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Billie Joe Armstrong was joined by a few friends to celebrate the premiere of his film Geezer Saturday night in New York. Armstrong was backed by a band that included Green Day's Tre Cool on drums and longtime friend Jesse Malin on guitar. Armstrong opened with "Devil's Kind,"...
2016 Record Store Day Ambassadors Metallica performed live on April 16th at Berkeley, California's legendary record store Rasputin Music in celebration of Record Store Day 2016. Behind-the-scenes footage from the event has been posted online. Blabbermouth reports, fan club...
John Mellencamp has just announced a 13-date fall run. The string of shows, which primarily focuses in the Midwest, kicks off on October 11th at Worcester, Massachusetts' Hanover Theatre For Performing Arts and wraps on November 4th in Grand Forks, North Dakota at the Chester...
Although several major artists -- namely Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, and Bryan Adams -- have backed out of performing in states with decidedly anti-LGBT laws -- others are choosing to perform to raise money and awareness for the cause. Peter Frampton, who'll be on the road...
Slash's best friend, Marc Canter, has told the Daily Mail that the Guns N' Roses reunion finally fell into place thanks to bassist Duff McKagan brokering a peace settlement between Slash and singer Axl Rose -- but only after Slash left his wife of 13 years, Perla Ferrar-Hudson...
Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to Prince Saturday night (last night) by opening his show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York with "Purple Rain." Wearing a purple scarf, and with the stage bathed in purple lights, Springsteen said, "Whenever I saw Prince I left the show...
Eric Clapton has commented on the death of Prince. He writes , "I'm so sad about the death of Prince, he was a true genius, and a huge inspiration for me, in a very real way. In the the '80s, I was out on the road in a massive downward spiral with drink and drugs [when...
It was 40 years ago today (April 24th, 1976) that John Lennon and Paul McCartney last saw each other. Over the course of the previous two years, relations between the two chief Beatles had warmed considerably, with the pair spending time together both in Los Angeles and in...
Roger Daltrey thinks AC/DC made a big mistake continuing on without Brian Johnson. He tells Postmedia Network , "I think AC/DC will miss Brian much more than Brian will miss AC/DC. There you go. What do you expect from Australians?" He also doesn't think much of the substitute...