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Seether's new album just came out on Tuesday (July 1st) and is titled Isolate & Medicate. Frontman Shaun Morgan told us that the name describes almost exactly the conditions under which he wrote the groups's new songs: "It sums up the process of writing the album. I felt...
The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced via Twitter on Tuesday (July 1st) that drummer Chad Smith has picked his five favorite live recordings and compiled them on a free EP available through the band’s website. According to Diffuser, the set contains "Strip My Mind," "Wet Sand" and...
Night Ranger -- featuring co-founders Jack Blades and Kelly Keagy -- are back on the road in support of their new album, their 11th studio set, High Road. Vintage Vinyl News reported that Kelly Keagy has just been named the first ambassador for Nashville's Musicians Hall of Fame...
Crosby, Stills, & Nash launch their summer tour tonight (July 2nd) in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The 40-date trek will finally wind down over two nights -- October 3rd and 4th -- at L.A.'s Greek Theatre. 40 years after it all went down, the live...
Although it’s hardly the back breaking schedule he undertook in the ’70s and ‘80s, July will see Billy Joel once again performing a handful of dates, as he did in June. Billy, who last week rocked Boston’s Fenway Park, performs tonight (July 2nd) in New York City as part of his...
Gene Simmons feel that the naysayers and Kiss bashers should finally get over themselves and come out and enjoy the band. Kiss is currently on the road with Def Leppard criss-crossing America all summer in one of the hottest shows on the road. We asked Simmons if the 40th...
The Who has announced the first 11 shows of their upcoming 50th Anniversary tour dubbed The Who Hits 50. Over the course of three weeks, in November and December, the band will play shows in Northern Ireland, Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales. The tour is set to come...
The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts appeared in the introductory film for Monty Python's London press conference on Monday (June 30th) announcing their string of British reunion shows. Jagger, who appears with a nearly sleeping Watts, is watching a World Cup match...
Bassist Duff McKagan says that he would consider singing lead vocals in the currently dormant Velvet Revolver, although he would prefer to bring in a new frontman. McKagan told Total Rock that the band -- which also features his fellow ex-Guns N' Roses bandmates Slash and Matt...