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If you want to see David Gilmour in the U.S. on his Rattle That Lock tour, then you'll have to do so in either Chicago or New York, as those are his last two cities following the five shows he played in Los Angeles and Toronto. Having just turned 70, Gilmour tells the Toronto...
Although the story of Stevie Nicks' 1979 Fleetwood Mac classic "Sara" has been cause for speculation for decades, Nicks has finally confirmed the story behind the song. Crossmap.com reported that back in 1991, Don Henley told GQ Magazine, "I believe, to the best of my knowledge...
Despite being part of The Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary tour in 2013 and '14, former guitarist Mick Taylor was not invited to Tuesday's opening of the band's Exhibitionism exhibit in London. He writes on Facebook : "It appears they are using my name and likeness for another...
The Who's official Facebook page announced the death of keyboardist Andy "Thunderclap” Newman. Best known for Thunderclap Newman's Pete Townshend-produced 1969 hit "Something In The Air,” Andy died on March 30th at age 73. The tune, which topped the UK charts stalled at Number...
The Rolling Stones are not only planning additional dates for 2016 -- but they'll be releasing their first studio set in over a decade. Fresh of the band's Cuban debut in front of nearly 500,000 fans last month in Havana, Keith Richards spoke about what will be the Stones' 25th...
This Friday in Brooklyn, New York, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will induct Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and N.W.A. Each day this week we are are profiling those inductees. Today, it's Cheap Trick. The band has been eligible since 2002 but had never been...
Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan led Guns N' Roses through a 17-song set at their first reunion show at The Troubadour in Los Angeles last night. As expected, the core trio of original members was joined by long-time keyboardist Dizzy Reed and two holdovers from the Axl-led era...
Wes Scantlin says there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for the why his Puddle of Mudd bandmates left the stage during a show in England last month -- which was captured in a curse-laden video. Scantlin blames a power outage at the club for driving the band off the stage as...
Guns N' Roses have announced their "Not In This Lifetime" 2016 Tour and St. Louis is no longer included on the itinerary. The 20-city trek starts on June 23rd in Detroit and wraps up on August 22nd in San Diego. A Facebook pre-sale starts Thursday, with general on-sales starting...