyd’s upcoming sales. Mason, who along with David Gilmour, owns and controls the Pink Floyd brand, will release its new album, The Endless River, on November 10th...
Foo Fighters played at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Halloween (Friday, October 31st) to celebrate the premiere of the Nashville-based episode of their HBO series Sonic Highways. After the program screened in the venue, Foo Fighters hit the stage with their faces painted...
A bizarre mixtape has surfaced that was supposedly assembled in 1988 by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when he was 21 years old, before the release of Nirvana's debut album, Bleach. The 36-minute "Montage of Heck" is a sound collage that features excerpts from various songs by...