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Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen has slammed founding and current singer David Lee Roth in a new interview with Billboard on the eve of the band's first North American tour in three years. Eddie said about Roth, "He does not want to be my friend. How can I put this: Roth’s...
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell will be missing the first few dates of Def Leppard’s current tour while he continues to battle cancer. That Metal Show’s Eddie Trunk reported that Trixter guitarist Steve Brown, who’s been on hand to fill in for Campbell in the past, will...
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea posted several tweets last Thursday (June 18th) in which he reacted to Wednesday night’s (June 17th) racially motivated church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. Flea first tweeted, “Charleston shooting. You are kidding me. This is too...
Billy Joel welcomed Bon Jovi’s Richie Sambora during the encores of his Saturday night (June 20th) concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The show, which was the “Piano Man’s” 65th appearance at the arena, tied former touring partner Elton John’s record for most...
Former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar claims that the band is trying to stop him from performing songs that he originally wrote and recorded with the group. Hagar's new band The Circle, which also features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony, plays hits from all eras of Hagar's...
Ozzy Osbourne has become a grandfather for the sixth time, as his son Jack and Jack's wife Lisa welcomed their second child into the world over the weekend. According to Hello! magazine, the couple named their new daughter Andy Rose Osbourne and she was born on Saturday, June...
The second film to be produced by Slash, called The Hell Within, has begun casting and is tentatively scheduled to go into production in January 2016, according to Blabbermouth. The Hell Within follows a woman from New York who ventures into the heart of the Brazilian jungle to...
Veteran drummer Omar Hakim will sit in with Journey for their summer dates. Current Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was arrested on June 14th for yet another domestic violence dispute at his Salem, Oregon home. Castronovo, who replaced Steve Smith in 1998, was booked for “...
The Who have added single new date to its fall itinerary. The band will perform their sole Colorado show on Thursday, December 10th at Denver, Colorado’s Pepsi Center. TheWho.com posted tickets for the Denver show go on sale Friday, June 26th at 10 a.m. MT, with presales set...