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Tom Petty says that he’s particularly thrilled in the sounds he’s getting out of the Heartbreakers these days. Petty and the group have just scored their first Number One album, with the new Hypnotic Eye collection, and he spoke about the new set to NPR, explaining, "In Hypnotic...
Coming to DVD on November 4th is Eric Clapton’s latest DVD and Blu-day disc, called Planes, Trains and Eric. The film follows Clapton and his band on the Far and Middle Eastern leg of “Slowhand’s" 2014 World Tour, featuring 13 full-length performances “blended with interviews...
Phil Collins is set for a benefit concert on December 6th in Miami, Florida at The Fillmore Miami Beach, according to ABC News. Collins, who is slowly coming out of semi-retirement, will play at the Dreaming On The Beach concert, which benefits his Little Dreams Foundation,...
Foo Fighters are getting closer to Monday's (August 11th) big announcement, but in the meantime the band may have already leaked the cover art and the first eight seconds of the band's highly anticipated eighth album. The group started posting coordinates on social media that...
Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready will perform this January at Seattle's Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony, according to Guerilla Candy. The guitarist will be taking part in a series called "Sonic Evolution," which is being curated by the orchestra's music director Ludovic...
AC/DC biographer Jesse Fink has told a Boston radio station that he doesn't expect to see founding guitarist Malcolm Young return to the band. AC/DC announced earlier this summer that Malcolm was stepping down from the group after 40 years due to unspecified health issues...
Gene Simmons feels that the punishment handed down to Los Angeles Clippers owner Don Sterling far exceeded what he deserved. Simmons spoke with The Wall Street Journal and explained that he's on the side of Sterling, who was banned for life from the NBA for his racist remarks...
After a 37-year wait, Tom Petty has finally snagged his first Number One album. Nielsen SoundScan reported the new Heartbreakers set, Hypnotic Eye, sold an impressive 131,000 copies in the week ending August 3rd, marking his best initial seller since his 1994 solo set...
Foo Fighters posted an announcement on the band's official Facebook page on Tuesday (August 5th) hinting at "big news" arriving next Monday (August 11th). The post simply stated, "Ladies and Gents...keep an eye out here for some big news coming on Monday.” It's likely that the...