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Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have been called out by Modern Family actor Eric Stonestreet, who claimed that on Wednesday (May 28th), the Kiss leaders were rude to his mother on a plane going from L.A. to Kansas City. Vintage Vinyl News re-posted Stonestreet’s tweet, which read...
Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott’s side band Down 'n’ Outz has just premiered its latest video for "Rock N’ Roll Queen." The tune, which is a cover of Mott The Hoople’s "Rock N’ Roll Queen 1969," is indicative of the group’s music, which salutes Elliot’s childhood heroes Mott...
Bruce Springsteen just cannot keep off the road. Last night (Thursday, May 29th), Billboard reported “The Boss” hopped up onstage with the Rolling Stones in Lisbon, Portugal, performing “Tumbling Dice” during the band’s appearance at the Rockin’ Rio Lisboa festival. Last week,...
John Mellencamp has signed a "lifetime" recording deal with Republic Records via Universal Music Group and plans to release his next album his 22nd -- some time this fall. The Hollywood Reporter posted that the next album will be titled, Plain Spoken. The terms of the new deal...
It was 47 years ago Sunday (June 1st, 1967), that the Beatles released the legendary Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album in the U.K. The album, which was released a day later in the U.S., was one of the most groundbreaking and influential records in history. There had...
It was 46 years ago today (May 30th, 1968) that the Beatles began recording their 30-song self-titled double album, which is commonly known as "The White Album." The album's first session was for John Lennon's "Revolution 1," which was recorded in London at EMI's Studio Two,...
It was 32 years ago (May 29th to June 12th, 1982) this week that Paul McCartney's enjoyed his last chart-topping album to date, the critically acclaimed, Tug Of War. The collection, which was the first to be released following John Lennon's December 1980 murder, marked the his...
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...