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On Friday, the defense in the Led Zeppelin copyright infringement lawsuit finally got a chance to challenge the case made against the band during the trial's first three days. Prosecuting attorney Francis Malofiy closed his case in the mid-morning by questioning music economist...
Happy Birthday to Paul McCartney, who turns 74 today (June 18th). To date, McCartney is the most successful songwriter in history, having written or co-written 30 U.S. Number One hits. McCartney met his original songwriting partner John Lennon on July 6th, 1957 at a church...
Meat Loaf is in "stable and good condition" after his on-stage collapse in Edmonton, Alberta last night. His rep says the singer was suffering from "severe dehydration. His vital signs are stable and normal -- he's responsive and recovering well. He extends his heartfelt thanks...
Iron Maiden are done flying between shows this year, but Ed Force One has one more trip before the band's logo gets removed. In a video to say goodbye to the plane, Bruce Dickinson reveals that after he disembarks in Gothenburg, Sweden, a crew will fly it to Iceland, where it...
Eddie Van Halen recently discovered that his fame can get him out something we all hate -- speeding tickets. In an interview with Car and Driver , Eddie says he was invited to test out an Audi V-10 on a test track at Sonoma Raceway in California. He recalls, "So my wife Janie...
James Hetfield of Metallica has added another voice gig to his resume. He's in the cast of a new Netflix animated series, Skylanders Academy , which will premiere in the fall. The show is based on the Skylanders line of toys that combine playable figurines with video game...
Ian Paice of Deep Purple had a "mini stroke" on Tuesday, which forced the band to cancel their shows this week. Paice posted a note on the newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band's Facebook page that said, "I woke up to find that the right side of my body was feeling numb...
Meat Loaf collapsed on stage during a show Thursday night in Alberta, Canada, according to various reports. The Grammy-winning singer was performing at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium when he apparently fell ill. The condition of the 68-year-old singer, best known for...
The recently reunited lineup of the original Santana band will be featured on a new live concert special, titled Santana IV (4) this weekend. The show, recorded earlier this year at Las Vegas' House Of Blues while promoting the band's reunion album -- also titled Santana IV --...