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Keith Richards has wrapped production on his third solo album -- and his first studio set since 1992's Main Offender. Richards revealed to The Associated Press that the album is still a ways away from release explaining, "I have a solo record finished, but I don't want to put it...
Metallica have been named Artists In Residence for the 37th annual Mill Valley Film Festival, scheduled to take place between October 2nd and 12th in the northern California city. According to HenneMusic, each of the band's four members will host a screening of a film that they...
Foreigner has just announced its first 2015 tour dates along with a handful of new shows for this year. New stops now on the books include November concerts in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Cleveland, Ohio. After a break for the holidays the band will be back at it...
Coming on November 18th is the officially sanctioned, star-studded Paul McCartney tribute album, titled, The Art Of McCartney, featuring selection from his Beatles, Wings, and solo catalogues. The album -- which also includes McCartney’s son James McCartney performing with the...
With Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford heading back out on the road with his '80s solo band Mike + The Mechanics, and a new Genesis doc, Sum Of The Parts, premiering on Showtime next month -- the 1980's have definitely been on his mind. Amazingly, Genesis, among Britain's most...
Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony said in a new interview on the Eddie Trunk Podcast that he thinks it's "sad" that he hasn't spoken to either Eddie or Alex Van Halen in a decade. Anthony explained "The last time that I actually spoke to either one of 'em was the last...
Foo Fighters have a response to Kiss bassist Gene Simmons' recent comment that "rock is dead" and it's "not so fast." The band posted its reply on Twitter, good-naturedly referring to Simmons as "Mr. God of Thunder" after his signature Kiss song. Simmons told Esquire magazine...
Those who like to blast the classics on vinyl at the only appropriate volume — ground-shaking — will be pleased to know that the first eight Iron Maiden albums will be re-released on limited edition heavyweight 180g black vinyl via Parlophone Records this October and November...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are celebrating the success of their new album, Hypnotic Eye -- their first Number One album in their 38-year career. Petty recently chatted with Uncut and looked back nearly 30 years to one of the Heartbreakers' biggest hits and most troubled...