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The Eagles' live reunion album, 1994’s Hell Freezes Over, has been certified nine times platinum by the RIAA, indicating sales of over nine million units. Vintage Vinyl Rock reported that the collection, which was released on November 8th, 1994 and featured the band performing a...
John Mellencamp has just announced an 80-date North American tour. The six-month, primarily theater trek -- performed as one long, single leg with small breaks -- would be a daunting itinerary for a man even half of Mellencamp's 62 years. The shows are being played in support of...
Jack White may have a very special guest drop by his Third Man record label headquarters and studio next week: Robert Plant. According to Consequence Of Sound, the Led Zeppelin frontman wrote on Facebook that he hopes to record at White’s place when he visits Nashville next week...
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith says he's ready for a second drum-off with his lookalike, actor Will Ferrell, after the latter won their first round in a controversial decision on The Tonight Show earlier this year. Smith wrote online, "Will Ferrell claims he’s coming...
Bush has released "The Only Way Out," the first single from the band's upcoming sixth album, Man On The Run. Frontman and songwriter Gavin Rossdale told us about the approach he took to the song's subject matter: "It's obviously an old tenet, you know, the only way out is...
Paul McCartney’s new untitled single, which serves as the theme to the new Destiny video game, has appeared on YouTube, with the clip featuring the orchestral ballad playing over the game's credits. The song -- which is much different from the Giles Martin game score, which hit...
U2 has released a surprise new album titled Songs Of Innocence for free through iTunes, according to Billboard. The set became available to all iTunes users immediately after the band performed at an Apple event in Cupertino, California on Tuesday (September 9th) that unveiled...
Keith Richards has wrapped production on his third solo album -- and his first studio set since 1992's Main Offender. Richards revealed to The Associated Press that the album is still a ways away from release explaining, "I have a solo record finished, but I don't want to put it...
Metallica have been named Artists In Residence for the 37th annual Mill Valley Film Festival, scheduled to take place between October 2nd and 12th in the northern California city. According to HenneMusic, each of the band's four members will host a screening of a film that they...