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Kansas lead singer and keyboardist Steve Walsh will leave the band next month. Walsh, who sang lead on the band’s biggest hits "Carry On Wayward Son," "Dust In The Wind", "Point Of Know Return," first left the band in 1980 only to return in 1985. His last show will be on August...
Faith No More performed what was believed to be two new songs on Friday (July 4th) at a massive festival in London's Hyde Park that also featured Black Sabbath and Soundgarden. The band, which reunited in 2009 after 11 years apart for touring purposes, has hinted recently at...
To the delight of fans all across the globe, a happy and healthy Paul McCartney returned to the concert stage this weekend. Saturday's show (July 5th) marked his first concert since his hospitalization due to a viral infection this past spring in Japan, which forced the...
Happy Birthday to Ringo Starr, who turns 74 today (July 7th). Ringo will be celebrate his birthday today in Los Angeles, and as usual, he's inviting fans across the globe at 12 Noon, local time, to take part in a "Peace & Love" celebration, where everyone flashes the peace...
It was 43 years ago today (July 3rd, 1971) that Jim Morrison was found dead in the bathtub of his apartment in Paris, France by his longtime companion, Pamela Courson. The local coroner ruled the official cause of death for the 27-year-old Doors frontman as "heart attack induced...
Two busses from the current Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder tour caught fire yesterday (July 2nd), with the first bus igniting and destroying the second in Philadelphia. Styx’s publicist told Ultimate Classic Rock: "No one was hurt and there’s no cause determined yet. It’s a Styx...
Over 1.1 million fans have seen the Eagles' 40th anniversary History Of The Eagles shows since the tour's kick of in July 2013, with a total gross so far of over $145,000,000, according to Noise 11. The band's manager Irving Azoff commented, "More than a million worldwide fans...
Gregg Allman has been hospitalized for an undisclosed illness and has been forced to cancel a series of Pacific Northwest gigs. Allman's Saturday show (July 5th) at Spokane, Washington's Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox is being postponed. Pollstar.com posted that tickets will...
John Mellencamp kicks off a brief summer tour tonight (July 3rd) in Niagara Falls, New York at Seneca Niagara Casino. Mellencamp played a couple of warm-up gigs last month in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and -- all told -- will play a total of seven dates throughout the summer,...