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Well, this is embarrassing: in what was obviously meant as a friendly gesture, U2 sent a case of Guinness beer to Slash to welcome him to Dublin for his recent show at the Irish city's 3Arena. The only problem? Slash is a recovering alcoholic. But the former Guns N' Roses...
The new Foo Fighters album, Sonic Highways, is unlikely to topple Taylor Swift's latest effort, 1989, from the top of the Billboard 200 album chart this week. According to Billboard, Sonic Highways is expected to debut at Number Two on the chart with first-week sales of around...
The Rolling Stones have grossed a total of $23,592,983 for the first four shows of their tour of Down Under. The band, who is back on the road, were forced to temporarily scrap the initial dates last March following the suicide of Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend L’Wren Scott...
The upcoming revival of The Osbournes will reportedly air on VH1. Sharon Osbourne revealed recently that she, Ozzy and their kids will film six to eight new episodes of the groundbreaking reality show, which first aired on MTV a decade ago. Sharon claimed that Ozzy was...
Kiss co-founder Peter Criss will be inducted into the Cancer Research and Treatment Fund's Cancer Survivors Hall of Fame tomorrow night (Tuesday, November 18th) at Manhattan’s JW Marriot Essex House. The Hall "honors an inspirational cancer survivor with an induction into our...
Neil Young is boycotting Starbucks and is urging fans to do the same due to the company's’ ingredient-labeling lawsuit with biotechnology company Monsanto against the state of Vermont. Young posted a long detailed message, which reads in part: "Starbucks has teamed up with...
Bono and co-writers Bob Geldof and Midge Ure, lead the new Band Aid 30 recording of "Do They Know It’s Christmas," with all proceeds going to fight Ebola in West Africa. Although nearly all the vocalists are of Britain’s new pop regime, a few classic artists, or at least...
Billy Joel has just added his fourth 2015 date for his New York City residency at Madison Square Garden. Billy’s most recent show added to the itinerary is April 3rd. He’ll next play the Garden on Tuesday, November 25th. Billy has always maintained that although he went through...
The Doobie Brothers are back in the Top 20 with their latest album -- the new Southbound collection, which pairs the group with modern country stars. The set hit Number 16 on the Billboard 200 album chart -- a marked improvement from the Doobie's last studio set, 2010's World...