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Kiss bassist Gene Simmons may think "rock is dead," but Slash disagrees. Speaking with the Irish Times, Slash said, "There are a lot of issues that have popped up over the last 20 years or so that have had a huge effect on the industry as a whole . . . If they don't want to...
It was 44 years ago Saturday (October 4th, 1970) that Janis Joplin was found dead. After a long night of partying, Joplin's body was discovered in her room at the Landmark Hotel in Hollywood with fresh needle marks in her arm, and her death was ruled an accidental overdose...
Fleetwood Mac has had to go back to work to relearn a third of their stage act sidelined when Christine McVie split the band. Stevie Nicks -- who never stopped pining for McVie to return -- says that band happily dug back in to get the songs up to speed. She admitted to Rolling...
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band are back on the road for the fall leg of their 2014 tour. Ringo plays tonight (October 3rd) at St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre. In addition to this year being the 25th anniversary of the first All Starr Band road trek, Ringo is making history...
Roger Waters posted on Facebook pleading with fans to stop thinking he's in Pink Floyd. Obviously, touring the world several times for half-a-decade performing complete Pink Floyd albums -- along with actually taking the stage with Pink Floyd in recent years -- has confused a...
As the Eagles wind down their tour dates for 2014, they’re taking one last swing through California. The band hits Anaheim on Friday (October 3rd), San Diego on Saturday (October 4th), and Fresno on October 9th. The band has been saluting its 40th anniversary with the current...
Bush has released the official video for "The Only Way Out," the first single from the band's new album, Man On The Run. Bush recorded the album at Studio 606, the private studio owned by Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl. We asked Bush singer Gavin Rossdale if Grohl ever dropped...
Live will release its ninth studio album and first in eight years, The Turn, on October 28th, with first single "The Way Around Is Through" getting a big push at rock radio this week. The album is the first with singer Chris Shinn, who replaced founding frontman Ed Kowalczyk...
Bryan Adams is back with a covers set of key Top 40 hits he loved as a kid when first getting into music. The set, called Tracks Of My Years, was produced by veterans David Foster and Bob Rock, and tackles classics by the Beatles, Ray Charles, Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Creedence...