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Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum explained in a new interview why the band decided to make its first new album since 1997, the upcoming Sol Invictus, despite being adamant for years that it would never happen. Bottum explained, "We got really bored with what we were doing...
Following his historic speech earlier this month while accepting the 2015 MusiCares honor, Bob Dylan spoke to noted rock journalist Bill Flannigan and posted the transcription on his BobDylan.com website. During the chat, Dylan touched upon some of the people who saluted him...
Happy Birthday to Yoko Ono, who turns 82 years old today (February 18th). Yoko was born in Tokyo to a musician turned extremely successful banker Eisuke Ono, who was a descendant of the Emperor of Japan. Yoko's mother, Isoko Ono, is the granddaughter of Zenjiro Yasuda, of the...
Pete Townshend and Who manager Bill Curbishley will be honored on May 28th in Manhattan at the 11th Annual MusiCares Map Fund Benefit Concert to Honor Pete Townshend. According to the press release, the show, set to play at the Best Buy Theater, will include Townshend receiving...
The Doobie Brothers are plotting out another busy year, with the band adding shows through September. On Thursday (February 19th), they'll kick off a five-night run aboard Fort Lauderdale's Rock Legends Cruise on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. On February 25th, the band hits...
Buckcherry is making progress on its new album, recently revealing to All Access Live that the upcoming set is about halfway done. Singer Josh Todd said, "We're finishing up our LP right now -- our seventh LP -- which will come out this year, first quarter. We've got about half...
Coming on March 6th will be Jimmy Page’s four-disc box set, Sound Tracks, featuring his scores for the Lucifer Rising and Death Wish II movies -- along with additional archival material for the first time. JimmyPage.com posted the new discs -- Lucifer Rising: The Second Coming...
The spot where childhood friends Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met again as teens, leading to the formation of the Rolling Stones has been awarded an official British Heritage plaque. On Thursday (February 12th), the legendary meeting on October 17th, 1961 on platform two of...
Alice Cooper’s cover project, dubbed Hollywood Vampires, will perform at September’s Rock In Rio Festival, featuring Aerosmith's Joe Perry and actor Johnny Depp. The moniker comes from the hard partying ‘70s crew in 1973/1974 which included Keith Moon, John Lennon, Ringo Starr,...