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Robert Plant has taken a lot of flack from Led Zeppelin fans that assumed that Raising Sand -- the 2007 Grammy Award-winning Americana team-up with Alison Krauss -- was the moment he finally decided to move away from Zeppelin-like music. Plant explained to Classic Rock magazine...
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson was the first in line to snap up an extremely limited edition Mustang GT. The car, created by Ford Motor Company and Petty’s Garage, will be a 627-horsepower limited edition fastback inspired by Petty’s Garage’s Mustang GT that was displayed to great...
Metallica has issued a statement following the death of documentary filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky, who co-directed with Joe Berlinger the groundbreaking, controversial film Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sinofsky passed away at the age of 58...
Foo Fighters have confirmed that they are releasing Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, an award-winning HBO docu-series directed by frontman Dave Grohl. The film is getting the deluxe DVD / Blu-Ray treatment and will also be available as a digital release via iTunes. The series...
Not that anyone’s asked yet, but during an interview with HuffPost Live, Def Leppard lead man Joe Elliott said that, if offered a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he would turn it down. Elliott says, “In fact, we’ve kind of all decided that even if we get asked we’re just...
Yesterday (February 19th), Jimmy Page previewed the new Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti reissue at London's famed Olympic Studios -- home to legendary sessions by Zeppelin, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Who, and countless other acts. As part of a Q&A session with Yahoo...
Aerosmith is seemingly announcing its summer tour one or two dates at a time. New shows now on the books include July 3rd in Stateline, Nevada -- and two Canadian stops, July 13 in Kelowna, BC and July 16th in Victoria, BC. The group's fans won't have to wait until summer to see...
On February 9th, Metallica played a show hosted by Salesforce.com at Pier 48 in San Francisco. The band previously played at the cloud computing company’s annual convention in 2011 (guitarist Kirk Hammett is friends with Salesforce.com’s CEO, Marc Benioff). The clip includes...
A “serious accident” that wrecked equipment and injured a crew member caused the cancellation of Foo Fighters charity fundraiser in Auckland, New Zealand. According to a Facebook post from Frontier Touring Company, “a truck carrying essential band equipment was involved in a...