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Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship co-founding guitarist Paul Kantner is dead at the age of 74. Kantner, who had been battling health issued for decades, was laid low by a heart attack last March, and suffered another attack earlier this week. Kantner's cause of death was...
Could the damaged relationship between Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen be turning around just a little? Eddie turned 61 this week, and one of his well-wishers was his former Van Halen bandmate Hagar, who tweeted: "Happy Birthday Eddie - hope you're doing good." To many fans'...
Mick Jagger took time out to share with Rolling Stone some memories of longtime friend David Bowie. Bowie died of cancer on January 10th, two days after 69th birthday and the release of his latest album, Blackstar. Although Jagger and Bowie were close friends since Bowie's early...
AC/DC has filed a lawsuit to obtain a judge's order allowing the band to direct federal marshals plus authorize local and state police and agents hired by the group to seize bootleg T-shirts and similar items during the band's upcoming U.S. tour. AC/DC's next leg of U.S. dates...
The picture of who will be playing in the lineup for the Guns N' Roses reunion may have just gotten a little clearer. Blabbermouth reports that guitarist Richard Fortus and keyboard player Dizzy Reed, both members of more recent iterations of the group, have quit their side...
As expected, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band have announced a spring leg to its ongoing tour behind his 1980 double album, The River. In addition to the 14 new U.S. shows -- including one overseas date in Lisbon, Portugal, the itinerary now includes a March 28th show...
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced some of the presenters and performers for this year's induction ceremony, April 8th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Those on hand will include Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20 fame, The Black Keys and Metallica drummer Lars...
A superstar tribute to David Bowie seems to be in the cards for the upcoming Brit Awards, the U.K.'s equivalent to the Grammys. The British tabloid The Sun has thrown out the names Bono , Adele , Coldplay , former Oasis member Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn of Blur and Gorillaz...
AC/DC fans in Scotland have gotten their wish and will see a Bon Scott statue erected in his hometown of Kirriemuir. The BBC reports that the town council approved the display after receiving more than 80 letters of support for the new statue. It was funded by a group of AC/DC...