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Today (Monday, December 8th) marks the 10-year anniversary of the death of Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a Damageplan concert on this date in 2004 at the...
Aerosmith's Joe Perry has just released his first holiday collection with the download-only EP, Joe Perry's Merry Christmas. The new set features four Christmas classics: “White Christmas,” “Silent Night,” “Santa Claus Is Back In Town,” and “Run Run Rudolph” with Johnny Depp on...
A day after a report surfaced claiming that Courtney Love was cut out of HBO’s upcoming documentary on Kurt Cobain, set to air in 2015, the director said that Love “never asked” to be involved artistically. Director Brett Morgen said in a statement, "Courtney Love first came to...
A tweet from Alice In Chains singer William DuVall in which he recalled being detained outside his own home in West Hollywood, California by police officers led to concern for his safety following the recent incidents involving the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of...
Phil Collins canceled his first live performance in four years on Saturday night (December 6th) at the Dreaming On The Beach benefit concert at Miami, Florida's Fillmore Miami Beach. Collins bailed on performing after soundcheck with what The Miami Herald said was “some sort of...
It was 45 years ago today (December 6th, 1969) that the Rolling Stones held their ill-fated free concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California. The bill, which also included Santana, the Jefferson Airplane, the Flying Burrito Brothers, and Crosby, Stills, Nash &...
New Zealand prosecutors have alleged that AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd threatened to kill a man and his daughter. The allegations were made public Friday, December 5th. According to the BBC, New Zealand prosecutors claim that on the morning on September 26th, Rudd made two phone...
Earlier this week Brian Marshall, the bassist of Creed posted a short update on his troubled bandmate Scott Stapp, saying that they "talked briefly" and that Scott "seems to be okay." The post got so much attention that Brian felt the need to post again to clarify that Scott is...
Guns 'N Roses singer Axl Rose shared an eerie looking studio photo with fans on Wednesday (December 3rd) just four hours after he debunked rumors that he had been found dead in his Hollywood home. The photo was clearly taken in a recording studio and shows a ghostly figure on...