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This Friday in Brooklyn, New York, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and N.W.A will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We've been profiling the inductees. Today, it's Miller time. The singer and guitarist became eligible for election in 1993 and, like...
Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain says he decided to stop drinking after Bruce Dickinson said his cancer was in remission. McBrain tells The Drummer's Journal , "When he got the all-clear, I looked at Bruce and thought, ‘Here’s my mate -- he’s been through hell, beaten cancer,...
Coming on June 3rd is a new, expanded, multi-media release of the Rolling Stones' 1995 Stripped live album. The new single CD and four DVD set, renamed Totally Stripped, includes a documentary on the making of the album, along with full shows from the band's Voodoo Lounge tour...
Aerosmith are considering a farewell tour may be in order next year. Steven Tyler tells Rolling Stone in an interview that whether or not it's goodbye, he's grateful for the continued fan support. Says Tyler: "I'm doing 30 shows from May until August. And then in 2017 we go out...
After getting a look at Kill 'Em All on Tuesday, Metallica fans can now get a peek inside the new Ride the Lightning box set courtesy of a new video. This clip has Lars Ulrich opening up the box and going through the various pieces of vinyl and CDs, along with the extensive book...
Stone Temple Pilots are one step closer to finding a new singer. They've announced that on April 18th, they'll start in-person auditions of the best candidates who submitted videos through their website. They add, "With MANY hours clocked in behind the computer, the three of us...
This Friday in Brooklyn, New York, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and N.W.A will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Each day this week we are are profiling one of those inductees. Today, it's Deep Purple. The band became eligible for election in...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich will finally get a chance on Friday night (April 8th) to induct classic heavy rockers Deep Purple into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Purple has been on the ballot three times and Ulrich has been championing their inclusion for years, and he told...
ZZ Top and Gregg Allman are extending their current summer traveling plans to join up for a co-headlining tour that will keep them on the road through late summer and into the fall. The co-tour launches August 16th in Huber Heights, Ohio and is scheduled to run through October...