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149 Bob Dylan acetates have been discovered in a building in New York's Greenwich Village, where Dylan rented space in the late-'60s or early ‘70s. The discs feature alternate mixes and unreleased material from Dylan's 1969 album Nashville Skyline and 1970's Self Portrait and...
It was 57 years ago Sunday (July 6th, 1957), in Liverpool, England, that John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met. McCartney was brought to the St. Peter's Church Garden Fete in the Liverpool suburb of Woolton by his and Lennon's mutual friend Ivan Vaughan, to watch Lennon's...
Paul McCartney kicks off his 2014 Out There summer dates on Saturday (July 5th) in Albany, New York's Times Union Center. His July and August dates were originally supposed to make up the final run of the U.S. leg, but following his hospitalization this past spring in Japan and...
The first Janis Joplin U.S. postage stamp has been unveiled. The stamp is due to be available sometime in August. The Joplin stamp is part of the series that previously honored Jimi Hendrix and Johnny Cash. (Linn's Stamp News) Check it out: the new Janis Joplin stamp: http://bit...
It was 23 years ago today that Axl Rose caused a riot to break out during a Guns N' Roses gig after leaping into the crowd to remove a camera from a fan at Riverport Amphitheatre in Maryland Heights, MO. In total, over 50 people were injured and 15 fans were arrested. The...
With the Who hitting the road in November and December for the start of its 50th anniversary tour in Europe -- Pete Townshend is promising some rarities for the die-hard fans. Although the frequent Who concert-goer remains skeptical, as the band have dipped less and less into...
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett will head down to San Diego Comic-Con later this month to perform at the "Fear FestEvil After Party" on July 25th at a downtown venue called F6IX. The event is the result of a partnership between Scion Audio Visual and Hammett's namesake toy...
Seether's new album just came out on Tuesday (July 1st) and is titled Isolate & Medicate. Frontman Shaun Morgan told us that the name describes almost exactly the conditions under which he wrote the groups's new songs: "It sums up the process of writing the album. I felt...
The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced via Twitter on Tuesday (July 1st) that drummer Chad Smith has picked his five favorite live recordings and compiled them on a free EP available through the band’s website. According to Diffuser, the set contains "Strip My Mind," "Wet Sand" and...