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Foo Fighters will play a gig to celebrate the premiere of the second Sonic Highways episode this Friday (October 24th) on HBO. This time the group will hit the stage at the Black Cat in Washington D.C. just after the episode airs. The second segment of the series also takes...
Pearl Jam performed its entire fifth album, 1998's Yield, in concert on Monday night (October 20th) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to Rolling Stone, the band began the performance about five songs into their set, following a cover of the Who's "Baba O'Riley" that featured a...
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea told Rolling Stone that the band has nearly completed writing the songs for their next effort and will be ready to hit the studio soon. Flea explained, "We’ve been writing and rehearsing, rolling up our sleeves, getting in the studio and doing...
As if Stevie Nicks wasn’t busy enough with a new Top 10 album -- 24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault -- and a sold out Fleetwood Mac tour, her first photo exhibit is now running in New York City. The show, featuring a selection of Nicks' formally lit and posed Polaroid...
Billy Joel is the subject of one of the more in-depth pieces on his career in the new issue of The New Yorker. The magazine, which shadowed the "Piano Man" before, during, and after his September Madison Square Garden gig, shed light on a very private man -- who essentially is...
A new Ringo Starr demos collection might be coming out this summer called Demo Daze. Ringo’s former songwriting partner and producer Mark Hudson spoke to Beatlefan correspondent Peter Palmiere for the magazine’s Something New blog (BeatlefanSomethingNew.wordpress.com) and broke...
Jimmy Page is keeping busy with the recent publication of his photo biography called Jimmy Page By Jimmy Page, and the ongoing Led Zeppelin reissue campaign. Page's deluxe remastering job on the band’s fourth and fifth albums, 1971’s Led Zeppelin IV and Houses Of The Holy, is...
Former Styx frontman and songwriter Dennis DeYoung is back with a new live CD/DVD set, Dennis DeYoung And The Music Of Styx Live In Los Angeles. The collection, which is also available in Blu-ray and digital formats, was captured live on March 18th, 2014 live at L.A.’s El Rey...
Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford has been spending ample time reexamining his past over the past few years. Newly released is the band's three-disc career -- and solo career-spanning collection, R-Kive as well as the recent Showtime special on the band, Sum Of The Parts, and...