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Metallica's James Hetfield delivered a three-song set as part of Sunday night's Acoustic-4-A-Cure concert at the Fillmore in San Francisco. He did two of his own songs -- "Motorbreath" off of Metallica's 1983 album, Kill 'Em All, along with "The Unforgiven," and a cover of...
U2 will release a new live DVD, Blu-ray and digital collection on June 10th. U2 – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE - Live In Paris documents the two shows they did there last December in the wake of the terrorist attacks there the month before, which resulted in them having to postpone...
The Who blew more than a few fans minds on Friday night (May 13th) when they performed the Tommy classic, "The Acid Queen" for the first time in over 25 years. The band, who has been playing a pretty static setlist over the course of its 'Who Hits 50' tour, tackled the Pete...
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are both eagerly awaiting the Rolling Stones' two opening night appearances at the double weekend "Desert Trip" blowout in October. The "Glimmer Twins" called in to New York's Q 104.3 and spoke about the upcoming Indo, California concerts, with...
With all the attention surrounding singer Brian Johnson's abrupt and possibly permanent departure from AC/DC due to his hearing issues, it would be easy to forget the problems the band went through in late 2014 with longtime drummer Phil Rudd. The drummer was arrested and...
We may not know exactly what is going on inside their marriage at the moment, but otherwise it seems like it's business as usual for Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne. Following last Thursday's (May 12th) press conference announcing the massive Ozzfest Meets Knotfest double festival...
Journey guitarist Neal Schon doesn't want the band to just rely on their era-defining hits while out on the road with the Doobie Brothers through the end of the summer. The current band now consists of the classic Escape/Frontiers lineup -- barring Steve Perry -- and Schon is...
Red Hot Chili Peppers had to cancel a Saturday night (May 14th) headlining slot at the KROQ Weenie Roast festival at Irvine Meadows Amphitheater in Orange County, California after singer Anthony Kiedis was rushed to a local hospital with severe stomach pains. According to...
It was 40 years ago this week (May 15th to May 27th, 1976) that the Rolling Stones' Black And Blue topped the Billboard 200 album charts for the first of four non-consecutive weeks. The album, which was the band's 6th U.S. chart-topper, was recorded at Munich's Musicland Studios...