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The Who performed a three-song set on Tuesday night (September 2nd) in London for inclusion in tonight’s (September 5th) Stand Up To Cancer telethon. TheWho.com posted Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey were joined by longtime bandmates drummer Zak Starkey, Townshend’s younger...
Ringo Starr lashed out at the British jihadis in Syria who beheaded American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and have been nicknamed “The Beatles.” The clan is led by an Englishman, dubbed “Jihadi John,” ironically after renowned peacenik John Lennon. Ringo, who was...
Sting has been announced as a recipient of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors, according to The Associated Press. Among the other honorees of what is regarded, as "one of America's highest cultural and artistic honors" are actors Tom Hanks and Lily Tomlin, along with ballerina...
Joe Perry spoke candidly about his legendary and often bumpy relationship with Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler. While publicizing his upcoming memoir, Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith, which is due out on October 7th, Perry talked about how he approaches his partnership...
Metallica has been included in the 2015 edition of Guinness World Records for the band's 2013 feat of playing concerts on all seven continents on Earth, making them the first and only musical act to do that. The group became the first to play on Antarctica on December 8th, 2013...
Foo Fighters have set September 17th as the date on which they will play a crowdfunded concert in Richmond, Virginia, according to a post by the band on Twitter. The Foos will play the concert at a 1,500-capacity venue called the National. Earlier this year, local fans launched...
It was 32 years ago today (September 4th, 1982) that the Who released their final studio album for 24 years, the ill-fated, It's Hard. The album, which followed Pete Townshend's stint in rehab for alcohol, cocaine, and heroin abuse, also came after the completion of Townshend's...
All signs are pointing to Neil Young recording an orchestral album. Billboard reported that Young has been in the studio with German-born composer and arranger Chris Walden working on an album tentatively titled Storytone. According to sources, the album could be on the streets...
Graham Nash will honor the Everly Brothers on October 25th during an all-star tribute being held at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square. Pollstar.com reported that the 19th Annual Music Masters tribute, which is being presented by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Case Western Reserve...