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The Rolling Stones have released yet another alternate version of a Sticky Fingers outtake online, selecting one of the band's must bruising and enduring tracks, “Bitch.” The tune, which was a mainstay of the band’s 1971, 1972, and 1973 setlists, is featured on the deluxe...
The third annual "Metallica Day" was held at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Saturday (May 2nd) as part of the day's game between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. As with the previous two editions of the event, drummer Lars Ulrich threw out the...
Monday night (May 4th) saw the HBO premiere of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, the new documentary about the late Nirvana frontman compiled largely from Cobain's archive of home movies, artwork and audio tapes. Even though the film doesn't delve into the details of Cobain's April...
Van Halen will play the 2015 Billboard Music Awards later this month, marking the first time that the current lineup of the band -- which includes original singer David Lee Roth and guitarist Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang on bass -- has performed at an awards show. Billboard...
Filmmaker Brett Morgen, director of the new documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, has revealed that an album collecting previously unheard music from late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's personal tapes will be released this summer. Morgen told Bedford + Bowery, "We’re going...
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, bassist Duff McKagan and others are among the musicians and celebrities that have joined a campaign this month to make sure bears can still poop in the forest. The campaign, which is actually called “Let a...
Lindsey Buckingham paid a visit to L.A.’s University Of Southern California 37 years after recording its USC Trojans Marching Band live at Dodger Stadium for the title track to Fleetwood Mac’s 1979 Tusk album. Rolling Stone reported on Wednesday night (April 29th) at the...
It was 38 years ago today (May 4th, 1977) that The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl was released. The live album, which featured songs from all three of the group's shows at the venue, August 23rd, 1964 and August 29th and 30th, 1965, was remixed and produced by George Martin for...
Van Halen is currently in rehearsals for its summer tour of North America and the band is hinting that it might pull out some rarely played deep cuts from its catalog. According to HenneMusic, bassist Wolfgang Van Halen recently tweeted, "Working on setlist ideas right now...