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The Rolling Stones, U2, Bruce Springsteen, and Bon Jovi have topped a new Billboard list of the 25 highest-grossing touring artists in the era from 1990 through 2014 -- all five of whom have eached grossed over $1 billion. The Stones topped the list grossing an astounding $1,565...
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora has combined his drug history and his paternal concern into a powerful new song, called "Lighthouse," according to The Associated Press. Sambora chatted with the press prior to performing on Tuesday (May 28th) at Toms River, New Jersey's Pine...
Coming on October 7th is Billy Idol’s autobiography, Dancing With Myself. According to the press release, the memoir -- which covers his childhood in England, his punk days fronting Generation X, throughout his MTV heyday and beyond -- reveals, "never-before-told tales of the...
Queen is prepping the sequel to its jukebox musical, We Will Rock You, which closes on Saturday (May 31st) in London's West End after 14 years, according to Vintage Vinyl News. We Will Rock You "tells the story of a group of Bohemians in a world where everyone dresses, thinks...
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell told Rolling Stone in a new interview that he has just started putting down some thoughts for the band's next studio album. Cornell explained, "Literally, in the last couple days, I started coming up with ideas for songs for a new album. I can't...
Although it’s been over two decades side he’s issued a new rock album, Billy Joel is still writing music, albeit classical pieces, which may or may not ever get released. During a long chat with American Songwriter, he spoke candidly about how his legendary 1970’s and ‘80s songs...
The private grieving process is over for Mick Jagger, who is back on the road with the Rolling Stones as they continue their ongoing 14 On Fire tour. Pollstar reported Jagger and the band took the stage on Monday night (May 26th) in Fornebu, Norway, marking the first concert the...
Slash has set World On Fire as the title of his third album under the solo Slash banner, with the disc set to come out on September 15th. Slash and his band, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, recorded 17 songs for the follow-up to 2012's Apocalyptic Love. Among the tracks on...
Police drummer Stewart Copeland says that the band’s 2007-2008 reunion tour finally saw them act civilly to each other. On Friday (May 23rd), Copeland world premiered Poltroons In Paradise, a concerto for percussion at Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall. Copeland spoke to The Express...