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Foo Fighters played at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Halloween (Friday, October 31st) to celebrate the premiere of the Nashville-based episode of their HBO series Sonic Highways. After the program screened in the venue, Foo Fighters hit the stage with their faces painted...
A bizarre mixtape has surfaced that was supposedly assembled in 1988 by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when he was 21 years old, before the release of Nirvana's debut album, Bleach. The 36-minute "Montage of Heck" is a sound collage that features excerpts from various songs by...
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has gotten everything from mild slaps on the wrist to a few sharper responses for his "rock is dead" comments in a recent interview, but he has apparently really ticked off Alter Bridge and Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti. In an interview with Metal...
The long wait is over! After 47 years, hundreds of bootlegs, and endless speculation, the holy grail of unreleased mock music has been released today (November 4th). Ranking along side the recently released Beach Boys Smile album, the six-CD release of Bob Dylan & The Band's...
Out today (November 4th) are the two latest sets in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection: 1975's Venus And Mars and 1976’s Wings At The Speed Of Sound. The packages follow the previous deluxe sets McCartney, Ram, McCartney II, and the Grammy Award-winning Band On The Run and...
Chickenfoot frontman Sammy Hagar has told Rolling Stone that he thinks the rock supergroup is finished. The band, which also included ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and guitar hero Joe Satriani, has not made an album in three years...
Phil Collins admits that during his 1985 cameo as Led Zeppelin's drummer at Live Aid, he considered splitting mid-performance, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. Collins was particularly close to Robert Plant in the early ‘80s, having drummed on his first two solo albums; 1982’...
Ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan, who has played with the band again a handful of times over the past four years, said in a recent interview that he's potentially open to the idea of reuniting with the group again. McKagan said, “I never say never to anything, actually,...
Seether goes through an aging process in the just-released video for the band's new single, "Same Damn Life." Seether frontman Shaun Morgan came up with the "Same Damn Life" video concept in close collaboration with director Nathan Cox. The pair have wanted to work together for...