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Cheap Trick has released the first cut from their new album, Bang, Zoom, Crazy … Hello. The track, called "When I Wake Up Tomorrow" is classic Cheap Trick, with Bowie overtones. Cheap Trick has a busy April ahead. In addition to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...
Before Santana IV drops on April 15th, the album reuniting most of the band's classic-era lineup will perform at the House of Blues in Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The show will be filmed for television and DVD release. Santana also created a documentary of the...
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell has announced a new leg of North American tour dates in support of his fourth solo studio album, Higher Truth. The tour will kick off on June 16th in Clearwater, Florida and travel up the East Coast through the Midwest and up to the Pacific...
Staind frontman Aaron Lewis is one of the most politically conservative musicians in rock and told Billboard in a new interview that he would have no problem voting for Donald Trump, the Republican frontrunner, for President. Lewis explained his views: "I like the fact Donald...
The former singer of a short-lived Stone Temple Pilots offshoot band has ripped his ex-bandmates in a new interview, according to Alternative Nation. Dave Coutts, who recorded one album in 1997 with STP guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist Robert DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz under the...
AC/DC has been forced to postpone the remaining 10 dates on its current U.S. tour, with singer Brian Johnson advised by doctors that he faces "total hearing loss" unless he comes off the road immediately. The postponed dates start on Tuesday (March 8th) with a show in Atlanta,...
Randy Meisner's wife was shot to death at the couple's home on Sunday, March 6th, according to multiple news sources. The founding Eagles bassist has been cleared of all charges. Lana Rae Meisner, 63, was killed in her Studio City, California home, while she was searching for...
Rolling Stone editor Andy Greene has posted the audio online of a voicemail he received from former Guns N' Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin , in which Stradlin confirms that he is not involved with the Guns reunion "at this point in time." Stradlin started a Twitter account two...
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has told Australian outlet The Music that he hopes to record new music -- but not with original singer Ozzy Osbourne. Iommi wants to reunite with vocalist Tony Martin, who fronted the group during the late '80s and parts of the '90s, to lay...