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AC/DC producer Brendan O'Brien told Ultimate Classic Rock that the recording process for the band's new album, Rock Or Bust, was quicker than that for 2008's Black Ice, explaining, "We got it done a little more quickly this time, but I think we did less songs, actually. So I...
Slash and his wife of 13 years, Perla Hudson, did not sign a prenuptial agreement when they got married in 2001, according to TMZ.com. Now that the couple are divorcing, Perla has apparently already hired a lawyer to determine how much money Slash has made during the length of...
Robert Plant credits Phil Collins for helping steer his early solo career. Amazingly, Plant has been a solo artist nearly three times as long as he was fronting Led Zeppelin. Plant, who was promoting his latest album, the Top 10 hit, Lullaby . . . And The Ceaseless Roar,...
Styx is wasting no time before kicking off its 2015 tour dates, and will hit the ground running on January 15th at Aspen, Colorado’s Belly Up Aspen, and has shows on the books through June with the band onboard for a few Carnival Cruise appearances. We asked guitarist James "J.Y...
Legendary producer Glyn Johns is still smarting over his work on the Beatles' second-to-last album, Let It Be. Johns was recruited to engineer and oversee the January 1969 project, which was supposed to be the rehearsals for the "Fab Four's" live comeback, which due to in-...
U2 singer Bono revealed in a lengthy blog post at the band's website that he may never play guitar again as a result of his horrific bike accident in New York's Central Park this past November. In a section of his "A to Z of 2014" post, which recapped the year for Bono, his band...
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson joined Billy Joel on New Year's Eve in the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida for a performance of "You Shook Me All Night Long" right after the stroke of midnight. Johnson previously teamed up with Joel for the AC/DC classic at New York's Madison Square...
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder hung out with President Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha and Malia on Saturday (January 4th), during the last day of the Chief Executive's two-week vacation in Hawaii. The Obamas visited the Vedder family at the latter's part-time home in Kailua,...
Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan will publish a new book titled How To Be A Man (And Other Illusions) on May 12th. McKagan described the book to Total Rock as "a how-to guide of things I've learned about life -- being a dad, being a husband and being in a rock band...