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Roger Daltrey admits that embodying Pete Townshend’s songs isn't exact a walk in the park. Daltrey has been receiving great notices for his recent collaboration with Wilko Johnson on their joint project, Going Back Home. The recording of the album -- which went Top Three in the...
Richie Sambora will perform next month at Manhattan’s Iridium Club, where the late great Les Paul played his weekly residency. The Bon Jovi guitarist will take the stage on July 22nd and 23rd, saluting Paul, who would have tuned 99 on June 9th. Vintage Vinyl News reported that...
Coming on June 17th -- the day before Paul McCartney’s 72nd birthday -- is the latest biography on the former Beatle, titled, Man On The Run: Paul McCartney In The 1970’s, by noted UK journalist Tom Doyle. The tome, which was first published early last year in England, breaks...
On July 17th, for one night only, Grateful Dead fans will be able to see the band’s legendary 1972 German TV appearance on Beat Club at movie theaters all over the country. The audio and picture from Bremen, West Germany's Beat Club has been remastered from its original tapes...
Metallica's Lars Ulrich is currently gearing up for the group's upcoming gig headlining the Glastonbury Festival on June 28th but he shared that the band has also made some progress as far as their new album. He told Metal Zone's Nikki Blakk, "I can tell you, all kidding aside,...
Ozzy Osbourne recently cleared up a long standing rumor that his 2012 relapse was caused by news that his Black Sabbath band mate Tony Iommi had cancer. Osbourne told the Daily Mail, "There was no reason except that I'm an alcoholic and one day you just look outside, it's a...
Former Guns N' Roses member Slash recently released the artwork for his new single, "World On Fire," which is the title track from his forthcoming album, World On Fire, which will hit stores on September 15th. The project is being billed as Slash featuring Myles Kennedy &...
Released today (June 10th) is the Who’s new live package, Quadrophenia: Live In London. The set was recorded on July 8th, 2013 during the band's tour-closing concert at London’s Wembley Arena. The collection is released in seven different configurations -- including a five-disc...
Judas Priest recently released a audio sample of their new song, "Dragonaut.” The sample of the song is found in a Youtube clip that features guitarist Glenn Tipton, bassist Ian Hill and drummer Scott Travis discussing the song. (Blabbermouth.net) Photo © Todd Morgan, BackBeat-...