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Pearl Jam has just about completed the touring cycle for 2013's Lightning Bolt album and bassist Jeff Ament told Rolling Stone that the band is looking forward to a break, saying, "I think we sort of relish having nothing on the calendar, even if it's just for a couple months. I...
In addition to just releasing a couple of new box sets commemorating Wings' two final studio chart-toppers, Paul McCartney just uploaded his second additional outtake online. The latest track, the impromptu, "Love My Baby," is a previously unknown song from McCartney & Wings...
Billy Joel says he didn't realize how affected he was by John Lennon's death until completing 1982's The Nylon Curtain album. Billy talks candidly about Lennon's 1980 murder -- among many other things -- in author Fred Schruers' new book, Billy Joel: The Definitive Biography,...
Michael McDonald says that it was a blast reconnecting with his fellow Doobie Brothers for the band's new Southbound collection, which pairs the group with modern country stars. The album, out this week, features the band joining forces with Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, Brad...
Foo Fighters have announced that the band will celebrate its 20th anniversary next summer with a massive concert at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. According to FMQB, the "20th Anniversary Blowout" will take place on July 4th, 2015, and is being described as an "all-day...
U2 are joining the likes of Foo Fighters and Metallica by booking a residency on a late night talk show. According to Stereogum, the Irish supergroup will spend a full week on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, starting on Monday, November 17th. That's the same week that...
Pete Townshend stands by U2’s generous decision to make their new album free. Unlike some rockers, such as Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, who have derided the band for what has been perceived as a publicity stunt, the Who leader told The Daily Mail, “I don’t think that was such a...
Gregg Allman isn’t wasting any time pondering the end of the Allman Brothers Band -- who played their final concert last week in New York City -- with the keyboardist announcing a New Year’s Eve solo gig and string of Southern 2015 dates. Vintage Vinyl News reported that Allman...
Grateful Dead co-founders Bob Weir and Phil Lesh’s side band, Furthur, has disbanded. A message was posted on Furthur.net, reading: “To our loyal Furthur fans and members of the Furthur community at furthur.net, we'd like to thank you for a terrific ride. We'll be closing up...