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Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo told Rolling Stone in a new interview that the band is "having a blast" working on songs for its 10th studio album, adding, "We are being productive and having fun." Asked if the new material is in the same vein as 2008's Death Magnetic album,...
In an interview published Wednesday (April 1st) at Details.com, former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland was asked if he would ever consider being a judge or a mentor on a show like American Idol or The Voice. Weiland replied, "I don't watch those...
The groundbreaking documentary about the Who’s two original managers, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, titled Lambert & Stamp, begins its New York City run today (April 3rd) at Manhattan’s Sunshine Cinema. Directed by James D. Cooper, with the cooperation of the late-Chris Stamp...
Coming on May 12th will be Styx: The A&M Albums 1975-1984, an eight-disc box set featuring some of the Styx's most iconic albums, pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl. The A&M Albums -- all of which will also be sold separately -- mark the band’s golden period after an...
Mick Fleetwood says that fans shouldn’t expect a long hiatus when Fleetwood Mac eventually wraps their current world tour -- which runs till the end of 2015. Fleetwood spoke about the band’s future to The Vancouver Sun, explaining, “We have full intention of not leaving for a...
Van Halen performed "Jump" on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today and you can watch the video below. You can even check out an extra performance of "Dance the Night Away” here . The performance was in support of their first-ever live album with David Lee Roth on vocals, Live: Tokyo...
John Lennon’s first wife, Cynthia Powell Lennon, died yesterday (April 1st). Son Julian Lennon posted a message announcing the news on an official tribute site, http://www.cynthialennon.memorial/ . The note read: "Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain...
Although the Rolling Stones' 1971 Sticky Fingers album is among the most beloved of their entire catalogue, Mick Jagger isn't sure all the tracks will translate live. This week, the band announced that they would be hitting stadiums across North America, as well as reissuing...
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has trademarked the title Stay Of Execution for purposes unknown. He actually filed for the trademark several months ago although there is no indication of what it will be used for. Several members of the current incarnation have hinted recently...