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Foo Fighters basically trolled the world and most of their fans on Wednesday night (March 2nd) with an "official band announcement" that turned out to be a gigantic prank. Following several days of speculation over reports of tension within the group and the possibility that the...
Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament told Rolling Stone in a new interview that the band's collective thoughts are slowly starting to turn toward their 11th studio effort. He explained, "I think there’s talk of getting together and throwing some ideas together. There’s no plan of making...
Pete Townshend took some time during the Who's recent stop in Detroit to record some new music. The Oakland Press reported that the night before the Who kicked off its current North American tour, Townshend traveled 20 miles outside the city to Waterford, Michigan to lay down "a...
Styx co-founder Dennis DeYoung launches his spring run tomorrow night (March 4th) in Lincoln, Nebraska at the Lied Center For The Performing Arts. DeYoung has just added a trio of April dates and two shows for May, with the jaunt playing gigs in Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin,...
An alcoholic beverage tied to Jimi Hendrix is bound to rub people the wrong way, especially, his heirs who control the licensing of his name. Experience Hendrix is trying to stop the sale of Purple Haze liqueur, which features the gone-too-young rock icon on its label. According...
Fans have been reading into David Lee Roth's new solo track "Ain't Like Christmas" as featured on his newly revamped web series The Roth Show, believing it's Roth's way of saying he's split from Van Halen. The lyrics of the track could be about Van Halen -- but are ambiguous...
The seven year-old case of a Metallica fan murdered after their show in Charlottesville, Virginia will finally come to a close on Wednesday. Jesse Leroy Matthew Junior was formally charged with the 2009 murder of Morgan Harrington last September, along with the 2014 killing of...
Gregg Allman has added 13 new shows to his spring and summer tour, including one more night for his "Laid Back Festival" when it hits Chicago in July. New stops on Allman's trek include gigs in North and South Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Idaho, Maryland...
Sixx A.M. will return with their fourth album on April 29th. Prayers for the Damned, Volume One features the single "Rise," and if you pre-order the album, you'll get an instant download of the track starting on Friday. The second half of the album, Prayers for the Damned,...