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Tom Petty’s pre-fame band Mudcrutch is ready to enter the studio to record its first new music since its 2008 self-titled debut, and so far has two new dates on the books. In addition to Petty on bass, Mudcrutch includes Heartbreakers' keyboardist Benmont Tench and guitarist...
British breakout act The Struts released their debut full-length album, titled Everybody Wants, on Friday (March 4th). The disc follows up the band's recent EP Have You Heard, which features the Top Five Modern Rock hit “Could Have Been Me” and the new single,“Kiss This.”...
An opera based on Pink Floyd's 1979 album, The Wall, is in the works. Opéra de Montréal is working with Roger Waters, the band's former bassist and chief songwriter for the production, slated to premiere at the Quebec opera house in March of 2017. The production, called Another...
Foo Fighters are officially the funniest band in rock, according to Spin. Following Wednesday night's (March 2nd) massive prank, in which the band teased an "official announcement" only to use a hilarious video to refute rumors that they were breaking up, Spin stepped through...
Tonight (Friday, March 4th), the Who will play its first televised appearance since the close of the 2012 London Olympics when they appear on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The band, who rocked the "Big Apple's" Madison Square Garden last night, will take a two-day...
Steven Tyler has responded to the comments his Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry made about his in-the-works country album. Perry dismissed Tyler's first country single, "Love Is Your Name," by telling USA Today, "Hey, if I didn't know him when I heard the song I'd go, 'It's okay,...
Bad Company are dipping into their vaults for a new live package. Bad Company Live in Concert 1977 & 1979 is a two-disc set recorded on May 23rd, 1977 at the Summit in Houston and on March 9th 1979 at London’s Empire Pool. There's also cover of “Hey Joe” that was recorded on...
Neil Young says his new album, the 37th of his career, will be out in June. He is nearly finished with the album, which will mark his first since 2015's The Monsanto Years. Young is recording the set in Malibu, and is once again teaming up with his latest studio and live...
K.K. Downing says there are a few little things that would get him to play again with Judas Priest. Downing, who's not been shy about being disappointed that the band continued after that 2011 "farewell tour," tells Blast Echo that he would get together with the Priest if they...