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Filmmaker Brett Morgen, whose Montage Of Heck documentary on late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain premiered Monday night (May 4th) on HBO, said that his whole reason for making the film changed after he met Kurt's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain: "When I went into her house, I shook...
Grateful Dead co-founding drummer Bill Kreutzmann is currently out on a book tour promoting his long-awaited memoir, Deal: My Three Decades Of Drumming, Dreams, And Drugs With The Grateful Dead. Kreutzmann will be signing books and meeting fans today (May 7th) in Ridgewood, New...
It was 34 years ago today (May 7th, 1981) that George Harrison released his tribute to John Lennon, called "All Those Years Ago." The song is notable for being the first record since the Beatles' 1970 breakup to feature all three surviving group members, George Harrison, Paul...
Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has broken his silence over his recent exit from the group, saying he is "very disappointed" over the breakdown of his relationship with his bandmates. Rudd was replaced in the band's lineup by Chris Slade after he was arrested on charges of drug...
Happy Birthday to Bob Seger who turns 70 today (May 6th)! Seger recently wrapped an exhaustive North American tour in support of his long-awaited studio set, Ride Out. The album, which was released last October 14th, earned him his first Top Three album in 28 years. Ride Out...
Mick Jagger and Ron Wood have added vocals and guitar, respectively, to a charity single spearheaded by Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason to aid the victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal. The song, “Save The Children (Look Into Your Heart),” was produced by Mason at London’s...
Ex-Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland said in a new interview that his out-of-tune, almost unlistenable vocal performance of the STP song "Vasoline" during a show in Corpus Christi, Texas with his band The Wildabouts was the result of equipment problems during the gig. He...
Heart has added 14 new stops on their ever-growing itinerary -- including a pair of multi-night runs at Las Vegas' House Of Blues. Additional dates now on the books see sister Ann and Nancy Wilson playing gigs in Niagara Falls and Windsor, Ontario; Syracuse and Albany, New York...
Halestorm singer Lzzy Hale said in a new interview that the band didn’t set out to make a lighter album with Into The Wild Life -- even though it worked out that way. Hale explained to May The Rock Be With You, "When we were talking about making songs heavier, it didn’t...