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Steven Van Zandt was happy to entrust his guitar duties with Tom Morello while his acting career took him away from roadwork as part of the E Street Band. Van Zandt, who missed several runs with Bruce Springsteen and the band due to filming of his Netfix series, Lilyhammer,...
With Christmas just one day away (December 25th), we thought we'd check in with a couple of our favorite musicians and get their thoughts on the holiday. Call him a Grinch or just a sourpuss, but Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins told us that he's just not feeling the...
It was 44 years ago Friday (December 26th, 1970) that George Harrison scored the first Number One hit by an ex-Beatle with his single "My Sweet Lord," which went on to top the charts for four weeks. The tune, which he had first produced as a gospel song for good friend Billy...
Legendary singer Joe Cocker, one of the most distinctive and influential voices of the rock era, died yesterday (December 22nd) of small cell lung cancer at age 70 at his Crawford, Colorado ranch. The Huffington Post reported that Cocker is survived by his wife of 27 years, Pam...
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd spoke to ONE News for the first time since his arrest last month on charges of drug possession and threatening to kill, calling the charges "ludicrous" and saying that he fully intended to remain a member of AC/DC. Rudd said, "This has just been a big...
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder turns 50 years old today (Tuesday, December 23rd). Born on December 23rd, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois under the name Edward Severson, Vedder was plucked from relative obscurity to front a new band formed out of the ashes of rising Seattle stars...
As Queen prepares for more dates in 2015 with Adam Lambert serving as its latest frontman, Brian May can’t help but continue to sing his praises. Ultimate Classic Rock quoted May as saying, “We didn’t look for this guy, but suddenly he’s there -- and he can sing all of those...
Lynyrd Skynyrd has announced a pair of hometown concerts in February for a live DVD shoot featuring their first two albums. The Florida Times-Union reported that the band will play the Florida Theatre on February 12th performing 1973’s Pronounced ‘Leh-nerd Skin-nerd’ and...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Slipknot singer Corey Taylor are two of the guest artists who are contributing to the debut album from Teenage Time Killer, a new all-star heavy rock outfit spearheaded by members of the legendary punk/metal band Corrosion Of Conformity. The...