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The Eagles and Carole King have been announced as recipients of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, according to The Los Angeles Times. Among the other honorees of what is regarded, as "one of America's highest cultural and artistic honors" are filmmaker George Lucas, conductor...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich believes that streaming services are the future of the music industry -- although he also admits that they will be more effective for established acts than new ones. Speaking with the BBC, Ulrich said, "I believe streaming is good for music. People...
Slipknot and Stone Sour's Corey Taylor is the gift that keeps on giving this week. Following his tirade about Kanye West proclaiming himself the world's "greatest living rock star," Taylor set his sights on Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose in the same Opie Radio interview, calling...
Staind has been mostly inactive since 2011 and singer Aaron Lewis said in a new interview that the band is probably going to stay that way for the foreseeable future. Asked by Shout Out Minnesota if the group has any plans, Lewis replied, “Not for a while. Mike [Mushok], the...
Newly released is the first in-depth career-spanning biography of Ringo Starr. Ringo Starr: With A Little Help, sheds new light on Ringo's pre-fame days in Liverpool and as the drummer for Rory Storm & The Hurricanes, along with his Beatles years, and beyond. New facts are...
Meat Loaf will be back on the road this fall and has just announced six new shows. Meat will kick off the fall trek on October 23rd at Temecula, California’s Pechanga Theatre, and as of now, will wrap things up on November 19th in Englewood, New Jersey at the Bergen Performing...
The Who and Eddie Vedder are once again teaming up to support the band’s patron charity, Teen Cancer America. Details were posted on TheWho.com about a unique contest for a special concert featuring the band and the Pearl Jam frontman on September 12th at a private residence in...
Tom Petty regrets the use of the Confederate flag 30 years ago, when it was a constant presence during his Southern Accents tour. With the meaning of the flag hotly debated as it slowly vanishes from official Southern governmental buildings and spaces, Petty, who hails from...
Are Guns N' Roses planning another return to Las Vegas for a third residency? According to Ultimate Classic Rock , speculation began after a photo appeared of a poster reportedly displayed at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino which read, "All we need is just a little patience: Guns...