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Meat Loaf is on the mend and has already lost 20 pounds. Back on June 16th during a concert in Edmonton's Northern Jubilee Auditorium, while performing his 1993 chart-topper, "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)," Meat fell, after which the band stopped playing and he...
Keith Richards was asked: If he could have just one guitar, which one would it be? And he says he'd go with his Fender Telecaster. Keith says, "Just because I knew him so well. We have a marriage. I don't know whether it's a him or a her. It's a kind of hermaphrodite thing. But...
Out now on CD is Bryan Adams' Live At The Palladium, L.A. 1985 - The Classic FM Broadcast. The legendary show from January 31st, 1985, captured Adams on the verge of superstardom, touring behind 1984's Reckless, which took a whopping nine months to finally top the U.S. charts in...
Paul McCartney is plotting a new album by year's end. McCartney spoke to The Washington Post about his composing process these days, explaining, "I either make a note in my notepad or do a little voice memo. Just to remind myself exactly the feel of the song. But it does mean...
Coming on the heels of his year-long reissue series, Phil Collins will release a 45-track, career-spanning three-disc solo hits compilation, titled, The Singles. The album, which will also be issued as a two-CD set with 33 tracks, and a four-LP vinyl version -- as well as a...
It was 31 years ago today (July 13th, 1985) that the Live Aid concerts took place in Philadelphia's JFK Stadium and London's Wembley Stadium. The mammoth fundraising shows were organized by then-Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof, who began the music industry's efforts to fight...
Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer said in an interview with Russian outlet Metro News that the comparisons to his predecessor in the band, longtime guitarist John Frusciante, are starting to get on his nerves. Klinghoffer explained, "Of course it gets annoying. On...
According to Forbes, AC/DC tops the list of rock earners for the past 12 months. The Aussie band is number-17 on the magazine's list of the " Word's Highest-Paid Celebrities ," with a haul of $67.5-million. The Rolling Stones are just behind, at number-18, with $66.5-mil. The...
A day after going to the hospital due to discomfort in his chest, Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Johnny Van Zant is on the mend. His manager tells us, "He is fine. He has bronchitis and has medicine and looks forward to performing on Friday in Cincinnati." Johnny was taken to the...